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Articles from the July 5, 2019 edition

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 By Jana Peterson    News    July 5, 2019

Why not beer here?

Lara Wilkinson and the other members of the Cloquet Economic Development Authority are tired of seeing Cloquet residents drive up and down Interstate 35 to spend money at places like the Moose Lake...


Obituary: Autumn (Adele) Aubút

Autumn (Adele) Aubút Autumn Aubút, 64, of Carlton, Minn. passed away suddenly from a brain tumor Saturday, June 29, 2019 with family by her side. Autumn was born Adele Aubut on Nov. 20, 1954 to... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    July 5, 2019

Bone up on latest laws from state legislature

A host of new measures from this year’s legislature officially became law this wee, as of July 1. Summaries of all laws passed by the Legislature in regular and special sessions are available online from nonpartisan House Public Information...

 By Anthony Yoerg    News    July 5, 2019

This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events that took place July 5-11....

 By Dave Anderson    News    July 5, 2019

As one might expect, temps are on the rise

July is always an important anniversary for me. After being a janitor at Channel 3 for more than a year, the bosses there showed no sign of promoting me; so, on July 2, 1987 I started at Channel 6 on...


Outdoor concert series set

Music lovers, grab your camp chairs and blankets, it's that time of year again. The free Hot Summer Nights Concert Series - sponsored by Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College - is back. The...

 By Pine Knot News    News    July 5, 2019

Minor injuries in semi collision

A semi truck full of fruit overturned off Highway 210 in the early hours of Monday morning, after it collided with a van that crossed the centerline. According to the Minnesota State Patrol report,...


Knot Notes

Pollinator event at barn Two unique pollinator events are coming up soon. A Bee Friendly advocacy gathering is set for 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 in the Free Range Festival Barn, and will include a rural art project announcement, pro-pollinator...

 By Caleb Swanson    News    July 5, 2019

What's moving and shaking in the business community

While Cloquet has seen its share of new buildings and businesses enter the local market since the new year started - think Members Cooperative Credit Union and Aldi grocery store - the changes don't e...

 By Pine Knot News    News    July 5, 2019

IT provider Sisu has a new CEO

Kevin Boerboom is the new CEO of Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions. Boerboom has worked at Sisu for seven years and has been interim CEO since November 2017. Sisu board chair Rick Breuer (who is also Community Memorial Hospital CEO) said Boerboom is the...

 By Lee Harris    People    July 5, 2019

Kingdom Builders built on people and doing God's will

“Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape. For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will...


Church Services

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 615 12th St., Cloquet 218-879-1535 [email protected] Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study 10-11 a.m. St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 1705 Wilson Ave., Cloquet...

 By Jana Peterson    News    July 5, 2019

Cloquet hospital gets some national attention

Community Memorial Hospital took center stage earlier last month, when three visitors from Washington, D.C. arrived for a firsthand look at the rural hospital. Eighth District Congressman Pete...


Scrubbing up

The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Scrubs Camp participants experienced a great introduction to emergency medicine from the paramedics, professional medical staff, and pilot of the Life...


Our view: The Fourth still means something

Another year, another year older. Our country turned 243 yesterday, and it was a day spent celebrating what we like to call the greatest country in the world. Blessed with rich natural resources, fruitful farmland, mountains and valleys, the United...


Harry's Gang: Time to think about new jail

For years, I’ve been asking candidates for sheriff (there’s been only one for more than a decade) and county board how they feel about a new jail. I get to do this because “Harry’s Gang...


Obituaries: Connie Nelson-Rajanen

Connie Nelson-Rajanen, 67, of Cloquet, died surrounded by loved ones at St. Luke’s Hospital on June 16, 2019, after a hard fight with cancer. Connie was born March 31, 1952, to Beverly Rajanen and Clinton Carrignan in Duluth. She was adopted by... Full story


Obituaries: Roger F. Thompson

Roger F. Thompson, 85, died May 4, 2019, at his “home on the Rocks” in Apache Junction, Ariz. He was born Dec. 28, 1933, in Cloquet to Chester and Helen Thompson. Roger attended school in Floodwood, Mahtowa, Barnum, and for one year in Moose... Full story


Death Notices

James “Sam” Dupuis, 77, of Cloquet, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, in his home with his family by his side. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, July 5, in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. Burial will follow in Old Holy Family... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    July 5, 2019

Carlton/Wrenshall agenda set

The Carlton and Wrenshall school boards will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 in the South Terrace elementary school gymnasium. The meeting will begin with a welcome from both board chairs, introductions and an overview of the agenda, along with ground...


Senior dining menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition menu for July 5-12: Friday, July 5: Baked apple pancake, juice, fruit Monday, July 8: Chicken strip dinner, fresh fruit Tuesday, July 9: Pork loin dinner, mashed potatoes, cooked fruit sauce Wednesday, July 10: Meatballs &... Full story


Pine Knot art space welcomes Swanson

Art lovers, get your comfy shoes on, because another free Carlton County "art walk" is coming next week. The Pine Knot News in Cloquet and the Magnolia Café in Carlton will again offer an evening of...


Films get a shot at the barn

The smell of popcorn coupled with the dim light within the barn brought a sense of anticipation to a large crowd of filmmakers and movie lovers last weekend in Wrenshall. Dozens of people were...

 By Jennie K. Hanson    News    July 5, 2019

Cromwell-Wright news

It seems that summer is really flying by again this year. There are just so many activities to take part in and only so many weekends to get them in. But with this in mind I am asking, no, begging,...


Bulletin Board

A Nesting Place meets every other Saturday 10-11 a.m. at Community Memorial Hospital, Pine Room. Next meeting: July 6. For those in the third semester of pregnancy, and mothers and their infants up to one year, no matter where they live or delivered...


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