Motorist traveling on Highway 61 north of Silver Bay this week will experience some lane closures. At the Baptism River motorists will encounter alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance activities beginning Monday, Sept. 11 and lasting through Thursday, Sept. 14. Motorists may encounter delays. Closures will alternate from northbound to southbound lanes as needed. A flagging operation will be in place to move traffic through the work area. Width restrictions are also in place. Loads should not be wider than 10 feet.
Lake County reported Thursday morning that 911 service for cellphone users has been restored. A CodeRed alert went out at 10:06 a.m. notifying people that "911 is now back in service for cellphones" and if there is an emergency to "not hesitate to call 911." According to Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson, the 911 outage was due to a fiber cut near Walker, Minn. Lake County was not the only area affected by this outage. Other counties affected included Cass, Hubbard and Itasca counties.
Verizon and Lake Connections services have been restored in the Two Harbors area. As of 11:45 a.m. Tuesday Verizon customer service said they were aware of the issue and technicians were working to restore service, though customers have reported to the News-Chronicle that their service has been restored. Verizon did say that while technicians were working on the issue service may go in and out until the issue was completely resolved.
The Two Harbors Ukulele Group hosted its annual Silver Creek International Ukulele Carnival Aug. 18-20 with people from more than 10 states and two Canadian provinces. The event was founded seven years ago to bring players together for a chance to play with other ukulele lovers and to educate people about the instrument. The event is put on by volunteers, most of whom play the instrument themselves. There was a mini theme of railroad songs at the carnival this year and more of a focus on helping beginning ukulele players.
The word "sisu" in Finnish has a number of different definitions, but they all have a similar theme. Sisu is associated with endurance, resilience, determination, perseverance, bravery and empowerment, just to name a few. On Aug. 19, 144 runners and walkers showed the meaning of the word during the 35th annual Brimson Sisu Walk/Run.
Two Harbors Federal Credit Union member David Trieschmann became the first in what could be a long line of winners at the credit union's Highway 26 location. Earlier this summer THFCU launched the "WINcentive" savings account, a credit union-exclusive program that rewards members for saving money.
On Wednesday, during the first William M. Kelley School staff meeting, Librarian Tina Davis, computer tech Geri Sando and the WKS Alumni Association officially opened the newly remodeled K-12 library. The new library features are "Maker Spaces," computer stations, quiet spaces, a tech bar for tablet and laptop use, as well as traditional features. Financial support from the Alumni Association ensured the completion of the project in one year.
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