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Angie Dickison Palmer, Lake County's information systems director, shared her recent experiences as part of the Governor's Broadband Task Force at Tuesday's Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting. She said the meetings have been inspiring as she is surrounded by folks from around the state that are passionate about extending access to broadband internet services to everyone in Minnesota. "Folks are out there fighting to bring broadband to all of Minnesota," Dickison Palmer said. Lake County is in the process of bringing broadband services to almost all of its residents with a county
Two Harbors all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts may soon be able to drive from town to the new trail in northern Lake County that begins at the Lake County Demonstration Forest. County officials are considering opening some county roads north of Two Harbors to create a route for ATVers that would allow them to access the new trail.
It's been almost 100 years since the last child was laid to rest in the Toimi Settlers Childrens Cemetery, about 30 miles northwest of Two Harbors. Roy Hanson of Two...
It will cost the City of Two Harbors over a quarter million dollars to get utilities to a new business on County Road 26 in Two Harbors. The bike rental/retail shop and coffee shop, which is being developed by Granite Gear co-founder Dan Cruikshank, has been months in the making. Cruikshank is the first to bite on plots of land the city owns on County Road 26, just north of Super One and Shopko. Now, the city has to get utility lines out to the property. A consultant from LHB, an engineering, architecture and planning firm in Duluth, said the project will cost about $317,000.
For a preview of Silver Bay sports, click here . Swim team kicks off fourth undefeated season The Two Harbors-Silver Bay swim team has a lot to live up to...
Ken Vogel firstname.lastname@example.org Showing their dedication to historical accuracy, many of the attendees of the Larsmont Schoolhouse centennial celebration chose to ride in a horse drawn carriage from the former...
Lois Johnson poses with the cake before her retirement party on Aug. 13. She worked on and off at the Two Harbors Public Library for 65 years before retiring this month. Submitted photo. In 1949, Lois Johnson was a sophomore at Two Harbors High School with an after-school job. She made $0.50 an hour working at the library in town. Johnson, now 80, spent many of the 65 years since then volunteering at the library, with some gaps when she had a full-time job and then was raising her son. Even when not working there, she was always a voracious reader and regular patron of the library.
From Deane Morrison University of Minnesota A terrific harvest moon and a meeting of celestial rivals are among the delights in store for us this September. On the other hand, Venus gets lost in the sun's foreglow as it heads behind the sun. Our sister planet falls away, leaving Jupiter as the sole bright morning planet. Climbing higher every day, Jupiter is well up in the east by dawn and ends the month rising four hours ahead of the sun. On moonless mornings, look above Jupiter for the faint, lovely Beehive star cluster; binoculars will help.
The Minnesota Department of Health advised the public not to enter the water at 13 area beaches on Lake Superior Tuesday. According to a release issued by the MDH's Minnesota...
The Two Harbors City Council voted to move forward with a proposed sales tax increase at a special meeting Monday night. The council's action will put the question of whether to impose a 0.5 percent tax increase on the ballot this fall. The revenues would help pay for water and sewer updates in the city. If the voters say yes to the increase, the Minnesota State Legislature has to approve it, too. It could go into effect August 2015 at the earliest.