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The Carlton County Historical Society is recruiting members between ages 12 and 14 for the Junior Historian Club. Orientation is 1 p.m. to... Posted on 2/23/13 at 1:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC Another of the Northland's legendary characters passes away
First, Richard Wozniak of Duluth's Young at Heart Records passed away Feb. 18 at age 94.
Now, Charlotte Zacher, the longtime owner of Charlotte's Cafe in Carlton, has died at age 99 (just a few weeks... Posted on 2/26/12 at 7:26 PM
WHAT'S THAT ROCK, ETC.? New rocks at the Cloquet public library
Visitors to the Cloquet public library may have noticed two new rocks near the main door. Runoff from the roof was eroding holes in the ground on either side of the door so I offered to put so... Posted on 12/4/11 at 11:21 PM
Local government leaders yesterday were briefed on concentrations of asbestos fibers in Lake Superior water supplies and government efforts to determine whether the fibers constitute a valid health threat. The fibers are believed to come from Reserve Mining Co.’s taconite plant in Silver Bay.
The impact of last year’s historic storm on the Northland’s roads will be felt for years to come. A number of bridges are slated to be replaced. Some roads remain closed. And at least one may never entirely reopen.
A proposal to merge the cities of Carlton and Thomson was floating around before last June’s flooding. It was shelved while the cities recovered and has now resurfaced and will be explored in a public forum tonight in Carlton.
When last June’s flood devastated much of Carlton County, in its wake were water-filled basements, ruined belongings, displaced residents and a mountain of debt. In the hustle and bustle of trying to mop up, it would have been easy to overlook the smallest of casualties — the children whose lives were disrupted in a very real and significant way.
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