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Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
Construction begins on Cloquet Avenue
Carlton County employee airs union grievance
Vandals strike former Cloquet Middle School building
Tenants affected by fire receive assistance
Rodd's Ramblings: The joys of coaching
Cross-country cyclists ride through Carlton County
Sawdust 5K adds 'Jimmer' event; 1-Miler renamed
Northland Blitz play tough competitor
Baseball: Cloquet Legion, VFW teams staying busy
Bombers & Rebels
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Stella L. Robbestad
Alice D. Michaelson
Frederick E. Swenson
David Alan Johnson
Beverly Ann Metso
Markusen: When a newly paved road is a gift
Slices of Life: The lost decade
Letter: Berg announces candidacy
Letter: Thanks for a great July 4
Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
Birds taking small steps into spring
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Larry & Susan Sell
Warren (Andy) & Sandra (Sandy)
Mrs. Peggy Lavick
Tom & Monica Martin
Topwater, underwater drones have come to fishing
Cloquet duo sets fishing tourney record
Cold water can be a killer: DNR urges opening-day anglers to be prepared
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
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July 6, 2018
LETTER: In praise of Cloquet vocational ed changes
There is and will continue to be a demand for vocationally trained students in all the trades: welding, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc. Teachers can sometimes get into curriculum situations that make changes difficult, but vocational classes must always be looking to the future...
July 6, 2018 - 12:48pm
June 29, 2018
Cloquet School District enhances vocational offerings
College isn't for everyone, but that doesn't mean a person can't earn a good wage, Cloquet High School Assistant Principal Steve Battaglia told school board members Monday.
June 29, 2018 - 5:16pm
June 4, 2018
District must address discipline disparities
In an analysis of numbers from schools across the state, MDHR found that students of color comprise 31 percent of Minnesota's student population, and receive 66 percent of all suspensions and expulsions. Students with disabilities comprise 14 percent of Minnesota's student population...
June 4, 2018 - 1:22pm
Praise for outgoing Scarbrough, retirees
"Ken told me one time that when he started his career as a superintendent, that he for sure would never work for a school district that had a hockey shelter or a swimming pool. Well, we've got both those things," Lammi said. "And here he is."
June 4, 2018 - 10:21am
May 6, 2018
Board debates budget cuts, construction details
"I can't believe we're talking about an $800,000 deficit — and it may be different budgets — and maybe we can save $100,000 and we're...
May 6, 2018 - 12:40pm
April 21, 2018
Budget reductions continue
The Cloquet School Board members are continuing to work on reducing the 2018-19 budget. Five teachers are retiring or resigning. The board is recommending eliminating three of the full-time teaching positions. A third-grade teaching position will be eliminated due to lower class...
April 21, 2018 - 2:16pm
February 19, 2018
Cloquet inks deal with new superintendent, takes steps to bond for roof repair
Cloquet School Board members voted unanimously to approve a contract with Cary, who is currently director of curriculum and instruction for Duluth Public Schools. Board Chair Ted Lammi said there was a lot of "back and forth negotiations" with Cary, and the final contract was a compromise....
February 19, 2018 - 12:22pm
January 28, 2018
Board selects top superintendent candidate
The school board held another special meeting Tuesday to interview only Michael Cary, director of curriculum and instruction for Duluth Public Schools since July 2014. The board voted 5:1 Tuesday for Cary, with Jim Crowley voting nay.
January 28, 2018 - 2:40pm
January 13, 2018
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Superintendent search narrowed to 3 candidates
Also Monday, board members and staff gave Connie Hyde, principal at the Cloquet Area Alternative Education Program (CAAEP) a round of applause after hearing news that CAAEP has been selected to receive the 2018 Minnesota Associations of Alternative Programs (MAAP) School of the Year...
January 13, 2018 - 2:35pm
December 18, 2017
District taxes to increase by 4.38 percent
Next year will be the third year of six that property owners are on the hook for an additional $500,000, the result of a calculation error by Springsted Inc., which predicted more state aid for the building projects than the district actually got.
December 18, 2017 - 12:14pm
December 4, 2017
School district finances better than predicted
After predicting a budget shortfall for fiscal year 2017 of $636,294, the actual budget deficit for the district's unassigned general fund balance was only $20,661, a difference of more than $615,000 to the good.
December 4, 2017 - 2:14pm
November 18, 2017
Board debates academic standards for sports, activities
"When a kid fails a class, that in itself is a consequence. They have to make up that class over another nine weeks or a summer school, or night school," he said. "Second, kids who stay involved instead of getting kicked off the team are many times more likely to stay in school, make...
November 18, 2017 - 2:44pm
October 28, 2017
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Board now focusing attention on future school plays
Hamre said he suggested the current director, Landon Hall, look into "Legally Blonde" as a possible choice. Hall assisted Hamre with last year's fall musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie." Based on the popular movie, the musical "Legally Blonde," follows the transformation of sorority...
October 28, 2017 - 2:35pm
October 15, 2017
Discussion continues over 'mature content' of fall musical
Continued concern over the content of the Cloquet High School fall musical "Legally Blonde" was the dominating issue of the night's meeting, enough so that the board elected to have it brought to the beginning of the meeting.
October 15, 2017 - 2:39pm
October 3, 2017
District grapples with traffic, testing and worries about musical rating
However, there's been a hiccup with the fall production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical," because of some concerns with the popular musical's more adult content and themes.
October 3, 2017 - 10:53am