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Twin Lakes has a home, sweet home

When building contractor John Riihiluoma stood in front of a cast of township supervisors and personnel on Tuesday, he turned over the keys to the first town hall in Twin Lakes history.

"This is the day we were looking forward to when we started in June," said Riihiluoma, principal partner for Cloquet-based Ray Riihiluoma Inc. construction.

The $1.35 million space sits on 30 acres along Douglas Road, a short drive from the new Carlton County courthouse and jail along County Highway 61.

The 65-by-44-foot Twin Lakes Town Hall is simple, with an office, restrooms, storage space, and a kitchenette...