Paving work being performed by St. Louis County will close the intersection of Stebner Road and Maple Grove Road in Hermantown for several hours today. The intersection will be unavailable beginning at 7 a.m. Completion for this portion of the overall project is slated for early afternoon, at which point the intersection will reopen. — City of Hermantown press release
Mike Twining has been hired as the webmaster at Lake Superior College. As part of the Institutional Advancement team, his responsibilities will include management of college-wide web projects, enhancements to LSC websites, and daily maintenance and updates to LSC related websites.
Twining brings over 16 years of experience as a webmaster, most recently at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. While there, he managed the complete rebuild and redesign of the university’s website and helped improve CMS upgrades, employee training, 3rd party integration and key features of the school’s website.
Prior to UWS, he served as webmaster and graphic designer for CP Telecom, Integrity Design, and also built a variety of website management systems for local city governments, schools, and camps. He holds a bachelor of fine arts in multimedia design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. — LSC press release
Construction of a series of improvements at the intersection of Trunk Highway 53, Ugstad Road and Lavaque Bypass will cause road and lane closures beginning Monday. Both Ugstad Road and Lavaque Bypass will be closed at Highway 53. Additionally there will be lane closures on Highway 53. The closures are expected to last until mid-September.
The project includes the replacement of traffic signals at the intersection, plus the addition of turn lanes on Ugstad Road and Lavaque Bypass. A new sidewalk also will be added along Lavaque Bypass. The improvements are a joint project of St. Louis County, the City of Hermantown and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Detour signs will be posted directing traffic on Lavaque Bypass to use Martin Road and Midway Road. Ugstad Road will be detoured on Arrowhead Road and Lavaque Road.
Total cost of the project is $900,000. KGM is the contractor. — St. Louis County press release