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Letter: Don't bring down our school

I've never responded to an editorial before, but I can't let this pass. We have been fighting so hard to keep our school going and great things have happened up until this school board decided to run with rumors, become racist, fight against the... Full story


Free Range Film Festival: An opinionated preview

Once again, arts entrepreneur Annie Dugan and her family are offering up a mix of 11 remarkable films for their June 24-25 Free Range Film Festival in their family barn. I've had a chance to review... Full story

 News    June 24, 2022 

FDLTCC DEAN'S LIST - Spring 2022

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced more than 120 students attending the college during Spring Semester 2022 achieved high academic standing and earned dean's list honors for the semester grading period. Requirements for earning... Full story


Obituary: Ramona Laveau

Ramona L. Laveau, 91, of Carlton passed away June 15, 2022, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born Dec. 23, 1930, the daughter of Stephen and Rose (Winter) Laubach.... Full story


Death notices

Donald (“Don,” “Donnie”) A. Jensen passed away March 9, 2022 of cancer at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Assembly Area 3, followed by an 11 a.m. luncheon at B... Full story


Guest View: Pride aims for inclusion, not conversion

The celebration of Pride Month each June has become more and more familiar over the years since gaining popularity in the early 1970s. The purpose of this celebration is to appreciate the LGBTQIA+... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 17, 2022

Wrenshall: School Board leans toward inquiry

After more than 50 people showed up at its last meeting, the Wrenshall school board held its regular June meeting in the commons area of the school instead of the cramped library. A microphone was deployed so a similar-sized audience could hear what...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 17, 2022

Race is on for new Sawdust 5K organizers

When Sam and Julie Jacobson decided to run the Sawdust 5K with their boys on July Fourth last year, they had no idea they'd literally be running the race this year as its new organizers. But they love... Full story


Free Range Film Fest returns to traditional slot

If the movies weren’t enough, next week’s Free Range Film Festival in Wrenshall will have a twist: live music. The Denfeld Honors Quartet will provide music at intermission Friday, June 24 and... Full story


Our view: A simple solution for Wrenshall woes

What is wrong in Wrenshall? That’s a question that has been vexing anyone following the actions of the district school board in recent years. As it was stated at Monday’s regular board meeting during the public comment period, Wrenshall once had...


Obituaries: Ramona L. Laveau

Ramona L. Laveau, age 91 of Carlton, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Essentia Health/St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born December 23, 1930, the daughter of Stephen and Rose... Full story


Wrenshall Honor Roll - 2022 Quarter 4

A HONOR ROLL Olivia Aldridge Natylee Anderson Gavin Beetcher Dakota Carbaugh Sage Fernquist Nathan Hamilton Jenna Johnson Julieauna Johnson Natalya Kacer Mira Kilby Kaylie Lammi Elliana Lattu Shane Lavamaki Joel Lembke Tyler Mills Alex Murray Alexis... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 10, 2022

Wrenshall principal contract OK'd; the rest is mystery

John Edison isn’t a Wrenshall school board member, but for all practical purposes on Tuesday night, he was. The attorney representing the school district was on hand for public discussion on the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Updated: Rebels end 40-year wait for State

Last Tuesday the Moose Lake/Willow River girls softball team got a wake-up call. For only the fourth time this season, the Rebels lost - this time to Carlton/Wrenshall in the Section 7A playoffs. The... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 3, 2022

In Wrenshall, small graduating class allows for a lot of huzzahs

Wrenshall students and supporters may have enjoyed the most unique graduation ceremony Friday afternoon, thanks to English teacher Joel Swanson. The guest speaker rapped - rather than recited - his or... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    People    June 3, 2022

Rotary continues book tradition

An important mission of Rotary International is to promote literacy. In April the Cloquet Rotary Club distributed 337 dictionary/reference books to third-graders from Churchill, Washington, Winterquis...

 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 3, 2022

7A softball roundup: Rebels claw way to championship game

The Section 7A softball tournament has found its way to the final two teams as tournament action continued Tuesday at Braun Park in Cloquet. Defending section 7A champion Cherry will face Moose... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 3, 2022

Baseball roundup: Defending 7A champion Panthers hold ground

As the defending champions and the No. 1 seed in the Section 7A baseball tournament, South Ridge will be a tough out for any team. On Tuesday, May 31, the Panthers began defending their crown by... Full story


Let the graduations commence

The local graduation season kicked off over a week ago with Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College holding its first in-person graduation since 2019, and the celebrations and honors continue with... Full story


Wrenshall Board principal review takes a turn

A special meeting of the Wrenshall school board took a surprising turn Tuesday evening when board members voted to postpone discussion of an extension to principal Michelle Blanchard’s one-year... Full story


Military news: McCuskey retires

Chief Master Sgt. Kelvin McCuskey retired as the 148th Medical Group superintendent, 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, after 40 years of service. McCuskey, a Wrenshall High School... Full story


Our View: Opening meetings to a wider audience is a good thing

Transparency in government is important. That’s why we’d like to applaud the Cloquet school board and superintendent Michael Cary for deciding this week to continue livestreaming school board meetings. Yes, the pandemic is over and many — but...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 27, 2022

7A softball: Rebels are the team to beat

The Moose Lake/Willow River girls softball team entered the Section 7A playoffs on Tuesday as one of the top-ranked teams in the state. Playing at home against No. 16 seed Cook County, the No. 1... Full story


Polar League Conference Championship 2022 results

The Polar League Conference Championship was held May 18, at the Esko High School athletic complex. Participating schools included Cook County, Carlton, Barnum, Cromwell-Wright, Floodwood, McGregor... Full story

 By Annie Dugan    Happenings    May 27, 2022

Wren's Nest: Summer events heat up in Wrenshall

Over the last week I found a deer tick, a blacklegged tick, and a wood tick, all in very uncomfortable proximity to my body. After hearing from an area resident who contracted Lyme disease, I am adding my voice to others’ (including singer Brad... Full story


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