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“In some places local government works because they communicate and don’t have political barriers,” Lee said. “They collectively own the problem and want to fix it. We’re a good size here to innovate … but then those efforts can be replicated across the region, just like they were with Text4Life,” he added, referring to the highly successful suicide prevention program developed in Carlton County that offers text messaging with counselors, something today’s young people often respond better to.
“I’d like to tell them to go to their local animal shelter and adopt an animal today,” she said. “Because animals have been here, some for years, and they need a good home and to be cared for more.
menu is loaded with locally made dishes, from roast ham to B&B meatballs, pies by SuperOne and Perkin’s, cake from The Exchange in Duluth, meat and cheese trays, veggies, fruit and even shrimp.
“I think [the two schools] should be equitable,” he said, suggesting maybe both schools could consider decreasing music and increasing art at some point in the future, after Churchill Principal David Wangen said Churchill does not want to change its music and arts programming balance.
Although it’s too late to argue the assessed value of a property for 2016 taxes payable in 2017, County Assessor Kyle Holmes said property owners who want to argue the county’s assessed value of their property can call his office and request the assessment be reviewed for the next year, for 2017 taxes payable in 2018.
“Plus, even our harshest critics have said ‘Don’t cut deferred maintenance,’” Buytaert said. Deferred maintenance includes basic maintenance from basic things like sidewalk repair to the roof over the shop area at the high school. It cannot be used for new construction.
“I remember seeing little water fountains shoot up as the machine gun bullets went through the bottom of the plane,” he said. “They hit the wing tanks, too, and almost immediately the entire plane was engulfed in flames — with me in the middle of the fire. At this point, I know I thought, ‘Get out!’ and I dashed toward the rear exit through the flames with no more thoughts of a life jacket.”
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Carlton County and its employees recently decided to continue with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota as the county’s health insurance carrier for 2017 after considering a switch to Health Partners, although news that the local clinics might not be included “in network” caused additional concern for county officials and employees.
“We went door-to-door in Esko the summer of 2015,” Holmes said, noting that outside of Cloquet, Thomson Township consistently has the most active and strongest real estate market. “The values there just keep going up,” he added.