I arrived to FOA as a stray with two babies. I would prefer a home with no other kitties and no dogs as I don't seem to want to make friends. I love people and children, though.
p>• Nikki Flynn (now Flynn-Gregg), 1996 graduate who started every Esko softball game for six years, was Duluth News Tribune Area Player of Year in 1996, then started for four years as shortstop at North Dakota State University, where she led the Bison to a national championship and set many still-existing NDSU and national records. <
To the editor, Many of us in Carlton County may have paddled a canoe or kayak on the St. Louis River, run the rapids above the Thomson Reservoir, or even below the dam. We have heard loons calling across the waters that we have fished. We have hunted the pristine forests along the shoreline. We have hiked the trails of Jay Cooke State Park.
> Currently, Minnesota does not require school personnel to have annual suicide prevention training. I believe that it is time for this to change.
Religious displays on public property give the impression of civic bias toward a certain religious preference and are unconstitutional. Certainly, the fire and police departments are for all Cloquet citizens of any and of no religion.
A local newspaper, by its very nature, needs to remain intimately connected with the local community in order to keep it viable. Otherwise, it risks becoming merely another cog in today's vast menu of media offerings. The dialogue between a local newspaper and its readers needs to be open, continuous and face to face. Without a local office, that dialogue risks becoming a one-sided conversation — one that can't be replicated by texts or tweets. <
While I am aware that a publication can be put out from anywhere, I'm also aware that a community loses something big when it loses a newspaper office that is the symbol of its voice. <
In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 1964, King said the following: "I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits."
Boone is a black and tan coonhound mix born Nov. 7, 2016. He was surrendered to Friends of Animals because his family no longer had time to spend with him and he doesn't like to be alone.
Millennials and first-time voters respond strongly to issues like health care, education and the environment; they seek people who will fight for these concerns over the long term. While older voters may feel some assurance in backing the incumbent, we remember a razor-thin victory in the last cycle.