No 'snow day' for first annual Cloquet cleanup
April 30, 2021
Despite cold (for April) temperatures and a layer of snow that covered the ground, close to 50 people turned out Saturday for an Earth Day cleanup organized by the Boldt Company along with the city of Cloquet.
"It's still easy to find the big stuff," said Camille Wilton, who was picking up trash with her daughter, Lynnea, age 8, along the south side of the St. Louis River on Dunlap Island. "We've found towels, plastic, lots of liquor bottles."
Volunteers were divided into five groups of roughly 10 people each and sent to five different "zones" along the river and the campground armed with b...