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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
'Jacks show purple pride at state track meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
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To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
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Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
December 29, 2016
Man in serious condition following crash in Scanlon
A 26-year-old Carlton man remains in serious condition in a Duluth hospital following a two-car crash on Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Scanlon. Joshua Immerfall was a passenger when the Ford Taurus he was traveling in was struck broadside on Minnesota Highway 45 at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, the...
December 29, 2016 - 11:29am
November 5, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Scanlon City Council candidates
Voters in Scanlon will choose two city councilors for Scanlon out of three candidates on Nov. 8. The Pine Journal asked council candidates the three following questions. Their answers are numbered to go with the question below each candidate's name. (Answers were limited to a certain...
November 5, 2016 - 9:39pm
February 28, 2014
Gramma Polo's is 'movin' on up'
The quiet little village of Scanlon is about to see a major reshuffling of businesses.
February 28, 2014 - 9:37am
September 19, 2013
Changes are afoot in Scanlon
As of Sept. 25, Scanlon is losing its mayor. Two-term mayor and longtime Carlton County resident Jim Putnam is stepping down and moving to Florida....
September 19, 2013 - 11:31am
February 10, 2013
Cloquet police advise no travel in city because of snow
The Cloquet Police Department is advising no travel in the city unless absolutely necessary because of this afternoon's heavy snow. Plowing in the city will begin at 4 a.m. Monday, the department said in an online alert. The department reminded residents of Cloquet and Scanlon that...
February 10, 2013 - 4:14pm
June 2, 2012
Gramma Polo retires ... at age 90! (unedited version)
At the age of 90, Charlotte Polo was still working three 14-hour days a week at the family liquor store in Scanlon, staying up until midnight,...
June 2, 2012 - 11:14am
October 6, 2010
Olson settles in Scanlon after Fire of 1918
Helen Mattson and Ole Olson were married Jan. 26, 1929, at the start of the Great Depression. The happy couple moved to Scanlon - where Olson's...
October 6, 2010 - 1:52pm
Scanlon will join fire district
Scanlon is in. As of last Thursday's Scanlon City Council meeting, the Cloquet Area Fire District welcomed its newest member. Council members...
August 6, 2010 - 12:21pm
July 9, 2010
Two men in custody after Scanlon shooting
Two men are in custody after the shooting of another man this morning in Scanlon. Cloquet police arrived at the River Inn Bar and Grill about...
July 9, 2010 - 10:44am
March 25, 2010
Scanlon burning to join Cloquet Area Fire District
Scanlon officials came to the table last week to engage in talks that could result in their volunteer fire department joining the recently created...
March 25, 2010 - 9:54am
March 23, 2010
Cloquet, Scanlon snow ordinance parking bans end next week
Snow ordinance parking rules for Cloquet and Scanlon will end next week. In Cloquet, parking on city streets is prohibited from 3-6 a.m. through March 31. In Scanlon, parking is prohibited from 1-6 a.m. from Nov. 1 through March 31, except in cases of undue hardship. Any person...
March 23, 2010 - 12:25pm
January 11, 2010
Carlton County corrections officer charged with criminal vehicular operation in rollover
A Carlton County corrections officer and former sheriff's deputy was charged Monday in Carlton County Court in connection with a one-vehicle...
January 11, 2010 - 6:07pm
December 10, 2009
County pursues funding for Phase Two of St. Louis River Trail
The pavement is barely dry on Phase One of the St. Louis River Trail from Carlton to the Park-and-Ride lot along I-35, but local officials are already looking ahead to completing the next two phases of the project over the next two to three years. Carlton County commissioners gave...
December 10, 2009 - 11:50am
December 8, 2009
Police still seek leads in Cloquet and Scanlon assisted-living home thefts
Cloquet police are following leads in identifying a woman who entered multiple apartments in at least two local assisted living facilities on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 29, taking prescription medications and cash. According to Cloquet Police Detective Darrin Berg, a woman described...
December 8, 2009 - 10:59am
November 6, 2009
Scanlon man wins lottery
Daryl Schow of Scanlon won $10,000 by playing the Lottery's WPT Texas Hole 'Em scratch game. Schow claimed the prize Oct. 12. The winning ticket was purchased at Spirit Mountain Little Store, Proctor. Visit www.mnlottery.com for information about the Minnesota State Lottery, including...
November 6, 2009 - 8:12am