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Carlton County Court Report: July 7, 2016
Local clinics join revolutionary program
Calling all men!
2016 Carlton Daze Schedule of Events
Esko VFW struggles with baseball balancing act
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: Younger folks in Carlton County and across the globe are Pokémon-GO crazy for new game
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Runners race through the woods and hills to Carlton
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ARTHUR CHARLES SWANSON
DONALD E. BENRUD
ORVILLE 'PETE' FRANCES JUBIE
EDITH ESTHER AUGUSTA LUND NELSON
JOHN WALTER LUND
Flood response is impressive, but we need to keep planning for the next one
To the Editor:Wright house story well written
To the Editor:Cloquet police officers doing excellent work
FROM THE INTERN: The many benefits of books
LETTER: Thanks for Buddy Poppy Days support
Notes From the Small Pond: Karaoke
Wright-Cromwell News: July 21 2016
Slices of Life; On the go
Wright – Cromwell News: July 14 2016
Wright – Cromwell News July 14, 2016
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Enjoy ‘The Martian’ with fellow readers of all ages
Homeschool swing dance party draws a crowd
Croquet comes to Cloquet, for fun and for fundraising
Flooding doesn’t stop crowds for Agate Days
Runners get their color on
arts and entertainment
Fond du Lac Veterans Powwow recognizes more veterans than ever before
Birth Announcement: Anthony Allen Moose Jr.
Birth Announcement; Abel Ray Diver
Birth Announcement: Conor David Whelan
Birth Announcement: Amelia Jean Westerberg
caring and sharing
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
The Kettle gets a check-up
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Pure stock, pure joy
Local youth learn about ATV safety
April 11, 2016
Guest Commentary: There’s too much secrecy in government
Most notably, of course, secrecy extends to national security issues. There are some government secrets that are necessary to protect, and a balance has to be struck between protecting national security and openness. But the presumption should be in favor of openness. Those who favor...
April 11, 2016 - 4:15pm
April 9, 2016
To the Editor: Cloquet, Scanlon merger not a good idea for now
As a citizen who attended the joint council meeting on whether to merge Cloquet and Scanlon, I was taken aback when Ehlers, which studied the possibility, strongly recommended it (“A tale of two cities: Should Cloquet and Scanlon become one?” In the March 17 issue of the Pine...
April 9, 2016 - 2:22pm
April 8, 2016
To the Editor: Dr. Riess resigns
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to announce to the public that I have resigned and leaving Raiter Clinic as of March 31, 2016. It was truly an amazing experience. For all those patients I saw, I would like to thank you. If I was unable to help you in your circumstances,...
April 8, 2016 - 4:23pm
April 4, 2016
To the Editor
To the Editor: Where did the information come from for last week’s “Momentum builds for consolidation” (in the March 24 Pine Journal)? I’ve talked to lots of people in Wrenshall and can’t find many supporting consolidation. Why would we? We have nothing to gain. Our school...
April 4, 2016 - 6:05am
April 3, 2016
To the Editor:In celebration of ski jumpers
To the Editor: I just received a letter from my brother Joe Nowak along with your recent story about him and his ski buddies seeing the movie "Eddie the Eagle." The column also highlighted his help in getting the Pine Valley ski area developed. The mantel in his house is covered with...
April 3, 2016 - 5:06am
April 2, 2016
To the Editor:Thank you, Dan Lundquist
To the Editor: A huge thank you to Dan Lundquist! My son and his wife recently had their first child. I offered to buy them supper and bring it to them at the hospital on their first night’s stay. I said they could pick any restaurant in Cloquet, and they picked Gordy’s Hi-Hat....
April 2, 2016 - 12:08pm
Let’s hear it for the Wrendogs!
Certainly, there will be greater efficiencies at one site. However, there’s no arguing that a two-site solution as proposed in the petition — with Wrenshall and South Terrace as the two sites — also offers a number of positives.
April 2, 2016 - 7:11am
April 1, 2016
VFW announces winner
To the Editor: The winner of the 2016 VFW Auxiliary Post 3979 “Wheelbarrow of Cheer” is Veronique Jokinen. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets, and thank you to all the businesses who donated. Cindy Slater, Cloquet VFW
April 1, 2016 - 6:02pm
March 26, 2016
Thumbs up to all the residents, elected officials and others who attended the public meeting on the future of the current Cloquet Middle School on Monday. We are all better off when there is public involvement in decisions made by elected officials that will impact the future of the...
March 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
March 24, 2016
To the Editor:Plans for old middle school raise concerns
Another issue arose about incomplete or vacant properties that Sherman and Associates owns that have been sitting idle.
March 24, 2016 - 9:53pm
March 22, 2016
Sunshine Week: Ten commandments for open meetings
Too many elected boards seek every opportunity to meet out of sight of the public they serve. Some schedule executive sessions as a regular agenda item. Some hold up to three executive sessions in a single meeting. Some have executive sessions that last longer than the open portion...
March 22, 2016 - 3:54pm
March 9, 2016
There are more questions about proposed third Kwik Trip
To the Editor: I attended the Cloquet City Council meeting on March 2, which was to decide on allowing Kwik Trip to build a store on Washington Avenue. Prior to that meeting, I sent an email to each of my three representatives on the council. I listed several points I thought should...
March 9, 2016 - 9:51pm
March 5, 2016
Thank you, CEF!
To the Editor: On Feb. 24, 2016, eighth-graders from Cloquet Middle School were given the opportunity to travel to St. Paul’s Park Square Theatre to view Goodrich and Hackett’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” On behalf of those 175 middle school eighth-graders and...
March 5, 2016 - 12:55pm
March 4, 2016
In celebration of ski jumpers
Nowak starting jumping in Duluth when he was 16 years old and competed across the U.S.A. and in Europe, eventually setting 11 ski jump records in the U.S., Canada and Europe before becoming a teacher and coach in Cloquet, where his teams won 13 three-team state meets.
March 4, 2016 - 12:03pm
February 28, 2016
Thumbs up to Alan and Sharon Finifrock for protecting 116 acres of their land on the shore of Bear Lake with a conservation easement. A conservation easement is a voluntary and legally binding agreement which permanently limits certain uses of land in order to protect its conservation...
February 28, 2016 - 8:15am