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Coming this summer … fireworks?

Council optimistic about July Fourth prospects


February 19, 2021

Matthew Moses

Thousands of people last enjoyed July Fourth fireworks in Cloquet in 2019.

Things are looking positive for some kind of July Fourth celebration in Cloquet this summer, if discussions during Tuesday's City Council meeting hold true.

City administrator Tim Peterson asked councilors for guidance on the annual celebration, which normally features a 5K race, a parade downtown, and activities in Veterans Park all day and into the night, finishing with an outdoor movie and fireworks over the St. Louis River. "Do we want the large normal celebration, a variation where we do parts or postpone it for another year?" Peterson asked.

Most of the councilors were optimistic ther...

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