The seniors sang in their final choir performances as high school students, while the senior band students played their instruments one last time. Hexum presented the class of 2018, praising many accomplishments without naming individual students.
Droplets dripped from colorful pansies and marigolds as they danced merrily in the gusting winds. Stacks of baked goods such as breads and cookies were displayed on tables, as were homemade blueberry and other jams. Homemade pottery was set out in case customers showed up ready to buy a mug or bowl. Fresh, crisp lettuce and radishes and other greens were lined neatly on several tables waiting for customers.
A teacher was being taped to a wall as high-energy music pumped up the two lines of students stretched from one end of the gym to the other. "This was their incentive to meet their goal of raising $25,000 for the American Heart Association," physical education teacher Bridget Vesel-Johnson said. <
FDLTCC is a unique school, not only for Minnesota, but for the United States. The college serves American Indians as well as a strong non-traditional student body and traditional students. "We have a good diversity," Anderson said. FDLTCC brings traditional western education and indigenous education together so they can learn from each other. "I think that makes everyone better," Anderson said. "It doesn't mean everything is perfect. It just means it's a safe place to talk about it."
"Community members call a central contact person, Leola Rodd, to get on the list," Tracy Brockbrader, a middle-school science teacher, explained. "Many of the community members have had their yards done for quite a few years, so sometimes they even call ahead of us putting out the announcement about when cleanup day will be." Kathy and Ron Anderson called to be placed on the list for the second year. "I recently had surgery," Kathy said. "Ron, at 75 years old, just started a job in Hermantown."
The hit caused Meyers vehicle to slide into the oncoming traffic. Thomas Eugene Anthony of New Brighton, Minn., swerved to avoid Meyer's vehicle. Anthony lost control of his vehicle and bounced off of a tree before coming to a stop in Coffee Lake.
New Medicare cards will be arriving in the mail the first week of June. The new cards have a big change: The owner's Social Security number will not be printed on them. Instead, there will be a different random number and letter sequence on each card to help protect them from theft.
"We get several complaints from residents every year and requests for extra patrol," Carlton County Sergeant Doug Rotta said. The car reportedly gained speed before hitting the railroad crossing in an attempt to "get air." The car landed on the other side of the road, bottoming out and hitting a maple tree on the south side of the road. The car then flipped back upright and landed in the middle of the dirt road.
In honor of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, CMH nurses enjoyed a lighthearted contest. The mastermind of the event, registered nurse Deb Kucera, purchased several Barbie dolls. With the help of nurse Karen Schwinn, the Barbies received makeovers in the likeness of male and female nurses at CMH, both in appearance and clothing style.
Cloquet Junior, Sierah Watkins enjoys the sport, much to the surprise of her friends. "They say you don't seem like the type of person to shoot trap," Watkins said with a laugh. Like the majority of students, Watkins also enjoys hunting. She accompanies her boyfriend's family deer and pheasant hunting. Watkins encourages girls to give the sport a shot. "It's different," Watkins said. "It's not just a man's sport."