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July 21, 2018
The former Cloquet Middle School sits empty while developers move try to move forward with plans to reuse the building for affordable apartments. The oldest part of the building, which opened in 1921 after the previous high school burned down in the 1918 fires, is pictured closest to the camera. Jana Peterson /
Planning Commission, citizens debate plans for apartments in former school
July 21, 2018 - 7:41pm
Council, residents debate future of animal control
July 21, 2018 - 7:34pm
July 14, 2018
Carlton County employee airs union grievance
July 14, 2018 - 5:53am
June 30, 2018
The new pound area is under construction by the city shed. The kennels are being built in response to the animal shelter no longer employing an animal control officer to pick up area strays. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Communities meet to solve stray animal problem
June 30, 2018 - 8:50pm
June 29, 2018
Old Cloquet Middle School, police overtime discussed
June 29, 2018 - 5:24pm
June 11, 2018
Candidates galore in Cloquet
June 11, 2018 - 12:46pm
June 9, 2018
Barb Wyman takes the oath of office Tuesday. Wyman was sworn in as interim at-large councilor through December. There is a special election in November for the remaining two years of Adam Bailey’s term; Wyman and three others filed to run for the seat in the general election. Jana Peterson/
CITY COUNCIL: Big-ticket water, street projects approved
June 9, 2018 - 1:32pm
June 4, 2018
 Lauri Ketola
Ketola files for Carlton County attorney
June 4, 2018 - 4:50pm
Farmdog is a stray that occasionally visits the Friends of Animals. She likes to picks up her toy and carry it around when she feels anxious. She was excited to see people and begged for attention Tuesday, May 22. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Friends of Animals numbers not adding up
June 4, 2018 - 10:26am
May 18, 2018
Mayor appoints Wyman as interim councilor
May 18, 2018 - 9:17am
May 5, 2018
6 apply for at-large council seat
May 5, 2018 - 8:38am
April 25, 2018
City Administrator Aaron Reeves shows Cloquet City Councilors and city staff around the Members Cooperative Credit Union building, which the city is hoping will become a new combination police station and City Hall. Jana Peterson/
Cloquet City Council approves skate park, looks at MCCU building for future combination city hall and police station
April 25, 2018 - 11:35am
Apply for interim at-large city councilor position by April 30
April 25, 2018 - 11:25am
April 20, 2018
Walt Lower Jr. addresses the crowd of Moose Lake Township residents as they grumble at the public hearing about a financial study comparison if the township were to annex with the City of Moose Lake. Lower urges residents not to bicker among themselves, but to take a good look around the slowly dying community. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
No 'hostile takeover' in Moose Lake
April 20, 2018 - 9:51am
April 13, 2018
DFL candidates Leah Phifer, Jason Metsa, Joe Radinovich, Kirsten Kennedy and Michelle Lee answer questions from "Harry's Gang" host Pete Radosevich at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College on Wednesday, April 4. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
8th District DFL candidates split on mining
April 13, 2018 - 3:58pm