Esko News

08/29/2018 09:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Area schools introduce new staff 

The Journal reached out to all schools in Koochiching County seeking a short bio and photo of new staff for the upcoming school year. Hello, my name is Brandon Vang and I am from Esko, Minn.

05/04/2018 01:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crews Battling Cloquet Interiors Fire into the Evening; Parts of HWY 33 Still Shut Down 

Firefighters continue to battle a fire that broke out at the Cloquet Interiors. The fire was reported around 3 p.m. Thursday and crews continue to remain on the scene Thursday evening.

04/30/2018 08:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Hundreds Without Power after Monday Morning Storms 

According to Lake County Power's outage map, over 300 residents just South of the Island Lake Reservoir lost power. In addition, over 100 Minnesota Power customers in Esko and the Duluth Heights neighborhood were also without power.

04/02/2018 05:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Saturday Morning Fire Kills 1 in Cloquet 

One person was killed and another injured in a fire early Saturday on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Cloquet. Firefighters from the Cloquet Area Fire District, Carlton, and Esko responded to the fire at 248 Tyler Drive just after 2 a.m. They arrived to find heavy fire coming through the roof and windows on one half of the home.

03/08/2018 06:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature 

Minnesota state Reps. Jason Metsa of Virginia, left, and Dale Lueck of Aitkin answer questions about a wild rice protection bill during a Thursday, March 8, 2018, House committee meeting.