At the Two Harbors Federal Credit Union annual meeting three individuals were formally elected to terms on the THFCU Board of Directors. Each spring THFCU members are invited to attend an annual meeting which includes reports of previous year's performance and the election of three individuals to the seven-person volunteer board of directors. Incumbents Greg Ruberg and Julie Benson were joined by new volunteer Katie Lancaster.
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District has three supervisor seats available for election this fall. Citizens interested in influencing natural resource issues at the local level are encouraged to run for a supervisor position. SWCD supervisor positions are filled through general elections, which will take place Nov. 8. One supervisor is elected for each of the Lake County Commissioners Districts. Lake County Districts 1, 4 and 5 are up for election this fall.
U.S. Postal Service workers and volunteer collected 4,564 pounds of food for the Two Harbors Area Food Shelf on May 14 during the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger campaign. About 43 volunteers put in a total of 178 hours sorting food at THAFS. Director Michelle Miller said the food shelf is very grateful to the community, Super One, the letter carriers, the Two Harbors Fire Department, Cooperative Light and Power, Northshore Pizza & Café and Arrowhead Transit for making 2016 Stamp Out Hunger a success.
Some Cooperative Light and Power customers in Lake County will experience a planned power outage on Thursday. CLP members north and east of Hugo's Bar will be without power from...
The Two Harbors Area Chambers of Commerce has been collaborating with the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training and the Lake Superior School District to bring the CEOs in the Classroom program to local eighth grade students.
The Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force held a community meeting for a day last week in Beaver Bay to discuss sex trafficking in the area, what's currently being done and to begin building a working relationship to reduce the sexual exploitation of youth.
Girl Scout Troop 4247 of Two Harbors recently visited Lake County Ambulance in conjunction with earning their First Aid Badges. Lake County Ambulance EMT Allen Nelson provided the girls with a tour of the ambulance garage and emergency response procedures. The girls were able to practice bandaging and splinting techniques
A Hibbing man facing a charge of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Silver Bay man last fall won't be allowed to drive under bail conditions set Friday in State District Court in Two Harbors.
Two Silver Bay students and one Two Harbors student received scholarships from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College for the 2016 fall semester. Laurie Kallinen, of Silver Bay, was awarded the Edward and Marilyn Santori Memorial Scholarship. Michael Klofstad, of Silver Bay, was awarded the Petro Choice Scholarship. Jerri Swardstrom, of Two Harbors, was awarded the Medical Careers Scholarship.
With real estate season just getting started, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency is currently accepting applications for loans available to low-income families to buy or build homes in rural communities with a population of 20,000 or less. The maximum loan limits for the counties served throughout the northeast region range from $216,840 to $226,320. Those applying will be given a maximum loan amount that is based on household income and monthly debt obligations. No down payment is required by the applicant.