Cloquet resident John Sanders questioned the council and mayor's choice of Palmer over the two police department commanders who serve immediately under the police chief. "What qualities does Officer Palmer have that would outweigh his poor judgment displayed in having sexual relations with a witness?" Sanders asked, referring to Palmer's documented firing, subsequent union grievance and rehiring by the city in 2009. "A former council fired him and yet this council found him the most qualified person to lead the city of Cloquet's police department."
Two actors visit the area for two weeks, conduct and record interviews with people they meet and bring the recordings to the director. He or she then creates and writes a play based on the stories they collected here.
That means the county (and other local governmental bodies) would be responsible for paying back the utility companies. Again, no decision has been made yet. However, should the tax courts decide that Enbridge deserves, for example, a refund of 10 percent of the taxes it paid over the past five years in Carlton County, that would be a huge hit to many of the taxing authorities here, including the county along with school districts, townships and cities that collect taxes from Enbridge.
Cloquet School Board members voted unanimously Monday to give Superintendent Ken Scarbrough authority to negotiate a purchase agreement with Roers Investment LLC, a Minnesota-based commercial and residential real estate development company.
But Hallback and the city may have erred during the same meeting when they selected Stracek's interim replacement — and bypassed the department's two commanders — during closed session, without any open discussion.
"It's like your last warning, time to figure out and make changes or succumb," added Matteen, who is helping promote prediabetes prevention programs in the region as part of Healthy Northland. "And we really don't want people to succumb." Foss-Tietz frames prediabetes as "an opportunity" to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes, which is recognized as one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.
This year, he said some parents approached him. He asked them to see where the other parents stood on the idea. "It was clear the vast majority of U-10, U-12 and returning varsity players support the decision to stay in single-A for the next two years," he said, adding that people had a chance to speak for or against the idea. "After that, I discussed it with the coaches and the administration and everyone was supportive."
Teachers often talk about the way DI blends STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education with problem solving and social entrepreneurship. Others — mostly students — will tell you it's just plain fun. <
Former Cloquet Police Chief Wade Lamirande was Deputy Police Chief when Fritsinger was hired. "Brian is a true professional and one of the best public employees that I have ever served with," said Lamirande. "He is dedicated, often arriving at city hall hours before the office opened to the public and stayed hours after it was closed. He always had an open door policy for both the public city employees. He built positive working relationships with city staff and the business community."
It wasn't until the Carlton School District started examining its school facility options that the district discovered it doesn't officially own the 40-acre school forest adjacent to South Terrace Elementary School.