Skip to main content
Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
Read a print version of the paper -- online!
To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
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
March 13, 2017
Wrenshall will vote on $12.5 million school facilities plan
When consolidation talks with neighboring Carlton School District ended in April, the Wrenshall School Board kept on making plans ... just without...
March 13, 2017 - 1:20pm
March 11, 2017
Credit for Cloquet's high Native American graduation rate shared by students, teachers
Joe Fineday eats lunch in the American Indian Education room at Cloquet High School most days. He gets help when he needs it, but it's also...
March 11, 2017 - 3:32pm
February 28, 2017
Local 'mathletes' win big at regions, aim for state
Top "mathletes" from the Northland faced off at the regional MathCounts competition and a number of Carlton County students emerged victorious...
February 28, 2017 - 12:01pm
Wrenshall YES! Team receives grant for local climate change mitigation project
It is an exciting time for Wrenshall YES! Team who received a $1,000 grant from the Youth Energy Summit (YES!) Program and The McKnight Foundation...
February 28, 2017 - 7:58am
February 25, 2017
CMS announces February Students of the Month
The following students were named February students of the month at Cloquet Middle School.
February 25, 2017 - 6:54pm
New middle school taking shape
The weather this winter may not have been kind to Nordic skiers, but it's been great for construction. "We're loving every minute and we're hoping...
February 25, 2017 - 8:10am
February 20, 2017
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 20-24 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding...
February 20, 2017 - 7:08am
February 13, 2017
Students create mighty display of brainpower
Some 60 teenagers boarded two school buses in Cloquet early last Saturday morning and headed to regionals. They sported the proper uniform —...
February 13, 2017 - 8:25am
February 10, 2017
CHS announces January business student of the month
Cloquet Senior High School Business Department announces Rosalie Lundquist has been named Business Student of the Month for January. Students...
February 10, 2017 - 4:32pm
February 4, 2017
CMS announces January Students of the Month
The following students were named January students of the month at Cloquet Middle School: Name: Lauren Cawcutt Grade: 8 Parents: Lori and Tom...
February 4, 2017 - 10:38am
January 13, 2017
Board debates staffing changes for next school year
Monday's Cloquet School Board meeting opened with a performance by the madrigal choir, singing a cappella Christmas carols and other songs as...
January 13, 2017 - 10:21am
January 24, 2016
LETTER: Personal attacks have no place in school discussion
To the Editor: In the letter “Someone must be held accountable” in the Jan. 14 issue of Pine Journal, the letter writer made unwarranted personal attacks on a school official. The letter writer’s anger arises from the soon-to-be-constructed Cloquet Middle School, which was approved...
January 24, 2016 - 12:11pm
March 20, 2015
Carlton-Wrenshall still at odds on consolidation
For a night at least, it appeared that the Carlton and Wrenshall school districts were throwing down the olive branch and taking steps toward furthering their talks about consolidation. It didn’t take long for the light to dawn. In a dramatic turnaround from previous months,...
March 20, 2015 - 6:00am
February 27, 2015
Cloquet science teacher makes next round of MN Teacher of the Year
The field of possible candidates for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed to 30. A selection panel of 24 community leaders chose the semifinalists from an initial field of 123 candidates from across the state.
February 27, 2015 - 11:56am
OUR VIEW: Stop the bleeding
The Carlton and Wrenshall school districts have been trying to mitigate wounds lately that have been administered from a number of different blows: open enrollment, diminishing state aid, increasing state mandates, aging facilities and dwindling numbers, to name just a few.
February 27, 2015 - 10:27am