One could say Ted Schick is making the most of his layoff from Cirrus Aircraft last August. These days, it can be tough to track the Esko resident. If he's not teaching corporate learning classes to area employees, he's probably teaching fitness classes or strength training with the Cloquet High School hockey teams. And in the evenings, he can be found at a microphone, entertaining people with his stand-up comedy. "I'm really enjoying working for myself," he said.
A Cloquet man who allegedly stabbed a man outside a bar on Cloquet Avenue last week has been charged in Carlton County District Court. Clifton Parker, 29, was charged Dec. 31 with felony second-degree assault with a weapon and felony terroristic threats in connection with the incident. Bail was set at $30,000 and he remains in jail with his next appearance set for Jan. 13. On Dec. 28, Cloquet police were called to Mike's Cloquet Bar and Lounge just before 9 p.m.
A Cloquet man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old. Kenneth Anthony Belcourt, 38, fidgeted during the sentencing in Carlton County Court Wednesday morning. The victim's mother was in court and had Assistant Carlton County Attorney Nichole Carter read a letter she wrote to Belcourt about the crimes. The mother wrote that she trusted Belcourt and he tormented her daughter.
The Duluth dentist and Moose Lake man who collided with a parked Minnesota State Patrol trooper in August while driving drunk was sentenced Wednesday in Carlton County Court. Timothy Robert Langguth, 61, received a three-year suspended sentence and three years supervised probation pursuant to a plea agreement. District Judge Robert Macaulay also ordered Langguth to pay a $1,500 fine and serve 90 days in jail with the possibility of serving that time in a work-release program.
A Cloquet man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old. Kenneth Anthony Belcourt, 38, fidgeted during the sentencing in Carlton County Court Wednesday morning. The victim's mother was in court and had Assistant Carlton County Attorney Nichole Carter read a letter she wrote to Belcourt about the crimes. The mother said she trusted Belcourt and he tormented her daughter.
Everything is free at Winterfest 2010 slated for Saturday, Jan. 23, in Cloquet's Veterans Park. From 10 a.m. to noon that day, sliding, snowshoeing, hot chocolate and cookies are free at the first-ever event, which will also feature a snow carving sculpture contest.
For the third year running, Cloquet's annual financial reporting has gone above and beyond what is mandated and a city employee has been given an award recognizing her efforts in making it happen. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded Nancy M.
When he hasn't been maneuvering a snow plow around the county during and after last week's storm, Randy McCuskey has been busy counting overtime hours. So far, he's up to an average of 30 hours for each of his 26 employees. "We might be finished with the overtime by now," Carlton County's maintenance superintendent said Tuesday afternoon, "but it's still pretty ugly out there.
A Cloquet man turned himself in Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a man outside a bar on Cloquet Avenue Monday night. Cloquet police were called to Mike's Cloquet Bar & Lounge just before 9 p.m. Monday on a report that a man had been stabbed with a knife, according to Cloquet Police Detective Darrin Berg. The victim and suspect were gone when police arrived but they interviewed witnesses and found the victim, 24-year-old James J. Westerberg of Cloquet, at Community Memorial Hospital, where he was being treated for a stab wound near the left side of his abdomen, Berg said.
A Cloquet man has been charged in connection with writing and attempting to cash checks stolen from a Duluth man and a business affiliated with the Enbridge pipeline project. John Gregory Maio, 47, was charged Friday in Carlton County District Court with one count of felony receiving stolen property and one count of felony possession or sale of stolen or counterfeit checks. Cloquet police had been looking for Maio for at least a week when he was arrested last Thursday at his Cloquet home.