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October 21, 2017
To the Editor: Vote 'Yes' on Cromwell-Wright school bond
But, I know from experience that if we wait and try to do a scaled down plan at a later date, it may cost even more and we will get a lot less. The state is willing to help with over a million dollars for the project. I also talked to a current school board member and he said this...
October 21, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 20, 2017
To the Editor: Mayor, councilors failed to lead ... again
Yet somehow — following a discussion that revealed staff had quit the Cloquet Police Department at least in part due to mistreatment based on their support of Chief Stracek, that 14 letters of recommendation had spontaneously appeared in front of the council despite no decision...
October 20, 2017 - 2:22pm
October 11, 2017
To the Editor: Enough is enough!
The school boards are just thinking of themselves and mostly the power and pride that goes with it all, instead of what the kids really need and want.
October 11, 2017 - 11:41am
September 10, 2017
To the Editor: Citizens, stand up and speak out
>• Will our Council hire the current interim chief of police? Will our council hire within or will they do another nationwide search? Why did the past council NOT hire within? Is there a good internal candidate who could lead the PD and be fiscally responsible who wouldn't receive...
September 10, 2017 - 7:21am
September 6, 2017
To the Editor: An open letter to the residents of Wrenshall School District:
At the August meeting, two board members put their heads together and added items to the ballast type roof to get the cost up to the higher bid ($64,000 to approximately $120,000). The other board members watched and listened, doing nothing. When the two were satisfied they announced...
September 6, 2017 - 6:03am
September 1, 2017
To the Editor: Sue the Teamsters union
I am sure the union hasn't volunteered to pay for its false claims, so why hasn't the city council directed our city attorney to inquire about pursuing such action? There are plenty of other ways that money could be spent to actually benefit us citizens.
September 1, 2017 - 6:38am
August 19, 2017
To the Editor: Carlton voters and school board should work together
Now is the time to let Carlton School Board members know what the best path forward is for the district. Attend the next school board meeting and speak during the public comment period, send them an email (see carlton.k12.mn.us/boe/people for email addresses), or reach out to them...
August 19, 2017 - 11:04am
August 7, 2017
To the Editor: What just happened here?
But yet those same folks spent more than $100,000 (by the Pine Journal's rough estimate) on the chief's suspension and investigation, and that doesn't include the process for hiring a new police chief. Is that a good expenditure of taxpayer money?
August 7, 2017 - 10:00am
August 5, 2017
To the Editor: Focus should be on quality academics, not buildings
In 2016 Wrenshall School District scored 52.7 percent in math proficiency (a slight improvement over the last few years) while the state average was 59.5 percent. Our reading proficiency for all grades was 50.6 percent (consistently declining over the last several years) compared...
August 5, 2017 - 8:52am
August 4, 2017
To the Editor: Indian Ed committees voice support for Carlton referendum
We do realize renovations for the South Terrace facility are necessary to proceed with a new building structure and we also stand in support of that. At this time, we are opposing any consolidation plans associated or arising with Wrenshall School District 100 for our American Indian...
August 4, 2017 - 1:26pm
July 29, 2017
To the Editor: Vote 'no,' dissolve the district
Ten years from now, will we be paying for a building that is empty or out of date?
July 29, 2017 - 8:48am
July 28, 2017
To the Editor: Cloquet is waiting for answers
Who exactly filed the complaint with the city and how? Why was the complaint NOT handled by the city administrator, per standard operating procedure? How did the complaint end up in the hands of the mayor, who made the unprecedented move of calling an emergency meeting to put the...
July 28, 2017 - 6:18am
July 27, 2017
To the Editor: Voters, question all referendum figures
>Ask yourself, for instance, why a $150,000 house (costing "only" $1.60 a day) is used as the example Why not a $250,000 house? At least Carlton doesn't have a $1 million healthcare building.
July 27, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 24, 2017
To the Editor: What could a vote "No" mean to you?
They have tried to consolidate with Wrenshall since before my mom attended Carlton.
July 24, 2017 - 10:57am
July 23, 2017
To the Editor: Student shares strong feelings about Carlton schools
To the Editor: My name is Eliza. I am going into seventh grade at Carlton High School. I have been going to Carlton since the beginning of my education. I love Carlton so much! The teachers, kids and classes are so great! In my opinion I could never ask for a better school. I love...
July 23, 2017 - 10:51am