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Carlton County offices to close
All Carlton County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. This includes county courthouse offices, Transportation Department, Human Services, Public Health, Motor Vehicle License Bureau, Veterans Service Office and the University of Min
Moose Lake school dubbed 'Seizure Smart'
With its dedication and commitment to support students with seizures, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) announces Moose Lake Community School has earned the distinction of being a "Seizure Smart School." Seizure Smart Schools brings students, teachers, school nurses, staff and families tog
New Cloquet Restaurant, Avenue C, Abruptly 'Closed'
CLOQUET, Minn. - A Cloquet restaurant that opened less than a year ago is in the dark with no word on its future. A sign on the door of Avenue C on Monday simply said "closed." The restaurant's Facebook and Instagram accounts were taken down. Three employees of the restaurant told FOX 21 over the we
Minnesotans in Germany say climate progress up to U.S.
Several Minnesotans are among 25,000 delegates from around the world seeking global solutions to climate change. The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) is meeting in Bonn, Germany, through Nov. 17, to compare progress on reducing carbon emissions. President Donald Trump announce
Northland Nature: Early snow cover means early tracks
The morning was chilly when I stepped from the house. The thermometer on the porch recorded 8 degrees Fahrenheit; the first below -10 this season. Snow that fell the night before coated the yard with about one inch of new snow. It looked like the snowfall stopped about midnight. After that time, nor
Lots of talk, little movement, at Carlton school meeting
A public meeting regarding the future of the Carlton School District yielded no easy answers, but provided proof that many Carlton residents are passionately engaged in their school district, they just don't agree. School facilities were the immediate concern at the Tuesday night meeting. However, t
To the editor: Carlton school board, residents need to work together
To the editor: Carlton School public meeting recap. As a community member attending board meetings prior and post referendum, it was a pleasure to see a decent turnout. The group of students, staff and parents with children for the most part were passionate, emotional and committed to their school.
Cloquet City Council approves roundabout agreement
In contrast to a year that has featured numerous long, controversial and packed council meetings, the Cloquet City Council meeting Nov. 7 lasted less than nine minutes. Councilors unanimously approved the following items with minimal discussion:A cooperative construction agreement with the Minnesota
Woman wins $10,000 playing ASL
A Region 8 woman says she has no idea how she will spend her lottery winnings. The woman, identified by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery as just "Wendy," won $10,000. She bought her winning $10 Loaded scratch-off ticket at Alford Tobacco, 1400 W. Dewitt Henry Dr., in Beebe. When she picked up her wi
Fayetteville Council Member Alan Long resigns
Alan Long FAYETTEVILLE -- City Council member Alan Long, one of the Ward 4 representatives, resigned effective immediately. Long told Mayor Lioneld Jordan in a letter dated Saturday he came to the decision because of family and professional obligations and the time commitment required of a council
Connection wasn't instant, but he got the message
Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette Jorge and Summer Mojica were married on Aug. 6, 2011. Summer drove three hours from her school, Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, to see Jorge play soccer at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge on several occasions. He plays three games a week n
Fayetteville sticking to the basics with 2018 budget
NWA Democrat-Gazette/STACY RYBURN Mayor Lioneld Jordan speaks Saturday to Paul Becker, Fayetteville's chief financial officer, while Ward 3 Councilwoman Sarah Bunch takes notes during the annual budget meeting in Fayetteville. FAYETTEVILLE -- The city will take a bare-bones approach to the coming
Home Is Where The Music Is
Photo Courtesy Ard Jongsma Award-winning finger-picking and acoustic guitar player Stanley Samuelsen joins the House of Songs Ozarks family with a visit this week to collaborate with local artists and perform for the community. The House of Songs Ozarks -- a new collaboration between Northwest Ark
Drowned 15-Year-Old Found in Bald Knob Lake
BALD KNOB, Ark. -- The White County Sheriff's office says a 15-year-old boy drowned. It happened Friday night on Bald Knob Lake. Officials say Ethan Martin fell off a boat into the water. After an extensive search with help from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Ethan's body was found.
Construction on Cabot Skate Park Delayed
CABOT, Ark. -- Skaters in the town of Cabot have been without a skate park for two years. There are plans to build a new park -- but those plans keep getting pushed back Jeremiah Johnson grew up in Cabot. Like many of his peers - he enjoyed the community skate parks and BMX. "It was a big thing when
Lonoke man is behind bars after stabbing his wife
Lonoke man arrested for stabbing his death A Lonoke man is behind bars after stabbing his wife during an argument. Deputies say investigators got a call about a 'stabbing in progress' Sunday afternoon in the 2000 block of Hamilton Loop. The suspect Tony Thomas,58, also called police informing them
Fight At Street Rd Wawa Ends In Hit-And-Run, Police Seek Suspect
Police are seeking a man they say rammed his pick-up truck into another car twice after a verbal dispute at a Street Road Wawa early Sunday. LOWER SOUTHAMPTON TWP, PA - An early-morning dispute at a Street Road Wawa resulted in a hit-and-run crash, and Lower Southampton police are seeking the suspec
Longtime Montgomery Township Man Dies At 65
LANSDALE, PA - John M. MacDonald, III, age 65, a longtime resident of Montgomery Township passed away on Monday, November 6, with his wife and daughter by his side. Born in the East Falls section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John M. and Marie E. (nee Head) MacDonald, Jr. He worked as
A rare achievement: Earning all 139 Boy Scout badges
GENEVA HEFFERNAN / Staff PhotographerZachary Rotzal, 17, earned all 139 merit badges, a rare feat accomplished by so few that the provided sash does not hold them all and Rotzal had to sew an extension onto his sash to accommodate them all. In 17 years, Zach Rotzal has accomplished more than most pe
Former Lansdale Woman, Local Restaurant Owner, Dies At 92
LANSDALE, PA - Marie D. Fida, 92, of Sellersville, formerly of Lansdale, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Fida who died August 25, 1999. Born June 28, 1925, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John V. and Marie A. (Casey) Millard. Mrs. Fida