Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 522

Page Up

From the Intern: It's good to be here for the summer

My name is Edward Schulstrom, and I am the new summer intern at the Pine Knot. I have always been a member of the Carlton County community since I was born on my parents' farm in 2003. As a farm kid,... Full story

 By Steve Korby    People    May 26, 2023

Korby's Connections: Charlie is a diamond in the rough

Artistic masterpieces from Charlie Beck's handiwork dot the landscape of Carlton County. It doesn't stop there. His treasures can be found in several other states scattered across the country. His... Full story


Jeanie Holbeck is DAISY award winner

During National Nurses Week, Community Memorial Hospital announced its very first DAISY Award honoree. The DAISY Foundation was formed in 1999 by Bonnie and Mark Barnes in memory of their late son,... Full story


Business Spotlight advertorial: LITTLE ESKO LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

From Shane Jopke's perspective, Little Esko Lutheran Preschool is a hidden gem among the myriad of preschool choices that local parents face today. Jopke has two children currently enrolled at the... Full story


Master Gardener: Transplant finds roots

Greetings. My name is Sue Tracy, and I am a science teacher and a Master Gardener. I have a master’s degree in science education from Montana State University. I teach part-time at both Wrenshall... Full story


Master Gardener: Growing into the job

Visions of butterflies floating amongst a field full of wildflowers, the sound of honey bees buzzing around an apple orchard, watching the dew on those red apples glisten in the sun, and feeling the d... Full story


Nominate an 'Outstanding Senior'

Nominations are open for the 2023 Outstanding Senior Citizen awards, which are given annually to both a man and a woman age 70 or older. Nomination forms are available online at and ask for details of what the person has done... Full story

 By Ana Radelat    People    April 28, 2023

Those who know Tina Smith say she's quietly effective

At first blush, the affable and low-key Sen. Tina Smith seems to be somewhat out of place in the U.S. Senate, which is dominated by egos and where worth is measured in seniority and political power. B...


The right science stuff

Science fair is roaring back in the wake of Covid-19. For the first time since it was abruptly canceled in 2020, the Minnesota Academy of Science state science fair was held in person last month.... Full story

 By Steve Korby    People    April 28, 2023

Willow River was home to archery greatness, and my cousin

My first cousin Byron Korby passed away Dec.11, 2022. At age 68, I guess it's somewhat expected and understandable, but, truth be told, I don't have that many cousins left on this earth. He was one... Full story


Business spotlight: CreativEdge, Carlton

Jessie Waldorf opened CreativEdge in 2017 with the help of her husband, Joe. She left full-time employment to begin her own business. Without Joe's support, CreativEdge would still be a daydream,... Full story


Math masters

The Cloquet Middle School MathCounts team placed second overall in regional Arrowhead competition in February and qualified for state competition as a team. Devin Cary was first overall, qualifying... Full story


Friends fundraise for soldier's family

If you're wondering about the military jets flying over Cloquet this week, they may be honoring one of their own. Noah Feehan, a master sergeant in the Air National Guard who spent 18 years as a jet... Full story


Honor society serves Barnum community

Members of the Barnum High School John O. Calverley Chapter of the National Honor Society have demonstrated excellence in "scholarship, service, leadership, and character." During the school year,... Full story

 By Brady Slater    People    April 14, 2023

Cloquet native debuts poems at 75

Not every poem Patrick Stevens writes will see the light of day. Some are crafted simply to get it all out. "I'm venting a lot of anger in my poetry at this point about snow," Stevens said last week,... Full story


Cupcakes for Janae

Carlton/Wrenshall softball pitcher Abby Mitchell and her dad, Jason, wrangle some of the 200 boxes of cupcakes Abby has since March 31 been selling to raise money to help Wrenshall's Sjodin family... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    People    March 31, 2023

Anything can inspire this author

In a way, Katharine Johnson's writing career was sparked by a dislike of washing dishes. The Cloquet author recounts how she was always trying to figure out ways to not do the dishes when she was a...

 By Dan Reed    People    March 31, 2023

EMS workers are honored

It's that time of year again, and those volunteers that make Carlton County a safer place to live by providing emergency medical services throughout the year were recognized at the Carlton County...

 By Jana Peterson    People    March 24, 2023

Cooked: Pizza Hut manager calls it a career

After 38 years, Beth Ninneman worked her last shift at the Cloquet Pizza Hut on Monday. As usual, she was doing a little bit of everything: waiting on customers, taking orders, cleaning, hiring, cooki... Full story

 By Steve Korby    People    March 24, 2023

Korby's Connections: There are many facets to this star

I got on the phone to find out more about Cloquet High School senior Ellie Evenson, who was involved in the first year of girls wrestling at Cloquet. Evenson broke barriers and brought confidence to... Full story


Maki named a Realtor Emeritus

Cloquet's Roger Maki received the Realtor Emeritus award, which recognizes 40 or more years of membership in the National Association of Realtors along with valuable and lasting contributions to the... Full story


Nelson joins TrueJourney

Cameron Nelson has joined TrueJourney, an investment planning and management group in the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network. With over two decades of experience in the financial services...

 By Brady Slater    People    March 17, 2023

Health issues end an auto repair era

When Tom and Nancy Getchell started an automotive repair business, T&N Auto Repair, in a two-stall garage on Avenue B, they did so with an understanding: they'd offer fair prices and honesty for all... Full story


History mystery: It was 60 years ago this month

Steve Kneeland provided this photo, taken by his mother, Jean Kneeland, from the scene on March 24, 1963, at the Cloquet Co-op Shopping Center parking lot on 14th Street (where City Hall is now... Full story


Northern forester wins national award

Carlton resident and consulting forester Jan Bernu was recognized as the Tree Farm Inspector of the Year by the American Tree Farm System in January. The award is presented annually to one among... Full story


Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 12/02/2023 05:16