Cloquet, a small city of 12,124 residents is proud of its excellent school district and diverse business community, which employs many people and provides goods and services to local, regional, national and international markets. These businesses value Cloquet's proximity to one of the great commercial centers of the upper Midwest, its competitive business climate, and its access to transportation that connects them to markets and suppliers all over the world. Most of all, they value the people of Cloquet, people whose small town values include a strong work ethic, a belief in education, and a faith in the future of their community. We are committed to maintaining a positive business climate and fully cooperate with the business community to encourage quality economic development and greater employment opportunities in the City. The City is home to a number of major employers including, Sappi Fine Paper, USG, and Upper Lakes Foods.