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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.
“All of the money here tonight is dedicated to student scholarships,” said FDLTCC president Larry Anderson. “This could make a difference in somebody’s life. The scholarship could be the one thing that helps a student stay in school, whether it's a battery for the car or gas money to get here, whatever.”
They are a tangible way to bring awareness of the issues of domestic and sexual violence against Native women, who die at twice the rate of other races from domestic violence, Kitto said.
The original county seat in 1857 consisted of a stagecoach stop and the tavern served as the courthouse, according to an old story filed away at the Carlton County Historical Society.
The family received a basket of items donated by the hospital and a number of local businesses for the first baby of the New Year.
The Cloquet Planning Commission voted to recommend the city grant requests by SKB Environmental Cloquet Landfill, Inc. — aka Shamrock industrial landfill — for longer opening hours and a higher cap for paper sludge, which contributes to the creation of methane gas at higher levels. The proposal is scheduled to be discussed at the council’s 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7. It is not a public hearing, although residents are always encouraged to attend council meetings. The vote was originally scheduled for Jan. 17.
However, Moose Lake school logo colors are blue and brown, and so there is a wide blue stripe towards the top of the light tan walls and dark brown geometric-looking designs painted from ceiling to floor on two of the walls. Keeping with the moose and agate theme, the geometric design is literally a moose chromosome, the superintendent said.