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Fond du Lac Follies…Changes to tribal laws inspire mixed feelings

December 14, 2013 in Pine Journal

What a move the voters from White Earth made. I think the future of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, which is a federal corporation, is in jeopardy. Continue Reading

To the editor…Residents should speak out about merger

December 14, 2013 in Pine Journal

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To the editor…Thanks, Good Samaritan

December 14, 2013 in Pine Journal

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Slices of Life….Hot mama versus cool daddy

December 14, 2013 in Pine Journal

I am a hot mama although not in the way you might be thinking. I am hot, but I’m not referring to a trendy or hip sort of fashion, which, ironically, might also be thought of as cool. I am hot as in Hades hot. Temperature hot. My husband is not. (Hot in a temperature sort of way, that is.)
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In Our Own Backyard…The weather outside is frightful

December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal

I was all bundled up for the subzero temperatures, but I wasn’t going tobogganing, ice fishing, or snowshoeing I was going Christmas shopping! Continue Reading

Board approves school tax levy hike

December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal

The Cloquet School Board voted to approve the maximum 2013-14 school levy possible without a public referendum at its Monday night meeting.
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Mahtowa home a total loss after fire

December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal

If not for the dogs, Debbi Slater might not be alive to tell the tale of the fire that left her family without a home or most of their belongings.
Because of the dogs, they still have each other.
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From the Editor…A man who made a difference

December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal

In some ways, the world changes very quickly. I was reminded of that when Nelson Mandela died last week and I considered the tremendous changes that have occurred in South Africa during my life, which has been only half as long as his so far.
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Survey results shape future of Transfer Station

December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal

County commissioners got their first glimpse Wednesday at the results of a survey designed to assess how residents utilize the Carlton County Transfer Station, as well as what changes they would like to see – or not see – in the future.
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Local Filipino residents cook up a delectable dose of compassion

December 12, 2013 in Pine Journal

The exotic flavors of the Philippines will take center stage this Saturday, Dec. 14, as Filipino friends in Carlton County seek to raise direct aid for their fellow countrymen who were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
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