Articles from the October 8, 2021 edition
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Last Kiwanis club is kaput in Cloquet
The Cloquet Area Golden K Kiwanis club is no longer. Its members met for the last time as a club on the last Tuesday in September. The Golden K group was Cloquet's final Kiwanis chapter to disband,... Full story
Haunts keep coming at the 'Shack'
Take a late afternoon tour of the grounds at the Haunted Shack with Pat Stojevich and you get the feeling that the name is a misnomer. It should be Love Shack, or Family Shack, Survivor Shack or even... Full story
Suicide awareness walk is Saturday
The 13th annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Carlton High School. Historically, hundreds of community members gather at the event in memory of loved ones... Full story
County offers drive-in shots
Carlton County will be running two drive- thru dual influenza and Covid-19 vaccination clinics targeted to Carlton County residents next week. From 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, residents can drive through at the Carlton County... Full story
Pumpkin run returns Oct. 23
It’s time to register for northern Minnesota’s oldest Halloween-themed race. The popular Pumpkin 5K Run & Walk will be back, in person, at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College this year. The... Full story
Nonprofit dental care is expanding
Two recent grant awards has the Lake Superior Community Health Center in Carlton expanding from four to six dental operatories in 2022 — increasing appointment capacity from 4,400 to 6,600 per year. As a nonprofit community health center, LSCHC...
Nursery to host plant swap, music
Hammarlund Landscape Nursery is hosting a houseplant swap and more 2-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. There will be live music, a yard sale and an assortment of craft vendors. All are welcome. Plants must be healthy and pest-free. Unrooted cuttings must...
Popular Pedro's moves to new spot
After months of visible renovations at a new location on Cloquet Avenue and Eighth Street, Pedro's Grill and Cantina has moved. "Today ... was our last day in our old building, kind of a sad day...
West End shop opens
A new vintage store, 'ant'cetera Art & More, will hold a grand opening at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8 in the old Smokies building at 109 Avenue D in Cloquet's West End business district. Proprietor... Full story
Rural cases outpace metro in state
Minnesota’s spreading Covid-19 outbreak has been pummeling greater Minnesota for weeks, and hospitals are feeling the impact. For the first time in the pandemic, there are more Covid patients hospitalized in greater Minnesota than in the Twin Citie... Website
Police department continues to ramp up force
Since taking over as interim, and then appointed, police chief two years ago, Cloquet police chief Derek Randall has been slowly building the police department back up to full strength, after a flood...
Our View: In TikTok age, let's hope sense wins out
Sometimes, everyday ordinary events give us a glimpse into the world we will see someday, and we’re generally happy with what we see. Case in point: recently, the Cloquet Middle school was inundated by an internet influence that encouraged...
Obituary: Elfreda J. Anderson
Elfreda J. Anderson, 89, a Lake Nichols legend, passed into the sky Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at Miller-Dwan Hospital in Duluth. She was born in Dill City, Oklahoma in August of 1932, the daughter of... Full story
Obituary: John "Jack" Ragner Schleret
John R. Schleret, 75, of Cloquet passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. He was born Nov. 28, 1945 in Cloquet to Felix and Bertha (Johnson) Schleret. Jack served... Full story
Obituary: Janet (Brander) Buczynski
Janet (Brander) Buczynski, 83, of Cloquet was welcomed into the arms of the Lord with her family by her side in her home Oct. 3, 2021. Janet was born to Charles and Bertha (Strand) Brander on April 21... Full story
Obituary: Gloria Leila Johnson
Gloria Leila Johnson, 89, longtime resident of Perch Lake Township, Carlton County, died peacefully Sept. 15, 2021, in Chris Jensen Health Center. She was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Long Beach,... Full story
Muriel A. Christian, 87, of Carlton passed away Sept. 22, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. Private family services will be held.... Full story
Obituary: Marietta Erickson
Marietta Erickson, 83, of Cloquet passed away Oct. 6, 2021, at North Shore Estates in Duluth. She was born Jan. 31, 1938, in St. Paul, the daughter of Stanley and Evelyn (Kurkoski) Wresh. She was... Full story
U.S. Poet laureate inspires local work
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will make a virtual visit to Carlton County next week, and local artists and writers have been preparing for her appearance. Harjo is a writer and performer of... Full story