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At the recent state speech tournament, the team ended up tying for an overall 10th place finish. Individually, team member Delaney Belcastro took third in Serious Interpretation of Prose while Virginia took second in Serious Interpretation of Drama. From the state tournament, the four participants went on to compete in the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) May 13-15 in Denver, Colo.
during its next work session. School board members also voted Monday to allow Scarbrough to negotiate a slightly reduced sale price for the existing Cloquet Middle School. The original offer was $100,000 but prospective buyer Sherman Associates asked for a $99,000 price instead because that would help with grant applications, which give a higher priority to sales below $100,000.
“We fell in love so fast and wanted to get married, but my mother said no. She told David ‘Go home, Yankee,’” said Rosa, laughing. “She didn’t want me to leave home...See how well he listened!”
Rosemore went on to tell me how the sharks had their own personalities. How some would approach the cage aggressively, while others were content to just keep their distance and watch. She recalls one dive in particular: “First time I was in the cage, I was right next to where the bait line would be pulled in. The shark was chomping down on the bait line right in front of my face. It was insane.”
With recent reports of vehicles breaking through the ice from Douglas to Beltrami counties, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is cautioning everyone about driving on the ice. “Ice is...
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation announced they will partner with Thrivent members to commit up to $2 million to typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines through several grant programs. Through the Thrivent Choice program, eligible Thrivent members can direct Choice Dollars to Lutheran disaster relief agencies enrolled in the program and already responding to Typhoon Haiyan. Between now and Jan.
Throughout the month of November, Super One Foods customers purchased 9,706 $1 ornaments to benefit Solvay Hospice House. Over the past six years, this fundraising campaign, hosted by Super One Foods and the Miller-Dwan Foundation, has raised more than $38,000 for the residential hospice house in Duluth Heights. "It is wonderful that so many people chose to support Solvay Hospice House while they were shopping at local Super One stores," said Traci Marciniak, president of the Miller-Dwan Foundation.
Holiday times are for good friends, good food and good times. But Cloquet Area Fire District members want you to have a safe time, too. The sad fact is that winter holidays are a deadly time of year, because our traditions include the most common causes of home fires. In most years, cooking, candles and open flames account for almost half the residential fires in Minnesota. In the bustle and fun of the season, we can forget to be cautious--but at a high price, sometimes. Don't let a destructive fire ruin your holidays.
Students from Wrenshall, Barnum and Moose Lake high schools were among the region's top high school musicians to gather Oct. 17 at the University of Wisconsin-Superior for a day of advanced skill clinics and performances during the annual Tri-State Honor Band Festival. Honor Band students spent the day working with noted guest musicians and university faculty, including Ed Kiefer, renowned composer and clinician from North Carolina.
Mary Alice Carlson of Barnum has received a national writing award for the personal essays that she writes monthly for The Senior Reporter Magazine. The Senior Reporter received four national awards from the North American Mature Publishers Association (NAMPA).