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The Clothing Depot in Cromwell is back open on a limited basis. The hours and days are still the same — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday — but they are allowing only eight people...

 

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The volunteers at the Villa Vista/Cardinal Court were invited to stop by May 15 to get a plant as an appreciation gift from owners Julie and Mike Peterson. They usually have a volunteers breakfast at...

 

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Villa Vista/Cardinal Court volunteers are invited to stop by between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, May 15 to get a plant as an appreciation gift from Julie and Mike Peterson. They usually have a...

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    May 8, 2020

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Even if our schools are closed, there is some school news to report, as we congratulate Emaleigh Olesiak, who competed in the Minnesota Academy of Science state fair held virtually in March. This was...

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    May 1, 2020

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It’s now the sixth week of the “stay at home” order by our Minnesota governor and we are trying to do our best to follow this directive. And now we hear that the schools will not resume this...

 

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As we go through another month of “stay at home” orders, I hope you all are staying put, staying safe and staying healthy. I have heard of a few cases of COVID-19 in Carlton County, but so far we...

 

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It’s now the fourth week of the state stay-at-home order and we are trying to do our best to follow the directive. I go to the Co-op store in Wright only once a week and maybe to Cromwell for gas wh...

 

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It’s been nearly a month of quarantine for most of us, and it’s starting to feel normal to be staying at home most of the time. I guess this slower pace of life is a blessing for many, but it...

 

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There are a couple of new phrases that I have added to my vocabulary, including “social distancing.” Folks are now staying home as much as possible and getting to know their kids and spouses in a...

 

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This week we have settled into the realization that everything is canceled except grocery shopping, critical medical appointments and emergency travel. At least folks seem to be paying attention and...

 

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With the advent of the coronavirus, there will be, and already have been, many cancellations in our area. The worst one, at least for our girls basketball team, was the sudden cancellation of the...

 

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Congratulations to our Boys and Girls Basketball teams as they finished another very successful season and good luck at state to the girls! The girls team was set to play at 3 p.m. Thursday March 12.... Full story

 

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Leo Dahlberg Ccelebrated his 86th Bbirthday with a family and friends party at Cardinal Court on Sunday, March 1. We wish him Happy Bbirthday!y. Happy Birthday wishes also go out to Jake Bok of... Full story

 

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To all those folks born on Feb. 29, a very special Happy Birthday to you this year. Congratulations to Paul Johnson and Lorraine Guentzel who were crowned the Valentine’s Day King and Queen at the...

 

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Congratulations to Beth Clark on her 500th win as the head coach of the Hermantown Hawks girls basketball team on Feb. 13. Beth is originally from Cromwell, graduating in 1977. She was one of the...

 

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I’ve had some pretty strange things happen to me lately. On Feb. 6, I motored to McGregor to visit a friend and take another friend out to lunch when a strange, feral cat appeared in my van. I was... Full story

 

Wright/Cromwell news

As I sit down to type this week's news, it's a balmy 40 degrees in Wright. Just think, one year ago, it was 30 to 40 below zero with a wind chill of minus 50 degrees. It was on Jan. 30, the coldest...

 

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Homecoming week is here at the school. The coronation will be tonight after the boys basketball game. This year’s candidates are: Shaily, Micah, Taya, Taye, Anja, Cameron, Josie, Ben, Emmalee,...

 

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Pro stock racer Jason Line announced that this will be his last season on the National Hot Rod Association circuit. He has had a very successful racing career starting at age 15. He has won...

 

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Our sympathy to the family of Allan William Karki Sr., 79, of Cromwell who passed away Jan. 9 with his children by his side. Upon Al’s request there will be a private family burial in West Branch Ce...

 

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The current Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Magazine has a 10-page article complete with photographs of our own Julie Collman and her husband, Bob Baker, as they snowmobile, and snowshoe for Big...

 

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Happy New Year to all my readers and friends. It had been a long time since I was home, but finally on Dec. 26, after 11 days, I got home from my total right knee replacement at Cloquet’s Community...

 

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This may be my last news column for a couple of weeks, as I had a total knee replacement scheduled for Dec. 16 at Cloquet Memorial Hospital. I do hope to be well enough to get back home to my...

 

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We are excited to share with you that the Cromwell-Wright area has formed its first “Best Christmas Ever” team. This effort is about uplifting and giving a local family hope when there may be...

 

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Many area folks attended the memorial service for Harold Maki last week. Missing was his oldest brother Franklin Maki, but I got an email from his niece Mary Soyring, who said that he and his wife...

 

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