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The Pine Valley Tubing Hill will open Saturday, Dec. 21 (weather permitting, at least one foot of snow is needed). The facility, located in Pine Valley Park on Olympic Drive (behind Super One) in Cloquet, will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., as well as the following special days: + Winter Break -- Dec 23 and Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 (closed December 24-25) + No school days -- Jan.17, Jan. 20, and Feb. 17 Cost is $5 per day, per person. The tubing hill will be closed when the temperature is 0 degrees Fahrenheit or colder.
The following cases were heard in Carlton County Court on November 9, 2013: CRUIKSHANK, SHAWNA JEANNE Age 40 2203 State 84 SW Pine River, MN 56474 Fond du Lac Law Enforcement 09-VB-13-3152 Citation: 000700003086 Badge #: 1FD108 1 11/04/2013 Traffic-Speed-Exceed Limit 68/55 (Petty Misdemeanor) 169.14.2(a) 169142a Offense: Fond du Lac09 Plea 11/09/2013 Guilty Disposition 11/09/2013 Convicted Court Decision 11/09/2013 Payable without appearance Fees - Adult (Grand Total $135.00) Due 11/9/2013 Fine: $50.00 Fees: (Fees Total: $85.00) Criminal Surcharge: $75.00 Law Libr
The following cases were heard in Carlton County Court on November 8, 2013: KRUGER, KYLE JAMES Age 47 6365 Highway 2 Cloquet, MN 55720 Carlton County Sheriff's Office 09-VB-13-2983 Citation: 090008328504 Badge #: 62238 1 10/12/2013 Traffic-Speeding Over 30MPH or Posted Urban 40/30 (Petty Misdemeanor) 169.14.2(a)(1) 169142a1 Offense: Thomson Township Plea 11/08/2013 Guilty Disposition 11/08/2013 Convicted Court Decision 11/08/2013 Payable without appearance Fees - Adult (Grand Total $125.00) Due 11/8/2013 Fine: $40.00 Fees: (Fees Total: $85.00) Criminal Surcharge: $
The Cloquet School Board is expected to set a new board-approved levy at its Monday night meeting Dec. 9, which will triple the amount the district currently levies taxpayers for each district student. Currently, the district levies $97 per student, but the board could raise this figure to as much as $300 per student next Monday night.
The program "TXT4Life" was chosen as the top award in the County category for the 2013 Local Government Innovation Awards organized by the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. This award is in partnership with the Bush Foundation and co-sponsored by the League of Minnesota Cities, the Association of Minnesota Counties, and the Minnesota School Board Association, and recognizes government entities for their creativity and effectiveness in redesigning how they do business.
To the Editor: I feel compelled to share an inspiring event that occurred two days prior to Thanksgiving. On our weekly grocery trip to Super One, we checked out and parked the car next to the exit. Then, I accompanied my elderly mother, who is seeing-impaired, to the nearest bench to wait while I retrieved a food order from McDonald's. Returning in 10 minutes, we headed home. Upon arriving home, I glanced in the back seat...
To the Editor: I would like to use this opportunity to thank the kind and honest person who turned in to Super One my cash box (from the Craft Show) that I inadvertently (old age excuse) left in a shopping cart after the recent craft show. I also thank the Super One employee who received the box and brought it to the Service Counter. My wife called Super One and they had it there. So I went from feeling quite angry at myself to an increased faith in humanity. There are good people in our society. Thanks again, Bob Cresap, Cloquet
I am writing to clarify points made in last week's guest commentary by Enbridge Energy's Lorraine Little about the Carlton County Land Stewards and our activities to engage the public about the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline. The recent "Democracy in Action" forums were organized by the UMD Geography Department and students from the MN Public Interest Research Group.
Kirsten Rye, a seventh-grader at Esko's Lincoln Middle School, has been dancing since the age of 2. And now, at the ripe old age of 12, all her hard work and self-discipline will pay off as Kirsten dances the feature role of Clara in the Minnesota Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" later this month. "Being Clara, as Kirsten Rye will be, is the dream of many ballet students across the country," attested Betsy Holcomb of the Minnesota Ballet. This is not Kirsten's first performance in "The Nutcracker," however.
After years of miscommunication born from land ownership issues, a University of Minnesota research center and neighboring Native American tribe are working to find common ground. The University's Cloquet Forestry Center is located on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation, and the two parties are now working to resolve communication issues and share the land. The LaPointe Treaty of 1854 created the Fond du Lac reservation, which is just more than 100,000 acres in size, and gave the tribe certain rights to the entire property, including the rights to hunt, fish and gather