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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
NEWS BRIEFS (March 8, 2018)
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
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Helen C. Lekander
Dennis Lee Olson
Dawn Marie Northrup
Helen Marie Korpela
Yrjo "Charlie" Gronquist
SLICES OF LIFE: House or home?
GUEST COMMENTARY: County attorney's actions a 'black eye' on county
Wright-Cromwell News (March 15, 2018)
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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
November 21, 2017
Minnesotans in Germany say climate progress up to U.S.
However, Minnesota is one of 14 states that have decided to meet those goals on their own.
November 21, 2017 - 7:22am
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