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 By Dan Reed    News    March 21, 2019

New landfill hauling contract saves $92,000 this year, $184,000 next year

“Hauling costs for the Superior, Wisconsin landfill have been bid openly for several years,” explained Heather Cunningham, administrator for Zoning and Environmental Services, at the Carlton County Board of Commissioners meeting on March 12. “O...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 14, 2019

Augustana awarded funding to improve behavioral health services

The Augustana Care Center in Moose Lake was one of 21 health care nursing facilities in Minnesota, through CareChoice Cooperative, to be awarded funding for a two-year performance-based improvement project to develop staff training and patient servic...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 14, 2019

Clearing meters, vents a crucial safety step during winter storms

Minnesota Energy Resources continues to urge customers to check and clear any buildup of snow or ice from natural gas meters and appliance vents. Additionally, icicles or ice dams should be cleared...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    March 7, 2019

2020 Census is coming

The goal of “counting everyone once, only once, and in the right place” is now underway through 2020 Census outreach and promotion efforts. Jim Accurso, partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, highlighted the importance of public...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    March 7, 2019

Salt stockpile for County roads is down

This has been one of our old style winters with lots of snow and at times high winds. Locals complain of the inconvenience of it all – slippery roads, poor snow plow service, and high heating bills...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

State report puts focus on hospital patient safety

The 15th annual Adverse Health Event Report was issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on March 1. The report lists the occurrences of 29 reportable adverse health events in Minnesota hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers in the last...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

Grants aim to get more people hunting and fishing

Application deadline April 4 Groups that help people become hunters or anglers – or keep on hunting or fishing – can apply for grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Minnesota’s hunting and fishing tradition is still...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

Hundreds of Youth Urge Minnesota Lawmakers to Tackle Tobacco Addiction

Nearly 400 youth and adult advocates from across Minnesota rallied on February 27 at the State Capitol to urge lawmakers to address tobacco addiction and “Keep Lungs Loud.” Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of more than 60...

 

SWCD: Working on positive changes

A wise woman, cultural anthropologist and author Margaret Mead, once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world." This describes what the Carlton...

 

Red Cross: Severe shortage of type O blood, donors needed

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter. Type O blood is the most...

 

First ever Carlton County Local Food Fair on March 2

Carlton County will have its first local food fair on Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Carlton County Extension, the Carlton County Food & Nutrition Network & the United Way are collaborating to host this new...

 

Insurance tips if your water pipes froze and broke

You may have survived the recent extreme cold temperatures, but how about the water pipes in your home? Unfortunately, many Minnesotans had frozen pipes that burst and caused significant water damage to their homes. Water damage is one of the most co...

 

Counseling Corner: Recognizing Depression In Seniors

Everyone feels sad at times. Numerous things in life can leave us feeling blue. For most of us, this is usually a passing emotion that diminishes with time but for some people this sadness can be severe, long-lasting and life-affecting. That's when...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 21, 2019

Sheriff, County Attorney first in the state

"Our Sheriff and County Attorney have made history,' explained County Coordinator Dennis Genereau. "This is the first time in Minnesota history when a County's law enforcement leaders are both women....

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 21, 2019

Holmes, Thell testify at hearing for utility tax abatement legislation

Commissioner Mark Thell and Assessor Kyle Holmes spoke to the Carlton County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 12 about their appearance at a hearing at the State Legislature in support of State of...

 

School districts across Minnesota to celebrate school bus drivers on Feb. 27

Thousands of hardworking school bus drivers safely transport more than 760,000 students to and from school each day across the state. To recognize this important profession, Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Wednesday, Feb. 27, as School Bus Driver...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 21, 2019

Three pipeline protestors arrested for felony damage to property

On February 6, three individuals were arrested in Twin Lakes Township for extensive damage done to various vehicles at a pipeline job site. Shawn Etsitty, Edgar Morelos Pelayo, and Harvey Goodsky were each charged with felony first degree criminal...

 

Financial advice and scam warnings available for seniors

People with financial problems have a place to turn to for help. Lutheran Social Services Financial Counseling can help people take control of their debts. That’s the message that Sarah Garramone...

 

Man faces charges of criminal sexual conduct

A Wright man is facing charges of criminal sexual conduct with juveniles. Robert Laurence Besch, 48, was charged with two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in Carlton County District Court on Feb. 7. According to the criminal complaint,...

 

Significant BNSF train derailment near Cloquet

On February 16, at approximately 5pm, CST, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Emergency Management Office was alerted by a BNSF Railroad representative of a train derailment that occurred southeast of Brookston, Minnesota—within Fond...

 

MCGA launches first-ever statewide scholarship for future ag leaders

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is proud to announce its first-ever statewide scholarship for college students aspiring to become future agricultural leaders. MCGA will be offering two $5,000 scholarships to college students who are cur...

 

Three schools in Minnesota will each be gifted a $100,000 Don't Quit!® fitness center from the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils

Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2019 by selecting the State of Minnesota for its 2019 DON’T QUIT! Campaign....

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 14, 2019

Cloquet City Hall transfer to County on track

“Our goal continues to be a building for County occupancy with little cost to the County taxpayer,” observed County Coordinator Dennis Genereau at the Carlton County Committee of the Whole meeting on February 5. “Cloquet officials still say...

 

Government shutdown impacts contractors including Mercy Hospital

The government shutdown may affect Mercy Hospital, CEO Mike Delfs told the Board of Directors at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 28. This was Delfs’ last board meeting. He is taking a position in...

 

Memorial Blood Centers Issues Urgent Appeal for Donors of All Blood Types

Due to severe weather, the nation is facing a dangerously low supply of all blood types. This means: There is just a 1-day supply of many blood types. There are not enough donations scheduled to make up for the weather-related reduction in donations....

 

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