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Food shelves remain in high demand
Minnesota will likely see a record number of visits to food shelves this year. The demand has nonprofit organizations scrutinizing budgets and considering new ways to stretch resources. The Salvation... Full story
Taking a nostalgic slide
Corey was standing a few feet from the sled run when she spoke — one hand on her hip, her other mittened hand trying to wisp away the strands of hair run renegade from under her cap. “Are you the announcer, or something?” She was 8. She often...
'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
Obituary: Mark Dougherty
Mark Dougherty, 58, of Saginaw passed away unexpectedly at home on Nov. 18, 2022. He was born on Sept. 17, 1964, to Lowell "Tuffy" and Rosemary Dougherty. Mark graduated from AlBrook school in 1983.... Full story
Obituary: Betty Jane Reed
Betty Jane Reed, 89, of Automba Township passed away from Covid pneumonia on Nov. 6, 2022, at Essentia Hospital in Moose Lake. Betty Jane was born at home in Automba, Minnesota on Oct. 10, 1933, to Re... Full story
Obituary: Janice E. Nelson
Janice E. Nelson, 78 of Duluth, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Proctor. She was born May 10, 1944, in Duluth, the daughter of Verner and Lucille (Anderson)... Full story
Obituary: James "Jim" Harold Tario
James "Jim" Harold Tario, 70, of Cloquet passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, peacefully in his sleep at home. Jim was born July 10, 1952, in Cloquet to Harold and Marie Tario. He lived in Cloquet... Full story
Obituary: Michael Clarence Erickson
Michael Clarence Erickson, 62, of rural Duluth died unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. He was born in Cloquet on June 30, 1960, to Clarence and Smila Erickson. Mike was a 1978 graduate of AlBrook High School. He enlisted in the... Full story
Well, another week is over and gone, and now November is almost gone too. It sure is weird when the sun goes down so early. It’s hard for me to stay awake after 7 p.m., but as we get used to Standard Time, I’m sure it will seem normal after a whi...
Bethany-Bethlehem Lutheran Parish https://www.bethanybethlehem.org 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
Community Events Calendar
SUNDAY, NOV. 27 Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m., music by Two for the Road. Potluck, $8 cover. 218-210-7793, 391-4781 Jill Glass benefit and live auction 3-8 p.m. Wussow’s Concert Cafe, 324 N. Central Ave., Duluth. Music by One Less Guest,... Full story
Early deadlines for Thanksgiving issue
Pine Knot News deadlines will move 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. 21. Call 218-878-9332 with any questions. The Pine Knot... 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...
Vikings ... it's complicated
I’m not sure if even Fran Tarkenton could have consoled me as I hid in the closet. Of course, he was at that time on a plane returning from a Vikings loss in Washington. It was in the early evening on Nov. 30, 1975 — a gloomy, wet gloaming...
Diamond dominator gets his due
It's the end of daylight saving time. For former Cloquet High athletic standout Mike Forrest, "turn back the clock" came a week early. Forrest was inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame... Full story
Obituary: Todd Robert Mostrom
Todd Robert Mostrom, 50, passed away peacefully in his home on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2022. He was born to Darlene Mostrom and Robert "Bob" Mostrom on April 12, 1972, in Duluth. Todd graduated from... Full story
Obituary: Kenneth A. Johnson
Kenneth A. Johnson, 76, of Kettle River passed away at his home Nov. 10, 2022. The family is thankful for the devoted and compassionate care of almost five years provided by Stephanie and Denise at... Full story
Obituary: Stephanie Gail Hammitt
Stephanie Gail Hammitt, 60, of Cloquet, died peacefully Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at her home. She was born on Oct. 22, 1962, to Peter and Priscilla (Roy) Defoe in Minneapolis. She was raised in... Full story
Obituary: Chester Edwan Thomas
Chester Edwan Thomas, 80, of Wright passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Moose Lake Village. He was born on July 30, 1942, in Minneapolis to Clarence and Georgia Thomas. Chester graduated from... Full story
Dotseth finally clears hurdle
In dribs and drabs, and sometimes huge rushes, throughout the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the results in the District 11A state house race came in. In the end, Republican Jeff Dotseth's third try... Full story