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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.
Anything that is not the gray color of tree trunks or the brown shade of the leaves of the forest floor is sure to show up in the woods at this time. Anyone walking here during these AutWin days is going to notice the greens that are mixed with the drab landscape of late November. It is under these conditions that we see how many conifers grow here with the deciduous trees. Three kinds of pines, two spruces, cedars and balsam are common in the Northland.
It's human nature. We want what we don't have. It's a condition that often follows us through life. To get what we perceive we don't have -- or didn't have during childhood -- sometimes, as adults, we overcompensate. When she was a girl, my mom had only one doll. As an adult, she collected dolls to the point of near hoarding. Some people fill their china cabinets with china.
The beloved American film, "It's a Wonderful Life," is transformed into a new stage musical in "Miracle in Bedford Falls," created by Mark Cabaniss and Lowell Alexander. The County Seat Theater Company of Cloquet will present this wonderful new musical for the holidays. "Miracle in Bedford Falls" retains all the elements that have made this story unforgettable, while adding memorable, toe-tapping music. Good guy George Bailey, portrayed by Keith Chapin, dreams of traveling the world but instead stays home in Bedford Falls to run his family's small-time building and loan company.
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration recently presented its Annual Excellence Award to Emily Matlack, a Carlton High School junior. The MAVA Awards for Excellence in Volunteerism recognize Minnesota volunteers who have distinguished accomplishments and have shown extraordinary interest in the area of volunteerism. These volunteers, through their personal examples, demonstrate the impact volunteers can have on the improvement of their community through an outstanding commitment to volunteerism.