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Obituary Information and Guidelines

Contact Times
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Contact us for Holiday deadlines
Deadline is 12pm Wednesday

Contact Information
Phone: (218) 834-2141

We request that notices of death come from an official source, such as a funeral home. If provided by a friend or family member, we do require the name of the funeral home or crematorium handling arrangements. Only one notice will be published at no charge for the deceased living in or formerly from our circulation area. Please be sure to include the name of the deceased, date of birth, age, city of residence, when and where he or she died, and the name and city of the funeral home handling the arrangements.

Paid Obituaries
All obituaries are paid advertisements. The charge for obituaries is $15 per column inch and will print in the Lake County News Chronicle and also be posted on the Lake County News Chronicle website. The minimum charge for any obituary is $75. Only photos of the deceased are allowed in an obituary. Obituaries must be prepaid, charged to a credit card or billed to a funeral home. Obituaries can run an additional time at 50 percent off (within a seven-day period).