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Mirage may have set state shot record

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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Proctor’s Transportation Plan unveiled

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

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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Josh Skelton named chief operating officer of Minnesota Power

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

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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Watch again: Gov. Walz announces Minnesota’s school plan

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, along with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), announced Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan for the 2020-21 School Year on Thursday, July 30. Watch the live stream here.  

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PHS joins ‘Be The Light’ movement

PHS considers joining ‘Be The Light’ movement On March 34, Dumas High School in Texas started a trend that is now sweeping across Minnesota and possibly Proctor. Dumas tweeted on March 24, they would be turning on their football stadium lights each night to unite their students and community together as the coronavirus continues its march…

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County assembles online resource directories to serve people and businesses

County assembles online resource directories to serve people and businesses St. Louis County has assembled two online resource directories to help connect people and business owners with services that can assist them during challenging times created by the COVID-19 pandemic. One guide highlights community service providers for individuals; the other highlights business resources. Links to…

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School Board’s first vitual meeting comes with surprises updates

Board’s first vitual meeting comes with surprises updates Compared to St. Paul school board’s first attempt at doing business by conference call on Monday Proctor’s first live stream video school board meeting was delivered quite well. On Monday St Paul had reported bad connections, robotic voice reading phone numbers, intermittent heavy breathing. In Proctor the…

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School closures, business limitations likely to continue

School closures, business limitations likely to continue Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said it is “probably inevitable” that the state’s K-12 schools will remain closed after this week, and restrictions on dine-in traffic at restaurants and bars are also likely to be extended. Proctor Public Schools have plans in place to have remote learning for at…

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