NAME: Noah Smith
Friday, Oct. 5: Two Harbors
Hundreds of cyclists converged on East Alger Grade north of Two Harbors on Saturday, Sept. 29, for the 10th annual Heck of the North 100- and 55-mile gravel challenges.
A resurfacing and drainage improvement project on Minnesota Highway 1 between the Kawishiwi River and Isabella in Lake County is completed, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Wednesday, Oct. 3.
The Lake Superior School District is seeking residents to serve as part of its Community Education Advisory Council. The Community Education Program oversees after-school programs, adult education, youth activities and community use of school facilities. The advisory council is responsible for overseeing the community education program and ensuring it meets the interests and needs of the community it serves and represents different age groups, neighborhoods, organizations and agencies throughout the district.
Two Harbors Public Library will host a chess tournament for players of all ages Oct. 6.
The 10th annual Heck of the North series of gravel road bike races is set for Saturday, Sept. 29, in rural Lake County, north of Two Harbors. The 100-mile course will feature over 50 new miles of remote gravel road with a scenic and challenging 55-mile course also offered along with a new, 20-mile course aimed at beginners.
Lake County property taxes for the second half of 2018 are due Oct. 15. A dropbox is available in front of the Health and Human Services Building at 616 Third Ave., Two Harbors. There will be a sign on the dropbox indicating that property tax payments are being accepted. Residents should pay by check or money order when leaving a payment in the dropbox.
The University of Minnesota Extension is seeking Master Gardeners in Lake County. Individuals selected for the program begin an internship that starts with Master Gardener core course training in January. The course is taught online or in-person at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Instructors are University of Minnesota Extension educators and faculty. There is a fee for the course, which includes a background check.
Name: Morgan Beardsley