Archive for the ‘Welcome to Cartoon County, MN’ Category

Rather refreshing to read this…

Muslim Woman Attacks Muslims For Demanding Halal Food At Minnesota Food Banks By Zoe Mintz on October 24 2014 8:46 AM A Muslim woman’s Facebook post went viral this week after she criticized members of a Muslim Somali community in Minnesota. Flickr An organization representing Somali refugees in Minnesota is demanding more availability of halal products on food pantry shelves, asking […]

Its kind of nice to see a group stand up to the union thugs, isn’t it?

Law Enforcement Unions Endorse Scott Walker 8:41 PM 10/22/2014 CONNOR D. WOLF Contributor Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign announced several state law enforcement unions have endorsed his reelection, despite the overwhelming opposition of most labor unions. “The Milwaukee Police Association, Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization, and Milwaukee Professional Firefighters Association formally announced their endorsement of Governor […]

If its so overwhelming, change careers.

St. Louis County child protection worker tells task force about overwhelmed system By Brady Slater on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:19 p.m. David Vukelich asked to be forgiven for sweating. He was sick, he said. But it did not stop him from addressing the Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children on Tuesday in Duluth City Council […]

Someone finally pulled their head out…its a start, I guess.

Homeland Security Announces Travel Restrictions for ‘Protective Measures’ Against Ebola Flights between the U.S. and Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea will now require additional screenings. BY SARAH MIMMS   People wait in a security line at John F. Kennedy Airport on Feb. 28, 2013.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) October 21, 2014 Travelers flying between West African nations affected by […]

Sadly, Pertler’s only competition in the County Attorney race withdraws.

Surprise! Candidate forum takes unexpected turn By Jana Peterson  Today at 7:10 a.m. The only truly jaw-dropping moment during the Cloquet Candidate Forums Thursday came when Dennis Genereau announced he was withdrawing from the Carlton County Attorney’s race, leaving incumbent Thom Pertler unopposed in theory, if not on paper, since it’s too late to alter the ballots. […]

The Garbage Nazi Saga Continues

I’m told the hearing is NOVEMBER 14th, not October…I’m going both days…just in case.

Kind of nice to see a fair endorsement that points out inaccuracies in Nolan’s claims.

Endorsement: Ignore the critics: The choice is Mills By News Tribune on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:18 p.m. Don’t believe everything you’ve heard about Stewart Mills — except that he’s the clear choice for voters on Nov. 4 to send to Washington to represent Northeastern Minnesota’s sprawling 8th Congressional District. Don’t believe he’s a rich kid who never […]

Lets hope it plays here.

October 10, 2014, 10:04 am Franken opponent to air debate  By Cameron Joseph Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) opponent is so confident he won their last debate, he’s shelling out cash to get it played on state TV. Businessman Mike McFadden (R) squared off with Franken last week in Duluth in a debate that wasn’t aired statewide. […]

I’m sure it will be a sweet deal for the garbage nazi…what about the taxpayers? Has anyone been contacted as a victim of her criminality?

Wappes, of Cloquet, was fired from her job on Oct. 3, 2013. Plea deal likely in case of Carlton County worker charged with theft By Tom Olsen on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:50 p.m. CARLTON — A Cloquet woman accused of embezzling upwards of $1 million while working at the Carlton County transfer station is expected to plead guilty […]

Pretty refreshing to read this opinion piece from a political candidate.

Candidate’s view: Government should serve, not mandate By Tim Hafvenstein on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:05 a.m. I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I am a conservative. But I am not what you would call a “politician.” I have been married to my wife, Cindy, for 32 years and have three children: Stephen, Kara and Aaron. We […]