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Our view: Support our local businesses all year
Cloquet mayor Roger Maki cited several interesting numbers in his recent proclamation of Small Business Saturday. In short, small business makes up a significant part of the economy. So we need to support local business not only this Saturday, but... Full story
Time is right to guard against gerrymandering
Election 2022 has come and gone. When members of Congress and the Minnesota State Legislature take their seats in January, they will officially be representing the new districts drawn in the 2021-22 r...
Francy that: An unwanted holiday guest lurks
Last spring, after months of following Covid-19 guidelines, we completed a road trip to South Carolina. Many activities were outdoors or in buildings that required masks. No Covid symptoms upon our...
Korby's connections: Top Cloquet athlete comes home with stories
This year marked the 50th anniversary of the legislatively approved Title IX provisions that required equal funding for genders in athletics. It is fitting and wonderful that Deb Hunter, who many... Full story
Rodd's ramblings: Outdoors gets local boost on YouTube
For many families across the state, deer hunting is a tradition that goes back generations. Whether it is the same stretch of land they hunt each year, a shack that has been around for decades, or... Full story
Well, another week is over and gone, and now November is almost gone too. It sure is weird when the sun goes down so early. It’s hard for me to stay awake after 7 p.m., but as we get used to Standard Time, I’m sure it will seem normal after a whi...
Don't hang up on local survey
Dakota Koski has a simple request for local residents: Don’t hang up. If the phone rings between Nov. 28 and Dec. 16 and it’s someone asking survey questions about underage substance abuse, it’s a legitimate survey company. The goal of the...
Move to purple isn't an anomaly
Reliably blue and labor-centric throughout recent history, the city of Cloquet is experiencing something a lot of population centers are encountering: an encroaching red hue. Five of six precincts in...
Grants available for child care centers
Money is being made available to boost staffing for licensed child care programs in Carlton County and the region as northeast Minnesota continues to be mired in a major shortage of child care openings. The Northland Foundation announced Wednesday th...
Salvation Army helpers could use a helping hand
Although the local Salvation Army thrift store is gone, the social programs run by the local charity are alive and well, said social services coordinator Leah Fosle, in an interview earlier this year. But they need money to fund those services, and m... Full story
Letters: Thanks for valuable election coverage
I want to thank the Pine Knot News for your strong commitment to the democratic process. Your coverage of events and candidates leading up to election day was thorough and unbiased. Your voter guide was the most informative publication on candidate...
It’s hunting season, which made me recall one of the scarier moments for my husband, Bob, and me. It was 1990 and our son, Garrie, got shot in the face with a .22 rifle on Nov. 10. When I found out, I didn’t even know my name when I called 911....
County sees busy day at polls
Election judges reported a steady stream of voters all day Tuesday, with many expressing surprise at such a good turnout for the midterm elections. Thomson Township clerk Rhonda Peleski said they had...
UPDATE: Search for missing man ends with grim discovery
Aitkin County officials discovered a body -- presumed to be that of a man reported missing almost two weeks ago -- in the waters of Rat Lake, Aitkin County. According to a news release from Carlton... Full story