People News: Feb. 25Lake County Highway Department and County engineer Alan Goodman has been honored with a Maintenance Work Zone Safety Award.
Lake County Highway Department and County engineer Alan Goodman has been honored with a Maintenance Work Zone Safety Award. The award was presented at the Minnesota County Engineer’s Association annual conference awards banquet Jan. 19.
The award provides recognition to counties that are taking the extra steps to provide safe work zones for workers and the traveling public. The award recognizes compliance with state work zone traffic control standards and guidelines, the application of innovative work zone procedures to improve safety, local efforts to promote work zone safety to the public, and county worker safety education.
The winner of the Two Harbors Winter Frolic Chili Cookoff, sponsored by Lake Bank and Harbor Insurance, was Lighthouse on Homestead, above right. Eleven local businesses participated in the cookoff after the parade Friday and more than 70 people voted on the winner.
The Winter Frolic snow sculpture winners were, from first to third, AmericInn bears, Lake Bank bears, and Lake View Memorial Hospital penguin.
Ryan Guentzel has been accepted and will attend the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth this fall with a Benedictine Scholarship. Guentzel, a senior at Two Harbors High School, is the son of Larry Guentzel and Tamela Tolzmann of Two Harbors. He plans to major in pre-pharmacy at St. Scholastica. The Benedictine Scholarship is available to all new St. Scholastica applicants and is based on merit.
Janie Wilson of Two Harbors has been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dean’s List for the fall semester. Students must maintain a 3.25 or higher grade point average and carry 12 graded credits to qualify for the honor. She is majoring in psychology.