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November 24, 2018
Nora Yardley is all smiles over her new baby sister, Loren. Submitted photo
Little miracle: Esko baby battles heart defects, surgeries
November 24, 2018 - 11:40am
November 19, 2018
Deborah Spears stands near her Cloquet home, where she hopes to construct a Pay It Forward Pantry. Residents experiencing hunger can access food from the pantry without leaving their neighborhood. (Jamey Malcomb/Pine Journal)
Cloquet resident hopes to build neighborhood food pantries
November 19, 2018 - 4:28am
November 5, 2018
Denise Beargrease watches Vera Nelson read a card during her retirement party. Beargrease is married to Nelson’s great-nephew. Steve Kuchera /
Brookston group home aide retires after 51 years
November 5, 2018 - 4:54am
October 28, 2018
Friday's scene in Amanda Agurkis front yard was from a late 1970's musical featuring a foreign exchange student and a "greaser". Jamie Lund/Pine Journa
Barnum resident amuses with skeleton crew
October 28, 2018 - 3:25pm
October 17, 2018
Sammy's Pizza owner earns award
October 17, 2018 - 9:12am
October 12, 2018
Ailie Amanda Costello, 102, of Cromwell died Saturday, Oct. 6. She was one of the last survivors of the 1918 fires. (file / Pine Journal)
One of the last survivors of 1918 fires dies
October 12, 2018 - 6:27am
October 10, 2018
Public invited to Barnum 'AGE to Age' launch
October 10, 2018 - 8:23pm
October 6, 2018
Lorren Lindevig poses for a minute after a Wednesday dance at the VFW in April. Pine Journal file
Polka legend plays last dance
October 6, 2018 - 7:35am
September 30, 2018
Joseph Wrona pauses for a moment next to a pile of bins and boxes piled high in his dining area from his storage closet at Larson Commons. No one showed up to clear the contents of his closet and dry his carpet, so he did it himself. He is waiting for trim ruined by the water from the July 6 fire to be replaced in the closet before the contents can be put back. Jamie Lund / Pine Journal
Larson Commons still recovering after fire
September 30, 2018 - 2:41pm
August 6, 2018
Cloquet native Chris Wood and his rescue dog, Jack, named after the Cloquet Lumberjacks, pose for a recent  photo. Wood began writing a blog in July and is already seeing a large leap in readership. Contributed photo
Through the lens of an officer
August 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
July 30, 2018
Kevein Conley turns his horse inside a square during the Special Olympics at North Country Ride in Esko on Sunday, July 22. The event tests each rider on their skills instead of against other participants. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Ready to ride
July 30, 2018 - 9:16am
July 5, 2018
Walter Roginski leads Faith Youngberg onto the dance "floor" Thursday, June 28, during a 1950s-themed event at New Perspectives Senior Living in Cloquet. Youngberg is an employee and Roginski is a resident as well as an ambassador. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Dance down memory lane
July 5, 2018 - 5:20pm
June 17, 2018
A branch of REACH Mentoring, the group Students Offer Support met with the public June 6 to discuss the needs of area youth. Back, from left: Grace Krueger, Laine Langenbrunner, Mackenzie Bassett, Julie Hill, Gina Misquadace, Aubrey Compo, Cordelia Shaugobay and Allie Radovich; middle: Lilly Westmoreland, Hannah Durfee, Ella Oveson, Dakota KoskiFront Row: Kaylee Anderson, Brianna Demers, Ashley Chard, Annali Johnson and Anne Parish; front: Nemo Johnson. Contributed photo
Teens host community dialogue
June 17, 2018 - 3:18pm
Long-time pen pals Connie Male and Gun-Britt Efraimsson pose with their husbands, Dan Male and Hawken Efraimsson, in Male's back yard. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Long-time pen pals finally meet
June 17, 2018 - 1:07pm
June 4, 2018
The new tiles show the details of service by World War I veterans Oscar Nicholson and Albert Sellgren. Jana Peterson/
Remembering the dead
June 4, 2018 - 8:26pm