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World War I program planned at CCHS
Carlton County Court Report: September 6, 2017
Pet of the Week
Benefit planned Saturday for teen paralyzed in traumatic car accident
WRENSHALL ISD 100 SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
Cloquet teams sweep conference meet, aim for sections
CEC tennis finishes season in playoffs
Lumberjacks advance after thrilling shootout win
Scoreboard - October 19, 2017 edition
Ripp runs 'his race' to huge win at Swain
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Henry "Hank" Joseph Tillman Sr.
Donald George Belden
Grace Darlene Caffey
Linda Louise Levar Powers
James Ronald Smith
To the Editor: Mayor, councilors failed to lead ... again
Guest Commentary: Parting thoughts on high school sports
To the Editor: Enough is enough!
Guest Commentary: The importance of high school coaches
September ritual: Turning crabapples into jelly
Wright-Cromwell News: Oct. 11 2017
Slices of Life: Storing the boat
WRIGHT-CROMWELL NEWS: Oct. 5 2017
Slices of Life: Home delivery is a mixed bag
Finn News: Fall time is Finnish time for celebrations!
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
Duluth-based crime writer at library Tuesday
County Seat Theater remakes 'Blithe Spirit'
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
Autumn shows off her colors
Northland Nature: Red meadowhawks continue fall flights
Annual River Run races promote fitness and fun ... and the scenery is pretty good too
The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
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
June 2, 2017
Editorial: The issue is procedure, not personality
What matters is procedure, not personality.
June 2, 2017 - 2:19pm
May 25, 2017
Make good choices. Stop and think and don't bow to peer pressure. It's the same thing we've been telling you since you were in elementary school and it will keep happening your whole life. It's up to you to be a strong, self-aware individual in charge of your own life. Don't be afraid...
May 25, 2017 - 10:01am
April 21, 2017
While we're at it, thumbs down to the city's very slow response to the Pine Journal's multiple requests for public government data. It's been more than six weeks for three requests, four weeks for another three ... and the city seems to have misplaced a recording of a public council...
April 21, 2017 - 2:16pm
March 3, 2017
While we wish the best for Fritsinger, who has been the Cloquet city administrator here for close to 18 years, his departure will be a great loss for the city. During his tenure, Fritsinger has been at the epicentre of a city that planned its expenditures five and 10 years into the...
March 3, 2017 - 4:50pm
January 26, 2017
Our View: Fight homelessness with information
But all people completing the survey will receive a bag with useful supplies for daily living including hats, socks, matches, shopping cards, and food, and more. Hopefully, they will also make connections that can help them get out of their current homeless situation.
January 26, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
Added organic matter creates methane — which smells and can explode if not managed properly — and that’s why the cap was set at 20 percent when the industrial landfill in the city limits of Cloquet was approved almost six years ago.
January 15, 2017 - 10:47am
December 9, 2016
The giving season
After doing some calculations in her head, she asked what price the TV would be in the spring, which is when she figured she would have saved enough money. That’s when Santa Claus stepped in. His name was Jerry.
December 9, 2016 - 9:46am
November 5, 2016
OUR VIEW: Think, and vote
We love the PolitiFact website (www.politifact.com) a fact-checking website run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times. PolitiFact rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. They do this all the time, but especially during...
November 5, 2016 - 6:01am
January 1, 2016
OUR VIEW: Happy New Year’s wishes to everyone!
With 2016 just around the corner, the Pine Journal sent out an email to lots of community leaders in Carlton County, asking them what they hope for the communities they serve in the New Year. Here’s what they said:
January 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
November 27, 2013
Our View: It's your business - why not shop there?
How many of you recall Pete Plankers at the old Ben Franklin store on Cloquet Avenue? And how about Kenneth Johnson or Tom Prevost and Kenny Young at The Johnson Company just down the street?
November 27, 2013 - 10:43am
November 9, 2013
Our View....Street law
In spring, the garage sale signs blossom slowly. Come fall, and suddenly the color of the day in Cloquet is orange, and we're not talking blaze orange hunting jackets either. Rather, tiny rectangles of orange paper suddenly appear on area vehicles left parked along the street overnight,...
November 9, 2013 - 2:22pm
November 1, 2013
Our View.....You can't stop a speeding train
The average freight train is about one to 1.25 miles in length (90 to 120 rail cars). When it's moving at 55 miles an hour, it can take a mile or more to stop after the locomotive engineer fully applies the emergency brake. An eight-car passenger train moving at 80 miles an hour needs...
November 1, 2013 - 2:14pm
October 25, 2013
Our View: Merger is a good idea
It should come as no surprise to residents of Thomson and Carlton when they open up the mail-in ballot asking them to vote yes or no on a proposal to consolidate the two cities into one city. We hope those residents do their homework and vote with their heads as well as their hearts. While...
October 25, 2013 - 5:23pm
October 18, 2013
Our View....All the news that's fit -- and unfit -- to print
Newspapers often ride a fine line between reporting the news and being used as a mouthpiece for special interests. It's not all that unusual for us at the Pine Journal to hear from some disenfranchised citizen wanting to talk about some public (and sometimes not-so-public) issue...
October 18, 2013 - 5:30pm