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Cloquet’s new ‘top cop’ hails from Esko

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Steve Stracek, Cloquet’s newly appointed chief of police, said applying for the high profile position “seemed like a logical step in my career.”

Stracek, who has spent his entire police career with the Duluth Police Department, was unanimous…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Major tenant to anchor Esko Business Park

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

It was possibly the best-kept secret ever, but when Carlton County Commissioners approved an economic development loan Tuesday in support of a major new retailer in the Esko Light Industrial/Commercial Business Park, the cat was out of the bag.

Co…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Esko takes to turf – when weather allows

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Esko’s Ben Haugen admitted that once he got official permission to use his school’s newly-installed stadium turf last month, the baseball coach and his team — along with the track and softball squads — sprinted for a spot.

“We all made a…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Esko pilot honored for six decades of flying

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Robert Sharkey, 79, of Esko is flying high these days.

He was recently honored with the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot” award at the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering in Blaine, Minn. The award was initiated by the Federal Aviation Administrat…continue reading on pinejournal.com

No. 1 Eskomos edged by larger Lakers

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

 DULUTH—When Prior Lake’s Nick Vanek walked out of the lane during a first-half free-throw attempt, the Lakers were given a loss-of-shot penalty for the senior’s wrong doing.

Not much else went wrong with the Twin Cities’ pr…continue reading on pinejournal.com

No. 1 Eskomos edged by larger Lakers

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

 DULUTH—When Prior Lake’s Nick Vanek walked out of the lane during a first-half free-throw attempt, the Lakers were given a loss-of-shot penalty for the senior’s wrong doing.

Not much else went wrong with the Twin Cities’ pr…continue reading on pinejournal.com

No. 1 Eskomos edged by larger Lakers

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

 DULUTH—When Prior Lake’s Nick Vanek walked out of the lane during a first-half free-throw attempt, the Lakers were given a loss-of-shot penalty for the senior’s wrong doing.

Not much else went wrong with the Twin Cities’ pr…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Student charged in bomb threat at Esko School

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

An Esko student faces one felony count of terroristic threats in connection with a bomb threat discovered in a boys restroom at Esko High School on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Eddie Michael Edwards, 18, was charged in Carlton County Court last Friday after …continue reading on pinejournal.com

Esko freshmen learn how to save lives

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The community of Esko is becoming a safer place to live —one freshman class at a time.

The school’s Freshmen Class of 2017 just completed certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/ automated external defibrillator (AED) training.

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Esko book hits the pages of history

December 9, 2013 in Pine Journal

The long-promised, long-awaited community history book, called “Esko’s Corner, An Illustrated History of Esko and Thomson Township,” is expected to be available locally by late December. Continue Reading