Articles from the June 18, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Korby    Sports    June 18, 2021

State Champs

In what will go down in state golf history as one of the most memorable, dramatic individual finishes in high school play, Sam Baker won the Class AA State Boys Golf Championship Wednesday. Add to all... Full story


Court affirms Line 3 approvals based on oil demand

The Minnesota Court of Appeals handed a major victory to Enbridge Energy this week, affirming state utility regulators’ approval of the Canadian company’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project. A three-judge panel ruled 2 to 1 that there is sub...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 18, 2021

City will study franchise fees to fund roads

Cloquet city councilors gave the go-ahead to city staff Tuesday to look into charging franchise fees to utility companies as a way to raise money to pay for street and infrastructure improvements. Cit...


A Senior Day

On Tuesday, Cloquet set aside time to celebrate its senior citizens with free treats and prizes, music, food, shopping, shared knowledge and a glorious day at the park. Nearly 40 different vendors... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 18, 2021

Board sets annual budget for next year

While it’s never an exact science when setting a budget nearly three months before students enter buildings for a new school year, the Cloquet school board approved numbers it was presented with at its regular meeting Monday night. The total o...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 18, 2021

Budget approved despite mysteries

Esko school board members approved a budget Monday for the next school year that superintendent Aaron Fischer referred to as somewhat “mythical.” That’s because the budget was created without knowl...


Officials celebrate start of waterline

After two decades of effort, Twin Lakes Township will get its waterline, with clean healthy water and plenty of it. Local officials, waterline constructors and political dignitaries gathered June 10...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 18, 2021

Salvage yard fire draws a crowd

Firefighters responded to a call from Mark's Salvage and Recycling at 8089 Highway 2 in Saginaw Tuesday afternoon, after it was reported the business was on fire. Signs on the property indicate the bu...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 18, 2021

Apartment fire injures one; safety issues arise

A fire Sunday morning at Larson Commons senior apartments in Cloquet left one woman with severe injuries and her apartment damaged. It also raised questions about what would happen in case of a...

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 18, 2021

Marathon will snarl traffic

This weekend’s Grandma’s Marathon events will cause delays for traffic headed to Duluth and the North Shore. On Saturday an Interstate 35 and Highway 61 detour is in place in Duluth to accommodate the morning marathon. The traditional detour rou...

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 18, 2021

Microchipping clinic is June 27

Northern Lakes Rescue, the Cloquet Police Department and the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office are partnering to offer free pet microchipping to Carlton County residents on June 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Veterans Park in Cloquet. The walk-up event i...


Our View: Let the fireworks soar after year off

As we predicted at the end of 2020, this year we’ll celebrate the Fourth of July as a normal event with a parade, sporting activities, and fireworks. Well, almost normal. Uncertainty of the pandemic’s effects by midsummer have affected planning for... Full story


Harry's Gang: Body cameras provide truth that can't be varnished over

A picture is worth a thousand words, it's said, and I agree. This article is about more than half that, and there's no way I can adequately explain how beautiful my mother is, even if you read to the... Full story


Letter to the editor: Watch how things are defined in St. Paul

While watching Minnesota’s legislative committee and floor sessions, some debate arose in my mind about the discussions. One surrounded small businesses. As legislators are drafting legislation, it is important for the public to know what the ...


Letter to the editor: Events are back, enjoy them

I find it interesting, and maybe fun, to reflect on just what the world is like now, after the heart of the pandemic seems to be over and daily life gets back on track. With pandemic restrictions easing, hopefully we can return to enjoying the...


Obituaries: Kenneth L. DeFoe Jr.

Kenneth L. DeFoe Jr., "Niizhoo Gwaanabe," 57, passed away with his family by his side June 14, 2021, at Miller Dwan Medical Center in Duluth. He was born Nov. 17, 1963, in Cloquet to Kenneth L. DeFoe... Full story


Obituaries: Margaret Alexander

Margaret Alexander, 86, of Keowee Key, South Carolina, passed away at her home Oct. 19, 2020. Born in Cloquet, she was the daughter of Floyd and Mildred Nelson, and wife of the late Robert George... Full story


Obituaries: Sheila Cartwright

Sheila Cartwright, 52, of Barnum, passed away with her family by her side June 10, 2021, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born July 23, 1968 to Roger and Shirley Lund in Moose Lake. Sheila graduated from Cromwell High School in 1986. Sh... Full story


Obituaries: Betty Lorraine Dancer

Betty Lorraine Dancer, 91, of Cloquet passed away June 12, 2021, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born June 29, 1929, in Sandstone to John and Alice (Dupuis) Voit. Betty grew up in Sands... Full story


Death Notices

Loren Arvin Olson, 66, of Duluth, passed away in his home May 23, 2021. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 25 at the Minnesota Veterans Cemetery in Hermantown. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 18, 2021

Ruby's Pantry back at armory in Cloquet

Ruby’s Pantry will return to its regular schedule and location in June and July, with distribution on the fourth Wednesday of the month, doors opening at 10 a.m., at the Cloquet Armory. Questions? Call Sheila Peterson at 218-591-8127. Look for u...

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 18, 2021

Macramé kits available at local libraries

The Arrowhead Library System is providing “The Art of Tying Knots: Macramé Take & Make Kits” to member public libraries to distribute in July, including the Cloquet, Carlton and Moose Lake libraries. Learn the basic three knots of macramé and creat...

 By Emily Swanson    People    June 18, 2021

Food Sources: Cooking with love and melding tradition

When you watch good cooks in action, all their senses are engaged. They are tuned into how the sauce feels against the spoon, whether the vegetables are glistening as they are sauteed, how the bread s... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Sports    June 18, 2021

Genereau stands alone for boys

Cloquet Nathan "Paddy" Genereau has a very particular pre-race ritual. He pounds his chest: three times on the left, two on the right, two on the left, two on the right. Then he jumps up and down... Full story

 By Lydia Stone    Sports    June 18, 2021

It's a trifecta sweep for Jameson

Although most athletes hope to make it to the Minnesota track and field state tournament in just one event, Olivia Jameson managed to earn a spot in three during last week's girls Section 7AA... Full story


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