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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 County for the past two months, was at the center of a controversy that involved the disputed autopsies of two Native Americans who were killed in auto accidents in the county in February.
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 its head caught in one of his body grip traps south of Moose Lake. Such traps are a legal way to take wildlife such as raccoons, fishers, beavers and other animals prized for their pelts. In Kobe’s case, however, the bait in the trap proved a near-fatal attraction.
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….
It’s been a month now since a new ordinance went into effect banning the use of tobacco products in government buildings or vehicles on the Fond du Lac Reservation. According to Chairwoman Karen Diver, things have been going seamlessly.
For a night at least, it appeared that the Carlton and Wrenshall school districts were throwing down the olive branch and taking steps toward furthering their talks about consolidation. It...
The “For Sale” (and “For Rent”) signs are out there — count ’em, nine or 10 of them, all within a concentrated stretch of a mile or two of Highway 33 North. Some represent the hollowed-out shells of broken dreams, while others are simply testing the waters to see what the highest dollar might bring.
I understood that it was the way of things, but it always bothered me — from the first time I first saw the photo of a lion dragging down a fleeing zebra in "National Geographic" to the time I discovered the dismembered body of a rabbit out in the woods, with bits of fur flung far and wide across the forest floor.
Lately Washington Elementary students are “haunted by waters,” in the words of well-known author Norman Maclean of “A River Runs Through It” fame.
Two Duluth residents face felony charges in relation to the December burglary of a house on Valley View Drive in Cloquet.