September 20, 2013 in Pine Journal
Two-term mayor and longtime Carlton County resident Jim Putnam is stepping down and moving to Florida. Putnam and his wife, Kathi, were set to close on the sale of their Scanlon home Sept. 20 and Putnam said his final council meeting as mayor will be Sept. 24.
March 8, 2013 in Pine Journal
Three people escaped from a garage fire that extended into a home in Scanlon early Thursday, but the home and garage are likely a total loss, Cloquet Area Fire District Chief Kevin Schroeder said. He estimated damages at between $225,000 and $250,000.
June 2, 2012 in Pine Journal
At the age of 90, Charlotte Polo was still working three 14-hour days a week at the family liquor store in Scanlon, staying up until midnight, and munching on chocolates whenever she felt like it. Continue Reading
October 4, 2010 in Pine Journal
Helen Mattson and Ole Olson were married Jan. 26, 1929, at the start of the Great Depression. The happy couple moved to Scanlon where Olson’s family had settled after the 1918 Fire and built a house. Continue Reading
August 18, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune
Heavy rains that fell for much of the day over the Twin Ports on top of already saturated ground have filled streams and caused local flooding in several areas. Continue Reading