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A 66-year-old Cloquet woman died Sunday morning after she was hit by a vehicle near the entrance to the new middle school.
In a surprise move, Mayor Dave Hallback and the Cloquet City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to remove the “interim” part of the title and appoint former police Sgt. Jeff Palmer as the new Cloquet police chief without going through the usual hiring process.
Cloquet City Councilors will discuss how to proceed with hiring a new police chief during tonight’s public work session, set for 5:30 p.m. (Tuesday, Oct. 17) at Cloquet City Hall. The city has had an interim police chief since March. Although they can watch, citizens are rarely allowed to speak during a work session. There is time set aside for public comments toward the end of the formal meeting, which starts at 7 p.m.
Cloquet city councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to deny requested permit changes for the industrial landfill in town, despite the threat of legal action.
A Cloquet man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in July is now asking to withdraw his guilty plea.
"Parts of it are the same, but before you get to the bridge, runners will go down a service road and then back and under the bridge," Peterson explained. "They'll still go across the river and around the Northeastern, but then they'll turn around and go back through the campground (instead of Voyageurs Park)." <
There has been much discussion about the Carlton school bond referendum for a new school and everyone has an opinion. I have to believe everyone cares about the kids, as they are the future, and feel it is unfair to say those who may vote “No” don’t care about them. People have differing opinions on what is best for the kids and different reasons for the way they will vote, yet each deserves to be respected.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, July 20 at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, 2101 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720. The meeting is anticipated to run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m.
Grand Rapids, MN – Thursday morning’s fast moving thunderstorm affected electric service for more than 1,200 Lake Country Power members. Since early morning, crews have repaired service for more than 570 members. Those affected are primarily in the cooperative’s Grand Rapids and Kettle River service areas. Lake Country Power line crews will be working today to restore service. Two LCP line crews from Mountain Iron are assisting crews in the Grand Rapids area where most outages exist.
The Cloquet City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, at City Hall Council Chambers to hear an update of the search for a city administrator and make a confidential selection of finalists for interviews by the City Council.