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Letters: Redraw the blue line in Cloquet


August 16, 2019

As a matter of civic duty, I share my thoughts.

As our city continues to recover from bad politics, our newest interim police chief is perhaps demonstrating why he wasn’t picked as interim when former police chief Steve Stracek was forced into administrative leave while the false allegations against him were being investigated.

As I read the Aug. 2 Pine Knot News article concerning former chief Lamirande’s complaint with the — clearly obvious — endorsement of Hallback by four of our officers, I am again in awe at the thickness of the thin blue line.

Make no mistake — I love and...

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