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Free Chiefs of Comedy show at Black Bear

The Chiefs of Comedy will perform a free show at the Otter Creek Event Center at Black Bear Casino and Resort Friday, Nov. 15 as part of Native American Heritage month. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. This comedy show will feature JR... Full story

 

Caterpillar party in Thomson Township (Esko)

Caterpillar and snowplow fans in general will gather in celebration of the revitalized Thomson Township D8 Caterpillar-powered snow plow starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Esko Museum. The...

 

Senior Health Fair offers multiple services

The annual Carlton County Senior Health Fair will provide education, screenings, visits with helpful vendors and a free lunch on Saturday, November 2 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko. The free program for 50 plus age adults will run from 9...

 

Halloween 5K set for Oct. 19

It’s time to lace up your running shoes and register for northern Minnesota’s oldest Halloween-themed race. Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will be hosting the 14th annual Pumpkin Run &... Full story

 

From the Wren's Nest: Make a trip to rural Wrenshall this weekend

"People are always happy when they come here, and if they aren't, they are always happy when they leave". That was Angela Rubish's response when I asked her about her business, the Ru-Ridge corn... Full story

 

It's complicated: Five finish Lost Forester race in time

Cloquet's own wacky race, the Lost Forester Adventure Run, had a record 23 racers this year and 22 finishers (because one had to leave to get to a soccer game). Only five racers, however, officially... Full story

 

Watch free play at diversity fair

Everyone is invited to watch the play “Bloom,” presented by the BOLD-choice Theatre Company, a coming-of-age story about Lily, a young person with a disability in the 1960s. Admission is free. The play highlights the painful and complicated... Full story

 

Lights on for school

A total of 190 runners gathered last Friday night, wearing their best glow-in-the-dark bling, to run for wellness and raise money for Washington Elementary School. It was the school's sixth annual... Full story

 

Esko kicks off 'Fun Days'

The first Davis Helberg Community Impact Award was presented during the Esko Seniors Picnic Lunch Wednesday as part of the annual Esko Fun Days festivities. Davis Helberg spent much of his time... Full story

 

Christian music festival continues to grow in Cloquet

Not bad for a festival borne out of a prayer group with no event organizing chops. Lee Harris was praying and got a “prompt” to start working on developing a festival. A few months later, the... Full story

 

Celebrate Wrenshall and Brickyard Days on Saturday

It's been a while since the Habhegger Brick Company was a thriving business in the Wrenshall area, and even longer since Frederick Jacob Habhegger and his family of nine children bought 160 acres of l... Full story

 

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