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March 26, 2019
A competed and in-use manure pit. Submitted photo
Samuelson column: Farms important in water quality question
March 26, 2019 - 11:57am
February 25, 2019
Chris Gass (in front, just right of center) with Matt Winbigler's eighth-grade science class at Cloquet Middle School. The group was taking snow samples for a water quality lab comparing disturbed and undisturbed snow sites. Submitted photo
Samuelson column: Carlton SWCD working on positive changes
February 25, 2019 - 6:30am
January 29, 2019
Terry, left and Vicki Anderson with their award "garden stone," presented by Jim Nynas, Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor. Photo courtesy of Kim Samuelson
Samuelson column: Pollinator award honorees educate with compassion
January 29, 2019 - 6:39am
January 20, 2019
Bob Nelson (left) accepts the SWCD 2018 Urban Forestry Conservationist award from James Nynas, Carlton SWCD supervisor. Photo courtesy of Carlton SWCD
Cloquet resident earns urban forestry honor
January 20, 2019 - 12:48pm
January 11, 2019
Sharon and Alan Finifrock receive the 2018 Outstanding Conservationist award and garden stone from Barb Dahl (right), Carlton SWCD supervisor. Photo courtesy of Carlton SWCD
Conservation award winners show education in action
January 11, 2019 - 5:47am
December 28, 2018
A closeup of elongate hemlock scale, a tiny insect that uses a probe to suck nutrients out of evergreen needles. The insect has been found on many wreaths and other holiday decorations sold at big box stores across Wisconsin and Minnesota. Vermont Invasives photo
Invasive insect found in evergreen decor sold at some Minnesota retailers
December 28, 2018 - 10:43am
December 27, 2018
The summer "Walk in the Woods" was in Bob Asproth’s forest near Mahtowa. Pictured, the group checks out a half-acre patch cut. Birch and maple seed trees are on the edge. Photo courtesy of Kim Samuelson
Samuelson: Forestry education in action
December 27, 2018 - 7:43am
October 23, 2018
Matthew Krikava poses after planting the first apple tree in his parents' yard. That was the first of seven trees planted in the Cloquet area over the summer. Submitted photo
Cloquet man plants fruit trees for free
October 23, 2018 - 6:29am
September 9, 2018
Bees on a honeycomb. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Liquid gold
September 9, 2018 - 10:49am
August 21, 2018
Area wild rice harvest challenging
August 21, 2018 - 1:52pm
July 14, 2018
Disaster loans available for Carlton County farmers
July 14, 2018 - 6:57pm
July 13, 2018
Governor declares emergency after severe weather
July 13, 2018 - 9:57am
July 11, 2018
Mussehl selected for ag leadership training
July 11, 2018 - 1:42pm
July 1, 2018
Ryan Farrelly feeds his daughter, Zoey, while son, Lincoln, eats and wife, Misty, visits. Photo courtesy Kim Samuelson
Wrenshall farm hosts breakfast for 1,000 guests
July 1, 2018 - 1:59pm