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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
Cloquet in-home child care provider Heather Falk said Gov. Mark Dayton has “opened Pandora’s box” with his announcement Tuesday that he will order a vote by the state’s subsidized child care providers on whether they want a union representing them.
The email lines lit up when providers in Carlton County read a story stating Gov. Mark Dayton may sign an executive order authorizing a vote on a union for in-home child care providers. In just one day, they had drafted a letter to the governor and had 124 signatures on the letter, requesting a face-to-face meeting with Dayton.
In the early days of Cloquet, the wood products mill in the east end of Cloquet was variously known as “the match mill” or “the toothpick factory,” and it appears that the local plant is on track to return to its roots.
The Third Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk will take place from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct, 8, at the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Carlton. Last year, 200 walkers from around the region and state participated in this free community event.
Proctor scored three goals in the second half and kept the area’s highest-scoring team off the scoreboard until the final moments in a 3-1 win over Hermantown in high school boys soccer action Monday night at Proctor.
UPDATE: The campground at Jay Cooke State Park is now open, Eunice Luedtke, park manager, said late this morning. The campground had been closed during the 20-day state government shutdown. Campsite reservations cannot be made until Tuesday. At that time, reservations may be made by calling (866) 857-2757 or going here.
Two little girls wore sad faces Thursday afternoon at the Jay Cooke State Park campground near Duluth. Little Katie Wigen, 4, and her sister, Kasi, 5, couldn’t figure out why their family had to leave its campsite sooner than they had planned.
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