Rails have busy week beginning Mon. Mar. 1

February 25, 2021

Monday March 1st: Middle School Boys Basketball vs Barnum Time- 4:30 & 5:30pm Location- Fieldhouse Middle School Girls Basketball @ Barnum Time- 4:30pm Location- Barnum Elementary School Boys Basketball @ Aitkin Time- C-Team- 4:30pm           JV 5:45pm           Varsity 7:15pm Location- Aitkin High School Mirage vs Cloquet Time-…

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Mirage may have set state shot record

February 3, 2021

The Proctor/Hermantown Mirage easily handled the Broncos from International Falls, and may have set a state record in the process on Tuesday, Feb 2.   The final score was 10-0 but it is the shot total that has everyone wondering.  As the Mirage out shot the Broncos a whopping 107 shots to 1.   According…

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Alleged armed abduction in Pike Lake ends in death in Saginaw

January 30, 2021

A gunshot wound ended the life of a suspect after he allegedly attempted an armed abduction last Friday night that stretched from Pike Lake to Saginaw.   On January 29 at 5:51 p.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle carjacked by a male suspect. The incident started at the…

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House DFLers introduce legislation to defend, strengthen democracy 

January 21, 2021

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Today, House DFL leaders and legislators introduced new legislation to defend and strengthen our democracy, which has been tested by disinformation, division, and attacks on voters that culminated in a violent insurrection at our nation’s Capital. The bill, authored by Rep. Emma Greenman (DFL – Minneapolis), aims to build a strong,…

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Proctor’s Transportation Plan unveiled

January 16, 2021

Proctor residents got a chance to see the City’s Transportation Plan at two virtual open houses Thursday, January 14.   For those who missed the presentation a 4 minute video Click on “read more” to get to the video or copy and paste https://youtu.be/LNmNmBEImPE   The video shows concept designs for a number of streets…

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City Transportation Plan unveiled Jan. 14 at two virtual open houses

January 13, 2021

City Transportation Plan unveiled Jan. 14 at two virtual open houses Proctor residents will get a chance Thursday, January 14 to see a presentation and ask questions about the cities Transportation Plan during a Virtual Open House. Two meetings are scheduled to review the 43-page plan.  Both meetings are open to the public and scheduled for…

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Sheriff’s investigating death of two in Grand Lake Township

November 30, 2020

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of two individuals in Grand Lake Township.   This morning, Monday, November 30, relatives and coworkers of a 55-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman called 911 after discovering them both deceased in their Ellison Rd home in Saginaw.   According to the St. Louis County…

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4 people severely injured in 3-vehicle crash in Grand Lake

November 25, 2020

Four people have life threatening injuries and two others with non life threatening injuries following an a three-vehicle crash on Highway 53 at Caribou Lake Rd. in Grand Lake Township Monday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol reported a 2011 Buick LaCrosse was Northbound on Hwy 53 and struck a deer. It then stopped on the…

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Josh Skelton named chief operating officer of Minnesota Power

November 23, 2020

Josh Skelton has been promoted to chief operating officer of Minnesota Power, ALLETE President and CEO Bethany Owen announced today. Minnesota Power is a utility division of ALLETE Inc. (NYSE: ALE). Skelton, formerly vice president Generation Operations and ALLETE Safety, has been with Minnesota Power for 20 years, beginning his career with the company as…

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Senators Tom Bakk, David Tomassoni form new Independent Caucus

November 18, 2020

State Senator Thomas Bakk (Cook) and Senator David Tomassoni (Chisholm) announced today they are forming a new Minnesota Senate Independent Caucus. The Northern Minnesota legislators say the new Independent Caucus presents an opportunity to chair committees and makes sense to better serve their districts within the legislative framework.   “People are going to wonder why…

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