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March 22, 2019
County Seat Theater wins festival
March 22, 2019 - 11:08am
March 20, 2019
County Seat’s ‘Sweet’ wins at festival
March 20, 2019 - 5:03pm
March 19, 2019
Carlton High School graduate Eric Bergman holds a copy of his first novel, "Addie Braver," which is set in Carlton. Submitted photo
Author sets novel in hometown of Carlton
March 19, 2019 - 4:35am
January 23, 2019
'Harry Potter' selected for regional read-along
January 23, 2019 - 5:51pm
January 16, 2019
The cast of Cloquet High School's one-act play, "The Beat Goes On," includes, front from left: Jonathan Muhvich, Kirsten Papas and Raven Sevilleja; middle: Addie Loeb, Olivia Macaulay, Izzy Roy, MacKenzie Brummer, Payten Schneberger, Lily Goebel, Abby Smithand Abby Johnson; and back: Jonah Bryant-Nikki, Jacob Barto, Evan Streblow, Josh South, Evan McWilliams and Josh Sanders. Submitted photo
Cloquet High School presents 'The Beat Goes On'
January 16, 2019 - 1:02pm
January 7, 2019
John Mann gently spreads a butterfly's wings to demonstrate what it will look like when eventually mounted and framed. (Jamey Malcomb/Pine Journal)
Carlton man uses insect art, education to 'inspire'
January 7, 2019 - 4:29am
December 27, 2018
Gavin LeBlanc (right) polkas with Shirley Tremblay at the Cloquet VFW dance Dec. 15. LeBlanc, who celebrated his 18th birthday there, credits his grandfather with instilling a love for polka in him. Jamey Malcomb / Pine Journal
'Old soul' befriends older generations; celebrates 18th birthday with polka
December 27, 2018 - 3:52am
December 14, 2018
Betty Starkey plays the xylophone during the Cloquet Community Band's concert Monday, Dec. 10, at Evergreen Knoll. (Jamey Malcomb/Pine Journal)
Seniors hear special show
December 14, 2018 - 12:51pm
December 11, 2018
Preston Latour, second row, fifth from left, of Cloquet Middle School, sings in the Lake Superior Youth Choir's Concert Choir. Photo courtesy of Derek Montgomery.
Local kids add voices to Lake Superior Youth Choir
December 11, 2018 - 11:43am
December 10, 2018
Autumn Voices sing during a Christmas concert at Inter-Faith in Carlton on Wednesday, Nov.28. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Autumn Voices, started over 40 years ago, joins local singers
December 10, 2018 - 10:35am
November 14, 2018
Cloquet High School students Sophia Brenner as Esmeralda and Jordan Allen as Quasimodo sing as they overlook the city  of 15th-century Paris during dress rehearsal Monday, Nov. 12. "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is the fall play this year. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
CHS presents 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'
November 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
November 5, 2018
Esko High School presents ‘Get Smart’
November 5, 2018 - 5:17am
September 23, 2018
Christopher Johnson (Joseph Larson) leans in for a sniff test to see if his mother, Ruby Johnson (Jenn Soukkala), has been outside drinking. Jana Peterson /
New play is 'Sweet'
September 23, 2018 - 12:26pm
August 15, 2018
Shawn Cavallo, the lead singer for Manic Drive, of Toronto, gave a high-energy performance. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Wood City Music Festival draws crowds
August 15, 2018 - 5:42pm
July 20, 2018
Holy Hootenanner band member Jeff Gilbertson sells merchandise and greets most folks by name at the Mahtowa Hootenanny. The music was free – a way for the church band to give back to the community. Jana Peterson /
Sweet music in Mahtowa
July 20, 2018 - 3:39pm