Many guests who attended in the past said the vendors "upped their game" from last year's event. New guests marveled at the variety and the quality of the food. "It's a little crazy," Melanie Spencer said as she looked around the crowded room. "I'm surprised at all of the food and variety of vendors. I loved the beignets.They were done perfectly."
Therapy in the schools has been successfully offered since 2007. The new program fills a gap between the current individual services offered at local schools and all-day intensive treatment, which takes students out of their school and to Duluth. It is available for any student with a mental-health issue that is significantly interfering with their functioning.
The fun began in January 2017. Projects included a new red electric ice resurfacer from Olympia, a new dehumidification system and an air exchanger for locker rooms.
Many residents wondered why the roads seemed more hazardous than usual this winter. "The lengthy periods of subzero and single-digit temperatures have certainly extended the amount of time we have been forced to live with them," Cloquet City Engineer Caleb Peterson said. "Salt becomes virtually ineffective at temperatures below zero degrees Fahrenheit."
Fun illustrations help children (and some adults) understand that "the processor is like a brain, it thinks and thinks and won't complain. No problem is too big or small. The processor solves them, one and all."
First baby of the new year was welcomed at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet last week.
The ribbon will be open until the ice melts, even though the Christmas lights are done for the year. The warming house is open 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The outdoor fire pit is also lit when the warming house is open. If you look closely, the fire burns in a star-shaped pattern, much to the delight of youngsters.
As Tuominen and one of her daughters was shoveling the driveway at 7:30 p.m., they heard a car stop down the road near their woods. Alarmed, they ran down the driveway. They saw car tracks in the snow going past their house towards Highway 2 and signs that the vehicle stopped next to their woods. Nala's tracks led from the woods and ended at the stopped car. <
According to Minnesota Power spokesperson Kelley Eldien, power went out Wednesday, Dec. 27 at about 3 a.m. for roughly 2,000 customers. The resulting outage was caused by damage to the lines on the substation in Mahtowa.
>Ed Kavanaugh carries on the family tradition of giving sleigh rides on his family farm in Carlton, as did his parents before him. He officially opened as Kavanaugh Sleigh Rides about three years ago. "It's a lot of work, it takes about three hours to get ready to give the sleigh rides," Kavanaugh said, explaining he hires a few teenagers to help brush and feed the horses.