Going to Duluth, wear a face mask

Duluth and Minnetonka became the latest cities to mandate face coverings to help stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Duluth council members voted unanimously in favor of the measure Monday, which requires masks in public indoor places. It took effect immediately and will remain in place until Gov. Tim Walz ends his local emergency…

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Proctor in Ely tournament this weekend

Proctor will be one of nine Senior Babe Ruth teams that will descend on Ely’s Veterans Memorial Field this.  Hermantown was scheduled to play but decided against it for “precautionary measures.”   The Sir G’s Midsummer Classic starts Friday, July 10. As many as 20 games will take place this weekend, most at Ely’s historic…

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Tricia Lanthier Services Saturday

Tricia (Trish) Jean Lanthier blossomed into our world on August 10, 1972; to parents Mary and Jim Towers of Proctor, MN. Her eyes sparkled with mischief and her laugh was infectious. Framing her exquisite face was a cascade of almost black curls; her outstanding feature. Tricia didn’t grow tall, but she did grow strong, competing…

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Minnesota Driver’s Manual to Provide Specific Guidance to Motorists with Firearms

The Minnesota Driver’s Manual has been updated to include information on what drivers and law enforcement should expect during a traffic stop, particularly when a driver has a firearm.   Valerie Castile advocated for the addition to the manual to encourage consistency in traffic stops by law enforcement and ensure that drivers know what to…

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Proctor woman dies after ATV accident

A Proctor woman has died after an ATV crash in Barnum Township on the morning of Saturday, July 4. A woman in her 40s “received multiple injuries” after losing control of her ATV. at the intersection of County Roads 139 and 6, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.  The incident occurred at about 11:40…

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28% of ISD 704 parents wary of sending kids back to school

By Josie Maahs “Approximately 28% of respondents to a survey sent to Proctor school district parents said they are still unsure if they will be comfortable sending their children back to school. Approximately 3% of respondents said they are not going to be sending their children back to school in the fall if there is…

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Chamber makes plea to open business

For nearly 100 days, many of our local businesses have been shuttered due to COVID-19. Workers have been furloughed, supply chains disrupted, and community engagement lost. Your Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce has worked tirelessly to identify resources, answer questions, facilitate discussions and advocate on your behalf to safely open again. This week we call…

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Proctor High School 2020 Commencement

Proctor’s 112 seniors graduated June 3 in a virtual graduation.  The ceremony had all the pageantry of a traditional graduation.  

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Minnesota Gov. Walz to loosen some restrictions

Gov. Tim Walz is scheduled to announce plans at 2 p.m. today, Friday, to lift more restrictions designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 and will allow for limited indoor dining, indoor entertainment at movie theaters and other venues, fitness club usage, and outdoor entertainment of up to 250 people. Three sources briefed on the…

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Proctor High School AAA Assembly – Please click on “Read More” to see the video of the assembly that premiered Friday, May 22.

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