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Changes are coming to the city of Cloquet
Dance to the music of the Esko Jazz Bands
Body found, no foul play suspected
Old MacDonald had a banjo?
Carlton County Court Report: January 14-15, 2017
Maijala races to a close second at state
Rebels win in double OT, advance to quarterfinals
Korby's Top Games
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Lumberjacks squeak by Hilltoppers in double OT
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
G. Berneice Muller
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
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
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
Pet of the week
'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
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
April 27, 2013
To the Editor...Do not move Veterans Park
To the Editor: We, the combined Honor Guard of Cloquet, do NOT agree with the moving of Veterans Park to Dunlap Island. The drawing shown has no space given for flags, or the large guns or the tank. The tank would be very expensive for the city to move, [and] the platform needed...
April 27, 2013 - 10:41am
To the Editor: Reader praises decision to increase vocational offerings
To the Editor: I am very impressed by the Cloquet School Board for its commitment to vocational education. With the addition of one more vocational teacher, Cloquet has taken an important step in helping students who have been overlooked by the emphasis on college prep courses over...
April 27, 2013 - 8:40am
April 20, 2013
To the Editor: Newspapers need to be fair in crime coverage
To the Editor: I was publically rebuked in last week's letter, "Newspaper was 'doing its job.'" The letter writer and I have no quarrel about a newspaper publishing an article about someone on probation. What I have a problem with is singling out one person. There are hundreds of...
April 20, 2013 - 8:34am
April 13, 2013
To the Editor: Lessons learned -- and not learned -- in high school sports
To the Editor: What's fair anymore in local high school sports? What are coaches teaching our children who on some days spend more time with them than we have a chance to? Here's what I've learned as a parent of a Cloquet High School athlete. It's OK to talk or not stand at attention...
April 13, 2013 - 6:47am
April 12, 2013
To the Editor...Newspaper was 'doing its job'
To the Editor: In response to Tony Sheda's March 30th letter "Follow-up story was too much": I was shocked that the letter writer was critical of the Pine Journal's reporting on a review hearing for a man that had terrorized a neighborhood.
April 12, 2013 - 4:45pm
April 6, 2013
To the Editor: Politicians don't represent 'we the people'
To the Editor: "We the People of the United States of America" -- what does that mean? Do not think that testifying before the House of Representatives or Congress will give you that answer, or maybe it will. I had a bird's eye view of how our representatives represent we the...
April 6, 2013 - 10:36am
To the Editor....Let's just play ball
To the Editor: I am writing this in response to Rodney King's letter about the Cloquet basketball coaches. First of all, if you are that concerned about an Indian playing on an all-white team, if I'm not mistaken there is an Indian school just west of town, with a basketball team....
April 6, 2013 - 5:38am
March 30, 2013
Parent seeks answers from Cloquet coach
To the Editor: Today I am playing the race card. The Cloquet Lumberjacks basketball game loss to Grand Rapids happened because our coaches blew it. Let me say that again. Our Cloquet basketball coaching staff lost that game for our team and prevented us from advancing to the state...
March 30, 2013 - 1:45pm
Father supports child care union
To the Editor: My child care provider is a part of my family. I have to trust that my provider has the ability and resources she needs to provide care for my 5-year-old son. I know she can't work for less, and she knows I can't pay any more. The Child Care Collective Bargaining Act...
March 30, 2013 - 1:44pm
Follow-up story was too much
To the Editor: In reading the March 14 Pine Journal, I was appalled to read a [story] about a peeping Tom. I had to check and see if I was reading the National Enquirer. To re-hash an event that took place a year ago is despicable. This man paid his debt so why drag him through...
March 30, 2013 - 10:47am
March 23, 2013
To the Editor...Thank you for coverage
To the Editor: I wanted to write to thank you, Jamie and the Pine Journal for publishing such a great article highlighting our volunteers at Friends of Animals. Many people are unaware of what a big role our volunteers play in the daily operations of the shelter and it was a great...
March 23, 2013 - 11:34am
March 9, 2013
To the Editor...Don't saddle down USPS more
To the Editor: For the life of me I can't imagine anyone proposing the U.S. Postal Service start selling fishing and hunting licenses when I can already purchase one at several places in my own town. This federal government of ours has a proven track record that it is incapable of...
March 9, 2013 - 8:33am
To the Editor...Students, teachers thank CEF
To the Editor: On March 3, eighth-graders from the Cloquet Middle School were given the opportunity to travel to St. Paul's Park Square Theatre to view Goodrich and Hackett's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank." On behalf of those 160 eighth-graders and the chaperones who accompanied...
March 9, 2013 - 6:30am
February 23, 2013
To the Editor...Union appreciates working with LCP
To the Editor: During the summer of 2011, the local union became aware of a mounting feeling of disconnect from the employees at Lake Country Power. The union attempted several times to inform LCP management of the feedback they were receiving with the hopes and expectation that...
February 23, 2013 - 9:29am
February 16, 2013
To the Editor...Taking guns from 'good guys' is a mistake
To the Editor: This letter is in response to the letter to the editor "Common sense versus hysteria" in the Jan. 25 edition of the Pine Journal. I agree with the opening sentence of the letter. I, too, have no problem with having to have a background check in order to purchase a...
February 16, 2013 - 7:53am