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Esko coaches Mike Devney (left) and Shane Deadrick give instructions during a timeout in the January MLK Classic game vs. Annandale. The Eskomos defeated Annandale 62-59. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Contract in question for Esko boys basketball coach
6 hours 5 min ago
Police looking for information on stabbing Wednesday in Cloquet
April 21, 2017 - 12:52pm
LETTER: The Labor Day Celebration baton has been passed
13 hours 6 min ago
Jenny Rackliff speaks to the city council and the large crowd that filled the chamber Tuesday. Jamie Lund/
Debate follows prayer vigil
April 22, 2017 - 12:08pm
Jess Ochis, Pam Willette, Becky Masessa and Amber Berg pose in different Hooterz 5K fun run T-shirts to represent a few races over the nine years they have organized the event. Contributed Photo
Hooterz tradition coming to an end
April 15, 2017 - 6:20am
FOA seeks funds to help offset construction costs at new shelter
April 20, 2017 - 4:15pm
Property tax appeals season is now open
April 21, 2017 - 3:47pm
Interstate 35 construction starts next week
April 21, 2017 - 7:20am
The Cloquet Police Department shares a building with the Cloquet Area Fire District's Station #1. Jamie Lund/
Suspended police chief tasked with implementing change
April 15, 2017 - 12:50pm
Get ‘Locally Laid’ and participate in local reading project
April 24, 2017 - 11:17am
Churches sponsor ‘Walk for Water’ awareness fundraiser April 30
April 19, 2017 - 10:03am
Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazen signs a copy of her book, "Four Perfect Pebbles," for CMS eighth-grader Ashley Zink and other students and teachers after her presentation Monday. Jamie Lund/
Holocaust survivor shares her story
April 8, 2017 - 6:59am
photo by Jamie Lund/
Picasso and Bear paint the town
April 14, 2017 - 1:52pm
Spirit Team snowboarders Abby Benser, Karsten Fetter, Sierra Hayden, Dylan Lynch,  Ben Nickles, Hunter Rackliffe, Hannah Sandman (of Cloquet), Andy Single, Chris Stingle and Amber Zierden placed among the nation’s top competitors at this year’s USASA Nationals (United States of America Snowboard Association) snowboard competition held at Copper Mountain, Colo., April 1-6. Contributed Photo
Northland snowboarders finish on top in regional, national competitions
9 hours 40 min ago
Carlton County Court Report: March 8, 2017
13 hours 13 min ago

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This failed red clay dam in the Nemadji River Watershed was removed and replaced with natural stream design in 2016. Contributed Photo

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Very little of Cloquet City Hall and Jail and Washington School remain after the 1918 Fire. Photo courtesy of the Carlton County Historical Society

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Fisheries staff get face-to-face with a lake sturgeon. Photo contributed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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