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Dogs perish in Scanlon fire

Seven dogs died late Friday, Nov. 18, when a garage they were kept in caught fire in Scanlon. The fire occurred at 1208 28th St. Firefighters began arriving within a few minutes of being paged at... Full story


History: Paving the way to Cloquet's future

Not so much a mystery this week. It was called the “Comeback of Cloquet,” and people here celebrated in style 100 years ago this month. While it may seem odd that a whole community came out to celebrate a street construction project, that’s...

 By Rebekah King    News    November 25, 2022 

Candidates for open board seat interviewed

The Thomson Township board of supervisors interviewed finalists for its vacant board seat on Nov. 17, after nearly three months without a full board. The three candidates, Eric Rish, Gary Bonneville, and David Sunnarborg, were asked a series of...


Stage set for classic Christmas ghost story

The County Seat Theater Company will bring "A Christmas Carol" to the stage again, but a more spirited and fanciful version, featuring a swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts who weave through this... Full story


Organic farm up for statewide award

Ann Gustafson - a local farmer and teacher and all-around engaged citizen - is one of eight statewide finalists in the 2022 Outstanding Conservationist Award Program, along with her family and the... Full story

 By Dan Gunderson    News    November 25, 2022 

Food shelves remain in high demand

Minnesota will likely see a record number of visits to food shelves this year. The demand has nonprofit organizations scrutinizing budgets and considering new ways to stretch resources. The Salvation... Full story


Our view: Support our local businesses all year

Cloquet mayor Roger Maki cited several interesting numbers in his recent proclamation of Small Business Saturday. In short, small business makes up a significant part of the economy. So we need to support local business not only this Saturday, but... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    November 25, 2022 

A blue ribbon day at Churchill

Staff and students at Churchill Elementary capped off their Blue Ribbon awards season with a party in the gymnasium, complete with drumming and a brass band, special guests, a funny heartwarming... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 25, 2022 

'Jacks navigate tough opening path

If strength of schedule is important to developing a hockey team during the regular season, then the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team is on the right track. The 'Jacks opened the season on Nov.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 25, 2022 

Bittersweet swim at state

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls swim team's season came to a close officially after the Minnesota state meet was held last weekend in the Twin Cities. Senior Hannah Sandman was the lone Lumberjack to... Full story

 By Steve Korby    Sports    November 25, 2022 

Korby's connections: Top Cloquet athlete comes home with stories

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the legislatively approved Title IX provisions that required equal funding for genders in athletics. It is fitting and wonderful that Deb Hunter, who many... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Outdoors    November 25, 2022 

Rodd's ramblings: Outdoors gets local boost on YouTube

For many families across the state, deer hunting is a tradition that goes back generations. Whether it is the same stretch of land they hunt each year, a shack that has been around for decades, or... Full story


Team keeps pace, goes 5-2 on road

The Minnesota Wilderness followed a dramatic road win Friday with a trip-ending 5-2 loss Saturday in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. The Wilderness got Gustavs Ozolins’ first goal at the perfect time in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Steel on Nov. 18.... Full story


Obituary: Mark Dougherty

Mark Dougherty, 58, of Saginaw passed away unexpectedly at home on Nov. 18, 2022. He was born on Sept. 17, 1964, to Lowell "Tuffy" and Rosemary Dougherty. Mark graduated from AlBrook school in 1983.... Full story


Obituary: Janice E. Nelson

Janice E. Nelson, 78 of Duluth, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Proctor. She was born May 10, 1944, in Duluth, the daughter of Verner and Lucille (Anderson)... Full story


Obituary: James "Jim" Harold Tario

James "Jim" Harold Tario, 70, of Cloquet passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, peacefully in his sleep at home. Jim was born July 10, 1952, in Cloquet to Harold and Marie Tario. He lived in Cloquet... Full story


Obituary: Michael Clarence Erickson

Michael Clarence Erickson, 62, of rural Duluth died unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. He was born in Cloquet on June 30, 1960, to Clarence and Smila Erickson. Mike was a 1978 graduate of AlBrook High School. He enlisted in the... Full story


Artists work in the shadows

When Thomlin Swan moved to a home on the Fond du Lac Reservation in early 2021, the theater artist was astounded by the lack of visible Ojibwe culture within the city of Cloquet, "despite having a... Full story

 By Brady Slater    News    November 25, 2022 

Students deliver for dinner (rolls)

It wasn't a normal day for students in Lynsee Wanous' classes on Tuesday. The Cloquet Middle School teacher was engaging her seventh- and eighth-grade Family Consumer Science classes in a group... Full story


Santa is on his way

Cloquet Santa’s Home for the Holidays celebration — and St. Nick himself — will be here before you know it. Cloquet’s three-day holiday celebration kicks off Thursday evening, Dec. 1 with a chili feed, West End open house and Reading with... Full story


Church Services

Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish 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

SUNDAY, NOV. 27 Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m., music by Two for the Road. Potluck, $8 cover. 218-210-7793, 391-4781 Jill Glass benefit and live auction 3-8 p.m. Wussow’s Concert Cafe, 324 N. Central Ave., Duluth. Music by One Less Guest,... Full story


Staters Celebrated

Members of the Cloquet American Legion Post 262 and Auxiliary recently met with three of the four juniors selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Boys State. The...


A trio of signings

Esko High School senior Cale Haugen made an official commitment to Minnesota State, Mankato this month. Haugen signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Mavericks. He signed with... Full story


Obituary: Karen Ann (Hallback) Main

Karen Ann (Hallback) Main, 79, died peacefully on Nov. 21, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by her sister Joan Morrison, brother Jeff Hallback and his wife Patti, and... Full story


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