Carlton County, Dontcha Know: Indigenous Writers Gathering and more – Cloquet Pine Journal

CLOQUET — We’ve got a ton of news for you this week!

Officials said the

Barnum wildfire is 100% contained.

There’s also a special school board race in Carlton come November.

The candidates filled out questionnaires

with more information about themselves — be sure to check out their responses if you live in the Carlton School District!

Here’s what else I’ve got for you:

Tom Peacock, who owns Black Bear and Blueberries Publishing with his wife, Betsy Albert-Peacock, welcomes writers to the Indigenous Writers Gathering on Friday, Sept. 8, at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

Jess Waldbillig / Cloquet Pine Journal

Black Bears and Blueberries Publishing hosted

an Indigenous Writers Gathering

at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College on Sept. 8. The event gave 115 writers the opportunity to talk about their work and hear presentations from award-winning Indigenous authors.

Worker preps food.

Longtime worker Chad Calverly does prep work in the newly expanded kitchen area at Carmen’s Bar and Restaurant in Cloquet on Monday, Sept. 11.

Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

The new kitchen at Carmen’s Bar and Restaurant in Cloquet is up and running,

but constructions crews are still wrapping up work converting the former kitchen into a dedicated server’s area.


Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey assistant Jamie Langenbrunner (right) talks with head coach Dave Esse during the Lumberjacks’ 5-0 loss to Duluth East in December 2016 at Heritage Center in Duluth. Langenbrunner will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in December during a ceremony in Boston.

Clint Austin / File / Duluth News Tribune

Jamie Langenbrunner, pictured above on the right,

will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

The Cloquet native won two Stanley Cups and an Olympic silver medal with Team USA.

We’ve also got a story about

a season-defining win for the Cloquet volleyball team.

To read more prep sports,

visit our website.

A few more stories to check out:

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Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten is the regional editor for Duluth Media Group, overseeing the Cloquet Pine Journal and the Superior Telegram.

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