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In the game of basketball, there are times when a team's performance or skills are termed to be "on fire." Last week, though, I believe the Cloquet Middle School boys basketball teams redefined that phrase. Getting ready to travel to nearby Barnum for their season opener last Tuesday afternoon, the Cloquet seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball team school bus caught fire. No, not a little smolder, a real fire -- flames and all. "The flames were insane," said Lumberjacks co-coach Donny McCarthy, 43, not able to reach with his wingspan wide or high enough to describe their higher-than-th
ESKO -- Colliding heads with teammate Kole Zuidmulder earlier this season, Hermantown's Cade Zacharias stood outside the locker room Monday evening with the remnants of nine stitches above his left eye. "That's how we practice, I guess," said Zacharais, who scored a team-high 21 points en route to Hermantown's 77-70 upset over Class AA's top-ranked Esko in a boys basketball win Monday in Esko.
The following cases were heard in Carlton County Court on November 6, 2013: BURBUL, JOSEPH FRANCIS Age 72 6168 Silver Creek Road Kettle River, MN 55757 Carlton County Sheriff's Office 09-VB-13-2963 Citation: 090000000147 Badge #: 62250 1 10/19/2013 Traffic-Insurance-No Proof (Misdemeanor) 169.791.2 1697912 Offense: Carlton County Plea 11/06/2013 Guilty Disposition 11/06/2013 Convicted Court Decision 11/06/2013 Payable without appearance Fees - Adult (Grand Total $285.00) Due 11/6/2013 Fine: $200.00 Fees: (Fees Total: $85.00) Criminal Surcharge: $75.00 Law Library:
Allen Anway museum program rescheduled Because of the snowstorm, the Carlton County Historical Society has rescheduled the program by Allen R. Anway called "The Greatest Scientific Prize Ever Awarded in History" to Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 1p.m. Anway, retired physicist and Cloquet native, produced a power point presentation which he has researched and will narrate. Come to the museum to learn about this prize, greater than $3,000,000 in today's money, given in 1714 to solve the most difficult navigation problem known to man.
Due to the weather the County Seat Theater's production of "Miracle in Bedford Falls" show for this evening, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 has been cancelled. Tonight's performance was the Community Memorial Hospital Sponsor Evening. Theater manager Joel Soukkala said a special event will be held "during one of our productions of our 2014 season for our wonderful sponsors."
Cloquet, Esko and Wrenshall schools are operating on a two-hour delay today (Tuesday, Dec. 3). All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools are closed today because of the heavy snow falling in the Northland. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation report difficult driving conditions across much of the region this morning. Several Northland school districts, including Duluth and Hermantown, canceled classes Tuesday, while others opted for a two-hour late start. The College of St.
The Cloquet Police Department sent out a reminder this afternoon to residents: City snowplows will be back out at 4am. Cars MUST be off the streets or they will be ticketed and/or towed. With snow accumulations expected to total 3-5 inches for today and more overnight, plows will hit the streets hard at 4 a.m. City Street Supervisor Les Peterson said city plows normally hit the streets by 4:15 a.m., tackling the major thoroughfares -- plus the areas surrounding the schools and Pine Tree Plaza -- before plowing five different residential routes through the city.
Dianne Knoben and members of the Food Shelf would like to thank all who donated fresh produce to the Tri-Community Food Shelf this past growing season. It was very much appreciated! Monetary donations are appreciated at any time of the year not just during the holiday season. There will be a Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the school. Please call Lori Wester at the school to sign up to give blood. The Bethlehem Breakfast Brunch, Bake Sale and Bazaar will be held on Dec.14 at Bethlehem Lutheran in Wright from 10 a.m. to noon.
Memorial Blood Centers will offer the following community-sponsored opportunities to donate blood in December: Wednesday, Dec. 4 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wrenshall High School (band room area) Thursday, Dec. 5 -- 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cromwell-Wright School Friday, Dec. 6 -- 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Cloquet High School Monday, Dec. 9 -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Cloquet Tuesday, Dec. 10 -- 2-5 p.m. at Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquedt. Thursday, Dec. 12 -- 1-5 p.m. at Cloquet Wal-Mart Tuesday, Dec. 17 -- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Even though you haven't had any of the regular symptoms yet, you're pretty sure you are. Still you take a test, waiting on pins and needles for the outcome. It isn't long before the result is in. You dial your husband's number at work and spill out the sentence even before saying hello, "Honey, we're pregnant." Pregnancy is an exciting time. It's also a time to pay special attention to healthy lifestyle habits. One key area is diet.