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But all people completing the survey will receive a bag with useful supplies for daily living including hats, socks, matches, shopping cards, and food, and more. Hopefully, they will also make connections that can help them get out of their current homeless situation.
Carlton County ranks 66th out of 87 counties in Minnesota whose residents have access to the state’s recommended 25 Megabit (Mb) download/3 Mb upload speeds, according to a Carlton County broadband feasibility study recently completed by Cooperative Network Services (CNS) and funded by the Blandin Foundation.
“It’s a living product that’s rotting and can put off gas,” he said. “It can actually even explode spontaneously.”
What could be better than eating for a good cause? The annual Food for Thought event offers a dazzling array of tasty, locally prepared food and drink for anyone willing to pay the cost of admission, while raising money for student scholarships at the same time. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. today, Jan. 19, at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, where guests will find signature food and beverage specialties created by more than 20 area businesses.
“A lot of people charge money for these kind of resources, tens of thousands of dollars if you can believe it,” Heine said. “We put it in one place and got it out there for free.”
Monday's Cloquet School Board meeting opened with a performance by the madrigal choir, singing a cappella Christmas carols and other songs as they stood in front of various images of sunsets or sunrises, created by fellow Cloquet students. It was a fitting start to a meeting that featured extensive debate over the balance of music versus art classes in the school district, and particularly at Washington Elementary School.
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Nordic ski races are an interesting mix of often harsh weather conditions and warm support from the hardy folk who attend them.
The number of requests for help also depend on how cold it gets, Westerberg said, because that drives up heating costs.
After some debate about changing the levels to reflect time spent or distance traveled, commissioners set the per diem payments at $50 (again) for county board members for attending various commission, board and committee meetings as a board member, along with expenses such as mileage at .535 cents per mile, and meals reimbursement at $6 for breakfast, $8.50 for lunch and $14.50 for dinner, with receipts.