City Wide Garage Sale Deadline is Friday, May 7

May 6, 2021

City Wide Garage Sale Deadline is Friday, May 7 Call the Proctor Journal at 624-3344 or email: [email protected] Many sales are also on Friday and Sunday. Journal always responds to emails. If no response, they did not receive it.

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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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New dates announced for Pump Boys and Dinettes

April 23, 2021

Proctor High Schools Theater production of Pump Boys and Dinettes will be presented May 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and May 9 at 2 p.m. in the Proctor high school gym at 131 Ninth Avenue. Tickets are available with a requested free-will donation to the PHS Drama Club. CDC and Proctor Public Schools protocols…

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Proctor, Hermantown Proclaim April 8 “Mirage State Champions Day”

April 7, 2021

The cities of Proctor and Hermantown passed proclamations at their Monday council meetings that this Thursday, April 8 will be proclaimed “Proctor/Hermantown Mirage State Champions Day”. The two communities will honor the team following thrilling state title win and undefeated season. The proclamation, photos and stories can be found in Thursday’s Proctor Journal.

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Mirage Minnesota’s Class A champions

April 5, 2021

Proctor/Hermantown had some extra stowage when it returned home on Interstate 35 on Saturday. The No. 3-seeded Mirage, a co-op making its fifth state tournament appearance, captured the Class A girls hockey championship with a riveting 3-2 victory in double overtime over top-seeded Gentry Academy at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Senior forward…

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Alyssa Watkins’s five goals powers Proctor/Hermantown past Luverne

March 27, 2021

Senior forward Alyssa Watkins scored five goals, including three when Proctor/Hermantown was skating short-handed, to lead the No. 3-seeded Mirage to an 8-0 victory over Luverne in the second Class A quarterfinal of the Girls Hockey State Tournament on Friday, March 26 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.   Watkins entered the state…

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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   The video shows concept designs for a number of streets…

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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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November 11, 2020

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