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 By Rebekah King    News    November 25, 2022 

Candidates for open board seat interviewed

The Thomson Township board of supervisors interviewed finalists for its vacant board seat on Nov. 17, after nearly three months without a full board. The three candidates, Eric Rish, Gary Bonneville, and David Sunnarborg, were asked a series of...

 By Rebekah King    News    November 25, 2022 

Coach carousel discussed

The Esko school board approved all winter sports team coaches and their stipends at their meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, but not without discussion from the board about the direction the coaching staff has taken over the last few years. With more parent...

 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...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 25, 2022 

'Jacks navigate tough opening path

If strength of schedule is important to developing a hockey team during the regular season, then the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team is on the right track. The 'Jacks opened the season on Nov.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 25, 2022 

Bittersweet swim at state

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls swim team's season came to a close officially after the Minnesota state meet was held last weekend in the Twin Cities. Senior Hannah Sandman was the lone Lumberjack to... Full story


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


A trio of signings

Esko High School senior Cale Haugen made an official commitment to Minnesota State, Mankato this month. Haugen signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Mavericks. He signed with... 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


District explores turf, other athletic complex upgrades

What started in March as a group of sports-minded private citizens, business owners and coaches brainstorming ways to fundraise for artificial turf at Cloquet High School has now turned into a much...


No parking overnight during winter months

Winter parking is in effect now through March, so don’t leave your cars parked on the streets of Cloquet overnight. According to city code, cars cannot be parked on the streets or in alleys between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. from Nov. 1... 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...


For Esko, so crushingly close

Wyatt Hudspith had just booted a careerlong 35-yard field goal to give his Esko football team a 17-14 lead over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton midway through the fourth quarter last weekend, and the boys in... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 18, 2022

Enter Sandman: 'Jacks swimmer reaches State

Cloquet is sending one more athlete to state competition this fall, after senior Hannah Sandman swam her way to a second place and a personal record during last weekend's Section 7A girls swimming... Full story


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


Esko High School innovates with 'Our Town'

The Esko theater department turned back the clock to the turn of the century on Thursday night for their debut of the Pulitzer Prize winning drama "Our Town." Set between 1901 and 1913 in the... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    November 11, 2022

New pump station will boost volume

Tucked into a corner of eastern Carlton, north of the Oldenburg House on Minnesota Highway 210 and south of the Thomson Reservoir, is a nondescript building that will soon fade into history. The...


Incumbents win handily in Esko area

There will be no new faces on the Thomson Township Board of Supervisors following the 2022 midterm election, as all three incumbent candidates were re-elected to their spots on the board. The board’s current chairperson, Ruth Janke, defeated... Full story


Foster runs through racetime injury to take sixth at state

Noah Foster ran the toughest race of his life - bleeding and in need of stitches - at Saturday's Class A Minnesota State Cross Country meet in Northfield. He was about 100 meters into the race and... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 11, 2022

Gritty win elevates Esko to State

When Esko needed big plays Thursday against Pequot Lakes, the defense delivered. Because of that, the Eskomos are headed to State. Whether it was a pair of sacks by Nolan Witt, or Witt knocking a... Full story


Rebels remain section royalty

In his 24th season heading his mighty Moose Lake/Willow River football program, coach Dave Louzek always hopes his Rebels teams set the tone of a game early on. In the Section 7AA championship game,... Full story


Eskomos so close, can't tame Tigers

With wins over a pair of higher seeded teams in the Section 7AA volleyball tournament - and a spirited student section screaming behind them for every point - it'd be easy to call Esko a postseason... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 11, 2022

Panthers meet monster in final

After posting a regular-season record of just two wins, the South Ridge Panthers hit their stride in the postseason, making it to the Section 5 9-man championship game against defending section... Full story


Garage destroyed by fire

A garage in Wrenshall Township burned to the ground in the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 7. According to a news release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in at 6:03 a.m. Monday, reporting a garage fire in the 3000...

 By Brady Slater    News    November 11, 2022

Foul play ruled out after body found 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


Fire destroys farmhouse

Four fire departments responded to a house fire on Gault Road in Silver Brook Township on Monday, Oct. 31. The response kept the fire from spreading, but couldn't save the home. The homeowners were...


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