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The Avenue C bar and restaurant is holding a block party to raise funds for the Cloquet Educational Foundation, inside the First National Plaza building in West End Cloquet. Five bands will play from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 26, including Whiskey Trails, Brody Olson, Nick Glass and Company, and two others. Cover charge is $10 and includes one free beer.
During the program, popcorn and punch will be available and a door prize drawing will be held during intermission.
A Duluth man pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of second-degree murder, admitting in court that he was the one who fatally shot a man at a home in Cloquet last December. Wayne Joseph Bosto, 34, faces more than 35 years in prison after entering the guilty plea Friday afternoon in State District Court in Carlton in the fatal shooting of 36-year-old John Francis Korby.
If you are an accordion player, bring your musical instrument along for show, tell and play!
Lesson number one: You can learn to drive on the left side of the road. Piling into a roomy car, we spent our first day white-knuckled with raspberry-covered rock walls four inches from our left! Trucks hurtling by at insane speeds. Rod is an excellent driver, and only once, on a relatively deserted street did he make a right turn and move momentarily into the right lane.
When firefighters arrived the residents were already safely outside, including the family dog, but the home was fully engulfed in flames.
If you are an active duty military family, or know of a family that can benefit from this initiative, spread the word about this unique opportunity.
“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.