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OUR VIEW: Short-term arena fix is an expensive wake-up call


October 18, 2019

$52,000. That’s a lot of money to replace the refrigerant in the old “Barn,” especially since there is no guarantee this new batch of R-22 just won’t leak out again. Cloquet’s original indoor ice arena is showing its age, and the system under the floor that freezes the ice is old and in need of replacement or repair. Right now, though, all the refrigerant has leaked out and the City Council has agreed to spend the money to replace it, so we can have ice in The Barn this winter.

Refilling the system with R-22 is the easiest and quickest solution. But simply recharging the refrigera...

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