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 News    April 12, 2024 

Esko fitness center opening this summer

Esko superintendent Aaron Fischer summarized progress on the new fitness center at the district’s athletic complex Monday at the monthly school board meeting. The weightlifting and other machines s...

 
 By Ted Lammi    News    April 12, 2024 

Financial picture holds steady in Esko schools

Esko superintendent Aaron Fischer told the school board Monday that he was cautiously optimistic the district would not have to face any retrenchment as a proposed budget for 2025 is being...

 
 By Chloe Farnsworth    News    April 12, 2024 

Vets helping vets

What started out as a promise to a best friend has evolved into a program for veterans living with trauma. Mike Waldron is the founder of 23rd Veteran, which he started in 2016. Waldron was born and... Full story

 

Obituary: Marlys Ann Kilen

Marlys Ann Kilen, 84, of Cloquet passed away with family by her side on March 31, 2024, under Essentia hospice care. She was born Feb. 29, 1940, to Alex and Ruby (Hohenstein) Milbrath in Rost... Full story

 

The Ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, April 4 Boys Baseball Duluth East 7 Cloquet 4 Duluth Marshall 8 Cloquet 1 South Ridge 4 Mesabi East 1 Girls Softball Carlton/Wrenshall 4 Mt. Iron-Buhl 1 Boys Tennis Rock Ridge 6 CEC 1 Friday, April 5 Boys Baseball Mesabi East 6 ML/WR 3... Full story

 
 By Howie Hanson    Sports    April 12, 2024 

State champion Esko looking for a repeat

Big-time pitching carried Esko to its first Class AA high school state baseball championship last spring. Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year Cale Haugen graduated, but the team will lean on pitcher... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    April 12, 2024 

Boys tennis: New courts, new season, opening win

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys tennis team was all smiles on Tuesday as the team competed for the first time on the new high school tennis courts. "Everyone was so excited and thrilled with the new... Full story

 

Kettle River News

A special thank-you to all who donated and attended the appreciation supper for the Kettle River fire department. It meant a lot to those who were honored. Some of you may know that my nephew, Rory Sarvela, lost his home and everything in a fire on...

 
 By Jana Peterson    People    April 12, 2024 

Postmaster delivers through the ages

Cloquet Postmaster Todd Manisto retired April 3, 30 years and one day from his first day as a city carrier in the city of Cloquet. It's been a rewarding career, but increasingly busy as he climbed... Full story

 

Church Services

Apostolic Lutheran Church Pastor Nathan Juntunen 25 Church Road, Esko 218-879-3882 [email protected] www.esko-apostolic.org Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays 9 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship service, all ages 11 a.m. coffee & fellowship Services... Full story

 
 News    April 12, 2024 

Esko Honor Rolls

Esko High School Quarter 3, 2023-24 Honor Roll Students with GPA between 3.650 and 4.0 points Will Abrahamson Bella Abrahamson Emma Adkins Simone Anderson Parker Anderson Joshua Antonutti Jayden Ausland Lucye Backstrom Emmett Bailey Aaron Bailey... Full story

 

Obituary: John Richard Foss

John Richard Foss, age 77, of Esko, Minnesota entered eternal life on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. He was born in Mason City, Iowa on July 28, 1946, the son of Norman... Full story

 

PHOTO: splish-splash

Our regular bird photo contributor Will Stenberg caught this wee robin getting itself together after dipping into the bird bath in his yard north of Esko.... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    April 5, 2024

Late snow crimps outdoor practice

Just a couple of weeks ago, spring sports teams were licking their chops because there was no snow on the ground. Teams were able to get outside and simulate gamelike conditions. Then Mother Nature... Full story

 

Obituary: Corky "Jaws" Joslin

Corky "Jaws" K. Joslin, 77 of Sturgeon Lake, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at his home under the care of his loving family and St. Croix Hospice. Corky completed his final... Full story

 

PHOTOS: First and last snow blast?

It was the kind of three-day blow that reminded area residents of what winter is usually like around here. Starting late Sunday, the snow piled up all this week, with heavy snow ending overnight into... Full story

 
 By Jana Peterson    Sports    March 29, 2024

More tales from the first era of girls basketball

A photo featuring the 1931 Cromwell girls basketball team in the March 8 issue brought accolades on Facebook, a visit from Clarence Badger with an old Cromwellian magazine, and a phone call from June... Full story

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    March 29, 2024

Barnum chooses to keep its busing fleet

A potential busing overhaul in Barnum ended last week, with board members choosing to keep its buses and bus drivers. The board had explored selling its fleet of buses and contracting with a private company for transportation services, after a...

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 29, 2024

And they're off ... spring sports begin

With a snowstorm looming, the Polar League high school track season kicked off indoors Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Although no team scores were kept, local track and field... Full story

 
 By Brady Slater    News    March 22, 2024

Meet Carlton's new ambulance manager

Some time ago, during her workaday life as a wife, mother and corporate insurance manager, Santana Haggy heard a friend comment about joining a local volunteer fire department. "I laughed it off,"... Full story

 
 By Mike Creger    News    March 22, 2024

Spring brings changes to local eating scene

The annual rite of spring in Cloquet is the opening of Gordy's Hi-Hat on the hill in Cloquet. Customers will notice little change in the decor there, and, according to the Lundquist family, perhaps... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 22, 2024

Esko denied by Pequot again

The Esko boys basketball team met its Achilles' heel in the Section 7AA championship Friday, falling to Pequot Lakes, 55-42, at Romano Gym on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. It was t... Full story

 
 By Steve Korby    Sports    March 22, 2024

Korby's Connections: Coach Pergol helped lift Cloquet basketball

Last month, when I was at the Carlton County Historical Center perusing old Cloquet skiing information for a story, director Carol Klitzke brought me a big box of files she asked me to review. They...

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 22, 2024

Esko grad is an All-American thrower

Gage Stankiewicz is now an All-American in track and field after the NCAA Division III meet in Virginia Beach, Virginia, earlier this month. A junior at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the... Full story

 

Obituary: Rae Marie Elizabeth Sylvester

Rae Marie Elizabeth Sylvester, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton with her children at her side. Rae was born Sept. 19, 1941, in Perham to Mike... Full story

 

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