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March 13, 2019
Esko's Trevor Spindler shoots a 3-pointer over Virginia's Jayden Bernard during Tuesday night's Section 7AA semifinal game at UMD. Dave Harwig / For the Pine Journal
Boys basketball: Eskomos enter title defense, ice Blue Devils in 7AA semifinal
March 13, 2019 - 7:36pm
March 12, 2019
Virginia's Kyle Williams (left) and Nick Peters and Esko's Payton Wefel and Trevor Spindler (right) get tangled with the ball in the first half of the teams' Section 7AA boys basketball semifinal Tuesday at Romano Gym. (Tyler Schank /
Prep boys basketball: Berger leads Esko past Virginia in 7AA semifinals
March 12, 2019 - 10:51pm
Cromwell-Wrights's Jaden Gronner shoots a 3-pointer in front of the Browerville bench during the Section 5A quarterfinal game Monday, March 11, in Brainerd. Dave Harwig / Pine Journal
Boys basketball: Cards 'figure out' a way past Tigers to win quarterfinal
March 12, 2019 - 3:17pm
The snowpack in the woods is usually the greatest for the whole season. Here it is on a March day. Note the sunlight penetrating and the slight melting at the base of many trees, "tree circles." Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Snowpack in the March woods
March 12, 2019 - 6:36am
March 9, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers notify anglers to get ice houses off lakes
March 9, 2019 - 10:38am
March 8, 2019
Natalee Hakamaki (13) of Cromwell-Wright grabs a rebound against Mountain Iron-Buhl during the Section 7A girls basketball championship Thursday at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth. MIB defeated Cromwell 50-31 to advance to the state tournament. ---  Clint Austin /
Girls basketball: MIB dashes Cromwell-Wright's hopes for state
March 8, 2019 - 9:59am
March 7, 2019
Esko's Sam Rengo, shown during the 2018 Coaches Classic, is a Region 7A finalist for the Minnesota State High School League's 2019 Triple A Award. Pine Journal file
Esko's Rengo finalist for MSHSL Triple A Award
March 7, 2019 - 9:10am
Carlton's Matt Santkuyl scores in front of Cherry's Iziac Martin during a Section 7A play-in game Monday, March 4. Dave Harwig / Pine Journal
Boys basketball playoffs: Big-shot Bulldogs hungry for upsets
March 7, 2019 - 6:36am
Cloquet's Adam Schneider shoots a jumper over Grand Rapids' Dawson Persons during the Section 7AAA quarterfinal Tuesday, March 5. Schneider led all scorers with 24 points in the Lumberjacks' 59-57 win. Dave Harwig / Pine Journal
Boys basketball playoffs: 'Jacks oust 'Rapids; try to tame Tigers again
March 7, 2019 - 3:22am
March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019 - 5:48pm
Cromwell-Wright’s Taya Hakamaki (1) unloads a baseball pass in the first half of the Cardinals game at Romano Gym on the UMD campus in Duluth on Tuesday, March 5. (Jed Carlson /
Girls basketball: Cards to face rival Rangers in Section 7A final
March 6, 2019 - 4:16pm
Sean Copeland bikes in the Frozen Forester Ski Bike Shoe Winter Triathlon on Saturday, March 2, in Cloquet. Submitted photo
4 finish Frozen Forester Triathlon
March 6, 2019 - 1:49pm
Aitkin's Lydia Fellerman (5), Kaija Davies (24) (not pictured) and Esko's Kristy Demuth (33) get tangled up in trying for the ball in the second half at Romano Gym at UMD on Saturday, March 2. Tyler Schank /
Girls basketball: Gobblers stun Eskomos in Section 7AA quarterfinal
March 6, 2019 - 11:45am
March 5, 2019
Tyler Schank /
Grand Rapids' Taryn Hamling (21), Cloquet's Alexa Snesrud (22) and Kate Owens (12) fall to the ground as they wrestle over the ball in the first half of a Section 7AAA semifinal at Duluth Denfeld on Saturday.
Section 7AAA semifinal: Thunderhawks chop down Lumberjacks
March 5, 2019 - 2:17pm
March 3, 2019
A male hairy woodpecker feeds on suet in late winter. They frequently use their beaks to drum on trees at this time, to proclaim home territory and to try to get the attention of a mate. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Woodpecker drumming winter to spring
March 3, 2019 - 10:39am