Jamey Malcomb started as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle in August 2015. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and previously worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune. He is the beat writer for the Lake County Board of Commissioners, Silver Bay City Council and high school sports in Lake County.
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I was vacationing in North Carolina a couple of weeks ago when I had an epiphany.
A group of Knife River residents have come together in an attempt to restore the old Knife River Depot buildings and work with the St. Louis and Lake County Regional Rail Authority (SLLCRRA) to create a stop on the North Shore Scenic Railroad (NSRR) in the historic fishing community.
While getting out from under a $48.5 million debt for less than $5 million seems like a sweetheart deal for Lake County and the winning bidder, local property taxpayers are still on the hook for more than $25 million.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners voted to join a class action lawsuit against the U.S. government during its meeting July 24 in Two Harbors.
Eight 11- and 12-year-old boys and girls competed in the Lakeview National Golf Course Junior Recreation League tournament Tuesday, July 31, in Two Harbors after a summer of weekly golf outings.
Odegard Park in Two Harbors comes alive Monday to Wednesday mornings each week during the summer, with kids filling its fields and enjoying the summer sun and playing baseball with the Two Harbors Little League program.
The second annual Beaver Bay Daze festival returns to the North Shore on Aug. 3-4 and is again placing a priority on giving back to the community. Beaver Bay Daze began last year to celebrate the city and included several events designed to raise money for the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay. This year, two events will again raise money for the Veterans Home; others will raise awareness and money for Beaver Bay’s effort to become the North Shore’s destination to view the night sky.
The federal government stands to lose up to $45 million on Lake County's broadband project, Lake Connections, after the county accepted an initial bid of $3.5 million in its planned sale of the broadband network.
More than 300 anglers took to Lake Superior on July 21-22 in the 18th annual Salmon Classic fishing tournament in Silver Bay.
A Two Harbors man was sentenced to a year in jail and 10 years of probation after being convicted of possession and sale of controlled substances and the possession of a firearm.