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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Silver Bay’s Hope Ernest recorded a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in a 7-0 win for the Mariners over the Superior Lightning on Monday, July 2, in Silver Bay.
Lake County residents celebrated Independence Day in their own ways Wednesday, with a parade on a lake, a pulled pork and pie fundraiser, music and the traditional fireworks display in Two Harbors.
A Silver Bay couple were hospitalized after a motorcycle collision with a deer Sunday, July 1, near Toimi.
Several masonic organizations made donations totaling $8,000 to the annual fishing trip on Lake Superior for residents of the Silver Bay Veterans Home. The Taconite Lodge in Silver Bay and the Fortitude Lodge in Two Harbors combined to raise $4,000 for the 26th annual fishing trip for veterans, which is open to residents of all five Minnesota veterans homes. The Grand Lodge of Minnesota matched the combined amount to bring the total to $8,000.
Thomas Rowlee started his day a little jumpy at the Minnesota state trapshooting meet June 22 in Alexandria. The rising William Kelley High School senior went to the state meet in 2017 as part of the WKHS team, but this season, he qualified as an individual. His average of 24.4 clay targets hit per 25-target round was good enough to rank him eighth in the state, but his first couple of rounds weren’t great for the typically sharpshooting Rowlee, hitting just 22-of-25 in the first round and 21-of-25 in the second round.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of general obligation capital improvement bond to build a new highway maintenance facility during its meeting Tuesday, June 26, in Two Harbors. The $8.6 million, nearly 54,000-square-foot building will replace the old facility that was damaged by a fire in December 2016 and was demolished by the Lake County Highway Department in April.
North Shore Adventure Park announced last week it is closed for the season as it negotiates with partners to install a new aerial ropes course. The attraction, at the corner of Outer Drive and Highway 61 in Silver Bay, opened last summer with the removal of the closed gas station and installation of the park’s first phase: an outdoor rock wall affectionately nicknamed “Eleanor.”
Barney James Lakner, an Ely man convicted of numerous felonies in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, is headed to trial on sexual assault and firearm charges.
The Two Harbors Youth Hockey Association (THYHA) Board of Directors recently informed the Silver Bay Blue Line Club it stands by its decision to end cooperative teams between the two clubs. In April, members of the Blue Line Club Board were informed THYHA had decided to end the partnership begun in the 2013-14 season to cooperate on three teams as the North Shore Storm: a bantam team for boys ages 13-14; a peewee team for boys ages 11-12; and a 12 and under girls team.
Every summer, the bandshell at Thomas Owens in Two Harbors comes to life with band concerts and other activities.