Pine Journal staff
A no water contact advisory has been issued for Chub Lake Park Swimming Beach due to possible E.coli contamination. Advisory signs are removed when sample analysis results return to below the established standard. Swimming, playing or recreating in contaminated water may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats, vomiting, fever, headache, sinus infections, stomachache and other flu-like symptoms. Other illnesses can include skin, ear, respiratory, eye and wound infections, or more serious illnesses.
The Cloquet Police Department is seeking a person suspected of shoplifting from the AT&T store, 1498 Highway 33 South, Cloquet. If you have possible information about the suspect, contact the CPD anonymously via Facebook, Twitter or the Nixle website, https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/6759590 . Text a tip to TIP CLOQUETPD, followed by your message, to 888777.
For 49 years, rock lovers have headed to Moose Lake to celebrate Agate Days, hosted by the Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club and co-sponsored by the Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. The Clark-Olsen Agate Stampede is at 3 p.m. Saturday. Four hundred pounds of agates and $400 in quarters are added to dump trucks full of gravel and dumped down two blocks of downtown for a “wild scramble of finders keepers.”
There will be a free hootenanny from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 14, on the lawn in front of Salem’s Mahtowa Hall. Music kicks off at noon with a new band or performer every hour, ending with the Holy Hootenanners at 8 p.m. Other bands include Langertsons, Mama’s Stolen Horses, Nathan Frazer and the AM Band, Billy Southern, Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Jacob Mahon and Brass Messengers.
The fifth annual Cloquet Color Run is Saturday, July 14, at Pine Valley in Cloquet. Check-in and race-day registration is Saturday at 7:30 a.m and the race starts at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers pass checkpoints staffed by volunteers throwing colored cornstarch in the air, so runners come out of the race wearing a rainbow of colors everywhere.
According to the press release, Johnathon Gregory Maio, 33, was arrested during a methamphetamine investigation by the Cloquet Police Department and Fond du Lac Police Department.
Minnesota will kick off another political season with both the Republican and DFL party caucuses tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 6. Read this story to find out where you can go to take part in this local grassroots political event.
There are several special meals planned in different Carlton County communities, along with a visit from a U.S. Senator and even a sing-along featuring tunes from the good ol' days. Keep reading to find out more:
To celebrate this special occasion, the theater group will host a free community event Saturday, Sept. 9, featuring a free community picnic and open house from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by a free concert by the Northeast Timberland Band starting at 7 p.m.
"We've been in the gym for two weeks, but because of spring break we've had only one week with the full team," Tondryk said. "We have a lot of work to do before our first game in two weeks."