*Cloquet is the only American community that can boast of having a service station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
*Cloquet is commonly referred to as a hockey town
*Most of Cloquet burned down in the fire of 1918, and over 500 people were killed.
*The Fond du Lac reservation sits within Carlton County.
*Cloquet offers two of the last ski jumps in Minnesota.
*Cloquet is over a 100 years old.
*Cloquet is home of the Lumberjacks – much of the early economy was based on logging and the
*Our county has over 500 miles of snowmobile trails.
*Population of Cloquet 12,000+
*We neighbor the Munger Trail, for biking and snowmobiling, the longest paved trail in the United
*Cloquet is the birthplace of actress Jessica Lange.
*NHL hockey players Jaimie Langenbrunner, Derek Plante & Corey Millen were born here.
*The St. Louis River is the largest river to flow into Lake Superior.
*All wooden stick matches are made at Jarden (formerly Diamond Brands).
*Cloquet was formerly known as Knife Falls and Shaw Town.
*Archaeologists maintain that ancestors of the present day Chippewa have resided in the Great
Lakes area since at least 800 A.D.
*The movie “Older Than America” was filmed in Cloquet.
*The Northeastern was built in 1906, and was used as a Red Cross Hospital for the 1918 fire victims.
*There are 114 lakes in Carlton County.
*The St. Lous River is the largest river to flow into Lake Superior.
*We have the only white water rafting in Minnesota.