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Lake County News Chronicle
Van rolls in ditch along Highway 61 Expressway
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Oct. 21
Two Harbors Police Report: Oct. 21
Community Partners focuses on mindful aging
Lake County DAC to hold grand opening, Fall Festival
Agates shutout by Proctor
Soccer season ends in playoff loss to Hermantown
North Shore competes at Proctor Invitational
Two Harbors starts to turn program around
Mariners finish season strong
baseball and softball
Letter: Bathhouse overpriced, eyesore for tourists
Adventures in Early Childhood: Little teachers to remind me how to show kindness
Judge's View: Judges are not given free rein in sentencing decisions
Ask a Trooper: Do I need both side mirrors on my vehicle?
On Faith: Is joy at the core of our being?
DONNA JUNE MARINELLO
MARJORIE MAE "MARGE" KROG
RICHARD M. SARTELL
DAVID JOHN MICKELSON
SYLVIA E. KUCHTA
Agates paddle out onto Lake Superior
'Sunshine Boys' coming to a stage near you
Silver Bay celebrates homecoming
Lake County Past: Oct. 21
North Shore Library News: Oct. 14
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Oct. 21
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
DNR Report: Oct. 14
Northland Outdoors: Lifelong South Dakota trapper works to ensure future of beloved outdoor sport
DNR Report: Oct. 7
Legals: Oct. 21
Legas: Oct. 14
Legals: Sept. 30
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
December 14, 2012
Daniel Alvarez's paddle to the sea
Daniel Alvarez, the 31-year-old Florida man who passed through Lake County last summer on his 4,000- mile kayak adventure from the Northwest...
December 14, 2012 - 4:59pm
December 13, 2012
By the wayside...are these sites accessible?
Last week, the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission released its assessment of 16 wayside pull-offs along the 154 miles of North Shore Scenic Drive. The year- long project, performed in cooperation with the North Shore Scenic Drive Council, used Americans Disabilities Act standards...
December 13, 2012 - 4:43pm
September 28, 2012
Man tumbles over highest waterfall in Minnesota, take two
Paul Nyhuis contacted the News-Chronicle recently to see if we had any record of his fall from the Baptism Falls High Falls in 1964. In conversations...
September 28, 2012 - 12:27pm
September 24, 2012
Scenic Highway 61 to close for culvert repair
Contractors will replace a culvert under Scenic Highway 61 along Lake Superior and temporarily close the road next week near McQuade Road. The St. Louis County Highway Department said work on the project will begin this week. The road will be closed at the site Oct. 1-5. The new...
September 24, 2012 - 12:13pm
September 14, 2012
Bringing the world to Lake County
Two Harbors and Silver Bay high schools certainly don't offer anything like the dramatic private school experience portrayed in the CW television series "Gossip Girl". Penny Juenemann, who has hosted three foreign exchange students, said that's the biggest misconception students...
September 14, 2012 - 2:15pm
Knotted Pine's 75th anniversary
Dana and Scott Hull have only been there for eight years, but you'd think they were native to Isabella by the way they fit into the fabric of...
September 14, 2012 - 1:55pm
September 6, 2012
Rumble strips still a hot issue
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, rumble strips save lives. They alert drivers who have veered from their lanes and can reduce "run off the road" crashes by 40%. According to some local residents, rumble strips are just plain noisy. But a technical memorandum...
September 6, 2012 - 2:11pm
Bringing health care to the Himalayas
Pulmonary edema, pterygium, acetazolamide--all words that Chris Nevala-Plagemann spent his first year at the University of Minnesota medical school trying to memorize for exams. On a month-long trip to India in August, his exams were replaced by actual, living patients. Pterygium...
September 6, 2012 - 1:44pm
August 30, 2012
Going the distance on the North Shore
Christopher Owen, Cassidy Olson and Adam Matthys completed an ambitious feat last weekend: crossing Lake Superior in kayaks from Port Wing, Wis.,...
August 30, 2012 - 2:20pm
August 23, 2012
The Angle to the Keys: the incredible journey of Daniel Alvarez.
In a Kayak Festival t-shirt and flip-flops, 31-year-old Daniel Alvarez looked like he could have been one of the many who took part in the paddling...
August 23, 2012 - 2:55pm
August 9, 2012
Best of Superior recognizes Lake County
Lake County dominated in a recent Best of Superior list. Lake Superior Magazine compiles the list annually. Sometimes, the best of are chosen by editors or staff. This year, readers made the call. The contest had various categories, such as best restaurant and best park, which were...
August 9, 2012 - 3:28pm
August 8, 2012
Eh? It's a plane!
A reader from Silver Bay asked the Eh? crew to find out what an Antonov AN-124 Ruslan cargo plane was doing in Duluth on Monday and Tuesday. The plane's flight track shows it left the Royal Air Force Station Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, England, on Monday and reached Duluth nearly...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Local B&B ranked sixth in the nation
The Northern Rail Traincar Bed and Breakfast in Two Harbors has won an award from popular travel website TripAdvisor. "[This B&B] offers travelers...
August 3, 2012 - 9:35am
July 29, 2012
My word! You can't call a creek an ethnic slur
Rather than repeat it, let's just call it an ethnic slur that rhymes with bagel. And even if it's self-applied, it's still derogatory. So it...
July 29, 2012 - 9:11am