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Korby's Connections: Finally, the magazine cover dream comes true
As a kid, I often dreamed, looking out the Scanlon grade school windows, of what magazine cover I might someday grace. I thought it was very possible, in fact likely. Kind of cocky for a little kid.... Full story
80 years and still a kid's kid
Her voice has a certain gravitas to it, then at turns it is lifted by a whimsical lilt driving a hearty laugh. Free as a kid's laugh, really. It is her 80th birthday, and a party has sprung up near...
Scout edges to Eagle rank after playground project
A soon-to-be senior at Cloquet High School, Connor Hecht knows a lot more about the inner workings of a playground than your average 17-year-old. Hecht is a Life Scout working to advance to Eagle...
Food Sources: Cooking with love and melding tradition
When you watch good cooks in action, all their senses are engaged. They are tuned into how the sauce feels against the spoon, whether the vegetables are glistening as they are sauteed, how the bread s... Full story
Ojibwe lessons: Ojibwe history is foretold
When I think about how the Ojibwe have helped shape this great state, I tend to separate the ways we have influenced the land from the ways we have influenced its people. Maybe I do this because the Ojibwe worldview could not conceive of influencing...
Meet the Intern: UMD student brings journalism experience to paper
I'm Madison Hunter, one of two interns working at the Pine Knot news this summer. I am going into my senior year at University of Minnesota Duluth, where I'm majoring in journalism and minoring in... Full story
Meet the intern: Add newspapering to this student's list
Hello, Pine Knot News readers. My name is Lydia Stone, and I'll be a senior in the fall, part of Cloquet's class of 2022. This summer, I'll be working as an intern, writing stories and columns,... Full story
Doula earns national honor
Fond du Lac Lake Superior Chippewa Band member and doula Tammy Dixon has been named the recipient of the prestigious Tribal Trailblazer award at the National Breastfeeding Conference and Convening,...
On Faith: Vaccination is the Christian thing to do
In the Lutheran tradition we affirm the idea of now and not yet. This is particularly important as we bask in the post-Easter glow. God's promise of new life and resurrection has come to pass and yet... Full story
Bergquist's Gift owners retire, shop will continue
Travelers and others driving into Cloquet from Interstate 35 are greeted by billboards and trees, and very quickly a huge statue of a bright rust-red-colored Swedish Dala horse in front of longtime... Full story
Minogitoon: When creative people thrive, communities prosper
On the first day of 2017, Glenn and I settled into our new community and new marriage, hopeful that we would find good friends and a satisfying way of living at Oldenburg House. We really didn't know... Full story