Pine Journal staff
For 49 years, rock lovers have headed to Moose Lake to celebrate Agate Days, hosted by the Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club and co-sponsored by the Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. The Clark-Olsen Agate Stampede is at 3 p.m. Saturday. Four hundred pounds of agates and $400 in quarters are added to dump trucks full of gravel and dumped down two blocks of downtown for a “wild scramble of finders keepers.”
There will be a free hootenanny from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 14, on the lawn in front of Salem’s Mahtowa Hall. Music kicks off at noon with a new band or performer every hour, ending with the Holy Hootenanners at 8 p.m. Other bands include Langertsons, Mama’s Stolen Horses, Nathan Frazer and the AM Band, Billy Southern, Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Jacob Mahon and Brass Messengers.
The fifth annual Cloquet Color Run is Saturday, July 14, at Pine Valley in Cloquet. Check-in and race-day registration is Saturday at 7:30 a.m and the race starts at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers pass checkpoints staffed by volunteers throwing colored cornstarch in the air, so runners come out of the race wearing a rainbow of colors everywhere.
According to the press release, Johnathon Gregory Maio, 33, was arrested during a methamphetamine investigation by the Cloquet Police Department and Fond du Lac Police Department.
Minnesota will kick off another political season with both the Republican and DFL party caucuses tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 6. Read this story to find out where you can go to take part in this local grassroots political event.
There are several special meals planned in different Carlton County communities, along with a visit from a U.S. Senator and even a sing-along featuring tunes from the good ol' days. Keep reading to find out more:
To celebrate this special occasion, the theater group will host a free community event Saturday, Sept. 9, featuring a free community picnic and open house from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by a free concert by the Northeast Timberland Band starting at 7 p.m.
"We've been in the gym for two weeks, but because of spring break we've had only one week with the full team," Tondryk said. "We have a lot of work to do before our first game in two weeks."
Last weekend the Cloquet theater's production of "The Mad Tea Party" finished with a third place (Second Alternate) finish this year, with individual awards for Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble, Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for Jenn Soukkala and Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Design for director Joel Soukkala.
An 11-year-old girl was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Carlton Road in Cloquet today, near the intersection of Minnesota Highway 45.