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 By Euan Kerr    Culture    December 3, 2021

Robert Bly, county's poet neighbor, dies at 94

Minnesota poet, teacher and men's movement founder Robert Bly was a major figure in American literature for decades who drew adulation and controversy. Bly died Nov. 21. He was 94. Born in 1926, he...


County Corner: Bly was a welcome and welcoming presence here

The passing of Robert Bly, a well-known poet and author of "Iron John," brought back many memories for me as a longtime reporter and resident of the Moose Lake area. Bly lived in the Twin Cities area...


Art show features two local photographers

People who appreciate great photography and the great outdoors are invited to attend the opening art reception for two local photographers from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Pine Knot News office... Full story


County Seat offers Texas-size holiday show

The County Seat Theater Company will present the comedy “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas" at the Encore! Performing Arts Center in Cloquet. “Growing up in a small town sparked long ago holiday memor... Full story


U.S. Poet laureate inspires local work

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will make a virtual visit to Carlton County next week, and local artists and writers have been preparing for her appearance. Harjo is a writer and performer of... Full story


When Pinehurst was the epicenter of fun

Pinehurst Park looms large in my memories of growing up in Cloquet during the 1940s and 1950s. Daily life during that post-Depression Era meant every penny had to be accounted for. Families had to... Full story


Agate Encores concerts return

The Agate Encores special concert series is back. In recent conversations with local residents, one of the things that people have missed most during our past year of Covid shutdowns is live musical...


CAT-7 adds local podcast, theater and horror to lineup

Watch the County Seat children’s theater production of “When Silents Was Golden” on CAT-7. For the month of August, the cable access channel is showing videos of weeks 3 and 4 of the children’s theater production at 3 and 6 p.m. Mondays,... Full story


Call for submissions: Bringing Joy

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will visit the Northland Oct. 18, 2021. Through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, the Bringing Joy Committee will create an e-book dedicated to... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Culture    June 11, 2021

Shooting Stars celebrates two decades of keeping step

Shooting Stars Dance students were alternately giddy, nervous or bored Saturday morning, as they waited for the spring recital to begin at Cloquet High School. There were tears from a couple of the... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Culture    May 21, 2021

Pandemic pause, reset

The past 14 months have been a rollercoaster ride for 2011 Cloquet graduate and full-time musician Tony Petersen, from a rock 'n' roll tour of Europe to riding out the pandemic in Minneapolis. When... Full story


'Cut!' keeps it lighthearted

After the fall musical was canceled because of the pandemic and the One Act play was entirely online - including rehearsals - director Darrell Davey was determined to make sure every student who... Full story


Libraries to offer juggling kits

The Carlton Area, Cloquet and Moose Lake public libraries will be offering juggling kits May 1-31, while supplies last. The “Juggling: A Not-So-Brief Introduction” take-and-move art kit, designed... Full story


Food Sources: Food truck caters to a wide palate

You're lucky if you find yourself at the VFW in the West End of Cloquet on a Friday night for a smashburger at the Room at the Table food truck. You'll have a great supper prepared by Paul Sapyta and... Full story


Esko play set during past health scare

As with every other sport and activity during the pandemic, Covid-19 brought changes to the one-act play competitions this year. Actors, crew and directors wore masks during rehearsals and... Full story


Your guide to area eateries and bars

The coronavirus pandemic continues its assault on our bodies and the economy. On the bright side economically, restaurants and bars reopened Monday, Jan. 11, at 50 percent capacity with a mandatory... Full story


Food for Thought gets a Covid redo

The eighth annual Food for Thought fundraising event from the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has been reimagined this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. A kick-off event, the popular... Full story


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