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Cable access channel returns to lineup


April 17, 2020

CAT7 TV is back.

The community access channel serving Cloquet, Carlton, Scanlon and Esko residents had not been operating since March 5, when the Cloquet City Council voted unanimously to terminate the station's only remaining employee, coordinator Eric Lipponen.

After meeting with members of the Cable Commission, the city hired contractor Martin Dean to get the station up and running again, which took only a couple hours, according to city administrator Tim Peterson.

CAT7 is Cloquet's only local television channel. All of the broadcast television stations are based in Duluth and cover th...

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