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 By Jana Peterson    People    May 20, 2022 

She's all in on Harvard

What's the secret to getting into Harvard? Finding and following your passion, said Cloquet High School senior Harmony Fisher. Which, in her case, is birds. It is a "random" fascination she owes to...

 By Chris Hill    People    May 20, 2022 

On Faith: Bring a love that heals

It has been good to be here. For almost 10 years, Cloquet, Esko and Carlton and the surrounding lands have been home for me and my wife, Sandy. We have lived here and worked here, played here and... Full story

 By Mike Creger    People    May 13, 2022

Hospital's super volunteer retires

Luckily for the Cloquet community, Darlene Carter has a propensity to get bored. Or "lonely, I guess," she said this month as she was honored for 45 years of volunteer service at Community Memorial...

 By Jana Peterson    People    May 13, 2022

Lessons through music

Duluth musician Gaelynn Lea shares both her music and her musical journey with Churchill Elementary School fourth-grade students Tuesday. Lea visited Churchill on Tuesday and Washington Elementary in...

 By Jana Peterson    People    April 22, 2022

War in Ukraine: Helping her native country

Carlton resident Galyna Tuttle didn't cry when she told the story of the young boy who bled to death in her native country of Ukraine, because she's all cried out after hearing and reading and... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    People    April 22, 2022

War in Ukraine: From Cloquet to Poland

For those wondering how Carmen Purcell has fared in her mission to aid or rescue a Ukrainian teenager she considers a member of the family, things are moving in the right direction. When the Pine Knot... Full story


Science fair students dazzle at state

A total of 19 Cloquet students, along with research mentors Dr. Cynthia Welsh and William Bauer, attended the Minnesota State Science & Engineering Fair earlier this month. The event was held... Full story


Faith: Resurrection shows that God cares

Happy Easter. Why does the Resurrection actually matter? As Christians, we take it for granted that Jesus of Nazareth was killed and rose from the dead and will not die again. But we may not actually... Full story

 By Dave Harwig    People    April 1, 2022

Military weekend at the rink

Carlton's Abrianna Schmidt sings the national anthem Saturday night with the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard in attendance for the Minnesota Wilderness game and its Military Appreciation Weekend... Full story


Coleman top employee at CMH

Azur Coleman recently received the annual CARE award at Community Memorial Hospital for going above and beyond what is expected both at work and in community involvement. Coleman is director of...


Wrenshall's Dugan honored for art contributions

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council announced that Anne Dugan of Wrenshall is one of three winners of the annual Arrowhead Arts Award. Recipients are nominated for their remarkable contributions to...

 By Jana Peterson    People    March 18, 2022

High school archer makes her mark

Izzy Burley may be the only Cloquet High School student ever to get a college scholarship for archery, said activities director Paul Riess. The CHS senior signed a commitment letter to go to Mount... Full story


Zion Lutheran: Imagine a Lenten season reimagined

There is a story in the fourth chapter of John's Gospel about a woman Jesus meets at a well. We don't know much about her, but we do know that she has been married to five different men and was now... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    People    March 4, 2022

Family has deep ties to Ukraine

A Cloquet family has been living with their collective heart in a knot since Russia invaded Ukraine, worried about the fate of a girl they once thought they would adopt, and a Ukrainian family that...


Wrenshall Homecoming Royalty are crowned

Joel Lembke and Jenna Johnson were crowned Wrenshall homecoming king and queen Friday, Feb. 18, after the boys basketball game. Other homecoming candidates included Corey Despot, Abbie Resberg,...


Esko actors reach state stage

For the first time in more than 20 years, the Esko One Act play team took its show to the state competition Friday. Before the team loaded their trailer and drove to St. Paul, their classmates and... Full story


More One Act teams find glory

Like athletic teams, One Act play teams compete against one another at section and subsection tournaments to get to the state competition. Esko had to get past 23 other regional teams in Section 7A... Full story


Guinness says, yep, you're the tallest family in the world

Watching the Trapp kids play basketball and volleyball in the previous decade, Carlton County residents knew Esko's Trapp family was extraordinarily tall. Now the world knows. As announced by the... Full story


Music man turns 95

Who needs a birthday party when you can work? Florian Chmielewski celebrated his 95th birthday last week with friends, family and more than 40 fans in the finest of traditions - by playing the senior...

 By Mike Creger    People    February 4, 2022

Local musher is busy on and off Beargrease trail

On paper, the 40-mile version of the John Beargrease sled dog race on Sunday looks like a real thriller. Racing times showed minutes and even seconds of differential in the top six places. But the... Full story


Band renames building to honor officer

The Fond du Lac Resource Management & Tribal Court building has been renamed the John A. Smith Memorial Building, honoring a retired conservation officer who died at age 69 on Dec. 25. Smith...


For Dave Johnson, love made the world go round

Cloquet lost one of its most charismatic and dedicated residents Saturday, when 81-year-old Dave Johnson died unexpectedly at home. Although Johnson was born and raised here, he was very much a... Full story

 By Steve Korby    People    January 7, 2022

Korby's Connections: More memories of Rol Bromberg

Kerry Rodd’s column about the late Rol Bromberg last week was right on, but I wanted to add a few of my favorite memories. I first met Bromberg when he was my physical education teacher at Cloquet... Full story


Ski Meet Assist

Ask Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Nordic skiing head coach Arne Maijala about the hometown ski meet this week and the conversation will be as much about all the people who help make it happen as much as the...


Music legend honored

Marge Stillwell has been giving the gift of music at the Presbyterian Church in Cloquet for more than six decades, and last week a group of musicians decided to return the favor. They held a birthday... Full story


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