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UPDATED: Commission votes for landfill, council vote Feb. 7
North Country RIDE receives grant from US Bank Foundation
Carlton County Court Report: December 8, 2016
Bumblebee makes endangered species list
Follow these tips for buying a puppy
Ogichidaag, Bulldogs win one each
Lumberjacks beat 12th-ranked Forest Lake
Carlton comes out on top in battle for the Brown Jug
Scoreboard - January 12, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
TIMOTHY W. FAGRE
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
To the Editor: Help is available for stutterers
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
To the Editor: Kudos to Sanders, Johnson for standing up for citizens
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
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
Enjoy Morrison music + art at Cloquet library
Volunteer Highlight: Leola Rodd
Shear excitement: A barber tells his story
arts and entertainment
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
Birth Announcement: Helen Patricia Torgerson
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
Letters to the editor
December 12, 2014
What message do our low prosecution rates send?
To the Editor: If it is true that Carlton County ranks lowest in prosecution of felons using a gun in a crime, what message does that say to the most violent in our society? Does that make us less safe if felons using guns aren’t prosecuted? There is a law on the books that...
December 12, 2014 - 2:14pm
Board member supports referendum
To the Editor: On Feb. 10, Cloquet School District voters will decide whether or not they want their school district to sell bonds to fund a new middle school. If the people approve, a new school will be built attached to the existing high school. A new middle school is desperately...
December 12, 2014 - 1:12pm
Vote yes for Cloquet kids
To the Editor: On Feb. 10, 2015, a Building Bond election will be held by the Cloquet School District. Question #1 pertains to building a new middle school on the same campus as the high school. Cost for this would be $48,930,000. Question #2 includes a new 800-seat auditorium...
December 12, 2014 - 12:16pm
January 31, 2014
To the Editor: Accident by one leaves many in cold and dark
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to give the highest praises to the Minnesota Power crews who spent over six hours in resolving a power issue in sub-zero temperatures. Not only did these employees put in a nearly full day, and then they endured -10 to -18 degrees...
January 31, 2014 - 6:49am
December 14, 2013
To the editor...Residents should speak out about merger
To the Editor: In the Nov. 21, 201, Pine Journal the Cloquet City Council news Mayor Bruce Ahlgren talked about merger with Scanlon. It stated that the former Mayor Putnam wouldn't talk merger and I am sure the new Mayor Bryant doesn't want to. These people are elected or appointed...
December 14, 2013 - 12:55pm
To the editor...Thanks, Good Samaritan
Thanks, Good Samaritan To the Editor: I wish to take this opportunity to thank the Good Samaritan for her wonderful act of kindness Dec. 9th at Super One. It was appreciated more than she will ever know. God bless you! Marilyn Steffer, Cloquet
December 14, 2013 - 10:53am
December 8, 2013
Letter: A premature Thanksgiving
To the Editor: I feel compelled to share an inspiring event that occurred two days prior to Thanksgiving. On our weekly grocery trip to Super One, we checked out and parked the car next to the exit. Then, I accompanied my elderly mother, who is seeing-impaired, to the nearest bench...
December 8, 2013 - 11:09pm
Letter: Faith in humanity restored
To the Editor: I would like to use this opportunity to thank the kind and honest person who turned in to Super One my cash box (from the Craft Show) that I inadvertently (old age excuse) left in a shopping cart after the recent craft show. I also thank the Super One employee who...
December 8, 2013 - 11:07pm
November 23, 2013
Citizen is concerned about Carlton facilities
To the Editor: I am a volunteer for over 35 years at the Carlton Nursing Home/Inter-Faith Care Center. In 2008, I received the adult Volunteer of the Year award from the Care Providers of Minnesota for my work there. I still go there twice a week to volunteer because I care. I am...
November 23, 2013 - 8:17am
November 14, 2013
Letter: Beastie Bash Committee thanks community
To the Editor: On behalf of all of us at Friends of Animals Humane Society, we would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to this year's Beastie Bash.
November 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
October 19, 2013
When it comes to chair, commode height, one size doesn't fit all
To the Editor: To administrators, business owners and politicians, I find it hard to believe that one size (regarding chair height) fits all in waiting rooms. I realize after I broke my hip in July 2012 that some things should change in society and one is chairs in waiting rooms...
October 19, 2013 - 4:32am
October 6, 2013
Letter: Cloquet School Board's decision was wrong
To the Editor: I was furious when I heard that the levy was approved by "School board members only." What happened to freedom to vote, and freedom of speech? Who gives you the right to play "God" and make our (the taxpayers) decisions? I have voted down every referendum because...
October 6, 2013 - 3:42pm
October 5, 2013
Education Corner: Cloquet School District shows great AYP results again
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is a designation the federal government has the states assign to schools each year. It is up to the states to determine a lot of what goes into AYP measurements, and Minnesota has determined that we should have high AYP standards. AYP is only achievable...
October 5, 2013 - 3:45pm
September 21, 2013
To the editor...Duck Dynasty does not 'dumb down' America
So you think Duck Dynasty is dumbing down America? I am trying to figure out what you consider "dumbing down." Could it be how this family respects each other, or how they consider modesty a virtue, or how they are all married and celebrate this as a way of life, or how they are concerned...
September 21, 2013 - 9:32am
September 7, 2013
Thanks for community support
To the Editor: Cloquet VFW 3979 Auxiliary members wish to thank everyone who came to support our cancer aid and research fundraiser, and to those who enjoyed our walleye or steak dinner. The Country Store was well attended and part of our project to raise enough to reach our goal...
September 7, 2013 - 12:52pm