Santa’s coming Home for the Holidays … but not the parade
Due to the likelihood of sub-zero evening temperatures and a substantial volume of participant cancellations, the Santa's Home for the Holidays parade...
Early season storm blankets Northland
It was quite the week for winter weather, with snow starting to fall Monday, enough to require a two-hour delay to the start of some area schools on T...
When Pearl Harbor Day comes around on Dec. 7, for most it’s only a date on a page in history. But for Cloquet’s Arvid Carlson, it’s as real as it ever was.RELATED CONTENT
Updated list of the latest cancellations around Carlton County. (Call or email your cancellations to the Pine Journal and this list will be updated as they come in. The phone number is 218-879-1950 and the email address is email@example.com.)
UPDATE: Through Tuesday night a weather spotter north of Two Harbors has reported 26 inches of snow, with 16 inches reported in Duluth's Woodland neighborhood. More snow is forecast for Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
*Reminder* City snowplows will be back out at 4am. Cars MUST be off the streets or they will be ticketed and/or towed.
Get those shovels and snowblowers ready: A winter storm taking aim at the Northland may drop in excess of a foot of snow by the time it moves out on Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
UPDATE: Remember those strange lights in the sky over Carlton County on Friday, Nov. 15? The Pine Journal just received a more comprehensive description of just what was going on, compliments of the Public Affairs Office of the 133rd Airlift Wing in Minneapolis.RELATED CONTENT
A long-time bookkeeper for Pine Ridge Homes has been charged with six counts of theft by swindle after allegedly writing some $88,000 in unauthorized checks to herself.RELATED CONTENT
It’s been a while since it last happened, but it seems graffiti vandals have struck again in Cloquet.RELATED CONTENT
Mandated state alcohol compliance checks were conducted in the city of Cloquet and Scanlon last week, and Cloquet Police Chief Wade Lamirande reported there were four violations by establishments in Cloquet and one in Scanlon.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet School District’s books got a clean bill of health on Monday night as results of the district’s annual audit were announced.RELATED CONTENT
A Duluth man faces theft charges after shoplifting from the Cloquet Wal-Mart store and hiding in a dumpster to evade police.RELATED CONTENT
Ezra Szczyrbak is in the field of 10 Mr. Football finalists to be honored Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Doubletree Hotel in St. Louis Park, Minn., where Minnesota’s top award will be given.RELATED CONTENT
We are fortunate indeed to have as many small businesses as we do here in Carlton County, contributing to the area’s economy and offering the sort of unique service and merchandise that only small businesses can offer.RELATED CONTENT
Cloquet’s homegrown bluegrass band Saint Anyway has a new album and a new holiday, and local fans can celebrate both tonight in Carlton. Local album release shows include the following: + Wednesday (Nov. 27) at 9 p.m. at Third Base Bar in Carlton + Friday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at Beaner’s in West Duluth + Sunday, Dec 8 at 1 p.m. at Vintage Italian Pizza in SuperiorRELATED CONTENT
Cloquet City Councilors are taking a long look at their long-term planning process and whether that process might eventually include merger talks with the city of Scanlon. Cloquet City Councilors are taking a long look at their long-term planning process and whether that process might eventually include merger talks with the city of Scanlon.RELATED CONTENT
A Thursday night meeting of the Cloquet School Board spent as much time dealing with the issue of smoking among CHS students as it did on other business.RELATED CONTENT
The facilities options presented to the Cloquet School Board at its Thursday work session include doing nothing and continuing to pay for repairs, or build a new middle school with the most probable site on land the district owns near the high school. No matter which option the board and community members eventually choose, it won’t be cheap.RELATED CONTENT
A Cloquet man was formally charged with second-degree burglary on Monday in connection with the Nov. 13 burglary of CornerStone State Bank in Cloquet.
In recent days we’ve heard of an ever-increasing number of businesses who are not only opening earlier and earlier for the traditional “Black Friday” shopping event on the day after Thanksgiving, but earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving Day itself.
Cloquet resident Julie Podvin, who is from the Philippines, is co-sponsoring a local drive to raise money and other forms of support for the people in San Pablo, Bataan, who have family members in the areas that suffered the greatest devastation from the typhoon.RELATED CONTENT
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says one-third of deer-vehicle crashes in the state occur in October and November.
It seems that Carlton County, Enbridge, and the Carlton County Land Stewards have come to something of a truce — at least for now.
Cloquet Schools Superintendent Ken Scarbroughhighlights recent achievements, issues and upcoming citizen opportunities to help the board make sound decisions regarding the future of the Cloquet Schools and their facilities.