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Peewee A Tournament Saturday, Sunday

Peewee A Tournament Saturday, Sunday   Hockey fans need to set their alarms early with the Proctor Rails vs. St. Michaels – Albertville tournament opening game, Saturday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m.   If they are able to pull off a win the next game would be 4 p.m. on Saturday against the winner of…

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Got the drive, city looking for proposals to run golf course

Proctor is looking for someone to manage its golf course.   The Proctor City Council authorized the release of a request for proposals (RFP) for golf course management services for the municipally owned Course at their December 20, 2021 council meeting.   Until 2017, the course was operated by the City of Proctor. The course…

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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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