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MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
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July 14, 2017
Police staff, city council may have colluded to oust chief, report claims
CLOQUET, Minn. — While a vote of no-confidence by his employees was presented to the public as a "last resort," allegations of unfit leadership...
July 14, 2017 - 4:02pm
Man accused of chasing female joggers tells police he has 'impulse control issues with sexual behavior'
DULUTH, Minn. — A man faces stalking and indecent exposure charges after harassing three female joggers, one which told police he was...
June 14, 2017 - 5:26pm
Pit bull owners face charges after 3 dogs attack, kill woman's miniature Sheltie
CLOQUET, Minn. — Charges have been filed against the owners of three dogs that allegedly escaped a kennel and killed another dog that...
June 14, 2017 - 4:08pm
May 2, 2017
Minnesota's Diamond match and toothpick factory closing; 85 to lose jobs
Cloquet’s match and toothpick factory is closing, and 85 people will lose their jobs there as a result, owner Newell Brands announced Monday,...
May 2, 2017 - 11:06am
April 19, 2017
40 pray for truth, justice during vigil to support suspended Minn. police chief
CLOQUET, Minn. — About 40 people prayed outside Cloquet City Hall on Tuesday for truth and justice during an investigation of a complaint...
April 19, 2017 - 9:16am
January 22, 2017
Authorities ID 11-year-old victim in fatal crash in Cloquet
CLOQUET, Minn. — Carlton County authorities identified Emma Loven on Sunday as the victim in a fatal two-vehicle crash last week on an...
January 22, 2017 - 3:12pm
November 15, 2016
Their mission: Saving Minnesota's rare orchids before it's too late
Head slightly bent, David Remucal scanned the forest floor duff for a tiny, white-veined plant with the consistency of rattlesnake skin. An hour...
November 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 19, 2016
Solid support: Local trees from Cloquet harvested for North Dakota protest
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Working on slopes thick with red pine outside Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Tuesday, a crew armed...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks win big over Cloquet
BEMIDJI — Sophomore Linaes Whiting and senior Josh Cervenka combined for 49 points in Bemidji’s final regular-season home game Saturday at...
February 13, 2016 - 10:49pm
March 7, 2015
Two die in head-on crash near Cloquet
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Two people were killed in a head-on collision on Minnesota Highway 33 here late Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Mark Laine, 49, of Saginaw, was traveling northbound just after 11 p.m. when his Ford pickup crossed the center line and struck...
March 7, 2015 - 1:47pm
January 24, 2015
(VIDEO) Rescuers rush to help driver after heart attack, crash north of Cloquet
DULUTH -- The quick action of three passers-by is being credited with saving the life of a Saginaw man who had a heart attack behind the wheel...
January 24, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 30, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji drops final against Cloquet
CLOQUET — Cloquet High School’s Kassidy Steen was too much for Bemidji High School to handle as it lost 66-48 in the Cloquet girls basketball...
December 30, 2014 - 9:40pm
May 3, 2014
Cloquet bookkeeper sentenced for theft by swindle, must repay $88,000
CARLTON, Minn. -- A longtime bookkeeper for Pine Ridge Homes in Cloquet has been granted a stay of imposition and sentenced to five years of supervised probation for writing some $88,000 in unauthorized checks to herself. Denise Rae Forconi, 63, of Esko, was sentenced this...
May 3, 2014 - 5:53pm
March 14, 2014
Trial set for Cloquet man who stabbed himself while warrant was served in Bemidji
By Jana Peterson Forum News Service CARLTON, Minn. -- A Cloquet man who stabbed himself in the chest three times when law enforcement tried to serve him with a warrant in the Bemidji area has been charged with criminal sexual conduct. Wendell Lee Olson, 44,...
March 14, 2014 - 3:01pm
January 24, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Inside dominance leads Cloquet past Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Thursday night in Grand Rapids Alex Illikainen scored 40 points, continually pestered Bemidji's inside game and led the Thunderhawks...
January 24, 2014 - 11:24pm