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Carlton County Court Report: June 15, 2017
Cloquet Moose celebrates 100 years
Construction ongoing as school year looms
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Experienced CEC team aims to dominant this season
Softball players end season with fun ... and games
Former Cloquet hockey star to direct Air Force hockey operations
Woman who received liver donation from Kristen Burkholder will race in her memory Saturday
New CEC boys hockey coach is no stranger
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Susan E. Illikainen
Richard M. "Rick" Hanson
Joyce Ione Matalamaki
George "Bob" Zambory
Barbara "Betty" Peterson
Greater Minnesota: How we're changing
To the Editor: Carlton voters and school board should work together
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To the Editor: What just happened here?
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug 17 2017
Slices of Life: A return to reality
Korby's Corner: Little League, big entertainment
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug. 10 2017
slices of life: An uphill battle
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From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Festival goers enjoy music and family friendly fun
'This is home'
Wright church celebrates 100 years
'You Never Sausage a Place'
Come help the Cloquet Moose Lodge celebrate 100 years
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Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
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Bee aware of pollinators
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Experience this month’s solar eclipse safely
A unique new kind of race comes to Pine Valley
Northland Nature: Large dock spiders can be seen on land and near water
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