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May 10, 2012
Mr. Thudin is retiring
May 10, 2012 - 2:11pm
April 9, 2012
A week after the ceremony in Washington, D.C. - Bryan Bosto (above) was still pinching himself. "To be on the same stage, 10-12 feet away from the First Lady, that doesn't happen every day," said Bosto. Jana Peterson/
Learning life lessons through lacrosse
April 9, 2012 - 3:51pm
March 22, 2012
Rural Carlton couple has a heart for healing
March 22, 2012 - 6:02pm
March 9, 2012
Dena Rothman stands in front of the mural she painted at the Wabegon Bar and Restaurant in Fond du Lac. Jana Peterson/
What will Dena Rothman paint next?
March 9, 2012 - 3:32pm
February 17, 2012
Kris Rhodes finds her calling in public health
February 17, 2012 - 7:06pm
January 24, 2012
Lori Lind (far right) and members of Support Our Troops prepare for the Fourth of July parade in Moose Lake this summer. They marched with placards that pictured family members in the military. Contributed photo.
Barnum's Lori Lind found her calling during the worst year of her life
January 24, 2012 - 4:26pm
January 8, 2012
Moose Lake Police Chief Bryce Bogenholm often spends as much time making out reports as he does patroling, but he enjoys what he does. He and his department were recently recognized with a Lake Country Power Touchstone Energy Community Award for their involvement in and support of the community.  Wendy  Johnson/
Moose Lake Police Chief Bryce Bogenholm comes home again
January 8, 2012 - 4:26pm
January 3, 2012
The Outreach Center at 24 10th St. in Cloquet is open to all. It is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends, depending on volunteers. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there's a free lunch. There are computers, books, a washer and dryer, games and coffee available.
Spiess finds vocation, healing working in mental health field
January 3, 2012 - 11:21am
December 11, 2011
Today, Harry Kaspszak's newly renovated barn is a far cry from its earlier days (below) when it was damaged by hail and wind. See online gallery of photos attached to this story.
Kettle River man breathes new life into old barn
December 11, 2011 - 4:51pm
December 1, 2011
Keith Turner at football practice. PHotos by Tom Urbanski/FDLTCC
Turner looks for the 'teachable moments'
December 1, 2011 - 11:33am
November 14, 2011
Dr. Nathan LeBrasseur is a scientific researcher at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, studying methods of improving the aging process.
Cloquet native studies 'coming of age'
November 14, 2011 - 4:29pm
October 29, 2011
Miss Cloquet (above), Laura Bakken, waves to the crowd during this year's Labor Day parade in Cloquet. Joel Soukkala/Pine Journal
A year on the job made Miss Cloquet love her hometown even more
October 29, 2011 - 10:53am
October 15, 2011
Harris Stillwell stands proudly next to the Minnesota pillar at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. while there with last week's Honor Flight Northland.
Cloquet man takes flight of honor
October 15, 2011 - 10:02am
October 1, 2011
Mike and Linda Neault display their matching Henry Golden Boy .22 magnum rifles during last week's Minnesota Deer Hunters Association banquet in Carlton. Mike was honored as Minnesota's 2010 Firearms Safety Instructor of the Year, but insisted he and wife, Linda, are a teaching team. To surprise her, he bought her a gun matching the one he was awarded. 
Phyllis Rousseau/Pine Journal
Blackhoof couple honored for making the world a safer place
October 1, 2011 - 1:31pm
September 16, 2011
Mackenzie Carlson dives into new worlds
September 16, 2011 - 10:41am