The offer by Microsoft to buy Yahoo! for $44.6 billion caught my attention recently. So did the fact that the Internet giant's board of directors rejected the monstrous offer, perhaps setting up an aggressive acquisition battle, a so-called hostile takeover, between the two computer and Internet technology competitors. After hearing of this bid, I have taken steps to announce to one and all that my virtual space and all that it entails is also for sale. Move over Yahoo!, my virtual space and all the access that it can provide to the billions of Internet users is up for grabs.
With a lineup slowly being whittled away by injuries, the Two Harbors girls basketball team still managed to pull out a couple of home wins this past week. After a 56-46 loss to Mesabi East last Thursday, the Agates came back to top McGregor 52-40 and then improve their record to 10-11 with a Monday 50-33 win over Tower-Soudan. "The injuries have been frustrating, but no matter what, I'm really happy with the season," said Two Harbors coach Brooke Chaffee. "The girls have played through a lot and just keep working hard.
A comeback win and a frightening injury highlighted the Two Harbors boys 5-4 hockey win over Moose Lake Tuesday night at the Lake County Arena. The Agates came back with three goals in the final period to take the lead but not before a hard hit in the final minute of play sent Moose Lake's Dan Anderson to the ice, where he banged his head hard. The Rebel forward had what appeared to be a seizure and rescue squad members rushed to the scene. They got Anderson settled and to the ambulance and he was soon lifeflighted to Duluth.