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 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    May 3, 2024

Carlton Happenings

This year’s Carlton Community Cleanup is May 17. Students from the high school will be out raking, picking up garbage and piling up branches across the city and Hillside Cemetery. If you need to h...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    April 5, 2024

Carlton happenings

Thank you to Jennie Hanson, Wright/Cromwell News columnist, for reminding us about the Little Red Schoolhouse on the Carlton County Fair grounds in Barnum. I remember visiting the schoolhouse as a...

 

Carlton happenings

Happy St. Urho’s Day, March 16, to everyone of Finnish heritage. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, to everyone of Irish heritage. As the days get warmer and daylight lasts a little longer every day...

 

Carlton happenings

I hope everyone had a happy Valentine’s Day. As I recall, in Miss Otteson’s first-grade classroom we would get a brown paper lunch bag to decorate with hearts, construction paper and artwork to han...

 

Carlton Happenings

There are only 25 days until Christmas Day, when families will get together for fun, food and presents. I remember how excited my brother, sister and I were to see the presents we got. For weeks we...

 

Carlton happenings

On Oct. 12, 1918 — 105 years ago — tragedy struck parts of Minnesota that included the communities of Kettle River, Moose Lake and Cloquet, areas of Duluth, and many smaller towns in the area. This wa...

 

Carlton Happenings

Welcome back to all the students attending Carlton schools on Tuesday, Sept. 5. We are excited for our kids, and remember how we felt on that first day of grade school or junior high way back when. I...

 

Carlton happenings

The Carlton Daze celebration was a wonderful event - even Mother Nature was on her best behavior. Thank you to the Carlton Area Chamber, local businesses and volunteers for making the celebration a...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 21, 2023

Carlton Happenings

Carlton has seen many celebrations over the years. As a kid visiting my aunt, uncle and cousins in Carlton, I remember a big celebration with a big carnival in the area where the N.P. Junction... Full story

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 14, 2023

Carlton Happenings

The Carlton community is beginning to buzz with excitement as plans are being finalized for the annual community celebration. Circle July 28-29-30 on your calendar and come out to gather with family...

 
 By Leola Rodd    News    June 16, 2023

Carlton Happenings

Many of us are celebrating the beginning of summer by planting flowers and vegetable seeds in our gardens. Now is the season of graduation parties, rummage sales and family get-togethers. Maybe even...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    May 5, 2023

Carlton Happenings

As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, this is a reminder to get that special mom in your life a very special gift. I have some suggestions that don’t necessarily cost a lot of money. Spend a day wit... Full story

 

Carlton happenings

Spring has arrived, and the snow drifts are going down slowly. I am looking forward to rescuing the Christmas decorations and lights, and checking out my drooping lilac bushes. Let’s all look f...

 

Carlton happenings

Here I am again, watching the snow come down. As I talk to people about the weather, we are all wondering if it will end soon, and spring will finally come. Later this afternoon my snowblower will...

 

Carlton Happenings

As I write my column, the sun is shining and the temperature is not below zero. My outdoor Christmas decorations are still buried in the snow and ice, waiting to be rescued and put away until the...

 

Carlton happenings

The 29th annual Carlton area toy drive runs through Dec. 10. Please help those less fortunate. Collection boxes will be available at the Carlton VFW, City of Carlton office, Carlton Wellness Center, T...

 

Carlton Happenings

The Carlton VFW 2962 Auxiliary’s rummage sale was a big success thanks to the 125 individuals and families who donated items for the sale. Thank you to the 47 community members and CIP crew who w...

 

Carlton Happenings

If you are a parent, grandparent or great-grandparent, you know that school will be starting on Tuesday, Sept. 6. We are excited for our kids, and remember how we felt on that first day of grade...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 22, 2022

Carlton Happenings

With the annual Carlton Daze celebration just around the corner, I am dedicating this column to all the ways we celebrate our city. Over the years, how many unique community celebrations has Carlton h...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    July 8, 2022

Carlton Happenings

Although the July Fourth celebrations have passed, many of us put out the American flag every day, weather permitting. The earliest version of the flag flew in 1776, but it wasn’t until 1777 that t...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    May 13, 2022

Carlton Happenings

Spring has finally arrived. The sun has been shining, the temperature has been decent and I have finally been able to get my Christmas yard decorations put away. The plants in my flower beds are...

 

Carlton Happenings

As we all know, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day. It is the Irish celebration of the day St. Patrick is said to have cast out the snakes from Ireland. But there is also another celebration the day b...

 

Carlton News

Do you enjoy watching hockey games with players of all ages? Your chance to see beginning hockey players show off their skills starts at 9 a.m. Feb. 19. It’s the Carlton Mini Mite Jamboree at the F...

 

Carlton news

The Carlton Community Toy Drive is happening again this year. We will be working with the Carlton VFW Auxiliary and the focus will be to help veterans and their families that are in need. In addition... Full story

 

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

 

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