Andee Erickson has been a reporter with the Pine Journal since November 2018. She studied journalism and geography at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, while working at the Leader-Telegram newspaper on weekends. She graduated in 2018. Erickson's from southern Minnesota, but started viewing the north as home after interning for the Duluth News Tribune in the summer of 2017.
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People with opioid use disorder can start receiving medication-assisted treatment paired with psychiatric services out of Cloquet's Community Memorial Hospital starting in March.
The Carlton School Board agreed on its first step in responding to the most recent letter in a series of notes with Wrenshall School District that started with a request from Carlton to re-enter discussions on the possibility of consolidation.
Carlton School Board swore in new board members Ann Gustafson and Jeremy “Sam” Ojibway at a special meeting Thursday, Jan. 10, along with Susan Karp, who is starting her second term.
A Wrenshall High School construction class completed building a warming hut this week, per the city's request. Plans were for it to be open today after the city transports the structure from the school to the ice rink.
After 2 1/2 years of fundraising on behalf of the Carlton VFW Post 2962 and Auxiliary, and the help of a $5,000 grant from Enbridge, the Carlton VFW now has an accessibility lift so folks can reach the basement who otherwise couldn't.
If Jodi Carlson of Cloquet finds a lost dog, she'll invite the missing pet into her home while she tries to track down the animal's guardian.
Two groups of students in a Cromwell-Wright High School engineering and design class each had to build a boat that floats while holding two students.
The morning after a crew of residents surprised the Fowler family of Sturgeon Lake by carrying gifts and a wish to make them feel held during hard times, Stephanie Fowler woke up feeling rested for the first time since October.
Hasty Brook, located in the northeast corner of Carlton County and part of the Grand Rapids Watershed, was recently added to the impaired waters list for high levels of E. coli.
The proposed revisions from the Fond du Lac Environmental Program Office of Water Protection sets specific thresholds in nine lakes for total amounts of phosphorus, nitrogen and chlorophyll – too much of which can harm fish habitats.