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 By Jana Peterson    News    March 6, 2020

Sustainability brings rewards at Sappi plant

Being green has its benefits. Just ask the folks at Sappi. What started almost 20 years ago as an effort to prolong the life of the on-site landfill at the Cloquet paper mill has turned into an...

 

Cloquet chamber honors members

The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce honored businesses large and small along with its volunteer of the year at its annual meeting and banquet Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Otter Creek Event Center at the... Full story

 

Old Applebee's restaurant sold

The first sign that the former Applebee’s building may have new owners came when a crew of workers were crawling all over the extensive roof earlier this month, shoveling off snow. Carlton County assessor Kyle Holmes confirmed that the building at...

 

Lemon Tree store is sold

Across the highway and about a block north of the Applebee’s site, the former Lemon Tree Liquor and Gas store at 1212 Highway 33 has also been sold. According to the county auditor’s office, the property sold for $140,975 to Pru Properties in...

 

Carlton family business thrives in changing times

When Neil and Theresa Erickson bought Carlton's Woodland Grocery back in 2013, it was already like an old familiar friend. Theresa had found her first job at the store, which was then owned by her...

 

Expanding on Kwik corner

1. Current Kwik Trip store. 2. Current Kwik Spirits liquor store, formerly Gramma Polo’s, to be demolished and replaced with car wash. 3. Trapper Pete’s is staying put. 4. Golden Gate motel will...

 

Wendy's will become Burger King

Cloquet Wendy’s store sold, Burger King coming The Wendy’s in Cloquet is closed for good, and will be replaced by Burger King. “Thanks for a great 15 years,” says a sign on the window of the local fast food restaurant, which is located in a... Full story

 

Credit union is top in the state

Members Cooperative Credit Union has been named the top 2019 Minnesota Credit Union of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to an MCCU press release, the award is being...

 

Coates RV store leaves area

After being acquired by national retailer Camping World in March, it seemed to be business as usual at the Coates RV showroom in Scanlon. Not anymore. Although it is still filled with all kinds of...

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    July 26, 2019

New counseling and legal offices opening downtown

A peek inside the windows of the former Goodwill building on Cloquet Avenue shows big changes ahead. Empty for months since the charity shop closed its Cloquet location in December, office and...

 

Sappi appoints new CEO of North American operations

Sappi Limited, a global leader in dissolving wood pulp as well as graphic, packaging and speciality papers, announced that Michael Haws has been appointed as president and CEO of Sappi North America effective Oct. 1, 2019. Haws succeeds Mark...

 

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