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The Carlton School Board will vote on all the different consolidation options and the proposed plat at its regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18. Wrenshall School Board is holding a public meeting on consolidation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, which was postponed from the original date of April 5, and would likely vote on consolidation at its regular board meeting April 18.
The episode on the Katie Poirier case is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 on the Investigation Discovery channel with repeat screenings from then on.
A total of 10 candidates filed for the chairperson position, with no incumbent because Diver stepped down and plans to work through the remainder of the year with President Obama.
Certainly, there will be greater efficiencies at one site. However, there’s no arguing that a two-site solution as proposed in the petition — with Wrenshall and South Terrace as the two sites — also offers a number of positives.
“I feel like we’ve gotten so much done, we have so much to work with in this county,” Lee said, calling the Carlton County Board “gutsy and courageous” and citing their approval of five new child protection workers as an example of that courage. “When we came and asked for those five child protection [positions] a few weeks ago, not budgeted but the numbers were so overwhelming, we had to respond. They said ‘we want to keep our kids safe.’ All too often, there’s so much political pressure to keep the levy low. They understand that, but they balance that with wanting to provide good services.”
During the work session, Scarbrough told board members he had gotten calls or notes of support from at least one Cloquet City Councilor and a Carlton County Commissioner, plus Sappi officials had said they have a difficult time finding housing for people who want to work there. The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce Board also went on the record supporting the proposal, Scarbrough said.
An accident at the corner of Highway 33 and Doddridge Avenue Tuesday night resulted in damage to two vehicles but no serious injuries. “It was a very high speed impact...
“In spite of the lousy weather — we got snow that morning and it was very sloppy — we still ended up with 360 kids,” Reeves said.
The Esko Subzero Robotics team is hosting a Chili Feed fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Esko cafeteria to help raise money for their trip to world...
“How many developers want to put $226,000 [single family] homes on a city lot in the middle of town? What you will get here [if this is torn down] is a stick-built wooden apartment building.”