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Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
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