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Dogs perish in Scanlon fire

Seven dogs died late Friday, Nov. 18, when a garage they were kept in caught fire in Scanlon. The fire occurred at 1208 28th St. Firefighters began arriving within a few minutes of being paged at... Full story

 
 By Rebekah King    News    November 25, 2022 

Candidates for open board seat interviewed

The Thomson Township board of supervisors interviewed finalists for its vacant board seat on Nov. 17, after nearly three months without a full board. The three candidates, Eric Rish, Gary Bonneville, and David Sunnarborg, were asked a series of...

 

Board newcomer is top vote getter

Three of five candidates were going to be elected to the Cloquet School Board on Tuesday. Sarah Plante Buhs didn’t have the faintest idea she’d be the top vote-getter. “I’m very appreciative, and I was very surprised with what the outcome was... Full story

 

Crash leaves six injured

A crash between a semi tractor trailer and Chevy Tahoe resulted in six occupants of the SUV sustaining injuries Tuesday afternoon in Scanlon. The crash was near the intersection of Minnesota Highway... Full story

 

School safety occupies candidates' attention

Four of five candidates for school board weighed in at the Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce candidate forum Oct. 25. In the wake of two lockdowns within the past year, the topic of school safety drew provocative responses from an incumbent and... Full story

 

Fire damages apartments in downtown Carlton

A fire Friday afternoon left a downtown Carlton apartment building left a number of families without a home. The 911 call came in at roughly 3:41 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, reporting a structure fire at... Full story

 

ELECTION GUIDE: Cloquet City Council, Ward 1

CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL, WARD 1 Warren 'Bun' Carlson (Incumbent) Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. I am currently the city councilor for Ward 1. I also serve on the Cloquet A... Full story

 

ELECTION GUIDE: Cloquet City Council, Ward 3

CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL, WARD 3 Iris Keller (Write-in*) Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. I have 4 daughters and 3 grandchildren, with another expected in December. I've... Full story

 

ELECTION GUIDE: Wrenshall School Board - Seven candidates

There are a total of seven candidates vying for three seats on the Wrenshall School Board, and there are profiles of all seven of them within this file. So please read all the way to the bottom... Full story

 

ELECTION GUIDE: Cloquet School Board - Five candidates

There are a total of five candidates vying for three seats on the Cloquet School Board, and there are profiles of all five of them within this file. So please read all the way to the bottom before... Full story

 

Ward 3 gets first write-in candidate

Cloquet Ward 3 city council candidate Pete Erickson has a unique challenge this fall: he has to get voters to do more than fill in a box next to his name. For Erickson to win, voters will have to actu... Full story

 

Man dies in work incident

A Culver man was killed Wednesday, Sept. 14, as the result of a workplace incident at the Northland Constructors gravel pit in Industrial Township. According to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Brad Lewis Wojtysiak, 40,... Full story

 

Thomson Township: Needed sewer rate increases explained

Thomson Township officials hosted a sewer rates presentation Thursday, Sept. 8, to allow the township engineer Joe Jurewicz to explain why he is recommending an increase in rates for upcoming years. When Jurewicz and the Thomson Township board of sup...

 

Man dies in gravel pit accident

A Culver man was killed Wednesday, Sept. 14, as the result of a work-place incident at the Northland Constructors gravel pit in Industrial Township. According to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Brad Lewis Wojtysiak, 40,... Full story

 

Fire district seeks township board member

The Cloquet Area Fire District is seeking a board member from Thomson or Twin Lakes townships to fill the seat vacated by Jason Paulson when he resigned from the Thomson Township and CAFD boards earlier this month. CAFD chief Jesse Buhs said an... Full story

 

Crash kills Cloquet man

A 26-year-old Cloquet man was killed Monday, Aug. 29, succumbing to injuries sustained when the motorcycle he was driving crashed with an SUV. Hunter Thorman, of Cloquet, was pronounced dead sometime following the crash in Cloquet. The crash occurred... Full story

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    August 26, 2022

Meet Delta, the new fire district K-9

Hawaii's loss was Cloquet's gain this summer, when a dog being trained as a backup accelerant detection K-9 for the island state became available in June. Cloquet Area Fire District battalion chief... Full story

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    August 26, 2022

Fire district staff shuffle settles

After close to 10 months of musical chairs, the Cloquet Area Fire District staff and board members celebrated a slew of promotions and other moves that have the district almost on stable ground in... Full story

 
 By Rebekah King    News    August 26, 2022

Thomson Township supervisor applications due Sept. 1

Thomson township supervisor, Jason Paulson, gave some final statements to the board and the community at the Thomson board meeting Thursday, Aug. 18. Paulson had announced his resignation from the board, and his position on the Cloquet Area Fire...

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    August 26, 2022

Heather's Cafe now hopes to open Aug. 29

Where there's smoke, there's fire ... except when it's electrical and firefighters turn the power off. That's what happened at Heather's Cafe in Cloquet Thursday, Aug. 18. Firefighters from the Cloque... Full story

 

Police respond to fatal crash

Cloquet police officers responded to a crash between a motorcycle and a Honda CR-V vehicle Monday night that one person did not survive. According to a news release, at approximately 11:05 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, the Cloquet Police Department... Full story

 
 By Rebekah King    News    August 12, 2022

Paulson too busy, resigns from board

The Thomson Township Board of Supervisors is looking for a township resident to fill a vacancy on the board following the resignation of one of its most active members. Jason Paulson announced his...

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    July 29, 2022

Emergency services under fire

On March 17, witnesses estimated nearly two dozen squad cars, ambulances and firetrucks from multiple jurisdictions responded to the school campus in the heart of Esko. Someone - in Africa, it later t... Full story

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    July 22, 2022

Neighbors tell city, police: 'enough is enough'

At first glance, Cloquet's Kelly Avenue looks like any other street in the city: mostly tidy homes with flowers blooming outside, tall trees, cars parked in driveways and on the street, the...

 

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