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Wilderness roll through Alaska unscathed

For the first time in franchise history last weekend, the Minnesota Wilderness finished an Alaska road swing undefeated, with 6-2 and 4-2 wins over the Anchorage Wolverines on March 10 and 11. Sawyer Scholl led the way, scoring four goals and adding...


Wilderness move into 2nd

Beginning a two-week swing through Alaska, the Minnesota Wilderness swept the Kenai River Brown Bears last weekend by twin scores of 4-1. With the wins, Minnesota climbed into second place in its division and kept pace with the red-hot Wisconsin... Full story


Minnesota ends skid; on to Alaska

The Minnesota Wilderness ended a five-game losing streak on Saturday, getting a pair of goals from Sawyer Scholl to beat the Springfield Jr. Blues 4-1 at Cloquet’s Northwoods Credit Union Arena. The win gave the Wilderness a split in the weekend se...


Wilderness drop pair to Wisconsin, out of first

Fresh off a series of roster moves aimed at bolstering the team for its stretch run, the Minnesota Wilderness promptly laid an egg last weekend in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The team dropped a pair of games to the Wisconsin Windigo, allowing the home... Full story


Lineup bolstered for stretch run

Division-leading Minnesota Wilderness made a number of transactions within the last week ahead of the North American Hockey League's roster freeze. In the process, the team parted ways with Joe... Full story


Tussle for top spot continues

A topsy-turvy three-game weekend left the Minnesota Wilderness falling up, into sole possession of first place, despite ending on a two-game losing streak. The Wilderness surrendered three-goal leads in two of the games, saw one of the team’s...


Allotment laws led to carved-up reservations

It's complicated. That's the phrase that often comes to mind when delving into exactly how acres within the Fond du Lac reservation came under non-Native control, paving the way for today's Cloquet... Full story


Wilderness return home in first

By earning three points last weekend, the Minnesota Wilderness reclaimed a share of first place in the Midwest Division of the North American Hockey League. With 49 points each, the Wilderness are tied atop the standings with the Fairbanks (Alaska)... Full story


After we cut them all down ... bringing back the white pine

In a forest several miles north of Grand Rapids, John Pastor places his hands on the trunk of a giant white pine, cranes back his neck and gazes up into its crown, a hundred feet above. “For me, I...  Website


Top scorer lifts Wilderness to sweep

The top scorer for the Minnesota Wilderness delivered his most dramatic goal of the season on Friday. Kevin Marx Norén scored as time expired in regulation, giving the Wilderness a 4-3 win en route to a home-and-home series sweep last weekend...


Wilderness swept in Wisconsin

The Minnesota Wilderness opened the door to adversity when they entered the 2023 calendar year. The team got swept in Eagle River, Wisconsin, last weekend, managing only three goals, coughing up seven and finding themselves spinning further away from... Full story


Wilderness slip into second

The Minnesota Wilderness returned from their holiday break, slipping from first place in their division after a home split with Alaska’s Kenai River. The Wilderness won 4-3 on Friday, coming back from 3-1 down to win in a shootout. The next night,... Full story


Wilderness hang on to first at the break

The Minnesota Wilderness finished the early part of its campaign in first place in its division over the weekend, splitting a pair of games in Springfield, Illinois. The Wilderness got power-play goals from Michael Quinn and Donovan O’Neil to... Full story


Wilderness tandem shares net success

One's from Duluth and the other a waterborne city in Sweden that's about the size of Duluth. They're both 20 years old, but one's got more junior hockey experience than the other. They're basically al... Full story

 By Tim Nelson    News    December 9, 2022

Carlton native became a woman of the Arctic

The University of Minnesota's Bell Museum is known for its dioramas and the massive wooly mammoth in its main exhibit hall. But it is also home to a giant herbarium - a collection of nearly a million...  Website


Wilderness are riding high as key player leaves

A stellar week found the Minnesota Wilderness atop the standings, while saying a temporary goodbye to one of the team's premier playmakers. Defenseman Gustavs Ozolins will play Friday's game in... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    December 2, 2022

Power play propels Wilderness

The Minnesota Wilderness needed to fight back both nights last weekend, and they completed a home sweep of the Janesville Jets and solidified their spot near the top of the North American Hockey... 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


Team holds own in Alaska

The Minnesota Wilderness wrapped up a successful road trip to Alaska last weekend by splitting with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, winning 2-1 on Friday before falling 5-3 on Saturday. The loss snapped a four-game road win streak to start the season for... Full story


Alaska swing begins with pair of wins

The Minnesota Wilderness built a three-game winning streak last weekend, winning twice in Alaska to go with the team’s record-setting performance to end October at St. Cloud. The Wilderness beat Anchorage, 3-1, on Sunday, and Kenai River, 2-1, on S... Full story


Wilderness goalie honored for his play in weekend split

The Minnesota Wilderness split a pair of games last weekend, one that saw only three total goals scored in games against the Springfield (Illinois) Jr. Blues. The Wilderness fell 1-0 on Friday, before taking a 2-0 win Saturday as goaltender Isak Posc...

 By Brady Slater    News    October 14, 2022

Officials: sales tax proposals relieve property tax burden

Voters in Cloquet will see two sales tax proposals on their ballots during early voting and the midterm general election Nov. 8. Carlton County voters will have to pay attention, too, because they're... Full story


Wilderness choose seasoned captains, tally split

The Minnesota Wilderness, junior hockey inhabitants of Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet, named its captains this week for the remainder of the 2022-23 season. Cole Gordon and Gunnar Thoreson... Full story


Wilderness catch fire; add CEC alum to staff

Relying on a red-hot scorer, the Minnesota Wilderness made team history last weekend, sweeping a three-game series at home for the first time. Playing inside Northwoods Credit Union Arena, the Wilderness topped Anchorage Wolverines, 4-3, 2-1, and...


Trade pays instant dividends for Wilderness

Trades are frequent in junior hockey, and to determine if one works can take weeks or months. But for the Minnesota Wilderness last weekend, the return was instant. The team went 2-1 after acquiring forwards Kevin Marx Noren and Noah Griswold on... Full story


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