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UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected

County commits funds to tackle blight
1 min 19 sec ago
Members of the Cloquet School Board include (from left) Nate Sandman, treasurer Ted Lammi, clerk Dan Danielson, Jim Crowley, chair Duane Buytaert and Dave Battaglia. Jana Peterson/jpeterson@pinejournal.com
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
20 min 23 sec ago
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
22 hours 28 min ago
Monica Gay plays the Plinko game. Cloquet Educational Foundation Director Jeannie Kermeen said the Plinko game was a HUGE hit and raised more than $3,800. The Plinko board was built by Cameron Lindner, who teaches at the middle school, and Judy and Don Lahti (a retired teacher). Jana Peterson/jpeterson@pinejournal.com
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
February 18, 2017 - 2:25pm
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
February 16, 2017 - 4:24pm
MedExpress Urgent Care has opened at 707 Highway 33 S, Cloquet. As a welcoming gift to the community, the center is offering free sports physicals to patients ages 5 and up now through Feb. 21. Jana Peterson/jpeterson@pinejournal.com
MedExpress opens in Cloquet
February 17, 2017 - 11:15am
Moose Lake Area's Jessica Bird tries to put a rebound past Hibbing-Chisholm goaltender Abby Edstrom during Saturday's Section 7A semifinal game in Virginia. The Rebels fell 4-1 to the Bluejackets. Dave Harwig/news@pinejournal.com
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
February 16, 2017 - 8:47pm
The truck was totaled after ending up in a grove of trees between the highway ramp and the frontage road. Photo contributed by Renee Birman
Man dies after I-35 on-ramp accident in Cloquet
February 15, 2017 - 4:22pm
Moose Lake-Willow River senior Hunter Klund takes off with a steal, with Barnum's Reece Parks (13) and Quinn Casey (2)  in pursuit during Friday night's matchup. Dan Saletel/news@pinejournal.com
Bombers even the score with Rebels at home
February 16, 2017 - 3:14pm
Alpine team sends Heren to state
February 15, 2017 - 4:39pm
Beverly Hutchison, 4, laughs with glee as she sits in the front of the toboggan with sister Katelyn (hidden) and dad Jeremy Hutchison. The family was trying out the Arrowhead toboggan at Pinehurst Park last Saturday. Jamie Lund/jlund@pinejournal.com
Local business goes downhill, and that's good
February 13, 2017 - 9:43am
John Grussendorf coached all four of his daughters in the 1980s in Esko. He is pictured here with Angela (from left), Brenda, Miranda and Tanya. Contributed Photo
Grussendorf remembered as great coach, 'better person'
February 11, 2017 - 2:49pm
Carlton senior Erika Fox starts off in a hurry during Thursday’s Section 7 Nordic ski meet. Fox placed  sixth for the girls and is competing at the state meet today (Feb. 16), also at Giant’s Ridge. Photo contributed by Yvette Maijala
Lumberjacks send three Nordic skiers to state
February 16, 2017 - 2:18pm
Students create mighty display of brainpower
February 13, 2017 - 8:25am
A loose puck in front of Minnesota Wilderness goalie Trevor Micucci and Pavel Mikhasenok (10) gets safely covered up before the Minot Minotauros have a chance to score in Friday's game. Micucci made 30 saves in the 4-3 Wilderness win.Dan Saletel/news@pinejournal.com
Wilderness beats Central Division's No. 1 team ... twice
February 10, 2017 - 4:30pm

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

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The deep impression in the snow indicates where an owl hit (note the wing marks it left as it took flight), and the tracks of its prey, a shrew,  as it came over the trail from the left. Photo courtesy of Larry Weber

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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 ...