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Our View: Investigations cost is money well spent

Well, it’s not exactly money well spent. But it’s essential to spend it. Our system depends on it. We’re talking about the money it costs the city of Cloquet to continually investigate complaints against city officials, police and councilors.

We understand the frustration of taxpayers, who would prefer their funds be spent on roads, parks, protection and other essential city services. In recent years, the city has spent a significant amount of tax money investigating the former police chief, the current police chief, a council member and city administrators.

When does it all end? Well, it ends...