"One minute, you're a free man. The next, you're a prisoner," Jurek said. "It was a weird feeling." He is matter of fact about his capture and said he was not afraid. "Those were different times," Jurek said. "We just rolled with the punches."
Lauri Ketola unseated Thom Pertler in the Carlton County attorney race by 77 percent, according to unofficial election results Tuesday night.
A second K9 is on the way for the Cloquet Police Department.
Many of the Bentleyville light displays are coming full circle back home to rest in Cloquet.
Tarnowski said the courthouse is overcrowded, inefficient and lacks sufficient security. She explained there should be 2.6 judges working at the courthouse, but there is not enough room with the current layout. Tarnowski broke down her assessment in detail floor by floor for the commissioners. She explained the problems with each and what the spaces should look like.
Eight candidates have filed for three seats on the Cromwell-Wright School Board in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Four candidates have filed for three seats on the Wrenshall School Board in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Two candidates are on Carlton County ballots for county attorney: Lauri Ketola and Thom Pertler.
Donald Lokken won first place for his pumpkin carving at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
The 10th annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk on Oct. 13 at Carlton High School drew more than 280 participants, including family members and friends of those who have been lost to suicide over the years. New this year was QPR (question, persuade and refer) training after the walk. The training provided information educating participants on how to respond to someone they suspect may be thinking about suicide.