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Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
DARLENE FAYE (SCHMITZ) SHORT
BETTY ANN (LECKINGTON) LEHNER
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
December 3, 2016
Water is life
I took out my cell phone and I called George Earth. He was 80 years old and suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, an incurable and progressive...
December 3, 2016 - 2:30pm
Through Foreign Eyes: Goodbye … or as we say at home, Wanen
Working at the Pine Journal has been so amazing. I would like to thank the Pine Journal team for the great work, the kindness, the teaching,...
December 3, 2016 - 9:59am
December 2, 2016
Wright-Cromwell News: Nov 1 2016
Thought I’d end this column with some real unusual or funny names of lakes. Here’s the first one: That’s all the news from Lake Chaubunagungamaug. This real lake is located in Webster, Mass., near the Connecticut border, and sometimes goes by “Webster Lake.”
December 2, 2016 - 3:50pm
November 28, 2016
Wright-Cromwell News Nov. 24, 2016
Keep your seat warm! Don't sit on the cold bleachers at the next football game — heavy duty canvas and metal stadium seats are for sale from the Junior class. These seats are black with “Cromwell-Wright Cardinals” embroidered on them. They will be great for the upcoming basketball...
November 28, 2016 - 10:04am
Enjoy a Finnish Christmas experience
The Finnish Americans and Friends (FAF) will host their annual Christmas Pikkujoulu party Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Crown Ballroom, 214 E. Howard St., Hibbing. A social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 5 p.m.
November 28, 2016 - 6:32am
November 27, 2016
Slices of Life; Contemplating marriage
8. Falling in love is easy; staying there not always so. Work to keep things new. Don’t be distracted by the multitude of life experiences that could come between you and your spouse. This includes your job and your children.
Columns/Slices of Life
November 27, 2016 - 9:40am
November 26, 2016
Through Foreign Eyes: Culture shock
When I was growing up, a lot of teachings about discipline and respect of elders was instilled in us before school, like kneeling down to greet elders. This may seem unusual compared to Cloquet where you just say “Hi,” shake hands and give hugs and kisses. That is not happening...
November 26, 2016 - 11:01am
November 20, 2016
Slices of Life: Out of order
Each member of the family had an assigned color, which correlated to drinking cups, storage bins, toothbrushes, towels, T-shirts and any other number of household necessities that can and do get misplaced and messed up in untidy households.
Columns/Slices of Life
November 20, 2016 - 8:06am
November 19, 2016
Through Foreign Eyes: Electoral behavior
On the other hand, friends and family back home would not give me a day off from American politics. They wanted updates. America may not care about the rest of the world and what happens — especially who becomes president in some far away country — but the world greatly cares...
November 19, 2016 - 11:25am
Wright - Cromwell News: Nov. 17 2016
I’ll leave you with the following message for our veterans: Feeling gratitude today and every day for the veterans who have so bravely served our country.
November 19, 2016 - 5:12am
November 13, 2016
SLICES: Mad as a cat
She was mad — one might even describe it as cataclysmically livid. She focused her ire at the entire family and made us aware of her displeasure with a decidedly cold shoulder and stiff whiskers. We all knew the cause of her chagrin and weren’t about to give in to her demands....
Columns/Slices of Life
November 13, 2016 - 10:41am
Through Foreign Eyes: Holiday celebrations may differ but the decorations are strange!
In Uganda most holidays are serious occasions based on historic events like Christmas, Easter, Independence Day, Martyrs and Labor Day, among...
November 13, 2016 - 7:17am
November 11, 2016
Wright-Cromwell News (Nov. 11, 2016)
County Seat Theater Company will put on the play: “The Christmas Foundling” Dec. 8-11 and Dec. 15-18, at the Encore Performing Arts Center and Gallery. The play is about a baby boy who is orphaned in the California Sierras on Christmas Eve, 1850; two curmudgeonly miners agree...
November 11, 2016 - 2:05pm
November 10, 2016
NOTES: Echo Chamber
Cloquet resident Parnell Thill, former Pine Knot author of “Notes From the Small Pond” column for nearly a decade, is working on a collection...
Columns/Notes from the Small Pond
November 10, 2016 - 3:18pm
November 7, 2016
Wright-Cromwell News November 3, 2016
The Annual Veterans Day Program at Cromwell Wright School will be held Friday, Nov. 11. The program will take place in the big gym. All veterans, active military and families are invited. Enjoy refreshments in the cafeteria at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program at 9 a.m. Guests will...
November 7, 2016 - 8:43am