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FROM THE EDITOR: Choosing how to respond
November 21, 2014 - 12:38pm
Thomson Hydro station back on line
November 21, 2014 - 9:33am
Council looks at building improvements, rental licenses
November 21, 2014 - 9:00am
Man caught selling morphine sentenced to 45 months
November 21, 2014 - 8:02am
The footprint of the new Wilderness Health collaborative stretches out over a broad portion of Northeastern Minnesota. Duluth News Tribune graphics
CMH, Mercy to collaborate with Wilderness Health
November 21, 2014 - 4:32am
This entirely feminine tree was decorated by Cloquet Ford Chrysler. Pick your favorite from the beautiful decorated tree display in the showroom of Daugherty Appliance at 1114 Cloquet Avenue. Contributed Photo
Bid on your favorite tree
November 20, 2014 - 2:47pm
Cloquet turns on flashing yellow lights again
November 20, 2014 - 2:12pm
With under a minute left in the game, CEC’s Courtney Ketola flies in to tie up the game 2-2 against Orono resulting in overtime. Jamie Lund/
Lumberjacks confident despite tough season start
November 20, 2014 - 10:52am
Cloquet Area Alternative Education Program Principal Steve Battaglia and Kwik Trip District Leader Layne Froehlich exchange a giant check representing Kwik Trip’s $10,000 donation to the Cloquet School District Nov. 10 at the Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce. Contributed Photo
Area businesses give to the max
November 20, 2014 - 10:41am
Case of Carlton County worker charged with theft delayed ... again
November 17, 2014 - 1:49pm
World War II veteran Arvid Carlson blows out the candles on his cupcake as Florian Chmielewski and Lorren Lindevig serenade him with “The Birthday Song.” Carlson turned 100 years old on Veterans Day. Wendy Johnson/
Local vet turns 100 - on Veterans Day
November 14, 2014 - 5:39am
Carlton County Court Report: November 5, 2014
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Inside Pine Journal

Liven up your holiday décor with lights, a bit of glitz and some colorful blossoms this season.

Start by gathering greenery from your landscape. Use needled evergreens like pines and ...

The Wilderness return home after playing the last eight of nine games on the road to host the first place Central Division Austin Bruins for two games this Friday and ...

Five local swimmers took part in last week's Minnesota State Swimming and Diving Meet at the University of MInnesota — the first time Cloquet-Esko-Carlton had been represented in the event ...

The following students were named to the 2014 7AAAA All Section football team:

First Team

Cloquet — Seniors Nate Weets, Kyle Klatt, Nick Niemi, Brady Obeidzinski, Jeroam ...

Anyone who knows Tom Lenarz understands his most-treasured college football team is Texas A&M, but in the pros, he’s a fan of his home-state Minnesota Vikings.

And as ...

Esko junior Turner Gregg tackles New London-Spicer's Wyatt White during Saturday's Class AAA state football quarterfinal in St. Cloud. The Eskomos lost 52-27. Dave Harwig/

Wildcats offensive coordinator Chad Gustafson watched his offense overwhelm the Eskomos for 637 total yards en route to a 52-27 victory in a Class AAA state quarterfinal during a partly ...

Conditions didn’t help the Cardinals, as they turned the ball over five times in a 16-8 Minnesota Nine-Man football quarterfinal loss to Kittson County Central last Friday night in Bemidji.

Carlton libero Delila Orlowski runs down a ball for a dig during Thursday's Class A state quarterfinal match against Mayer Lutheran. Dave Harwig/

Despite a gaudy 27-7 season record, a state tournament win for the Bulldogs was the squad’s ultimate goal.

The Lake Superior Conference announces the following Cloquet athletes have been named to the 2014 Football All Conference Team:

First Team – Seniors Kyle Klatt, Nick Niemi, Nate ...

Jaxon Turner keeps ahead of the crowd as he races down field towards the goal line in the first minutes of the Section 7AAA championship game against Two Harbors at UMD Thursday night. Jamie Lund/

Esko downed the Two Harbors Agates last Thursday night in the Section 7AAA final. The Eskomos play No. 3 New London-Spicer (9-1) in a Class AAA state quarterfinal at noon ...

Moose Lake/Willow River football team with the Section 7AA championship trophy.  Dave Harwig/Find more photos at WWW.VIEWTHROUGHMYLENS.NET

Fifth-ranked Moose Lake-Willow River (9-1) rolls on to play Holdingford (8-3) in a Class AA state quarterfinal at 3 p.m. Saturday at Brainerd High School. Read all about their 7AA ...

Due to the snowstorm, the Carlton County Historical Society will reschedule its program about the Swinging Bridge planned for Veteran’s Day to Tuesday, November 18 at 1:00 pm at its museum at 406 ...

The 17th annual trick-or-treating event at Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet saw a steady stream of little princesses, ladybugs and many more fun costumed children to the delight of ...

To the Editor:

Winning isn't everything as demonstrated by Tierney Winter from WEM-JWP and Kailee Kiminski from Esko at the state cross country meet. It was the most touching good ...

Esko’s Kailee Kiminski runs ahead of the crowd at the Norwood cross country meet earlier this year. Jed Carlson/

Cross country runner Kailee Kiminski has a strong kick to her race’s finish, but in her last season of high school running, perhaps the Esko senior’s determination is even stronger.

The Lake Superior Conference announces the following athletes have been named to their respective 2014 All Conference Teams:


First Team — Sophomore Isaac Boedigheimer ...

For the second time in five years, the Cloquet volleyball team has won the Lake Superior Conference championship.

Eighth-grader Makayla Suominen continues to impress in the swimming pool, setting a pool record in a Tuesday meet at Two Harbors.

Moose Lake-Willow River sophomore Bryceton Butkiewicz gets a block from teammate Sam Coil to help get past Tanner Aho of Two Harbors during Thursday's 20-14 Rebel victory. Dave Harwig/

Brad Fossum got in the way of Two Harbors' Hail Mary heave, and his midfield interception secured Moose Lake-Willow River's 20-14 victory over the Agates in a Great Polar White ...

Cloquet speedsters Isaac Boedigheimer and Anja Maijala again were victorious last Thursday, as the pair of CHS sophomores secured Lake Superior Conference individual titles at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club in ...

Lumberjacks eighth-grader Kendra Kelley scores the winning goal against Two Harbors last Thursday in overtime, much to the dismay of Agates goaltender Samantha Dewey, who made a valiant attempt to stop Kelley's shot on net. Jamie Lund/

Rachel Morrison, a Cloquet senior, scored her first- and last-ever career goal in Cloquet-Carlton's 4-1 defeat at host Zimmerman in a Section 7A girls soccer quarterfinal affair last weekend.

Cloquet-Carlton’s Mikayla Baker (right) races to head off Esko's Karlie Kulas. Sunset, rainbow and fog created a pink light as the Cloquet girls soccer team met up against Esko Thursday evening after a day of clouds and rain. Jamie Lund/

The Cloquet-Carlton girls soccer team took down its county rival Esko for the second time this season last Thursday, extending their current win streak to five consecutive games heading ...

Jessica Stanslaski (No. 13) of Carlton blocks the ball during Tuesday's game against Esko at the Carlton gym. Carlton defeated Esko 3-1. Clint Austin/Forum News Service

CARLTON—Although Barb Soukkala said her Carlton volleyball team doesn’t run set plays, it was only fitting the Bulldogs buried their last kill off the hands of Jess Stanslaski.


Paranormal researcher Chad Lewis will talk about Minnesota ghosts and the unexplained at Cloquet Public Library on Monday, October 6, 6:30 p.m. The program is free and open to all ...