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Child care changes celebrated in Cloquet

After nearly two years of searching for a new space, it took workers only 10 weeks or so to turn a former furniture store into a new home for the Cloquet Kids Corner and Li'l Lumberjacks Learning Center programs.

The cavernous empty space at Pine Tree Plaza in Cloquet is now a long winding hallway lined with bright classrooms - Kids Corner on the right, Li'l Lumberjacks on the left - ending in an indoor gym for kids.

Cloquet Community Education director Erin Bates said it's going really well so far. Li'l Lumberjacks opened Sept. 6 and Kids Corner opened Sept. 7, the first day of school.

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