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Girls wanted to start a Scout troop; campout offered

Any girls interested in finding out more about joining a Scout BSA troop — formerly known as the Boy Scouts — can get a taste of a typical event by joining in a campout at Pine Valley on Friday, Oct. 6. Scoutmaster Jason Mangan said they are...


history mystery

Forgive yourself if you haven't heard of Julius Berg Baumann. The Norwegian-American poet, who lived in Carlton County, died of cancer in 1923, at age 53. And unless you find translations of his...


On The Mark: Summer brings outside work, beauty

It’s been a long and challenging summer in our part of Carlton County. So little rain, so many detours on Highway 210. Not even one swim in a lake! We’ve made up for it with home improvements. The... Full story


A rugged run

Cody Bourke-Anderson, left, and Tom Anderson trail run near a beaver dam during the Lost Forester run at Pine Valley in Cloquet on a misty cool morning Saturday. Bourke-Anderson, from Brook Park, won... Full story

 By Brady Slater    Sports    August 25, 2023

Youth hockey back in good standing

Three years after having its nonprofit status revoked, the Cloquet Amateur Hockey Association is in good standing again, having had its federal tax-exempt status reinstated late last week. “We’re... Full story


Lost Forester Runs coming

The Lost Forester Runs of Pine Valley return Saturday, Aug. 26. The unique event offers three choices: people can run or walk 5.5K or 11K on the ski and bike trails at the park, or take the more... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    August 11, 2023

City considers cannabis control options

With recreational cannabis now legal in the state of Minnesota, local cities can choose to regulate its sale in a variety of ways, Cloquet planner/zoning administrator Al Cottingham told the Cloquet City Council on Aug. 1. “Conceivably we won’t...


Obituary: Shirley I. Hart-Mingus

Shirley I. Hart-Mingus, 87, of Wright passed away April 27, 2023, at Suncoast Hospice in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was born Aug. 26, 1935. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Hart... Full story


Obituary: Gene Clarence Paulson

Gene Clarence Paulson, 92, of Cloquet, was guided into eternal life on June 29, 2023, surrounded by his family at Solvay Hospice House. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, July 12 at... Full story

 By Tom Urbanski    News    June 30, 2023

Poking around at Pine Valley

Add "college classroom" to the list of activities at Cloquet's Pine Valley Recreation Area, known for its ski jumping, Nordic skiing, mountain biking, hiking, trail running, snowshoeing, hockey...

 By Kerry Rodd    News    June 23, 2023

Arena ice suffers a mortal coil problem

When Justin Harriman went to check on the hockey arena over Memorial Day weekend, he knew immediately something wasn't quite right. "I went in and checked on things and found an issue with the ice...

 By Jana Peterson    News    May 19, 2023

City of Cloquet: Free pickup of brush begins after Memorial Day

As residents continue to clean up trees damaged by heavy winter snow, Cloquet city councilors voted Tuesday to help its citizens dispose of that debris. Starting May 30, local contractor 3D...


Obituary: Richard Earl "Dick" Dombrowski

Richard Earl "Dick" Dombrowski, 75, of Esko died Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Hilltop Healthcare in Duluth as a result of Alzheimer's disease. Per Dick's wishes, his body has been cremated and a... Full story


Warm weather brings plenty of outdoor opportunities

Whether you're looking for a way to while away an afternoon or plan an entire week's worth of activities - staycation style - there's plenty to do in Carlton County. Spring and summer are the perfect... Full story

 By Steve Korby    Opinion    May 5, 2023

Korby: Why did Scanlon dominate Cloquet's Little League baseball?

For the record, in the 1960s the West End of Cloquet produced and developed most of the city’s elite young golfers and future Olympic cross country skiers and ski jumpers. With Cloquet Country Club... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    April 14, 2023

Easter on ice delights

With the possible exception of 22-month-old Callahan Broneak, the Broneak and Kalash cousins were thrilled with their celebrity ice skate Saturday in Cloquet. "They were excited when we told them they... Full story


Skate with the Easter Bunny

Cloquet Community Education will hold its second annual Easter weekend Skate with the Easter Bunny 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Pine Valley. The free family skating event will feature a DJ, arts and... Full story


Skate with the Easter Bunny

Cloquet Community Education will hold its second annual Easter weekend Skate with the Easter Bunny 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Pine Valley. The free family event will feature a DJ, arts and crafts... Full story


The winter adventure continues

From the right vantage point, the ski jumps at Pine Valley rise over tall pine trees and - along with the water tower and pulp mill - serve as an anchor in Cloquet's irregular skyline. On Sunday... Full story


Obituary: Eugene Emery Tuominen

Eugene Emery Tuominen, 86, of Saginaw passed away at Brooke Manor, where he had resided the last 3 ½ years, on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. He was born in Cedar Valley, Minnesota on Oct. 27, 1936,... Full story


Obituary: Vernon E. "Vern" Johnson

Vernon E. "Vern" Johnson, 81, of Cloquet passed away March 4, 2023, at Community Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1941, in Cloquet, the son of Rudolph and Lorraine (Cologne) Johnson. Vern... Full story


Pine Valley ski races, jumping draw crowd

Cloquet's Pine Valley was a winter sports oasis Saturday, with hundreds of athletes and parents here for the junior varsity Nordic ski championships, joined by ski jumpers and a handful of hockey... Full story


Nordic team sends relay teams to State

Over a week's time, the Lumberjacks Nordic ski team had its share of triumphs and losses, with temperature highs and lows to match. Fighting minus-5-degree temperatures at the Lake Superior... Full story


Cloquet grad makes world stage

During this month's 2023 FISU World University Games in Lake Placid, New York, Nordic combined competitor Aidan Ripp wore his Cloquet Ski Club hat for every competition. The Cloquet grad was one of... Full story


Obituary: James J. Nynas

James J. Nynas, 57, of Minnetonka passed away on Dec. 28, 2022 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He is survived by his partner, Robb Johnson; parents, Jim and Carlie Nynas; siblings, Jodi... Full story


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