Dogs, cats, deer, geese—Two Harbors is full of critters and some of them need tending to.
The city council, at Monday's meeting, heard a report from councilman Chris Swanson about suggestions made about some of the animal issues
(Photo by Monica Isley) Despite its colorful sunrise, Friday's skies soon filled with snow, throwing the scenery back to January vintage. The ore docks appear muted through the falling snow, and a flock of seagulls huddle on the ice.
(Photo by Monica Isley) A riotous burst of color in Burlington Bay announces the arrival of the new sun. Once up, it disappeared into a haze so that those who arose later missed the show. Sunrise today was 7:09 a.m., and tomorrow will be 3 minutes and 24 seconds longer than today.
(Photo by Monica Isley) The sun rose like a golden ball on Wednesday morning, and more than one passerby stopped at Burlington Bay to watch it happen. The scene may look warm, but that reflection is bouncing off ice, not water.
(Photo by Monica Isley) Mike Swenson of Midland Bi-Fold Doors, directs a fork lift into place to temporarily brace a portion of the new construction he's working on. This is yet another new hangar at the Two Harbors Dick Helgeson Airport, and six of the eight spots are already likely filled. For the complete story, see this week's Lake County News-Chronicle, now on the stands.
(Photo by Monica Isley) Winter doesn't keep hardy souls from venturing out on Two Harbors' breakwater, but Sunday found even more people than usual checking out the slowly melting ice. Cameras in hand, this group strolled out to the end and back, following in the footsteps of others who'd been there before them. Just off the frame, die-hard ice fishermen huddled for what might be some of the last fishing of the season.
Slowly but surely their numbers are growing—shiny, silvery rail cars all in a row, just outside of Two Harbors.
Eighty of them arrived on Thursday, 44 more on Friday, another 148 next week, and possibly another batch after that.
(Photo by Monica Isley) It may be March, and spring may officially be less than two weeks away, but Two Harbors' popular breakwater gave onto steam and ice on Thursday. Frigid air temps caused the mist to rise from the open water, while the frozen stuff still hugs the shore.
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