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The Mahnomen County native didn’t intend to make Carlton County his longtime home when he was first recruited to teach science and math at Carlton High School in 1965, but that’s exactly what happened. Aanerud ended up teaching there for 27 years.
The heat from the fire did break a nearby window and scorched the outside of the brick building. According to a school employee, water from the fire hoses used to put out the fire also entered the building through an air vent and caused damage to two classrooms.
Unfortunately, the fund is only for local governments and public infrastructure and not individual assistance. Belich said Volunteer Services of Carlton County has been working with property owners who need assistance or volunteer help in recovering from the flooding and severe storms in July. Anyone who needs assistance should contact VSCC at 218-879-9238.
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The Carlton County Labor Day Celebration endeavors to honor and recognize the labor of all by holding its 97th Annual Labor Day Celebration in Cloquet. Events begin with the Old Timers Banquet at noon Sunday, then go on most of day on Labor Day in Cloquet, with the 11 a.m. parade as one of the longest continually held Labor Day parades in the country.
“We have a very high intellect workforce. We have an extremely high graduation rate compared to some regions of the state. Our per capita income is very good. Obviously, you’ll have some in any community who aren’t as fortunate, but as a whole, Carlton County’s income is respectable. Again, with high graduation from high school means you have more college grads as well.
“I think the skatepark will serve a different, wider variety of people [than the existing athletic fields and parks in the city],” he said. “When you go to skateparks, you see older skaters there with younger ones, parents and kids who don’t skate just watching. People are drawn to them. There’s a real social aspect.”
Also Monday, commissioners approved a five-year extension of the Work Force Center lease agreement. The vote was unanimous, but came after discussion of whether the county might be better served using that space for its new ACT mental health program, because there’s no room left in the County Public Health and Human Services building in downtown Cloquet.
The Fond du Lac project has its roots in a major federal court settlement agreement between federal regulators and Minnesota Power filed in court in July 2014. Minnesota Power agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty over alleged pollution-control violations and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean-energy projects including the Fond du Lac solar farm. The Duluth-based utility denied any wrongdoing in the case.