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Wright/Cromwell news

Important news for Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright: The church council decided to hold in-person worship services only on the first Sunday of the month, due to recent low attendance, the...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Sympathy goes to the family of Brian A. Holte, 40, of Anoka, who passed away Oct. 14 at his home. The preliminary autopsy showed that Brian had an enlarged heart. Send condolences to his mother, Judy...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Lisa Donelson, former Cromwell-Wright teacher, author, and former resident of Floodwood will present a program, “Signs of Encouragement,” at the Floodwood Baptist church at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Many...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

The 2021 Carlton County Historical Society’s barn calendars are available at the Pine Knot News office in Cloquet, Widdes Farm and Feed in Esko, and TJ’s in Mahtowa. You can also call Barb Dahl...

 

Villa Vista/Cardinal Court birthday news

There are lots of birthdays this month at Villa Vista and Cardinal Court in Cromwell. Roy Miller, formerly of Meadowlands, marked his 100th birthday on Oct. 8. He is living at the Cardinal Court and... Full story

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Our sympathy to the family and friends of Melissa Kalinoski, 42, of Cromwell, who died in a car crash Sept. 24 near Brookston. She was killed when a truck crossed over the centerline and hit her car...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

It’s officially autumn. The summer seemed much longer than normal mainly due to this Covid pandemic. I’m sure we are all hoping for the time to pass quickly so we can get to the end of this...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

On Sept. 11, 2001, I was sitting at my kitchen table while my nephew Nathan Dahlman was replacing our kitchen counters. My son Philip called and said: “Turn on the TV. A plane just hit one of the Wo...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Happy Grandparents Day on Sept. 13. A grandparent is someone who cares for you and in all things you try to do. A grandparent always has a ready smile and is willing to go that extra mile. Remember...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

As I’m putting the finishing touches on this news column today, it’s my 75th birthday! That’s three quarters of a century! Or 27,394 days old, counting the 19 leap year days I added. My...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Congratulations to Brad Koivisto of Cromwell, who recently won the first Brainerd $10K Bracket National at the Brainerd International Raceway. This big payout attracted nearly 200 amateur racers and...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

As I’m sitting here in front of my computer typing this week’s news, it is not without pain. I finally had my left knee replacement surgery on Aug. 5 at the hospital in Cloquet, after having it...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

With all the cancellations in the state, there is, sadly, another one we have to report. The annual Wounded Warriors United Minnesota event has been canceled. It was to have taken place at the Cromwel...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

New, for those voting by mail: you no longer need a witness to sign your ballot. Ballots need to be returned to the courthouse by Aug.11, or at least postmarked by then to be counted. Also, remember...

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    July 31, 2020

Wright/Cromwell news

My husband, Bob, came home last week after six weeks away. He reached his physical and occupational therapy goals and was ready to be discharged. He will now be doing therapy at home as the nurses...

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    July 24, 2020

Wright/Cromwell news

The 55th annual Wrong Days in Wright took place last weekend with a somewhat scaled back list of events. The events were not as well attended as in the past, but at least folks got a chance to get...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

The 55th annual Wrong Days in Wright will be taking place this weekend, Friday through Sunday, July 17-19, in Wright with a somewhat scaled back list of events. Wrong Days will start out with the...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

On the Fourth of July, my son Curtis, friend Shirley Goodin and I went to the “compound” at Sherriff Lake (land owned by Sharon Lake’s kids Robin and Eric) to help celebrate Sharon’s...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

The 55th annual Wrong Days in Wright is a go, and will be taking place the weekend of July 17-19 in Wright with a scaled-back list of events. There are posters up around the area, so you can check on... Full story

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    June 26, 2020

Wright/Cromwell news

This has been an interesting and emotional week for our family. I had to take my husband, Bob, to St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth on Tuesday, June 9 because he was very tired and just couldn’t get...

 
 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    June 19, 2020

Wright/Cromwell news

I don’t know where my brain has been lately, but I just found out that Father’s Day is June 21, not last Sunday. Oh, well, it means twice the good wishes for all you fathers out there. I also...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

I just got word from Mary Purcell’s daughter that she fell and broke a bone in her neck. She will be in recovery and rehab for the next six weeks or so. Cards of encouragement and speedy recovery...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

I’m happy to report that Susan Walli Shelerud is now up and back on her feet, after a 900-pound car lift fell on her more than 10 weeks ago. Because of COVID-19 precautions, no one could be with...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

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...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

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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