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Carlton News

The fall colors are painting our community with beautiful gold, red, orange and yellow leaves. The changes make us feel excited about getting outside to get that last-minute yardwork completed or to j... Full story

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    July 2, 2021

Carlton News

Happy Independence Day. I hope folks will celebrate safely with family and friends now that most of the pandemic restrictions have been lifted. About three weeks ago, I had the opportunity to have a...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    May 21, 2021

Carlton Happenings

The Green House will soon be placing the beautiful hanging plants to brighten the main street of Carlton. I have mine ready to go, and with a little help they will be planted soon. I want to wish a...

 

Carlton happenings

As I write my article, the weather has taken a turn for dark clouds, overcast and rain (again). We are all waiting for the sun to shine and dry out our yards so the raking can begin. On Monday, May 10...

 

Carlton Happenings

At last, the cold has relaxed its grip and we are able to get outside. We can look forward to the first day of spring on March 20, and even further to the first day of summer on June 20. Don’t... Full story

 

Carlton happenings

The holiday season is fast approaching, but look for changes this year because of the pandemic. For more than 50 years, the Carlton VFW Post 2962 and Auxiliary have been collecting donations to...

 

Carlton happenings

Happy Halloween to everyone. The Carlton Chamber members and area businesses will be coming together to put on the outdoor “Downtown Carlton Trick or Treat” event 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Busin...

 

Carlton happenings

As we all know, school has started, but it wasn’t like the first day of school that I remember. As a child, I looked forward to wearing the new outfit and shoes that I got to start the school year....

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 24, 2020

Carlton happenings

There’s lots going on around Carlton this weekend. At the Carlton VFW Friday: Bingo 4-8 p.m., music by Stranded 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday: Car show 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., bingo 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., horses...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 3, 2020

Carlton events

Happy Fourth of July to everyone. For me as a kid growing up in Cloquet, the Fourth of July was the highlight of the summer. People came from miles around for the big parade, the carnival rides at...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    May 22, 2020

Carlton news

Although the weather has been rather chilly, the end of May will be here soon with the hope of warm weather and a time to plant our flowers and vegetable gardens. It is also a time to honor the...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    May 8, 2020

Carlton news

Happy Mother’s Day. During this time of social distancing, let us take time to honor moms and to show our appreciation for their continued love and support on Sunday. The first Mother’s Day in...

 
 By Leola Rodd    People    April 3, 2020

Carlton news

I hope everyone is staying safe in their homes. Like me, you are probably doing those projects that have been put off for weeks or even months. As my friend tells me, I am good at procrastination. As...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    March 6, 2020

Carlton News

Think Spring! The weather has given us hope that spring may be closer than we think. The days are getting longer, the sun is shining and people are greeting each other with a smile. (I am trying to... Full story

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    February 7, 2020

Carlton news

Winter blues got you down? Take a little break and come to the Carlton Winterfest celebration Saturday, Feb. 8. Most of the activities will be held at the Four Seasons Sports Complex and Event Center...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    January 17, 2020

Carlton news

I hope everyone is beginning the new year with family and friends, and a positive look to the future. Is cabin fever setting in? Well, the city of Carlton has the answer with its Winterfest...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    December 13, 2019

Carlton news

The Carlton Holiday Market was wonderful. My sister, Sherry Erickson, and I took our event passports to at least six businesses in Carlton to shop and get stamped for the drawing at the tree lighting...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    December 6, 2019

Carlton news

The Christmas season is upon us, and I finally finished putting up my Christmas lights. Then the storm came with a vengeance and covered some of the reindeer and trees. I will do my best to clear...

 

Carlton news

Now that Halloween has come and gone, we can look forward to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. There are some among us who groan and “bah humbug” about the holidays, but there are others, l... Full story

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    October 4, 2019

Carlton news

There were chickens. There were also goats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, roosters and even some llamas at Saturday's Chicken Swap in Carlton. Sponsored by the Carlton Area Chamber of Commerce, the annua...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 19, 2019

Carlton News: Carlton Daze are coming soon

Carlton's celebration of "Carlton Daze" is just around the corner, July 26-28. Over the years how many community celebrations has Carlton had? I checked at the Carlton County Historical Society to... Full story

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    June 7, 2019

Carlton News

Although Carlton High School graduation has come and gone as with other area schools, I thought it might be interesting to visit the Carlton County Historical Society for a look at the history of...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    May 3, 2019

Carlton happenings

Last Saturday the annual Chicken Swap was held at Carlton’s Four Seasons complex parking lot. Although the weather was a bit chilly, many local community members set up booths to trade or sell their...

 

CARLTON news

The national Mayor's Day of Recognition for Volunteers was April 2 and Carlton Mayor Mike Soderstrom presented awards to Amy Decaigny, Lillian and Gordy Davis, and the Four Seasons Complex /Carlton...

 

Carlton happenings

Last Thursday, I was invited to the Oldenburg House for a presentation on “Phenology – Document Spring” by Betsy Dugan, a practitioner of backyard phenology. Since I had no idea what phenology...

 

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