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Thank Cloquet Middle School for 100 years of service
Carlton County Court Report: March 29, 2017
Poppy Day is Friday
Inter-Faith rehabilitates patients, and itself
Plots available in new community garden
Local Nordic ski star is headed to Alaska
Esko's 'band of sisters' hitting stride at playoff time
CEC golf makes gains
CEC boys hockey coach Esse resigns after 18 seasons
Struggling 'Jacks hope to make playoff noise
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Frank "Bud" Dietz
Linda M. Olson
David A. Johnson
James "Big Jim" Lind
Caroline B. Roe
To the Editor: Vote 'yes' and keep Carlton strong
GUEST COMMENTARY: The budget process remains broken
LETTER: City can support veterans and workers with project labor agreement
LETTER: Think outside of the box to save match mill
LETTER: One down, one to go
Wright Cromwell News: May 18 2017
Slices of Life: Gardening with my gloves off
Wright-Cromwell News: May 11, 2017
Slices of Life: The definition of mother
Right of way
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Up, up and away
Celebrate the onion
Run like a Lumberjack?
County Seat Theater to do remake of 'Everybody Loves Opal'
Cloquet grad gives back through AmeriCorps
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
December 18, 2016
Board debates music versus art, other staffing changes
“I think [the two schools] should be equitable,” he said, suggesting maybe both schools could consider decreasing music and increasing art...
December 18, 2016 - 11:06am
December 17, 2016
County budget, levy estimates down slightly
Although it’s too late to argue the assessed value of a property for 2016 taxes payable in 2017, County Assessor Kyle Holmes said property owners who want to argue the county’s assessed value of their property can call his office and request the assessment be reviewed for the...
December 17, 2016 - 8:43am
December 16, 2016
Board votes in favor of reduced levy but against under-levy
“Plus, even our harshest critics have said ‘Don’t cut deferred maintenance,’” Buytaert said. Deferred maintenance includes basic maintenance from basic things like sidewalk repair to the roof over the shop area at the high school. It cannot be used for new construction....
December 16, 2016 - 2:49pm
December 10, 2016
CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL: City Council passes 2017 budget, levy
A discussion of city employees taking home work vehicles was tabled until a work session at a later time. Currently in Cloquet there are six city vehicles that go home with the following employees: city engineer, police chief, two police commanders and two detectives/sergeants.
December 10, 2016 - 11:30am
December 9, 2016
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Cloquet School District residents can expect lower tax levy
Last year’s school district levy jumped by 34 percent due to debt service needs on the new middle school and other school district building projects. The public is invited to attend the annual Truth in Taxation hearing, which begins at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1,2 in the Garfield School...
December 9, 2016 - 12:02pm
December 5, 2016
CARLTON COUNTY BOARD: County OKs comprehensive jail study
When Commissioner Tom Proulx asked Lake where she suggested the money for the study come from, she said her department did not have the money in its budget. “I know it’s a lot of money, but we have to do something with our jail,” she said.
December 5, 2016 - 11:35am
November 21, 2016
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: High school remodel is underway
Cloquet Schools Superintendent Ken Scarbrough explained during the Cloquet School Board meeting Monday that the new entry way will allow the...
November 21, 2016 - 2:35pm
November 20, 2016
City council wonders how to revitalize the West End
So what would the council like to see done, Butcher asked the members. “Are the businesses willing to help, because we can't do it by ourselves,”...
November 20, 2016 - 5:45am
November 10, 2016
2016 Election brings sweeping change at the top, less dramatic change across Carlton County
When Cloquet voters went to bed Tuesday night, it looked as if the three winners in the Cloquet School Board race were Nate Sandman, Jim Crowley...
November 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 7, 2016
More than half a million Minnesotans voted early
ST. PAUL -- Election day may be Tuesday, but 568,196 Minnesotans already have voted. That is the word this morning from the secretary of state's office and represents the most early voters ever. This is the first presidential election in which a state no-excuse, early-voting law is...
November 7, 2016 - 3:32pm
November 6, 2016
CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL: City council discusses possible library addition with senior center
Another idea that has been tossed around for a while is adding a senior center onto the library. The current center is housed in the old Pine Valley hockey shelter, or the Barn.
November 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 5, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Scanlon City Council candidates
Voters in Scanlon will choose two city councilors for Scanlon out of three candidates on Nov. 8. The Pine Journal asked council candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited to a certain...
November 5, 2016 - 9:39pm
ELECTION 2016: Barnum City Council candidates
Voters in Barnum will choose two city councilors for Barnum out of three candidates on Nov. 8. The Pine Journal asked council candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited to a certain...
November 5, 2016 - 9:33pm
ELECTION 2016: Kettle River candidates for city council
Voters in Kettle River will choose two people out of three candidates for Kettle River City Council on Nov. 8. The Pine Journal asked candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited to...
November 5, 2016 - 9:27pm
ELECTION 2016: Kettle River candidates for mayor
Voters in Kettle River will choose between Kyle Riel and George Klaskin for mayor of Kettle River on Nov. 8. The Pine Journal asked mayoral candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited...
November 5, 2016 - 9:20pm