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Evictions proceed in Cloquet

With a June 1 eviction deadline, most of the tenants on upper floors of Victory Apartments have left, according to the city of Cloquet. The eviction notice came in 2020 as the back stairs to the apartments were deemed unsafe for use. The stairs serve as the only direct exit for the upper floors of the building at 17 Eighth Street, across from the Pedro’s restaurant building. Nine of the building’s 12 units are on the second and third floors.

After some wrangling with the property owner, and time for him to arrange a fix for the problem, the city this spring said it would uphold evictions if a...

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