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Matters of record for April 18, 2015
Minnesota parents charged with growing pot, giving it to infant
Astro Bob blog: Weird auroras / Mercury meets a dainty moon / See 5 evening planets!
Cause of resort roof collapse may not be known for weeks
UMD announces updated plan to address budget deficit
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Duluth Trading Co. apologizes to Don Henley to resolve trademark dispute
Fednav fleet adding ballast treatment to ships
Kestrel combines with Eclipse to form ONE Aviation
More housing coming to BlueStone site
Italian eatery’s owners buy Jade Fountain Restaurant in West Duluth
Prep softball season preview: History is on Hermantown's side
Wild, police warn of fake playoff tickets
Wild not at ease after Game 1 win
Plouffe's homer in 11th lifts Twins over Cleveland
Reader's View: Cruz has selective memory on seizing everyone’s guns
Reader's View: Mining not an alternative to a diverse economy
Local View: Liberalis provides vital services for Minnesota women
Our View/Broadband: Senate funding still falls short
Our View: Bomb-squad snafu no laughing matter
Theater review: St. Scholastica's 'Blithe Spirit' hits high marks across the board
Theater Review: ‘Tomfoolery’ variety show at UWS tugs nostalgic strings
Faces & Names: Penelope Cruz joins ‘Zoolander 2’
Faces & Names: Stars weigh in on Newman documentary
GROWING TOGETHER: Settle spousal disagreements over the yard with this lawn care quiz
Horoscopes for April 18
REINVENTING HOME: 1913 home receives one lofty makeover
LIVING SMART: How much does a swimming pool really cost?
YOUR PLACE: Tips for lawn mower safety
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Camping this summer? Check out these 13 Minnesota campgrounds
South pier season: Anglers try for salmon in Lake Superior near Duluth ship canal
MN DNR Weekly Report for April 13, 2015
Cast away: Upcoming clinic will demonstrate the fine art of spey casting
Variety of people meet challenge of monthly dips in Lake Superior
Winter Semester Dean's List for 2015
Week of the Young Child
Five Questions: Seeing a need, women start anti-bullying nonprofit
Tips from monthly jumpers
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Bill Damkroeger "Mr. D" is turning 80!
Bruce and Nancy Nettleton
April 6, 2015
Initiative seeks to transform Cloquet's riverfront
Although much of Cloquet was built along the St. Louis River, resident Dana Sanders said she's never really considered it "a river town." Sure it's got a river, but not much happens down there. That could change soon.
April 6, 2015 - 9:01pm
March 27, 2015
Speedy delivery: Carlton couple’s second child born in back of SUV
Justin and Carolyn Jahr’s second child was due on Easter. “The Easter bunny brought her a little early,” said Carolyn, 30, as she held newborn Everly in her arms on Friday afternoon in the birthing center at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Not only a...
news / health
March 27, 2015 - 5:16pm
March 21, 2015
Colleagues of dead nurse, cop struggle after fatal Cloquet crash
Colleagues of the two people killed in a head-on crash on Minnesota Highway 33 in Cloquet earlier this month are struggling to come to terms with what happened. Longtime Community Memorial Hospital nurse Fay Dahlman, 54, of Alborn and off-duty Cloquet police officer Mark Laine, 49,...
March 21, 2015 - 9:22pm
March 17, 2015
Authorities: Tests show off-duty Cloquet police officer was drunk at time of double-fatal crash
Authorities say an off-duty Cloquet police officer was drunk when his pickup truck crossed the centerline on Minnesota Highway 33 and struck an oncoming vehicle on March 5, killing both drivers. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Tuesday that testing conducted by the St. Louis...
news / crime
March 17, 2015 - 3:51pm
March 16, 2015
Fight is on to save Carlton treatment center
An effort to keep open a state-run, all-female chemical dependency center is underway in Carlton despite the state's intent to downsize its operation of publicly run treatment facilities. "I'm very hopeful that we will at least have more time," said Stasha Sickler, one of 27 staffers...
March 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
March 15, 2015
Neighbors: Cloquet’s Dora Hughes proud to be 104
Today is Dora Hughes’ birthday. She’s 104. She’s likely resting in her room at the Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet after yet another...
March 15, 2015 - 12:00am
March 10, 2015
Investigation into fatal crash in Cloquet expected to take several weeks
The investigation into the head-on collision in Cloquet last week that took the lives of an off-duty police officer and a nurse will take several weeks, a spokesman with the Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday. Mark Laine, 49, of Saginaw, and Fay Dahlman, 54, of Alborn, were killed...
March 10, 2015 - 1:42pm
March 7, 2015
Two injured in crash on Highway 33 in Cloquet
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Minnesota Highway 33 in Cloquet on Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Corrine Wick, 71, of Cloquet was traveling north on Highway 33 just north of Interstate 35 when she attempted to make a turn across the southbound...
March 7, 2015 - 10:01pm
Burglar who ‘outed’ Wappes is sentenced in another case
A man who twice broke into the home of former Carlton County landfill worker Joanne Wappes and told police she had “piles of money lying around her house” has been sentenced to 30 months in prison in a separate case. David Michael Smith, 53, was convicted of second-degree felony...
news / crime
March 7, 2015 - 6:49pm
Cloquet-based Little Store chain being sold
A longtime, family-owned Northland gas station and fuel oil business is in the process of being sold to new owners. Mike McKinney, director of operations for Cloquet-based Best Oil and Little Stores, confirmed this week that the business is positioning itself for a two-part sale...
March 7, 2015 - 3:16am
March 6, 2015
Off-duty police officer, nurse die in head-on crash in Cloquet
An off-duty Cloquet police officer and a nurse died in a two-vehicle, head-on collision late Thursday in Cloquet.
March 6, 2015 - 5:42pm
March 3, 2015
Hermantown one win from first state tourney
Early in Tuesday’s Section 7AAA boys basketball semifinal between Hermantown and Cloquet, there was a semblance of chaos befitting two opponents who know each other intimately well. Which makes sense considering these clubs were meeting for the third time in three months and the...
sports / basketball
March 3, 2015 - 11:34pm
February 26, 2015
Logging truck loses load in Cloquet
A logging truck took a corner too sharply and lost half its load on Avenue B under the Minnesota Highway 33 bridge in Cloquet at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
February 26, 2015 - 6:53pm
Northland hospitals report two 'adverse event' deaths in past year
An infant’s death was one of two “adverse health events” resulting in deaths at Northland hospitals last year, according to an annual report. The death of a newborn “associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnancy” was the only incident noted at Essentia Health-Virginia...
news / health
February 26, 2015 - 7:04am
February 24, 2015
Local educators up for Teacher of the Year
Two local teachers are among the semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Duluth Denfeld High School’s Jill Lofald and the Cloquet school district’s Cynthia Welsh are two of 30 semifinalists, drawn from a pool of 123 teachers throughout the state. Lofald teaches English,...
news / education
February 24, 2015 - 11:28pm