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Tribal councilor won't face theft charges, petition dismissed
USG Cloquet plant fined for air violations
SCHOOL BOARD: Paraprofessionals want health care benefits; district considers budget cuts
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Police complaint prompts closed meeting
Prep boys basketball: Esko wins title, hands Devney 500th victory
Boys basketball: 'Jacks fall in 7AAA final
BOYS BASKETBALL: Esko focuses on final
PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Wrens still standing in 7A
BOYS BASKETBALL: Esko, Cloquet advance to semifinals
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Helen C. Lekander
Dennis Lee Olson
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SLICES OF LIFE: House or home?
GUEST COMMENTARY: County attorney's actions a 'black eye' on county
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Are truth and freedom getting flushed away?
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
SLICES OF LIFE: Winning the lottery
Slices of Life: Try kindness --EMDASH-- it's free
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
Tom & Monica Martin
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
Coyote mating season underway
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
August 3, 2010
'George Jones' to appear at Folks Festival
Doug "George Jones" Soukkala will sing along with "Country Junction" from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at TJ's Country Corner in Mahtowa to open the annual Mahtowa Highway 61 Folks Festival weekend. In addition, TJ's famous wurst and Salem Lutheran Church's annual pie sale will be there...
August 3, 2010 - 1:40pm