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11-year-old girl killed in two-car crash between Cloquet and Carlton
FDL human services director retires, but his legacy lives on
Carlton County Court Report: December 12, 2016
Fire breaks out at Cromwell peat business
Flu bug, Chisago Lakes are too much for ’Jacks
Mid-season analysis: CEC boys are on track
Esko boys edge Annandale, girls fall
SCOREBOARD - January 19, 2017 edition
CEC alpine skiers compete at Mont du Lac
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
HEIDI MARIE FORD
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
Guest Commentary: Can the media hold politicians accountable?
To the Editor: Thank you!
Guest Commentary: In new year, I’ll put Minnesota first
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 12 2017
Slices of Life: Vacation foibles
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 4 2017
Slices of Life: A meaningful reward
Northland Nature: The New Year begins with winter finches
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Courthouse turns 93 years old
One Act back for second act at CHS
Food for Thought is tonight
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
arts and entertainment
Hello baby: First Cloquet baby of the year arrives
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Northland residents celebrate winter fun
Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
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
School consolidation talks reach stalemate
Consolidation talks between Wrenshall and Carlton dissolved Monday night, as the desire to retain a school in each community proved to be the dealbreaker.
February 27, 2015 - 6:55am
February 18, 2015
Long-time Cloquet educator, humanitarian dies
A teacher who served the Cloquet School District for nearly four decades passed away on Tuesday. John Anthony Buytaert, 80, began his teaching...
February 18, 2015 - 5:23pm
February 14, 2015
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 16-20 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. Cloquet School District is joining all public school districts...
February 14, 2015 - 12:03pm
February 12, 2015
Cloquet voters say ‘yes’ to a new middle school
Cloquet voters voted "yes" to a new middle school on Tuesday, but "no" to an 800-seat auditorium to go with that school.
February 12, 2015 - 10:04am
February 7, 2015
Stephanie Lynn Miller of Esko has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester at Valley City State University in Valley City, N.D. Students who earned a 3.50 grade point average or higher received this honor. Spencer Sinnott of Esko has been named to...
February 7, 2015 - 11:22am
February 6, 2015
Moose Lake examining concepts for new school
With the Cloquet School District poised on the brink of next week’s referendum vote, and Carlton and Wrenshall in the thick of consolidation talks, the Moose Lake School District finds itself in the enviable position of figuring out just what its new school will look like.
February 6, 2015 - 10:26am
School district debt at $21 million
By the latest calculations, the Cloquet School District is in debt to the tune of $21 million, according to Cloquet School District Finance Manager Kim Josephson, who compares the district’s debt to a homeowner paying off a mortgage.
February 6, 2015 - 7:32am
February 4, 2015
Two local teachers in running for ‘Teacher of the Year’
Two teachers from the Cloquet School District are among 123 candidates in the running for 2015 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
February 4, 2015 - 5:22pm
January 31, 2015
Scott Prachar of Esko has been named to the High Honors Roll at Mesabi Range College in Eveleth-Virginia for the 2014 fall semester. To earn this recognition, students must earn a grade point average between 3.75 and 4.0. Jalyssa Mundell of Moose Lake has been named to the Dean’s...
January 31, 2015 - 2:30pm
January 28, 2015
Wrenshall, Carlton get first glimpse of consolidation study
The commons area at Wrenshall School was packed to the rafters on Monday night as residents, board members and staff of Wrenshall and Carlton schools got a sneak peek at what could someday be their future.
January 28, 2015 - 5:54pm