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 By Jana Peterson    News    January 24, 2020 

A shot at one-act glory for local casts

Ready, set, act. It's not quite a race, but things will be happening pretty fast Saturday when Cloquet High School hosts a one-act play competition in the school's recently remodeled auditorium. Six... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    January 24, 2020 

Esko actors take 'Our Place' to Two Harbors

Esko High School actors will transport their audience and judges to the lakeside in their One Act performance of "Our Place." The play is composed of five scenes and an epilogue, all of which take... Full story


Cromwell-Wright selects 'sweet' comedy

Cromwell-Wright High School selected "Hard Candy" by Jonathon Rand for this year's One Act play. Director Mary Rose Varo said it's a funny play, centering around a fast-paced series of hilarious... Full story


'Mermaid' is a smash hit

The Cloquet High School production of "The Little Mermaid" last weekend was both spectacular and record-breaking. The first fall musical in the newly renovated CHS auditorium sold out all four shows...


Look at that! Study of currents is an electricfying experience

Hello, to all the electricity users out there, and that includes most of us. Hopefully, your coffee maker went on this morning, your cell phone was charged, the toaster worked, and your car...

 By Mike Creger    News    November 15, 2019

Carlton/Wrenshall commitment clash clouds consolidation

The results of what at times was a contentious meeting of school board members from Wrenshall and Carlton Tuesday will be seen at each board's regular meetings next week. There should be two...


Cloquet writers collect state honors in essay contest

While athletics and drama are often in the spotlight, three Cloquet High School juniors recently took centerstage for an academic endeavor, after placing first, third and fifth in a statewide essay... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    October 18, 2019

Cloquet school district seeks input to plan for the future

Cloquet school district officials want you. Or rather, they want your opinion and input on a new strategic plan for the school district, in exchange for a light dinner and the promise of continuing to educate our young people. Superintendent Michael...

 By Jordan Allen    News    October 11, 2019

Java Jacks is open for business

Late nights and early risings mixed with the colder temperatures of fall creates a deadly, sleepy challenge for high school students. Some days, the rush to school can leave students without the... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    October 11, 2019

Carlton, Wrenshall school districts ready for public input on consolidation

The consensus reached at a joint meeting Monday of the full Carlton and Wrenshall school boards is that members will likely seek a referendum in August of next year on facilities improvements at two schools. But that fact, as opposed to having a... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    September 20, 2019

Carlton, Wrenshall school boards approve maximum tax levies

Continued decreasing enrollment is driving decisions in the Carlton school district this month. Outside of the continuing discussions about consolidation with Wrenshall, the school board set its preliminary levy for next year at the maximum. By law,...

 By Mike Creger    News    September 13, 2019

Consolidation crush is on for Carlton, Wrenshall school boards

There will be a flurry of meetings in the next two months as school boards in Wrenshall and Carlton continue to explore a consolidation of the districts. After joint meetings this summer with the full boards, members are moving in the direction of a...


Washington named 'School of Excellence'

The secret is out: Washington Elementary School is a Minnesota School of Excellence. Of course, the students and staff already knew Washington is an excellent school ... but now that inside knowledge...


Principals shuffle at area schools

Carlton County schools has lost at least one principal to Duluth this fall, and moved one in from neighboring Pine County. In Carlton, the school board held a special meeting Friday, Sept. 6 to...


Education notes

Robert Sobczak of Cloquet was named to the second semester dean’s list at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona. The list includes 343 undergraduate students who earned a grade point average of 3.60 or better on a 4.0 scale. The Cloquet...

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 28, 2019

Rotary awards scholarships

On June 4, at the noon meeting of the Cloquet Rotary Club, scholarships were awarded to six area high school seniors. Five $1000 scholarships were awarded to Scott Rousseau of Carlton; Annika Wold of... Full story

 By Mike Creger    News    June 28, 2019

Wrenshall, Carlton boards to meet

The full boards from the Carlton and Wrenshall school districts will meet July 9 to discuss the possibilities of consolidation. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. at South Terrace Elementary School in Carlton. There will be no public comment...

 By Pine Knot News    News    June 28, 2019

College notes

Anna Gunelson of Cloquet was named to the president’s list at Gonzaga University for the 2019 spring semester. Students must earn a 3.85 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed. Gonzaga University is a humanistic, private Catholic University...


Cloquet honor rolls

CLOQUET SENIOR HIGH Quarter 4 A HONOR ROLL GRADE 9: Amelia Allen, Mason Anderson, Samuel Bailey, Donte Bell, Winnie Benjamin Hall, Ilei Benson, Amaya Bridge, Abigail Brown, Thorin Brown, Samuel Buytaert, Kate Conway, Marina Dostal, McKenah Downing,...


Carlton honor rolls

Carlton High School Quarter 4 A Honor Roll Grade 12: Jordan Hyry, Kaitlyn Kalli, Scott Rousseau, Peyton Schmidt, Jayden Swanson, Alena Wallin, Jennifer Zylka. Grade 11: Spencer Anderson, Kaylee Asleson, Alaina Bennett, Alisha Broneak, Kaden Crane,...


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