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“There is a misconception that there are no people living in homelessness in Carlton County,” said Ali Bilden Camps, executive director for the United Way of Carlton County. “The PIT Count gives us a chance to collect data that will help us understand what homelessness looks like in Northern Minnesota. Information gathered during the PIT Count will be included in state and national homeless numbers and made available to the public.”
Carlton County recently debuted a new health care notification system which will assist with the coordination of patient care across the county, with the help of Integrity Health Network (IHN).
The story, “County attorney subject of investigation,” published in the Jan. 11, 2018, issue of the Pine Journal, noted that County Attorney Thom Pertler was convicted of a DWI six years ago. More specifically, Pertler was convicted of Traffic-DWI-Refuse to submit to Chemical Test in 2012. According to state statute, a person who is convicted of refusing to submit to a chemical test is guilty of third-degree driving while impaired (DWI), a gross misdemeanor.
For now, readers and residents who want to talk to a Pine Journal reporter without an appointment can find Jana Peterson and/or Jamie Lund at the Common Ground coffee shop, 103 Avenue C (aka the old Chief theater building) from noon to 2 p.m. every Monday and 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday.
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The SLC Sheriff's Office stated it will never call a resident and demand immediate cash/other payments, over the phone, in order to clear up arrest warrants.
The question of whether a religious display on government property is constitutional because has been the subject of many legal cases.
What could be better than eating for a good cause? Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will hold its fifth-annual Food for Thought tasting event from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Approximately 17 area businesses will provide samples of their “signature” food and beverage specialities, including Carmen’s, Duluth Grill, Magnolia Cafe, Family Tradition, NE BBQ Smokehouse, Trapper Pete’s, the Warming House and other Carlton County and Duluth restaurants. Proceeds support academic scholarships.
All Carlton County offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. This includes courthouse offices, Transportation Department, Human Services, Public Health, Motor Vehicle License Bureau, Veterans Service Office, and the University of Minnesota Extension Service. The Highway 210 Transfer Station will be open Monday, Jan. 15.
Before heading out, anglers or spearers should check ice conditions locally. Visit bit.ly/TakeaKidIceFishingWeekend for ice thickness guidelines and more information about taking kids fishing.