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Jerry McComb, a Cloquet landlord, woke up to an unpleasant surprise on June 6. His wife, Marge, opened the front door of their home and discovered a broken window and blood on the front entry floor. According to the report from the Cloquet Police Department: “Window busted out, blood in entry, around 22:00 last night heard big noise, looked around, but didn’t go out on porch.”
Native women are not getting screened early enough, Smith said, adding that a mobile mammography bus will be at the Min No Aya Win Human Services Center Aug. 18-20. The mammography screening is only for Native American women who have qualified and set up an appointment through FDL Human Services. To set up an appointment or more information, call Emily Smith at 218-878-2626.
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Most of Tuesday morning’s Carlton County Board of Commissioners meeting transpired without much discussion. The momentum came to an abrupt stop, however, when Duane Brownie, the Carlton County Veterans Services officer, told the board that in spite of several reminders, some veterans consistently forget to sign up for the Veterans Property Tax Exclusion. In Carlton County, there are more than 300 disabled veterans, but there are several who forget to sign up.
As of last week, seven Cloquet Police Department officers had completed a mandatory 32-hour bicycle training course in Duluth. Steve Fiske, Eric Baker, Kristina Kohlmeyer, Erika Johnson, Kyle Voltzke and Darrin Berg also volunteered to join the bicycle patrol and take the required training.
STORY ***** “Dancing is a beautiful thing,” said Tea Drift, a 16-year-old who recently traded in her traditional jingle dress for her first contemporary jingle dress in order to compete at powwows. Drift was one of the dancers at the second annual Community Powwow held at Cloquet High School last Thursday. She has been dancing as long as she has been walking. “It’s a family tradition,” Drift said.
Thumbs up to the organizers of the Women’s Wellness Gathering. They see a need in their community and are working hard to help empower Native women and help them find their voice. We hope that attendees left the gathering with the support, tools and confidence they need to take charge of their own lives and stand against violence.
It all began when Cloquet City Administrator Brian Fritsinger noticed cracks in the tile floor by the pillars at City Hall. He wondered if one day he would find himself going through the floor and into the basement. Fritsinger said he was relieved to find it was just cracked tiles and nothing structural, but it got him thinking about the rest of the building.
The Hudspiths are looking forward to celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary in June with their family, which has grown to include 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Dawn Marie Seaman, 45, was sentenced April 22 to the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee for 58 months for second-degree possession of methamphetamine. According to the criminal complaint, on Oct. 3, 2014, a Cloquet Police Department detective received a call from a confidential reliable informant (CRI) who advised him that he could purchase methamphetamine from an individual identified as Dawn Marie Seaman.