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 By Pine Knot News    Culture    May 20, 2022 

Indigenous grants help with cultural projects

The Northland Foundation recently awarded seven Maada’ookiing grants. The Maada’ookiing board met in March to review and approve awards. Maada’ookiing (“the distribution” in Ojibwe) is a Northland Foundation program to strengthen relationsh...

 
 By Pine Knot News    Sports    May 20, 2022 

Carlton, Wrenshall talk sports co-op

The Wrenshall and Carlton school districts are continuing talks about a cooperative agreement when it comes to sports, something similar to the longtime agreement between the Moose Lake and Willow River district in the southern part of Carlton...

 
 By Pine Knot News    Sports    May 20, 2022 

Kuhlman makes U.S. team

Former Lumberjack, Bulldog and current member of the National Hockey League’s Seattle Kraken Karson Kuhlman has been named to the 2022 U.S. Men’s World Championship roster, the University of Minnesota Duluth reported. The Esko native competed... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    May 20, 2022 

Church Services

Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish Rev. Debra L. Hanson-Carlson bethanybethlehem.org Bethlehem Lutheran Church Hwy 210 & Third St., Wright 218-357-2593 [email protected] Worship: 9:00 a.m. Bethany Lutheran Church 5660 Hwy 210, Cromwell... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    May 20, 2022 

Community Events Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 19 Cloquet American Legion Auxiliary burger/coney fundraiser 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW parking lot. All proceeds to local veterans programs. FRIDAY, MAY 20 Ping pong and air hockey 4-5 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library. Carlton VFW Post... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    May 20, 2022 

Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition Menu for May 20-27 Friday, May 20 Lasagna, fresh fruit Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22 Frozen meals available Monday, May 23 Special of the Day Tuesday, May 24 Pork loin dinner, pudding with topping Wednesday, May 25... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    May 13, 2022

No Mow May Is Here

Carlton County commissioners voted last month to support a "No Mow May" to help bees and other pollinators, as they are struggling with habitat loss, neonicotinoid use, pathogens and parasites. By...

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    May 13, 2022

New Essentia clinic readied for Cloquet debut

Essentia Health will open its new Cloquet clinic and urgent care on May 16 at 1413 Highway 33 South, across from Bergquist Imports and south of the credit union. "We know that there is an unmet need...

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    May 13, 2022

New Wine presents new musical

New Wine is back and better than ever, with 7 p.m. performances of "Bright Star" running nightly (beginning Wednesday) through Sunday, May 15 at Zion Lutheran Church. Featuring a toe-tapping... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    May 13, 2022

Flood warning issued for St. Louis River at Scanlon

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a flood warning for the St. Louis River at Scanon until 1 p.m. Wednesday. Moderate flooding is forecast. At 10.5 feet, minor flooding occurs near... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    COVID-19    May 6, 2022

Covid cases trending up, but less severe

Covid-19 case counts are trending up in the state and region after a month of respite. Hospitalizations are also on the rise, but the cases seen are less severe, said Rick Breuer, CEO of Cloquet’s Community Memorial Hospital. More people are being... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    May 6, 2022

Chamber banquet celebrates its members

The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce feted its own, at the group's annual banquet Thursday at the Black Bear Casino Resort. A crowd of at least 180 members gathered for a social hour, dinner,...

 

Back on a varsity field, Cards get a historic win

Cromwell-Wright had to wait 12 years between varsity baseball wins, but that's in the past, after the Cardinals defeated Carlton 3-1 on the road Tuesday, April 26, at Chub Lake. Varsity baseball... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 29, 2022

It's the great tree giveaway, 2.0

Last year Pine Knot News staff celebrated being recognized as the most outstanding weekly newspaper in the Land of 10,000 Lakes by giving away 10,000 tree seedlings. In January, the Minnesota... Full story

 

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up Bravo to Nathan Barta. He’s the Esko High School senior who took the time to come up with a plan for more equal county commissioner districts and then presented it to commissioners earlier this month. Wow. How many teenagers even bother... Full story

 

Playoffs: Wilderness keep season alive with Game 3 win

A common phrase in sports is “Good play creates good bounces”. The Minnesota Wilderness took advantage of that philosophy Friday night with its first two goals off lucky bounces, and carried that momentum for a 4-1 victory over the Fairbanks Ice... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 22, 2022

Earth Day events are planned

Those looking to celebrate Earth Day in the community have at least two options in Cloquet this weekend and next. The Cloquet Public Library will host an Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to noon... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 22, 2022

Hitchhiking kittens are rescued

Three kittens are safe and sound thanks to an alert RV owner and Cloquet firefighters, police officers and an animal rescue volunteer who all came to the rescue. On April 12, a camper owner heard...

 

Kuhlman+Kraken=Score

Former Cloquet-Esko-Carlton hockey player Karson Kuhlman picked up his first goal for his new team, the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League, on April 9. Kuhlman was picked up in January,... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 22, 2022

Cloquet Honor Roll

Cloquet High School Quarter 3 A HONOR ROLL Grade 9 Rizal Agaton-Howes Gage Allen Diamond Allen-Lovejoy Owen Anderson Ahnna Bader William Bauer Johanna Bernu Sarah Blais Joshua Bleskacek Ellise Boyd-Affias Kaia Boyd-Affias Sofia Breuer Madison... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 22, 2022

Cloquet '92 grad wins national teaching award

Lynn (Jones) Prosen, a 1992 Cloquet graduate, was awarded the 2022 National Science Teaching Association’s Corteva Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award. The award recognizes excellence... Full story

 
 By Pine Knot News    News    April 22, 2022

Details on shooting emerge; Esko man is charged

The case of an injured Wrenshall man found trying to flag down cars April 10 on northbound Interstate 35 between Midway Road and the Proctor exit turns out to be related to a drug deal that never transpired, the criminal complaint states. The...

 

Science fair students dazzle at state

A total of 19 Cloquet students, along with research mentors Dr. Cynthia Welsh and William Bauer, attended the Minnesota State Science & Engineering Fair earlier this month. The event was held... Full story

 

Mesabi Symphony returns to Moose Lake

Since the Mesabi Symphony Orchestra first performed in Moose Lake in 2018, residents have been asking: “When can we get them back?” The answer is April 24. The orchestra will perform as part of th... Full story

 

History mystery

Lane Johnson, a researcher at the Cloquet Forestry Center, knows a needle in the haystack when he sees one. "I have a photo mystery I wonder if your readers might be able to solve." He's looking for... Full story

 

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