p>Now, during the holiday season, attractive lighting themes are set up in the parks from Cloquet Avenue north to the river and other streets and avenues throughout the city. It's very pretty and greatly appreciated. <
The Cloquet Public Library has received $500 from the American Library Association to help plan and implement coding activities during Computer Science Education (CS Ed) Week on Dec. 3-9 and beyond. Cloquet is one of 250 school and public libraries around the country to receive microfunding from Libraries Ready to Code, an initiative of the American Library Association sponsored by Google.
The 24th Annual Toys for Carlton Area Kids drive is Nov. 12 to Dec. 12. Donate new, unwrapped toys, hats, mittens and scarves or gift cards for children age 17 and under. Drop-off locations include: Carlton — VFW, high school library, elementary school office, City of Carlton, Inter-Faith Care Center/Pine View Apartments, Volunteer Services of Carlton County, Carlton Wellness Center, Carlton Meat and Grocery, Thrivent Financial. Wrenshall — The Brickyard.
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2020 Minnesota Wild Turkey Stamp from Dec. 3-21. The cost of a turkey stamp is included in a turkey license, but anyone can buy pictorial stamps as collectables. In the contest, the eastern wild turkey must be the primary focus of the design. Artists are prohibited from using any photographic or other electronic product as part of their finished entries. Winning artists may issue limited edition prints of the artwork and retain proceeds.
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is seeking donations of stockings to be stuffed with goodies and given to the children of military families. Stockings should be 16-18 inches long and can be placed in a box at any local Erbert and Gerbert's sandwich shop. Distribution of the stockings, for each child in the household of service members or veterans, is Dec. 20 from 6-8 p.m. at VFW Post 137, 2023 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Preregistration isn't required, but those interested in receiving stockings will need to bring proof of military service.
p>"Ice, especially early ice with snow cover, is extremely deceptive because you can't see dangerous cracks or the thickness of the ice under the snow," DNR Conservation Officer Adam Block said. "Parents need to teach their kids that ice is never 100 percent safe. If your child is near the ice, you should be near your child."
Sept. 19: Andrew Gary Jennissen, 31, of St. Cloud, Minn. – April 8, 2018, offense: felony first-degree sales of 17 grams or more of cocaine or meth within a 90-day period; 125 months in prison; $160 fees.