November 27, 2013 in Pine Journal
We are fortunate indeed to have as many small businesses as we do here in Carlton County, contributing to the area’s economy and offering the sort of unique service and merchandise that only small businesses can offer.
November 9, 2013 in Pine Journal
In spring, the garage sale signs blossom slowly. Come fall, and suddenly the color of the day in Cloquet is orange, and we’re not talking blaze orange hunting jackets either. Rather, tiny rectangles of orange paper suddenly appear on area vehicles left parked along the street overnight, advising the owner that winter parking is now in effect.
What is winter parking, the recently arrived resident asks? Continue Reading
November 1, 2013 in Pine Journal
Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot about industry “freight trains” that are picking up momentum in our area and that might be difficult if not impossible to stop, no matter what the consequences.
A lot has been written lately about the proposed Enbridge Continue Reading
October 18, 2013 in Pine Journal
Newspapers often ride a fine line between reporting the news and being used as a mouthpiece for special interests.
October 11, 2013 in Pine Journal
September 27, 2013 in Pine Journal
Cloquet is a city most easily traversed inside a vehicle with at least four wheels, a point made crystal clear when a man in a wheelchair was struck while trying to cross Highway 33 near the Armory in the pouring rain last Thursday.
September 20, 2013 in Pine Journal
With all of the whiteboards, iPads and sophisticated computer technology in today’s classrooms, it’s hard to believe that a high five in the hallway or a few extra minutes of individual attention would yield even greater results. Continue Reading
September 13, 2013 in Pine Journal
September 6, 2013 in Pine Journal
Few who were around in the 1970s will forget the famous line from the satirical film, “Network” “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!” Over the decades since then, the line has remained the rally cry for folks who aren’t happy with the way “the system” is taking over their lives.
August 30, 2013 in Pine Journal