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 News    June 24, 2022 

FDLTCC DEAN'S LIST - Spring 2022

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced more than 120 students attending the college during Spring Semester 2022 achieved high academic standing and earned dean's list honors for the semester grading period. Requirements for earning... Full story

 By Rebekah King    News    June 24, 2022 

Supporters push for upgrade to Esko basketball courts

Dreams of new outdoor basketball courts in Esko could soon become a reality. According to Matt Berger, a former basketball coach, player and trainer, the outdoor courts in Esko have been well-loved by the community over the years. But now, summer...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 24, 2022 

Familiar faces take over head coaching spots

The local coaching landscape will take on a new look this winter as two well-known coaches have decided to resign their positions, while one former coach is making a comeback and another will be... Full story


Obituary: Richard Gene Richardson

Richard Gene Richardson, 87, of Cloquet passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022, in his home at Suncrest Assisted Living with his family by his side. He was born June 12, 1935, in Cloquet to Sten and Gladys... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    June 24, 2022 

Church Services

Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish Rev. Debra L. Hanson-Carlson Bethlehem Lutheran Church Hwy 210 & Third St., Wright 218-357-2593, [email protected] Worship: 9:00 a.m. Bethany Lutheran Church 5660 Hwy 210,... Full story


Obituary: Patricia "Patty" Lila Murto

Esko resident Patricia “Patty” Lila Murto spent an outspoken, colorful life dedicated to her passions: family, community, politics and justice. A woman who strove to give voice to the voiceless,... Full story


Searching for Esko grads

In preparation for the Esko All School Reunion set for August, organizers are seeking people who graduated between 1940 and 1966, who may not be regular users of social media. While the reunion is being held in conjunction with Esko Fun Days from... Full story

 By Rebekah King    News    June 17, 2022

Esko schools plan renewed focus on sportsmanship

The Esko athletic department is developing a new sportsmanship initiative to help educate and encourage athletes, along with establishing guidelines and consequences for actions that don’t “represent who Esko is.” Activities director Chad...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 17, 2022

Track: Esko's Perich is a state champion

The Class A state track meet last week featured some impressive performances from local small-town track teams. including one state title performance. Esko's Makoi Perich took first place in the boys... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 10, 2022

Esko grads get through with some grit

Of exactly 100 seniors -100 percent of the Esko Class of 2022 - graduating Friday, 10 were awarded the title of valedictorian - that means 10 percent of the class earned the highest academic ranking.... Full story


Bookmobile coming back

The Arrowhead Library System’s bookmobile will make the rounds in the area again this month. The bookmobile offers print books, cookbooks, large-print books, DVDs, audiobooks and video games. Services are also available, such as renewing library...

 By Rebekkah King    News    June 10, 2022

Thomson Township gets top score in WLSSD audit

Thomson township received their best score in years on its most recent Western Lake Superior Sanitary District audit, evidence of hard work on the part of township employees, supervisors said at the town meeting June 2. The Thomson township board...

 By Mike Creger    News    June 10, 2022

Request for school lacrosse program remains in limbo

The prospects for a high school lacrosse program in Carlton County remain in limbo, but a group supporting placing teams under the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton umbrella is still pressing. Administrators for... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Sports    June 10, 2022

Esko eliminated after strong playoff run

After going undefeated in the Section 7AA tournament, the Esko boys baseball team was eliminated Tuesday, losing 5-0 to Marshall in the afternoon, then 11-9 to Proctor that night. Coach Ben Haugen... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Esko champions double the fun at track sections

Strong headwinds didn't help times, but there were plenty of top local performers in the Section 7A track meet last week at University of Minnesota Duluth. Both the Esko boys and girls teams took top... Full story


Obituary: Dennis Max Robnik

Dennis Max Robnik of Esko went home to be with Jesus on June 2, 2022, at Evergreen Knoll in Cloquet, three weeks before his 82nd birthday. Dennis was born on June 22, 1940, in Chisholm to Lillian and... Full story


Obituary: Patricia Koski

Patricia “Pat” Koski, 87, of Paynesville passed away May 29, 2022. She was born in San Antonio to H.O. and Bertha Green. A military wife, Pat traveled extensively until she and her family moved... Full story


Future nurses earn pins

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College celebrated the Associate Degree Nursing Program Graduating Class of 2022 during a Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. The wonderful ceremony featured...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 3, 2022

Eskomos battle, fall in softball playoffs

After starting the season 2-4, the Esko softball team went on a roll and entered the 7AA Section playoffs as the No. 2 seed. The Eskomos opened the playoffs with back-to-back wins before losing to... Full story

 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 3, 2022

Baseball: Eskomos eating up playoff opponents

Esko opened up section 7AA baseball action with a pair of victories Tuesday afternoon and evening. The top-seeded team was scheduled to face Rock Ridge at 2 p.m. Thursday at Superior High School... Full story


Events planned to mark Memorial Day

And suddenly, it’s Memorial Day. The unofficial start to summer. A weekend of remembering those who are gone. Observed on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day was originally set aside to honor the... Full story


Let the graduations commence

The local graduation season kicked off over a week ago with Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College holding its first in-person graduation since 2019, and the celebrations and honors continue with... Full story


Obituary: Byron Miles Hill

Byron Miles Hill of Cloquet, surrounded by family and friends, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on May 21, 2022, at Miller-Dwan after a brief, intense battle with cancer. He was born May 24, 1958,... Full story


Obituary: James Skifstad

James Skifstad, 72, of Esko went to be with his Lord Jesus, surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 14, 2022, after a struggle with Covid-19. Jim was born in Fort Frances, Ontario to the Rev. Earl a... Full story


Obituary: Gary Richard Polo

Gary Richard Polo, 78, of Esko passed away May 16, 2022. He was born May 17, 1943, the son of John and Delores (Johnson) Polo. Gary worked for the Potlatch Corporation for 37 years as a turbine... Full story


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