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Chamber banquet celebrates its members

The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce feted its own, at the group's annual banquet Thursday at the Black Bear Casino Resort. A crowd of at least 180 members gathered for a social hour, dinner, entertainment and awards to the organization's most involved members. The Chamber large business of the year award was presented to Frandsen Bank & Trust in Cloquet, and the Chamber small business of the year award went to Forum Communications' Pine Journal. There was no Chamber volunteer of the year award, because the Chamber canceled most of its events last year due to the pandemic, so there were few vo...