Our view: Thumbs up, down
February 24, 2023
THUMBS UP to Cloquet public schools and Members Cooperative Credit Union for working toward an agreement on naming rights in return for getting $4.25 million in athletic facilities upgrades across the finish line.
MCCU has sent a letter of intent to the school board to pay $1.25 million in exchange for naming rights, plus up to $300,000 for a new scoreboard.
The proposed arrangement would run for 20 years and give the now regionally based MCCU exclusive naming rights to the campus stadium as well as a host of other on-site sponsorship opportunities.
As it stands, the proposed upgrades inc...