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Our sympathy to the family of Bill Cahoon of Wright, who passed away on March 28, 2015. His funeral will be Saturday, April 4, at Westside Church in Kettle River,...
This summer might bring something you've seldom seen before in Cloquet — "mounted" police officers on wheels.
There was a time when pretty much every small town in the Upper Midwest had a Lutheran, a Catholic, and maybe a Methodist or Presbyterian church. Today, those “mainline” churches and others are no longer a given.
By this time next week, I will no longer be a newspaper reporter. I won't be a publisher. I won't be a boss, or a co-worker, or the one who always brings deviled eggs to the office potlucks. I'll simply be — retired.
On many levels, it’s a relief to have the case of former Carlton County Transfer Station employee Joanne Wappes all wrapped up. For the sake of the county, the patrons...
You know it's time that winter was over when your winter jacket is shot. That's because my beloved purple winter jacket with the glorious faux fur hood has the zipper of a cocktail dress.
Carlton County Commissioners unanimously voted to continue with the services of Medical Examiner Thomas Uncini during their adjourned session on Tuesday. Uncini, who has only been medical examiner for Carlton...
In August, 1982, Diane Parkhurst brought her first dog home from the Cloquet Animal Hospital — where the city contracted to have stray or abandoned dogs placed — to try to find it a home. Her efforts snowballed, and eventually led to the founding of the Friends of Animals Humane Society in Cloquet.
Kobe has come a long way in the last three months — from life, to near death, and back again. On Dec. 23, a trapper discovered the 7-year-old husky with...
We sat in the cool dampness of the kiva, thoughts of the blazing sun that had us peeling off our jackets giving way to a relaxing aura of calm. As our eyes adjusted to the dimly lit room, we became engulfed in the sense of history of the place, and for a few moments at least, we were there….