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Holiday Boutique at Buffalo Junction

November 24, 2023

A Taste of Fabulous Holiday Boutique will take place at the Buffalo Junction, 2590 Guss Rd., Duluth, on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and enjoy over 35 vendor booths and a cash bar. Get all of your shopping done in one place. Featured items include Christmas bakery, cookies, breads, Pattie’s…

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Duluth Surpasses Number of Opioid-Related Fatal Overdoses this Year Compared to 2022

November 8, 2023

As of Nov. 7, 2023, the Duluth Police Department has responded to 37 opioid-related fatal overdoses, surpassing the total amount of fatal opioid-related overdoses that occurred in 2022 (35). This number represents an 11-year-high, or a 3,600% increase in opioid-related fatal overdoses (2013 to current), and an 11-year-high, or an 873.81% increase in opioid-related overdoses…

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Proctor earned the runner-up trophy at the Section 7AA Cross-Country Championship

October 27, 2023

Proctor earned the runner-up trophy at the Section 7AA Cross-Country Championship, held at Hibbing. The host Bluejackets won 46-60. Both teams will represent the section at the Minnesota State meet on Sat., Nov. 4 at the Les Bolstead Golf Course in Falcon Heights. (L to R) Rear: Nessa Friess, Rachel Bettendorf, Carlie Blevins, Lizzy Harnell,…

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Rails Homecoming Week Golden Spike Treasure Hunt

September 24, 2023

Rails Homecoming WeekGolden Spike Found   Rails Homecoming Week underway.  The Proctor Journal is helping celebrate the week with a Proctor student edition of their Golden Spike Treasure Hunt. The spike was found on the fifth clue Thursday night by Aiden and Gabby Gallagher. For those playing along and searching here are the remaining clues:…

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2nd Street in Proctor will be closed at 5th Street to all traffic

August 23, 2023

Effective Immediately, 2nd Street in Proctor will be closed at 5th Street to all traffic. This closure will cause all of Route 3 west of the railroad tracks to be curtailed. Buses should not cross the tracks and should instead detour as follows. Route 3 From Downtown: Buses will run regular route to Highway 2…

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150 years ago speech helped create Proctor

August 4, 2021

Proctor missed another important historic date. It was 150 years ago on January 27, 1871 James Proctor Knott delivered a satirical speech in the House known as Duluth! or The Untold Delights of Duluth. The speech ridiculed a bill subsidizing westward expansions of railroads. The speech is sometimes reprinted in collections of humorous speeches or…

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Fighting for our newspapers

April 25, 2021

By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar —   On May 7th of last year, the Hastings Star Gazette printed its last issue. The paper’s first issue as The Hastings Independent was published in 1857, a year before Minnesota gained statehood. Generations relied on papers like this for local news—they told you who was born and who died, whose daughter just…

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