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Lake County News Chronicle
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Chalk.a.Lot brings the kid out in everyone
Blood donors needed in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: July 22
Summer girls basketball league works through successful season
Rivals top Proctor, fall to Ely
Bay to Bay 10K crowns winner
Two Harbors soccer girls head to Schwan's Cup
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League: Week 7
Rivals take win over West Duluth
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Gun laws and ducks
Home for the Summer: Little critters make themselves at home
Climate Column: The debate is heating up
Ask a Trooper: Law regarding railroad crossings
Ask a Trooper: License plates in Minnesota
RAYMOND JOSEPH WIDEN
JEREMY TODD STEVENS
EVE L. THOMPSON
BARBARA ANNE "BOBBY" SMITH
MICHAEL "BONSIE" GROSSKURTH
Lake County Past: July 15
Bay Days celebration takes over Silver Bay
Something for everyone at Heritage Days
Two Harbors City Band program: July 21
Annual Chalk.a.Lot Festival returns for fifth year
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: July 22
DNR Report: July 15
DNR Report: July 8
DNR Report: July 1
Legals: July 22
Legals: July 15
Legals: July 8
Legals: July 1
Legals: June 24
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