PHS Senior Class to march Monday to school to say they are ready to return

October 17, 2020

On Monday, October 19th members of the senior class of Proctor High School are staging a march to share their concerns about the current situation with distance learning in their school district. Head organizer of the march, Senior student Sibley Dunbar says, “We want to bring awareness to the community that may not understand how…

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Minnesota Legislature debates bonding bill in a special session. Live

October 14, 2020

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3-car accident injuries one at Midway & Stark Roads

October 14, 2020

One person was transported to the hospital following a three-car accident at the intersection of Midway Road and Stark Road in Midway Township Tuesday, October 13 at 8:30 p.m. St. Louis County Deputies found that a vehicle traveling southbound on Midway Road attempted to turn East on Stark Road in front of a northbound vehicle.  The northbound vehicle T-boned…

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Governors press conference with Dep. Commissioner of Education on COVID-19 Oct. 2 – press Read More

October 2, 2020
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Executive Order to Expand Domestic Mining

October 1, 2020

President Trump signed an Executive Order on Wednesday, declaring a National Emergency to expand the domestic mining industry, support mining jobs, alleviate unnecessary permitting delays, and reduce our nation’s reliance on China for critical minerals. Congressman Stauber personally requested that the President take this step. “COVID-19 has further shined a light on the deficiency of…

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REGISTRATION OPENS TONIGHT FOR 45TH ANNUAL GRANDMA’S MARATHON WEEKEND

October 1, 2020

Registration opens in a limited capacity tonight for the 45th annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend, scheduled for June 17-19, 2021. Online registration for each of the weekend’s three races will open on a first-come, first-served basis at 7:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, October 1. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person registration will be…

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Minnesota’s first COVID-19 saliva testing site opening in Duluth this Wednesday – New site will offer free saliva testing to anyone who needs it

September 21, 2020

The State of Minnesota today announced it will open a pilot saliva testing site on Wednesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). This testing site will be the first of its kind in Minnesota, offering free saliva tests to any Minnesotan who believes they need to be tested. “Our battle against COVID-19 is far…

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High school league OKs fall volleyball, football season

September 21, 2020

The Minnesota State High School League has voted to bring fall volleyball and football back for high schools across the state, starting Monday. The 20-member governing board Monday morning, Sept. 21, voted to start a late season with a 10-day practice season before matches start as soon as Oct. 8. The plan now calls for…

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Water main break causes shutdown

September 21, 2020

A water main break on the 100 block of 1st Street in Proctor has caused an emergency shutdown on 1stStreet from Boundary Avenue to 3rdAvenue. Water is estimated to resume around 3 p.m. The cause of the interruption was not immediately known. As with all breaks residents are asked to run cold water only to flush…

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Democratic candidate Joe Biden gives 2:45 p.m. speech in Hermantown

September 18, 2020
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