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Hero in the Pacific
DAV revives community Thanksgiving meal in Cloquet
Board debates academic standards for sports, activities
Cloquet school district seeks resident input
Board hears Enbridge concerns, approves transfer rate hikes
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.
Esther Mildred Kusch
Frances Dorraine Backa
Kenneth Clyde Beise
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
The Rural-Urban Connection: Why industrial arts matter
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
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
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 8, 2017
Four DFL governor candidates make pitch in Cloquet
"Health care is a human right," she said. "It is time for us now to build the infrastructure behind that." Otto and Liebling also support single-payer...
October 8, 2017 - 12:47pm
September 5, 2017
Minnesota changes pollution rules for wild rice
The proposed changes could make it easier for some Iron Range mining operations to meet their water pollution discharge regulations, but it will...
September 5, 2017 - 8:40am
August 21, 2017
Supporting a free press
Last year we again ranked first in the nation in voter turnout. Minnesotans volunteer at the second highest rate in the country. And we usually...
August 21, 2017 - 11:50am
August 20, 2017
Greater Minnesota: How we're changing
Earlier this year, our state's demographic center published a report that helps clarify the complex relationships among Greater Minnesota counties,...
August 20, 2017 - 1:10pm
August 17, 2017
Newspapers remain the trusted source for news, advertising
>For those who are shocked or disappointed, let that feeling sink in for a moment, because this is what would exist every day in a city without a newspaper.
August 17, 2017 - 11:16am
August 11, 2017
Reminder: Deadline to file for a 2015 property tax refund is Aug. 15
To be eligible for a refund, a homeowner must have had a household income of less than $107,930 in 2015. For renters, the income limit in 2015 is $58,490.
August 11, 2017 - 11:34am
State’s credit rating now safe again
Dayton’s June veto of the House and Senate’s funding had raised the possibility that workers could go unpaid and that the Senate could miss payments on its new office building.
July 11, 2017 - 6:45am
July 6, 2017
Sunday liquor store sales, other new state laws, take effect
Although they aren't required to open on Sundays, many of the area liquor stores did take advantage of the new law.
July 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
Franken to seek third term in 2020
WASHINGTON—If anyone doubted Al Franken loves his job and wants to keep it for a long time, Minnesota’s junior U.S. senator announced in a Pioneer Press interview last week that he plans to seek a third term in 2020. He also makes his intentions perfectly clear in his new memoir,...
June 6, 2017 - 12:32pm
May 28, 2017
Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
The Trump administration's federal budget proposal for 2018 isn't a week old, but already state and local transportation officials are adjusting to President Donald Trump's goal of reducing the federal government's role in funding infrastructure. While hopeful still of federal dollars,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
March 11, 2017
Credit for Cloquet's high Native American graduation rate shared by students, teachers
Joe Fineday eats lunch in the American Indian Education room at Cloquet High School most days. He gets help when he needs it, but it's also...
March 11, 2017 - 3:32pm
March 4, 2017
Former tribal chair shares her experience through teaching
>She said recently that she had "unequivocally" made the right choice in leaving her chairwoman post to work for the Obama administration. "It...
March 4, 2017 - 11:30am
February 10, 2017
OP-ED: Actually affordable health care choices
Over the past year there has been a lot of media coverage on the increasing cost of health insurance in Minnesota and the lack of access to providers...
February 10, 2017 - 3:18pm
February 4, 2017
Legislature, Governor pass tax cuts for more than 200,000 Minnesotans
According to a press release from Gov. Mark Dayton's office issued last month, following the introduction of the Dayton-Smith Tax Bill earlier this month, Dayton signed bipartisan legislation cutting taxes by $21 million for more than 200,000 Minnesota taxpayers in January. The bipartisan...
February 4, 2017 - 11:01am