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Many thanks

Sometimes it takes a village. In the case of Cloquet's community Thanksgiving dinner, it takes an army ... of volunteers. They work out of two headquarters: the Cloquet VFW for deliveries, and Zion... Full story


Kids, adults invited to learn about keeping salt out of water at library classes Dec. 9, 18

And just like that, Thanksgiving whizzes by and the holiday season begins. To add to the long list of seasonal happenings such as Bentleyville and holiday plays and visits with Santa, the Carlton... Full story


Carlton County Holiday Guide in this week's Pine Knot News

Find all kinds of deals at local stores along with oodles of fun things to do over the holiday season inside this week's Pine Knot News. And, by the way, due to the predicted blizzard on Small...


Happy birthday, Marines

This year the U.S. Marine Corps celebrated its 244th birthday, and a birthday ball was hosted by the Hebert Kennedy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3979 in Cloquet. Cory Johnson, director of the State... Full story


Wright-Cromwell News

Our current high school exchange student from Italy, Lisa, was selected to play flute in the 52nd annual High School Honor Band at the University of Minnesota Duluth last Friday and Saturday. Lisa... Full story


Old-style coming to music series in Moose Lake Saturday

Imagine yourself in the heart of Paris sipping coffee and listening to a strolling accordionist. Or at a club in Argentina dancing the tango? Now see yourself sitting at the new Moose Lake School audi... Full story


'The Little Mermaid' washes ashore at Cloquet High School this weekend

After 10 years of directing, Kevin Hamre had stepped away from the massive productions that are the fall musicals at Cloquet High School. Shows that often feature between 70 and 100 young actors and... Full story


Veterans Day activities in northern Carlton County

Veterans Day in Cloquet All veterans and their loved ones are invited to a Veterans Day dinner at the Hebert Kennedy VFW Post 3979 at 210 Arch St. in Cloquet from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11. The meal is free for veterans, and $10 for everyone else.... Full story


Cloquet Ski Club sign-ups coming soon

Winter is on its way. Around here, that also means Nordic ski and ski jumping season will be here soon as well — as soon as enough snow falls. Families who want to get involved in these winter sports are encouraged to join the Cloquet Ski Club, a...


Free Chiefs of Comedy show at Black Bear

The Chiefs of Comedy will perform a free show at the Otter Creek Event Center at Black Bear Casino and Resort Friday, Nov. 15 as part of Native American Heritage month. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. This comedy show will feature JR... Full story


Wright-Cromwell News

Folks are wearing their blaze orange again, and you know what that means. It’s time to eat (and shop) and hunt. The hunters supper sponsored by the Cromwell Area Community Club will be 4-7 p.m.... Full story


Finn News

I take solace in the fact that along with thoughts of winter come thoughts of Christmas. So, I’m putting these upcoming Christmas bazaars and festivals on my calendar and I hope you do, too! Plan... Full story


Wrenshall News: Art tour allows sense of place

When I moved to Wrenshall after graduate school in New York City I had many friends and colleagues tell me some version of the same thing: “Oh, what a unique thing. Art and farming. How can you...


Opera comes to school

Churchill Elementary School students are captivated by soprano Siena Forest as she performs in "Cinderella" with the Little Opera of the North program Oct. 24. The traveling show aims to introduce... Full story


Wright-Cromwell news

Last week was a tough one for many with the passing of Mike Olson, Clarence Smith Jr., Eugenia Lisson, Lee Lippo, June Kingsley and, most recently, Larry Hamren. Larry, 76, of Wright passed away... Full story


Carlton news

Now that Halloween has come and gone, we can look forward to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. There are some among us who groan and “bah humbug” about the holidays, but there are others, l... Full story


Art tour goes on a 'Roundabout'

No matter which exit you take, next week's Roundabout: North Carlton County Art Tour offers a different artistic experience at each of its seven stops: A theater. A museum. Two grand historic homes. A... Full story


'Little Mermaid' tickets on sale

Tickets for the upcoming performance of “The Little Mermaid” at Cloquet High School are available online starting today The musical adaptation, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story of a mermaid who falls in love with a prince, also... Full story


All dressed up for a fun run

Participants in the 14th annual Pumpkin Run & Walk at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College were greeted with perfect weather conditions for the 5K race and festive community event on Saturday...


In the mood for to be scared ... or just to have some Halloween fun?

There are several options for thrill seekers of all ages this weekend Haunted Shack The Haunted Shack and Ru-Ridge Farms have teamed up to provide folks with the ultimate fall experience during the... Full story


Wright-Cromwell News

The Chilloween Halloween party is Friday, Oct. 25 inside the Cromwell Park Pavilion (no kids on the playground/outside). From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the party is geared toward kids in 6th grade and...


Schedule: This week in prep sports

Swimming Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. vs. Duluth Denfeld Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. invitational at Superior Saturday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at Mesabi East Girls soccer sections The Cloquet-Carlton girls t... Full story


Caterpillar party in Thomson Township (Esko)

Caterpillar and snowplow fans in general will gather in celebration of the revitalized Thomson Township D8 Caterpillar-powered snow plow starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Esko Museum. The...


Catch the "Music Circus" at the Chief

The second floor of Cloquet’s historic Chief Theatre is marking its grand opening with lots of music and good clean fun as the “Music Circus” tour comes to town. In keeping with the... Full story


Moose Lake concert seasons opens next week

Join Agate Encores Community Concerts at the Moose Lake area high school at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 as they open a new season with a performance by the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra. The school’s auditor... Full story


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