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Cloquet's free closet idea takes off


September 6, 2019

There's a new, highly exclusive clothes store in town, but it caters only to Cloquet teenagers. Oh, and did we mention that the clothes are all free?

The new CHS Community Closet was born out of a discussion between Cloquet High School paraprofessional Shelley Robideaux and physical education teacher Brenda Gigliotti.

"Last year before Christmas we put together something almost like a garage sale, but everything was free," Robideaux said, explaining that teachers, staff and others donated whatever they had to spare and they filled the whole conference room. For three days, students could c...

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