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Families Pack Veterans Park for 100th Labor Day Carnival

Attractions included a petting zoo, beer garden, and more.

CLOQUET, Minn.- A variety of activities were buzzing in Veterans Park for Carlton County’s 100th Labor Day Celebration. The Carnival featured face painting, maypole dancing, a beer garden, and even a petting zoo for all ages to enjoy. One family at the event said it’s become a tradition for them to come to the Labor Day celebration, fitting in some…

This Northland Race is Unlike Any Other

The final stretch takes you up a 35 foot hill and you must ring the bell to finish.

CLOQUET, Minn.- To start racers already get five minutes knocked off their finish time, just for wearing a fanal. Some are calling it the last run of Summer and it’s safe to say the Lost Forester Adventure Run is one participant won’t ever forget. This unique eight-mile course goes through the woods, as runners must traverse through swamps and fallen trees with…

Celebrating a Successful Summer

Families tell us Cloquet’s daylong celebration is the perfect way to end summer together.

CLOQUET, Minn.- The celebrations continued in Cloquet, at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. From bounce houses to food trucks the park packed full of families that mark their calendars for this every year.While many are celebrating having a good job, one little girl is celebrating the joys of being young and having a whole summer off. “This is like the best…

Minnesota Ranked Number One for Job Satisfaction

A 70 degree September Monday off, is plenty to smile about generations of families count on this day together.

CLOQUET, Minn.- For 99 years the town of Cloquet has hosted a big celebration on labor day and this year, they have something even sweeter to think about on their day off, Minnesota is now ranked number one for job satisfaction according to a new study. “Last day of summer so it’s kind of like a big bang type thing…

Hotels Hustling for Labor Day

Pier B Among Hotels Experiencing Increased Business on Holiday

DULUTH, Minn.-For those who don’t want to spend the three days outdoors, there’s always indoor camping in a hotel room this Labor Day Weekend. For area hotels like Pier B, Labor Day comes during the height of the busy season. With summer coming to a close, they say families looking for a last minute vacation come knocking. Where they come…

Lost Foresters Raise Funds for Orphans in Uganda

Every Labor Day, the Krohn's Organize a Series of Races at Pine Valley Park in Cloquet

CLOQUET, Minn – Dozens of hearty Northlanders chose to spend their Labor Day morning by waking up early and making their way to Pine Valley Park in Cloquet for a tradition one family started many years ago. Now, the excitement is growing and the fun is expanding into the ‘lost forest.’ “It’s just so Minnesotan, it’s awesome,” said Brian Krohn,…

Hundreds Gather for Annual Labor Day Celebration in Cloquet

The Nations Longest Oldest and Longest Labor Day Parade Kicked Off at 11 a.m. Monday Morning

CLOQUET, Minn. – Hundreds took advantage of the beautiful Labor Day weather Monday morning, making way to Cloquet for the nations oldest and longest Labor Day Parade. Many spectators lined up nearly two hours before the parade of local businesses, politicians and laborers made way down Avenue C and 13th Street. Paradegoers say they enjoy the annual event because it’s…

Northlanders Celebrate Labor Day with Picnic, Parade

DULUTH, Minn. – Today is Labor Day and celebrations are taking place across the Northland. One annual event is the Labor Day Picnic in Bayfront Festival Park. The event features free food, beverages, games and kids activities all for free. Cloquet and Virginia are also hosting Labor Day events. For information on all events happening around the state, head to…