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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

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

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

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

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

Which came first — the chicken or the Super Bowl?

November 28, 2013 in Pine Journal

Locally Laid Egg Company which Jason Amundson started with a backyard flock and grew into a serious business in no time flat is currently a top-four finalist of Intuit’s “Small Business Big Game” competition. Continue Reading

Food Farm to celebrate 20 years

August 23, 2013 in Pine Journal

The community is invited to celebrate Food Farm’s 20th anniversary on Aug. 24 in Wrenshall. Farm tours will begin at 3 p.m., along with activities for kids. Flowers will be available for cutting, and there will be a tractor pull competition and talent show until 6 p.m.
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Wrenshall prepares to heat up the ‘bricks’

July 31, 2013 in Pine Journal

Where can you find the most family-friendly, midsummer activities packed into the smallest amount of space? The answer this weekend’s Wrenshall Brickyard Days, where all the festivities take place within a block or two in the heart of town.
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Wrenshall Fire rescues horse from sinkhole

May 24, 2013 in Pine Journal

Members of the Wrenshall Fire and Rescue Squad could hardly believe their eyes when they responded to a call along the Munger Bike Trail on Tuesday, May 7. They had received an emergency page from Dispatch around 6:45 p.m. saying a horse had fallen into a sinkhole along an unpaved stretch of the trail.
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Wrenshall’s Weik is biking toward the big time

December 22, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Josey Weik, 16, lives on a 16-acre organic vegetable farm in Wrenshall, is homeschooled, raises pigs and dreams of riding in the Tour de France. Continue Reading