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District 6: Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports that he teamed up with Conservation Officer Stage for his first firearms deer opener as a conservation officer. The weather in the Ely and Echo Trail area turned wintery which frustrating hunters; only a few were able to harvest a deer through the thick snow covered woods.
One day this fall, a volunteer driver, Jerry Carlson, stopped by the Community Partners office in an elated mood and said, "I've just got to tell you about my day!" Here's his story: On September 11th I was a volunteer driver for the Two Harbors Community Partners Program driving a friend named Paula down to St. Luke's Hospital for her doctor's appointment. My vehicle died on the way to the appointment. I immediately called 911 non-emergency, explained the situation and was informed help would arrive in 15 minutes.
Thanksgiving is drawing near and the Advent season is soon upon us. This is the time of year when we celebrate family and community. It is also the time of year when we remember those around us who are less fortunate that we are. Unemployment, high food costs, rising medical costs and the price of heating our homes continue to threaten the poor and those on fixed incomes. Recent cuts in the SNAP program will ensure that our two community food shelves- the Two Harbors Food Shelf at AEOA and Elijah's Pantry at Living Waters Fellowship -- will continue to see increases in the number and frequenc
Air Force Airman Samuel K. Andrus graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Andrus is the son of Annie Andrus of Silver Bay and Rich Andrus of Two Harbors. He is a 2012 graduate of William Kelly High School, Silver Bay.
The holiday cook-a-thon starts this month with Thanksgiving and continues through the New Year. Now is a great time to get your kitchen appliances cleaned up and ready for all the action. This week and next week we will discuss cleaning and maintenance of some of the most used items in your kitchen. The Refrigerator: Unplug the fridge. Remove each item and toss out the leftovers and outdated condiments. With warm water and a microfiber cloth, wipe or wash any sticky containers that you plan to keep, then place them in a cooler if you are worried about spoilage.
Father Rich Kunst of Duluth brought some items from his extensive collection of papal artifacts to Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Monday evening for a presentation entitled "The Papacy: A Living History." Some of the items in his collection date back centuries. Photo by Linda Hoffman.
COMMUNITY THANK-YOU Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library thanked the community for supporting recent renovations by hosting a Halloween Party Oct. 26. A pumpkin carving contest was part of the fun and Oscar Coffey won first prize for his cleverly carved jack o' lantern (center). Submitted photo. FRIENDS OF THE TH LIBRARY AWARDED Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library's Micky McGilligan receives the Evy Nordley Finalist Award for best project from Mary Ann Bernat of the Minnesota Association of Library Friends. The award also included a cash prize in the amount of $250.
Lake View Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation in scanning by the American College of Radiology. It is the first time that Lake View Hospital has earned the ACR accreditation, which recognizes Lake View's commitment to the highest level of image quality and patient safety. The news of the accreditation comes on the one-year anniversary of Lake View Hospital's installation of a new, low-dose CT scanner, which uses the most modern technology available to reduce the radiation dose to patients while ensuring that physicians still receive a great quality image.
1913 Falls into hatch on LaSalle A serious personal injury occurred on the steamer LaSalle at the ore docks about 7p.m. Monday, Nov. 3. As George Gardipee came out of the dining room onto the deck after eating supper, he walked into an open hatch and fell to the bottom of the boat, a distance of 20 - 25 feet. He suffered a dislocation and fracture of the wrist and several serious cuts about the face and chin. He was at once taken to the Budd Hospital where he is rapidly recovering. 1936 Wardens join hunters in protest