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Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
DARLENE FAYE (SCHMITZ) SHORT
BETTY ANN (LECKINGTON) LEHNER
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
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
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Letters to the editor
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
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