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Carlton Daze brings fun for all
Pet of the Week
Oldenburg House marks reopening with jazz
Carlton County Court Report: May 12, 2017
Esko Legion marches to title tilt
Wilderness look to the future
Wilderness hire Colvard as assistant coach
Run over hill and dale in the Voyageur 50
Barnum racer off to a good start ... in spite of weather
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Howard M. Ratzer
Kent E. Johnson, Jr.
Jeffrey Merlin Olson
Richard W. "Dick" Gamble
To the Editor: Voters, question all referendum figures
To the Editor: What could a vote "No" mean to you?
To the Editor: Student shares strong feelings about Carlton schools
Dear Carlton School District Community,
To the Editor: There is more than one consolidation option for Carlton
Wright-Cromwell News: July 20 2017
Slices of Life: Growing like a weed
The Catbird Seat: A race against time
Wright-Cromwell News July 13 2017
Slices of Life: Club or pole?
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Enjoy the last songs of summer
No spot goes unfilled in this garden
Farm LoLa opens for pick-your-own raspberries
Original library desk returns to Cloquet museum
Run ‘COLErfully’ Saturday at Pine Valley
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
Milkweeds dominate mid-summer roadsides
Whitewater and what else?
Run through clouds of color
Wild carrot is sometimes mistaken for poison hemlock
The pitcher plant is actually a catcher
Letters to the editor
July 8, 2017
Opinions welcome here
Ideally it will be a lively place where citizens feel they can share their ideas and opinions. We act as referee with such commentaries and letters, making sure it is an exchange of ideas rather than a slug fest.
July 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2017
LETTER: Wrenshall referendum needs looking into
To the Editor: In last week's paper there was an article about Wrenshall School Board talking consolidation with Carlton. Why would they bring it up after all the agony of last year's talks, public meetings, and voting not to consolidate? Then I saw a box alongside the story about...
February 3, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 2, 2017
LETTER: Shame on you, Senator Klobuchar
To the Editor: The U.S. Forest Service just signed off on transferring 6,650 acres of public lands in the Superior National Forest to PolyMet. That's where the ore body is located that the company wants to mine — on public land, YOUR land. Senator Amy Klobuchar has some explaining...
February 2, 2017 - 2:52pm
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