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 By Pine Knot News    People    January 24, 2020 

Avid friends, fans

Clarence Badger, left, Rol Bromberg and Jeff Mayer posed at the Jan. 3 Lumberjacks hockey game when the boys played Holy Angels at home. Bromberg and Badger both worked at the high school together...


She's quilting a career making art with wood

Leah Hammond stood on the showroom floor of her family's woodworking business in Cloquet. Beside her was her latest hand-crafted wall hanging, an elegant testimony to her creativity and... Full story

 By Anne Dugan    People    January 17, 2020

Wrenshall news

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and one of the ways I try and honor his legacy is to try something new and push myself to leave my comfort zone. Given the divisive nature of our national...


Cloquet's Koby Bender is a player on the rise

As a young child, Cloquet's Koby Bender had two goals: play college hockey and in the National Hockey League. The 22-year-old is on his way. In his third year with the University of Minnesota Duluth,... Full story


Coffee, pizza enterprises get new owners

Bearaboo Coffee opened New Year's Day with brand new owners, after Natalie and Chris Swanson purchased Cloquet's only combination coffee shop and car wash from Karen Williams, who owned both... Full story


Conservationist honored

Warren Tester was recently honored as an outstanding conservationist at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts last month in Bloomington. He was...


Cloquet celebrates with communal Christmas dinner

Santa's helpers were busy in Cloquet Wednesday, serving Christmas dinner to hundreds of community members who either came to Zion Lutheran Church to enjoy the communal Christmas dinner or enjoyed... Full story


Lions provide vision screenings

Larry Penk, George Saarela and Dick Singpiel from the Carlton Lions Club complete a vision test for a Carlton student. The Lions use a vision screener that evaluates nine different areas of vision....


New Blankets for newborns

Meggan Ranta of Northwoods Credit Union and Larissa Sheff, a registered nurse at Community Memorial Hospital, show off 12 handmade baby blankets for newborns at the hospital's birthing suites....


Korby's Connections: Sometimes, sports heroes come to you

Have you ever had the opportunity to meet your childhood or, for that matter, adulthood hero? It could be a political or religious leader, a rock or TV or movie star, a sports legend, or maybe even... Full story


Esko First quarter merit roll

Grade 7 Laila Adamu Jack Bergstedt Aviana Bergstrand Elijah Bolling Annarose Brantley Colton Dewey Rilee Durovec Anika Elsmore Tait Erickson Elijah Gonzalez Elizabeth Haapanen Jack Hakala Alec Halvorson Greta Harden Arabelle Hawkinson Lillian Hester...


'Ms. Christmas' has passion for giving

Even in a year that included a flooded apartment and moving into a new building, Cloquet's Paula Maki is still doing all she can to fulfill her mission of bringing Christmas gifts and joy to...


Wrenshall first quarter honor rolls

A Honor Roll Connar Ankrum, Patrick Ankrum, Joseph Bergman, Liam Bruce, Taylor Bryce Megan Carlson, Lillian Eckdahl, Sage Fernquist Hunter Holmes, Cloey Horner, Bryanna Kuehnow Kaylie Lammi, Elliana Lattu, Hannah Lattu, Joel Lembke, Katarina Mattson... Full story


Esko first quarter honor rolls

Honor Roll Grade 7 Santiago Anich Ellahna Barnes Jaxon Benedix Aspen Berg Wyatt Bergstedt Liam Brissett Joseph Cekalla Liberty Clifford Michael Dusek Claire Fontaine Max Foster Ethan Gamache Jack Graddy Raegan Grayson Ella Grell Isabelle Haapala... Full story


Loss of football program makes Cloquet alum scramble

News that St. Cloud State University is ending its football program has left at least one Cloquet graduate scrambling over finals week to find a way to keep playing college football. Dylan Lauer, a...


Wanted: Bell ringers

While the Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraiser runs only through the weeks leading up to Christmas, the proceeds pay for local social services programs for the entire year, according to David... Full story


Governor visits cloquet mill

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited the Sappi mill in Cloquet last month for conversation and a tour. Interim Sappi mill manager Tom Radovich said mill leadership wanted to talk to Gov. Walz about forest... Full story


Pearl Harbor still echoes, 78 years on

Some memories never fade. Don Long remembers the morning of Dec. 7, 1941 like it was yesterday. The Barnum High School 1939 grad had been at Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station in Hawaii for about only two... Full story


A touch of Sweden at Carlton County farm

Shoppers for Christmas trees can experience a Swedish Christmas in Minnesota at the Jansson Tree Farm of Gunilla and Goran Jansson north of Mahtowa just off of Highway 61 at the end of Carlson Road....


Volunteer spotlight

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for those 55 and over. One of the great things about this program is that one can use skills and interests developed over a lifetime for the benefit of...


With help, a legacy of land is created along the Nemadji

Most people want to leave a legacy, to know that their lives mattered, to leave their mark on the world, a contribution of some sort to future generations. But many don’t consciously think about what they want their legacy to be or how to build... Full story


Band member had a shot in Major League Baseball ... in 1910

More than 100 years ago, a member of the Fond du Lac band pitched six innings for the Chicago White Sox … the same year he was deemed “unqualified” to play for the Cloquet baseball team. His... Full story


The buck stopped here

Larry Slater shot this 10-point, 210-pound buck in Carlton County Nov. 14 while hunting in the Mahtowa area, where his family and friends have hunted for decades. Share your Big Buck photos and...

 By Kerry Rodd    People    November 22, 2019

County athletes make college commitments

Kiana Bender, Dea DeLeon and Taylor Nelson may attend different local high schools, but the trio have at least two things in common. The first is that all three play hockey for the...


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