Annual memorial walk brings attention to suicide


October 13, 2023

The 15th Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk takes place 9:30 -11:30 a.m. Saturday at Carlton High School. An average of 150 community members gather at the event in memory of loved ones lost to, or touched by, suicide and to bring awareness toward prevention.

There will be a short walk of about 20 minutes followed by refreshments and a short message of hope from Jake Kachinski and Brittany Steeg, who lost their sister to suicide in 2010.

Meghann Levitt, an educator for Carlton County Health and Human Services, says the walk is important for the community.

"We are aware that Carlton County,...

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