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Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition menu: Friday, Nov. 15: Porcupine meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, wax beans, fresh fruit Monday, Nov. 18: California chicken casserole, spinach salad, fruit Tuesday, Nov. 19: Stew, biscuit, cucumber salad, fresh fruit... Full story


Community Events Calendar

Friday, Nov. 15 Retired men’s dart baseball 9 a.m. Fridays, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. All welcome. 879-7048, 879-7274 The Little Mermaid 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15-17. Presented by Cloquet High School Theater.... Full story


Old-style coming to music series in Moose Lake Saturday

Imagine yourself in the heart of Paris sipping coffee and listening to a strolling accordionist. Or at a club in Argentina dancing the tango? Now see yourself sitting at the new Moose Lake School audi... Full story


A day to honor veterans, the flag and more

The folks at Aspen Arms celebrated Veterans Day with a visit from members of the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard, who conducted formal ceremonies and later joined many of the veterans and residents who l... Full story


No overnight parking during winter in Cloquet, Scanlon

It’s that time of year again — with winter comes “winter parking” in Cloquet and Scanlon, which means no vehicles are allowed to be parked on the streets, alleys, boulevards, sidewalks or public grounds overnight from Nov. 1 through March 31....


OUR VIEW: Please be safe out there

Firearms deer season starts this weekend, and it’s a Big Deal to many of us hunters. The camaraderie, tradition, and sport of deer hunting is a Minnesota institution. It’s often a family affair, with many children accompanying their parents on hu...


Moose Lake hospital lines up with Essentia

In August, the Mercy Hospital board of directors voted unanimously to request proposals to partner with a larger health care system. On Tuesday, leaders from Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake and Essentia Health announced plans for a formal partnership.... Full story


This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week. Nov. 1 1849 The legislature establishes funding for the territory’s public schools. By decree of the Northwest Ordinance, one section in each township had been set aside to support a... Full story


Opera comes to school

Churchill Elementary School students are captivated by soprano Siena Forest as she performs in "Cinderella" with the Little Opera of the North program Oct. 24. The traveling show aims to introduce... Full story


Deadly force deemed 'justified' in shooting

Following an investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), a shooting by a Carlton County deputy while executing a warrant in July was deemed “necessary, justified and authorized by law” by the Carlton County attorney’s... Full story


Our View: It's simple, Subscribe and we thrive

There’s no free lunch. But there is this one free issue of the Pine Knot News. You’re receiving this paper in your mailbox this week because we want you to subscribe. Those of us at the Pine Knot News started a new local newspaper — by... Full story


Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Uriah Wilkinson

Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Uriah Wilkinson PKN: Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. Wilkinson: I have been a resident of Cloquet (with my five children) for... Full story


Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Chris Swanson

Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Chris Swanson PKN: Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. Swanson: I grew up and lived in this area of Cloquet most of my life. I've... Full story


Letters: High taxes across county are hurting homeowners

The financial stress that is being put on individuals and families by our elected officials in the form of new taxes each year must be looked at very seriously because of how the continual increases are affecting people’s lives. The population of... Full story


Obituaries: Gereldene Phyllis Bakken

Gereldene “Geri” Phyllis Bakken was the third of six children born to Erick and Grace Schultz on Nov. 3, 1924, in Willow City, North Dakota. In 1941, at the age of 17, she went to Washington,... Full story


Obituaries: June Alvina Haedt

June A. Haedt, 89, of Duluth passed away Oct. 19, 2019, at Viewcrest Health Center. She was born June 17, 1930, in Duluth to Martin and Eleanor (McDonald) Baumgartner. June graduated from Denfeld High... Full story


Obituaries: Janith Lee Wadman

Janith Lee Wadman, 87, passed away surrounded by family Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. Janith was born Oct. 7, 1932, to Harry and Reva (Dunton) Carlson in Waite Park. She... Full story


Obituaries: Virgil Louis Swing

Virgil Louis Swing, 81, a 1956 Cloquet High School graduate and a retired Duluth newspaper editor, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. He was born in... Full story


Obituaries: Jace Cody Telega

Jace Cody Telega, 5, of Superior, Wisconsin passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, with loving family by his side. Jace was a very kind, sweet boy whose smile would melt anyone’s heart. He was adored by so many. He was also quite the character, whose... Full story


Funeral notices

Genevieve A. Laubach, 93, formerly of Wrenshall, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Essentia-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Oct. 30 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Carlton. Interment in St.... Full story


Jessica Lange connects with her way home

Words are sparse in Cloquet native Jessica Lange's latest book of photography, simply titled "Highway 61" and featuring photographs taken along the highway from the North Shore to New Orleans. "I... Full story


Guest Columnist: Off the beaten road comes revelations

Before the dawn of the Interstate Highway System, the federal government invested in paved roads that traversed the continental United States, coast to coast, north to south. Some of these roads -... Full story


'Little Mermaid' tickets on sale

Tickets for the upcoming performance of “The Little Mermaid” at Cloquet High School are available online starting today The musical adaptation, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story of a mermaid who falls in love with a prince, also... Full story


This week in prep sports

Volleyball Section 7A Carlton High School was set to play Ely Wednesday night. If Carlton keeps winning, they would play the winner of Greenway vs. Floodwood the same night in a Section 7A championship game at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Hibbing’s...


Library to host groundbreaking

Cloquet library to host groundbreaking ceremonyThe Cloquet Public Library will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new $2.14 million addition at 320 14th Street at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8. There will be a program with speakers starting at 3:30...


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