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Carlton, Thomson residents invited to map out future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last year the communities of Carlton and Thomson came to an orderly, businesslike decision to merge. The two towns already shared a mutual border, post office address and a number of services and equipment.  And since Thomson, the smaller of the…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Football Roundup

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Unfortunately for injury-prone Tyler Hakamaki, the Cromwell-Wright senior has spent most of his high school football career as a cheerleader rather than a fullback.

Fully healthy nowadays following a broken left leg and painful lower back his soph…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Bicyclists converge at Jay Cooke for 150-mile tour of area

September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

A grand total of 75 bicyclists from across the state spent the Labor Day weekend enjoying a 150-mile tour of the communities around Jay Cooke State Park as part of the 10th annual Bike Minnesota! event. A Parks and Trails Council event, Bike Minnesot…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Bulldogs beat Panthers in Polar League sweep

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Carlton didn’t start school until Wednesday, but it’s the Bulldog volleyball team that’s been doing its homework.

Carlton worked past South Ridge 27-25, 25-17, 25-12 in a Polar League volleyball sweep Tuesday night at Culver, marking the Bul…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Carlton and Wrenshall to explore school consolidation

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The towns of Carlton and Wrenshall sit less than five miles away from each other. In the past, the schools in each town have shared sports teams and classes, but not now. Now they meet to battle for ownership of the Little Brown Jug each sports seaso…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Carlton and Wrenshall to explore school consolidation

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The towns of Carlton and Wrenshall sit less than five miles away from each other. In the past, the schools in each town have shared sports teams and classes, but not now. Now they meet to battle for ownership of the Little Brown Jug each sports seaso…continue reading on pinejournal.com

CAWS for applause

August 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

They meet in the former Cozy restaurant in Carlton, sitting ’round a long table in a mostly empty room. They have a Facebook page and write letters to the editor on a regular basis. Heck, they even have a mission statement.

Officially, “The mi…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Men rescued from cliffs in Jay Cooke

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two men were “a little cold and shaken up” after a daring rescue Saturday night along the cliffs above the St. Louis River, according to Carlton technical rescue team member Derek Wolf, but they were otherwise fine.

“Everyone was safe and op…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Nursing homes get a makeover

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: Two weeks ago, the Pine Journal ran a story on some fairly dramatic changes at Cloquet’s Sunnyside Health Care Center. This week we look at Carlton’s Inter-Faith Care Center. Both nursing homes are reflecting national trends in o…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Winterfest put on ice…for this year

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

This is the winter that wasn’t — at least for the Carlton Winterfest.

In an announcement in the Carlton Community Education newspaper, Community Education Director Holly Rose shared the news with readers and the folks of the community that thi…continue reading on pinejournal.com