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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).
What a move the voters from White Earth made. I think the future of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, which is a federal corporation, is in jeopardy. The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe does not have treaty rights. To think the Bands can make up their own constitutions without Tribe approval is quite the big leap for democracy on the Reservations.
The Cloquet/Duluth KOA Campground has been awarded the 2014 KOA President's Award by Kampgrounds of America, the world's largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented Thursday, Nov. 21, at KOA's Annual International Convention in Austin, Texas.
Name: Dakota Ziells School: Cloquet Middle School Grade: 6 Parents: Jennifer Ziells Who nominated this student and why: Laura Nitsche, speech teacher "I nominate Dakota because he has a positive attitude towards learning. He works hard on his communication goal with me and tries his best to get us laughing with his funny sentences that focus on his speech sounds. Dakota seems to always have a smile on his face -- he can brighten any room with his smile.
To the Editor: In the Nov. 21, 201, Pine Journal the Cloquet City Council news Mayor Bruce Ahlgren talked about merger with Scanlon. It stated that the former Mayor Putnam wouldn't talk merger and I am sure the new Mayor Bryant doesn't want to. These people are elected or appointed to represent the residents of Scanlon. At many meetings people have talked about merging with Cloquet but the council doesn't want to lose their job. I think the residents of Scanlon need to contact the council and ask to consider merging.