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Finally, a full Fourth
The Carlton County forecast for Monday includes a military flyover and parades in the morning, followed by family-friendly fun all afternoon and a movie and fireworks at night. As of Wednesday...
Child hit by car in Cloquet
A girl was struck by a car in Cloquet Tuesday afternoon and suffered “substantial injuries,” the Cloquet Police Department reported. The accident happened on the 30 block of Third Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Third and Carlton... Full story
Grand marshals make a difference
In a world where veteran organizations are shrinking, this group is growing faster than similar organizations across the country. In a time when volunteers are often hard to find, this group has stepp...
Plea deal possible in apartment manslaughter case
A Cloquet man facing manslaughter charges after an alleged fight gone wrong is working toward a plea deal with the Carlton County Attorney’s Office. Joel Jay Ammesmaki, age 59, was charged with first-degree manslaughter in September for “causing...
Woman reports confrontation
The Cloquet Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Carlton Avenue West Tuesday afternoon, near First Lake, for a report of an attempted sexual assault. According to a police report, a driver reported being flagged down by a 69-year-old...
Pet chipping continues to draw a crowd
In its fourth year, the annual Cloquet microchip clinic Saturday saw no decrease in the number of dogs and cats (and their owners) lining up for pet services, including free microchips for up to...
Harry's Gang: Patty was an inspiration
I owe my career to Patty Murto, and now that she's no longer around to thank, Jana is letting me do it through this column. Not that I haven't thanked her before. Over the years, I told Patty plenty o... Full story
A long run for Cloquet native
This year's winners of Grandma's Marathon were Dominic Ondoro and Dakotah Lindwurm, but Carlton County's Brent Smith quietly set his own record, becoming the fastest men's marathon runner in the... Full story
Softball tournament draws 36 teams
Last weekend marked the second annual Wood City Classic girls fastpitch softball tournament at Braun Park in Cloquet. In all, 36 teams competed in three age divisions, U-10, U-12 and U-14. "After the... Full story
Wilderness draft, host tryout camp
One of the top scorers in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League was the top pick for the Minnesota Wilderness in the June 15 NAHL draft. The Wilderness selected Elliot Dutil from the Notre Dame Hounds as the 30th overall pick in the draft. Dutil, a... Full story
CMH group gives scholarships
Five area students were awarded $800 health care scholarships by the Community Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services Organization. Pictured in the back row, from left, are scholarship committee chair...
Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish Rev. Debra L. Hanson-Carlson https://www.bethanybethlehem.org Bethlehem Lutheran Church Hwy 210 & Third St., Wright 218-357-2593, [email protected] Worship: 9:00 a.m. Bethany Lutheran Church 5660 Hwy 210,... Full story
Community Events Calendar
FRIDAY, JULY 1 Jay Cooke State Park: Thomson Cemetery Tour 4-5 p.m.; meet at cemetery parking lot. Black Bears 8-8:30 p.m.; meet in amphitheater behind park office, bring a blanket for bench seating or camp chair. 218-673-7005, kr... Full story
Obituary: David Hendrickson
David Hendrickson, 80, of Tamarack passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 in his home. David was born in Shell Lake Township on July 30, 1941, to John and Elma (Yoki) Hendrickson. He graduated from Frazee... Full story
Obituary: Patricia "Patty" Lila Murto
Esko resident Patricia “Patty” Lila Murto spent an outspoken, colorful life dedicated to her passions: family, community, politics and justice. A woman who strove to give voice to the voiceless,... Full story
Obituary: Twila Eilene Shotley
Twila Eilene Shotley, 78, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota passed away June 25, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society Center in Sioux Falls. Twila Eilene Johnson was born on July 22, 1943, in Cloquet to Wil... Full story
Obituary: Anita Darlene Fountain
Anita Darlene Fountain, 87, of Cloquet passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. She was born on July 12, 1934 in Sebeka, Minnesota to Arthur and Mamie... Full story
Obituary: Myrna Beaupre
Myrna Beaupre, née House, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota was born on July 11, 1936, in Cloquet, Minnesota and passed away on June 21, 2022, in Rochester, Minnesota at the age of 85. Myrna lived a full... Full story
Photos: Beating the heat at the beach
Nayari Guthrie, 2, jumps into her mother’s arms in the shallowest waters of The Beach at Pinehurst Monday, the hottest day of the year so far in the Northland. Nayari’s mom, Najae Swanigan of... Full story
Cop who settled with city speaks up
A former Cloquet police officer who recently settled an employment dispute with the city broke her silence last week. The Cloquet City Council voted unanimously to dismiss Laci Silgjord in February, which she appealed. The council then voted to settl... Full story
History mystery: What is it?
Suzanne VanHoever, an administrative assistant at the Carlton County Historical Society, sent us a picture of this item found there. “We have no idea what this is,” she said. “It’s made of... Full story
Having a green thumb takes cultivation
The back of her big red truck is filled with healthy green plants, as Wanda Pearcy pulls into a space at the Cloquet farmers market. People soon gather around to see what's new or find a special... Full story
CAFD Board approves assistant fire chief
The Cloquet Area Fire District has a new assistant fire chief, a new position board members hope will bring more stability to the department and easier succession planning for the future. Corey...