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Gilman Scholarship applications available

The Floy Gilman Scheidler Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to residents of Carlton County who are pursuing a post high school education. The Foundation was established in 1999 by former Esko High School English teacher Floy Dickison and...

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 12, 2021

Cards start fast and furious

Carlton County girls basketball rivals took to the hard court last Thursday as the host Cromwell-Wright downed Barnum 60-33. "We were able to rush out to a 17-0 lead, and then cruised from there,"... Full story

 

The Ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, Feb. 4 Boys hockey CEC-6 Duluth Marshall-0 Boys Basketball Hibbing-93 Cloquet-41 Girls Basketball McGregor-61 Wrenshall-52 Cromwell-Wright-60 Barnum-33 Floodwood-40 Carlton-39 Esko-64 South Ridge-42 Friday, Feb. 5 Girls Basketball Cook... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 12, 2021

CEC presses on despite long odds

For the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton wrestling team, success this season will be measured in different ways for every athlete. Because the Lumberjacks have only about 15 wrestlers to spread across 14... Full story

 
 By MPR News    Sports    February 12, 2021

League sets winter tourney schedule

Mprnews.org The Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors on Thursday approved a tentative plan for winter state tournaments, with many of those events being held several weeks later than usual to end the pandemic-affected season. Among... Full story

 

Korby's Connections: Kids connect with some sporting quotes

In my many years of coaching, I’ve heard some great unrehearsed lines from our local young athletes. My coaching officially started while I was in college at the University of Minnesota Duluth.... Full story

 

Birdwatching: Great grays seeking Great Grays

With indoor venues closed for several months, my outdoor companion, Keith, and I have ramped up our birdwatching adventures. We have noticed an increase in birders as others flock to the northeast... Full story

 

On The Mark: It's best to just embrace deep winter head on

We're in a deep freeze. It's beautiful: a bit windy, but gloriously sunny with ample snow. Yet not snowbound. This stretch is a skier, skater and morning walker's heaven. Walking this Tuesday morning...

 

On Faith: Power lies in people when it comes to freedom

When Sunday school students see beyond the superficial details of the story of Adam and Eve, they begin to reflect on the reality of sin. A typical response appeals to their sense of justice. “Well, that’s not fair,” they will say. They... Full story

 

2020-21 Honor Roll-Quarter 1-Cloquet High School

Correction: This is the Quarter 1 Honor Roll, but was originally posted as Quarter 2. Quarter 2 will be posted as soon as it is available. We apologize for the error. Cloquet High School Quarter 1 A HONOR ROLL Grade 9 Elexis Anderson Drew Angell... Full story

 

College Notes: Dean's lists

FDLTCC Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet announced that 145 students attending the college last fall earned dean’s list honors for the semester. Here is a list of students from the area who made the list: • Barnum: Christen... Full story

 

Wrenshall News: Seeds need acute care

Like many Americans this past Sunday, I celebrated the largest sporting event of the year by eating my fair share of avocado. I realized it might be a fun science project for my kids and me to watch...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Cromwell mayor Sharon Zelazny asked me to pass along information about the Highway 210 project. The timeline for the project has changed. Testing in the area last fall revealed the need for some...

 

Former Carlton teacher, coach sentenced to nearly three years

A former Carlton teacher and girls basketball coach was sentenced Friday to 33 months in Minnesota state prison for criminal sexual conduct charges stemming from a sexual relationship with a student athlete nearly 20 years ago. Robert Kent Pioro,... Full story

 

Ruling allows pipeline work

A federal judge says Enbridge Energy can proceed with construction on its contentious Line 3 oil pipeline, less than a week after a state appellate court panel also denied a request from Minnesota tribes and environmental groups to temporarily block...  Website

 

Explosion cuts power in Moose Lake

The city of Moose Lake lost power to homes and businesses on Monday during subzero temperatures. According to information released by city officials, there was an explosion in a regulator at the north substation at 7:20 p.m. The Moose Lake police...

 

Obituaries: Robert "Bob" James Peters

Robert “Bob” James Peters, 88 of Cloquet died on Feb. 11, 2021 at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. He was born on Nov. 26, 1932 to Albert and Tyna (Sipola) Peters in Cloquet. Bob married Donna... Full story

 

2020-21 Honor Roll-Quarter 2-Wrenshall High School

Wrenshall High School Quarter 2 A HONOR ROLL Natylee Anderson Connar Ankrum Patrick Ankrum Liam Bruce Lillian Eckdahl Sage Fernquist Mason Goetz Brooke Kent Elliana Lattu Ryan Mattson Alex Murray... Full story

 

2020-21 Honor Roll-First semester-Cromwell-Wright School

Cromwell- Wright High School Semester 1 A HONOR ROLL Grade 12 Justin Aho Eliana Anderson Daniel Belden Daniele Butera Brandi Collman Elisabeth Kachinske Andrew Kosloski Aiden Lehti Katherine Libbon... Full story

 

Online bonus! Remembering Hank Aaron

I was sad when I learned that baseball legend Henry Aaron had passed away. He was one of my favorite baseball heroes from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. I read now and am reminded of the terrible... Full story

 

Obituaries: Michael John Hagen

Michael John Hagen, 69, of Roseville, Minnesota, formerly of Cloquet, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Michael was born on Dec. 18, 1951 in... Full story

 

Death notices

James Marvin Sunnarborg, 88, of Esko passed away Feb. 11, 2021 in his home with his loving family by his side. Visitation: 12 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet.... Full story

 

Obituaries: Leo LeRoy Dahlberg

Leo LeRoy Dahlberg, 86, of Cromwell passed away Feb. 13, 2021 in Villa Vista Care Center in Cromwell. He was born March 1, 1934 in Bigfork to Roy and Marie Dahlberg. Leo grew up in Effie and graduated... Full story

 

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