In the past, county workers had to drive to each area, write down information, take photographs and go back to the office and decipher their notes to enter the information. When state or federal representatives visit the county to determine if it qualifies for financial aid, the information is presented by the county to help make their case. Thanks to the new app, the process has been streamlined and is much more efficient.
. According to Jennie Hanson, long-time volunteer and organizer of Wrong Days in Wright, they have never had to cancel due to rain in the 53 years of the annual event. "The people like it and the businesses support it," Hanson said. "It's like a big high school reunion, but it's a community reunion." <
Grab your lawn chair or blanket and head to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Thursday, July 19 for the 20th annual Free Summer Concert Series. The family friendly event kicks off with Tim Houlihan at 7 p.m. at the outdoor-indoor amphitheater. Houlihan has performed across the United States as well as Europe. Houlihan's style is described as neo-folk, Americana, rock and acoustic. The Minneapolis residents songs are carved from real life with articulate enthusiasm, strong grooves and sophisticated playing, according to his Facebook description.
The Cloquet Police Department has identified and charged several juveniles with vandalism at the former Cloquet Middle School building. According to the CPD press release Monday, the department began an investigation shortly after the damage had been reported June 25. The juveniles broke windows, spray-painted graffiti and sprayed fire extinguishers in the former school. The damages are estimated to be about $38,000.
The Carlton County Board of Commissioners listened as a union grievance was aired during the regular board meeting Tuesday morning at the Carlton County Transportation Building.
Many residents were affected by the fire at Larson Commons in Cloquet on Friday, July 6.
It started with a difficult contractor and the hits kept coming all year in 2017.
Nelson said FOA is still willing to provide impound services for those willing to sign contracts with them. Four townships have signed the new contracts and are receiving uninterrupted impound services. <
Sammi, 14, is an equal opportunity animal lover, but her favorite pets are her geckos, bearded dragon and blue-tongued skink. It began with a male and female crested gecko. When Sammi acquired the geckos, she didn't realize the female was pregnant and put Cujo, the male, and Stub Tail, the female, in the same upright aquarium. The next thing Sammi knew, she was helping hatch two eggs.
It all began when Randy Wietman was showing his father, George, photos of old cars. George was a resident at New Perspectives Senior Living in Cloquet until recently, when he had to move after a stroke. He had been diagnosed with dementia, but could correctly name every one of the vintage cars from his teen years that his son showed him.