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 By Jana Peterson    News    May 24, 2024 

After 12 years, city planner Cottingham retires

City planner and zoning administrator Al Cottingham received a round of applause during Tuesday's Cloquet City Council meeting - a meeting he hopes will be his last. Cottingham is retiring June 6,...

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    May 17, 2024

Wilderness reach out to local players

The Minnesota Wilderness North American Tier 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) team has added 11 players over the last few weeks to its roster for its first season under new ownership. The Wilderness made two selections in the NA3HL draft held April 24 and...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 3, 2024

Wilderness bow out of playoffs

The Minnesota Wilderness rallied Friday only to end the season the next night with a 6-2 loss to the Anchorage Wolverines at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet. The Wilderness, which trailed... Full story


Wilderness season is on line in 0-2 hole

The Minnesota Wilderness returns home fighting for its playoff lives this week, trailing Anchorage, 2-0, in their best-of-five opening round series. The Wilderness lost 4-0 and 2-1 in overtime last weekend in Alaska, and would need to win three...


Wilderness stay alive in playoffs, play again tonight

Daniel Astapovich scored twice and Adam Prokop made 32 saves to lead he Minnesota Wilderness to a 4-1 victory over the Anchorage Wolverines Friday night. The win keeps the Wilderness alive in the Robe... Full story

 By Steve Korby    Sports    April 19, 2024

Korby's Connections: Mild winter leads to early open at Cloquet

There were still some snow banks in the parking lot, remnants of a late March storm, but the Cloquet Country Club golf course opened for play Sunday, April 14. An opening the same day as the Masters... Full story


Wilderness will go to playoffs

The Minnesota Wilderness clinched a fourth straight appearance in the North American Hockey League Robertson Cup playoffs on April 12 in Springfield, Illinois, getting an overtime game winner from Nick Blood to put an exclamation point on the... Full story


Wilderness edge toward playoffs; new team coming

With a 1-0 overtime win April 5 in the finale of a two-game set with Springfield, the Minnesota Wilderness surged into a prospective playoff spot with two regular-season games to go. The Wilderness...

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    April 5, 2024

Wilderness stay on playoff edge

A 3-point weekend against the top team in the division allowed the Minnesota Wilderness to keep pace in the playoff hunt last weekend, with four games to go. Minnesota got a shutout from goalie Adam... Full story

 By Steve Korby    People    March 29, 2024

Korby's Connections: It's 'so long' for now with Bill at the golf club

Bill Manahan, longtime Cloquet Country Club golf professional and manager, has accepted the general manager position with the beautiful The Wilderness at Fortune Bay golf course on Lake Vermilion... Full story


Team is outside of playoff picture

Swept in Alaska last weekend, the Minnesota Wilderness fell into fifth place in the Midwest Division standings — one point out of a playoff berth with six games to play. The Kenai River Brown Bears beat Minnesota, 4-1 and 5-2 on March 22 and S... Full story


It's a split in Alaska

The Minnesota Wilderness staged comebacks in both games in its series in Anchorage last weekend, finishing with two points after Saturday’s victory. In both games at Ben Boeke Ice Arena in Anchorage, the Wilderness (27-21-4) fell behind 2-0 in the f... Full story

 By Noah Beardslee    News    March 8, 2024

Local Lego robotics teams get call to State

The boys of the Carlton-based Busted Bots Lego robotics team stared at the TV in anticipation. Would the group of nine- to 12-year-olds be one of the six teams from their region to join 70 other Minne...

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    March 1, 2024

Team drops to fourth

The Minnesota Wilderness dropped into fourth place in the eight-team Midwest Division last weekend, after losing a pair of home games to the Janesville Jets, 3-1 on Feb. 23 and 7-5 on Sunday. Five players scored for the Wilderness in the second... Full story


Wilderness split, get hat trick

A split with Springfield Jr. Blues in Illinois last weekend left the Minnesota Wilderness clinging to a tie for third place in its division. The Wilderness got a hat trick from forward Peyton Nelson on Saturday, leading to a 6-2 win. The Centennial,... Full story


Other local leap year babies share their stories

Finally legal Marlys Kilen of Cloquet will celebrate her 21st birthday on Feb. 29. "I'll be at an age when I can start to drink," chortled Kilen, who will be 84 years old. Growing up in Lakefield, in... Full story


Wilderness end slide, win a pair

The Minnesota Wilderness got a much-needed home sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears last weekend, ending a five-game losing streak. The Wilderness got wins of 3-0 on Feb. 9, and 3-2 on Saturday, allowing them to keep pace in a tightly packed... Full story


Captain will go to RPI

Wilderness captain Gustavs Ozolins has decided to take his talents to RPI. The veteran defenseman announced this week he had committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at the institution based in Troy, New York. Ozolins, from Riga, Latvia, began his ju... Full story


Wilderness loss streak hits five

Losers of five straight, the Minnesota Wilderness got a much needed two-week break after being swept last weekend. The Wilderness lost both ends of a home-and-home series against the Chippewa Steel, falling 2-1 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on Friday... Full story


Team falls from first place stance

Losers of three straight games last week, the Minnesota Wilderness (22-14-4) lost its grip atop the division standings, tumbling into third behind red-hot teams from Wisconsin in the Janesville Jets and Eagle River’s Windigo. The Wilderness lost o... Full story


Wilderness make tiny bit of history in Wisconsin

The Minnesota Wilderness eclipsed a hurdle last weekend, when it won a regular season game in Eagle River, Wisconsin for the first time in franchise history. But it needed a thrashing first, losing 7-1 to the Wisconsin Windigo on Jan. 12 before... Full story


Host Wilderness outduel Avalanche

The Minnesota Wilderness came out hot both nights last weekend to beat the Anchorage Wolverines. The weekend also included the home debut of Cloquet native Patrick Dunaiski. Peteris Purmalis, of Liepaja, Latvia, led the way with five assists... Full story


Wilderness slip into tie for lead

A sweep at the hands of the Janesville Jets last weekend left the Minnesota Wilderness sharing the top of their division. The Jets won 5-1 and 5-2, Saturday and Sunday nights, dominating play, including scoring three goals within 6 minutes, 24... Full story


Quick goal nets OT win for Wilderness

After missing 13 games due to injury, Minnesota Wilderness forward Adam Johnson returned to the lineup in style Friday in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Johnson, of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, scored the game-winning goal 47 seconds into overtime to defeat... Full story


Wilderness come out ahead against Fairbanks

The Minnesota Wilderness maintained their first-place pace last weekend, winning twice before dropping the finale to visiting Fairbanks, 2-0, on Sunday. The Wilderness won in dominant fashion, 5-0, on Friday, and stole a 1-0 shootout win Saturday,... Full story


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