STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
THE PERIPHERY Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o... Posted on 8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt... Posted on 5/10/13 at 9:39 AM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to:
1) We are all born.
2) We all die.
3) In between, we operate each of ... Posted on 12/19/12 at 2:11 PM
Mining companies looking for more copper, nickel, gold and other metals in Northeastern Minnesota will get a chance to prospect on more land after action this morning by the state’s Executive Council in St. Paul.
On a tour of the region, which included stops on the Iron Range over the Fourth of July and Duluth early Friday morning, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Castle Danger Brewery Friday afternoon. Klobuchar spoke to brewery owners Clint and Jamie MacFarlane and their employees about legislation, now making its way through the House and Senate, intended to make a difference to owners of smaller brewing operations.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday with a familiar face returning after a three-month hiatus. Commissioner Paul Bergman had been sidelined with health problems since January, when he left for Pittsburgh to receive a lung transplant. With one new lung, he reported that he is doing much better and his lung capacity is almost back to normal.
During a visit to the Arrowhead that included stops at local cafes on the North Shore, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took a ride around town with Two Harbors Mayor Randy Bolen and later met with a group of city and county officials, law enforcement, representatives of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and former Mayor Dave Battaglia in an informal gathering at City Hall.
Congressman Rick Nolan brought his constituent stump speech to Two Harbors last week, telling Lake Countians on Friday about the changes he’s seen in Washington after a 30-year absence and also addressing more parochial concerns.
The City of Silver Bay met Monday night and made quick work of its agenda. In less than fifteen minutes the council members had approved the minutes of the last meeting, paid the bills, made all necessary decisions and were back in their cars headed home. All councilors, Mayor Joanne Johnson, City Administrator Lana Fralich and City Attorney Pete Morris were present for the meeting.
On Monday, March 11, the Two Harbors City Council voted to move forward with the demolition of “the roundhouse” in Two Harbors—a 125-year-old building located along the waterfront on 22 acres of prime city-owned real estate.
“(If VAWA is not passed) the impact would be devastating for survivors of sexual and domestic violence right here in Lake County and across the nation,” said Steph Ceffey of North Shore Horizons, a Two Harbors-based organization that serves domestic and sexual violence victims.
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