Cloquet Facts

*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 lumber industry.

*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 States.

*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.

*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 lumber industry.

*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 States.

*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.