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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

Brickyard Days: Aerial acrobatics, professional motocross, and more!

August 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Peering up at the cloudless blue sky during Wrenshall’s Brickyard Days, a shape begins to form. Over a mile above the field, Dan Chandler jumps out of an airplane.

The professional skydiver’s parachute unfolds into a rectangle of red, white, a…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

Brickyard Days: Aerial acrobatics, professional motocross, and more!

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Peering up at the cloudless blue sky during Wrenshall’s Brickyard Days, a shape begins to form. Over a mile above the field, Dan Chandler jumps out of an airplane.

The professional skydiver’s parachute unfolds into a rectangle of red, white, a…continue reading on pinejournal.com

New Wrenshall college in the schools program could lead to two-year degree

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A tiny little school district in the eastern end of Carlton County is about to take on a program of gargantuan significance for its students and families.

Come next fall, Wrenshall will have an onsite college preparatory program available to junio…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Wrenshall students headed for State Knowledge Bowl

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

On Feb. 25, the senior high Knowledge Bowl season ended for two of Wrenshall’s teams. Wrenshall’s three teams finished second, 29th,

and 68th for the regular season competition. This season showed

strong growth for all of the teams, but one…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Fires destroy house, pole building

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

“If it weren’t for a working smoke detector, we probably would have had a fatality on our hands.”

Such were the Monday morning reflections of Kevin Schroeder, chief of the Cloquet Area Fire District (CAFD), following a devastating weekend fi…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Locally Laid returns to the coop

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last Thursday afternoon, the word came in at last — Locally Laid, a home-based egg company from Wrenshall, had been selected as the runner up to the big winner in Intuit’s Small Business Big Game contest. The top choice was GoldieBlox, a Californ…continue reading on pinejournal.com

It’s no yolk – Locally Laid is runner-up in Super Bowl ad contest

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Seahawks and the Broncos may be on pins and needles heading into this Sunday’s Super Bowl, but they have nothing on Jason and Lucie Amundson.

The Amundsons, proprietors of the Locally Laid Egg Company of Wrenshall, went right down to the wir…continue reading on pinejournal.com