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Cloquet man charged with third-degree murder in drug overdose

September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A 25-year-old Carlton man died of an overdose in his parents’ driveway after ingesting a prescription fentanyl patch that was sold to him by a friend’s father, according to murder charges filed in Carlton County last week.

Robert Todd Ferguson…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet City Council to vote on preliminary budget

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Cloquet City Councilors and Mayor Bruce Ahlgren will likely vote on a preliminary city budget and property tax levy at the 7 p.m. Sept. 16 City Council meeting.

After holding the levy at a zero percent increase for the past several year…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Lumberjacks swim to a win in first home meet

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The first dual meet of the season is in the books for the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls swim team, and it was one that went right down to the wire.

CEC held on to defeat Proctor-Hermantown 48-46 at Herb Drew Pool on Tuesday and Coach Kayla Cresap was…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet man sentenced for three drug crimes

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Cloquet man received three concurrent prison sentences last week for three drug crimes committed in both March and July in Carlton County.

Judge Robert Macaulay sentenced Stephen James Smith, 21, to 33 months on one felony count of third-degree …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

Cloquet’s Sheff doubles up CCC titles

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

A member of the Cloquet Country Club (CCC) for 42 years (since he was 9), Cloquet’s John Sheff has had some stellar months of golf, but this past August may rank as one of his best.

Sheff bested all competitors en route to winning the CCC Club Cha…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Labor Day tradition still going strong in Cloquet

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

For Labor Day organizer Mike Kuitu, Labor Day is more than a holiday. In fact, it’s more like a holy day.

“It’s a combination of things,” he said. “It’s partly Thanksgiving, because we’re thankful, and part Memorial Day, because we …continue reading on pinejournal.com

Fugitive apprehended in Cloquet had been on the run for two months

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A fugitive arrested last Thursday in Cloquet was wanted on 50 felony criminal sex charges in Missouri.

James Michael Swett, 41, was arrested by Cloquet police, with the help of the Carlton County Sheriff’s Department, as he was walking in Cloque…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet man sentenced to 45 months for assault

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

The second of three men who broke into a Cloquet apartment and assaulted, robbed and threatened the residents has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.

Waylon James Bosto Jr., 23, of Cloquet pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree as…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Fugitive apprehended in Cloquet had been on the run for two month

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A fugitive arrested last Thursday in Cloquet was wanted on 50 felony criminal sex charges in Missouri.

James Michael Swett, 41, was arrested by Cloquet police, with the help of the Carlton County Sheriff’s Department, as he was walking in Cloque…continue reading on pinejournal.com