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Cloquet sets drought rules

With 78 percent of the state experiencing severe drought and some experiencing extreme or exceptional drought, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is requiring water suppliers to implement water-use restrictions as that state enters the warning phase of a statewide drought plan.

The Cloquet City Council approved a number of water restriction measures Tuesday in reaction to the ongoing drought. As part of those measures, residents are asked to either stop watering their lawns or restrict watering to odd or even dates. Odd numbered addresses may water on odd dates while even numbers ca...