Our View: Return of city beach is a welcome sight
May 14, 2021
After a summer season where The Beach at Pinehurst Park sat empty and unused due to the pandemic, we are excited to see leaders are opening the pool this summer. It’s a sign that things may be getting back to normal, and we couldn’t be happier.
Yes, the pool opens Monday, June 14. It’s quite a gem, one of the few sand-bottomed swimming ponds left in the state. The city-owned pool in the heart of Cloquet is slightly chlorinated for hygiene and fully staffed with lifeguards for safety and security. Although the textured “sand” is more gravelly than silky smooth, it’s still plenty...