Church custodian

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is requesting applicants who would like to provide custodian services starting June 1, 2015.  This position is 15 hours per week with payment of $13.00 per hour. Due to the nature of this work, physical strength is important.  Scheduling can be flexible.  Applications can be picked up at the church office Monday through Friday 8:30-4:00 and must be submitted by May 15, 2015.  Call 218-387-2227 for a more detailed description of the position.

CONTACT: Mark Ditmanson
PHONE: 218-387-2227
DATE: 04/20/2015 05:04pm

Housekeeping Position

Part time housekeeping position available. Flexible work schedule three to six hours per week. Duties are vacuuming, cleaning rest rooms, laundry rooms in shared areas and a guest room as needed. Connect manager, Millie Spry, by email or phone if interested in a low key and friendly work environment. Office hours are 2 pm to 5 pm Monday - Thursday or leave a message.

CONTACT: Homestead Cooperative
PHONE: 218-387-1358
DATE: 04/20/2015 03:32pm

MDHA Gun Raffle Winners

At least 2 winning tickets were sold in Cook County.  Check at  Thanks so much to everyone that bought tickets to help send 9 kids to Forkhorn Camp this year.  120 tickets were sold locally! 

CONTACT: Orvis Lunke
PHONE: 218.370.1200
DATE: 04/20/2015 03:29pm

Tofte Historical Society Annual Meeting

Join us Sunday April 26th; 2pm at the Birch Grove Community Center for the Annual Meeting of the Tofte Historical Society. Speakers this year are Charles Futterer and Marland Hansen. Cost is free and refreshments will be served.

CONTACT: manager
DATE: 04/20/2015 02:28pm

Queen Mattress

Not perfect, but clean and still has a lot of life left.


Call or text to arrange pickup.


PHONE: 218-370-1625
DATE: 04/20/2015 01:13pm

KGM Contractors win bid for Gunflint Trail work

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:11pm

At the Tuesday, April 14 county board meeting, County Engineer David Betts asked the board to approve KGM Contractors bid of $2,047.778.01 to complete 3.73 miles of work on the Gunflint Trail from east of Fox Ridge Road to east of the intersection on County Road 92 [the old Gunflint Trail].

Although the bid was $330,000 over budget, Betts said KGM was the only bidder and the other two companies that normally bid these projects already have jobs for the summer.

“Despite the fact that we received only one bid, we recommend awarding the project to KGM Contractors of Angora, Minnesota, because we do not see any advantage to rebidding the project,” said Betts.

The job is expected to be finished by mid-August, but if it was re-bid, said Betts, it could take until late October and maybe not be able to be completed this year.

Plus, said Lisa Sorlie, the highway department’s secretary/book keeper, if no one bid on the job the county highway department would have to send back $500,000 in state aid funds that can only be used for this project.

KGM was the low bidder to crush gravel at $167,600. Betts also requested authorization to have KGM crush as much Class 1 gravel as the county had in its budget for gravel, and the board approved his request.


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