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Cloquet school resource officer on frontline of education
"Hey, Officer Blesener, how are you?" one student asks as she walks by. Blesener fist-bumps with another student as he continues his walk through the halls. School Resource Officer Erik Blesener walks down the Cloquet High School hallways as students mill about leaving lunch and heading to class. Mo
Siblings allegedly beat and shot family dog in central Minnesota
STAPLES, Minn. — A brother and sister are accused of beating and shooting their family's dog at a campground in Wadena County in central Minnesota over the weekend. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, consulting with the Humane Society, has been investigating the incident.
Cloquet Council orders investigation into former police chief's claims
About 30 residents crowded into the Cloquet City Council Chambers on Tuesday, Feb. 19, to listen to the councilors discuss allegations of misconduct against three city employees made by former Cloquet Chief Wade Lamirande.
UPDATE: Missing Cloquet man may be in danger, police say
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a missing person’s alert for a Cloquet man Tuesday. Dakotah "Koda" Jayde Abramowski, 20, was last seen in Cloquet on Jan. 5. He may be in danger, according to the Cloquet Police Department.
State officials discuss rural health care plans during Cloquet town hall
The morning after Gov. Tim Walz unveiled his budget proposal state officials held a town hall meeting in Cloquet to discuss how plans to improve health care access affect greater Minnesota.
The unanswered call: Locally and nationwide, fire departments struggle to recruit volunteers
A home went up in flames Jan. 28 in Stoney Brook Township, yet when the call was dispatched to volunteer fire departments, no one answered. The house was the third in the area to be declared a "total loss" since July.
Winter storm watch expands across southern Minnesota: Blowing snow west, heavy snow and wind to the southeast
The first impacts of a powerful winter storm that'll affect Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin this weekend will be felt late Friday, before the strongest part of the storm arrives Saturday night through Sunday morning.
Minnesota dog that made national headlines dies at the age of 13
CORMORANT VILLAGE, MINN.- – Duke the dog, who made national news for being elected ceremonial mayor of Cormorant Village in Becker County, Minnesota has died. A post on Facebook by Karen Nelson, his “adopted” mother, says Duke “went to doggie heaven Thursday and will be, “greatly missed.” Duke, a Gr
Minnesota Weather: Two Rounds Of Snow This Weekend, Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday Night
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two rounds of snow are tracking toward Minnesota this weekend, and the second could bring blizzard conditions to southern Minnesota along with another serving of significant snow.
This Is The Cheapest Town To Live In Minnesota
The cost of living in Rochester seems pretty high compared to smaller towns in Minnesota. It's doesn't seem that much cheaper than living in Minneapolis, either. So if you're interested in saving some bucks, what town is the cheapest to live in? Thanks to the Census Bureau's American Community Surve
Minnesota will be a 'Super Tuesday' state in 2020
Minnesota will take part in Super Tuesday in 2020, the DFL confirmed to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Friday. "Super Tuesday" refers to the date that a large number of states hold their primary elections during a presidential election year. In 2020, it will be on March 3.
Mankato man charged with 4th Minnesota DWI
(Mankato, MN) – A Mankato man has been charged with his fourth DWI in Minnesota. Michael Paul Klick, 36, faces two counts of felony DWI after two towing companies called police to report an aggressive caller who was slurring his words on the phone.
Push begins in Minnesota to allow driver's licenses for all
Roads would be safer, workers could get to their jobs easier and fewer people would live in fear if Minnesota allowed immigrants living in the country illegally to get driver’s licenses, supporters of the change said Thursday as they called for broader license access.
Amish Man Takes Buggy-Skiing Joyride in Minnesota
An Iowa woman visiting near Harmony, Minnesota captured a video of how one Amish man had some engine-free fun after the recent snowfall. Maybe it's the Hollywood portrayals of the Amish that make some people think that those folks have no sense of fun--but some recently captured video proves that yo
The 8 Most Common Uses of “Ope” in Minnesota
If Minnesota had to be defined by one word, it wouldn't be "lakes" or "nice", it would be "Ope". It's that little noise that slips out of our mouths when we don't formulate words fast enough. It's most commonly followed by a short sentence. Here are the most common uses of "Ope" in the Minnesota lan
Inmate, 32, Dies In Northern Minnesota Jail
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MN — Authorities say an inmate at the St. Louis County Jail died Thursday morning. According to the county sheriff's office, inmate Kenneth Kyle Beaupre, 32, collapsed in the "day room area" at 7:50 a.m.
Fond du Lac, Cloquet first responders say they weren’t notified of derailment until hours later; demand access to site
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and area emergency agencies said BNSF Railways waited hours to notify them about Saturday’s 40-car coal train derailment on the St. Louis River north of Cloquet and on the Fond du Lac Reservation.
CITY OF CARLTON ORDINANCE NO. 207
AN ORDINANCE TO RENUMBER CHAPTER 7, PART 8, ORDINANCE 204, OF THE CARLTON CITY CODE, PASSED JULY 11, 2018. THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARLTON, MINNESOTA ORDAINS:. Section 1. RENUMBERING/APPLICATION. Carlton City code Chapter 7, Part 8, Ordinance 204 (Ch.08 - NO. 204), passed July 11, 2018, regu
Motorcycle club donates to Silver Bay's Minnesota Veterans Home
For more than two decades the Duluth based Thunderbird Motorcycle Club has been raising funds for the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay. This year the club raised $5,000 — the most the club has raised in a single year in its history.
Minnesota AG to review case of woman accused in 2 deaths
MANTORVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota Attorney General's office will review the case of a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there.