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To the Editor: There is more than one consolidation option for Carlton
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Farm LoLa in Wrenshall is now open  for pick-your-own raspberries. Special to the Pine Journal
Farm LoLa opens for pick-your-own raspberries
2 hours 36 min ago
The original circulation desk of the Shaw Memorial Library from 1919 has returned to its original home, now the Carlton County Historical Society at 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Special to the Pine Journal
Original library desk returns to Cloquet museum
4 hours 26 min ago
Lifeguards rescue child at The Beach
4 hours 27 min ago
Run ‘COLErfully’ Saturday at Pine Valley
7 hours 48 min ago
Barnum home damaged by fire
23 hours 53 min ago
Checkers
Pet of the Week
July 20, 2017 - 1:08pm
Ask a Trooper
July 20, 2017 - 11:31am
Run through clouds of color
July 20, 2017 - 10:53am
‘The Northeast Timberland Band’ performs tonight at FDLTCC
July 20, 2017 - 8:25am
Special election set in Carlton
July 17, 2017 - 1:19pm
Cloquet City Councilors approved a change to city code July 5 that will allow Avenue C and other restaurants to have dining outside as long as they meet the terms of a new sidewalk use permit agreement with the city. The outdoor tables at Avenue C are very popular. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
City takes skate park to bid, approves patio seating
July 17, 2017 - 6:49am
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Pick 'em while you can
July 16, 2017 - 10:46am
The release of the investigation report into a police union complaint against former Police Chief Steve Stracek reveals a department resistant to change, and elected officials who may have worked with officers to create a reason to fire the chief. Pine Journal File Photo
Councilors, officers worked together for police chief's departure
July 14, 2017 - 10:16am
Celebrate Wrong days in Wright this weekend
July 13, 2017 - 11:17am

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Woodcarver Alva Christian displays his  work. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal

He started carving layered pieces, working from the outside in. Even more impressive, he never uses glue. All the tiny pieces come from one piece of wood, carved into moveable ...

Baseball caps reading Army, Navy, Vietnam or Korean Veteran were perched on mostly white- or gray-haired heads, some closely cropped, others sporting a ponytail.

Peter Razor wore a Korean Veteran ...

Cloquet City Councilors approved a change to city code July 5 that will allow Avenue C and other restaurants to have dining outside as long as they meet the terms of a new sidewalk use permit agreement with the city. The outdoor tables at Avenue C are very popular. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal

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Engineer estimates for the skatepark and surrounding park improvements exceed $300,000, but the final dollar number won't be known until the bids are received and one approved by the ...

Wild carrot plants grow 1-4 feet tall and have lacy white flowers. Special to the Pine Journal

Wild carrot is a biennial that grows as a rosette in its first year and flowers in its second year. The stem is hairy, and the leaves are alternate, feathery, ...

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, July 20 at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, 2101 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720.

The meeting is anticipated ...

Kelly Smith of Carlton SWCD shows how much a tree planted last year has grown. Contributed Photo

• Do not plant too close to underground services or in the road right of ways, said Mike Rust, a four-year volunteer.

• Plant native trees. For instance, blue spruce ...

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 ...

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. ...

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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