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Carlton County Court Report: October 10, 2017
Cloquet City Council approves roundabout agreement
Hero in the Pacific
DAV revives community Thanksgiving meal in Cloquet
Board debates academic standards for sports, activities
CEC girls focus on teaching, rebuilding youthful team
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Cloquet crushes Packers to advance to state championship game Friday
SEMISTATE UPDATE: Rebels run out of steam against Arrows
Storm surge overwhelms Cardinals
CEC's Suominen, relay team swim to state meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Raymond H. Dolan, Jr.
Diane Marie Hepokoski
Esther Mildred Kusch
Frances Dorraine Backa
Wright-Cromwell News Nov 16 2017
To the editor: Get facts about MNsure open enrollment
Slices of Life: 'Gratitudinally' speaking
Guest Commentary: Honoring those who serve
OUR VIEW: Remembering Judge Yetka
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
Doug & Ginny Olson
Annual River Run races promote fitness and fun ... and the scenery is pretty good too
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
It’s time to fall in love with autumn again
Runners go with the flow at annual River Run
Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County
October 17, 2017
Cloquet City Council to discuss hiring for police chief tonight
Cloquet City Councilors will discuss how to proceed with hiring a new police chief during tonight’s public work session, set for 5:30 p.m. (Tuesday, Oct. 17) at Cloquet City Hall. The city has had an interim police chief since March. Although they can watch, citizens are rarely...
October 17, 2017 - 1:07pm
Cloquet City Council passes 2010 budget
The Cloquet City Council unanimously passed the 2010 final budget, capital improvement plan and property tax levy at Tuesday's regular meeting. City councilor and Cloquet police officer Eric Blesener abstained from voting on the budget. Little to no change was made in the total levy...
December 17, 2009 - 10:45am
January 22, 2009
City council hears estimate on possible state budget cuts
Cloquet City Administrator Brian Fritsinger gave the first of what will be regular city budget updates during Tuesday's city council meeting. He said he and Cloquet Mayor Bruce Ahlgren traveled to St. Paul to hear Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's State of the State Address last Friday...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
All city services under scrutiny
In the first Cloquet City Council working session of the year Tuesday, City Administrator Brian Fritsinger said he's tapped city Finance Director Nancy Klassen to tell him if he becomes too pessimistic. "I've asked her to [keep me in] check because I don't want to come across too...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Cloquet braces for diminished government aid
The city of Cloquet is bracing for a state monetary shortfall and although the city council unanimously passed the 2009 budget at Tuesday's regular meeting, they are well aware it is likely changes will be imminent. "This  budget probably won't mean anything, but let's pass...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Cloquet City Council members fine tune pond plan
Cloquet's revamped swim pond will not feature night lighting or include an irrigation system that would have watered nearby softball fields in Pinehurst Park. Cloquet City Council members rejected those options at their regular meeting last Wednesday.
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Cloquet City Council considers city bowhunt
Successful bowhunting in nearby communities as well as interest from area residents, has Cloquet City Council members considering whether to pursue a bowhunting season in the city. Rich Staffon, wildlife specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Cloquet resident...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Cloquet City Council approves band shell repair, wades into pond options
Although Cloquet City Council members approved plunging ahead with phase two of the Pinehurst Pond restoration design at its last meeting, the matter came back for clarification on Tuesday. "We have confusion between alternates and options listed in the materials," said Cloquet City...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Northrup wins Fond du Lac Reservation special election
Mary Sue Northrup will be the new district representative for District 3-Brookston on the Fond du Lac Tribal Council. Northrup defeated opponent Anna Waite by a vote of 93 to 81 in a special election held on Tuesday. Total voter turnout for the election was 174. The results of...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Pinehurst Park pond restoration going swimmingly
Cloquet City Council members unanimously approved starting phase two of the Pinehurst swimming pond restoration project at Tuesday's regular meeting.
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
No TIF for 14th Street housing project in Cloquet
A motion to approve tax increment financing (TIF) for a new housing development across from Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College died during the Cloquet City Council meeting Tuesday. Council member Deb Hill made a motion to approve the measure, which would have allowed Blackhoof...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
City to close down skate park - for now
After listening to comments about the park and recent problems there, Parks Commission members informally took the recommendation made by city councilors to close it down, at least temporarily. The discussion went well between everyone, according to Brian Fritsinger, Cloquet city...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Cloquet Veterans Park to see improvements this summer
This summer, Veterans Memorial Park in Cloquet will receive some highly visible enhancements. Cloquet city council members last week unanimously approved spending $50,000 in budgeted capital money for improvements recommended by the Cloquet Parks Commission. The new features will...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
County on fast track to secure building site information from city of Cloquet
Cloquet city administrators got a bit of a jolt Tuesday when an e-mail from Carlton County asked them to provide extremely detailed information about a potential site in downtown Cloquet for a new county health and human services building - by May 16. The site selection committee,...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Cloquet moves forward with sand-bottom pond plan
Cloquet City Council members agreed Tuesday to dive into restoring the sand-bottom pond at Pinehurst Park. "[Let's] move forward as of today," said Cloquet Mayor Bruce Ahlgren during the working session before their council meeting. Although the Minnesota Department of Health told...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am