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Hubbard County home lost to fire; two found dead
N.D. ranked first in protecting kids from tobacco; Minn. is 12th
Crime & Accident Report
One of three teens pleads guilty in death of Willmar, Minn., grandmother
Duluth student who nearly froze to death may have sought shelter in garage
Love's return helps Timblerwolves win
Vikings place TE Rudolph on IR
Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks
Ravens storm past Vikings in frantic finish
Frazee Wrestling Preview: Hornets reload for another run at title
In the Zone
Snowstorms of the past
Lake Park Audubon High School Honor Rolls
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Krumkake is a uniquely Norwegian delicacy
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Twitter shares touch new high, sail past $52
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Letter: Rep. Green — find ways to build, not tear down
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
Randy Wilson: Property tax hikes needed for cities to play catch-up
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Pop singer Miley Cyrus named MTV's best artist of 2013
With children now grown, Garth Brooks says he will tour again
Holiday Train’s a-comin’: December 16 stop planned in Detroit Lakes
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
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
September 7, 2012
Cloquet man who kidnapped son avoids prison
DULUTH -- A Cloquet, Minn., man who kidnapped his 7-year-old son from his ex-wife for 11 days in March was sentenced Thursday to two years at the Northeast Regional Corrections Center and 10 years of supervised probation and was ordered to undergo chemical dependency and mental...
September 7, 2012 - 9:11am
August 31, 2012
Cloquet police say victim of possible gang shooting won’t talk
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Cloquet police are investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in which the victim was shot in the foot, but investigators say he isn’t providing much information because he fears for his life. Investigator...
August 31, 2012 - 3:09am
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