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Keep your holidays from going up in flames
Kwik Trip arrives in Carlton County
Winter wonderland by the river
Ski preview: Nordic numbers up, alpine down for CEC skiers
Scoreboard - December 18, 2015 edition
Scoreboard - December 11, 2014 edition
Legendary Coach McDonald will make his way to Cloquet for Coaches Corner
GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Diver fuels Fond du Lac girls program
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Scott K. Carlson
Shirley M. Decker
Ambrose Thomas Houle
Jeanette Florence Rengo
William R. Bergstedt Jr.
FROM THE EDITOR: Wasted
What message do our low prosecution rates send?
Board member supports referendum
Vote yes for Cloquet kids
OUR VIEW...Right message, wrong place
In Our Own Backyard...'Don we now our gay apparel!'
Notes from the Small Pond...Close encounter
Slices of Life...The season of believing
In Our Own Backyard...Visions of bacon dance in my head
Slices of Life...Sleeping through the night
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Books with local connections could be perfect answer to gift giving
OUR NEIGHBORS...Their family heritage is the land
Bill and Kate Isles return to Encore! for annual holiday concert
Home for the Holidays
Carlton County musicians featured on Christmas by the Lake
arts and entertainment
Kruse, Odegaard welcome baby daughter
Dahl, Christian welcome daughter
caring and sharing
December 6, 2013
State opens public comment period for PolyMet proposed copper mine
A comprehensive environmental analysis of Minnesota's first proposed copper-nickel mine has been released for public review and input. This begins a critical phase of the environmental review process for PolyMet Mining Inc.'s revised NorthMet copper-nickel mining project and proposed...
news / outdoors
December 6, 2013 - 10:31am
Annual FDLTCC holiday celebration tonight
ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION EVENT SCHEDULED The annual Holiday Celebration event for area children and families will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2013, in the student common area and amphitheater at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. The Human Services...
celebrations / news
December 6, 2013 - 10:25am
December 5, 2013
Santa's coming Home for the Holidays, no matter how cold it is
Santa's Home for the Holidays organizers prefer to look on the sunny side of life, even with temperatures for Saturday's annual parade predicted at somewhere around zero degrees Fahrenheit. No matter what, the show -- well, the 6 p.m. parade down Cloquet Avenue downtown -- will go...
December 5, 2013 - 4:24pm
Pearl Harbor is more than a memory to Cloquet man
When Pearl Harbor Day comes around on Dec. 7, for most it's only a date on a page in history. But for Cloquet's Arvid Carlson, it's as real as it ever was. Carlson, now 99, was a young man at the time of the world conflict. He was born and grew up in the Blackhoof area of Carlton...
military / news
December 5, 2013 - 12:39pm
What? Cancel skiing because of snow?
CLOQUET--The school district called off all after-school practices Tuesday. It was an incongruous policy act for a ski team; however, it didn't seem to stop the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton cross country ski team from enjoying an unofficial gathering at the Pine Valley chalet and ski trails....
Lumberjacks / skiing / sports
December 5, 2013 - 12:34pm
Defenseless Esko edged by Hawks
ESKO -- Colliding heads with teammate Kole Zuidmulder earlier this season, Hermantown's Cade Zacharias stood outside the locker room Monday evening with the remnants of nine stitches above his left eye. "That's how we practice, I guess," said Zacharais, who scored a team-high 21...
December 5, 2013 - 12:21pm
December 4, 2013
Early season storm blankets Northland
When Cloquet's Amber Nichols headed outside with her measuring tape Wednesday morning, it showed 15 inches of snow in her back yard ... and the National Weather Service in Duluth was predicting an additional eight to 12 inches more on top of that. Cloquet Street Supervisor Les Peterson...
December 4, 2013 - 7:08pm
County Seat cancels evening show due to weather
Due to the weather the County Seat Theater's production of "Miracle in Bedford Falls" show for this evening, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 has been cancelled. Tonight's performance was the Community Memorial Hospital Sponsor Evening. Theater manager Joel Soukkala said a special event will...
arts and entertainment
December 4, 2013 - 11:04am
December 3, 2013
Some schools delay start, more snow coming
Cloquet, Esko and Wrenshall schools are operating on a two-hour delay today (Tuesday, Dec. 3). All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter...
December 3, 2013 - 7:22am
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...
education / news
December 3, 2013 - 5:23am
December 2, 2013
City plows hit the streets
The Cloquet Police Department sent out a reminder this afternoon to residents: City snowplows will be back out at 4am. Cars MUST be off the streets or they will be ticketed and/or towed. With snow accumulations expected to total 3-5 inches for today and more overnight, plows will...
December 2, 2013 - 3:05pm
December 1, 2013
Winter storm takes aim at Northland; snowfall may exceed a foot
Get those shovels and snowblowers ready: A winter storm taking aim at the Northland may drop in excess of a foot of snow by the time it moves out on Wednesday. And you'll want to get the wet snow removed quickly, because it'll be followed by a blast of arctic air that may leave...
news / superior
December 1, 2013 - 8:43pm
November 27, 2013
Highway 210 new bridge open in Jay Cooke State Park
DULUTH, Minn. - The new Highway 210 Bridge in Jay Cooke State Park is open and may be accessed from Jay Cooke State Park.
November 27, 2013 - 3:08pm
November 26, 2013
Saint Anyway 'capture the beast' on new live album
Cloquet's homegrown bluegrass band Saint Anyway has a new album and a new holiday, and local fans can celebrate both tonight in Carlton. The album is "Live in Duluth," a best-of compilation recorded over two days of live performances at Beaner's Central in West Duluth. The holid...
arts and entertainment / news
November 26, 2013 - 10:32am
November 20, 2013
Moose Lake-Willow River player finalist for Mr. Football award
Ezra Szczyrbak of Moose Lake-Willow River has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2013 Mr. Football Award, it was announced by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA) Wednesday. The Mr. Football Award is sponsored by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA)...
November 20, 2013 - 4:44pm