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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
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
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
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
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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
The joy of worrying
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
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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
February 11, 2017
Grussendorf remembered as great coach, 'better person'
"For me, the word would be 'integrity.'" The word used to by longtime Esko boys basketball coach Rod Johnson to describe his friend John Grussendorf...
February 11, 2017 - 2:49pm
February 3, 2017
Esko Sports Alliance creates Hall of Fame
Athletes who have made the greatest contributions to Esko's reputation as a sports hotbed will soon be memorialized by the Esko Sports Alliance. The Esko Sports Alliance Hall of Fame will open on the weekend of Feb. 17-18 with the induction of nine charter members. "This has been...
February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 2, 2017
Korby's Top Games
Pine Journal sports writer Tyler Korby writes about the top three upcoming games or sporting events.
February 2, 2017 - 12:41pm
January 20, 2017
Esko boys edge Annandale, girls fall
Prior to the start of their game, Devney gave Dolan a brand-new blue Esko jersey with the No. 13 on it, in honor of Dolan’s grandson, Henry,...
January 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
CEC alpine skiers compete at Mont du Lac
The Lumberjacks got points from McGinn (35th), Hailey Owens (37th), Neumann (38th) and Josie Pickar (39t)h.
January 20, 2017 - 9:16am
January 5, 2017
Man dies in crash near Esko
A 54-year-old Hermantown man died after his vehicle collided with a pickup truck near Esko on Thursday afternoon. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man was transported via ambulance from the scene on North Cloquet Road East near Ikola Road to Community Memorial...
January 5, 2017 - 5:54pm
December 22, 2016
Top-ranked Rangers too much for No. 6 Eskomos
Antonutti agreed, but was proud and optimistic about his gang, too. Minus Negen's hot hand in the first, the stat lines were even, comparing...
December 22, 2016 - 3:29pm
December 13, 2016
Esko school puts team spirit on display
“The old manual bleachers needed repair and were not handicapped accessible,” explained Superintendent Aaron Fischer.
December 13, 2016 - 8:50am
December 9, 2016
Eskomos dominate Hawks in season opener
“All of our kids worked extremely hard over the last year to improve our shooting and I believe we have made great strides in that area,”...
December 9, 2016 - 11:03am
November 5, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Thomson Township Supervisor Seat C
Thomson Township/Esko voters will elect one supervisor for Seat C on Nov. 8, choosing between John Bergman and Jason Paulson. The Pine Journal asked candidates the two following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were...
November 5, 2016 - 9:49am
November 4, 2016
Proctor rolls over Eskomos in semifinals
At times the game had more laundry (in the form of penalty flags) on the field than a local laundromat. Both teams were flagged numerous times...
November 4, 2016 - 11:20am
ELECTION 2016: Esko School Board candidates
Esko School District voters will elect three school board members on Nov. 8 and there are four candidates. The Pine Journal asked school board candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited...
November 4, 2016 - 11:16am
October 27, 2016
“We have a different team from last year and so do they,” Arntson said. “We were senior-heavy last year, but they (Proctor) are big and good. They are the No. 1 seed for a reason. (Coach Derek) Parendo has them well prepared and they’ll be tough to beat.”
October 27, 2016 - 3:32pm
Esko history class gets political before election
But when asked about the presidential election, she just shook her head. “I think it’s gotten a little crazy,” she said. Farrow agreed. “Especially...
October 27, 2016 - 1:50pm
October 21, 2016
Esko playoff hopes dashed in shootout
Each team scored on three of five attempts in the first round of penalty kicks, setting up a sudden-death session, where Lucia Wyland won the...
October 21, 2016 - 10:20am