New river signage will tell story of all city's people


October 21, 2022

While historical markers dot the heart of Cloquet, replete with photos and historical narratives of places such as the old city hall, the train depot and Pinehurst Park, a large part of the area’s history was overlooked when those markers were installed years ago. The history of the Native American tribes who lived here — some long before any European explorers arrived — is conspicuously absent.

City officials hope to change that with help from a diverse group of area residents and the guidance of a consultant, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Blandin Foundation.

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