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April 18, 2014
Grandson of one of Great! Lakes Candy Factory's employees, Anthony tries a copper kettle on for size.  Shop owner Pam Matson said the little fella has grown some since this photo was taken and now shows promise as a future candy maker. Great! Lakes Candy Factory in Knife River is one of this year's nominees for a Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Award.
North Shore entrepreneurs shine
April 18, 2014 - 11:04am
December 16, 2013
It’s a long paddle to Bethlehem! The kings, shepherd and angel from the Knife River Julebyen live nativity found a moment or two to play. Photo: Jim Allert. King: Nolan Anderson; King: AJ Mattson; Angel: Dani Mattson; Shepherd: Kaia Anderson
The warm glow of Julebyen remains
December 16, 2013 - 5:33pm
Matteah Ojard shows off her ballet skills at her grandparent’s home. She will be performing in “The Nutcracker” at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center for the third time this year. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.
Young dancer's suite role
December 16, 2013 - 11:21am
December 6, 2013
A trio of ambassadors will greet and guide visitors this weekend at Knife River's first annual Julebyen (Christmas village.)  Pictured are 
julenissen Mary von Goertz , troll Scott Jasperson, and Paul von Goertz, a gnome.   The costumes were designed and made by Knife River 
residents. Submitted photo.
Julebyen this weekend
December 6, 2013 - 1:47pm
November 29, 2013
The Knife River was one of close to 2,500 waterways on the list of impaired waters issued by the MPCA earlier this month. 2007 file photo / Derek Montgomery
Knife River among 2,500 impaired waters statewide
November 29, 2013 - 11:27am
October 18, 2013
Knife River fish cake dinner just a week away
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
June 20, 2013
Grady and Erik Furo just a few days before Grandma's Marathon. Grady, 12, will be running for the first time with his dad who ran the marathon at the age of 10. (LaReesa Sandretsky)
Another Furo tackles the marathon
June 20, 2013 - 2:17pm
May 30, 2013
Adolph Ojard Sr. in the pilot house of the Edna G. Ojard Sr. was the tug's last captain before her retirement. Adolph Ojard Jr. began his career on Lake Superior in his father's fishing boats. (Photo courtesy of the Lake County Historical Society)
Son of Edna G. captain lauded for service to Duluth's port
May 30, 2013 - 3:14pm
March 22, 2013
Smoke from this wood burning boiler is at the center of a dispute between two Knife River neighbors.
Photo: Tammy Francois
Tempers boil over boiler
March 22, 2013 - 11:40am
February 21, 2013
Penny and Micki Agar pose in the newly remodeled back seating area in the Mocha Moose coffee shop. The mother and daughter purchased the coffee shop in November.
Photo: LaReesa Sandretsky
Mother-daughter team takes over Mocha Moose
February 21, 2013 - 2:08pm
December 20, 2012
Featured product: Finland collage coffee mug. Drink your favorite beverage while enjoying the photos of Finland's landmarks on this mug--for less than $10!
Finland Co-op, 6648 Highway 1, Finland
Last-minute shopping
December 20, 2012 - 2:59pm
November 1, 2012
Mark Gordon, captain of the Amicus II and father of the Gordon family, navigates the sailboat earlier this month. The Gordons are currently waiting out Hurricane Sandy anchored in North Carolina. Submitted
Two Harbors family weathers Sandy
November 1, 2012 - 1:15pm
October 4, 2012
A map of the tour.
Locally-grown art in its natural environment
October 4, 2012 - 3:01pm
September 8, 2011
Former Lighthouse on Homestead owners Andrea Darsow, Claire Pierson, Brita Aug, and Lynne Compton have moved their restaurant to Knife River. Forum Newspapers photo.
Lighthouse on Homestead reopens in Knife River
September 8, 2011 - 8:00am
Skeeter Moore, executive director of the NorthShore Inline Marathon, gives 17-year-old Brooke Wright pointers on stance during a pratice skate in Canal Park. Wright plans to skate the half-marathon next weekend. The marathon begins in Two Harbors. Forum Newspapers photo.
Knife River girl to skate marathon after surgery that left her blind
September 8, 2011 - 8:00am