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On top of her Christmas gift giving, Maki has a new goal. She wants to create a completely handicapped accessible home for sick, disabled, low-income individuals in the community, where they will have access to needed support services, along with a hot tub and sauna to help them battle their chronic illnesses. She has thought a lot about how her home would be different, and she knows there is a need.
The collision involving Nathan Gould was far from the only accident Friday, although it was the only one resulting in a fatality. Cloquet Area Fire District responded to six accidents in less than 10 minutes in a 1.5-mile stretch of Interstate-35 after the rains changed to snow late Friday morning.
Cloquet Schools Superintendent Ken Scarbrough explained during the Cloquet School Board meeting Monday that the new entry way will allow the school, after a certain time in the day, to route all traffic through the new, more secure entrance where they have to pass through the receptionist’s office and be cleared to gain entrance into the main school.
“From there we got him in a four-wheeler and transported him out to an ambulance,” Kolodge said, adding that the man was “very hypothermic” by that time. They packed him in heat packs and used warm intravenous fluids while still in the ambulance, and his condition improved on the way to St. Mary’s Essentia Hospital in Duluth, Kolodge said.
Northlanders, stay home if you can and enjoy the season's first snowstorm from inside or on foot, as slippery conditions are causing multiple accidents across the Northland, particularly on Interstate 35. Cloquet Area Fire District had responded to six accidents in less than 10 minutes in a one-and-a-half mile stretch of I-35 after the rains changed to snow this morning. "Road conditions are changing rapidly," CAFD warned on its Facebook page at 11:30 a.m.
With line crews and equipment positioned across its service territory, Minnesota Power sent out a press release to assure customers that the power company is prepared for heavy, wet snow...
All Cloquet High School District are cancelled for today, Friday, Nov. 18, including tonight's performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie," the fall musical, and the girls hockey game. According to play...
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, along with the parents of Scott Christensen, are asking the public for help in identifying the person and vehicle that struck and killed the 24-year-old Aurora man last month. Investigators and the victim's mother, Rita Licari, held a news conference to ask anyone with information about the accident or who knows anyone who may have traveled on Highway 100 near Palo between 1:30 and 4 a.m.
Pine Journal columnist Parnell Thill, after years of readers wondering when he was going to come through with the goods, has published his first book, “Killing the Devil and Other Excellent Tricks.” A collection of mostly short stories, essays and poetry by Thill that draws the reader into the moment, it’s a page turner but also something people can absorb in bite-sized pieces. Pine Journal editor Jana Peterson chats with Thill about the book.
It may not feel like winter is ever coming, but odds are good that the Northland will get snow this year and the trails and jumps at Cloquet's Pine Valley...