Arvid Axel KonuArvid Axel Konu, 96, of Cloquet, Minn., and formerly of Esko, Minn., died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn. The son of Matt and Laura Konu, Arvid was born in Thomson Township on Jan. 24, 1916. Through the years, Arvid had been employed at Konu Dairy, Universal Atlas Cement Plant, was head of maintenance for Esko Schools, and drove for Kolar Chevrolet. He served as Carlton County Commissioner and was a member of Apostolic Lutheran Church in Esko and the Esko Historical Society. Arvid enjoyed vacationing in Galveston, Texas, and also enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.