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Marc Davey knew the accident was coming before it happened. "When she came into that corner I was coming straight at her, and I could see she was going too fast," Davey said this week. That was more than 20 years ago, on May 15, 1996. Davey, then 30, was driving south on state Highway 61 near Schroeder on his way to pick up his sons at day care in Silver Bay. Judith Hazen, then 53, was northbound on her way to Tofte, where she was to be interviewed for the position of pastor at Zoar Lutheran Church.
Twenty years after a passer-by pulled her out of her mangled car, Judith Hazen hopes for a chance to thank him. “We want to get the word out there that...
Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors has a new logo. Likewise for Lake View Medical Clinic and Lake View Pharmacy. The Two Harbors facilities have taken on the St. Luke's hospital blue, three-wave logo to demonstrate their connection to the larger, Duluth-based health system, a St.
TOFTE -- Firefighters from much of the North Shore spent hours fighting a stubborn fire that broke out on Saturday afternoon at one of the region's premiere resorts. Four units were severely damaged and one sustained water damage at Bluefin Bay, general manager and owner Dennis Rysdahl said. Bluefin Bay is located along the Lake Superior shore about 80 miles northeast of Duluth. The fire, which started at about noon, was out and the last firefighters were pulling away at 8 p.m., Rysdahl said. "Now we just have to do the cleanup," he said.
Two Duluth teams made the quarterfinals in separate FIRST Robotics regionals at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Saturday. But it's Rock Solid Robotics from Two Harbors that's going to St. Louis. The FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis in late April is the ultimate goal of high school robotics teams.
A partnership among a high school, a hospital and a nursing home hopes to provide careers for high school graduates while filling a need in Two Harbors. A class for current high school students and graduates that begins Feb. 11 will prepare students for state nursing assistant certification, a news release from Lake View Hospital said. The hospital is joining Two Harbors High School and Ecumen Scenic Shores nursing home in presenting the course. It will take place on Saturdays and after school hours, making it available for current students.
Chalk art won out over wolves for the Wright family from Minneapolis. Bruce Wright and Janet Parker are enjoying a long-weekend camping trip at Gooseberry Falls State Park with their children Adam, 16, and Liah, 11. Their plan had been to spend Saturday at the International Wolf Center near Ely.
A Two Harbors couple's child foster care license was revoked because the foster mother spanked a foster child in violation of state rules, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Kirk and Beth Schield were issued a license to care for up to four foster children in their home on Dec. 1, 2010. The revocation was announced in a letter to the Schields dated July 6 and was posted on Tuesday on the department's website.
Women facing breast cancer will get a little extra warmth and comfort thanks to a donation from local artists to the Essentia Health Cancer Center in Duluth. The 30 quilts were made in conjunction with the Spring Fling Quilt Show, an Essentia Health news release said. The event is coordinated by four shops: Behind the Seams in Silver Bay, Country Schoolhouse in Superior, Creations in Duluth and Quilt Corner in Beaver Bay.
The Junior League of Duluth has awarded a $1,250 grant to Just Kids Dental, a Two Harbors-based nonprofit that provides dental care to underserved children. The 2011-12 school year saw a record number of children requiring dental services, said Stacey Anderson, executive director of Just Kids Dental, in a news release. Just Kids Dental provides underserved children with dental cleanings, fluoride varnish applications, sealants, oral and nutritional education, toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss. It delivers services to 30 schools in Lake, St.