Library Board members were handed a large task in the autumn of 1895. They were to establish a public library for the residents of Cloquet, find a place to house...
It was the cruise of a lifetime, but one without any lounging or poolside cocktails. Billie Waugh, a fifth-grade teacher at South Terrace Elementary School in Carlton, was one of...
The recently reorganized Esko Sports Alliance has hit the deck running with back-to-back events on September’s second weekend. The busy schedule begins Friday, Sept. 11, when Esko’s 1975 state football...
Off-duty Cloquet Police Officer Mark Laine was driving between 84 and 91 mph in a 40 mph zone when his pickup truck collided head-on with an SUV on Highway 33 in Cloquet on March 5. The Minnesota State Patrol released its report on the accident last Wednesday (after the Pine Journal went to press) saying speed and alcohol were the major factors in the accident that occurred just after 11 p.m. in an area of the highway with no median.
Students at Queen of Peace School in Cloquet partnered with UPS to collect items for the CHUM shelter and residents of the Steve O'Neil apartments in Duluth on Friday, March 27.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office was still searching on Tuesday afternoon for a suspect in the aggravated robbery of the Sawyer Store on Highway 210 in Sawyer on Monday night.
Two teenage boys stole a car from the Walgreen’s parking lot and picked up a third friend before driving to Duluth and back to Cloquet, where they subsequently wrecked and totaled the car on Feb. 20.
At least two recent deaths in the Northland are believed to have been caused by opioid overdoses, and authorities are investigating at least a half dozen other recent medical emergencies that could be drug-related.
The field of possible candidates for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed to 30. A selection panel of 24 community leaders chose the semifinalists from an initial field of 123 candidates from across the state.
The County Seat Theater Company will open its 2015 season with “Old Jake’s Skirts,” a tale filled with gentle humor, both homespun and heartwarming.