Carlton County

Carlton County, Minnesota

PO Box 190
Carlton, MN 55718
Phone: (218) 384-4281
Fax: (218) 384-9182
www.co.carlton.mn.us

On central-eastern border of MN, south of Duluth; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Pine County. Name Origin: For Reuben B. Carlton (1812-62), farmer and blacksmith for Ojibway Indians and MN state legislator

Area (sq mi):: 875.23 (land 860.33; water 14.90) Population per square mile: 39.50
Population 2005: 34,026 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 7.40%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 31,671 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,073; median household $40,021; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,911-$25,272
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cloquet (11,463)

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    In the latest issue of the eQ Journal, now available online and in print, you'll get a first-hand look at how Sappi Fine Paper North America's Somerset pulp mill in Skowhegan, Maine, has reduced its carbon footprint through a major capital project; and how a strategic partnership between Sappi's Cloquet Mill and the University of Minnesota Extension Service, Carlton County By-Products Program, has helped local dairy farmers make their soil more viable through the reuse of lime mud and boiler ash, byproducts from pulp and paper manufacturing that are typically landfilled.
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    of South Florida) and photographer Wisuri (director, Carlton County Society, Minnesota) tell the Ojibwe story about the path people walk from birth to childhood, adolescence to adulthood, and old age to death.
    During the summers of 2002 and 2003, Smith worked for the University of Minnesota Extension Service of Carlton County as a soil technician and research project leader.
    The Four Hills Of Life by co-authors Thomas Peacock (A professor of education at University OF Minnesota Duluth) and Marlene Wisuri (Director Of The Carlton County Historical Society in Cloquet, Minnesota) is a compilation of Ojibwe wisdom, especially as relating to the four stages of the journey of life - early childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.
    AP) -- Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler has resigned as an adjunct instructor at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College after he showed up to class intoxicated.
    Palombi was so interested in public health that she called her local health department, Carlton County Public Health and Human Services, to inquire about volunteering and it soon turned into an internship.
    Organic farmers and other property owners in northeastern Minnesota s Carlton County say they are concerned that the pipeline will destruct their land and way of life.
    The first 12 communities named in June are Brandon, Cambridge/Isanti, Carlton County, Hermantown/Proctor, Houston County, Marshall, Northfield, Park Rapids, Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point, Perham, Murray County, and Warroad.
    In a measurement of high ozone days, Mile Lacs County grade dropped from an "A" to a "B"; and Carlton County now has sufficient information to receive its first grade for ozone - an "A.
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