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Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
Construction begins on Cloquet Avenue
Carlton County employee airs union grievance
Vandals strike former Cloquet Middle School building
Tenants affected by fire receive assistance
Rodd's Ramblings: The joys of coaching
Cross-country cyclists ride through Carlton County
Sawdust 5K adds 'Jimmer' event; 1-Miler renamed
Northland Blitz play tough competitor
Baseball: Cloquet Legion, VFW teams staying busy
Bombers & Rebels
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Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Cynthia "Cindy" Sue DeBoer
Lewis Dean Ackerman
Stella L. Robbestad
Alice D. Michaelson
Markusen: When a newly paved road is a gift
Slices of Life: The lost decade
Letter: Berg announces candidacy
Letter: Thanks for a great July 4
Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
Birds taking small steps into spring
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Larry & Susan Sell
Warren (Andy) & Sandra (Sandy)
Mrs. Peggy Lavick
Tom & Monica Martin
Topwater, underwater drones have come to fishing
Cloquet duo sets fishing tourney record
Cold water can be a killer: DNR urges opening-day anglers to be prepared
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
July 13, 2018
Mahtowa hosts hootenanny July 14
There will be a free hootenanny from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 14, on the lawn in front of Salem’s Mahtowa Hall. Music kicks off at noon with a new band or performer every hour, ending with the Holy Hootenanners at 8 p.m. Other bands include Langertsons, Mama’s Stolen Horses,...
July 13, 2018 - 11:49am
January 4, 2018
Cold knocks out power lines after Christmas
According to Minnesota Power spokesperson Kelley Eldien, power went out Wednesday, Dec. 27 at about 3 a.m. for roughly 2,000 customers. The resulting outage was caused by damage to the lines on the substation in Mahtowa.
January 4, 2018 - 11:38am
Party in downtown Mahtowa
Folks are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and a smile, and dress for the weather. There will also be special anniversary prize drawings.
August 4, 2017 - 5:25am
June 21, 2017
Carlton home a total loss after fire
When firefighters arrived the residents were already safely outside, including the family dog, but the home was fully engulfed in flames.
June 21, 2017 - 2:47pm
August 7, 2016
Man captured in Carlton County pleads guilty in Michigan
It was a chaotic scene. One deputy fired shots at the suspect vehicle's tires during the chase. Rose also rammed several squad cars and ran at least one off the road, authorities said. Two county squads were damaged enough to require tow trucks.
August 7, 2016 - 2:16pm
June 19, 2016
Spectrum Farms purchases Wild Fern Herbal Soaps
Spectrum Farm of Mahtowa announces it has recently purchased Wild Fern Herbal Soaps.
June 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
March 13, 2015
A most manly competition
The second annual Beard & Mustache Contest was held at TJ's Country Store in downtown Mahtowa Saturday, to cheers from a standing-room-only...
March 13, 2015 - 3:15pm
August 29, 2014
Holy Hootenanners bring foot-stompin’ music to Mahtowa
On Saturday’s cool, overcast evening, the Holy Hootenanners prepared to play for a fundraiser they had organized to raise money to convert...
August 29, 2014 - 5:38am
August 22, 2014
Hoot it up at Mahtowa Hootenanny
Need to put a little fun back into your summer? This weekend holds the perfect solution — the Second Annual “Mahtowa Hootenanny” set for noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Old Mahtowa School.
August 22, 2014 - 8:04am
September 6, 2013
Rat Rod Rendezvous livens up downtown Mahtowa
Finlayson's Edward Barnick was hoping to drive his '53 Ford pickup truck to Mahtowa Sunday, but it died a mile from home. Still, he wasn't about...
September 6, 2013 - 6:49am
June 14, 2013
Cherrington, Erickson announce birth of son
Megan Cherrington and Trevor Erickson, both of Mahtowa, Minn., announce the birth of their son, Oliver Cole Erickson, born at 5:42 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, Minn. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.75 ounces. Grandparents are Jess and Kim Cherrington of Saginaw,...
June 14, 2013 - 10:42am
August 4, 2011
Highway 61 Folks Fest organizers refuse to let weather rain on their parade
When Rob Mohelski of Rob's Mahtowa Tavern came in to work around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, he could hardly believe his eyes. The entire parking lot next to the tavern and behind the adjoining TJ's Country Store had essentially turned into a lake. "The river was flowing on both...
August 4, 2011 - 10:11am
History in the News... Mahtowa means Bear
We have a winner for August's History Question: "What does the name Mahtowa mean?" Sharon Ableiter of Cloquet answered, "The name Mahtowa means Bear." Sharon came to the museum to claim her prize, any book of her choice from our bookstore.
October 4, 2010 - 2:42pm
September 2, 2010
One piece at a time
Roger Rentola and Bryan Dagel don't worry about waxing their rusty quirky vintage vehicles. They are, after all, rat rods. Unlike their more...
September 2, 2010 - 11:23am
August 30, 2010
Coming this weekend: Rat Rods
"It's hard to define a Rat Rod, because every builder has a different idea of what they want," Dagel said, when asked to define a Rat Rod versus a Hot Rod. "I see it as more of an expression of art, what you can come up with. Plus you don't have to polish and clean during a show --...
August 30, 2010 - 2:15pm