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August 6, 2018
Cloquet native Chris Wood and his rescue dog, Jack, named after the Cloquet Lumberjacks, pose for a recent  photo. Wood began writing a blog in July and is already seeing a large leap in readership. Contributed photo
Through the lens of an officer
August 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
July 30, 2018
Kevein Conley turns his horse inside a square during the Special Olympics at North Country Ride in Esko on Sunday, July 22. The event tests each rider on their skills instead of against other participants. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Ready to ride
July 30, 2018 - 9:16am
July 5, 2018
Walter Roginski leads Faith Youngberg onto the dance "floor" Thursday, June 28, during a 1950s-themed event at New Perspectives Senior Living in Cloquet. Youngberg is an employee and Roginski is a resident as well as an ambassador. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Dance down memory lane
July 5, 2018 - 5:20pm
June 17, 2018
A branch of REACH Mentoring, the group Students Offer Support met with the public June 6 to discuss the needs of area youth. Back, from left: Grace Krueger, Laine Langenbrunner, Mackenzie Bassett, Julie Hill, Gina Misquadace, Aubrey Compo, Cordelia Shaugobay and Allie Radovich; middle: Lilly Westmoreland, Hannah Durfee, Ella Oveson, Dakota KoskiFront Row: Kaylee Anderson, Brianna Demers, Ashley Chard, Annali Johnson and Anne Parish; front: Nemo Johnson. Contributed photo
Teens host community dialogue
June 17, 2018 - 3:18pm
Long-time pen pals Connie Male and Gun-Britt Efraimsson pose with their husbands, Dan Male and Hawken Efraimsson, in Male's back yard. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Long-time pen pals finally meet
June 17, 2018 - 1:07pm
June 4, 2018
The new tiles show the details of service by World War I veterans Oscar Nicholson and Albert Sellgren. Jana Peterson/
Remembering the dead
June 4, 2018 - 8:26pm
April 17, 2018
Lorren Lindevig and Florian Chmielewski play accordion and sing with the band as dancers polka around the floor. The Cloquet VFW senior dances are the first and third Wednesday of the month. Photos by Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Dancing tradition continues at Cloquet VFW
April 17, 2018 - 5:03am
April 16, 2018
Cromwell man shares the magic of 'steam'
April 16, 2018 - 11:38am
April 3, 2018
MaryAnn Wait, left, pictured with Toni DeFoe at an event honoring women involved with the American Indian Community Housing Organization. Photo courtesy Ivy Vainio
Local women recognized for AICHO efforts
April 3, 2018 - 6:30am
March 19, 2018
Accordion player Lorren Lindevig sits next to his drummer Mark Macham in the snow last week after Tim Young Sr. crafted a sculpture in Lindevig's likeness. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Snow sculpture depicts legendary local squeezeboxer
March 19, 2018 - 9:55am
March 16, 2018
Check out new early literacy tablets at library
March 16, 2018 - 10:35am
March 15, 2018
Hailey Martin holds Ana, 4, as she flosses her teeth. Ana is one of the orphans in a Dominican Republic orphanage that received donations from Martin's family and friends. Contributed photo
Vacation turns into volunteering for local family
March 15, 2018 - 1:53pm
February 25, 2018
Cloquet’s Kaden Gariepy, 9, waves from the front of the Duluth & Northeastern Railroad engine No. 16 in Fauley Park. Gariepy would like to see a light burning in the fixture atop the train and other improvements and he’s working to make it happen. Photos by Jana Peterson/
'I think I can' ... Third-grader has grand plans for old Engine No. 16
February 25, 2018 - 8:35am
December 31, 2017
Ed Kavanaugh pulls the sleigh over for riders to take a break, enjoy the scenery and take photos. Riders in front (from left) are Rajive Das and his teenage sons, Ruben and Gabe, and Angela Wuollet. Riders in back (from left) are Carolyn Das, who said she is smiling underneath the scarf; sisters Bella and Sophia Das; and Ramon Das. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Enjoy a sleigh ride in a winter wonderland
December 31, 2017 - 11:14am
December 25, 2017
The Scherkenbach family (from left) Angel, Tony, Ken and Maria, enjoy themselves at a hockey game in this undated photo. Special to the Pine Journal
A Christmas wish
December 25, 2017 - 9:48am