Local students shine in Minnesota Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’
Kirsten Rye of Esko will perform in the Minnesota Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” Other local youth participating are Aubree Stein of Cloquet...
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...
The long-promised, long-awaited community history book, called “Esko’s Corner, An Illustrated History of Esko and Thomson Township,” is expected to be available locally by late December.RELATED CONTENT
Cloquet residents opened their proposed 2014 property tax statements to find that county taxes are on the rise, school taxes are set to increase even more, but city taxes remain steady, even dropping in some cases.
The Cloquet Forestry Center is located on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation, and the two parties are now working to resolve communication issues and share the land.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet School Board is expected to set a new board-approved levy at its Monday night meeting Dec. 9, which will triple the amount the district currently levies taxpayers for each district student.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
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
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
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
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
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