> In addition to explaining the referendum, there was much discussion of a new proposal for a Building Trades Academy to operate out of the renovated "rec building." It seems that, in adding discussion of this separate project to the referendum presentation, the impression may have been given that the two were somehow related.
According to Cloquet's website, they meet "quarterly or on an as-needed basis" and this board addresses issues that affect the local cable TV. The last time they met — again, according to the website — was Jan. 12, 2017. My last cable bill saw an almost 20 percent increase, with no change in service.
It's very disappointing to hear that the Carlton County Fair planners think that exhibiting endangered, wild Bengal tigers (Who have what to do with agriculture or Carlton County?) would be entertaining or teach care and respect for animals of all kinds.
A pavement patching project on northbound Interstate 35 near Barnum, which began in early August, will be completed Thursday, Sept. 13, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists are restricted to a single lane for approximately 6 miles in the project area. Both lanes are open Thursday evenings through Sunday evenings. Motorists should plan for delays.
The letter writer compares people placing the blame for the Vietnam War on soldiers to people blaming police officers for the actions taken by the Cloquet City Council last year.
Anyone interested in deer can talk with area wildlife managers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at meetings scheduled across the state meant to encourage discussions about deer and deer management, enhance local relationships and foster two-way communication.
Wild rice harvesting season occurs annually between Aug. 15 and Sept. 30 and wildlife managers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say it's shaping up to be a challenging harvest season.
To the editor, Last Wednesday (Aug. 8), the staff of the Carlton County Department of Transportation presented their plans at the new Cloquet Middle School for the rebuilding of Washington Avene in Cloquet.
The next morning we found that the car had also somehow survived the flames, so all of us proceeded toward Moose Lake. On the way, all culverts were burned, but we managed to cross them and counted 38 badly burned bodies on the roadside. We saw a group of people on the old Konu farm, with all their clothes burned off and desperately shouting for help. A man named Larson was sitting in his burned car, alive, but with his eyes and ears burned off.
In case some potential voters are unaware, the number of candidates in this year's primary election and general election Nov. 6 is due mainly to the event of March 16, 2017, and the events that followed. On that day, the former police chief was put on paid administrative leave (following a vote of no confidence by the Cloquet police union) by the mayor and a split vote on the City Council. A lengthy investigation by a hired consultant deemed the original charges were unwarranted. The police chief should have been encouraged to return to his job. The mayor and certain councilors did not want the police chief to return, forcing him to retire.