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Swim team sidelined as COVID precaution

Proctor High School swim team parents and students were notified of a positive COVID-19 case according to an email sent to them. “The swim team was not shut down due to covid, it was a coaches decision as a precaution,” Proctor Activities Director Anthony Wood stated.  “The pool is cleaned every day and will continue…

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First Official Day for Proctor Public Schools moved to Sept. 15

The first day of school for Proctor students will be delayed to September 15.  The School Board made the change at its regular meeting Monday. The Board made the decision after reviewing the latest infection rate trends in the area. “As we approach the start of the school year, Proctor School District is changing their learning…

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Outage leaves 1,262 in Midway, Solway without power

Seventeen power outages have caused 1,262 Minnesota Power customers in Midway and Solway to lose power Friday morning. In Midway 683 of MP’s 832 customers are affected.  Power is anticipated to be restored by 4:15 p.m. In Solway 16 customers are without power and in Hermantown 36 are out. The largest area, with 1,020 customers…

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Second Proctor business confirms COVID-19

By Josie Maahs An employee at the Proctor Golf Course has tested positive for COVID-19. The course’s management informed patrons that the clubhouse would be closed until Thursday morning to do extra sterilizing and cleaning, while the course remains open.  Check-ins were held outside of the clubhouse on Wednesday. The employee in question worked on August…

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Proctor election officials ready to keep you safe

Proctor election officials are ready to keep you safe for the August 11, 2020 Primary Elections. “Thanks to Building Official in the Street Department and Interim Administrator Troy DeWall we have constructed and installed plexiglass shields at each election judge station, we have plenty of personal protection supplies for voters and judges and mask are…

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Barnum man injured in 2 vehicle crash in Solway

A 23-year old man from Barnum is hospitalized in Duluth with life threatening injuries following a two vehicle crash in Solway Township Tuesday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the man driving a Pontiac G6, was westbound on Highway 2 when he failed to stop at a stop sign and was t-boned by a…

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Football, volleyball moves to new ‘fourth season’

Football, volleyball moves to new ‘fourth season’   It will not be a typical fall Friday without high school football.  Football and volleyball will be moved to a special spring season starting in March 2021 due to coronavirus concerns.   Fall sports practice is scheduled to start Aug. 17 with a 20% shorter season in…

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