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Cloquet police, schools respond to threat on Facebook
State seeks public comment on deer plan
Cloquet Schools locked down after 'general threat'
School already delayed for Monday as snow continues
Landlord, community meeting set for Tuesday
First archer in Cromwell-Wright history qualifies for nationals
Spring sports buried
Kuhlman signs with NHL
CEC boys drop season opener
Weather poses practice challenge
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Dennis D. Anderson
Agnes Helen Pernat
Carol Ann Gohl
Annabelle M. Moilanen
LETTER: Let's do our part to celebrate Earth Day
Hamilton: Want to help the world? Resolve conflicts
LETTER: Cloquet's 'big changes' -- What a joke!
Slices of Life: Liquid gold brings clarity
LETTER: Help keep our roadways beautiful
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
SLICES OF LIFE: Winning the lottery
Slices of Life: Try kindness --EMDASH-- it's free
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Tom & Monica Martin
Birth Announcement: Braxton Allen Johnson
Birth Announcement: William Ellis Schulz
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
Coyote mating season underway
September 12, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why unions are good for us all
>Remember President George W. Bush's proposal to privatize social security? Fortunately, the Democratic Congress would not budge. If they had, millions of seniors would have been bilked by the Wall Street derivative and mortgage scandal, their retirement incomes permanently downsized....
September 12, 2017 - 7:20am
September 4, 2017
A word of advice for high school students
First of all, it's OK to change your friends. You are not ever stuck with one group of people and you will find someone else to sit with at lunch....
September 4, 2017 - 6:10am
August 29, 2017
Why tax breaks for iffy jobs are bad economic development
Yet for all that, the plant may never be built. "FoxConn has a relatively bad track record on following through," wrote Tim Culpan in Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2013, the company announced plans to build a $30 million plant in central Pennsylvania that never materialized. In 2014,...
August 29, 2017 - 9:53am
August 20, 2017
Greater Minnesota: How we're changing
Earlier this year, our state's demographic center published a report that helps clarify the complex relationships among Greater Minnesota counties,...
August 20, 2017 - 1:10pm
August 15, 2017
Good communication lies at the heart of our democracy
I don't just mean going to a town hall meeting and yelling, or shooting off a letter or email. I mean making an appointment to sit down with your representative — in his or her office, at a cafe in the district, or wherever else you can meet — and holding a real con...
August 15, 2017 - 9:45am
August 11, 2017
thumbs up, thumbs down
Thumbs down to the "you're either with us or against us" attitude. Life is more complicated than that, and just because we report unflattering yet verified information about the Cloquet Police Department, doesn't mean we're "against" the police department or its officers. And just...
August 11, 2017 - 10:47am
August 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: What one woman can contribute to community
"She gave me my first car loan, on generous terms," one man recalled. "She taught me how to save," another said.
August 6, 2017 - 2:58pm
July 31, 2017
Guest Commentary: Carlton referendum not affordable for all
There has been much discussion about the Carlton school bond referendum for a new school and everyone has an opinion. I have to believe everyone...
July 31, 2017 - 4:55pm
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
July 7, 2017
Former police chief speaks out
Modern law enforcement professionals should no longer work as enforcers only but as active and respected members of our community who provide...
July 7, 2017 - 8:41am
July 3, 2017
Celebrating our community's artists
I think about lighting and placement: which objects would look best with indirect sunlight and which will blow away if too close to the Pavilion's...
July 3, 2017 - 10:25am
June 27, 2017
Learning from Ireland
Lesson number one: You can learn to drive on the left side of the road. Piling into a roomy car, we spent our first day white-knuckled with raspberry-covered...
June 27, 2017 - 10:33am
June 22, 2017
Read a print version of the paper -- online!
>Starting today and through June 30, anyone who wants to experience our E-PAPER can do so for free by logging onto www.pinejournal.com and clicking on the E-PAPER button on the Subscribe Now button. Make no mistake: The E-PAPER is not our website.
June 22, 2017 - 1:37pm
June 15, 2017
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
The topic of consolidation will also be discussed. The real question being asked of the voters is "do you want to pay more, and get less?" It means that if we are going to be asked to invest in education, we want to be shown that we are getting the best value for our investment.
June 15, 2017 - 10:40am
June 12, 2017
GUEST EDITORIAL: Medicare for all would be the best option
What do you think should be the government's role in health care? Can it be fixed? How? DFL Response: By Patty Murto We are talking about what the role of government should be in health care. What we are debating in Congress right now is about repealing the Affordable Care Act...
June 12, 2017 - 10:55am