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4 year olds at heart of Minnesota budget impasse
Moorhead mom accused of beating, threatening to cut daughter's tongue out
Storm Video, West of Fargo 5 pm
41 people indicted for drug trafficking ring that operated in northern Minnesota
DL docs return from Nepal
Laker boys south subsection golf champions
Three Raiders receive all-conference baseball nods
Six Lakers named to Mid-State all-conference softball team
Angels improve to 4-1
Berg wins section long jump title; four Lakers in 8AA finals
DL couple plans wedding visit around national parks
Artichokes can help kids learn to love veggies
Spouses of Social Security beneficiaries can apply for Medicare at age 65
Wyatt Gene Swyter
Friends & Neighbors
Youth, volunteers produce TV ad for Ice Cream Truck
National Star of Life Award goes to Kaiser
Lamppa steps away from oil pipeline biz
Low interest loans available for farmers
Beware: Not all pay-day loans legit
'Tomorrowland' is a well-intentioned mess
Book signing Friday in Detroit Lakes
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
Magic and music show set June 4 at local library
Watercolor exhibit opens June 21 at Hjemkomst Center
Minnesota tobacco use down
Bad luck gets the blame and a bad rap
Marquart: ‘Every vote I take’ is for rural MN
Letter: Saddam Hussein was a WMD himself
Follow the rules and stop AIS
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Minn. DNR using iFish app to net data with the help of anglers
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
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April 9, 2014
Suspicious death being investigated in Cloquet
Authorities are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found at a Cloquet residence Tuesday afternoon. Cloquet police were called to the residence shortly after noon, and the body was discovered inside. Deputy Chief Terry Hill said the body will be taken to the St....
April 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
March 19, 2014
Woman pleads guilty in crash that killed 2 Carlton County employees
CARLTON, Minn. - A Cloquet woman accused of causing an accident that left two Carlton County employees dead pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. She is expected to serve six years in prison. Vanessa Rae Brigan, 28, was charged in Carlton County...
news / crime
March 19, 2014 - 8:23pm
November 28, 2013
Bus catches fire in front of Cloquet school
CLOQUET — Quick thinking and fast reactions averted injury Tuesday afternoon when a school bus caught on fire at Cloquet Middle School. According to Middle School Principal Tom Brenner, the bus had pulled up to the curb on a side street shortly before 3 p.m. to take a load of...
November 28, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 12, 2013
Rock painted with hearts used in Minnesota burglary
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A rock painted with hearts and the name “Christen” with pink lettering was thrown through the window of a Cloquet bank Monday, allowing burglars to take undisclosed amount of cash, according to police. The burglary of Cornerstone State Bank was reported...
news / crime
November 12, 2013 - 8:10am
June 4, 2013
Authorities: Alcohol involved in fatal crash in Carlton County
Authorities said they believe alcohol was a factor in the rural Carlton County crash that killed a Cloquet woman and injured her husband Saturday. Kari Renee Luoma, 34, was killed and Jeremiah Luoma injured when their vehicle was hit by a vehicle driven by Megan Dana Dickenson,...
news / accidents
June 4, 2013 - 9:30am
February 1, 2013
Cloquet man charged with abandoning daughter while mom's in jail
With Marie Margaret Majerle of Cloquet in jail, accused of shooting her current but estranged husband, Majerle's 14-year-old daughter was at home with her father in early January. Then her father -- John Edwin Bemis III, Majerle's ex-husband -- disappeared, according to Carlton County...
news / crime
February 1, 2013 - 12:27pm
March 15, 2012
Cloquet peeping Tom sentenced; says he 'prays for relief' for his victims
Sixth District Judge Robert Macaulay quadrupled the recommended jail time Wednesday when he sentenced a Cloquet man who was caught peeping at his neighbor's juvenile daughter through her bedroom window. Richard Allen Paul, 57, of Cloquet had pleaded guilty to "interference with privacy"...
March 15, 2012 - 9:07am
August 30, 2011
Cloquet 9-year-old gets hole-in-one
Zebulon Wehr of Cloquet has been playing golf for only four years, but he already can cross one big item off the sport's list of accomplishments. He notched a hole-in-one Friday at the Cloquet Country Club. Odds are good that it won't be his last. Wehr is only 9 years old. Golfing...
August 30, 2011 - 9:34am
July 17, 2009
Accused burglar convicted in water attack at Cloquet nursing home
CLOQUET - A man charged last week in connection with two Cloquet burglaries pleaded guilty as a juvenile to throwing pitchers of cold water on vulnerable residents at a Cloquet nursing home. In that 2007 case, which drew national attention, Chad Patrick Staton was convicted of felony...
news / crime
July 17, 2009 - 1:06pm
February 13, 2009
Becker County boy charged with assault with a hockey stick
A Becker County boy has been charged with felony second-degree assault for allegedly hitting another boy over the head with a hockey stick during a pickup game in Cloquet, Minn. Dominic Louis Butcher, 16, essentially pleaded guilty Jan. 12. According to court records: On Jan.
February 13, 2009 - 6:00am