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Silver Bay Council revisits fire truck
Home repair loans, grants available
Sisters compete for spelling crown
Council swears in new members, reimburses CN
Fire department equipment damaged during fire
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
Agates pressure too much for Vikings
Two Harbors falls in tournament finals
Agates race at Proctor-Hermantown Invitational
baseball and softball
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
Judge's View: Follow common sense rules when behind the wheel
On Faith: The modern day widows of Nain
Belief Matters: The meaning of words
ROGER A. BJORK
JOHN E. HARJU
Violence prevention training offered
Humane society donation
Lake County Past: Jan 13
North Shore Library News: Jan. 13
Lake County Past: Jan. 6
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Jan. 13
DNR Report: Jan. 6
DNR Report: Dec. 30
DNR Report: Dec. 16
DNR Report: Dec. 9
Legals: Dec. 30
Legals: Dec. 23
Legals: Dec. 16
Legals: Dec. 9
Legals: Dec. 2
Hugo had 'more fun than most people'
Lost in the chaos and intrigue of election day last week was the passing of one of those larger than life characters that only the forests of...
November 18, 2016 - 4:00am
August 12, 2016
Brimson receives new fire truck
For a small, 14-member volunteer fire department, $100,000 is a giant sum of money. That's the estimated price tag a new water tender truck for...
August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
May 20, 2016
Hugo's in Brimson to get new owners
Hugo's Bar in Brimson will change ownership June 1 with the plan for it to remain a cornerstone of activity in the rural community. The combination...
May 20, 2016 - 4:00am
September 4, 2015
"What a grand occasion!" Brimson fire department replaces long gone sign
Brimson volunteer firefighter Michael Unger was a little perplexed when he stumbled across a St. Urho's Day festival in the Rio Grande Valley...
September 4, 2015 - 11:04am
August 27, 2015
Guest Commentary: Checking the Farm
I was asked to check the electrical power after an outage alarm transmitted an automated trouble report by telephone to a relative in a distant city. These days, I happen to be closest to the idle farm. I pull up to the newly installed gate guarding the farm buildings, empty parking...
August 27, 2015 - 11:22pm
August 21, 2015
Many show their sisu in Brimson
Sisu is a Finnish word with many different definitions, but a similar description. Sisu is associated with endurance, resilience, determination,...
August 21, 2015 - 8:42am
June 12, 2015
Take a 'Sentimental Journey' with a Northwood's Sensation
Learning 45 new songs in two weeks is no easy task, but the Northwood's boys did just that in order to prepare for their 1950s Sock Hop at Hugo's...
community/arts and entertainment
June 12, 2015 - 11:06am
March 6, 2015
Fishing contest winners
More than 85 fishermen participated in the Brimson Sportsmens Club fishing contest on Feb. 19. Kid winners in the contest included Alden Beck,...
March 6, 2015 - 2:24pm
January 30, 2015
Hugo turns 93
Visiting with Hugo Hellman is like getting a brief history of the past century. His parents were quintessential Scandinavian immigrants...
January 30, 2015 - 2:12pm
December 9, 2014
Breakfast for Champions speech: "The good ol' days"
From Rich Sve Chair, Lake County Board of Commissioners I recently was speaking with one of my constituents, and she used the term "back in the good ol' days." Later while I was mulling over our discussion, I began to reflect on all the stories I had heard from my great grandmother. My...
December 9, 2014 - 10:29am
December 3, 2014
Hugo’s big buck winners announced
The Big Buck contest at Hugo’s Bar wrapped up with the end of firearms deer season on Sunday. John Bistodeau took first place with his 222.2-pound...
December 3, 2014 - 2:37pm
October 24, 2014
Buck contest unites
The Big Buck Contest in Brimson is more than just a contest to see who bagged the biggest deer each year. For many hunters, it's a family tradition. Aaron...
October 24, 2014 - 3:20pm
June 20, 2014
A day of fun is on the house at Camp House
Just outside of Brimson, kids have been spending their summers swimming, paddling and making life-long memories for decades. Camp House has been...
June 20, 2014 - 3:29pm
June 5, 2014
Brimson community rallies around fire victim
At about 11 p.m. on April 28, Julie Amidon was already down for the night in her little house near Brimson when she heard a small popping noise...
June 5, 2014 - 3:13pm
May 23, 2014
Reppe, community ‘touchstone,’ turns 90
Tucked into the woods northwest of Two Harbors, nearly an hour from town, sits a small white church dwarfed by the tall white pines surrounding...
May 23, 2014 - 3:37pm