Jamey Malcomb has been a reporter for the Pine Journal since October 2018. He previously worked as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle from 2015-2018. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune.
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Two Harbors' Keranen sets new personal record in 100 meters Two Harbors senior Davey Keranen set a new personal best in the 100 meter dash at the Crosby-Ironton Invitational April 15 with a time of 11.2 seconds. Keranen also won the 200 meter race with a time of 23.4 seconds and was a member of the winning 400 meter relay team that also included Spencer Ross, Will Hartman and Ian Johnson with a time of 46.6 seconds.
Most college students, and maybe even most people in general, spend their time on long, international flights reading, watching TV on an iPad or even just sleeping. William Kelley Schools graduate Shane Loeffler, however, spent a lot of time staring out the window of his flights to and from the United Kingdom, the Bahamas and Chile, and even more time wondering about what exactly he was flying over during that time.
After dropping their season opener, the Two Harbors softball team has now won four straight games by a minimum of seven runs. The run started with a 15-1 route of McGregor April 14, followed by a 10-0 shutout of Ely April 16, an 18-11 win over Proctor Monday and a 22-3 drubbing of Cromwell-Wright Tuesday.
A resolution by the Silver Bay City Council to purchase a new pumper tender truck for the Silver Bay Fire Department failed Monday because one councilor voted against the measure. Councilor Carlene Perfetto voted no on the measure because of the council’s March decision to remove Bent Paddle Brewing Co. products from the Silver Bay Municipal Liquor Store and Lounge and the micromanagement of department heads, specifically liquor store manager Tom Byrnes.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday for residents to make their opinions heard on a $6.5 million general obligation tax abatement bond that will fund the completion of its broadband network Lake Connections.
When you’ve been doing something so long that the “new guy” in the group has been there for 39 years, you may be doing something right. The curling team of Earl “the Pearl” Meyer, Rudy Pluth, Wayne Dahl and Louie Bangsund won 13 state and national senior curling titles between 1988 and 2007 and helped grow the Two Harbors Curling Club to more than 162 curlers this year.
The Minnehaha Elementary School playground for Two Harbors looks like plenty of fun for kids, but the equipment isn’t accessible for many students with disabilities and is, in some cases, downright dangerous for many of the kids playing on the equipment and is no longer up to code.
Beep! Beep! Watch out everyone, Minnehaha Elementary School in Two Harbors now has a pair of small cars students with disabilities can use to zoom around the gym, motor around...
Two Harbors junior pitcher Easton Best allowed three hits and struckout five batters over five innings while also going 2-for-3 at the plate scoring two runs and hitting two RBIs in a 19-3 romp over Carlton Tuesday at Chub Lake Fields in Twin Lakes Township. Senior outfielder Will Peterson also had a pair of hits, an RBI and three runs scored for Two Harbors in the Agates’ 2016 debut. The game was originally scheduled to be played at home in Two Harbors, but was moved to Chub Lake Fields due to poor field conditions.
Two Harbors junior Ayla Lemke hit a home run in her first at-bat since a knee injury sidelined her over the winter and went on to pitch seven innings allowing 11 hits, five earned runs and striking out seven batters in a 7-6 loss to Carlton Tuesday. Lemke finished 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored and a stolen base.