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Former school board candidate Richard Colsen grilled Cloquet School Board members and administrators for close to 15 minutes at Monday’s meeting, on everything from whether all of the photos on district literature were taken at the middle school (some weren’t), to variations in open enrollment numbers (it’s complicated) to the existence of a long-range facilities and maintenance plan for the district.
Last year, the Foundation was able to provide 20 students with scholarship funds as a result of funds raised through Food for Thought.
To answer the question of why the Cloquet Middle School is in need of more than $14 million in repairs and upgrades — part of the reason the district is asking voters to approve a referendum Feb. 10 to build a new middle school and improve other schools — one first has to look at the way school districts are funded in Minnesota.
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls Nordic ski team grabbed first place in the Lake Superior Conference meet Friday.
Wonderful things can happen when people work together.
Thanks to the combined efforts of many different people who read the Pine Journal online and in their hands, we now have names to go with the faces of the first Cloquet Bantam hockey team.
When people are stating things as fact, it really should be a proven truth.
With roads across the Northland covered in ice this morning, drivers need to be extra cautious and some northern Carlton County schools are delayed two hours.
Bruce Ahlgren thrived in Cloquet as a student and an athlete and went on to be a player in both local and statewide politics, without really leaving his hometown.
If the referendum on Feb. 10 passes, the new middle school will house grades five through eight, just like it did in 1985.