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As the budget was originally presented to the City Council and without any cuts in services or personnel, the levy for 2019 could have actually gone down slightly because revenues are also increasing. Cloquet Finance Director Nancy Klassen said property valuations went up 4.3 percent between new construction like Taco Bell and higher assessments on existing properties.
Here is a listing of events related to the 1918 fires on the calendar in September: Sept. 9, 1 p.m. — Author Connie Jacobson will present on the 1918 fires in Hermantown, where she is the Historical Society director. Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. — Carlton County Historical Society Director Rachael Martin will present her living history program about Anna Dickie Olesen at the Hermantown Historical Society.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Monday issued a air quality alert until 9 a.m. Tuesday for a large portion of Minnesota, from the arrowhead region down to the southwestern part of the state. The affected areas include Hibbing, Duluth, Brainerd and Mankato.
The tale of the Humane Society and the city continues.
Primary results are in for local races in Carlton County, with the top two vote getters in each of four races heading to the General Election in November.
While it wasn't a debate, candidates all did a good job at answering the questions and distinguishing themselves from their opponents. Get the flavor of the evening in this story. If you want to see what you missed Monday, you can still catch it on CAT-7 TV or the CAT-7 YouTube channel for those who don't have cable.
Why are you running for office? I feel I can bring more leadership to the council than it’s had previously. I felt under Bruce Ahlgren, the city had slow growth in the right direction, which was good. Cloquet’s been phenomenal to me, and my family. It’s a good city. I just feel it’s veered off a little over past two years from what it should be. What do you think are the two biggest issues facing the city of Cloquet? If elected, how would you work to resolve those?
Read the longer version of the interview with mayoral candidate Roger Maki.
Read the longer version of the interview with mayoral candidate (and incumbent) Dave Hallback.
Read the longer version of the interview with Ward 3 candidate Richard Colsen.