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Beware: Epic battle of foam darts begins
Student news: Esko native wins broadcast award at St. Cloud
Volunteers Needed for Restorative Justice Program
County now publishing newsletter for residents, employees
Fight to save state women’s addiction treatment center continues
Wilderness begin round two of playoffs at home Friday and Saturday
BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Heavy-hitting Eskomos exposed by Proctor
Cloquet boys tennis is off to a good start
SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs bounced by Rebels — barely
GOLF ROUNDUP: Small team, big hopes for Lumberjacks’ girls
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
LAUREE ANN EGGEBRAATEN
JARED LEONARD OLES
MARY ELAINE (FUNDINE) HORNER
PEARL MARIE JENSEN
JULIE E. REYNOLDS
A lot can happen in five years
In search of WWII chewing gum
UMD medical students, staff appreciate partnership with Cloquet
Honor your veteran with flag dedication
Notes from the Small Pond: Everyone just shut up for a second
Wright-Cromwell News: April 23, 2015
Hazels add to the tree flowers of April
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Dr. Luehr retires after 37-year career
Celebrate Astronomy Day with free UMD Planetarium events
‘My 9’ channel now carried on Dish Network
Library sponsors quilt show and ‘open mic’ for quilters
New Wine rocks ‘Godspell’
arts and entertainment
Birth Annoucement: Xander Allen DeMenge
Birth Announcement: Jude Riley Homstad
Koski, Rosemore to wed Aug. 8
caring and sharing
Fly-Fishers’ club picks up on Big Otter Creek New trout-hide structures may be placed
Widner receives Environmental Excellence Award
Volunteers needed at Jay Cooke State Park
Bird sights and sounds punctuate an early April walk
American Rivers group names St. Louis River among top 10 ‘most endangered’
April 1, 2015
Easter egg hunt set for Pine Valley on Saturday
The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Pine Valley is set for this Saturday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to noon.
April 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
March 30, 2015
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Does spring break have to be in spring?
With spring break starting on Monday for Cloquet schools, a number of students will be enjoying warmer temperatures — close to 60 degrees by Tuesday — right here at home. However, next year they may have to travel further south to enjoy a better climate, as the calendar adopted...
news / education
March 30, 2015 - 2:44pm
There's something for everyone at annual home, business, sports show
More than 3,000 people attended the the Cloquet Area Home, Business and Sports Show last Friday and Saturday at Black Bear Casino Resort. Over 60 business booths attended the show — including retailers, financial institutions, insurance agencies, chiropractors, contractors,...
news / business
March 30, 2015 - 2:21pm
March 28, 2015
FEMA grant provides free smoke detectors
Thanks to a FEMA grant for 100 smoke detectors, the Cloquet Area Fire District (CAFD) along with Carlton County Public Health and Human Services have partnered with the American Red Cross to install smoke detectors in the community for free to qualifying residents.
March 28, 2015 - 8:34am
March 27, 2015
TRAPPED! Kobe’s story spurs debate over need for updated trapping regulations
Kobe has come a long way in the last three months — from life, to near death, and back again. On Dec. 23, a trapper discovered the 7-year-old husky with its head caught in one of his body grip traps south of Moose Lake. Such traps are a legal way to take wildlife such as raccoons,...
news / issues
March 27, 2015 - 11:46am
March 26, 2015
JUNIOR HOCKEY: Wilderness take a walk on the wild side
If the Wilderness are able to earn five out of six standings points against starting with a defeat of third-place Coulee Region (26-21-9) in Friday night’s home finale at Northwoods Credit Union Arena and concluding with games Saturday and Sunday at Green Island Arena in LaCrosse,...
sports / Wilderness
March 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
BOYS TRACK: Cloquet crowned early indoor champs
Taking a few minutes away from his warm-up jog at Monday’s Cloquet track and field practice, Isaac Boedigheimer said last year’s Section 7AA meet at Zimmerman was an unforgettable one. With the way the Lumberjack sophomore and his teammates competed last week, the same could...
sports / Lumberjacks
March 26, 2015 - 3:15pm
March 24, 2015
Hello Spring! Gordy's Hi-Hat opens Wednesday
Since 1960, the springtime opening of Gordy's Hi-Hat restaurant has been telling Northlanders (and a few brave tourists) that the changing of seasons is upon us once again. Wednesday will mark the beginning of the 55th season for the beloved burger joint on Highway 33 in Cloquet....
March 24, 2015 - 4:14pm
Mentors make a difference
The REACH (Recreational Experiences Achieving Community Harmony) program has been filling a mentoring void in the Carlton County community since 2000.
news / issues
March 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
March 20, 2015
Animal shelter asks for $10,000 donation, council tables request
Friends of Animals Director Cynthia Haglin pleaded on the animals’ behalf for some kind of aid from the city of Cloquet, quoting statistics from 2014 to make the point that its services are of value to the city and the animals.
news / government
March 20, 2015 - 8:00am
How do you like your parks?
Whether your idea of a perfect day in the park includes playgrounds or war memorials, baseball or rose gardens, skateboard ramps, trails or bandshells,...
March 20, 2015 - 6:19am
Police chief comments on drunk driving fatalities
Only a couple hours after finding out, said a somber Cloquet Police Chief Steve Stracek before Tuesday evening’s Cloquet City Council meeting, everyone at the police department was still trying to wrap their heads around the loss of their longtime co-worker and now learning that...
March 20, 2015 - 4:00am
March 19, 2015
Wilderness have to ‘dig deep’
Tuesday night’s 3-2 overtime win moved the Wilderness (35-13-6) two points behind division-leading Fairbanks with two games in hand and six games remaining in the regular season.
sports / Wilderness
March 19, 2015 - 1:25pm
March 13, 2015
Part II SWCD NEWS: Meet your Soil and Water District supervisors
Last week, Pine Journal readers got a brief glimpse of the history and formation of the 3,000 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) across the U.S. This week, you will learn about the Carlton County SWCD supervisors, just five of the 17,000 men and women who serve on these...
news / government
March 13, 2015 - 4:04pm
Medical examiner will stay with Carlton County
Longtime St. Louis County Chief Medical Examiner Thomas Uncini has quietly announced that he will step down, county officials there confirmed Monday. Dr. Uncini also serves as the chief medical examiner for Carlton, Lake and Koochiching counties. On Tuesday, in an email...
March 13, 2015 - 3:11pm