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Altiere steps down

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kyle Farris

Whether as a student-athlete who nearly missed his first race in seventh grade because he couldn’t find the starting line, or as a head coach who clings more tightly to the connections he’s made with kids …continue reading on

Founder of Betty’s Pies turns 90

August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Betty Lessard is most famous for her pies.

She started Betty’s Pies in Two Harbors in 1956 and spent decades perfecting her pie recipes, which are now incredibly popular. But before she started a successful restaurant, she had a different dream….continue reading on

TH sports legend and Chronicle columnist “Fats” passes away

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kyle Farris

For many years, it wasn’t a rare occurrence to find Grant “Fats” Johnson wandering along the rocky shoreline of Lake Superior. An avid agate hunter, the only thing that changed as Johnson grew older…continue reading on

Sailors return from “Sea Change” trip: Part one

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

From Katya Gordon
Amicus Adventure Sailing 

Katya Gordon and her husband, Mark, own Amicus Adventure Sailing, a charter sailing business that is operated out of the Knife River Marina. They live in Two Harbors with their two daughters, Cedar…continue reading on

Two Harbors hospital CEO retires

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

After a 39-year career of tackling problems and breaking down barriers, Jo Ann Hoag, CEO of Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors, has retired.

Last Friday, a collection of purple bouquets sat on the table in her office — flowers in her favorite col…continue reading on

Country Inn: New owner, new rooms, new signs

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

With a new owner and a longtime manager working together, Country Inn of Two Harbors has been renovated and updated.
Owner Keith Bakke and Manager Vicky Louks, who has been at the hotel for 13 years, excitedly showed off $500,000 worth of changes on…continue reading on

SB and TH law offices announce merger

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kyle Farris

For two longstanding area law firms, there was a lot to gain from a potential merger.
Pete Morris at Johnson and Morris Law Office in Silver Bay would get help serving an excess of clients along the North Sho…continue reading on

Fire destroys TH home

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mark Blankenship of Two Harbors returned home late Saturday night to every homeowner’s worst nightmare — his house was engulfed by flames.
“I’m pretty shaken up,” he told the News-Chronicle.
It wasn’t the first time he’s experienced t…continue reading on

Klein and Blettner announce retirement, TH council begins search for replacements

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Two Harbors has received notices from long-time city administrator, Lee Klein, and electrical superintendent Steve Blettner of their intent to retire. The recent announcements resulted in council action to begin the process of filling the…continue reading on

Grandma’s Marathon spectator tips

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Loudly cheering family and friends are what make the marathon and half marathon exciting for runners. If you know someone running either race, there are a number of places to stop and watch your athlete. Keep in mind that the Scenic Highway and Londo…continue reading on