Articles from the October 7, 2022 edition

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 By Brady Slater    News    October 7, 2022

Band calls for burial protections

Gathering last week capped cemetery saga that began in 2017 The tribal chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa called for new protections for Native American burial grounds during...

 

Cloquet veteran fighting cancer honored

The 2022 Cloquet homecoming celebration was a bittersweet moment for the Feehan family, which took center stage as they carried the king and queen's crowns across the football field. Having Noah... Full story

 

Suicide memorial walk is Saturday

Held the second Saturday of October every year, the Carlton County Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk offers those who have been touched by suicide a chance to remember alongside others who understand... Full story

 
 By Steve Korby    People    October 7, 2022

New library director is a familiar face

In May, the city of Cloquet hired a new library director for its expanded facility on 14th Street in the heart of the city. As with most jobs and careers, there are stereotypical profiles, with the... Full story

 
 By Brady Slater    News    October 7, 2022

City 'missing boat' on food trucks

The Cloquet City Council took up the topic of food trucks at its meeting Tuesday at City Hall, wondering if it should amend an ordinance to allow the cultural phenomenon better access to city park...

 
 By Tom Urbanski    News    October 7, 2022

Fifty-plus years of moving education outdoors

Area students descend upon Cloquet Forestry Center Some of the first morning frosts of the season didn't put a chill on the enthusiasm of local fifth-graders participating in the Conservation...

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    October 7, 2022

Hurricane impacts felt in Cloquet

The palm trees in Fort Myers, Florida left standing following Hurricane Ian last week don't look like palm trees anymore, said Cloquet's Sam Baker. "They look like telephone poles," Baker said. "They...

 

County 4-H kids compete at state horse show

Eight 4-H youth from Carlton County competed in the Minnesota 4-H state horse show last month, joining nearly 600 youth from across the state. Held Sept. 16-19, the show requires 4-H students to demon... Full story

 

Our view: In emergencies, officials urge calm

It’s been more than two weeks since the Cloquet school district was victimized by a hoax reporting a threat of active violence within the high school. Cloquet joined more than a dozen schools across the state in being swept up by the expansive...

 
 By Mike Sundin    Opinion    October 7, 2022

Guest commentary: Vote to continue our important work

It‘s been the honor of a lifetime to have served the citizens of Carlton County and all of District 11A in the Minnesota Legislature for the past 10 years. As we weigh the options of who will continue the efforts for working families, the...

 

Letters: Pete Radosevich will get stuff done

I am writing this letter in support of Pete Radosevich for Minnesota House District 11A. Pete is an influential member of our community. He is a local small-business owner, a husband and a father of three wonderful kids. Pete makes time to truly...

 

Political endorsement letters: guidelines

The Pine Knot News will accept candidate endorsement letters, with the following restrictions. Suggested word limit is 200, but we’ll accept up to 300 words for those who aren’t simply repeating themselves. If we receive multiple letters about a... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 7, 2022

Hawks finish strong, upend Lumberjacks

The Cloquet football team hosted the Hermantown Hawks for homecoming on Friday, Sept. 30 - unfortunately it was the visitors who came out on top 28-14 after pulling away in the fourth quarter. "It was... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 7, 2022

'Jacks stay head above rest

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton vs. Hermantown boys soccer game was played for more than bragging rights Saturday. The Lumberjacks entered the away game with an overall record of 10-2 and were leading the... Full story

 
 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 7, 2022

'Jacks, Panthers racing well as sections approach

The Cloquet and South Ridge boys and girls cross country teams participated in the Lester Park Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Duluth. Both teams saw some success and both teams were able to... Full story

 

Wilderness catch fire; add CEC alum to staff

Relying on a red-hot scorer, the Minnesota Wilderness made team history last weekend, sweeping a three-game series at home for the first time. Playing inside Northwoods Credit Union Arena, the Wilderness topped Anchorage Wolverines, 4-3, 2-1, and...

 

Racers return for 15th annual River Run

The weather was mild and the scenery exceptional for this year's Cloquet River Run, which offers runners both a 1-mile and a 5-kilometer race for all ages. Race co-director Heidi Berg said they had... Full story

 

Kettle River News

Make sure you are registered to vote. There are three positions for the city council and the mayor who needs your vote. Your vote is important. Come to the next Kettle River city council meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the council room. Find o...

 

Wright/Cromwell News

It is with a heavy heart that I write this week’s news column. My husband of 52 years, Bob Hanson, died Oct. 1 in our home with me by his side. He had been bedridden for the past few months and was surely ready to go, but the reality of his...

 

Carlton Happenings

The Carlton VFW 2962 Auxiliary’s rummage sale was a big success thanks to the 125 individuals and families who donated items for the sale. Thank you to the 47 community members and CIP crew who...

 

Obituary: Helen Arlene Ross

Helen Arlene Ross, 96, of Cloquet passed away Aug. 22, 2022, at Evergreen Senior Living. She was born on Oct. 20, 1925, to Paul and Martha Schultz in St. Paul. Helen attended school in St. Paul, gradu... Full story

 

Obituary: Julian "Bert" Bertogliat

Julian "Bert" Bertogliat, 78, of Esko passed away peacefully and pain-free Sept. 30, 2022, in Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. He was born Sept. 26, 1944, in Waukegan, Illinois to... Full story

 

Obituary: Lola Hope (Luoma) Hendrickson

Lola Hope (Luoma) Hendrickson, 76, of Cloquet and formerly of Virginia, Minnesota, was called home to heaven on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, with her two children at her side. She was born July 15, 1946,... Full story

 

Obituary: John Goss Kalbrener

John Goss Kalbrener was born June 19, 1934, and died of Covid Sept. 21, 2022. John was the first child of Alfred and Elizabeth Kalbrener. Raised in Cloquet, he had twin siblings, Gretchen and Tom.... Full story

 

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