The Northland Foundation invites residents to a free community session and light dinner to learn more Thursday, Oct. 11, at Barnum High School Media Center, 3675 County Road 140. Dinner 5-5:30 p.m.; meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event also features giveaways and prizes. All ages are welcome to attend.
> "Human trafficking" includes sex trafficking, forced labor and domestic servitude. Any person under age 18 involved in a commercial sex act is considered a victim of human trafficking. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, "Sex trafficking victims may be forced, threatened or manipulated by promises of love or affection to engage in sex acts for money.
BOYS SOCCER: Aug. 24 – Columbia Heights 4, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 0
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Cloquet Senior High School's commencement was May 25, 2018.
The annual All-Star game showcases outstanding senior players from the 2017 Minnesota High School season. The game will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium, with kickoff at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Zayde Smith led the scoring attack from the serving line, going a perfect 22-for-22 and notching eight ace serves for the Cardinals, who faced No. 4 South Ridge Wednesday evening as this edition of the Pine Journal went to press.
This free community paddling event is free to anyone, 12 or older (with adult). Attendees at this event will have a chance to hone their paddling skills while also experiencing the unique beauty of the St. Louis River. Meet at 2 p.m. at the UMD Outpost/National Kayak and Canoe Center next to the Thomson Dam in Carlton.
> Boutang and the members of the committee working to commemorate the 1918 Fires are looking for submissions of poetry and short prose depicting people and events surrounding the fires from individuals who have a personal connection or interest in this chapter of Minnesota history. They seek writing that combines creativity with historical inquiry, producing an original work based on research and personal narration.
Although the Voyageur used to stand along the river on the opposite side of Dunlap Island — in the aptly named Voyageur Park — he is now much more visible to drivers crossing the Highway 33 bridge over the St. Louis River.