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Dogs perish in Scanlon fire

Seven dogs died late Friday, Nov. 18, when a garage they were kept in caught fire in Scanlon. The fire occurred at 1208 28th St. Firefighters began arriving within a few minutes of being paged at... Full story


Stage set for classic Christmas ghost story

The County Seat Theater Company will bring "A Christmas Carol" to the stage again, but a more spirited and fanciful version, featuring a swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts who weave through this... Full story


Organic farm up for statewide award

Ann Gustafson - a local farmer and teacher and all-around engaged citizen - is one of eight statewide finalists in the 2022 Outstanding Conservationist Award Program, along with her family and the... Full story

 By Dan Gunderson    News    November 25, 2022 

Food shelves remain in high demand

Minnesota will likely see a record number of visits to food shelves this year. The demand has nonprofit organizations scrutinizing budgets and considering new ways to stretch resources. The Salvation... Full story


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

 By Nathan Barta    Opinion    November 25, 2022 

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...

 By Steve Korby    Sports    November 25, 2022 

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

 By Kerry Rodd    Outdoors    November 25, 2022 

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


Wright/Cromwell news

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...


Church Services

Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish Bethany Lutheran Church 5660 Hwy 210, Cromwell 218-644-3640, [email protected] Worship 10:30 a.m., includes Sunday School Online recording posted on Facebook following 10:30... Full story


Community Events Calendar

SUNDAY, NOV. 27 Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m., music by Two for the Road. Potluck, $8 cover. 218-210-7793, 391-4781 Jill Glass benefit and live auction 3-8 p.m. Wussow’s Concert Cafe, 324 N. Central Ave., Duluth. Music by One Less Guest,... Full story


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...


Free Thanksgiving dinner returns to Cloquet

The free community Thanksgiving meal is returning to Zion Lutheran Church Thursday, and all Carlton County residents are invited to sit down and enjoy a nice turkey meal with all the fixings and in... Full story

 By Brady Slater    News    November 18, 2022

Missing man found dead in lake

Suicide and foul play were ruled out after the body of a missing 38-year-old Carlton County man was recovered late last week. Authorities from Aitkin County located the body of Lucas Dudden early in the afternoon on Friday, Nov. 11, in shallow water... Full story


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...


Diamond dominator gets his due

It's the end of daylight saving time. For former Cloquet High athletic standout Mike Forrest, "turn back the clock" came a week early. Forrest was inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame... Full story


Wright/Cromwell news

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....


Dotseth finally clears hurdle

In dribs and drabs, and sometimes huge rushes, throughout the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the results in the District 11A state house race came in. In the end, Republican Jeff Dotseth's third try... Full story


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

 By Brady Slater    News    November 11, 2022

Sheriff Lake, sales tax gain mass approval

Reelected in a landslide Tuesday, Carlton County sheriff Kelly Lake expects to be around for the end of her term in 2026. "I made a promise to the voters of Carlton County and intend to keep that... Full story


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