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 By Pine Knot News    News    July 1, 2022 

Police arrest juvenile for attempted homicide

Police shut down Pinehurst Park Saturday night, after shots were fired in the central Cloquet park. According to a news release issued by the Cloquet Police Department, approximately 11:15 p.m.... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    July 1, 2022 

Finally, a full Fourth

The Carlton County forecast for Monday includes a military flyover and parades in the morning, followed by family-friendly fun all afternoon and a movie and fireworks at night. As of Wednesday... Full story

 News    July 1, 2022 

Child hit by car in Cloquet

A girl was struck by a car in Cloquet Tuesday afternoon and suffered “substantial injuries,” the Cloquet Police Department reported. The accident happened on the 30 block of Third Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Third and Carlton... Full story

 News    July 1, 2022 

Agencies target drunk boating

Boating under the influence is a problem, and one the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and its local, county, state and federal law enforcement partners will target July 2-4 during Operation Dry Water, a national campaign aimed at deterring...

 By Mike Creger    News    July 1, 2022 

Wrenshall continues wrangle with allegations

The Wrenshall school board was scheduled to have another meeting to discuss an investigation of “allegations of misconduct” on Thursday, June 30. It wasn’t determined before this issue of the Pine Knot News went to press whether the meeting...

 By Jana Peterson    News    July 1, 2022 

Plea deal possible in apartment manslaughter case

A Cloquet man facing manslaughter charges after an alleged fight gone wrong is working toward a plea deal with the Carlton County Attorney’s Office. Joel Jay Ammesmaki, age 59, was charged with first-degree manslaughter in September for “causing...

 News    July 1, 2022 

Woman reports confrontation

The Cloquet Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Carlton Avenue West Tuesday afternoon, near First Lake, for a report of an attempted sexual assault. According to a police report, a driver reported being flagged down by a 69-year-old...

 News    July 1, 2022 

Searching for Esko grads

In preparation for the Esko All School Reunion set for August, organizers are seeking people who graduated between 1940 and 1966, who may not be regular users of social media. Call Joyce Houtz at 218-591-7099 to get on the list and/or to get...

 By Dan Reed    News    July 1, 2022 

Elk farm stirs moratorium debate

A public meeting Monday regarding captive deer, elk and moose farms yielded two surprises: news of a new elk farm in the county and a state agency’s refusal to give county officials any information regarding the new business. The Minnesota Board...

 By Marcia Sarvela    News    July 1, 2022 

Kettle River news

The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee met Wednesday, June 21 to plan for this year’s Ma & Pa Kettle Days, which will be held Aug. 13. Some activities include a pie social at the senior center 12-2 p.m. and bingo at the Veterans Building 1-4 p.m. Look...

 News    July 1, 2022 

CMH group gives scholarships

Five area students were awarded $800 health care scholarships by the Community Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services Organization. Pictured in the back row, from left, are scholarship committee chair...

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 24, 2022

Cop who settled with city speaks up

A former Cloquet police officer who recently settled an employment dispute with the city broke her silence last week. The Cloquet City Council voted unanimously to dismiss Laci Silgjord in February, which she appealed. The council then voted to settl... Full story


Fond du Lac RBC will have two new members

The Fond du Lac Reservation Business Council will soon welcome two new members. Robert Abramowski will replace Ferdinand Martineau as secretary/treasurer of the tribal council, a position Martineau held for 16 years, and Brad Blacketter is the new...

 By Francy Chammings    News    June 24, 2022

Students fill gaps at Mobile Food Pantry program

The bad news just keeps coming: War in Ukraine, mass shooting, gas prices and inflation. But in the midst of the cacophony of the negative, we can find reasons to hope for a better future. One of the... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    June 24, 2022

CAFD Board approves assistant fire chief

The Cloquet Area Fire District has a new assistant fire chief, a new position board members hope will bring more stability to the department and easier succession planning for the future. Corey...


Fire District sets special meeting for Wednesday

The Cloquet Area Fire District will hold a special open meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in the Northwoods Room at the Cloquet Public Library. The consulting firm of Fitch & Associates will... Full story


Carlton High School: Honor Roll Quarter 4

“A” Honor Roll Grade 12 Nicholas DeVriendt-LeDoux Maria Villena Hortelano Alaina Kiehl Carley Parker Morgan Laveau Joseph Solomon Grade 11 Korah Crane Eliza DeCaigny Emma Peterson McKenzie Midge Grade 10 Michael Cadotte Luukas Korpela Gavin... Full story


FDLTCC DEAN'S LIST - Spring 2022

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced more than 120 students attending the college during Spring Semester 2022 achieved high academic standing and earned dean's list honors for the semester grading period. Requirements for earning... Full story


Cromwell Honor Roll - Spring semester 2022

“A” Honor Roll Grade 12 Ludovica Abbozzo Jacob Anderson Rylie Dobosenski NataLee Hakamaki Anja Johnson Scarlett Korpela Alaina Lind Jay Olesiak Andrea Pocernich Augustas Poskus Zevvus Smith Andres Vallejo Angulo Chandell Warner Michael Zoeller... Full story


Barnum Honor Roll - 2022 Quarter 4

“A” Honor Roll GRADE 7 Tessa Bednarek Natalie Carlson Ruth Dinger Connor Ferrin Lillian Genereau Piper Johnson Halle Kauppila Arie Koecher Taylor Lake Lucy Maher Reuben Olson-Williams Nora Piri Miah Sandberg Lauren Soukkala GRADE 8 Kaitlyn Bartz... Full story


Cloquet Council adopts hazard plan

During Tuesday’s meeting, Cloquet city councilors unanimously adopted the Carlton County all-hazard mitigation plan, which was already approved by the state of Minnesota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Carlton County emergency...


I-35 work begins near Barnum

Construction work began Monday, June 20, on Interstate 35 near Barnum. The initial work will be constructing median crossovers in preparation for two-way, head-to-head traffic traveling on southbound I-35, according to the Minnesota Department of...

 By Rebekah King    News    June 24, 2022

Supporters push for upgrade to Esko basketball courts

Dreams of new outdoor basketball courts in Esko could soon become a reality. According to Matt Berger, a former basketball coach, player and trainer, the outdoor courts in Esko have been well-loved by the community over the years. But now, summer...

 By Mike Creger    News    June 24, 2022

Carlton hires new school leaders

South Terrace Elementary School in Carlton has a new principal. The school board on Monday approved the hiring of Donita Stepan, the former superintendent in Thief River Falls in northwestern Minnesota. She will replace Ben Midge, who resigned this s...


State sprays for gypsy moths

Any Cloquet residents awakened by the sound of a low-flying plane Wednesday morning can expect it to happen again within the next three to 12 days, according to the Minnesota Department of...


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