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Mascot change is a process
Although the Esko school board voted to eliminate the Eskomos nickname and associated iconography as of June 30, it will take time to eliminate the word and associated igloo image from various locations and uniforms. For now, the school district is s...
Esko eschews 'Eskomos' moniker
By unanimous vote of the school board Monday night, the Esko school nickname will no longer be "the Eskomos" as of June 30. The change, which has been urged for at least three years by some in the...
Local projects see benefits from legislative session
Both legislative bodies approved a capital investment package to fund infrastructure projects around the state Monday, just hours before the session adjourned. It included funding for three District...
Our View: Mascot name change is inevitable now
The writing is on the wall, as plain as the nickname Eskomos and accompanying igloo are on the school walls, floors and uniforms of Esko sports teams. The state has spoken, and nicknames appropriating terms regarding Native peoples are no longer allo... Full story
Carlton County track stars shine at conference meet
The Esko boys and the Two Harbors girls are this year's Polar League Conference champions after last Wednesday's conference meet in McGregor. Esko won the boys event with a total of 168 points. Moose... Full story
More chime in on Eskomo nickname
Esko parents are continuing to show up and show their support for changing the school district’s Eskomos nickname. At the Esko school board’s meeting Monday, two parents and a representative from the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports...
Esko players find football beyond Friday night lights
Junior Koi Perich is latest Eskomo to commit Avid area football fans by now have probably heard that Esko junior star running back and defensive back Koi Perich has committed to play for the... Full story
'Eskomos' mascot comes under fire again
The Esko school board is once again being asked to consider changing the school mascot's "Eskomos" nickname. The call for change from some community members comes as the Minnesota State Legislature is...
Board approves fitness center plan, payment
The Esko School Board approved its 2022-2023 revised (and largely unchanged) budget of $16.14 million at its monthly meeting Monday, March 13, along with final funding and construction plans for the...