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 By Jana Peterson    News    February 23, 2024 

Cat deaths lead to arrests

Two former Cloquet residents were arrested in Arkansas last week for allegedly leaving seven cats behind - with no source of water or food - when they moved away from Cloquet late last year. Four...


Board approves softball coaches

Following a special meeting Friday morning, Cloquet school board members voted 5-1 to approve the list of softball coaches for this spring, including head coach Tyler Korby and assistant or JV coaches Joel Korby, Brian Fleck, Olivia Diver and Travis...

 By Brady Slater    News    February 23, 2024 

Housing study lands hard

Carlton County is short by up to 50 units of entry-level housing for new homebuyers, 350 units of affordable apartments, 60 units of workforce rentals and scores of units for seniors who desire to...

 By Jana Peterson    News    February 23, 2024 

Cloquet Council: City advocates for multimodal trail by Hwy 33

The Cloquet city council laid the groundwork for a number of new or ongoing initiatives Tuesday, including plans for future transportation and housing projects. Councilors and Mayor Roger Maki unanimously passed a resolution supporting the “multimo...


Spiderwoman Theater coming to Cloquet

The Indigenous-feminist Spiderwoman Theater is bringing its 16-member ensemble to Cloquet as part of a five-day residency at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, and Northland College, in...

 By Pine Knot News    News    February 23, 2024 

Students bring home science fair awards

Once again, Cloquet sent the largest contingent of students to Saturday's regional science fair, held at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Fifteen middle school and four high school students from... Full story


Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down on newsy month

THUMBS UP to the Moose Lake city council for its unpopular but fiscally responsible decision to contract with Carlton County for its law enforcement needs. The months-long saga ended last week, in... Full story


Cloquet seniors share 'This I believe' essays

The Power of Karma By Juliauna Nygaard I believe in karma. I believe in good karma, but I also believe in bad karma. I believe the things we say and do will come back to us. I believe karma reflects on personal responsibility and ethical behavior.... Full story


Letter: Hard work pays dividends

Urban legends and conspiracy theories are sometimes difficult to overcome, especially when they are often repeated. This appears to be the case with the $10 million funding for the Carlton County female and judicial facility addressed in the bill HF... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 23, 2024 

Boys hockey playoffs: 'Jacks make a statement

When the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjack boys hockey team opened play in the Section 7A playoffs Tuesday, it marked the Lumberjacks' first time playing in a Class A playoff tournament. It was also the... Full story


The Ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, Feb. 15 Boys Basketball Hibbing 71 ML/WR 66 Esko 89 Bemidji 70 North Woods 97 Fond du Lac Ojibwe 81 Girls Basketball Esko 66 Hermantown 44 Two Harbors 51 Carlton/Wrenshall 25 South Ridge 55 Floodwood 35 Cromwell-Wright 75 Pine River-Backus... Full story


Sports Schedule

Friday, Feb. 23 Girls Basketball ML/WR vs East Central, 7 Boys Basketball Barnum vs Cook County, 6:15 Cromwell-Wright at Carlton/Wrenshall (Carlton), 6:15 Saturday, Feb. 24 Boys 7A Hockey playoffs CEC vs Hibbing, 8, at Amsoil Boys Basketball Esko vs... Full story


Wilderness split, get hat trick

A split with Springfield Jr. Blues in Illinois last weekend left the Minnesota Wilderness clinging to a tie for third place in its division. The Wilderness got a hat trick from forward Peyton Nelson on Saturday, leading to a 6-2 win. The Centennial,... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Sports    February 23, 2024 

Cloquet sends three to Junior National Championships

Despite a bad winter for practice and competition, three Cloquet ski jumpers are headed to Alaska next week to compete in the 2024 ski jumping and Nordic combined Junior National Championships. Isaiah... Full story


Photo: Skate with the Lumberjacks

Cloquet Amateur Hockey Women's Auxiliary held the annual Skate with the 'Jacks from Sunday, Feb. 18 at Northwoods Credit Union Arena. All the varsity and junior varsity players from the boys and... Full story


Korby's connections: Cloquet twins were skiing kings

When Cloquet High School was racking up Minnesota state ski titles, the Quinn brothers were key to the early wins. Identical twins Dave and Don Quinn graduated in 1966. They, and their coaches, Joe... Full story


Obituary: Santina Josephine Laurienzo

Santina J. Laurienzo passed away Feb. 18, 2024, at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth. Tina was born in Piminoro, Calabria, Italy, the oldest child of Joseph and Mary Grace (Daniele) Barbaro. In... Full story


Obituary: William Richard Carpenter

William "Weazer" Carpenter was taken, too soon, from this world on Feb. 20, 2024. Even until his last day, he made people smile and laugh, as he did most days of his life. Weazer had a magnetic... Full story


Education notes

Carlton High School announced its list of postsecondary education option (PSEO) students in good academic standing, with a GPA of 3.0 and above. The list includes seniors Michael Cadotte, Sam... Full story


Community Events Calendar

FRIDAY, FEB. 23 Community chess club 3:30-5 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library. SATURDAY, FEB. 24 Free coat and sweater giveaway, Cromwell Area Clothing Depot. Also Feb. 27 and 29 and March 2. Hours are 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays.... Full story


Church Services

Apostolic Lutheran Church Pastor Nathan Juntunen 25 Church Road, Esko 218-879-3882 [email protected] www.esko-apostolic.org Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays 9 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship service, all ages 11 a.m. coffee & fellowship Services... Full story


Other local leap year babies share their stories

Finally legal Marlys Kilen of Cloquet will celebrate her 21st birthday on Feb. 29. "I'll be at an age when I can start to drink," chortled Kilen, who will be 84 years old. Growing up in Lakefield, in... Full story


Citizen input mixed on Forestry Center plans

Close to 100 people gathered Tuesday to talk about the future of a place they all love, the Cloquet Forestry Center. Although University of Minnesota representatives presented the transfer of the...


Vape detectors approved

In an effort to quell a vaping epidemic in Cloquet high school and middle school bathrooms, the Cloquet school board voted unanimously Monday to purchase a vaping detection system at a total cost of $21,699. The school district is purchasing 14...

 By Brady Slater    News    February 16, 2024

Board holds off on wolf resolution

The Carlton County board pumped the brakes on a resolution lending support for delisting the gray wolf as a federally endangered species during its meeting Tuesday. The proposed resolution would have featured letters sent to federal legislators,...


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