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Two Harbors Police Report: Dec. 15
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Dec. 15
Students present street intersection solutions
Error to cost Silver Bay taxpayers
County makes lump sum payment on settlement
Hockey: Storm boys fall short against North Branch
Hockey: Storm girls get first win
Basketball: Late run dooms Mariners
Basketball: Mariners take 2 of 3
Basketball: Agates top Cook County, fall to Virginia
baseball and softball
On Faith: Signs of hope in dark days
Whitefoot: Harassment is harassment, period
Judge's View: We must support a free press
Climate: Reviving the sacred
Center for Rural Affairs: Mental health care must not be overlooked
Kala M Lingren
Rodney K. McDonald
Kenneth Marvin Bigham
Terry L. Gerard
Mary Ann Pearson
Lake County Past: Dec. 15
Benefit planned for North Shore resident
North Shore Library News: Dec. 8
Two Harbors church to host live nativity
Lake County Past: Dec. 8
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Nov. 24
Deer harvest up 36% in NE Minn.
DNR Report: Nov. 17
DNR Report: Nov. 10
DNR Report: Nov. 3
SB residents’ detachment petition denied
Ken Vogel firstname.lastname@example.org In October 2013, a group of Silver Bay residents initiated a petition eventually resulting in a detachment proposal from the municipality. Last week, the City of Silver Bay responded to the petition. The residents said that although they...
May 16, 2014 - 12:05pm
May 15, 2014
Elsie finally gets justice
Remember Grandma Elsie? Our readers first heard the Two Harbors woman's story in 2013 (read that article here), when her grandson Daniel Swalm...
May 15, 2014 - 4:10pm
May 13, 2014
Silver Bay approves expedited hiring of part time officers
By Ken Vogel email@example.com The Silver Bay city council struggled with a vote to fast-track the hiring process for two new part- time police officers. While the city has been advertising for the part time positions, the hiring process has been slow in advancing. According...
May 13, 2014 - 4:15pm
May 9, 2014
Oberstar’s life and passing touch lives in Lake County and beyond
Last Saturday, Minnesota and the nation lost a veteran Congressman when Jim Oberstar passed away at his home in Potomac, Md. Oberstar was 79....
May 9, 2014 - 12:02pm
May 2, 2014
Audit reveals Two Harbors’ state of financial health
The results of the City of Two Harbors annual audit were presented to the mayor and city councilors Monday evening by Matt Mayer of Kern DeWenter Viere, a Twin Cities- based accounting and consulting firm. The report noted just two findings that required the City’s attention, firstthe...
May 2, 2014 - 1:02pm
April 25, 2014
SB council welcomes interim chief of police
Ken Vogel firstname.lastname@example.org On April 21, the Silver Bay city council voted unanimously to accept a contract agreement that provides...
April 25, 2014 - 10:04am
April 18, 2014
Bay cities council news
Ken Vogel email@example.com Silver Bay approves transition plan to fill top cop vacancy The City of Silver Bay held a special meeting on Monday to discuss a transition plan for the police department as Chief Mitch Dow’s last day will be Friday, April 18. Dow recently...
April 18, 2014 - 11:19am
March 28, 2014
Two sewage spills in TH prompts MPCA enforcement action
The Two Harbors City Council is feeling the sting of a $19,000 spanking administered by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. In two separate incidences – one last August, the other in January—the city’s waste water system released untreated sewage into Skunk Creek which ultimately...
March 28, 2014 - 11:06am
March 7, 2014
Nolan meets constituents at Northwoods Café
On March 1, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan held a coffee- and -questions session at Northwoods Café in Silver Bay. With approximately 30 people in attendance,...
March 7, 2014 - 12:53pm
February 14, 2014
Quarantine details shake out at public meetings
More than 25 people, including State Representative Mary Murphy, attended a hearing on a proposed gypsy moth quarantine on Tuesday afternoon...
February 14, 2014 - 1:38pm
February 7, 2014
Bay cities council news
Ken Vogel firstname.lastname@example.org Beaver Bay On Feb. 4, Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency housing director, Scott Zahorik presented information to the Beaver Bay City City Council regarding the Department of Employment and Economic Development Small Cities Development...
February 7, 2014 - 1:01pm
January 31, 2014
Party caucuses Feb. 4 in Lake County
The issues facing the region, the state and the nation affect us all. This week, President Barack Obama shared his vision for 2014 in his State of the Union Address. He identified priorities like raising the minimum wage and wage equity for women, creating pathways for citizenship...
January 31, 2014 - 2:14pm
Two Harbors City Council notes
The Two Harbors City Council met Monday evening, Jan. 27 with all councilors present. The agenda included resolutions for the purchase of a new radar unit costing $2,467.50, and office chairs at a cost of $2,383, for the Two Harbors Police Department. The total, $4850.50, comes in...
January 31, 2014 - 2:01pm
January 17, 2014
TH council votes to raise natural gas rates
City gas utility customers to see increase Monday evening, the Two Harbors City Council voted to increase rates for natural gas. The utilities commission made the recommendation after the City’s gas utility failed to turn a profit for a second year in a row. The increase will take...
January 17, 2014 - 12:43pm
January 10, 2014
Hurd wins in special election
Jeremy Hurd said he got the call just after 9 p.m. – he had won the special election for District 4 County Commissioner in Lake County. “We...
January 10, 2014 - 11:37am