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Debate follows prayer vigil
Property tax appeals season is now open
Police looking for information on stabbing Wednesday in Cloquet
Carlton County Court Report: March 6, 2017
Interstate 35 construction starts next week
Wilderness, Brookings each win one in opening playoff series
Eskomos fell 'Jacks in a close one
Scoreboard - April 20, 2017 edition
'Jacks serve up season-opening sweep
Panthers slip by Bulldogs in close game
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
PATRICIA ANN SCHMITZ
HOWARD WAYNE VARGASON
STUART E. JOHNSON
DIANE M. MISGEN
ARDELLE MARILYN (PAULSON) THORNTON
Thank you, Senator Lourey, for standing up for rural Minnesotans
LETTER: Vote 'no' and ask for better plan
LETTER: Wrenshall debate gets nasty
LETTER: Higher taxes will cause problems for some
Slices of Life: Grilling revisited
Wright-Cromwell News: April 13 2017
Slices of Life: The purge
Easter in Finland mixes old and modern traditions
Wright-Cromwell News March 30 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
No yolk, annual egg hunt is lots of fun
Churches sponsor ‘Walk for Water’ awareness fundraiser April 30
Cloquet High School announces Business Student of the Month
Hooterz tradition coming to an end
Picasso and Bear paint the town
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
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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
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
November 4, 2016
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
September 30, 2016
Carlton County runners stand out from the crowd at Milaca
Cloquet Coach Mike Bushey was very happy with the whole experience Saturday, even though the event doesn’t count toward any season totals. "We...
September 30, 2016 - 9:16am
September 29, 2016
In David versus Goliath battle, Esko comes out on top
“Our senior group has created a culture on our team of hard work, positive attitudes and fun,” Anderson commented. “I was just as proud...
September 29, 2016 - 5:23pm
Eskomos top Lumberjacks in hard fought match
“In past years when I started coaching we would generally beat Cloquet,” she said. “But in recent years they have been very good and did...
September 29, 2016 - 2:34pm
September 26, 2016
Authorities ID victim of fatal crash in Esko
Authorities on Monday released the name of a woman killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday in Esko. Robin Lee Bergquist, 41, of Saginaw, died in the crash that happened at about 12:20 a.m., the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported. The crash remains under investigation. Authorities...
September 26, 2016 - 2:59pm
September 8, 2016
Lumberjacks run over Eskomos in season opener
Arntson took over from Bill Hudspith, who compiled an 185-87 record in 26 seasons at the helm. Arntson said Hudspith would be on the "Mount...
September 8, 2016 - 5:04pm
September 2, 2016
BOYS SOCCER PREVIEW: Lumberjacks rebuild with plenty of talent
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys soccer team reached the section final last season with an experienced group of players — and hopefully reloads...
September 2, 2016 - 2:31pm
GIRLS SOCCER: Lumberjacks, Eskomos end deadlocked
When you see a girls high school soccer game finish in a 1-1 tie, one might think the contest was perhaps a little dry, lacked entertainment...
September 2, 2016 - 9:55am
September 1, 2016
VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Teams aim to build skills, teamwork early in season
Pine Journal sports writer Jeff Papas previews this volleyball season for Cloquet, Esko and Moose Lake-Willow River.
September 1, 2016 - 8:09pm
August 26, 2016
Go back in time with the Lakehead Harvest Show
The grounds are handicapped accessible. Admission is $7 a day or $13 for the whole weekend and includes a wristband, button and door prize ticket....
Life/arts and entertainment
August 26, 2016 - 2:59pm
August 15, 2016
Esko girls place third in Pacesetter MIT
The Esko girls basketball team placed third overall at the Pacesetter Minnesota Invitational Tournament July 30-31. The Eskomos won their four-team...
August 15, 2016 - 7:17am
August 14, 2016
From Esko school boy to world traveler, Ikola never stops learning
He grew up on a farm — “everyone had 40 acres in those days,” he said — on Marks Road north of Harney, born to hard-working Finnish parents...
August 14, 2016 - 8:00am