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Carlton County Court Report: October 10, 2017
Cloquet City Council approves roundabout agreement
Hero in the Pacific
DAV revives community Thanksgiving meal in Cloquet
Board debates academic standards for sports, activities
CEC girls focus on teaching, rebuilding youthful team
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Cloquet crushes Packers to advance to state championship game Friday
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Rebels run out of steam against Arrows
Storm surge overwhelms Cardinals
CEC's Suominen, relay team swim to state meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Raymond H. Dolan, Jr.
Diane Marie Hepokoski
Esther Mildred Kusch
Frances Dorraine Backa
Wright-Cromwell News Nov 16 2017
To the editor: Get facts about MNsure open enrollment
Slices of Life: 'Gratitudinally' speaking
Guest Commentary: Honoring those who serve
OUR VIEW: Remembering Judge Yetka
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
Doug & Ginny Olson
Annual River Run races promote fitness and fun ... and the scenery is pretty good too
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
It’s time to fall in love with autumn again
Runners go with the flow at annual River Run
Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County
October 31, 2017
SWCD NEWS: Every 'little bit' helps with conservation
Using the plan, Behrends first hired Fond du Lac Forestry to do select clearing around full-grown seed trees of desirable species on 11 acres...
October 31, 2017 - 11:22am
SWCD NEWS: Conservationists recognized for doing their 'little bits' - Part I
Over the years, Schantz set up a small nursery, planted a Christmas tree plantation, created a wildlife pond, and established several gardens...
October 31, 2017 - 11:17am
September 18, 2017
SWCD News: 25 by 25 - It's your turn!
p>A few weeks ago, this newspaper ran a front page cover that said, "Imagine a day without local news." Along that same line, can you imagine...
September 18, 2017 - 1:42pm
August 14, 2017
Bee aware of pollinators
BEE BASICS In North America, there are about 4,000 species of native bees with about 45 species of bumblebees in the United States alone. Most...
August 14, 2017 - 12:40pm
June 17, 2017
Planting trees? Heed this expert (and not so expert) advice
• Do not plant too close to underground services or in the road right of ways, said Mike Rust, a four-year volunteer. • Plant native trees....
June 17, 2017 - 1:59pm
May 23, 2017
Soil is not a 'dirty' word
Many people even relish that "wet dirt smell" (called petrichor) after a good rainstorm or when watering plants. On the other hand, there are...
May 23, 2017 - 6:12am
December 31, 2016
SWCD News: Raise your cup to a year of successes with SWCD
A farmer and teacher, Aanerud was a valuable voice in the conservation community and is greatly missed by many groups around the state, including...
December 31, 2016 - 11:54am
November 19, 2016
SWCD News: Put your money where your mouth is
If you have farmland, he urges you to "farm the best and conserve the rest" by using some of your land for wildlife habitat. Herwig promotes...
November 19, 2016 - 8:30am
October 31, 2016
SWCD NEWS: Honoring conservationists
Frank Liupakka was honored and thanked for working with the SWCD to protect their shoreline and stream, according to Kelly Smith, Carlton SWCD...
October 31, 2016 - 3:25pm
August 8, 2016
SWCD News: Please don’t share your weeds!
. If you aren't sure a plant is an invasive weed, pull it up and bring it to your local SWCD, Extension, DNR, or NRCS office and have them identify it and, if it is, how best to control it. Doing nothing about these weeds on your property is actually doing something — it's allowing...
August 8, 2016 - 7:37am
Planting trees, planting hope
"With all these new and existing forest pests and stressors, it has never been more important for landowners and land managers to take an active...
June 8, 2016 - 6:49am
February 1, 2016
Go batty for bats, and help them survive
Bats. Just hearing the word makes many of us start screaming, covering our heads and running for shelter. But bats aren't bad. They are amazing...
February 1, 2016 - 3:07pm
October 5, 2015
A fish (and tree) story
Writer Kim Samuelson is Carlton SWCD's elected supervisor for District 4, which includes the townships of Automba, Kalevala, Skelton, Split...
October 5, 2015 - 10:09am