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Beekeeping workshop returns to FDLTCC
Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
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
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
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
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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
April 6, 2013
Snow, sleet causing difficult travel in parts of the Northland today
Heavy snow and sleet is causing difficult driving conditions in parts of the Northland this afternoon. Scanner reports have indicated several rollover accidents in the Virginia and Mountain Iron areas, as well as along state Highway 169 south of Tower. A band of heavy snow continued...
April 6, 2013 - 1:55pm
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
January 8, 2013
Esko's Trapp scores 21 in rout of Virginia
ESKO 72, VIRGINIA 12 Savanna Trapp nearly had a triple-double, with 21 points, nine rebounds and nine blocked shots to lead the Eskomos to the home win. Claudia Turner added 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists for Esko (11-1).
January 8, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Eh? Free smoke detectors in January
ArcelorMittal, the steel company that owns the Minorca taconite operation in Virginia, has given a grant to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross to buy and give away 100 free smoke detectors to area residents. You read right; they are free. The effort is aimed at promoting...
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
August 28, 2012
Section 7AA volleyball preview: Esko's path more difficult
The list of Section 7AA contenders always is deep, but over the majority of the past decade only Esko and Hibbing have succeeded in representing the section at the state tournament. This might be the best chance for a third team to crash the party. Two-time defending champion Esko...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
Virginia's big question: Essentia or no?
Rocci Lucarelli has lived in Virginia all his life -- 76 years, the same age as the Virginia Regional Medical Center. Now, as a member of the...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
Cloquet cop gets probation for failing to report accident
VIRGINIA -- A Cloquet police officer was sentenced Wednesday to a year of probation after admitting that he didn't promptly report a traffic accident he was involved in. Scott Robert Beckman, 46, of Esko pleaded guilty in March to one gross misdemeanor count of failure in the duties...
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Duluth unemployment rate remains seasonally higher despite job gains
Unemployment in Duluth remained at a seasonally higher rate of 7 percent in March, even though 324 people found work, according to state data released today. Meanwhile, the rate remained at 7.7 percent throughout the Twin Ports region, which includes all of St.
April 24, 2012 - 1:03pm
March 5, 2012
Esko routs Virginia
Esko 68, Virginia 13 The Eskomos jumped to a 35-7 halftime lead and held the Blue Devils to five total field goals in the Section 7AA quarterfinal Saturday night at Minnesota Duluth's Romano Gym. Marisa Shady had a team-high 16 points for Esko (25-3), which had 11 players score...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
UMD wrestling club growing
Last school year, Fargo, N.D., native Dom Vasquez answered an ad looking for a wrestling coach at the University of Minnesota Duluth. After coaching...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2012
Northland snowfall reports -- 10 inches reported in some areas
Snowfall reports relayed by the National Weather Service in Duluth through 3:30 p.m. today.
February 26, 2012 - 12:00pm
December 15, 2011
Prep boys swimming honor roll
200 MEDLEY RELAY 1. Duluth East1:46.7 2. Grand Rapids1:47.0 3. Hibbing1:49.7 4. Virginia1:49.8 5. Mesabi East1:55.8 200 FREESTYLE 1.
December 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
Prep report: Virginia seniors win 7A girls tennis doubles titles
Virginia seniors Hailey Slatten and Katie Kingston teamed to win the Section 7A high school girls tennis doubles title on Tuesday in Virginia. The Blue Devils defeated teammates Samantha Silcox, a senior, and Taylor Gunderson, a sophomore, 6-4, 6-0 in the finals. In the singles...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
October 17, 2011
Prep tennis section tournament preview
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton senior exchange student Victoria Marinho of Rio de Janeiro enters the Section 7AA high school girls tennis singles tournament today as the No. 1 North seed at the Arrowhead Indoor Tennis Center. Marinho (14-1) faces Andover sophomore Destiny Lee in the quarterfinals....
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am