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 By Kim Samuelson    News    July 11, 2019 

Carlton SWCD: A great return on your investment

ROI: Return on Investment. For those who don't know, this simply means what you get (return) for what you give (invest). And as a taxpayer, you have the right and responsibility to ask about the...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 11, 2019 

Mercy to hold information sessions on Diabetes Prevention Program

Mercy Hospital will be holding two information sessions about its Diabetes Prevention Program. Community members are invited to the free information sessions to learn how this lifestyle change program can help people with prediabetes cut their risk...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 11, 2019 

Dedication at Lakeside Cemetery

A dedication ceremony will be held at the Lakeside Cemetery on Saturday, July 20, at 2:00 pm, to honor early pioneers Isaak and Maria Walli. They made a generous donation of land in 1906 to the Lakeside Community to serve as a final resting place...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 11, 2019 

Free trial of Continuous Glucose Monitor available to patients with diabetes

A one-month free trial of Medtronic’s Guardian™ Connect Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system will be available to patients with diabetes by appointment on Tuesday, July 23 through Mercy Hospital’s Diabetes Program. Tracking glucose...

 
 By Bethany Helwig    News    July 4, 2019

A celebration of running

According to the story, in 490 B.C. a soldier, Pheidippides, ran from a battlefield near the city of Marathon to Athens-a journey of some 25 miles-to announce the defeat of the Persians. He shouted...

 

July shows signs of warmth taking over our temperatures

When I was a kid in the 70’s, my family made frequent treks from Ely to Litchfield to visit relatives. Midway of that long trip was what is now the Lazy Bear in Barnum so we had many a lunch there back in the day. Just the other day, I got a...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 4, 2019

Plan in development for Nemadji Watershed

Carlton County, Pine County and Carlton and Pine Soil and Water Conservation Districts have announced plans to develop a comprehensive watershed management plan for the Nemadji Watershed. The planning process known as One Watershed, One Plan or 1W1P,...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 27, 2019

Carlton County tax base continues to rise

Few Carlton County taxpayers attended the Local Boards of Review to contest, or at least ask questions, about their estimated market value for the buildings and land they own. Land values continue to improve with a typical 40 acre piece valued at...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 27, 2019

New Jail option to be presented in August

BKV, the consulting group handling the architectural and engineering design for the proposed new Carlton County Jail, will present their recommendations in early August. Three options are being considered and the costs and impact on County programs...

 
 By Press Release    News    June 27, 2019

DNR asks motorists to "give turtles a brake"

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding motorists that turtles are crossing roads to nest this time of year. Motorists are asked to watch for them and, whenever possible, allow...

 
 By Press Release    News    June 27, 2019

Enjoy a safe and happy Independence Day

Independence Day is a holiday marked by fanfare and large parties, complete with barbecues, fireworks and parades. As fun as July 4th festivities typically are, injuries, particularly those involving fireworks, are a concern that celebrants should...

 
 By Press Release    News    June 20, 2019

Carlton County files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors

On June 14, Carlton County filed a lawsuit in federal district court against six of the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers—including Purdue Pharma, Cephalon, Inc., and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and the three largest distributors of...

 
 By Press Release    News    June 20, 2019

Storage Pro expands reach with U-Haul Dealership

U-Haul Company of Minnesota is pleased to announce that Storage Pro Inc. has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Cloquet community. Storage Pro at 1208 Hwy. 33 S. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving...

 
 By Bethany Helwig    News    June 13, 2019

The Last Runner Standing

On the 8th of June, 105 runners gathered at the Grand Avenue chalet of Spirit Mountain to compete in the Last Runner Standing challenge. There is no set end time or length. This isn't your typical...

 
 By Press Release    News    June 13, 2019

Two students awarded Katie Poirier Memorial Scholarship

The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Foundation announced that Mikayla Cozzi and Alida Hogan, two Law Enforcement students currently attending the college, have been awarded the Katie Poirier...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    June 13, 2019

Pine County seeks state funding for phase one of Oberstar Trail

Pine County Auditor/Treasurer Kelly Schroeder requested permission at last week’s county board meeting to request funding in the state’s 2020 capital budget for phase one of the Oberstar Trail, a bike trail which would provide the missing link...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 13, 2019

Judge Stumme sworn in for Carlton County court

Rebekka Stumme was administered the oath of office by retired Judge Mark Munger during a ceremony at Fond du Lac Triblal and Community College on Friday, May 31. Stumme will preside as a judge in the...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 6, 2019

Jail construction plans continue to unfold

A request for a proposal (RFP) for a new Carlton County Jail has been approved by the Carlton County Board of Commissioners as the new jail planning continues to unfold. The vote was 4-1 with Commissioner Tom Proulx voting nay. “This action by the...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    June 6, 2019

MS 150 more than a bike ride, it's a mission

This weekend Bob Nelson will bike his 27th MS 150. Nelson said biking started as something fun to do with his 12-year-old son, but it has turned into much more. The annual Bike MS: C.H. Robinson ride...

 
 By Press Release    News    May 30, 2019

Library system announces new Bookmobile to hit the road

Northeastern Minnesota residents will soon notice a new Bookmobile traveling on area highways. The new Arrowhead Library System (ALS) Bookmobile will hit the road by the first week of June, just in...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    May 23, 2019

Negotiations stall between AFSCME & County Board

The contract with the union AFSCME Local 2750 expired December 31, 2018 and those Carlton County employees have been working without a contract since then. It appears health care funding for retirees has been the sticking point. Negotiations have...

 
 By Press Release    News    May 23, 2019

2nd Annual Carlton County Community Bike Ride

Community traditions are being made with this year's 2nd Annual Carlton County Community Bike Ride. This is a free event, taking place on June 9th, 2019 and begins at 11 AM at any of the four rest...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2019

Oberstar Trail talks still active

Discussion of possibilities of implementing the James Oberstar Trail, a bike trail that is only theory as of now and is the missing segment of a trail connecting the Twin Cities to Duluth, took place at the last Pine County committee of the whole...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    May 9, 2019

Carlton waterline to Junction passes Minnesota House

The Minnesota House of Representatives, guided by Representative Mike Sundin and Representative Mary Murphy (Chair of the House Bonding Committee), passed a $9 million bonding proposal for the construction of the waterline from the City of Carlton...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    May 9, 2019

Level 3 sex offender moving to Cloquet

Sheriff Kelly Lake told TRIAD members and the Elder Concerns group about sex offenders moving into the community at the monthly TRIAD meeting on Wednesday, May 1, at the Fond du Lac Tribal Center....

 

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