Articles from the June 9, 2023 edition
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On The Mark: Wright native is worth celebrating
Often, lifetime residents bring joy, humor and learning to their communities. Two weeks ago, Cromwell-Wright area residents celebrated the life and work of Margaret Webster. Born and raised in...
Legislative session a boon to Cloquet
Minnesota state legislators and Gov. Tim Walz came through in a big way for the city of Cloquet, judging by the list of benefits shared by city administrator Tim Peterson during Tuesday’s council meeting. Top of the list was an increase to Local Go...
The Great Outdoors month
Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota DNR are encouraging Minnesotans to get out in nature and enjoy the state’s outstanding outdoor opportunities by proclaiming June 2023 as Great Outdoors Month. June 9-11 is the annual Take a Kid Fishing weekend, when...
Essentia opens up visiting hours
Hospital visitors to Essentia Health won’t be faced with limits on visiting hours any longer. Saying it wanted “to acknowledge the vital role that family and other support persons play in the care and well-being of our patients,” the...
Brush pickup underway
The first days of the City of Cloquet-sponsored storm damage brush cleanup have been going well, according to 3-D Construction owner Dustin Follett. On the second day of the cleanup, Follett,...
Army Corps rules in favor of Band on Polymet plan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has revoked a key permit for the proposed NorthMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, formerly known as the PolyMet project. The Army Corps rescinded the permit, known as the Clean Water Act “Section...
Our View: City, region flourish with two vital plants
How fortunate can one town be? That’s a question we can all ask ourselves as Cloquet’s two manufacturing plants celebrate milestone anniversaries in 2023. With the USG ceiling tile plant celebrating its 100th anniversary and the nearby Sappi... Full story
Letter: Dotseth delivered for his district
It was disappointing to read a recent letter to the editor that missed the mark so widely regarding a Carlton County bonding project. The letter writer failed to recognize or understand the crucial role Rep. Jeff Dotseth played in delivering funding... Full story
Letter: Still waiting for more on forestry center
With University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel on her way out, people are wondering if the future of her initiative to hand over the Cloquet Forestry Center in its entirety to the Fond du Lac Band is still steaming ahead. I have been following... Full story
South Ridge title defense hangs on championship sweep
Over the last four years the Section 7A baseball tournament has run through South Ridge. The road this season got a whole lot tougher on Tuesday when the Panthers lost their first game of the day,... Full story