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Conservation Officer David Schottenbauer (Silver Bay) worked angling and boating activity in the area. Weekend activity revolved around the small-game opener and the ATV activity that goes with it. CO ...

On Faith: How do I know for sure I’m right?

Recently, I was involved in a conversation with a good friend that I have known for many years. In our discussion, he was sharing his views on a particular subject ...

Lake County property taxes due Oct. 15

Lake County property taxes for the second half of 2018 are due Oct. 15. A dropbox is available in front of the Health and Human Services Building at 616 Third ...

New Two Harbors councilor takes office

Benjamin Redden was recently appointed to the Ward 2 seat of the Two Harbors City Council. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)
The Two Harbors City Council unanimously voted Monday, Sept. 10, to appoint Benjamin Redden to fill the recently vacated Ward 2 councilor seat. Redden was the lone applicant and is ...

Finland celebrates Booya Harvest Fest

Farmers displayed fresh harvest produce at the Finland Booya Harvest Fest on Saturday, Sept. 15. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)1 / 4
A pot of booya, a soup/stew. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)2 / 4
Casey Aro and Larry Koski play music for Booya Harvest Fest attendees Saturday, Sept. 15. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)3 / 4
Classic cars lined up on the lawn next to the Clair Nelson Community Center in Finland during the Booya Harvest Fest. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)4 / 4" alt="Laura Schuler tries on Finland Fire and Rescue gear while firefighter Chris Sinderman looks on.

Beargrease rerouted for 2019 race

Ryan Redington gives a thumb's up to fans at the start of the 2018 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in Two Harbors. The 2019 race will start at Billy’s Bar in Rice Lake and end at Grand Portage Lodge and Casino with a shortened distance of 300 miles. (2018 file / News Tribune)
The longest sled dog race in the Lower 48 will end in Grand Portage instead of the outskirts of Duluth next year, organizers announced Friday.
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Lake County Sheriff’s Report: Sept. 10-16

Monday, Sept. 10 Inmate Population: 12

Two Harbors Police Report: Sept. 10-16

Monday, Sept. 10

Legal Learning: When lawyers behave badly

James Manahan
“Lawyers Behaving Badly” was the headline of a recent article about the annual report of the Minnesota Office of Lawyer Professional Responsibility. Illegal and unethical behavior of lawyers is something ...

Highway 61 in Two Harbors reduced to single lane Sept. 24-27

Motorists traveling through Two Harbors on Minnesota Highway 61 at Sixth Street will be restricted to a single lane, one direction at a time, controlled by a temporary signal Monday, ...


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