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Cloquet regains Tree City status

City administrator Tim Peterson announced Cloquet has earned Tree City status once again, recognition that the city makes the planting and care of trees a priority. It had been more than a decade since Cloquet was officially declared a Tree City.

City staff worked with the Arbor Day Foundation to meet requirements the past year.

“It quite honestly takes a whole lot of work to get it set up initially, and Caleb and his staff took that on,” he said, referring to public works director Caleb Peterson.

He said it wasn’t so much a change of programming as simply reapplying for the status. “To be lis...

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