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April 3, 2018
MaryAnn Wait, left, pictured with Toni DeFoe at an event honoring women involved with the American Indian Community Housing Organization. Photo courtesy Ivy Vainio
Local women recognized for AICHO efforts
April 3, 2018 - 6:30am
March 19, 2018
Accordion player Lorren Lindevig sits next to his drummer Mark Macham in the snow last week after Tim Young Sr. crafted a sculpture in Lindevig's likeness. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Snow sculpture depicts legendary local squeezeboxer
March 19, 2018 - 9:55am
March 16, 2018
Check out new early literacy tablets at library
March 16, 2018 - 10:35am
March 15, 2018
Hailey Martin holds Ana, 4, as she flosses her teeth. Ana is one of the orphans in a Dominican Republic orphanage that received donations from Martin's family and friends. Contributed photo
Vacation turns into volunteering for local family
March 15, 2018 - 1:53pm
February 25, 2018
Cloquet’s Kaden Gariepy, 9, waves from the front of the Duluth & Northeastern Railroad engine No. 16 in Fauley Park. Gariepy would like to see a light burning in the fixture atop the train and other improvements and he’s working to make it happen. Photos by Jana Peterson/
'I think I can' ... Third-grader has grand plans for old Engine No. 16
February 25, 2018 - 8:35am
December 31, 2017
Ed Kavanaugh pulls the sleigh over for riders to take a break, enjoy the scenery and take photos. Riders in front (from left) are Rajive Das and his teenage sons, Ruben and Gabe, and Angela Wuollet. Riders in back (from left) are Carolyn Das, who said she is smiling underneath the scarf; sisters Bella and Sophia Das; and Ramon Das. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Enjoy a sleigh ride in a winter wonderland
December 31, 2017 - 11:14am
December 25, 2017
The Scherkenbach family (from left) Angel, Tony, Ken and Maria, enjoy themselves at a hockey game in this undated photo. Special to the Pine Journal
A Christmas wish
December 25, 2017 - 9:48am
December 13, 2017
Sean, Emily, Melinda and Carey Ferrell gather for a family photograph at the end of Emily's first day of the Miss Minnesota USA competition. The competition took place Saturday and Sunday Nov. 25-26 in the Twin Cities. Special to the Pine Journal
Cloquet alumna competes in Miss Minnesota USA
December 13, 2017 - 11:54am
October 29, 2017
Bo Setterquist stands in a Nordstrom store he managed before he had to resign after being diagnosed with ALS. Special to the Pine Journal
Refusing to waste time
October 29, 2017 - 12:59pm
October 27, 2017
Last chance, last night for the Haunted Yard on Hawthorne is Saturday (Oct. 28)
October 27, 2017 - 8:40pm
September 17, 2017
The Johnson family poses with several of their pets. Shaniya holds Zoey, a paralyzed Pom; Shantae holds Ray; and Scott and Kristina corral Finnigan the miniature pig who is too busy checking out a caterpillar to look up. Finnigan has her own Facebook page, finnypiggles. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Family makes a paws-ative difference
September 17, 2017 - 9:11am
September 9, 2017
Thomas Whitebird talks about how he tries to serve all veterans during a recent Pine Journal interview. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
Whitebird is a voice for veterans
September 9, 2017 - 10:36am
September 7, 2017
 Katelynne Schatz from Kettle River won a blue ribbon at the Carlton County Fair for her "Watercolor Lillies" in the category Graphic Arts, Flowers and foliage.
Entries from the County Fair
September 7, 2017 - 11:33am
September 2, 2017
Carolyn Lehikoinen's childhood doll is surrounded of photographs of her through the years, including her first-grade photo in the center next to her high school graduation photo. Lehikoinen learned to sew early in life and made her doll's clothes. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Cloquet woman remembers life on a farm in the 1900s
September 2, 2017 - 5:27am
August 27, 2017
Carlton County Fair Director Allysha Sample will step down from her leadership role after this year's fair. Tyler Northey/Pine Journal
'This is home'
August 27, 2017 - 3:24pm