April 17, 1969: Boats of the U.S. Steel fleet were freed for action as of last Sunday by the settlement of a contract with the deck officers of the craft, but it takes 10 days to two weeks to fit a boat for the start of the season.
April 10, 1969: Action by the Two Harbors City Council Monday evening in the form of a resolution hiring Mitchel Costley as city attorney triggered an immediate repercussion from M. Albert Henry, who has served in that capacity for a number of years.
Pfc. Eino J. Gustafson writes to the Chronicle and Times from "somewhere in North Africa:"
May 23, 1944 — Saturday morning at 10:40 a.m., a Liberty ship passed by the harbor about a mile out, coming from Duluth and evidently headed for the locks.
March 20, 1919: Mayor and five Aldermen elected at Tuesday's election.
March 9, 1944: Larry Claffy is home spending his leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Claffy. He has been in the Navy since Oct. 28, 1940.
March 6, 1969: Twin efforts were going forward in St. Paul to complete acquisition of land to make the Split Rock Lighthouse a state park and to save as much as possible of the fixtures of the lighthouse itself abandoned recently by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Feb. 24, 1944: James M. Fortman, 17, fireman first class, plunged into the war with a master stroke on his shakedown submarine trip and to the delight of the U.S. Navy department, his sub bagged a German submarine in 42 seconds just off the coast of England.
Feb. 17, 1944: Northern Minnesota officials will converge upon Grand Rapids on Feb. 19 to ransack with each other and with Governor Thye plans for abolishing the practice of county boards in construction highways to lone shacks in the deep woods.
Feb. 13, 1969: The interested observer, the novice painter and the accomplished artist have something in coming along with everyone here in Silver Bay.