When a $12.5 million bond referendum failed in April 2017, the Wrenshall School Board and District Facility Committee collaborated to identify what is most important to meet the needs of current and future students.
If the basic referendum passes, the estimated annual property tax impact for residents in 2019 on a house valued at $100,000 would be $149. If the second question also passes, the additional amount added to the property tax would be $8. If the third question also passes, that would be an additional $26 property tax increase to $183 on a $100,000 home. The last meeting for the referendum is 11 a.m. Sept. 29 in the Wrenshall School commons area. <
Currently the majority of the road work is done. The frontage road remains closed, but the framework is ready for cement. Both northbound and southbound I-35 ramps are open for travel, but the I-35 exits from the actual roundabout are also still blocked off with barrels. According to the MnDOT website, the first two stages are complete and the third stage of the project is wrapping up.
A shortage of available DNA for testing is holding up 6th Judicial District court proceedings for a Bayfield, Wis., man charged in the death of his uncle. James Francis Montano, 32, is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree premeditated attempted murder and second-degree assault in the second degree. His uncle, Andrew Gokee, 57, of Sawyer, was shot April 21 and later died.
"When someone finds a stray animal, they should call 911," Cloquet Police Commander Carey Farrell advised. "Dispatchers will create a call for a service number and dispatch the call to officers. An officer will respond to the callers location as time and other calls permit them to do so." Farrell explained that the officer who answers the call will bring a microchip reader to scan the animal.
"The queen is in the middle of the swarm, so you gently sweep them into a cardboard box," Mike said as he demonstrated. "All of the other bees will follow her, so you hope she is in the box. You watch and see if the bees all leave the box and go back to the swarm, then you know she's not in there. But if the bees stay, there is a 95 percent chance she is in the box." <
Forty-two dogs played and dashed after each other as they barked excitedly. Breeds ranging from Boston terriers, to golden retrievers, to a Bernese mountain dog participated.
> Cloquet is a bustling place. Despite rumours to the contrary, all of the projects are moving forward at a steady pace.
A Cloquet man was arrested after an informant made several methamphetamine purchases for the Cloquet Police Department earlier this year.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested a Cloquet man at a Carlton County golf course Aug. 9. Pedro Aranda, 42, was arrested by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) for immigration violations. Aranda, who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, is the owner and operator of Pedro’s Grill and Cantina in downtown Cloquet.