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“At schools food waste is the single-most produced material and it’s 100 percent recyclable by composting,” Green Schools Project member George Knutson said, adding that currently, most schools send their food waste to the landfills.
There are no income or residency guidelines to attend a Ruby’s Pantry distribution, although participants do have to pay $20 and bring two large boxes or laundry baskets to carry their food in.
The Cloquet American Legion Post 262 members are looking for volunteers to help with a work party 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 3. They have sold the building on 1216 Cloquet Avenue and everything needs to be packed up and moved.
The Friends of Animals Humane Society will hold its annual Rummage for Rescue rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Armory on Highway 33 in Cloquet. Drop off time for donations is 3-6 p.m. Friday at the Armory so items won’t have to be transported by volunteers. Organizers note that they cannot accept large furniture or boxes of old books or electronics.
Last year about 200 people attended the powwow, Angell is planning for even more this year, despite competition from other activities, including the high school prom. “People can come and go as they please,” she said, adding that she hopes to see some of the high school students dance in their formal wear.
“The proposed Line 3 project presents significant issues,” said Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. “Additional time allows the department to prepare a thorough draft environmental impact statement that provides effective, meaningful public review and comment.
The essay contest is open to Minnesota elementary, middle and high school students in the following categories: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12. Winners will also receive a $1,000 Minnesota College Savings Plan.
Check out this week's Pine Journal photo page of high school art students creations.
Artwork by Cloquet High School students Marissa Munley and Rachel Hammond was selected to be exhibited at the statewide Youth Art Month exhibit in Hopkins, Minn., this past month. A juror from Minneapolis College of Art and Design selected the two pieces from a very competitive group of entries. Every piece submitted had a great deal of artistic merit. “Only two pieces could be selected for the exhibit, so those selected are exceptionally strong,” said CHS art teacher Julie Deters.
New Life Community Church agreed to provide the site and Lakeview Christian Academy said they would operate the school under its umbrella, if the permit was approved.