Incumbent Carlton County District 4 Commissioner Susan Zmyslony was the highest vote-getter in her race during the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Bengal tigers, mutton busting and more can be seen at the 127th Carlton County Fair in Barnum this year.
This story is the longer version from the Pine Journal this week.
"The Officer Next Door" launched on July 7, the anniversary of the five officers killed in Dallas. His goal is to educate the public by providing a life experience perspective of a former officer. He acknowledges officers are not allowed to speak their minds while employed as an officer. Also, many times the officers themselves may not know how to articulate what they are feeling.
Long lines formed as the Carlton Fire Station gave away over 600 hot dogs during its open house. After the parade the rootbeer floats are popular with young and old alike each year at the pavillion in front of the fire station.
FOA will be open from noon to 6 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 3. Cat and dog adoptions are discounted $25 off the regular adoption price. "I wish this wasn't happening," HSDC Director Shiela Keup said. "Shelters are introduced into a community for a reason: because there is a need." She said she has a lot of concerns about FOA closing. HSDC has received several calls recently from Cloquet as well as a few from Esko and Scanlon.
CPD received one vest package this year. An unnamed juvenile was very impressed with how Officer Adam Reed had responded to a call that she had been involved in. She wanted to help, so she donated her own money to purchase Reed an Angel vest package. The Angel vests weigh less than the standard vests and cost $200 more, according to Commander Carey Ferrell. The department now has two out of 24 in the department covered.
The Atkins know what it is like to want to have the beloved pet remains back as soon as possible. "Our goal is to get the pet back to the owner as soon as possible and avoid the freezer situation," Bob said. He explained it is common practice for veterinary clinics to place animals in a large freezer at the clinic until a cremation service arrives to take the pets back to their crematory.
The riders participate in equine-assisted therapeutic activities. "Learning to ride a horse and building strengths help them meet challenges in their life," Executive Director Tammy Horyza said. "Volunteers help our horses and riders meet their goals."
> New to Carlton Daze this year is a berry pie-baking contest Saturday, July 28. The contest is 9-11 a.m. at Thrivent Financial on Chestnut Avenue. Pies will be available to the public after the judging. Contact Julie Atkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.