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PHS Clay Target Team at State

The Proctor High School Clay Target Team has qualified for the (MSHSL) State Tournament.  The team follows Proctor’s softball team who also qualified for State in Spring Sports.   The Rails top team members will be representing the city and school at at the state meet today, Friday. Those members are.   RYAN SCHUBITZKE TANNER OLSON…

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Arrest made in Midway Township Overdose Murder

A suspect has been arrested in conjunction with a Nov. 22, 2021 overdose murder that occurred in Midway Township on November 22, 2021.   At 11:17 a.m St. Louis County 911 received a report of a possible overdose at 5544 North Cloquet Rd in Midway Township. Deputies of the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded,…

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Proctor School Board Selects New Superintendent

The Proctor School Board voted to select Kerry Juntunen, former superintendent, Hermantown, as the district’s new superintendent during a special meeting March 3.  The vote was unanimous.   “We believe Kerry Juntunen has the qualifications and skills to move the school district forward. We look forward to working with Kerry Juntunen in his new capacity,”…

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150 years ago speech helped create Proctor

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

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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“Loni” Anderson promoted to Brigadier General

“Loni” Anderson promoted to Brigadier General Brigadier General Len “Loni” Anderson, a Proctor native, was promoted to Brigadier General on June 3rd. He is currently the Deputy Commanding General of Joint Task Force ARES/Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group. A 1989 Proctor graudate, Anderson was commissioned in 1993 upon graduation from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He…

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Public Notices – 2018

Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota Regular School Board Meeting Monday, April 8, 2019 REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING I. Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Joe Ward, School Board Chair, at 7:01 p.m. II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Oath of Office MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by…

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Public Notices – 2017

NOTICE OF and order for HEARING on PETITION FOR formal PROBATE OF WILL and APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE and NOTICE TO CREDITORS- unsupervised administration STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-299 In Re:  Estate of VERA VIOLA GOODROW, a/k/a VERA V. GOODROW, Decedent, It…

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