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Preliminary 2019 budget, tax levy passes
Cloquet man sentenced to 10 years prison for meth
CCHS partners with Smithsonian for exhibit
Highway 33 roundabout nears completion
DNA testing holds up Montano case
Gregg, Eskomos ease by rival Rebels
Johnson, Wrens setting new heights
'Jacks blank Blue Jackets
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Willard A. Jessen
Thomas Allen Crewson
Thais Ann Swierceski
Sue Ann Nelson Roe
Glenn C. Maxham
Slices of Life: A happy place defined
judge's view: Patriotism beyond reproach
LETTER: Thankful to those who helped 'Stuff the Bus'
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept 13 2018
Slices of Life: Anyone relate? Didn't think so
Northland Nature: Baby snapping turtles leave the nest
Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
Birds taking small steps into spring
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
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
Johnna Marie Rostollan
Allen and Dianna Jenkins
Larry & Susan Sell
Warren (Andy) & Sandra (Sandy)
Northland Nature: Baby snapping turtles leave the nest
Talk deer with DNR at Cloquet open house
Bakers' bass bonanza
Cloquet woman wins Tour Divide
August 16, 2018
Editorial: A free press is our protection from tyranny
This is not fake news. The newspaper you are holding in your hands or reading on a screen was produced by respected professionals and trained journalists dedicated to delivering the information we all need with fairness, with balance, and without bias.
August 16, 2018 - 3:29am
May 25, 2018
Congratulations to the Class of 2018 on your graduation from high school. It is an accomplishment. You should be very proud of yourselves, and please know that your community and loved ones are proud of you, too. As you go off to jobs, college, the military, trade school, gallivanting...
May 25, 2018 - 8:08am
March 16, 2018
GUEST COMMENTARY: Are truth and freedom getting flushed away?
President Trump brings new life to the 2,500-year-old words of Sophocles: "How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there is no help in...
March 16, 2018 - 9:40am
February 3, 2018
Guest editorial: Big spending in Carlton schools
In prior meetings, the public offered suggestions about reducing this cost, while decisions could be made in coming years about the future of this very old facility. The school board voted to spend the maximum allowed. On South Terrace, the public suggested testing to determine if...
February 3, 2018 - 7:28am
January 18, 2018
OPINION: thumbs up/thumbs
In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 1964, King said the following: "I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits."
January 18, 2018 - 2:52pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
December 13, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: Cloquet residents need to clean up City Hall
A guest columnist suggests that the stench in Cloquet has returned — this time emanating from City Hall and the Cloquet Police Department. The arbitration record where he gets much of his background information is pasted in after the opinion piece.
December 13, 2017 - 3:21pm
December 11, 2017
Guest Commentary: Response to accusations sheds light, but raises issues
These crimes are nothing new and have been happening in workplaces, in public spaces and in private locations forever. So why all of the attention now?
December 11, 2017 - 2:53pm
November 18, 2017
OUR VIEW: Remembering Judge Yetka
Even after he retired, Yetka continued his legal work, sitting on the bench each Friday at Carlton County Sixth District Court handling hearings on forfeitures, conciliations and other "junk," as he called it. He wanted to keep his mind sharp, and relieve the other judges of some...
November 18, 2017 - 8:37am
October 2, 2017
Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down
Thumbs up to the students and staff at the Cloquet Area Alternative Education Program and their partners in Restorative Practices. They really are changing the world with their circles: teaching kids how to own their mistakes and move on, how to relate to one another and their teachers,...
October 2, 2017 - 3:42pm
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
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 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 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