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Little girls wearing glowing bracelets and anklets and oh-so-groovy necklaces danced to Thriller like they remembered Michael Jackson. Their dads sure did, as they joined with their daughters, making monster arms to the chorus.
For the points of interest, the In Plain Sight teams had to design and construct two items that shows how camouflage is used by organisms in nature, and then integrate them creatively in a skit. At some point during the plot twist of their skit, the organism — which has to exist in nature, not be made up — has to be revealed.
In the end the board approved two new multi-categorical special-education teachers at Churchill Elementary and at Cloquet Middle School, plus a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder special education teacher to serve all district ASD students.
While I stand by that suggestion — and I was happy to see that the board met with local attorney Frank Yetka in closed session Monday to discuss the purchase agreement for the current middle school — my argument that the “broad” indemnification clause in the Springsted contract was a bad thing for the school district was flawed.
The Carlton County Historical Society invites everyone to celebrate Arbor Day at 1 p.m. Friday, April 29, at their museum in Cloquet. Learn about the history of Arbor Day from...
Now 49 years old and living in New York City for the second time after a stint in Seattle, Anderson said he feels lucky that he stumbled upon jazz at that time in the early 1980s, when it wasn’t exactly mainstream music. He also feels lucky that Cloquet had the kind of music programs that gave him the opportunity to develop his interest and skills. He started with the school band program in middle school and kept going all the way through graduation.
Still, board members from both districts have insisted it was a good process and a sincere one, and left the two sides with a better understanding of each other’s position, even if they couldn’t reach a compromise to bring the two district’s together.
Curtains will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, April 21-23, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet. The ticket cost is $10 and includes dessert and beverages during intermission.
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“In theory people were supposed to sign up with their political party at the caucuses,” Gassert said, explaining that the parties then forward those names and their political affiliations to the secretary of state, who then sends them to the county auditor’s office.