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Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected
Kids dream big at Inventors' Fair
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
DARLENE FAYE (SCHMITZ) SHORT
BETTY ANN (LECKINGTON) LEHNER
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
August 3, 2016
Softball teams head to nationals
“We feel like we have a good draw,” Kelley said. “We beat teams that beat the West Metro Blast this season so we think we can do pretty...
August 3, 2016 - 12:52pm
July 22, 2016
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Moose Lake and Willow River have teamed up to field a young and growing softball program this summer. The Moose Lake-Willow River North States...
July 22, 2016 - 3:43pm
July 15, 2016
Local teams hold their own in state softball tournament
Braun Park was the place to be last weekend for softball fans, as local and area teams did quite well at the United States Specialty Sports Association...
July 15, 2016 - 3:54pm
June 3, 2016
Esko softball rallies in championship game to defeat Rebels
CLOQUET ― Just one week earlier, Esko scored two runs in the final inning to edge Moose Lake-Willow River in a Section 7AA high school softball...
June 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
April 23, 2016
Janke goes from out of the game, to out of the park
Against South Ridge last week, junior Sam Fisher and eighth-grader Taya Hakamaki had the Cardinals' only hits. Thus far, winless Cromwell-Wright...
April 23, 2016 - 9:37am
Lumberjacks freeze out Eskomos
“We couldn’t get out of the inning,” Esko coach Jeff Emanuel said. “We definitely gift-wrapped some runs for them, which we need to clean...
April 23, 2016 - 9:22am
May 14, 2015
Cloquet pitcher just won’t quit
Steen described a play last Friday in Princeton, Minn., when McMillen pounced off the rubber to try and catch a pop-up bunt. She proceeded to...
May 14, 2015 - 6:58am
April 24, 2015
SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs bounced by Rebels — barely
Ally Bode admitted she didn’t get the best view of the final play at last Thursday’s softball game between Moose Lake-Willow River and Carlton,...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
April 24, 2015 - 9:56am
April 2, 2015
Winterless weather brings softball smiles
Abbey Wangen and her Cloquet softball teammates warmed up in the Braun Park outfield Tuesday, a big change from the past two seasons when, if...
April 2, 2015 - 7:49am
August 14, 2014
Kelley’s Cloquet club claims local tourney title
Last weekend, Merle Kelley hosted the first-ever Cloquet 12-and-Under mid-August youth softball tournament, but that wasn’t the only first...
August 14, 2014 - 1:12pm
July 24, 2014
CATBIRD SEAT: Korby on the razor's edge
Tyler Korby hopes his U-13 Minnesota Blast softball players all grow up to be lovers of the sport. But if they don’t take that path, he knows...
July 24, 2014 - 9:00am
July 17, 2014
Braun Park serves up USSSA state softball success
Josie Steen smacked an eventual game-winning double down the right field line to help the Minnesota Blast 13s to a 6-4 come-from-behind upset...
July 17, 2014 - 8:06am
July 3, 2014
A weekend of softball...for Ashley
Marissa Steltz was one of 23 girls selected by her coaches as an Ashley Award winner during the 15th Annual Ashley Abrahamson Memorial Softball...
July 3, 2014 - 8:26am
June 26, 2014
Abrahamson tournament set for this weekend
The 15th Annual Ashley Abrahamson Memorial Softball Tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday in Cloquet, one of the area’s most popular events.
June 26, 2014 - 3:52pm
June 19, 2014
Blast shows age has nothing to do with winning
Age obviously isn’t a factor in winning for the Blast, which beat the Duluth Whitecaps 5-1 before taking an early lead in an eventual 9-3 loss...
June 19, 2014 - 10:12am