Two Harbors News


01/15/2018 01:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth's restaurant scene changing 

Sound, a new restaurant and music venue, open at 132 East Superior St., former home of Tycoons and the Blind Pig. The restaurant is the creation of Chef Patrick Scot and is his first solo endeavor.


01/11/2018 02:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Phifer stumps for support at Ely's Tuesday Group 

Iron Range resident Leah Phifer quit her job with the Federal Bureau of Investigation just days after President Donald Trump fired her boss, James Comey.


01/11/2018 12:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Former Cook County social services official admits child abuse 

The man who formerly oversaw social services in Cook County has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged pattern of child abuse. Joshua David Beck, 40, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges last month in State District Court in Two Harbors, according to court records.


01/08/2018 01:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two new restaurant names coming to Duluth 

Sound, a new restaurant and music venue, will open Tuesday at 132 East Superior St., former home of Tycoons and the Blind Pig. The restaurant is the creation of Chef Patrick Scot and is his first solo endeavor.


01/05/2018 07:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Go, Dogs, Go: Beargrease Trails Looking Ready to Race 

There are plenty of people excited about the Northland's prolonged cold snap. For organizers of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, it means snow on the trails is packed down and frozen in place.


01/04/2018 12:16 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Northeast Minnesota residents benefiting from tax credits averaging $7,700 per year 

With just under two weeks left in the 2018 open enrollment period, MNsure reminds Northeast Minnesota residents of important money-saving tax credits. Though the statewide household average for tax credits is around $7,000 per year, it is even higher in Northeast Minnesota, at more than $7,700 per year.


01/02/2018 09:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Frigid temps lead to fleet of ships anchored offshore in Duluth 

The frigid temperatures and end-of-season shipping rush on the Great Lakes have led to a traffic jam of giant 1,000-foot ships on Lake Superior outside Duluth. On New Year's Day there were nine huge freighters anchored outside the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth - arranged like in a game of Battleship - steam from the lake billowing around them, all waiting to load up with iron ore pellets in Duluth, Two Harbors, or Superior, Wis.


01/02/2018 07:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Frigid Conditions Slowing Shipping Industry 

The ore boats sitting out on the water may make a picturesque shot for photography buffs. But it's a less than ideal sight for operators of vessels on the Great Lakes.


01/02/2018 02:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Vanilla Bean to open in former Northern Waters space 

The Vanilla Bean Restaurant, which has operated for more than 20 years in Two Harbors, will open its second restaurant in Duluth's Mount Royal Shopping Center, 1600 Woodland Avenue, on Feb. 1. The Duluth location will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant will also have a full liquor, beer and wine service, including a weekend Bloody Mary bar and fresh squeezed Mimosas.


01/01/2018 08:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Clipper Brings Flurries & Light Snow Tuesday Across The State - Another Cold Blast Wednesday 

Image: Wind damage to Pierre the Voyageur, in Two Harbors. Image credit: Adelle Whitefoot &Lake County News-Chronicle, via Duluth News Tribune Late last week the Minnesota State Climatology Office took a look back at the top five weather stories of 2017 in the state of Minnesota.


12/31/2017 09:30 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Happy New Year! Highs (Barely) Back Above Zero Monday 

Brrr... have you ventured out into the cold the past couple days, or have you stayed inside your home as much as possible? Above were what the temperatures Saturday at 4 PM. I bring us back to Saturday as we saw a few record cold highs during the day, including: Meanwhile, here were a look at the lows across the state Sunday morning.


12/22/2017 12:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two Harbors Man Dies in Highway 61 Crash 

The Lake County Sheriff's Office says a Two Harbors man died in a crash on Highway 61 Friday morning. The head-on crash happened just north of Two Harbors at about 7 a.m. The name of the 39-year-old man who died has not yet been released.