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Monica Cardinal, 26, has hardly known life without cancer. She was first diagnosed with brain cancer when she was 13 years old and has relapsed 10 times since then. She’s...
Lake County’s has finally won a two-year legal battle with ORIX Public Finance According to minutes published online, the county has spent close to $200,000 defending itself in the broadband-related...
In an all-out 72-hour battle against the forces of nature, Lake County has emerged victorious -- back aches from hours of snow shoveling notwithstanding. Lake County claimed the top 3 in the list of deepest snow falls in the area. As of 8 a.m. Thursday, 42 inches had fallen five miles north of Two Harbors, 35.3 inches fell 7 miles northwest of Two Harbors and Silver Bay had tallied 29.5 inches, according to National Weather Service statistics. The snow resulted in three snow days for district students, a number of cancelled events and many treacherous roads.
A trip to the hospital isn't always a happy occasion, but for a group of about 20 seniors, the daily trek to Lake View Hospital is something to which they look forward. The hospital hosts a lunch every weekday for seniors, offering a nutritionally-balanced, home-cooked meal for just $3.50. That's where Emmert Johnson, 93, has his daily midday meal. "I was hungry," he said with a laugh when asked why he started going. "They've got good food here for the price," he added more seriously.
With the holiday weekend and two snow days leading to cancelled games, it was a quiet week for North Shore sports teams. The Silver Bay girls' hockey and basketball teams were the only ones at play. Mariner hockey girls lose two The Mariners hockey team dropped two home games - one on Friday to Superior and another on Saturday to Spring Lake Park. At 0-5-1, the girls are winless so far this season. They lost to Superior 2-7, with senior Anna Carman and junior Kristiina Thums scoring goals for the Mariners.
Lake Bank customers looking to buy a home can now get a leg up with some free money. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines awarded The Lake Bank $15,000 in grants designed to help those purchasing their first home. "The point of this program is to put back into the community," said Angie Costley, mortgage banker. The bank can award up to $2,500 to each applicant, and the money can be used to help cover a down payment, closing costs, counseling or rehabilitation of the property.
In the late 1970s, Sue Bott would hike down to Falk's Drugstore every day during December and buy a single Now and Later candy for 25 cents. She would earn points for the purchase and check on how she was doing in the citywide point contest. Anyone who spent money at Falk's during December could give points earned on purchases to any child enrolled in the Christmas contest. At the end of the month, whoever had the most points won a prize.
TH boys' basketball starts off with a win and a loss
Though portions of the Knife River were designated impaired earlier this month, Katrina Kessler, manager of the water assessment and environmental section of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, said the impairments won't affect the majority of people who come in contact with the river. She said the MPCA tests are more of an early warning system than a sign that water is dangerous to human health. "It's kind of a warning valve that our actions and decisions impact the quality of the water and that we need to do better," Kessler said. Portions of the Knife River, including the West and Li
On Monday, Janelle Jones was named president of the Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce. Jones worked as the tourism director for the chamber for a number of years. She and her husband Brad own Jones Cleaning and Professional Building Services in Two Harbors and have two children, Macey and Brjen. Her husband is also the county commissioner for District 3. Jones is a well-known face around the community. She grew up in Two Harbors and boasts countless community involvements. She's a board member of the Two Harbors Youth Hockey Association and served on the North Shore Scenic Drive Council.