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William Kelley students test camera skills in nature
Two Harbors Council: Short-term RV rental OK in proper campsite
Two Harbors street improvement project bids awarded
Lake County Sheriff's Report: May 18
Highway 1 lane closures to begin in Lake County
DNR Report: May 20
Two Harbors Youth Hockey Board hears concerns
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League Results: Week 1
Softball: Mariners surprise Esko
Track and field: Mariners set conference record
baseball and softball
Cadeau: The great Mother's Day yarn search
Judge's View: New veterans court shows promise
Ask a Trooper: Are tinted windows OK if driver has prescription?
Hamilton: The dangers of debt
On Faith: No longer alone
Wilfred "Bill" Jensen
Allen John Thorngren
June Virginia Leopold
Lake County Past: May 21
North Shore Library News: May 13
Lake County Past: May 13
Residents encouraged to 'Stamp Out Hunger' Saturday
Fundraiser invites women to give gowns a second spin
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: May 20
Tick season is here
DNR Report: May 12
Wolf Ridge opens sustainable lodge
Gear sale to benefit local trails
Monica Alice Johnson
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Gordon & Janice Klein
August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Heavy snow expected west, south of Twin Ports
A major winter snowstorm is already pummeling North Dakota and western Minnesota and is expected to make its mark on the Northland overnight. Snow...
March 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
March 3, 2013
Winter storm watch issued for Twin Ports, Two Harbors, Cloquet
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Twin Ports and points south and west for the possibility of more than a half-foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon. The Northland will be on the north side of a storm system moving from the Dakotas southeast toward...
March 3, 2013 - 2:21pm
March 2, 2013
Eh? Owl collection
As we've reported several times, the Northland is seeing an influx of owls from Canada this winter. They've moved south in search of food, such as mice and voles. While many owls are finding good pickings in our area, some owls, inevitably, will perish here. But some good may come...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
November 28, 2012
Michaud's hat trick paces Cloquet-Esko-Carlton over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl
Westin Michaud scored all three Cloquet-Esko-Carlton goals as the Lumberjacks opened the high school boys hockey season with a 3-0 nonconference victory over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl on Tuesday night at Miners Memorial Building in Virginia. Michaud scored with 20 seconds remaining...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Call for free ride to polls on Tuesday
Arrowhead Transit is offering rides to polling places across the Northland on Tuesday, Election Day. A free ride during the hours listed can be obtained by calling the "Dial-A-Ride" phone numbers in the city nearest to you. Cloquet: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; 879-9742 Floodwood: 10 a.m.-noon;...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal.
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
October 24, 2012
Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday
Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Duluth reports that warm, humid, unstable air...
October 24, 2012 - 6:50am
August 28, 2012
Section 7AA volleyball preview: Esko's path more difficult
The list of Section 7AA contenders always is deep, but over the majority of the past decade only Esko and Hibbing have succeeded in representing the section at the state tournament. This might be the best chance for a third team to crash the party. Two-time defending champion Esko...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Embarrass, Iron Range flirt with frost; low temps in Northland
It was the coolest morning in months across parts of the Northland as temperatures dipped down into the 30s in some areas at sunrise today, including 33 in Embarrass, 34 in Bigfork and 35 at the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. Unofficial lows also included 36 at Hayward and Crane Lake,...
August 17, 2012 - 7:43am
June 28, 2012
Ridgeview names director of golf
Aaron Anderson of Duluth has been named director of golf at Ridgeview Country Club after working the past four years at the course as a golf professional and superintendent. He previously worked at LaQuinta (Calif.) Resort & Club and Avondale Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., as...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota Power says dam system 'designed to handle this kind of flood and more'
Minnesota Power's system of reservoirs and dams along the St. Louis River leading into the Twin Ports is holding well despite massive amounts of water pouring through, officials said this afternoon. Utility officials say there are no problems with any of the four dams along the lower...
June 20, 2012 - 2:27pm
June 8, 2012
Holy trout, that's a big one
Jim Bahen of Cloquet had no intention of releasing the huge lake trout. An avid Kamloops rainbow trout angler, Bahen knows those big lake trout...
June 8, 2012 - 2:21pm