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VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Carl Schenk served in German occupation
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The Special Olympics torch is carried down the track to begin the Minnesota Special Olympics Area 3 Track and Field competition Saturday at Cloqeut High School. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Athletes give their all at Special Olympics
21 hours 10 min ago
Costs for police chief inquiry approaches $50,000
May 27, 2017 - 3:35pm
This image was taken of Steve Fluck as he poses with his gun shortly after he arrived in Vietnam in the spring of 1969. Contributed Photo
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Steve Fluck remembers Vietnam
May 27, 2017 - 10:54am
Memorial Day events planned for Monday
May 25, 2017 - 4:34pm
Dear Graduates,
May 25, 2017 - 10:01am
WLSSD sewage line leak in Esko will need big fix
May 25, 2017 - 7:38am
$1.9 million shooting range to open near Cloquet this fall
May 24, 2017 - 6:40pm
Soil is one of the building blocks of life. Without soil, there's no structure support for anything in life … for growing plants or trees, or for walking, building or driving on. Soil — especially healthy soil — is one of the key components in creating a healthy life for all living things.  Contributed Photo
Soil is not a 'dirty' word
May 23, 2017 - 6:12am
To the Editor: Vote 'yes' and keep Carlton strong
May 22, 2017 - 2:49pm
Wrenshall man charged with kidnapping, assault
May 18, 2017 - 6:23pm
Dave Esse
CEC boys hockey coach Esse resigns after 18 seasons
May 19, 2017 - 11:34am
Cloquet Police Officer Ryan Lunda takes the Police Officer Oath of Office Tuesday with Sixth District Judge Robert Macauley during Tuesday’s Cloquet City Council meeting, as Interim Police Chief Jeff Palmer (from left) and Commanders Derek Randall and Carey Ferrell look on. Lunda started with the department in November and has completed his field training. He came to Cloquet after nine years with the Floodwood police department. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
Still no answers in police chief investigation
May 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: The budget process remains broken
May 22, 2017 - 10:04am
Devney might stay at Esko
May 18, 2017 - 4:55pm

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The Cloquet boys and girls track teams celebrate their Lake Superior Conference championship at last Thursday’s conference meet in Superior. Contributed Photo

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"We like to try to be three deep at every event," Prosen said. "That depth is important and you saw it there."

Prosen also had kind words for Denman. ...

It is Cloquet’s “undiscovered beauty” that draws Bauer back to the community.
“I’m inspired by how people take care of each other,” he said.
But that’s not to ...

Soil is one of the building blocks of life. Without soil, there's no structure support for anything in life … for growing plants or trees, or for walking, building or driving on. Soil — especially healthy soil — is one of the key components in creating a healthy life for all living things.  Contributed Photo

Many people even relish that "wet dirt smell" (called petrichor) after a good rainstorm or when watering plants.

On the other hand, there are also many people who think that ...

I heard the early spring frog trio of wood frogs, chorus frogs and spring peepers all calling during the first week of this month. And then the second half ...

Author Lucie Amundsen sits with a group of chickens (each of them named LoLa) at the Locally Laid egg farm in Wrenshall. Amundsen's book about their adventures starting the farm was selected for the One Book Northland reading project. She will speak at the Cloquet Public Library at noon Thursday. Franny Slater/news@pinejournal.com

She could not have predicted they would win a free Super Bowl ad for their tiny business. And she was completely unaware that all the disasters they faced along the ...

You need to keep talking about cancer and keep telling people to get screened. A colonoscopy five years earlier would have made all the difference for me and I don’t ...

This failed red clay dam in the Nemadji River Watershed was removed and replaced with natural stream design in 2016. Contributed Photo

p>There is so much more to the SWCD than what you read in your local newspaper. Some of this "behind the scenes" information is not known until the year is ...

Very little of Cloquet City Hall and Jail and Washington School remain after the 1918 Fire. Photo courtesy of the Carlton County Historical Society

Almost 500 people dead, 52,000 displaced and over $100 million (in today's dollars) in damages ... imagine the headlines the devastation wrought by the Fires of 1918 would garner today. ...

Members of the Wrenshall YES! team plan to enter a solar vehicle in the MTEEA supermileage vehicle competition in Brainerd, Minn. this year, and they got a grant to help them do that. Contributed Photo

It is an exciting time for Wrenshall YES! Team who received a $1,000 grant from the Youth Energy Summit (YES!) Program and The McKnight Foundation for their Electric Vehicle project. ...

Fall color is abundant at Wolf Creek Falls on the Wolf Creek Trail. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Eighty major watersheds cover every square inch of the whole state of Minnesota. Carlton County has multiple watersheds within its boundaries, each one unique: The Mississippi River-Grand Rapids Watershed drains ...

Fisheries staff get face-to-face with a lake sturgeon. Photo contributed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Last week, readers got to know the Kettle River and its watershed. This week, we'll look at two of the river's more unusual residents: lake sturgeon and wild rice. Monitoring ...

The original county seat in 1857 consisted of a stagecoach stop and the tavern served as the courthouse, according to an old story filed away at the Carlton County Historical ...

This is the saga of Duluth & Northeastern Railroad engine No. 16, which spanned a useful career of more than 50 years and now sits in a place of ...

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