Pine Knot News - A hometown newspaper with a local office, local owners & lots of local news

Support Local News. Subscribe Today!

Articles from the February 22, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 37



Obituary: Jeffery Allen Rick

Jeffery Allen Rick, 54, of Cromwell, Minn. and formerly of West Bend, Wis. died at his home due to illness Jan. 30, 2019. He was born Aug. 14, 1964 in Milwaukee to James and Dorothy (Ewert) Rick. Whil... Full story

 

Derailed!

FDL board says railroad not working with tribe Kevin Dupuis didn't mince words Tuesday when talking about the BNSF Railways' response to a derailment of 40 cars carrying coal Saturday on Fond du Lac...

 

Council to investigate two city employees, police complaint

Cloquet city councilors took the first steps Tuesday toward an outside investigation of complaints filed by former Cloquet police chief Wade Lamirande. Lamirande emailed Cloquet city officials, counci...

 

Paul E. Koski

Paul E. Koski, 93, of Chisago City, Minn., formerly of Esko, Minn. passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2019. Paul was a graduate of Cloquet High School, Class of 1943, and a World War II veteran, serving... Full story

 

Sheriff Lake, County Attorney Ketola lead together

When County Coordinator Dennis Genereau asserted that Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake and Carlton County Attorney Lauri Ketola made state history, he was almost right. The two may be the first...

 
 By Mike Creger    News    February 22, 2019

'Blue Zones' pitched in county as way to improve community health

Pine Knot NewsA bad economy may have meant good timing for people in the far southern Minnesota city of Albert Lea. In the depths of the economic downturn that began in 2008, city leaders decided to t...

 

Ice fishing winner has a story to tell

Dan Gorski won the KBM ice fishing tournament Saturday, with the biggest fish and the biggest fish tale. It's a whopper. The story, not the fish, which weighed in at 2.09 pounds. Allegedly, Gorski...

 
 By Ken Ripp MD    News    February 22, 2019

The battle with tobacco and nicotine continues

We had been making steady progress on the battle with tobacco use. It has been a long fight with many victories over the years. Each victory brought our community closer to lowering the use of...

 

STUDENTS of the month

Samuel Gaffney is Student of the Month in the first-grade St. Anthony Class at Queen of Peace Catholic School. Samuel comes into class every morning with a smile on his face, ready to work. He...

 

Prevent Type 2 diabetes

If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you can make changes to improve your health and prevent Type 2 diabetes with a new series of classes being offered at Community Memorial Hospital. The Diabetes Prevention Program will help you reduce your...

 

A love letter from age to age

It was the perfect match for Valentine's Day. The Washington Elementary schoolchildren came bearing roses, valentines, a youngster's open curiosity about the world and the gift of song. They were...

 

Funeral notices

Grace Elaine Ulvi, 92, of Cloquet, Minn. passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 with her loving family by her side. A funeral service was scheduled for Feb. 18 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cloquet. Burial will be in Maple Grove... Full story

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 22, 2019

Cloquet City Hall transfer to county is on track

The county may be taking up residence in Cloquet City Hall before summer comes. “Our goal continues to be a building for County occupancy with little cost to the county taxpayer,” county coordinator Dennis Genereau said at the Carlton County...

 

Ripp races to the last second of high school career

Cloquet Nordic skier Aidan Ripp finished his last state high school meet in a race to the finish against one of his toughest Northland competitors, a final push that saw both skiers end with exactly...

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 22, 2019

Lumberjacks dominate in first playoff game

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team used an age-old recipe to put together a 4-1 victory over Grand Rapids in their Section 7AA hockey quarterfinal matchup Tuesday night in Cloquet. That recipe...

 

Bennett leads Bulldogs over Ogichida

Carlton Bulldog junior forward Alaina Bennett scored 26 points Tuesday to lead all scorers and the Bulldogs to a 76-34 victory over Fond du Lac Ojibwe at the Carlton High School. In a fast-paced...

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 22, 2019

Cloquet powers to win over Hilltoppers

It isn't often that a high school basketball team has three players scoring 20 points or more in a game, but that is exactly what happened in Cloquet's 98-60 win over Duluth Marshall Tuesday night....

 

Reflections from shore

As I drive up London Road I have one goal in mind: to see for myself the villages of fishermen that have ventured gingerly out onto Lake Superior’s rare ice. My social media feed has been taken...

 

The physics of ski jumping

Hello again, we are in a winter wonderland, and I love it. As long as it is winter it might as well snow a little bit. I was going to continue my discussion on peat bogs this week, but my peat guy in...

 

Frozen Forester triathlon offers bonus for flannel

JHardy northern folk are encouraged to participate in the Frozen Forester Winter Triathlon on Saturday, March 2 at Pine Valley Recreation Area in Cloquet. What is a winter triathlon? In this case, it...

 
 By Mike Creger    News    February 22, 2019

With districts locked in, consolidation is out

The exchange of letters in the past six months between the school boards in Carlton and Wrenshall — to find common ground in consolidation talks — reached an icy end this week. Carlton Superintendent Gwen Carman says her district is moving on....

 

FINN news

Well, It's now February, the month of Laskiainen, the Finnish sliding party. And it's almost March, the month of St. Urho, the patron saint of Finland. And it's getting really close to the start of spring .... And, after the winter we've had in the N...

 

Guthrie Theater chooses Cloquet grad, and Cloquet, for first outstate teaching artist

When Cloquet alumnus Alex Goebel heard that the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis was looking to hire its first-ever outstate "teaching artist," he jumped at the opportunity. First of all, the director...

 

Get local at the food fair

The first-ever Carlton County Local Food Fair is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. Carlton County Extension, the Carlton County Food &...

 

Author, poet to speak at Cloquet Senior Center

Barton Sutter, the only author to win the Minnesota Book Award in three different categories, will speak at the Sons of Norway Heimsyn Lodge 1-15 meeting Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Cloquet Senior Center, 1100 Olympic Drive. Sutter will read from his...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020