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High speed chase goes from Carlton County to Duluth
A total eclipse of the sun is on its way
Legislators to hold town hall meeting on well water quality
Carlton County Court Report: June 10-11, 2017
Pet of the Week
Experienced CEC team aims to dominant this season
Softball players end season with fun ... and games
Former Cloquet hockey star to direct Air Force hockey operations
Woman who received liver donation from Kristen Burkholder will race in her memory Saturday
New CEC boys hockey coach is no stranger
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Barbara "Betty" Peterson
Royce Kevin Mattson
Donald George DeFoe
David Arnold Wick
Mildred Mary Hakomaki
Good communication lies at the heart of our democracy
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To the Editor: What just happened here?
COMMENTARY: What one woman can contribute to community
To the Editor: Focus should be on quality academics, not buildings
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug. 10 2017
slices of life: An uphill battle
Wright-Cromwell News Aug. 2 2017
Slices of Life: In celebration of friends
Keep our Finnish heritage alive!
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Festival goers enjoy music and family friendly fun
'This is home'
Wright church celebrates 100 years
'You Never Sausage a Place'
Come help the Cloquet Moose Lodge celebrate 100 years
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
Bee aware of pollinators
DNR Question of the Week
Experience this month’s solar eclipse safely
A unique new kind of race comes to Pine Valley
Northland Nature: Large dock spiders can be seen on land and near water
November 5, 2016
OUR VIEW: Think, and vote
We love the PolitiFact website (www.politifact.com) a fact-checking website run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times. PolitiFact rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. They do this all the time, but especially during...
November 5, 2016 - 6:01am
October 8, 2016
. We don’t want to weigh in on that argument here, but love that she took action by writing a letter to the editor and encouraging people to attend the meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Cloquet City Hall.
October 8, 2016 - 9:16am
September 30, 2016
The drug problem here affects everyone
A free dinner with success stories starts at 5 p.m., the general session on heroin and opioid abuse starts at 6, and there will be breakout sessions from 7:20 to 8 p.m.
September 30, 2016 - 5:02am
September 22, 2016
Another voice lost, but not forgotten
Mike Berglund shared part of his soul with the community he loved when he wrote his columns and stories, and made the Pine Journal a better paper in the process. He understood that it takes many voices to make a healthy community, and he was brave enough to put his thoughts out there...
September 22, 2016 - 1:53pm
August 14, 2016
Thumbs up to National Night Out. In some places it’s all about the neighborhood. In small towns like Mahtowa, the entire population can attend a potluck. It’s also been a citywide celebration in Cloquet for the past two years, sponsored by the Cloquet Police Department, Cloquet...
August 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
August 4, 2016
FROM THE EDITOR: What the world needs is more voices like Jim Northrup's
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Minnesota and the world lost a brave and funny voice this week when Jim Northrup — writer/storyteller...
August 4, 2016 - 11:28am
July 22, 2016
OUR VIEW: Flood response is impressive, but we need to keep planning for the next one
Homes should not be rebuilt in flood plains, and cities need to work toward a goal of ensuring their sewage treatment systems will not be overwhelmed by rain and high waters, although we acknowledge that they cannot build for catastrophic events. Residents also need to embrace their...
July 22, 2016 - 10:39am
July 18, 2016
FROM THE INTERN: The many benefits of books
When people think of summer, they often think of warm days, swimming at the lake, and grilling outside for dinner. What they don’t think of, however, is reading. Yet, the benefits of summer reading are so great that they will have people thinking again.
July 18, 2016 - 7:18am
July 7, 2016
Thumbs up and down
Thumbs up to all the small towns that continue to celebrate the Fourth of July. It’s not easy, as the price of fireworks continues to climb, and people seem to resent paying taxes so cities cut all the fun stuff out of their budgets.
July 7, 2016 - 4:35pm
May 20, 2016
FROM THE EDITOR: The great bathroom debate
If a person dresses like a woman and identifies as a woman, she should use the ladies room. It would be degrading to ask her to do anything but that.
May 20, 2016 - 7:05am
April 21, 2016
Thumbs up and down
We opine on the good and the not-so-good decisions or happenings in Carlton County
April 21, 2016 - 12:35pm
April 2, 2016
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
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 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 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