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December 22, 2013
Cloquet man injured in stabbing; suspect in custody
December 22, 2013 - 2:46pm
December 14, 2013
Snow causes travel headaches in Northland; temperatures will tumble tonight
December 14, 2013 - 7:48pm
December 12, 2013
Christmas concert has become annual tradition
December 12, 2013 - 3:37pm
December 11, 2013
Spring turkey hunting applications accepted through Jan. 10
December 11, 2013 - 11:10pm
December 10, 2013
Pine Valley Tubing Hill opens Dec. 21
December 10, 2013 - 11:45am
December 9, 2013
Community namesake Alex Esko, his wife Eva and family pose in front of their house just west of the Midway River in the early 1890s. A native of Finland, Alex came to the U.S. in 1880, settled in Thomson and became a railroad land agent. In 1919 he built a general store at the intersection of today's Thomson Road and Highway 61. The site became known as Esko's Corner, the name by which the community was known until the first post office was established in 1935 and named Esko. Photo Courtesy of Esko Histo...
Esko book hits the pages of history
December 9, 2013 - 2:49pm
Cloquet residents see zero percent increase on city property taxes
December 9, 2013 - 9:32am
December 8, 2013
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: School Board will set final levy amount Monday
December 8, 2013 - 11:48pm
TXT4Life program wins top award
December 8, 2013 - 11:11pm
Kirsten Rye of Esko will perform in the Minnesota Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker." Other local youth participating are Aubree Stein of Cloquet, Kendal Davis of Mahtowa, and Abigail and Lily Rud, both of Esko. Contributed Photo
Local students shine in Minnesota Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
December 8, 2013 - 10:41pm
Minnesota Master Naturalist Gene Kremer helps some Washington Elementary School fifth graders build a shelter out of tree branches and plastic during Conservation Education Days at the Cloquet Forestry Center this fall. Area students learned about invasive species, wildland fires, survival in the forest, horns and antlers, invasive species, forest population control and more during this year's event. Hundreds of children head to the Forestry Center every fall for an interactive outdoor classroom experien...
Forestry Center, Band connect over land dispute
December 8, 2013 - 10:34pm
December 7, 2013
Deb Zauhar and family gather last year at daughter Christina's graduation from Hamline Law School. Shown here (from left) are Deb's sister, Margaret Buyatt, father Dale Erickson, Christina Zauhar Anderson, mother Shirley Erickson, Deb and daughter Nicole Zauhar. Contributed Photo
Our Neighbors: Long-time jail administrator is hanging up her keys
December 7, 2013 - 2:44pm
In Our Own Backyard...Hurry up and wait
December 7, 2013 - 2:35pm
Age 92, Donald Long enjoys driving back to Barnum from California each summer to visit high school friends and favorite places. Long attended a total of 12 schools from first through 12th grade, but said he feels very lucky that he got to spend all his high school years in Barnum. Jana Peterson/ jpeterson@pinejournal.com
Barnum alumnus recalls fiery start to World War II
December 7, 2013 - 7:45am
December 6, 2013
Santa's coming Home for the Holidays ... but not the parade
December 6, 2013 - 12:39pm