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This photo of the first Bantams hockey team in Cloquet is believed to have been taken at the ice rink at Washington Elementary School in 1964. Team members include (back row, from left) Kenny Bodin, Terry Sloan, Jerry Pouti, Cha Karulak, (middle row) Frank Raushel, Mike Rizzi, Bruce Ahlgren, goalie Tim Setterquist, Milo Rasmussen, Rob ‘the squirrel’ Peterson, Royal Prevost, Coach Tom Saterdalen, and (front) Arne Engdahl, PeeWee Hudler, Tommy Branham and Bruce Kemi.
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Ben Hallgren (far right) spends time with his family, brother Joe (left), father Steve and mother Kim, prior to his father’s death last August. Ben Hallgren now faces felony charges for bringing marijuana into the state from Colorado for which he said he has a medical certification from a physician there. Contributed Photo
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Inside Pine Journal

Expectations are growing for Corey Millen’s first-place Minnesota Wilderness.

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls Nordic ski team grabbed first place in the Lake Superior Conference meet Friday.

Cloquet's Anna Fossen puts up a shot over Molly Trapp of Esko as Esko’s Ashley Bergerson (25) and Bailey Mudek look on in Monday’s 52-48 Esko win. Matthew Moses/

Cloquet and Esko played football against one another in August, but it was Monday’s foul-filled girls basketball game that looked like a football encore.

Barnum (17-0) breezed its way by East Central 86-25 Monday, as the host Bombers, ranked No. 2 in Class AA, continued their unblemished season.

Cloquet (11-7) couldn't keep ...

Bruce Ahlgren thrived in Cloquet as a student and an athlete and went on to be a player in both local and statewide politics, without really leaving his hometown.

C-E lost to Milaca 71-4, but rebounded to beat Virginia 36-15 and narrowly fell to Northwestern 42-33 as part of a day of growth for the program.

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Two Moose Lake Area varsity hockey players — sophomores Jessica Bird and Bryceton Butkiewicz — are listed in the Top 5 leaders for goals, assists and points in the ...

Not only is Kassidy Steen the squad’s biggest athlete, but she’s been the biggest asset in helping save the season for Cloquet (8-7), a team which started 0-5 until Steen’s ...

As Cassie Wimmer walked out of the Wrenshall girls basketball team’s locker room carrying her duffle bag and a towel, the senior guard was seemingly worn out after the Wrens’ ...

A 3-3 tie — frustrating though it was — against Andover on Tuesday night in Cloquet at least snapped a four-game losing streak, but Coach Dave Esse says time is ...

Cloquet sophomore Brandon Hill controls the ball as Eric Prachar of the visiting Rebels tries to defend during the first half of Monday’s game. Matthew Moses/

During the Lumberjacks’ 22-4 run in the middle of the opening half, Brandon Hill heaved in four triples — including three in a row as the crowded bleachers went wild ...