The annual All-Star game showcases outstanding senior players from the 2017 Minnesota High School season. The game will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium, with kickoff at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Zayde Smith led the scoring attack from the serving line, going a perfect 22-for-22 and notching eight ace serves for the Cardinals, who faced No. 4 South Ridge Wednesday evening as this edition of the Pine Journal went to press.
This free community paddling event is free to anyone, 12 or older (with adult). Attendees at this event will have a chance to hone their paddling skills while also experiencing the unique beauty of the St. Louis River. Meet at 2 p.m. at the UMD Outpost/National Kayak and Canoe Center next to the Thomson Dam in Carlton.
> Boutang and the members of the committee working to commemorate the 1918 Fires are looking for submissions of poetry and short prose depicting people and events surrounding the fires from individuals who have a personal connection or interest in this chapter of Minnesota history. They seek writing that combines creativity with historical inquiry, producing an original work based on research and personal narration.
Although the Voyageur used to stand along the river on the opposite side of Dunlap Island — in the aptly named Voyageur Park — he is now much more visible to drivers crossing the Highway 33 bridge over the St. Louis River.
>Founded in 1982, the Minnesota Voyageur 50 Mile Trail Ultramarathon is one of the oldest trail ultras in the nation. The race follows a rugged, varied, out-and-back course that takes runners on a journey from Carlton through Jay Cooke State Park before heading northeast over difficult, rough woodland trails to Duluth and back
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"We are so excited to have an amazing group like this performing in Cloquet," said Soukkala. Nearly half of the tickets are already sold for this event, so reserve early by calling the box office.
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Cloquet's No. 28 became quite famous as a steam dinosaur surviving through the dawn of the diesel age. Her stacks smoked until 1964, but she wasn't done yet. The engine was used on several popular "End of Steam" excursions and rail fans from across the country came to Cloquet to watch the engine in service. Its last duties in Cloquet also included acting as a back-up boiler to heat the engine house on Dunlap Island.