On Jan. 4, the 2011 Legislative Session began and I was sworn into my second term in the Minnesota State Senate. I thank you all for the opportunity to be your voice at the Capitol and pledge to work hard, listen to your concerns, and continue to reach across the aisle to get things done for the good of our state.
By the time January rolls around, the excitement of snow cover has worn off for some, others are wondering how they’ll shed the extra pounds gained over the holidays, and youngsters are starting to go a little stir crazy.
Discussion was heated in the first Cloquet School Board meeting for newly elected board members Dave Battaglia and Dan Danielson, as board members debated whether or not to hire a new buildings and grounds director.
All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the 2011 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest. The local competition will be held Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Queen of Peace School gym. Registration and competition will start at noon and close at 1 p.m.
If you’re thinking you might like to try your hand at snow carving for the upcoming Winterfest Snow Carving Contest, take heart. You don’t have to be a professional artist to make a sculpture out of snow. In fact, snow is far more forgiving that most other sculpting mediums, and short of a total meltdown (temperature-wise, that is), most anyone should be able to create an impressive snow sculpture.
In Part I of the 2010 Sports Year in Review, we noted Esko’s stunning performance at track and field sections and the team’s pending trip to state, but neglected to mention how the team members performed once they got there.
In short, they rocked.
Most people in Cromwell are locking their doors these days – some of them for the very first time.
News spread quickly Sunday of an alleged double homicide just outside the city limits of the small rural community, made up primarily of close friends and relatives. The grief of losing two of their own was eclipsed only by the fear of the person or persons who committed the crime who, as of midweek, remained at large.
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