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Minnesota Highway 23 reopens
Council, residents debate future of animal control
County Seat Theater receives grant
No campaign signs allowed, MnDOT says
Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
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
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Lucille A. Johanson
Richard R. Casey
Sharon "Kay" Pajuoja
Stella L. Robbestad
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
Minnesota Highway 23 reopens
A section of Minnesota Highway 23 damaged by flooding in June reopened Friday, July 13. The damaged section, located at the south fork of the Nemadji River, was impassable after flooding the weekend of June 16 buckled the pavement. The highway has been closed since June 17 due to...
4 hours 23 min ago
July 14, 2018
Disaster loans available for Carlton County farmers
Minnesota farmers affected by the recent flooding can also take advantage of a zero-percent disaster loan program offered by the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA). The program helps farmers cover flood cleanup, repair and replacement costs not covered by insurance. The loans...
July 14, 2018 - 6:57pm
July 13, 2018
Governor declares emergency after severe weather
Gov. Mark Dayton signed an emergency executive order July 5 declaring a peacetime emergency for 36 Minnesota counties and one tribal nation following severe weather and flooding in June.
July 13, 2018 - 9:57am
July 7, 2018
FOA responds to city representatives
Nelson said FOA is still willing to provide impound services for those willing to sign contracts with them. Four townships have signed the new contracts and are receiving uninterrupted impound services.
July 7, 2018 - 2:24pm
July 5, 2018
Apply for emergency food, shelter funds
Carlton County has been chosen to receive $4,925 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Members of a local board will determine how the awarded funds are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service...
July 5, 2018 - 11:29am
July 2, 2018
Washington Elementary diverts 5 tons of food waste
Washington Elementary students did things a little differently this past school year due to a new cafeteria initiative.
July 2, 2018 - 5:37am
June 30, 2018
Free Range Film Festival: In a barn, movies for everyone
Every June, around the summer solstice, a Carlton County family hosts a weekend of independent film. In its 15th year, the Free Range Film Festival,...
June 30, 2018 - 8:53pm
Fires of 1918: Oldest survivors in Cloquet are now buildings
When the last train pulled out of Cloquet just after 10 p.m. Oct. 12, 1918, the people jammed in its boxcars watched the city burn as they left....
June 30, 2018 - 8:48pm
June 24, 2018
Carlton County rolls out first annual bike ride
Some people indicated they were happy to use this event to get their bikes out for the season and keep riding, while other serious riders stumbled...
June 24, 2018 - 3:44pm
June 23, 2018
Montano denied bail reduction
A Wisconsin man accused of murdering his uncle in Carlton County appeared for his omnibus hearing at the Carlton County Courthouse Monday afternoon able to talk. James Montano had been assaulted in jail, which resulted in his jaw being wired shut at his previous hearing. Montano,...
June 23, 2018 - 10:18am
June 22, 2018
All washed out
After a 500-year flood in 2012 and a another significant flood event in 2016, most of Carlton County was not surprised by last weekend's heavy rainfall and subsequent high waters. However, at least one unnamed group from Blaine, Minn. had to be rescued Sunday after they got stranded....
June 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
Find alternative route to Highway 23
Highway 23 is closed at the south fork of the Nemadji River (near milepost 322) in Carlton County due to highway damage caused by record high water levels. The highway will remain closed until the damage can be assessed and repairs are made, according toa press release from the Minnesota...
June 22, 2018 - 2:24pm
June 18, 2018
Storm brings washouts, road closures in Carlton County
Flooding caused washouts and road closures in Carlton County on Sunday as a series of storms brought heavy rainfall across the area over the...
June 18, 2018 - 10:22am
June 17, 2018
Teens host community dialogue
Once the audience answered the questions the teens read their responses and compared the similarities and differences with the adults. Conversations...
June 17, 2018 - 3:18pm
June 12, 2018
Restorative Justice seeks volunteers
RJ responds to referrals from schools and the criminal justice system and provides a variety of volunteer opportunities that fit into most schedules.
June 12, 2018 - 9:58am