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City by City: Cable, Cloquet, Iron River

Cable, WI -- The Cable’s Natural History Museum has gotten a new addition. A pavilion was built at the Museum’s Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area. It has been named “Wake Robin,” a common name for Trillium. The three petals represent wonder, discovery, and responsibility from the Museum’s mission statement. It will serve as a large, dry, and bug-free assembly room at Wayside Wanderings, providing opportunity for programs limited by the layout of the Museum’s current public spaces.
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Hermantown's Hanson one step closer to Hlinka Gretzky Cup invite

Hermantown defenseman Ty Hanson is one step closer to becoming the third straight Hawk to earn a spot in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup. After a successful outing at the BioSteel Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp, USA Hockey named Hanson to their Hlinka Gretzy Cup Camp roster Monday. From there the final U.S. Under-18 Select Team will be chosen.
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City Releases Community Survey Results

Hermantown, Minn. – The City of Hermantown’s annual community survey was recently completed, with the City Council accepting the results and reaffirming a focus on the performance measures and resident feedback that has guided the first four years of the survey. With incredible results in a wide variety...

James A. Burman

James “Jim” Arnold Burman, 94 of Cloquet, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 20, 2022. He was born in Ogilvie on Nov. 27, 1927, the son of William and Elsie (Besser) Burman. James grew up and attended school in Brook Park, where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Naomi Athey. He served with the U.S. Army during WW II in Okinawa and the Philippines. James and Naomi raised their family in Cloquet, where he worked as a truck driver. After his retirement, they joined “Laborers for Christ” traveling the country building churches. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Cloquet VFW, where he served on the Honor Guard. James loved his church and the VFW very much. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, of whom he was very proud. James enjoyed sports, especially the Twins and the Vikings.
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Softball Making a Comeback in the Northland

CLOQUET, Minn.- The Wood City Classic softball tournament wrapped up today as teams from across the Northland competed for the championship. The tournament started just a year ago and since then, has doubled in size with 36 teams and around 400 girls at Braun Park today. Organizers say, the sports is making a presence again in the Northland.

Fire reported between Healy Lake and Moose Lake

Update: At the end of the work shift Sunday night the fire was reported to be a total of six acres and yet to be contained. Smokejumpers were to remain at the fire Sunday night and continue suppression efforts on Monday. The fire is considered a high priority due to the proximity of cabins in the area.

Step Inside Part of Frank Lloyd Wright's Vision For America in Cloquet

Famed 20th Century American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed hundreds of buildings. But there's only one gas station of his in operation. Best Service station in Cloquet, Minn., first opened in 1958 as Lindholm Service Station, owned by local oil businessman R.W. Lindholm. It was an opportunity for Wright to flex an idea from his Broadacre City. Wright was anti-city, and he had apprentices work on a model that imagined a more agrarian land use plan. Cars were integral in order to traverse his spread-out plan. One Greater Minnesota Reporter Kaomi Lee visits the station to learn more about it from architectural historian Richard Kronick.

Post 222 rallies late to beat Cloquet

HIBBING — The Hibbing American Legion baseball team had a four-run first inning against Cloquet, and it didn’t look like Post 222 was going to be tested by Post 262. But Cloquet stepped up, got the game tied, then took a two-run lead. Facing that adversity, Hibbing needed a rally to get back into the game, and Post 222 scored three runs in the final two innings en route to...