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One Cloquet gas and convenience store has closed its doors for good, and an entire chain of them will soon change hands.
Schools in Carlton County have requested the county consider an increase in family school support workers, particularly in the area of children’s mental health.
As our Journal proofreader for four years, John Buytaert taught me more about the English language than I'd learned all through high school and four years of college.
The Carlton and Wrenshall school districts have been trying to mitigate wounds lately that have been administered from a number of different blows: open enrollment, diminishing state aid, increasing state mandates, aging facilities and dwindling numbers, to name just a few.
By the time the opening puck was dropped at Friday night's Minnesota Wilderness game, Northwoods Credit Union Arena had already been rockin' and rollin' for well over an hour. That's because the Wilderness games have become as much of an experience as a sporting event.
Two individuals and an entire department have received Carlton County’s highest awards for their contributions to Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Consolidation talks between Wrenshall and Carlton dissolved Monday night, as the desire to retain a school in each community proved to be the dealbreaker.
The second shoe just dropped for a Cloquet investment and insurance adviser who was sentenced in Carlton County Court late last year on charges of insurance fraud and theft by misrepresentation.
When I was a little girl, winter weather gear meant an all-engulfing snowsuit, mittens attached by a string through the arms of my snowsuit, and a giant scarf wrapped around my face. To this day, I will never forget the smell of cold air through wet wool!
In many ways, last Tuesday’s referendum vote on a new middle school for Cloquet was the culmination of years, months and weeks of debate. In other ways, it was just the beginning.