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Changes are coming to the city of Cloquet
Dance to the music of the Esko Jazz Bands
Body found, no foul play suspected
Old MacDonald had a banjo?
Carlton County Court Report: January 14-15, 2017
Maijala races to a close second at state
Rebels win in double OT, advance to quarterfinals
Korby's Top Games
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Lumberjacks squeak by Hilltoppers in double OT
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
G. Berneice Muller
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
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
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
Pet of the week
'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
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
November 17, 2016
Local free Thanksgiving buffets canceled this year
Home deliveries will continue in the smaller communities, he said. Home-bound residents in the Duluth/Two Harbors or Cloquet areas who would like to request a home delivery meal can call 218-723-6484 by noon Friday, Nov. 18.
November 17, 2016 - 6:12pm
December 3, 2013
Duluth, Two Harbors, Hermantown, Proctor schools closed Tuesday
All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools are closed Tuesday, Dec. 3, because of the heavy snow falling in the Northland. The Lake Superior school district, which includes Two Harbors and Silver Bay, also is closed today, along with Proctor schools, Hermantown schools...
December 3, 2013 - 5:23am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Heavy snow expected west, south of Twin Ports
A major winter snowstorm is already pummeling North Dakota and western Minnesota and is expected to make its mark on the Northland overnight. Snow...
March 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
March 3, 2013
Winter storm watch issued for Twin Ports, Two Harbors, Cloquet
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Twin Ports and points south and west for the possibility of more than a half-foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon. The Northland will be on the north side of a storm system moving from the Dakotas southeast toward...
March 3, 2013 - 2:21pm
March 2, 2013
Eh? Owl collection
As we've reported several times, the Northland is seeing an influx of owls from Canada this winter. They've moved south in search of food, such as mice and voles. While many owls are finding good pickings in our area, some owls, inevitably, will perish here. But some good may come...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Eh? A guide to beers
What's the quickest route between two microbrews? Check the Duluth Beer Trail -- which conveniently has a mobile site. This site, which is compatible with the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, guides beer fans to microbrews from Superior to the Scenic Highway. Users can search by...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Call for free ride to polls on Tuesday
Arrowhead Transit is offering rides to polling places across the Northland on Tuesday, Election Day. A free ride during the hours listed can be obtained by calling the "Dial-A-Ride" phone numbers in the city nearest to you. Cloquet: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; 879-9742 Floodwood: 10 a.m.-noon;...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
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 10, 2012
Multiple morning auto accidents reported throughout Northland
Slippery roads led to several accidents around the region this morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reported two one-vehicle rollovers; one on Interstate 35 near Midway round and the other near the intersection of U.S. Highway 53 and Minnesota Highway 33.
October 10, 2012 - 8:40am
September 29, 2012
Prep football roundup: Greyhounds drop heartbreaker on last-second TD pass
Big Lake quarterback Tyler Halverson hit wide receiver Connor Johnson on a 9-yard touchdown pass with no time left on the clock to defeat host Duluth East 41-36 in a Mississippi 8 Conference game Friday night at Ordean Stadium. The Hornets (1-4 overall, 1-3 conference) faced a fourth-and-9...
September 29, 2012 - 11:00am
August 17, 2012
Embarrass, Iron Range flirt with frost; low temps in Northland
It was the coolest morning in months across parts of the Northland as temperatures dipped down into the 30s in some areas at sunrise today, including 33 in Embarrass, 34 in Bigfork and 35 at the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. Unofficial lows also included 36 at Hayward and Crane Lake,...
August 17, 2012 - 7:43am
July 24, 2012
Northland may see heavy rain overnight; flash flood watch for North Shore
Heavy rain is in the forecast for much of the Northland overnight into Wednesday, and a flash flood watch has been issued for the North Shore. The National Weather Service reports that rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is possible in some locations along the North Shore from Two Harbors...
July 24, 2012 - 7:51pm
June 28, 2012
Ridgeview names director of golf
Aaron Anderson of Duluth has been named director of golf at Ridgeview Country Club after working the past four years at the course as a golf professional and superintendent. He previously worked at LaQuinta (Calif.) Resort & Club and Avondale Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., as...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
Health Notes: Grant will help provide dental care for kids
The Junior League of Duluth has awarded a $1,250 grant to Just Kids Dental, a Two Harbors-based nonprofit that provides dental care to underserved children. The 2011-12 school year saw a record number of children requiring dental services, said Stacey Anderson, executive director...
June 7, 2012 - 8:35am