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Korby's Connections: When the walleye came back

From writing golf stories for the fabulous award-winning Pine Knot newspaper and with my 50-plus years as a member of Cloquet Country Club, most readers likely associate me as a golf advocate and not an angler. It’s hard, but I try to do both. And... Full story

 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

 News    June 24, 2022 

I-35 work begins near Barnum

Construction work began Monday, June 20, on Interstate 35 near Barnum. The initial work will be constructing median crossovers in preparation for two-way, head-to-head traffic traveling on southbound I-35, according to the Minnesota Department of...

 By Lois Johnson    People    June 24, 2022 

New staff hired at Extension office

There are two new staff members in the Carlton County Extension Office in Carlton, and both of them grew up here and are looking forward to helping local kids and adults with everything from farming...


Obituary: James "Jim" Arnold Burman

James “Jim” Arnold Burman, 94, of Cloquet went to be with his Lord and Savior June 20, 2022. He was born in Ogilvie on Nov. 27, 1927, the son of William and Elsie (Besser) Burman. James grew up an... Full story


Obituary: Ernest "Ernie" Zinter

Ernest “Ernie” F. Zinter, 86, of Holyoke passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Essentia Health-Moose Lake Hospital. He was born Feb. 9, 1936, the son of Frederick and Laverne (Stadin) Zinter.... Full story

 News    June 24, 2022 

How hot was it Monday?

Hot enough to need a nice cool glass of lemonade from Emmett Kaznierczak, 11, who set up a lemonade stand overlooking Pinehurst Park Monday (pictured). It was also hot enough to buckle pavement in... Full story

 By Jake Kachinske    Sports    June 17, 2022

State softball: Rebels fall in title game, an instant classic

For a couple of heart-racing moments last Friday in North Mankato, Rebels fans thought the wait for a state title was finally over when freshman Sandi Ribich sent a towering fly ball into left center... Full story

 By Mike Creger    Opinion    June 17, 2022

Knot Pining: A decade ago, it rained and rained and rained

It began raining at midday on June 19, 2012. Five inches and about 10 hours later, I found myself driving in the heart of what has simply become known as the 2012 flood. I had been working two jobs. One was for the weekly newspaper in Two Harbors...

 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


Obituary: Jeffrey Mark Lopeman

On Saturday, June 4, 2022, Jeffrey Mark Lopeman, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 66. Jeff was born Oct. 20, 1955, in Peoria, Illinois to Clifford and Virgina Lopeman. He grew up o... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Updated: Rebels end 40-year wait for State

Last Tuesday the Moose Lake/Willow River girls softball team got a wake-up call. For only the fourth time this season, the Rebels lost - this time to Carlton/Wrenshall in the Section 7A playoffs. The... 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


Kettle River News

Congratulations to all the graduates. The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee met May 25 to plan for this year’s event, which will be held Aug. 13, so look for more information on what will be happening. I hope everyone will be able to attend the... Full story


Kettle River News

The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee met May 25 to plan for this year’s event, planned for Saturday, Aug. 13. Look for more information on what will be happening. Plan to attend the next city council meeting at 7 p.m. June 14 so you know what is... Full story

 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 3, 2022

7A softball roundup: Rebels claw way to championship game

The Section 7A softball tournament has found its way to the final two teams as tournament action continued Tuesday at Braun Park in Cloquet. Defending section 7A champion Cherry will face Moose... 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

 By Pine Knot News    People    May 27, 2022

Hed: New warden sworn in at Moose Lake

A new warden was installed Tuesday at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Moose Lake. Brian Collins began his duties earlier this spring. “Correctional facilities are aptly named — they exist...


Obituary: Doris Ann Strand

Doris Ann Strand, 94, passed away Jan. 7, 2022 in Moose Lake Village in Moose Lake. Doris was born on Sept. 24, 1927, in Cloquet to Octave and Beda Caron. She spent her childhood and youth in the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 27, 2022

7A softball: Rebels are the team to beat

The Moose Lake/Willow River girls softball team entered the Section 7A playoffs on Tuesday as one of the top-ranked teams in the state. Playing at home against No. 16 seed Cook County, the No. 1... Full story


Polar League Conference Championship 2022 results

The Polar League Conference Championship was held May 18, at the Esko High School athletic complex. Participating schools included Cook County, Carlton, Barnum, Cromwell-Wright, Floodwood, McGregor... Full story


Fire destroys Barnum home

A fire Saturday night destroyed a Barnum home and garage Friday night. According to a news release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, Carlton County dispatch got a call reporting a garage fire at 8:38 p.m. Friday, May 14 on the 3700 block...


Lake Country Power awards scholars

Lake Country Power awarded the Lake Country Power 2022 Les Beach Memorial Scholarship to 32 local high school seniors from 27 schools. The scholarship honors a former co-op employee and recognizes student commitment and contribution to local...


Carlton County land stewards take up politics

About 30 county residents, including farmers, conservationists and entrepreneurs, met at the Carlton County Transportation Department Thursday, May 12, for two hours discussing politics and stewardship of our land. With the November election in view,... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    May 20, 2022

Carlton, Wrenshall talk sports co-op

The Wrenshall and Carlton school districts are continuing talks about a cooperative agreement when it comes to sports, something similar to the longtime agreement between the Moose Lake and Willow River district in the southern part of Carlton...


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