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Obituaries: Douglas John Plante

Douglas John Plante, 59, of Cloquet, with care and grace, ended his battle with cancer on Oct. 16, 2021. Doug was born on Sept. 27,1962, in Dayton, Ohio to Kenneth and Sharon (Thompson) Plante. Doug... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    October 22, 2021 

Where were you during '91 blizzard?

The Pine Knot News is wondering about our readers’ experiences when it comes to the most infamous of storms in modern Minnesota history: the 1991 Halloween blizzard. While Carlton County didn’t get hit as hard as Duluth or parts of southern... Full story

 

Covid cases still on the rise

Numbers of cases and deaths continue to rise in Carlton County with 23 cases on Oct. 18 and a seven-day average of 20. Overall, the county continues at a heightened infection rate, but case numbers fluctuate daily. On Oct. 8, 40 new cases were... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    October 22, 2021 

Driver dead after semi crash

A semi-truck driver was pronounced dead at the scene after his truck rolled into a ditch on Highway 210 just after 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15. According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, 49-year-old Dallas Clinton McCloud of Baudette, Minnesota, was... Full story

 

Pumpkin run returns Saturday

After holding the event virtually last year, the popular Pumpkin 5K Run & Walk starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. Certified and validated by USA Track... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    October 22, 2021 

New surgery center coming

St. Luke’s and Gateway Clinic are partnering on a multi-million dollar project that will bring more healthcare resources to people who live in the Moose Lake area. On Wednesday, the two groups announced a partnership to build Northern Lakes...

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    October 22, 2021 

Lake Country Power seeks Community Award applications

Lake Country Power is seeking applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award. Any nonprofit organization that has helped make northern Minnesota a better place to live and work through its community service is eligible for the $500 cash... Full story

 

Our View: Speak up on schools, Carlton residents

It’s not a done deal. That was the rally cry from Carlton school board members Monday night when it comes to the possible closure of the district’s high school and the continuing talks about a tuition agreement allowing ninth- through 12th-grader...

 

Obituaries: Dorothy Jean (Gulbrandson) Carlson

Dorothy Jean (Gulbrandson) Carlson, 90, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Dorothy was born Oct. 23, 1930, to Harold and Sybil (McCulloch) Gulbrandson in Cloquet. She graduated from Cloquet High... Full story

 

Obituaries: Brandon Allen Blacketter

Brandon Allen Blacketter, 24, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. He was born March 5, 1997, to Brad “Raff” and Melanie “Mel” (Rabideaux) Blacketter in Cloquet. Brandon graduated... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Sports    October 22, 2021 

The Ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, Oct. 14 Volleyball Wrenshall-3 Two Harbors-0 Duluth East-3 Esko-0 Grand Rapids-3 Cloquet-0 Barnum-3 Cherry-1 Cromwell-Wright-3 Bigfork-0 South Ridge-3 McGregor-0 Boys soccer CEC-2 Grand Rapids-0 Girls soccer Cloquet-Carlton-2 Duluth... Full story

 

Field notes: Deer season looks fairly normal

Nearly half a million firearms deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season, which opens Nov. 6. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wildlife managers report favorable weather so far this year, and good opportunities to harvest d... Full story

 

Theater has second take on outdoor spookiness

Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic drove the County Seat Theater Company's annual Halloween show outdoors. With rave reviews, the theater will offer a parking lot show again this year. The Halloween... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Sports    October 22, 2021 

Sports Schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 26 Girls swimming CEC at Lincoln Park Middle School, 5 p.m. Oct. 26, Oct. 30, Nov. 4-5 Football Sections TBD Oct. 26-28, Nov. 3-6 Soccer Boys and girls Class AA state tournament Thursday, Oct. 28 cross Country Section 7A and 7AA meets... Full story

 

Area Haunts this Halloween Season

Haunted Hawthorne This 10-minute walk-through maze at 827 Hawthorne St. in Cloquet returns for another year. There’s candy at the end and you can buy a $5 raffle ticket to win a T-shirt. It’s free, and donations are accepted. Do the haunt 7-10...

 

Church Services

Bethel Lutheran Church 1012 29th St., Scanlon 218-879-9723 Facebook: @BethelLutheranChurchScanlon Sunday Service 9 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship Quilting 9am-2pm Wednesdays with coffee & potluck Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church Pastor... Full story

 

Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition menu: Friday, Oct. 22 Chicken noodle soup, egg salad sandwich, juice, fruit Sat-Sun, Oct. 23-24 Frozen meals available Monday, Oct. 25 California chicken casserole, salad, pudding w/topping Tuesday, Oct. 26 Stew, fresh... Full story

 

Community Events Calendar

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 Trash, Treasure, Craft & Bake Sale 8 a.m.-12 p.m., also 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Barnum Senior Center, 3794 Main St., Barnum. Proceeds toward building fund. Bee Calm naturalist-led... Full story

 

Former coach pleads guilty

A former Barnum girls basketball coach pleaded guilty Friday to having sex with a player. Andrew Palmer, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Two other third-degree counts will be dismissed as part of the plea...

 

Mother pleads guilty in crash

Misty Louise Mattinas, 27, pleaded guilty Friday to one felony count of criminal vehicular homicide, with alcohol concentration .08 or more, in Sixth District Carlton County Court. Two other felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide, six felony...

 

I-35 closures go to end of October

Lane closures that began this week on southbound and northbound Interstate 35 at the Moose Horn River between Moose Lake and Barnum are expected to last until the end of the month. The left lane in both directions is closed for pier work underneath...

 

Clinic coordinator honored nationally

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa clinic coordinator Chris Davis has earned national recognition- the Outstanding Service Award, presented by the National Indian Health Board at a ceremony...

 

Performance and class is Saturday

As part of West End Flourish events, enjoy and participate in a unique class and pop-up performance art event 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at Dunlap Park. Organizer Kim Buskala said the first 30 participants will receive a journal made by Northern...

 

Obituary: Norma Winnifred (Groves) Andrew

Norma Winnifred (Groves) Andrew, 97, passed away in Phoenix on Aug. 31, 2021. Born June 1, 1924, to parents Arthur William Henry Groves and Winnifred Edith (Brown) Groves of Orillia, Ontario, Canada,... Full story

 

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