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DFL to honor Nolan in Carlton

The Carlton County Democratic- Farmer-Labor Party will be hosting a retirement dinner in honor of former U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan Saturday, May 4 at the Four Seasons Sports Complex and Event Center in Carlton. Social hour starts at 4:30 p.m., and dinner...

 

Births

Barrrett Ray Payne, 1/18/19 to Clarissa and Lucas Payne in Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake. Harper Grace Frank, 1/10/19 to Alexis and Thomas Frank in Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet. Kat Beretta Lindberg, 1/1/19 to Jackie and Matthew Lindberg in...

 

Student news

Alissa Chalberg from Mahtowa, Minn. earned President’s List honors from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minn., at the conclusion of the Fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, BSU students must be enrolled for at least...

 

CHS students win Change War

Cloquet High School students in science teacher Debra Mikkola's home room show off the coveted "purple pig," which they earned the right to display for the next year for winning the recent Change War...

 

Carlton HIGH SCHOOL honor roll quarter 3

A Honor Roll Grade 12 Jordan Hyry, Scott Rousseau, Alena Wallin. Grade 11 Kaden Crane, Madelyn DeCaigny, Ryan Gray, Spencer Hoeffling, Kaitlyn Kinnunen, Abigail Mickle, Brynne Mickle, Taylor Nelson, Austin Parker, Matthew Santkuyl, Benjamin...

 

CLOQUET HIGH SCHOOL honor roll quarter 3

A HONOR ROLL GRADE 9 Amelia Allen, Mason Anderson, Samuel Bailey, Donte Bell, Winnie Benjamin Hall, Ilei Benson, Abigail Brown, Thorin Brown, Jonah Bryant-Nikko, Samuel Buytaert, Kate Conway, Sophia Diver, Marina Dostal, McKenah Downing, Carson...

 

Local students awarded Spirit of Sovereignty scholarship

Jasmin Budreau, a student at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, was awarded the 2019 Spirit of Sovereignty Scholarship, which is given to well-qualified students attending tribal colleges...

 

STUDENTS of the month

Catherine French is in the 4th-grade St. Michael Class. Cate is a responsible, motivated, and hard-working student who always finishes her assignments in a timely manner and puts forth her best...

 

Get the scoop on Document Spring11

The snow is melting fast, which can mean only one thing in Carlton County. (Hint: it’s not flooding. Although maybe flooding is part of the picture … literally.) It’s time to “document...

 

'Food prepper' is ready for anything Freeze drying food is tasty and nutritious, says Carlson

Laurie Carlson was at loose ends after she finished renovating her cabin a couple of years ago. But then she met someone who told her about freeze drying foods, and she found her new passion. "It was...

 
 By Jana Peterson    People    March 22, 2019

Esko grad shares her story in 'Model Behavior'

When Amy (Robnik) Joob was 15 and an Esko High School sophomore, a vocational inventory stated she was best suited to be a hotel manager, police officer or firefighter. She also considered being a cos...

 

And the Science Fair winners are ...

Cloquet students won the following corporate and special awards during the Northeast Minnesota Regional & American Indian Science Fair at the University of Minnesota Duluth Feb. 9. First place...

 

Graduate student from Japan awarded P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

Congratulations to Yukiko Koto of Japan! Koto is pursuing her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn., and was awarded an International Peace...

 

Cool earns AIF designation

Mark Cool of Split Rock Private Trading, a locally owned investment firm, has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. The AIF...

 

RE/MAX honors local agents

Dianne Siltanen of RE/MAX Cloquet received the RE/MAX 100 percent award. This honors highly successful real estate agents nationwide within the RE/MAX network. A small number of agents receive the...

 

STUDENTS of the month

Samuel Gaffney is Student of the Month in the first-grade St. Anthony Class at Queen of Peace Catholic School. Samuel comes into class every morning with a smile on his face, ready to work. He...

 

Guthrie Theater chooses Cloquet grad, and Cloquet, for first outstate teaching artist

When Cloquet alumnus Alex Goebel heard that the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis was looking to hire its first-ever outstate "teaching artist," he jumped at the opportunity. First of all, the director...

 

Snow sculptor and theater make cool art together

It's a good year to be a snow sculptor in Minnesota. Tim Young Sr. is proof of that, as the Cloquet resident has been busy making art out of massive piles of snow for a couple months now. His most...

 

We honor school board members

Local school board members oversee one of society's most important endeavors: the education of our youth The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 18-22 as School Board Recognition Week in...

 

FDLTCC announces Fall semester Dean's List

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced that 206 students attending the college during Fall Semester 2018 earned academic honors and have been placed on the Dean’s List for the semester grading period. Requirements for earning Dean’s...

 

Student news

Andrea Nicole Keuhn was named to the Fall 2018 dean’s list at the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Keuhn is a junior majoring in Health Care Management. She is the daughter of Michael Keuhn and Marcy Bubb, and is a...

 

Cloquet medallion found!

The fourth annual Groundhog Day Medallion Hunt in Cloquet has ended. Make Abell of Cloquet found the medallion hidden near City Hall on the morning of Feb. 12. Mike won $510 in gift cards and...

 

Meet your Minnesota Senate District 11candidates and vote on Feb. 5!

The Pine Knot News sent a number of questions to the three candidates in the special election for Minnesota Senate District 11, which includes all of Carlton and Pine Counties, along with several precincts in both St. Louis and Kanabec Counties....

 

Cloquet Senior High Quarter 2 Honor Roll

A HONOR ROLL GRADE 9 Amelia Allen, Mason Anderson, Samuel Bailey, Donte Bell, Winnie Benjamin Hall, Ilei Benson, Amaya Bridge, Abigail Brown, Jonah Bryant-Nikko, Samuel Buytaert, Kate Conway, Sophia Diver, McKenah Downing, Eve Eugenis, Hannah Fink,...

 

'Hero dog' saves woman from house fire

Shawn Cordell made a habit of telling the several dogs he and his wife, Terri, have adopted over the years to look after Terri. "I always told them, the first thing you need to do is protect her," he...

 

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