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Political flags are gone in Scanlon

A property in Scanlon with political flags on a pole disparaging President Joe Biden and voters with expletives, and supporting former President Donald Trump, is being sold, and the flags are gone. According to real estate listings, the home at 22nd Street and Doddridge Avenue on the border with Cloquet was listed in earaly June for $250,000. The home hadn't sold as of early this week and the price had been reduced to $224,000.

In March, the Pine Knot News had a story about the flags and community reaction to them. Despite the efforts of Scanlon city officials and area police to reason with th...