In an emotional event marking the beginning of her medical career Katelyn Adams of Two Harbors received her white coat marking the entering of medical school. In total, 60 first year medical students received their white coats on Saturday, Aug. 22 at the University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth Campus. The ceremony signified the responsibilities and obligations of the physicians who wear the white coat and the importance of embracing compassion and character along with knowledge of science and medicine. The event included speakers, a native drum ceremony and capped off with the students receiving their white coats and stethoscopes. Students recited the Oath for Medical Students and a form of the Hippocratic Oath dedicating themselves to the practice of medicine and the humanistic care of patients. Families of the students, local-area physicians and alumni attended the event.
Sisu is a Finnish word with many different definitions, but a similar description. Sisu is associated with endurance, resilience, determination, perseverance, bravery and empowerment, just to name a few. On Aug. 15, about 180 runners and walkers showed the meaning of the word in the 33rd annual Brimson Sisu Walk/Run. The run is a benefit for the Brimson Area Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services. BAVFD provides firefighting and emergency medical services for a 365 square mile area, including several townships in St. Louis and Lake counties.
The Lake County New-Chronicle article on Aug. 14 called "ATV riders approved for county road use" reported that the ordinance allowing ATV use on county roads contained a requirement for ATVs to slow to 10 mph when passing pedestrians on the roadway. The requirement was not included in the ordinance. The News-Chronicle regrets the error.
Patrons enter Judy's Cafe in Two Harbors to a crowded dining room and positive reviews. Paul Bonneville, on his way out of the restaurant, said, "It was really good. Just as good as it used to be." Judy's Cafe in Two Harbors reopened Monday morning after being closed for more than a month after a fire.
Ecumen Scenic Shores Care Center in Two Harbors has received the highest possible overall quality rating of five stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. The quality rating system...
Attention Two Harbors High School Students. The beginning of the school year is approaching and that means that homecoming is just around the corner. Homecoming is a very exciting time...
State Rep. David Dill, who represented the Northland in the Minnesota Legislature for more than 12 years, died Saturday, Aug. 8 at age 60. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that House Speaker Kurt Daudt announced the news by email late Saturday, stating that Dill had lost "a courageous battle with cancer. "Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers," Daudt told the paper. Dill, DFL-Crane Lake, represented District 3A, which includes Koochiching and Cook counties, and large parts of St. Louis and Lake counties. "David was deeply committed to Minnesota," Minnesota Gov.
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An extradition hearing was scheduled today for a man accused of fatally stabbing a Lincoln Park woman. William James Holisky II, 63, is being held in Wisconsin at the Douglas County Jail in Superior on unrelated charges, but authorities are seeking to have him extradited to Minnesota to face a second-degree murder charge. Last week Holisky was charged by warrant with the May stabbing death of Lisa Jean Isham, 52. Police said Isham was stabbed multiple times in her home at 116 Fir Ave. in Duluth in mid-May. Her body was discovered about two weeks later on May 30.
Tettegouche State Park and Visitor Center has a busy weekend. On Friday, Tim Pearson will be having his opening event from 7 to 8 p.m. Pearson is a Silver Bay native and his arts reflects his love for the wilderness and wild places. Tettegouche will also be hosting the Minnesota Dragonfly Society's Annual Dragonfly Gathering. This event will start at 9 a.m. on Friday and continue through noon on Sunday. On Friday and Saturday until 5 p.m., there will be field work and various instructional activities.