Articles from the February 10, 2023 edition
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'Jacks shut door on Wolverines
Erin Loeb scored twice and the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team defeated Rock Ridge, 3-1, in Cloquet at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Tuesday's first round of the Section 7A girls hockey... Full story
Rebels advance with shutout at home
Moose Lake Area and Hibbing/Chisholm split during the regular season in girls hockey. On Tuesday night the Rebels left little doubt they were the better team as they bounced the Bluejackets out of the Section 7A playoffs with a 4-0 win in Moose Lake.... Full story
Ski teams fly into postseason
The Lumberjacks girls alpine team missed a trip to State by one place Tuesday, taking third place at the Section 7 meet at Giants Ridge. Cloquet-Esko-Carlton head coach Ryan Zimny said one skier fell... Full story
Nordic team sends relay teams to State
Over a week's time, the Lumberjacks Nordic ski team had its share of triumphs and losses, with temperature highs and lows to match. Fighting minus-5-degree temperatures at the Lake Superior... Full story
Tussle for top spot continues
A topsy-turvy three-game weekend left the Minnesota Wilderness falling up, into sole possession of first place, despite ending on a two-game losing streak. The Wilderness surrendered three-goal leads in two of the games, saw one of the team’s...
Carlton overpowers FDL's Iron 6
When the Carlton and Fond du Lac girls basketball teams hit the court on Monday, the Ogichidaa got off to a quick start and had the Bulldogs out of sorts for a moment. Ultimately, Carlton was able to... Full story
Oh baby, is she fast
"So, Kendra Kelley, you haven't lost a race in 2023." "I have not," said Kelley, the Cloquet native and North Dakota State University sprinter who is tearing up indoor tracks across the Midwest.... Full story
College signings: Marco Mayorga
Cloquet principal and boys basketball coach Steve Battaglia poses with Marco Mayorga after Marco signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Minnesota North College–Rainy River, formerly... Full story
My run-ins with Kevin McHale
Cloquet and Hibbing, both in northern Minnesota, have had spirited sports encounters over the years, with the Lumberjacks and Bluejackets enjoying memorable and classic confrontations in football,...
Kettle River news
Quilting at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. The next Ma & Pa Kettle meeting will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Kettle River Senior Center. Ma & Pa Kettle Bingo is Sunday, March 19 at the Kettle River Senior...
Have you heard of serendipity? It’s an unplanned fortunate discovery. Well, that happened to me last Sunday. I had put a load of clothes into the washer and against my better judgment, I left it running while I went to church. I got home in a coupl...
Fund will support 4-Hers
A new endowment fund for Carlton County 4-H will support the launch of new programs in science, agriculture and technology, as well as trips to the Minnesota State Fair. The endowment was introduced...
Obituary: Mark Maynard Erickson
Mark Maynard Erickson, 61, of Proctor died unexpectedly, at home on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. He was born in Cloquet on Oct. 30, 1961, to Clarence and Smila Erickson. Mark was a 1980 graduate of AlBrook... Full story
Obituary: Ellen Elizabeth Schmitz
Ellen Elizabeth Schmitz, 83, passed away surrounded by her family on Feb. 9, 2023, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born in Cloquet on Sept. 18, 1939, the daughter of Eino and Alma... Full story