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Cloquet balances rising insurance costs with lower bills for 2017 budget
Carlton County Court Report: September 7, 2016
Cromwell recognized for protecting drinking water supply
Authorities ID victim of fatal crash in Esko
Carlton County Court Report: September 3-6, 2016
Diverse Lumberjacks team set sights on sections
’Jacks learn on the go
Wrens fly past Ogichidaag in three
’Jacks defeat Hunters after wild ride
Rebels withstand strong Esko counterattack
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
LYMAN JOSEPH LAFAVE
GERALD ROGER COUTURE
ROBERT FRANKLIN ANDERSON
GREGROY L. WELSH
LLOYD ROY WASEEN
To the Editor:Bailey, Langley receive endorsement
To the Editor: It’s time for change on the Cloquet School Board
Another voice lost, but not forgotten
Guest Commentary: Social media’s challenge to democracy
To the Editor: Talent Show deemed a success
Magic in the night sky
Northland Nature: Now is the time to find red mushrooms on the forest floor
Cloquet River Run set for next weekend
Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County
Buckthorn: Once a good thing, now gone bad
July 15, 2016
Highway 33 project begins in Cloquet
Work on Highway 33 in Cloquet began Monday, July 11. The project affects both the north and southbound traffic on Highway 33 from the north end of the bridge over the St. Louis River to just north of Stark Road. Motorists can expect daytime lane closures on weekdays through Aug. 19...
July 15, 2016 - 11:05am
July 14, 2016
Flooding in Moose Lake area results in sewage release to lake, river
On Tuesday night, after heavy rains and flooding in the area, the Moose Lake wastewater treatment plant began discharging untreated sewage into Moosehead Lake and Moose Horn River. Sewage was still being discharged as of Wednesday evening, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control...
July 14, 2016 - 9:43am
July 12, 2016
County officials reach out to flood victims
The following press release was issued by Carlton County on Tuesday: Due to the amount of rain within a short period of time in Carlton County on Sunday and Monday, July 11-12, some area flooding has occurred. Much of the flooding has dissipated, however, there may still be roads...
July 12, 2016 - 8:36pm
July 11, 2016
City passes audit with flying colors, again
Klassen has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the past seven or eight years. The award comes from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and is the highest form of recognition in the area...
July 11, 2016 - 1:20pm
July 7, 2016
Election judges needed in Cloquet
“These are important jobs for our community and we hope our residents will pitch in to help during the elections,” Fritsinger said. For more information or to view online application materials, visit www.ci.cloquet.mn.us, “Elections & Voting” page, or call 218-879-3347. ...
July 7, 2016 - 10:10am
July 5, 2016
New middle school site takes shape
On Tuesday, members of the Cloquet School Board gathered in a Kraus-Anderson trailer for a brief construction update meeting before touring the...
July 5, 2016 - 12:55pm
July 4, 2016
Board approves next year’s operating budget
The board also voted to begin the process of accepting bids to replace Roof 21 at Cloquet High School, which is over the industrial arts area and the two small gymnasiums. The total cost of that project could run to $400,000.
July 4, 2016 - 7:51am
June 26, 2016
Chasse elected VFW District 8 Commander
Serving Veterans alongside Chasse is the 8th District Auxiliary President Jean Scholar from VFW Post 8144 in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. Jean has been...
June 26, 2016 - 11:25am
June 24, 2016
City looks into treatment of water for manganese
Progressive Consulting Engineers have presented a proposal to conduct a bench test, or practice run, using mobile miniature plants before the city puts the time, energy and money into building treatment plants to take the manganese out of wells 8 and 11. The cost of the pilot plant...
June 24, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 20, 2016
Minnesota approves historic tax cut for veterans
"Minnesota has made a historic leap forward this past legislative session in making veterans retirement benefits tax-exempt," said Dettmer. "We will now join at least 12 other states who don’t tax any portion of military retirement benefits.
June 20, 2016 - 11:28am
Carlton County contracts new coroner to replace Dr. Uncini
Strobl and the staff at Anoka will provide medical examiner services from July 12 to Dec. 31, 2016, and then the agreement will automatically renew for two years from Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2018, unless it is terminated.
June 20, 2016 - 9:07am
June 19, 2016
Board haggles on construction communication issues
“I have a few concerns,” Board Chairman Duane Buytaert said during the discussion. Buytaert wanted faster notification when a change order is needed, rather than waiting until the next time the board meets. He suggested an email be sent out to let board members know what changes...
June 19, 2016 - 10:09am
June 17, 2016
Fond du Lac elects new leadership
Kevin Dupuis Sr. will replace Karen Diver atop the Reservation Business Committee. Diver was the longtime chairwoman who left in the fall for a position in Washington, D.C., in President Barack Obama’s administration as special assistant to the president for Native American aff...
June 17, 2016 - 10:56am
Two schools burglarized, two juveniles charged last week
Two juveniles were arrested Friday and later charged with burglary after being caught on video surveillance in the Cloquet Middle School, according to the Cloquet Police Department. Security camera footage captured them breaking into the middle school just after midnight, early on...
June 17, 2016 - 10:55am
June 11, 2016
Middle School apartment plan passes, Scanlon merger put on hold
The original East Wing which will be converted into housing units and incorporates the historic auditorium into the residential amenity package....
June 11, 2016 - 12:37pm