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North Shore entrepreneurs shine

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Whether your go-to treat at the end of a long day is a cold beer or a well- made confection, you’re in luck. Within a few miles of one another, talented crafts-people on the North Shore are at work to make sure you’re well supplied. For their eff…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Young dancer’s suite role

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

Bouncing around her grandparents’ Knife River living room on Monday evening, her waist-length hair flying behind her, Matteah Ojard didn’t express an ounce of nervousness for her upcoming ballet performance in front of 2,000 people.
“I’m exc…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Young dancer’s suite role

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

Bouncing around her grandparents’ Knife River living room on Monday evening, her waist-length hair flying behind her, Matteah Ojard didn’t express an ounce of nervousness for her upcoming ballet performance in front of 2,000 people.
“I’m exc…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Julebyen this weekend

December 6, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Norway is closer than you think! This weekend the community of Knife River will be hosting its first annual Julebyen (Christmas village) where music, art, fun and food will usher in the holidays and bring Scandinavia to the North Shore. The two-day event will begin on Saturday. Continue Reading

Knife River among 2,500 impaired waters statewide

November 29, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Though portions of the Knife River were designated impaired earlier this month, Katrina Kessler, manager of the water assessment and environmental section of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, said the impairments won’t affect the majority of people who come in contact with the river.
She said the MPCA tests are more of an early warning system than a sign that water is dangerous to human health. Continue Reading

Corps archaeologists study Missouri River’s past

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PIERRE Sometimes during high water the Missouri River will carve away one of its banks like an old man turning out his pockets to bring things to light scrapers and knives made of Knife River flint, hoes and squash knives made of bison bone, 19th century toy horses made of pewter or cast iron. Continue Reading

Another Furo tackles the marathon

June 20, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Grady Furo, 12, of Knife River has a very clear goal for Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday. Continue Reading

Son of Edna G. captain lauded for service to Duluth’s port

May 30, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

With a head of gray hair and a full beard, Adolph Ojard has the look of a sea captain. Continue Reading

Tempers boil of boiler

March 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Bill DeRoche says he has spent far too much time indoors since September. That’s when his neighbors installed an outdoor wood-burning boiler that he says has caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms to grow worse, irritating a smoke allergy and resulting in severe headaches. Continue Reading

Mother-daughter team takes over Mocha Moose

February 21, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Just three months into their new business venture, Penny and Micki Agar have made their mark on the Mocha Moose on Highway 61 just south of Two Harbors.
The mother-daughter business partners purchased the coffee shop in late November. Continue Reading