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Political flags are gone in Scanlon


July 16, 2021

Mike Creger

A flagpole stands bare this week in the yard of a home on the Scanlon- Cloquet border that is in the process of being sold. Flags there earlier this year caused a stir because they included expletives disparaging President Biden and those who voted for him.

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...

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