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Members of the Arrowhead Fly-Fishers’ Club volunteer their time and efforts Saturday to pick up trash along Big Otter Creek. Showing some of the garbage bags they took out of Jay Cooke State Park are (from left) club members Peder Yurista, Ted Troolin, Patricia Connolly, Laurie Arndt and Jim Arndt. Contributed Photo
Fly-Fishers’ club picks up on Big Otter Creek New trout-hide structures may be placed
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Trooper finds drugs, alcohol after man causes I-35 accident
22 hours 13 min ago
Board selects architect, manager for new middle school
April 17, 2015 - 8:21am

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In his freshman year with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Esko native Karson Kuhlman played in all 40 of the Bulldogs’ games this season, scoring eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points. Dave Harwig/
Kuhlman looks back on first season as a Bulldog
April 17, 2015 - 8:08am
Employee costs, evaluations dominate county board meeting
April 17, 2015 - 2:01am
Nordic war film comes to Esko
April 16, 2015 - 10:41am
American Rivers group names St. Louis River among top 10 ‘most endangered’
April 10, 2015 - 12:30pm
The litter of three month old Labrador are wearing collars because they just got spayed/neutered.
Fleas, ticks and heartworm, oh my!
April 12, 2015 - 8:07am
No sidewalks needed, homeowners say
April 10, 2015 - 11:59am
Transforming Cloquet’s riverfront
April 3, 2015 - 5:06am
Egg-citing Easter egg hunt draws hundreds of kids to Pine Valley
April 10, 2015 - 11:34am
Segment of Munger Trail closed temporarily
April 10, 2015 - 12:04pm
OUR VIEW: Thumbs up, thumbs down
April 10, 2015 - 11:45am
Adam Hanner and Craig Craven of St. Germain
Esko sudents, staff can see clearly now
April 11, 2015 - 8:38am
School’s in for summer
April 10, 2015 - 1:31pm

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Cromwell-Wright High School is sending four students — Cody Whiting (from left), Cloe Forland, Olivia Warpula and Lucas Johnson — to the 2015 State Speech Tournament at Lakeville North High School on Friday. Photo contributed by Coach Brian Schilling

Cromwell-Wright earned fourth place out of 21 teams at the Section 7A Speech Tournament held Friday, April 11, at Eveleth High School. Blackduck was the Section champion and Duluth Marshall ...

Esko’s Carissa Anderson ducks under a pitch as Cloquet catcher Jade Benko is able to control the ball at home plate. Dan Saletel/Pine Journal

Area high school softball round up

Barnum's Thomas Ziegler slides into third base ahead of the tag attempt by Carlton's Josh Dallman during Tuesday's baseball game. Dave Harwig/

Area high school baseball roundup

This year's One Book, One Community book selection is unique in having been chosen by library users. It's also unique in that the author is a local writer.

Lake Country Power is calling on co-op members and community organizations to volunteer for the cooperative’s annual Project GreenTouch. The state park clean-up day will be held from 10 ...

Cloquet seventh-grader Trevor Olson leans in for the ball during a game of "popcorn” while Tyler Hart, captain of the Minnesota Wilderness hockey team and popcorn teammate, watches. Olson was the last one on his team to get out of the ame. Jamie Lund/

New Cloquet boys tennis coach Derek Johnson expects his team, which dropped the “Esko-Carlton” from the program name along with a drop to Class A for this season — to ...

Cloquet baseball assistant coach Eric Hagen works with pitchers Mason Brenner (left) and Brandon Conklin (right) during practice on Thursday. Dave Harwig/

Pine Journal reporter Tyler Korby takes an in-depth look at the Lumberjacks baseball team and hits the highlights of other Carlton County high school baseball teams.

Minnesota Wilderness forward Robb Stautz fires a shot on net in front of Coulee Region's Dominik Florian during Friday night's NAHL hockey game at Northwoods Arena. Dave Harwig/

To Meat Loaf, two out of three wasn’t bad. For the Minnesota Wilderness, two out of three wasn’t quite good enough.

The Eskomos enter this spring’s track and field season all smiles, much because they finally have a place to call home. It’s shiny, it’s new and most of all, it’s ...

Cloquet softball Coach (center) Ron Tondryk and assistants Kerry Rodd (left) and Joel Korby talk to the Lumberjacks before Tuesday afternoon's scrimmage vs Esko. Dave Harwig/

Abbey Wangen and her Cloquet softball teammates warmed up in the Braun Park outfield Tuesday, a big change from the past two seasons when, if they had practiced outside on ...

Cody and Katie DeMenge of Cloquet, Minn., announce the birth of their son, Xander Allen DeMenge, born at 8:57 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2015, at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. ...

More than 3,000 people attended the the Cloquet Area Home, Business and Sports Show last Friday and Saturday at Black Bear Casino Resort.

Over 60 business booths attended ...

Cloquet sophomore Isaac Boedigheimer is out in front again this season, winning the 1,600-meter-run during the season-opening Proctor Invitational last Thursday held at the indoor track at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Boedigheimer helped the 1,600-meter-relay team take first place, too. Journal File Art

Taking a few minutes away from his warm-up jog at Monday’s Cloquet track and field practice, Isaac Boedigheimer said last year’s Section 7AA meet at Zimmerman was an unforgettable ...

At  age 16 and in her fourth year on the varsity, Cloquet sophomore and distance runner Anja Maijala (front, in a photo from last year's track season)  is one of the elders on the girls track team. Journal File Art

Carrying two backpacks, a couple pairs of shoes and a change of clothes all at once, Anja Maijala hustled her way from the classroom to Cloquet track and field ...