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Let’s go see a professional hockey game tonight. Easy — the Minnesota Wilderness play right here in Carlton County at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena.

Let’s go see a Hollywood blockbuster movie. Easy — Premiere Theatres 6 offers at least six selections every day.

Let’s go out for dinner tonight. That’s a little tougher … but only because there are so many choices. Mexican? One of the best Mexican restaurants in Minnesota is on Cloquet Avenue, and we have more than just one great pizza joint in Carton County.

None of these businesses would survive if we didn’t “shop local.”

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