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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

No candidates step up for coroner position, county may appoint medical examiner

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

When the filing period for elective positions came to a close in the county last week, there was one post that remained wide open — coroner. Recently retired Dr. Ricard Puumala, who has retained the elective position since 1970, earlier announced t…continue reading on pinejournal.com

New judge is no stranger to Carlton County

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The new face behind the bench in Carlton County will likely be familiar to many.

Last week Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Leslie E. Beiers as district court judge in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District. Beiers replaces retired…continue reading on pinejournal.com

County approves material storage yard for pipeline company

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was not only an elephant in the room at Tuesday’s Carlton County Board meeting, but there were a whole lot of visitors who never said a word about it.

The extra folks in the room were representatives of the North Dakota Pipeline Company (a…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Protection of bats could have significant impact on count

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

A little creature not quite four inches long could virtually disable much of summer construction and logging activity in Carlton County.

In a report to the Carlton County Board Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, Land Commissioner Greg Bernu said t…continue reading on pinejournal.com

County finds new way to recycle food waste

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

A new program may change the way the people of Carlton County dispose of residential food waste.

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Carlton County Board, Zoning and Environmental Services Director Heather Cunningham proposed that the county implement a…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Long-time judge to retire, search underway for successor

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s official — Sixth Judicial Court Judge Dale Wolf will retire next month, signaling the end of an era in Carlton County.

Wolf has served on the bench for 36 years, making him the longest-seated judge currently serving in the state of Minnes…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet woman pleads guilty in criminal vehicular homicide case that killed two

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Nearly a year and a half after the car accident that killed two Carlton County employees, Vanessa Brigan — in tears — pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular homicide Tuesday afternoon in Carlton County Court.

The 28-year-old Cloquet woman w…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet woman pleads guilty in criminal vehicular homicide case that killed two

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Nearly a year and a half after the car accident that killed two Carlton County employees, Vanessa Brigan — in tears — pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular homicide Tuesday afternoon in Carlton County Court.

The 28-year-old Cloquet woman w…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Officials ask that logging trucks be allowed on I-35

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Peter Passi

Forum News Service

 

Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, continues to plead the case for an emergency federal order allowing logging trucks to avoid snow-narrowed city streets and instead travel on Interstate 35 to the Sappi paper mi…continue reading on pinejournal.com