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 By Jana Peterson    News    June 24, 2022 

Cop who settled with city speaks up

A former Cloquet police officer who recently settled an employment dispute with the city broke her silence last week. The Cloquet City Council voted unanimously to dismiss Laci Silgjord in February, which she appealed. The council then voted to settl... Full story

 News    June 24, 2022 

Fond du Lac RBC will have two new members

The Fond du Lac Reservation Business Council will soon welcome two new members. Robert Abramowski will replace Ferdinand Martineau as secretary/treasurer of the tribal council, a position Martineau held for 16 years, and Brad Blacketter is the new...


History mystery: What is it?

Suzanne VanHoever, an administrative assistant at the Carlton County Historical Society, sent us a picture of this item found there. “We have no idea what this is,” she said. “It’s made of... Full story


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

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    June 24, 2022 

Cloquet boys golf rebounds to take fifth at state

Hot weather and high winds made play at last week's Class AA Minnesota state golf tournament especially challenging for the Cloquet boys golf team, along with a little less experience on the team than... 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

 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    June 24, 2022 

Community Events Calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 17 “What’s Under Your Feet?” geology field trip with Dr. Alan Chapman 10-11:30 a.m. at Thomson Dam. 879-1531 Strawberry Moon Walk 7-8 p.m. at Jay Cooke State Park. Pre-registration required: 218-673-7006 or by email at... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    Calendar    June 24, 2022 

Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition Menu for June 3-10 Friday, June 10 Arrowhead Senior Nutrition Menu for June 17-24 Friday, June 17 Fish taco, Rice Krispies bar Saturday-Sunday, June 18-19 Frozen meals available. Monday, June 20 Liver and onions or... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 17, 2022

Wrenshall: School Board leans toward inquiry

After more than 50 people showed up at its last meeting, the Wrenshall school board held its regular June meeting in the commons area of the school instead of the cramped library. A microphone was deployed so a similar-sized audience could hear what...


Photos: Barnum Spring Fever Days launch summer

The annual Barnum celebration included a car show, parade - with Virginia and Darryl Wickstrom as grand marshals - meals, sports tournaments and music. Enjoy these photos of the rodeo by Dave Harwig... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 17, 2022

Race is on for new Sawdust 5K organizers

When Sam and Julie Jacobson decided to run the Sawdust 5K with their boys on July Fourth last year, they had no idea they'd literally be running the race this year as its new organizers. But they love... Full story


Photos: Senior Day draws a crowd

What turned into a perfect summer day lent itself to a successful turnout for the annual Senior Day in Cloquet's Veterans Park Wednesday, June 15. It's where older people in the region could pick up... Full story


Middle school mural mounted at last!

With assistance from Cloquet area artist Adam Swanson, Cloquet Middle School students created this colorful mural, as featured in the May 6 issue of the Pine Knot News. The finished outdoor mural is... Full story


Free Range Film Fest returns to traditional slot

If the movies weren’t enough, next week’s Free Range Film Festival in Wrenshall will have a twist: live music. The Denfeld Honors Quartet will provide music at intermission Friday, June 24 and... 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...


Full-on Fourth planned in Cloquet

It's baaaack. After the Covid-19 pandemic led to a full-scale cancellation of Cloquet July Fourth events in 2020 and no activities at Veterans Memorial Park in 2021, organizers are planning for a... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 10, 2022

Wrenshall principal contract OK'd; the rest is mystery

John Edison isn’t a Wrenshall school board member, but for all practical purposes on Tuesday night, he was. The attorney representing the school district was on hand for public discussion on the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Track: With new section, Cloquet shines

For the first 17 of his 18 years coaching Cloquet boys and girls track, head coach Tim Prosen and his team have been the small fish in the big pond. Cloquet was among the smallest schools in the... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 10, 2022

Fired police officer to resign instead

Following a closed meeting with legal counsel Tuesday night, the Cloquet city council signed a separation agreement and full and final release of claims Tuesday with a police officer they originally voted to dismiss in February. The next morning,...


Evictions proceed in Cloquet

With a June 1 eviction deadline, most of the tenants on upper floors of Victory Apartments have left, according to the city of Cloquet. The eviction notice came in 2020 as the back stairs to the apartments were deemed unsafe for use. The stairs...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Updated: South Ridge aims for 7A trophy ... again

Don't look now, but the South Ridge Panthers are one game away from their fourth straight tournament championship after a 7-2 win over Cherry Tuesday afternoon in the Section 7A playoffs. The 2 p.m.... Full story


Cloquet Senior Day event set for Wednesday at Vets Park

Starr Marshall decided to organize the first Senior Day in Cloquet in 2019 after she realized an elderly client visiting her office at Reliable Insurance Agency was being abused, as it turned out, by... Full story


Croquet in Cloquet is back in July

Who doesn't want to play a round of croquet in the city of Cloquet, especially if it's for a good cause? The Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College Foundation will host the 12th annual Cloquet...

 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    News    June 10, 2022

Police search for man who broke in home, assaulted resident

Police are searching for a man who entered an occupied home on Boulder Drive in Cloquet just after 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Residents awoke to an intruder in their Sunnyside neighborhood home, and that person physically assaulted one of them, according to... Full story


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