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December 9, 2013
Community namesake Alex Esko, his wife Eva and family pose in front of their house just west of the Midway River in the early 1890s. A native of Finland, Alex came to the U.S. in 1880, settled in Thomson and became a railroad land agent. In 1919 he built a general store at the intersection of today's Thomson Road and Highway 61. The site became known as Esko's Corner, the name by which the community was known until the first post office was established in 1935 and named Esko. Photo Courtesy of Esko Histo...
Esko book hits the pages of history
December 9, 2013 - 2:49pm
May 4, 2013
Duluth author Margi Preus, recipient of a Newbery honor in 2011, grew up hearing about the Norwegian Resistance through family ties. Preus traveled to Norway in 2010 to gather research for her young readers' novel, "Shadow on the Mountain."
Library to present 'Norway and the Nazis' symposium
May 4, 2013 - 8:15am
June 27, 2012
Author to talk about living in a haunted house
June 27, 2012 - 6:09pm
June 6, 2012
They choose to eat lutefisk
June 6, 2012 - 7:24pm
May 11, 2012
Linda LeGarde Grover is associate professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. She is the co-author of "A Childhood in Minnesota: Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880-1920" and author of the poetry chapbook "The Indian at Indian School."
Award-winning author Linda LeGarde Grover to read in Cloquet
May 11, 2012 - 2:44pm
April 29, 2012
Cloquet library director Mary Lukkarila paid a surprise visit to the Chamber parking lot just before the July 4 organizational meeting Monday and found Cloquet City Councilor Barb Wyman, right, and Community Education Director Sara Liimatainen, left, along with other July 4 committee members. Lukkarila handed out her final three copies of "The Kite Runner" there to finish off World Book Day in Cloquet. Jana Peterson/
Cloquet celebrates World Book Night with surprise book giveaways
April 29, 2012 - 10:53pm
April 13, 2012
Naturalist to discuss novel at Cloquet library Saturday
April 13, 2012 - 11:20am
March 25, 2012
'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' chosen for One Book, One Community reading project
March 25, 2012 - 5:33pm
March 22, 2012
ALS Bookmobile announces schedule
March 22, 2012 - 6:15pm
March 12, 2012
Celebrate Irish culture at the library on St. Patrick's Day
March 12, 2012 - 10:46am
February 13, 2012
Magic School Bus to stop at Cloquet Public Library
February 13, 2012 - 9:55am
February 12, 2012
A Writer for the Ages: Will Weaver
February 12, 2012 - 7:13pm
February 4, 2012
Morgan Johnson (right) checks her phone while hanging out with Kristen Rubesh in the new teen area at the Cloquet Public Library. The library is trying to attract more teens and 'tweens with more comfortable furnishings and an Xbox night on Mondays. 
Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
No 'shushing' allowed in new library teen center
February 4, 2012 - 3:10pm
January 9, 2012
Minnesota Historical Society Press January History E-book Sale
January 9, 2012 - 4:05pm
January 6, 2012
Local author meet-and-greet event set at library Saturday
January 6, 2012 - 1:01pm