There is and will continue to be a demand for vocationally trained students in all the trades: welding, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc. Teachers can sometimes get into curriculum situations that make changes difficult, but vocational classes must always be looking to the future as well as the present.
Goodhue County Judge Kevin Mark sentenced Joe Lee Brown, Jr., 30, of Red Wing on June 20 to 107 months in prison. Under an amended plea agreement, Brown pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree sales of 17 grams or more of cocaine or methamphetamine within a 90-day period. Goodhue County Attorney Christopher Schrader led the prosecution of Brown in this case.
Chop Suey is a super-sweet boy who will follow you around all day if he could. Please stop by and meet Chop Suey and his siblings.
An emergency repair contract for Highway 23 at the south fork of the Nemadji River is underway.
Washington Elementary students did things a little differently this past school year due to a new cafeteria initiative.
The Cloquet Area Alternative Education Programs Student Council and staff would like to thank the following companies and people for their support and donations for our "The Great Gatsby" Prom 2018:
My name is Theo and I recently arrived at Friends of Animals with my sister, Kate, from Texas.
I am so thankful I had the opportunity for the exchange program. First, I want to thank all the people who work with International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) to make this experience happen and take care of me. I am so happy with the ICES service and I recommend it to everyone who wants to do an exchange program. Second, I want to thank my school for how they treated me. All the teachers have been awesome and I have loved the education program.
On Tuesday, June 19, The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is planning a second treatment to eradicate gypsy moth infestations in areas in Cloquet, Two Harbors, Duluth and White Iron Lake near Ely. This is dependent on the weather at the time.
The Class of 2018 graduates had a fantastic time in a chemical-free, safe environment that included giant inflatable games, a DJ, magician, bean bag tournament, hypnotist, henna artist, massages, incredible food and many carnival games. Every graduate walked away with a prize!