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County proposes new fishing pier at Chub Lake

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

If all goes well, Chub Lake Park in rural Carlton may have a brand new fishing pier in place by next summer.

At the Monday meeting of the Carlton County Board, commissioners unanimously approved a proposal to apply for state funding for a $46,000 …continue reading on pinejournal.com

School board, mayoral races attract new candidates

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Interest in running for public office in Carlton County appears to be thriving this year — with a few notable exceptions.

As the filing period for the county’s townships, school districts and hospital district came to a close last Tuesday, onl…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Voter turnout low in Carlton County

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

The primary election held on Tuesday showed a low turnout of voters in Carlton County. From the 19,767 registered voters in the county, only 3,987 ballots were cast — meaning roughly 20 percent of eligible voters bothered to vote.

Although the p…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Food, fun and family at the 2014 Carlton County Fair

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Come one, come all to the 124th annual Carlton County Fair.

There was hustle and bustle as the fairgrounds came to life on Tuesday with volunteers and workers preparing for this year’s fair.

The busiest building on Tuesday was the 4-H buildin…continue reading on pinejournal.com

OUR VIEW: What’s in a name?

August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

No one showed up at a recent public hearing to debate a proposed county “assembly” ordinance, leaving Carlton County commissioners to believe the debate would be entirely among themselves.

But since news reports following that meeting — as w…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Taste Fest takes on new look, worthy cause

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

This year’s 24th Annual United Way Taste Fest will feature a brand new venue and a dearly familiar cause. Set for Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Cloquet Country Club, the event will run from 4-7 p.m., with ticket sales ending at 6:30 p.m.

“This wil…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Debate over assembly ordinance picks up momentum

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

No one showed up at a public hearing a couple of weeks ago to comment on a proposed county assembly ordinance — but they’ve had a whole lot to say about it ever since.

At Monday’s meeting of the Carlton County Board, Commissioner Bob Olean r…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Accident sends three to hospital

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

A serious car accident in Carlton County Sunday sent three people to the hospital with injuries.

According to a report from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, around noon Dispatch received a call reporting an accident involving two vehicles on…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Accident sends three to hospital

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

A serious car accident in Carlton County Sunday sent three people to the hospital with injuries.

According to a report from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, around noon Dispatch received a call reporting an accident involving two vehicles on…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Election filings set to open for municipal and township offices

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Next Tuesday, July 29, marks the opening of filing for Carlton County’s municipal and school district elections for which a primary is not necessary. Candidates must file with municipal or school district clerks. The filing period ends at 5 p.m. Tu…continue reading on pinejournal.com