Beaver Bay, MN

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

CO Sean Williams (Ely #1) reports that ATV activity continued to be high over the week. Boating and angling activity was nearly nonexistent over the weekend with cool weather, strong winds and rain. There were several emergency calls in the BWCA as at least four canoes had capsized in the extreme wind.
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Pressure mounts for Two Harbors mayor to resign

Two Harbors City Councilor Robin Glaser says it is time for the town’s mayor, Chris Swanson, to step down. “My heart breaks for everyone in this community,” Glaser said during a special meeting of the Two Harbors City Council on Monday, June 20. “And I’m not just talking about the 3,500 people who live here, but everyone who calls Two Harbors home, or who has ever called Two Harbors home. I cannot understand why the mayor continues to put his family and our community through all of this.”
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Two Harbors Mayor Chris Swanson asked to resign by city council, again

For Two Harbors Mayor Chris Swanson, he faces two options: resign, as recently proposed by the city council, or face a recall election later this summer. The city council voted on Monday during a special meeting for the mayor to resign from his position. Swanson was not in attendance and has been informed of the council's decision in writing. However, it remains unknown if anything will change, as Swanson can't be officially fired and will have to resign himself.

Two Harbors City Council votes to ask mayor to resign

TWO HARBORS, MN. (CBS 3 Duluth) --After months of contentious community outcry, on Monday, the Two Harbors City Council voted unanimously to ask Mayor Chris Swanson to step down. “For the citizens of the community, none of you deserve this. We don’t deserve to be going through this,” said City...

Near record-breaking heat today, severe storms possible toinght ahead of cold front

TODAY: The brunt of the heat wave will impact the Northland today with highs for almost all of the Northland reaching the 90s. Heat indexes will be close to triple digits hence why the NWS has issued a Heat Advisory for all of the Northland until Tuesday morning. The north shore stretching from Two Harbors to Grand Portage are not under the advisory since winds will be coming in from the southwest keeping those areas cooler. Winds will continue to be breezy from the southwest between 10-20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Sunshine is expected for most of the day until a cold front will slowly begin to move into the area bringing chances of showers and storms beginning around dinner time. Some of these storms could be strong to severe. Main threats being damaging winds and hail.

Local runners at Grandma's Marathon

Numerous local runners finished Grandma’s Marathon or the Garry Bjorklund Half-Marathon Saturday, June 18, on Lake Superior’s North Shore between Two Harbors and Duluth. Full Marathon Hayward men: Steven Boss, 34th in 65-69 age group, 4:21:58. Hayward women: Christi Forbes, 337th in F 35-39 age group, 5:45:32; Aindrea Lindsay, 178th in F 44-49 group, 5:07:37;...

Runner by Runner: Good luck to those running Grandma’s Marathon Races

Duluth, MN-- A special shout out to those runners taking on Grandma’s Full Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Saturday, June 18. The Half Marathon starts at 6 a.m. and the Full Marathon begins in Two Harbors at 7:45 a.m. Also a moment of appreciation for volunteers. Todd...