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Abuse cases stress county resources
Citing stress and burnout as the precipitating factor for three open positions in Health and Human Services, director Dave Lee said those staffers have “tough jobs.” Caseloads in child protection, mental health and involving vulnerable adults... Full story
Passing MNCare public option would give middle-income Minnesotans another choice
Everyone deserves health insurance that is affordable, simple to use, and provides coverage for what they and their doctor decide is necessary to keep them healthy. Minnesota is lucky to have this... Full story
Bombers snatch wild win over C-W
A 3-point shot with just over 4 seconds remaining and stout defensive play were enough to give Barnum a wild 55-52 win over Cromwell-Wright in the Section 5A quarterfinals in Hinckley-Finlayson... Full story
Barnum can't get past BBE in Section 5A final
Rayna Klejeski knew she and her Barnum girls basketball teammates had the potential to be successful this winter. But even the Bombers senior superstar was a bit wide-eyed with their results. A... Full story
Obituary: Steve Webb
Steve Webb, 69, of Carlton and formerly of Moose Lake, died peacefully March 7, 2023 at his home. He was born on March 14, 1953 in Fergus Falls to Richard and Lillie Webb. At the age of 3, Steve... Full story
Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish https://www.bethanybethlehem.org Bethany Lutheran Church 5660 Hwy 210, Cromwell 218-644-3640, [email protected] Worship 10:30 a.m., includes Sunday School Online recording posted on Facebook following 10:30... Full story
Community Events Calendar
SATURDAY, MARCH 11 Maple syrup making 2 p.m., Spirit Lake Native Farms. See a sugar-bush in operation and learn about the maple sugar making process with Bruce Savage. 1032 Spirit Lake Road, Sawyer Cloquet Eagles kraut feed 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW. Hom... Full story
Barnum mayor reflects on vibrant time for city
When Barnum residents elected Dale Riihiluoma as mayor, running unopposed, in November, it was the culmination of decades of public service. It was also something his wife of 47 years, the late Diane...
Take steps toward soil health and earn cash
Calling all farmers. Increase your forage supply, save fuel, reduce labor, and improve soil health while getting paid up to $80 per acre … and that’s no empty promise. The Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District was recently awarded over... Full story
Barnum rolls to 5A championship
After taking off her sophomore season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Barnum's Allison Marine made the decision to return to the basketball court the following year because of her teammates. And those... Full story
Robotics programs run on collaboration
Robotics, where teamwork extends beyond the team. They call it a robotics competition, but it's really a collaboration. It starts by entering events like last week's FIRST Robotics Regional...
Scouts get lessons in teamwork, survival
It was easy to tell which group hadn't been to the Beargrease Derby before, as two sets of scouts made their way down the trail on three-person skis. It was the group that kept falling over that was... Full story
Robotics event is this weekend
High-school students from more than 50 area schools in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa — with teams from Cloquet, Esko, Carlton and Barnum registered — will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing...
Closure irks Kettle River residents
Icy roads did not deter a dozen concerned Kettle River citizens from attending Monday's Carlton County Board meeting to ask why the grader was pulled from the Kettle River area county garage. "Six...
Girls playoffs seedings, locations are set
The girls high school section basketball tournaments opened Monday across Minnesota. In Section 7A the first-round games featured Wrenshall at Littlefork-Big Falls, while Fond du Lac was scheduled to play at Nashwauk-Keewatin. Nashwauk-Keewatin was... Full story
Barnum man accused of child sex abuse
A Barnum man faces charges of allegedly raping a young girl who had previously looked up to him as a father figure. Chad Arnold Connor, 47, was arraigned in Sixth District Court-Carlton County on Feb. 9 on two charges of felony first-degree criminal...
Bombers mount aerial attack against Rebels
Barnum's Rayna Klejeski and Allison Marine combined for 51 points Thursday night as the dynamic duo helped to lead the Bombers to their 21st win of the season, defeating Moose Lake/Willow River 65-31... Full story
Can small-scale farming save rural America?
The snow began just outside of Madison, Wisconsin. We had been driving north for days, watching the landscape change from green to brown until the world looked like an old black and white photo. And t...
Kettle River news
Why has the county pulled workers from the county garage in Kettle River when they had promised that they will not close the garage? They claim it is because of the cost of fuel, but the contract for the fuel is the same for Kettle River as it is...
Esko one-act to hit state stage
After 21 years without a section win, the Esko High School One Act play is now returning to the State One Act Play Festival Friday, Feb. 10, for the second year in a row. After placing second at... Full story
Librarian is my go-to Twins guy
When I seek feedback on Minnesota Twins or Vikings news and transactions, I turn to two reliable sources in Cloquet. The first is smiling Dave Haapanen, usually found stocking shelves in the cereal... Full story
Lakeside estate sale draws a crowd
'There's a lot of nice stuff there' In 30 years of auctioneering and conducting estate sales, Steven Wesely has never gone to a second weekend for a sale. Until this weekend. "This is by far the most... Full story
Police arrest man passed out in car
A Barnum man is facing charges after police found him passed out in a parked car earlier this month. Roger Petersen Jr., 35, was charged Friday, Jan. 20, in Sixth District Court in Carlton County with felony first-degree drug possession along with...
Bombers get back on track
The Barnum Bombers are winning again. Although that's nothing new when it comes to boys basketball, the team entered Tuesday's basketball game against Duluth Marshall searching for itself a bit. Marsh... Full story
Man convicted of chilling crime in Moose Lake dies in prison
The man responsible for one of Carlton County’s most heinous crimes died in prison this week. Donald Blom, 73, passed away on Tuesday at a state correctional facility in Oak Park Heights, where he was serving a life sentence for the 1999 kidnapping... Full story