Articles from the November 22, 2019 edition

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'Jacks look to future

The 2019 girls swimming season came to an end recently and the Lumberjacks predict a bright future. With several swimmers making the state girls swim meet in recent years and state champion Makayla...


Free Thanksgiving Day dinner is a big 'thank you'

The Carlton County Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary would like to invite everyone to dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Whether you come to eat or to volunteer or both, all are welcome to the free... Full story


Band member had a shot in Major League Baseball ... in 1910

More than 100 years ago, a member of the Fond du Lac band pitched six innings for the Chicago White Sox … the same year he was deemed “unqualified” to play for the Cloquet baseball team. His name... Full story


This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week. Nov. 22 1995 A merger of giant railroad companies creates the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. The Burlington Northern had long been a major railroad in Minnesota, itself the result...


Carlton, Wrenshall students find harmony

While the Carlton and Wrenshall school boards continue slow-moving consolidation talks, some students in the neighboring school districts say they want to be one school district already. “The kids said they won’t play the Jug game,” Community Ed di...


Hammitt loses interim label, named president

Interim Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College president Stephanie Hammitt got the job. She is FDLTCC president after serving as interim president for nearly 18 months. “Stephanie Hammitt has p...


Happy birthday, Marines

This year the U.S. Marine Corps celebrated its 244th birthday, and a birthday ball was hosted by the Hebert Kennedy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3979 in Cloquet. Cory Johnson, director of the State... Full story

 By Dan Reed    News    November 22, 2019

Big Lake discussed between band, county

Development on Big Lake, the future of the sanitary district, cooperative zoning and boat enforcement all entered the discussion at an Oct. 28 meeting between the Fond Du Lac Reservation Business Committee members and officials from Carlton County. T...


Cloquet ready to move on choosing new administrator

Only one of three candidates for the Cloquet City Administrator job - Tim Peterson - made it to a second interview, held prior to the City Council work session Tuesday. Peterson, the current city...


Man charged in shooting death

A Cloquet man faces murder charges after he allegedly shot and killed his friend after a night of drinking last weekend. Thomas Allen Micklewright, 43, was arrested Nov. 9 and charged in St. Louis...


Beware thin ice until cold weather

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning residents that ice is still in the early stages of forming on waterways across Minnesota. It’s not safe to be out on it; you run the very real risk of falling through or being caught on a s...


Our View: Support your local businesses - or else

As a locally owned newspaper hyper-focused on local news, with local owners and support from local neighbors, no one understands the concept of supporting a local business more than we do at the Pine Knot News. Our owners subscribe to the local...


Harry's gang: Navigating politics can be like marriage counseling

As a divorce attorney, I find myself asking my clients a lot of questions that really don’t have anything to do with the legalities of their case. I like to know why the parties got married in the f...


Letters: Remembering fun at the old YMCA

Great article on the “Y”’ in the Nov. 8 issue but one important ingredient was left out. Every Friday night, come rain, snow or bitter cold, we had what was called Dri-Nite Friday. The whole gym b... Full story


Thomson Township officials need to sit out

Thomson Township held another Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on Nov. 12. The “commission” is board-appointed and consists of eight “citizen” members plus board member and resident Ruth Janke as board liaison; township clerk and residen...


On The Mark: Church auction is a real hoot

It's a good season for church bazaars. You can find one-of-a-kind handmade items and artworks, edible lovelies and lightly used items. I'm used to silent auctions. But I've never lived in a community...


At The Library: Libraries put 'Little House' series in new light

I grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House on the Prairie" series in Japan. For me, a young girl growing up in a small country surrounded by oceans, the series was a window into a pioneer... Full story


'Mermaid' is a smash hit

The Cloquet High School production of "The Little Mermaid" last weekend was both spectacular and record-breaking. The first fall musical in the newly renovated CHS auditorium sold out all four shows...


A taste of vocational training

Alexandria Technical & Community College and Melrose Metalworks hosted Cloquet, above, and Barnum, top, high school students November 6. The high school students were given a walk-through...


Cloquet High School Honor Rolls

A honor roll Grade 9: Brody Anderson • Robert Anderson • Travis Anderson • Ashley Austin • Luke Barney • Mason Beck • Amy Blais • Kollin Bonneville • Aili Buytaert • Roena Diver • Patrick Dunaiski • Alec Erickson • Ellise Evenson • Austin Farlei... Full story


FDLTCC wins regional communications awards

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College was honored with two Medallion Awards for excellence in public relations, marketing, and communication in the 2019 National Council for Marketing and Public...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 22, 2019

Win over Moose Lake doesn't come easy

Moose Lake Area senior goalie Jo Wekseth made 50 saves, but in the end that was not enough to hold off the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjacks who came away with a 2-1 win over the Rebels in Cloquet....


Lumberjacks boys look to improve

Second-year Cloquet-Esko- Carlton boys' hockey coach Shea Walters says he's been impressed by his players' commitment to improving their craft this off-season. "The kids stayed very active in hockey...


Death notice: Harold Maki

Harold Maki, 82, Resident of Cardinal Court in Cromwell, Minn., died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 in St. Luke’s Hospital. Visitation is scheduled from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at Atkins-Northland Funeral H... Full story


Obituary: Marlene Hufford

Marlene Hufford, 70, of Genoa, Wisconsin, passed away Nov. 20, 2019 after a three-year battle with a brain tumor. Marlene was born on May 15, 1949 in Bruno, Minnesota to Albert and Gwenyth Jorgensen.... Full story


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