Articles from the November 11, 2022 edition
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Save the date: Santa is coming to Cloquet Dec. 1-3
Santa may be heading to Duluth in mid-November for its holiday parade, but the jolly old elf has promised to come to Cloquet for three special days in December. "There will be magic, marching, lots... Full story
Wrenshall board members ousted
Two years of turmoil left two-thirds of voters in Wrenshall School District precincts having seen enough. They swept out incumbents on the school board Tuesday, giving challengers a chance to stabilize declining enrollment and an operating deficit....
County sees busy day at polls
Election judges reported a steady stream of voters all day Tuesday, with many expressing surprise at such a good turnout for the midterm elections. Thomson Township clerk Rhonda Peleski said they had...
Cloquet votes 'yes' to incumbents, sales tax
The race for Cloquet mayor was much closer than it was four years ago, but the end result was the same: voters elected Roger Maki to lead the city forward. Maki defeated former Ward 2 city councilor David Bjerkness by 118 votes. Maki had 2,312 votes... Full story
UPDATE: Search for missing man ends with grim discovery
Aitkin County officials discovered a body -- presumed to be that of a man reported missing almost two weeks ago -- in the waters of Rat Lake, Aitkin County. According to a news release from Carlton... Full story
New pump station will boost volume
Tucked into a corner of eastern Carlton, north of the Oldenburg House on Minnesota Highway 210 and south of the Thomson Reservoir, is a nondescript building that will soon fade into history. The...
Thomson Township: Candidate interviews set, selection process questioned
The Thomson Township Board of Supervisors announced plans to finally interview finalists for its vacant board seat, as the process for selecting those three final candidates is under scrutiny by the state of Minnesota. The board will select one...
Guest view: Moving forward means finding common ground
I don’t know about you, but I [wasn’t] inclined to make many predictions about the outcome of the midterm elections this year. There’s one prediction, though, that I think is safe: After the...
On the Mark: Cromwell gets a makeover
If you’ve been driving through Cromwell on Minnesota highways 210 or 73 these past few months, you’ll have seen the remarkable infrastructure redo taking place. The Minnesota Department of...
Letters: Cemetery offers opportunity
I was born and raised in Carton County. Though I now live far away, I would like to be buried in the area where most of my family members are buried. However, most township cemeteries are open only to residents. And, many township cemeteries are...
Foster runs through racetime injury to take sixth at state
Noah Foster ran the toughest race of his life - bleeding and in need of stitches - at Saturday's Class A Minnesota State Cross Country meet in Northfield. He was about 100 meters into the race and... Full story