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Clock ticks on Cloquet rezoning plea

A local business owner, his neighbors and the city of Cloquet have at least two more weeks to try to find a solution that would “make more people happy.”

Cloquet City councilors voted Tuesday to table a request from business owner Ken Maki to give Maki time to explore other options.

The request came because Maki would like to construct an office/shop for his business, on land near his home south of North Road and Sunnyside Lane. In order to do that, he’s asking the city to change its comprehensive plan for that property from moderate/high-density residential to highway commercial, and then rez...

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