A Cloquet man has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a 3-month-old infant.
Samuel Rengo of Esko has been named a Region 7A finalist for the Minnesota State High School League 2019 Triple A (Academics, Arts, Athletics) Award.
Tom Anderson of Cloquet won the Frozen Forester Ski Bike Shoe Winter Triathlon on Saturday, March 2, at Pine Valley Recreation Area in Cloquet with a time of 3:09:45.
The Frozen Forester Winter Triathlon is Saturday, March 2, at the Pine Valley Recreation Area in Cloquet. The ski-bike-shoe race, which starts at 9 a.m., includes 6.8 miles of skiing, 4.6 miles of biking and a 3.1-mile no-shoe/snowshoe run on two laps of the Pine Valley ski trail, two laps on the new mountain bike trail and one lap off-trail through the Pine Valley woods. The 5K run begins at 11 a.m., followed by Family Time for all from noon to 3 p.m. Register at facebook.com/frozenforester.
“Letters From Home” presents “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” a musical tribute to Vietnam, on Saturday, March 2, at the AAD Shriners building, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway, Hermantown. The show, a part of the Cloquet Rotary Club’s March for Veterans Celebration, begins at 8 p.m. “In 2010, Erinn Dearth founded Letters From Home in Winston-Salem, N.C., with a mission to tour the country honoring our nation’s veterans, active military heroes and their families, by reviving patriotism through music,” according to a press release.
An overhead sign structure installation project is scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday on southbound Minnesota Highway 33 at the roundabout near Interstate 35 in Cloquet. The project was postponed this week due to bad weather. The southbound right lane (north of the roundabout) will close Tuesday afternoon. This will allow delivery and assembly of the sign structure, said a Minnesota Department of Transportation news release Friday.
The 8th District MSHS Minnesota State Horticultural Society is offering at least four educational scholarships this year ranging from $250 to $600 to students in the Arrowhead area planning to further their education in either college or a technical school. The 8th District includes Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and north and south St. Louis counties. One requirement concerns a student's interest and participation in some aspect of gardening: individual, family, home, church, community and organizations.
The 10th Annual Robert Rodd Memorial Scholarship Costume Hockey Game is Feb. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Carlton. The event features a turkey gravy and Swedish meatball dinner, silent auction and raffle.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet is hosting “Reclaiming the Narrative: An Evening of Story, Song and The Arts,” featuring a book reading and signing by an award-winning author and a rap music performance, on Friday, Feb. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Amphitheater & Commons on campus. The unique literary and music event features author Terese Marie Mailhot and rap artist Thomas X.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting the 2019 Careers in Nursing & Health Sciences Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Lester Jack Briggs Cultural Center Gymnasium.