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Board debates academic standards for sports, activities
Cloquet school district seeks resident input
Board hears Enbridge concerns, approves transfer rate hikes
Wilkinson remembers the constant noise of Vietnam
Carlton County Court Report: October 9, 2017
CEC girls focus on teaching, rebuilding youthful team
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Cloquet crushes Packers to advance to state championship game Friday
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Rebels run out of steam against Arrows
Storm surge overwhelms Cardinals
CEC's Suominen, relay team swim to state meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Esther Mildred Kusch
Frances Dorraine Backa
Raymond H. Dolan, Jr.
Kenneth Clyde Beise
Guest Commentary: Honoring those who serve
OUR VIEW: Remembering Judge Yetka
The Rural-Urban Connection: Why industrial arts matter
To the editor: Police chief appointment is positive move
Wright-Cromwell News: Nov 9 2017
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
Doug & Ginny Olson
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Annual River Run races promote fitness and fun ... and the scenery is pretty good too
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
It’s time to fall in love with autumn again
Runners go with the flow at annual River Run
Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County
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
May 5, 2017
OUR VIEW: The watchdog role of the press is vital to a healthy democracy, so is civil public debate
Since that March 16 meeting, we've gotten to watch democracy in action. It's been exciting, and it's been messy.
May 5, 2017 - 9:27pm
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
January 7, 2017
FROM THE EDITOR: Make the world a better place — read the newspaper
They can create fake news and dupe thousands. How do you know what is real and what is not real online when you can find a website to support whatever version of the “facts” people have chosen to believe?
January 7, 2017 - 10:02am
December 23, 2016
Rather we applaud all those like Dave Johnson, the volunteers and the businesses who donate to the annual Cloquet Area Community Christmas Day Dinner and all the Salvation Army bell ringers out in the cold and the people who fill their kettles and 10-year-old Peyton Koskela (see Page...
December 23, 2016 - 1:59pm
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 24, 2016
When you're tempted to get up from the table early this Thanksgiving Day to drive somewhere else to go shopping on Black Friday, or if you've decided to log on and do all of your shopping online this holiday season, take a moment to remember your friends just down the street and consider...
November 24, 2016 - 5:47am