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Hugo turns 92

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The unofficial patriarch of Brimson is celebrating his 92nd birthday.
In 1958, Hugo Hellman bought a little bar on the corner of Highway 44 and Brimson Road in Brimson. Over the years, it became the go-to place for camping necessities, cold beer and…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Brimson Volunteer Fire receives grant

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Brimson Volunteer Fire Department recently received a grant from AgStar for the purchase of two new pagers. The pagers were ordered and are now in use.  Members of the BVFD say that they are grateful to organizations like AgStar that support…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Brimson Sisu: Over three decades of community spirit

August 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Brimson Area Fire Department held its 31st annual Brimson Sisu 4.4 mile race last Saturday with runners competing from as far away as China. The event, organized by race director Lynn Boggie and a team of volunteers, drew 253 athletes. Race headquarters was set up at the Toimi School Community Center, where vendors sold their wares and fire department volunteers served lunch. The proceeds were earmarked to support the efforts of the BAFD and meet needs in the community, said race volunteer, Wendy Robertson. Continue Reading

Toimi gears up for its centennial celebration

June 20, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Carl Kunnari didn’t speak English when he started classes at Toimi School in 1930 Continue Reading

You’re invited… Toimi School Centennial Celebration

May 30, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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A night to remember

May 9, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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It’s always hopping at Hugo’s

March 1, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The name of the place is Hugo’s Bar, but the establishment is much more than just a place for patrons to bend their elbows. Continue Reading

Something fishy (and fun) in Brimson

February 21, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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One letter makes all the difference in creek’s name

November 15, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Petrell Hall Centennial this weekend

August 30, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

This weekend, Brimson and Toimi residents will have a big reason to celebrate. Petrell Hall, the local community center, celebrates its 100-year birthday this year. Continue Reading