(2689) stories found containing 'carlton county'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2689

Fire destroys barn near Esko

A barn in rural Esko caught fire last week when a homeowner was burning vegetation and the fire spread to the barn. The call came into the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, for a structure fire at 44 E. Palkie Road...

 By Brady Slater    News    September 29, 2023 

Commissioners approve levy with 4% increase

Carlton County commissioners approved a 3.99 percent increase over last year’s levy, delivering a preliminary figure for 2024 at $33.5 million on Monday. With the unanimous 5-0 vote in Carlton, the number the board settled on cannot exceed above...

 By Jana Peterson    News    September 29, 2023 

Pet chip clinic nixed; couple faces charges

The pet microchip and vaccine clinic in Cloquet for Carlton County residents, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, was canceled last week after the partnering humane society founder was charged with fraud. Northern Lakes Rescue has partnered with the...


history mystery

Forgive yourself if you haven't heard of Julius Berg Baumann. The Norwegian-American poet, who lived in Carlton County, died of cancer in 1923, at age 53. And unless you find translations of his...


Some numbers to ponder

We here at the Pine Knot News hear from readers every day about how they cherish a local newspaper that covers what’s going on right here in Carlton County. We never take those sentiments lightly and pride ourselves on offering a newspaper in... Full story

 By Steve Korby    News    September 29, 2023 

Golf course set for a conversion

Pine Hill Golf Course on Highway 61 in Carlton will have a new owner soon, and there are some big changes in store for the popular nine-hole golf course. Jim and Cassie Barry have owned and operated...

 By Steve Korby    Sports    September 29, 2023 

Scramble tourney hits five courses

Created by Pine City's LeRoy Samuelson in 2010, the four-day, four-person Senior Scramble recently completed play at five golf courses in the region. While Samuelson passed away a few years ago, his... Full story


Sports Schedule

Times are p.m. unless noted Friday, Sept. 29 Football Cloquet at Proctor, 7 East Central at Barnum, 7 Carlton/Wrenshall at Laporte, 1 Nevis at Cromwell-Wright, 7 Two Harbors at Esko, 5 Hinckley-Finlayson at ML/WR, 7 Saturday, Sept. 30 Volleyball... Full story


On the farm: Chemicals threaten farmers

Farmers in Carlton County and across the state face an environmental threat that could affect their business and lead to a loss of livelihood. At a recent meeting of the Carlton County chapter of the...


Church Services

Apostolic Lutheran Church Pastor Nathan Juntunen 25 Church Road, Esko 218-879-3882 [email protected] www.esko-apostolic.org Services on Esko Apostolic YouTube channel Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays 9 a.m. worship 10 a.m. Sunday school 11 a.m.... Full story


Community Events Calendar

SATURDAY, SEPT 30 The Carlton County farmers market is open 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 21 in front of Premiere Theatres in Cloquet. SUNDAY OCT. 1 Apple Fest 3-7 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church orchard, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet. Pick... Full story


High-end home sales on the rise

More expensive homes are changing hands than ever before in Carlton County, which saw a $1.29 million property sale close Sept. 15, and 16 sales over $600,000 in the past 12 months. "We're seeing...


Up, up and away

Riding in a balloon over rural Carlton County was amazing, said Superior's Meghan Edwards, one of the lucky ones who got to fly away from Black Bear Casino Resort in a giant hot air balloon Saturday....


Motorcyclist dies in Mahtowa

A crash between a motorcycle and car in Mahtowa Wednesday night killed the motorcycle driver, identified as 47-year-old Justin Eller of Esko. According to a news release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, Nicholas Berglund, 51, of Bruno,...


Police to get new Tasers, cameras

Thanks to a sizable allocation for public safety aid by the state legislature this year, the Cloquet Police Department is getting body cameras and new Taser stun guns, at no additional costs to the...


Pet microchip clinic CANCELED

The pet microchip and vaccine clinic for Cloquet and Carlton County that was scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23 has been canceled after the Northern Lakes Rescue founder was charged with fraud. Northern Lakes has partnered with the city and county in... Full story


4-Hers clean up in State Fair animal barn

Carlton County had 17 entrants among the 4-H members from across Minnesota who showcased their animals at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 2,562 animals were shown. The best entries from county...


Sports Schedule

Friday, Sept. 22 Football Barnum at Braham, 7 p.m. Cromwell-Wright/Floodwood at Carlton/Wrenshall, 7 p.m. Rock Ridge vs. Cloquet in Proctor, 7 p.m. Pequot Lakes at Esko, 7 p.m. Moose Lake/Willow River at Mesabi East, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23... Full story


Obituary: Dale Raymond Frones

Dale Raymond Frones, 74, died Sept. 5, 2023, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. He was born on Sept. 30, 1948, in Duluth, the son of Raymond H. and Dorothy (Kendzora) Frones. Dale graduated from... Full story


Wright/Cromwell news

Our sympathies to the family of 22-year-old Brock Hascall of Wright, who died when his car was hit by a train on Sept. 9. The collision occurred about 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of Lammi Road...


Arrival of cells marks jail progress

The trucks began arriving near the end of last month, transporting jail cells from Baldwin, Georgia. The cells came six to a semitrailer, three trucks per arrival. As of this week, there are 70 jail c...


Train-car crash kills one

A Wright man died Saturday morning after his car was hit broadside by a train near Sawyer. According to a news release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, Brock Hascall, 22, was driving south on Lammi Road when his vehicle was struck...


Pet clinic returns next Saturday

Don’t miss the low-cost pet microchip and vaccine clinic for Cloquet and Carlton County residents from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 near the picnic shelter at Veterans Park in Cloquet. Previous clinics have included free microchips for up... Full story


County road closure

Carlton County Road 5 between Carlton County Road 61 and Nendick Road is closed for a Northern Natural Gas project. The closure is estimated to last until the first week of October. There is a signed detour....


Man volunteers guilt in death of spouse

A Carlton County man pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 8, to shooting his wife in what he termed a “mercy killing” in December 2021. Raymond Arthur Julian, age 67, of Kalavala Township, has been in...


Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023