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Newspaper is taking time off

Get your news in now, because the Pine Knot News office will be closed the week between Christmas and New Year. We will not produce a paper that week, and encourage readers to take their time perusing the extra- large Dec. 22 issue. Call...

 By Brady Slater    News    December 1, 2023 

Contracted work sparks controversy

The issue of using outside social workers received a second vote in a month at Monday's Carlton County board meeting, where one commissioner continued to vote "no." Commissioner Tom Proulx was the...


Laughter and music on tap for the holidays

County Seat Theater Company gets in on the holiday action this month with a side-splitting journey to a small town in Texas in "Christmas Belles." A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of... Full story


Business SPOTLIGHT: Pine Knot News

The Pine Knot News observed its fifth anniversary at the end of October rather quietly, because staff members at the independent locally owned newspaper were busy working. From humble beginnings in... Full story


Church Services

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


Senior Lunch Menu

Arrowhead Senior Nutrition Menu Friday, Dec. 1 Goulash, strawberry crisped rice bar Sat-Sun, Dec. 2-3 Frozen meals available Monday, Dec. 4 Sweet and sour pork, fruited gelatin with topping Tuesday, Dec. 5 Hashbrown egg bake, blueberry muffin... Full story


Community Events Calendar

Santa’s Home for The Holidays continues Dec. 1 & 2. See the advertisement below for events. FRIDAY, DEC. 1 Autumn Voices singing group performs at 2 p.m. at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. SATURDAY, DEC. 2 Holiday bazaar 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Zion... Full story


Death notices

Daniel “Boone” Richard Powless, age 74 of Bemidji, Minnesota passed away Friday, November 24, 2023, in his home. A wake service will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, Minnesota. A traditional funeral... Full story


Harry's Gang: Parents create royal dilemma

There seems to be a cultural crisis facing Barnum that threatens the very existence of the city and its high school. The crisis? Kids at the school this fall elected two boys as the top homecoming... Full story


Korby's Connections: Stay on the band wagon

Shut your eyes, picture it's the Fourth of July or Labor Day in Cloquet. It's parade time. The veterans have passed by, now here comes the music. You recognize the familiar trailer, with its red,... Full story


Obituary: Myrna Loy (O'Geay) Suvanto

Myrna Loy (O'Geay) Suvanto, 85, of Cloquet passed away peacefully at Park River Estates Care Center in Coon Rapids on Nov. 17, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 15, 1938, in Duluth. Sh... Full story


Obituary: Albert Jasper Holm

Albert Jasper Holm, 86, of Carlton passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. Albert was born to Albert and Lucille Holm on Feb. 4, 1937. He was raised in Camanche,... Full story


Obituary: Donna Mae Smith

Donna Mae Smith, 91, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 18, 2023, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. Donna was born Dec. 21, 1931, in Cloquet. She worked at Northwest Paper Company (Sappi now) in... Full story


Brevator man injured in garage fire

A 64-year-old Brevator man was injured in a fire in a detached garage last week. The Cloquet Area Fire Department and St. Louis County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the 3500 block of Nelson Road in Brevator... Full story


Early deadlines for Thanksgiving issue

Pine Knot News deadlines will be moved up one day for the Thanksgiving holiday next week. That means all news announcements, obituaries and legal notices must be received by 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. Call 218-878-9332 with any questions. The Pine Knot...

 By Brady Slater    News    November 17, 2023

Debate flares over outside contracts

A Carlton County board meeting flared hot Tuesday, when commissioner Tom Proulx and county staff squared off over the use of contracted social work. Despite a 4-1 vote affirming the use of contracted social workers to address a surge in disability...


Harry's Gang: Thinking outside the box with housing

There’s a real need for housing in Cloquet. It seems to me, slowly but surely, the central part of the city is deteriorating as more and more people move out to the larger lots available on the... Full story


Poirier, Leonzal win school board elections

Although Election Day saw many highly competitive and issues-based elections around the country, along with a change of mayor in Duluth, Carlton County had just two school board races on the ballot. Both races — one in Carlton, one in Barnum ... Full story


Santa is coming to Cloquet

The countdown to Santa’s Home for the Holidays has started, with the annual celebration set for the first weekend in December. Events actually kick off the evening of Nov. 30, with Storytime with... Full story


Man convicted of murdering girlfriend and child seeks new trial

Jana Peterson [email protected] A Cloquet man convicted of murdering his pregnant girlfriend and her toddler is appealing that conviction to the Minnesota Supreme Court, on the grounds of prosecut...

 By Mike Creger    News    November 10, 2023

Veterans Day: War, astronauts and big blasts ... Navy vet saw a lot during his service

It may seem odd for a Vietnam War era military veteran to refer to his experiences as "fun," but that's how Jerry Tschida chooses to remember his time in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1969. It was... Full story


Obituary: Carolyn Faye Matten

Carolyn Faye Matten, 86, of Cloquet passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2023 at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born Feb. 27, 1937, in Cloquet, the daughter of John and Dolores (Joseph) Garsow.... Full story


Obituary: Roy Lewis Jerde

Roy Lewis Jerde passed away at home on Oct. 30, 2023, at the age of 83. Roy was born on Sept. 23, 1940, in Madison, Minnesota, to Herbert and Eleanor Jerde. Roy moved to Cloquet in 1955 and graduated... Full story


Obituary: Duane Rae Mead

Duane Rae Mead, 87, of Wrenshall passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, with his family by his side. Duane was born to Fern and Adeline Mead on March 21, 1936, in Tamarack. He atte... Full story


Obituary: Cecil R. Boedigheimer

Cecil R. Boedigheimer, 93, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, at Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. Cecil was born and spent his entire life in the Cloquet/Scanlon area. He was preceded in... Full story


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