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Cloquet Council adopts hazard plan

During Tuesday’s meeting, Cloquet city councilors unanimously adopted the Carlton County all-hazard mitigation plan, which was already approved by the state of Minnesota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Carlton County emergency management director Marlyn Halverson answered council questions about the plan, which has been under development for the past 18 months and will serve for the next five years once every city and township in the county has adopted it.

Asked how many people worked on it, Halverson said “a boatload.”

The report outlined multiple hazards — flooding, wildfires, w...

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