It’s a misnomer to say traffic is “back to normal” on Highway 33, because the project actually changed some of the traffic patterns along the busy road through Cloquet.
Minnesota state park and trail visitors will soon be seeing red, orange and yellow and countless other shades of autumn as the leaves and prairie grasses put on their annual show.
Shortly after the Pine Journal hits the news stands this week, traffic should be placed in normal northbound and southbound lanes on Highway 33 through Cloquet; however, it will be restricted to single lanes in most locations to allow for completion of work.
There will be no traffic changes to Highway 33 this week, but project supervisor Jim Sorenson expects traffic to switch back to two different sides of the road as soon as next Thursday.
Traffic will not be flowing as usual along Highway 33 in Cloquet by the preliminary Sept. 12 deadline, but Project Supervisor Jim Sorenson said the project is going very well, despite an incident last weekend in which a person drove around the barrels onto wet concrete, causing considerable damage before they left the scene.
A 51-year-old Cloquet man was arrested Thursday and is expected to be formally charged with third-degree murder, according to Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake.
A grand total of 75 bicyclists from across the state spent the Labor Day weekend enjoying a 150-mile tour of the communities around Jay Cooke State Park as part of the 10th annual Bike Minnesota! event. A Parks and Trails Council event, Bike Minnesota! is based at a different Minnesota State Park each year.
Two-way traffic is flowing smoothly down the new concrete lanes of northbound Highway 33 this week and reconstruction of the southbound lanes is underway.
Need to put a little fun back into your summer? This weekend holds the perfect solution — the Second Annual “Mahtowa Hootenanny” set for noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Old Mahtowa School.
Primary Election Day is Tuesday, Aug. 12, when Barnum voters will decide the fate of a bond referendum for renovations and an addition to the high school along with energy-efficiency upgrades district wide. E