Jamey Malcomb started as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle in August 2015. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and previously worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune. He is the beat writer for the Lake County Board of Commissioners, Lake Superior School district board of education and high school sports in Lake County.
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This week the Head of the Lakes United Way Volunteer Center and the Duluth News Tribune recognize David Folsted's contributions to Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center. Folsted has helped with childcare at Safe Haven for a few months, helping with the upkeep and organization of the multipurpose room. Why did you choose to volunteer for this organization? I like to help people. Why not help people who are already helping people and keep the cycle going? I am also interested in social work.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering a plan to relieve traffic congestion on state Highway 61 through Two Harbors. The Lake County Board of Commissioners last week listened to MnDOT's proposal to add left-turn lanes on Highway 61 between Fourth and Eighth streets. MnDOT project manager Derek Fredrickson and traffic engineer James Miles discussed the changes, aimed at creating a space for left-turning vehicles that does not bring traffic behind them to a halt.
Judy’s Cafe in Two Harbors has new owners. Husband-and-wife team Eddy Symons and Lisa Heinonen purchased the restaurant from previous owner Brenda Heston when the restaurant went up for sale...
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Waubun junior quarterback Peyton Syverson ended Silver Bay’s playoff run, scoring five touchdowns and running for 194 yards in leading the Bombers to a 39-0 drubbing in...
The AmericInn in Silver Bay normally embraces Halloween, with local businesses and groups taking over the hotel rooms to offer a safe, indoor place to trick-or-treat — but there is a new wrinkle in this year's event. In addition to trick-or-treating, kids at Saturday's gathering will be encouraged to take some time to build a bat house. "This is a way to raise some public awareness about bats," said Steve Robertsen, district interpreter for the Tofte Ranger District of Superior National Forest. The U.S.
This week the Head of the Lakes United Way Volunteer Center and the Duluth News Tribune recognize Ruth Leathers' volunteer contributions throughout the Twin Ports and Minnesota. Leathers is a seasoned veteran in the volunteering scene. Originally from Minneapolis, she began her volunteer work more than 25 years ago, but moved to Duluth for a job at the College of St. Scholastica.
This week the Head of the Lakes United Way Volunteer Center and the Duluth News Tribune recognize the Steve Laskowski's contributions to Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Duluth. "I'm doing what I like, I've got time and I've got the resources. What do I want to do when I get up? Well, I like to ski, so that's what I do.
EVENTS • Memorial Blood Centers will offer the following blood drives across the Northland. Call (888) GIVE-BLD (448-3253) or go to mbc.org for eligibility guidelines and to schedule an appointment...
When Two Harbors artist Michael Tonder heard that John Bauer's daughter Megan took her own life in 2013, he sent him a short email with condolences. Bauer and Tonder had mutual friends and now a new connection: Tonder's son Aaron died by suicide in 1999, and Tonder wanted to let Bauer know he wasn't alone. Two years later, Bauer is launching the "What's Left: Lives Touched by Suicide" art exhibit with a reception from 4-8 p.m. Friday in the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids.
EVENTS — Memorial Blood Centers will offer the following blood drives across the Northland. Call (888) GIVE-BLD (448-3253) or go to mbc.org for eligibility guidelines and to schedule an appointment. Monday: 12:30-4 p.m. at Beltrami Courthouse Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Ave., Bemidji. Monday: 3-6:30 p.m. at Elim Lutheran Church, 2077 County Road 5, Barnum. Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maurices corporate offices, 105 W. Superior St. Tuesday: 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Ordean and Torrey buildings, 424 W. Superior St. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.