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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
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To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
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caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
St Louis County
October 20, 2013
For young Northland scuba divers, a chilly day will do
Ideally, Cody Bauer and three of his classmates from the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School wouldn't have been scuba diving in Pike Lake this weekend. "My...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
County medicine-collection program being expanded
A program that collected more than 500 pounds of unwanted medicines in six months in St. Louis County has been expanded to seven more communities. Law enforcement offices in Virginia, Hibbing, Babbitt, Gilbert, Eveleth, Ely and Floodwood now have drop boxes where residents can safely...
February 26, 2013 - 2:47pm
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
January 9, 2013
Fond du Lac Band touts economic power
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa poured more than $300 million into the regional economy in 2011 -- and, despite its two casinos,...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Mentor to help rural families of children with disabilities
A new parent-support mentor has been hired by the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative to serve rural families with children with disabilities in 12 area school districts. Priscilla Heimbruch will help connect parents to services and resources and understand the special...
November 28, 2012 - 6:30am
October 24, 2012
Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday
Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Duluth reports that warm, humid, unstable air...
October 24, 2012 - 6:50am
October 23, 2012
Duluth unemployment falls below 6 percent
Unemployment continued to fall in Duluth last month, reaching 5.9 percent, down from 6.6 percent in August. Most of the Northland also saw declines. The jobless rate reached 6.2 percent for Northeastern Minnesota, down from 6.7 percent in August. And the greater Twin Ports area,...
October 23, 2012 - 12:43pm
October 13, 2012
Cloquet man seriously hurt in motorcycle-deer crash
A 53-year-old Cloquet man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a deer north of Duluth. The accident happened at about 2:20 p.m. in the 8100 block of Pequaywan Lake Road in North Star Township, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported. That's...
October 13, 2012 - 6:47pm
October 10, 2012
Charges expected Thursday in murder of Floodwood woman
An accused Native Mob gang member could be charged Thursday with the murder of Cristyna Watson, a 25-year-old Floodwood woman who was missing...
October 10, 2012 - 10:44pm
October 4, 2012
Body found near Cloquet in search for missing Floodwood woman
Laurie Snaza said her worst fears arrived at her Floodwood home Thursday night when police informed her that the body of her missing daughter...
October 4, 2012 - 9:07pm
Missing person alert issued for Floodwood woman
Police agencies in Carlton County are teaming up in an investigation into the disappearance of a Floodwood woman. A statewide missing person...
October 4, 2012 - 6:19pm
August 17, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest loans after floods
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans. The declaration issued today covers...
August 17, 2012 - 3:57pm
August 1, 2012
Strong thunderstorms rolling through Twin Ports
A lie of strong thunderstorms was moving across southern St. Louis and Carlton counties late this morning. The National Weather Service in Duluth said the storms could bring half-inch-diameter hail, 40 mph wind gusts, brief heavy downpours and considerable cloud to ground lighting. The...
August 1, 2012 - 11:01am
Low-interest disaster loans available for residents, businesses in flooded areas
Wisconsin and Minnesota residents and businesses affected by June's severe storms and flooding can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The loans are available to residents and businesses in Carlton, Pine and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Deadline nears for federal storm assistance
State agencies, local and tribal governments, and some private nonprofit organizations in Minnesota have until Sunday to apply for federal public assistance to help recover from June's severe storms and flooding. Fifteen counties -- including Carlton, Cook, Lake and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am