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 By Jana Peterson    News    November 25, 2022 

Churches share ministry and more

For decades, the two churches have stood across the street from one another: one Lutheran, the other Presbyterian. Each holding services every Sunday, plus weddings and funerals, Bible studies,... Full story

 By Brady Slater    News    November 18, 2022

District will borrow way out of red

In debt by more than $300,000, Wrenshall schools administration and its school board are expected to begin three rounds of cuts in December. The first cuts will total $50,000, followed by further...

 By Brady Slater    News    November 11, 2022

Wrenshall board members ousted

Two years of turmoil left two-thirds of voters in Wrenshall School District precincts having seen enough. They swept out incumbents on the school board Tuesday, giving challengers a chance to stabilize declining enrollment and an operating deficit....

 By Mike Creger    News    November 11, 2022

New pump station will boost volume

Tucked into a corner of eastern Carlton, north of the Oldenburg House on Minnesota Highway 210 and south of the Thomson Reservoir, is a nondescript building that will soon fade into history. The...

 By Brady Slater    News    November 11, 2022

Sheriff Lake, sales tax gain mass approval

Reelected in a landslide Tuesday, Carlton County sheriff Kelly Lake expects to be around for the end of her term in 2026. "I made a promise to the voters of Carlton County and intend to keep that... Full story


Foster runs through racetime injury to take sixth at state

Noah Foster ran the toughest race of his life - bleeding and in need of stitches - at Saturday's Class A Minnesota State Cross Country meet in Northfield. He was about 100 meters into the race and... Full story


WWII vet shares memories of the war

World War II veteran Dale Crocker has lived by the motto emblazoned on his Navy Seabees cap: "Can Do." The 97-year-old Cloquet man served his country during World War II and worked at the Johnson... Full story


Obituary: Betty Jean Grover

Betty Jean Grover went home to her Lord and savior Jesus on Oct. 25, 2022, at 89 years of age. Betty was born to Edward and Alvina on Feb. 5, 1933, in Sisseton, North Dakota. She married Richard... Full story


Garage destroyed by fire

A garage in Wrenshall Township burned to the ground in the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 7. According to a news release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in at 6:03 a.m. Monday, reporting a garage fire in the 3000...


Election Day around the corner Nov. 8

The long months of campaigning are peaking now, with Election Day on Tuesday and both local and national candidates trying to reach people who have yet to vote. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. There are polling locations in... Full story


Divided board approves $10.8 million in renovations

After overturning a vote on $8.3 million in projects in March, the Barnum school board voted 4-3 to bond for $10.85 million on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Beth Dinger, Beth Schatz, Steph Ferrin and board chair Jessica Unkelhaeuser voted yes, while Paul...

 By Brady Slater    News    November 4, 2022

Open house showcases school's 'real world' direction

When Chris Gustafson arrived at Wrenshall School, his predecessor teaching industrial arts had quit after the district cut the teaching position to barely more than half-time. "They realized if they... Full story


Fire destroys farmhouse

Four fire departments responded to a house fire on Gault Road in Silver Brook Township on Monday, Oct. 31. The response kept the fire from spreading, but couldn't save the home. The homeowners were...


'Perseverance' prevails for 7A girls winner

It was hard to know who was more excited after the Section 7A girls cross country race last week: South Ridge champion Evelyn Brodeen, or her grandmother Lauri Brodeen. The proud grandma said she had... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 4, 2022

Cloquet, Esko in the hunt

Sectional volleyball play opened across the state of Minnesota last week. Up north the Section 7A tournament kicked things off at various locations Wednesday, Oct. 26, with larger schools joining the... Full story


Wrenshall celebrates Halloween

With school colors of black and orange, it makes sense that Wrenshall should go all out for Halloween. The school's recently formed Partners in Education (PIE) group joined with Wrenshall Community... Full story


It's final days for Halloween hauntings

It's been a spectacular Halloween season in 2022, with bright fall colors and pockets of warm weather. If you haven't explored the fall and fright-themed events and places yet, this weekend will be... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 28, 2022

Barnum gets a sweep in Section 7A

Sectional volleyball action began Monday with No. 7 Barnum sweeping No. 10 Wrenshall in Section 7A south. It was a repeat of the matchup between the teams on Oct. 4, a 3-0 win for Barnum. Barnum came... Full story


Letters: When is enough, enough in Wrenshall?

There seems to be a cancer consuming the taxpaying residents within the Wrenshall school district. In this writer’s opinion, it’s been caused by the current superintendent: with three failed referendums at more than $10,000 apiece, $35,800 and...


Obituary: Frederick Keith Little

Frederick Keith Little, 93, passed away in Cloquet on Oct. 23, 2022. Fred was born July 17, 1929, in Ferndale, Michigan, the first of four children born to Austin H. and A. Winnifred Halpenny Little.... Full story


Obituary: Dorcas H. Johnson

Dorcas H. Johnson, 92, of Carlton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at Barnes Care in Esko. She was born Aug. 7, 1930, in Maple Plain, Minnesota, the daughter of Henry and Harriet (Lamson)... Full story


Fire damages apartments in downtown Carlton

A fire Friday afternoon left a downtown Carlton apartment building left a number of families without a home. The 911 call came in at roughly 3:41 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, reporting a structure fire at... Full story

 By Brady Slater    News    October 21, 2022

Schools agree on Raptors pairings

Struggling financially and facing declining enrollments, the Carlton and Wrenshall schools agreed to bring together all junior high and high school sports earlier this week. The move to combine sports... Full story


Letters: Vote Dotseth

On Sept. 22, 2022, Pete Radosevich, a lawyer, was a defendant in a civil case of fraud involving a 104-year-old woman (Myrtle Olsen). The case number is 09-CV-19-1442, Carlton County District Court. He agreed to a settlement. Full disclosure. Pete R...


ELECTION GUIDE: Wrenshall School Board - Seven candidates

There are a total of seven candidates vying for three seats on the Wrenshall School Board, and there are profiles of all seven of them within this file. So please read all the way to the bottom... Full story


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