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 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    July 10, 2020 

This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week. July 11 1999 Duluth’s state representative Willard Munger dies of liver cancer at age 88. He had served in the Minnesota House since 1955 and was known as Mr. Environment for his reputation...

 

It makes sense that Wrong Days go uninterrupted

While many other summer festivities have gone by the wayside during the coronavirus pandemic, the folks in Wright will hold the small town's trademark celebration July 17-20. This year's festivities... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    COVID-19    July 10, 2020 

Confirmed county cases at 88

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Carlton County reached 88 on Wednesday, July 8, an increase of five cases in a week, versus an increase of five cases over the previous three weeks. There... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

2 killed in ATV crashes

ATV accidents on July Fourth killed a woman in Barnum Township and a man in Holyoke township. Tricia Jean Lanthier, 47, of Proctor, died of injuries received in the Barnum Township crash, which was likely caused by limited visibility from excessive...

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

State insulin emergency program is launched

The Minnesota Insulin Safety Net Program launched July 1, and will allow Minnesotans in urgent need of insulin (less than a seven-day supply on hand) to access the life-saving drug through their pharmacy. The Insulin Safety Net Program is made up of...

 

NorthEastern has big sale Saturday

The NorthEastern Hotel and Saloon will hold its annual Nordlager Club sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, on the grounds of the historic hotel and drinking establishment on Dunlap Island (115 St. Louis Ave.) Cloquet. Look for the 40-foot-tall... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

More county offices open

All Carlton County governmental offices are now open to the public again, although there are numerous restrictions in place to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All Carlton County offices at the Courthouse, including the assessor and auditor... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

County board live feed is popular

The Carlton County Board has livestreamed its last three meetings and people are tuning in online in larger numbers than normally attend the regular county board meetings. According to the latest online county newsletter, the livestream feature has...

 
 By Pine Knot News    Opinion    July 10, 2020 

Our View: Do public a favor and wear a mask

The film“Jaws” is a cinematic marvel based on the bestselling book by Peter Benchley. It became a blockbuster summer movie, a classic thriller and it settled Steven Spielberg as one of the industry’s great movie directors. The hit came out in...

 

Obituaries: M. Margaret Schmidt

M. Margaret Schmidt, 94, of Mahtowa passed away July 6, 2020. She was born June 1, 1926, in Aitkin to Herman and Anna (Hofer) Voller. Margaret graduated from Aitkin High School in 1945. On July 4,... Full story

 

Obituaries: Audrey Monianne O. Rimolde

Audrey M. Rimolde, 83, of Wrenshall passed away March 21, 2020. She was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Duluth, the daughter of John and Mildred (Wilcox) Ostman. Audrey enjoyed going to rummage sales, working... Full story

 

Obituaries: Lloyd C. Schmitz

Lloyd C. Schmitz, 83, of Carlton passed away July 3, 2020, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. He was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Twin Lakes Township, Carlton County, the son of Conrad and Erna... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Carlton County board candidate: Marci Moreland

Q What in your personal background, characteristics and qualifications makes you good for this job? A I worked for Carlton County for 39-plus years, the last eight years as Carlton County Assessor.... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Carlton County board candidate: Gary Peterson

Q What in your personal background, characteristics and qualifications makes you good for this job? A I was born and raised on a Carlton County farm where my parents instilled in me the value of hard... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Carlton County board candidate: Alex French

Q What in your personal background, characteristics and qualifications makes you good for this job? A Working as an accountant at Alaspa and Murray provides the opportunity to work with a variety of... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Cloquet city council candidate: Dennis Painter

Q What in your personal background, characteristics and qualifications makes you good for this job? A I am a hard working, honest individual that is running for the position of city councilor to... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Cloquet city council candidate: Lyz Jaakola

Q What in your personal background, characteristics and qualifications makes you good for this job? A I am an upstanding citizen of the reservation, city, county, state, country and tribe. I work to... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    People    July 10, 2020 

Cloquet city council candidate: Dave Hallback

Former Cloquet mayor (2014-18) Dave Hallback did not respond to several efforts by Pine Knot News to reach him over the past two weeks.... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

Absentee and mail-in ballots offer social distancing option

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten the health of people locally and across the country, Carlton County acting auditor/treasurer Kathy Kortuem said both the county and the secretary of state are encouraging people to vote by using... Full story

 

Cloquet library hire is getting the word out

Cloquet's newest librarian, Courtney Dietsche, started her job May 18 when the public library was closed to the public in response to the coronavirus pandemic and knee deep in a construction project....

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    July 10, 2020 

Virtual voice lessons lead to outdoor recital

After spending the last quarter of the spring giving virtual voice lessons, Hamre School of Voice held its classical spring recital on the grounds of the historic Scott House south of Carlton on June 13. It was the first time in 19 years that... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    COVID-19    July 10, 2020 

A primer on facemasks

Matt Mikus and Britta Greene MPR News Gov. Tim Walz told reporters last week that a statewide order requiring all people to wear masks while in public was "on the table" as Minnesota officials weigh... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    July 10, 2020 

Community Events Calendar

The Aug. 14-15 Cloquet High School Class of 1965 reunion has been canceled. Questions, call or text 218-390-8893. Saturday, July 11 Nordlager Club sale 7 a.m.-2 p.m., NorthEastern Hotel, 115 St. Louis Ave., Cloquet. Beer clocks, signs, cans and more... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    July 10, 2020 

Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition Menu Friday, July 10 Hamloaf or alternate, strawberry shortcake Saturday & Sunday, July 11-12 Frozen meals available Monday, July 13 Chicken parmesan with spaghetti, fresh fruit Tuesday, July 14 Chef salad, yogurt... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    July 10, 2020 

Church Services

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Pastor Chris Hill, Pastor Karen Linne 615 12th St., Cloquet 218-879-1535 [email protected] oursaviorscloquet.org 9:30 a.m. Sunday online worship on YouTube via oursaviorscloquet.org St. Paul’s Evangelical... Full story

 

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