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Lake County News Chronicle
UPDATE: 911 service restored in Lake County
Trial delayed in fatal North Shore crash
Hearing Tuesday for public market permitting ordinance proposal
Road closures in downtown Two Harbors
Runner dies during North Shore trail race
Mariners hand out athletic awards
Baseball: Agates win slugfest over Carlton
Track: Mariners' Russell grabs wins at two events
Bayside Chatter: Silver Bay girls go 2-1 over past week
Softball: Two Harbors loses two of three
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Bad facts make for bad policy
Consumers: Your legal rights with tax-related identity theft
Judge's View: Social media complicating integrity of legal system
On Faith: 'We are an imperfect church, made for imperfect people'
Starwatch: Saturn takes the lead in May
Donn Raymond Nelson
Gary Lee Phipps
Rita R. Svir
Bruce A. Highland, Jr.
Gary Lee Phipps
Salmon Classic returns to North Shore
Lake County Past: May 19
North Shore Library News: May 19
Lake County Past: May 12
North Shore Library News: May 12
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: May 19
DNR Report: May 12
DNR Report: May 5
DNR Report: April 28
Trail maintenance in the future at Gooseberry Falls
Legals: May 19
Legals: May 12
Legals: May 5
Legals: April 28
Legals: April 14
May 12, 2017
Guest Commentary: Children desperately need foster families now
Children in need of foster care come from all families, all areas of the state, all socioeconomic backgrounds. What they share in common are their struggles. Most have been abused or neglected; some are dependent on alcohol or drugs; some have mental health concerns; some have had...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00am
May 8, 2017
Nolan: Future of health care remains uncertain
What a travesty for our nation. President Donald Trump and House Republicans last week passed their American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). And by doing so, they delivered a simple and direct message to the American people:...
May 8, 2017 - 3:24pm
April 14, 2017
Guest Commentary: Education should be our priority
Recently, the House Republicans approved their education bill that underfunds our state's education needs and particularly hurts Greater Minnesota. Disguised as a technical change, the House Republicans changed the "compensatory revenue" formula which results in gutting education...
April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
January 6, 2017
Guest Commentary: Knife River's plans for Crusader II off to fast start
On Wednesday, Dec. 21, Knife River received a Christmas gift from the Lake County Historical Society which was the return of the 35 foot fish...
January 6, 2017 - 4:00am
November 4, 2016
Guest Commentary: Increasing opportunities for kids and families everywhere in our state
In September, more than 837,000 Minnesota students went back to school, including 65,000 kindergartners. For the third year, more than 99.6 percent of those kindergartners will attend school all-day, free of charge. And their parents can be certain their children are receiving the...
November 4, 2016 - 4:00am
April 22, 2016
Guest Commentary: Lake Country Power arrogant once again
Lake Country Power has a service territory that covers 10,872 square miles. It includes parts of Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis counties. Within that service area LCP has 48,487 active services. LCP has offices in Grand Rapids, Mountain Iron and...
April 22, 2016 - 4:00am
April 18, 2016
Guest Commentary: Failure is not an option with water quality
My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given or have...
April 18, 2016 - 2:36pm
April 8, 2016
Guest Comentary: April is sexual assault awareness month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year's campaign focuses on ways that individuals, communities, and the private sector can help prevent sexual violence. Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men are victims of sexual assault, but all of us are impacted by sexual...
April 8, 2016 - 4:00am
March 25, 2016
Guest Commentary: Why a Vietnam commemoration
I don't often feel compelled to write guest commentaries, but I decided to suspend any personal inhibitions to put some thoughts to paper regarding Vietnam War commemorations. Or should it be called The Second Indochina War? Or something else?
March 25, 2016 - 4:00am
February 26, 2016
County Commissioners, APEX double-down on data center plans
It had been a while since I had any news about the Lake County data center, so when I learned it would be a topic of discussion at the upcoming Lake County Committee of Whole meeting, I had to attend. APEX president and CEO Brian Hanson was a few minutes late for the 6 p.m. meeting...
February 26, 2016 - 4:00am
February 12, 2016
Guest Commentary: Younger veterans
Shortly after our Commander Bill Johnson of the 10th District American Legion of Minnesota was elected last spring, he called me and told me that he had a special project for me. He wanted me to head an Ad Hoc Committee on Younger Veterans. To find out what they wanted out of a veteran's...
February 12, 2016 - 4:00am
January 22, 2016
Guest Commentary: A two-state solution
Division of space is a concept in use everyday. In order to have operations run smoothly and cause less peril, dividing space so each side of the conflict can conduct operations in their own manner often helps solve the problem. In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a similar division...
January 22, 2016 - 4:00am
January 15, 2016
Guest Commentary: It's OK to get help
There are a small handful of reasons most people come to psychotherapy. Depression and anxiety are the two primary culprits. Depression is sneaky. You might have a bad day and pass it off as "just one of those days." Then you have a bunch of bad days in a row and pass it off as bad...
January 15, 2016 - 4:00am
December 24, 2015
Ask a Trooper: What to do if involved in a crash
Question: What should a person do if they are involved in a crash? Answer: Each crash is different and the person involved must evaluate the incident and decide on the best course of action to minimize the risk they place themselves and others in. If it's not an injury or serious...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
Adventures in Early Childhood: Embracing winter break
Merry Christmas, everyone! The day children around the world have been waiting for has finally arrived, and I'm sure every child's anticipation has been through the roof in the days leading up to Christmas. They can finally open those gifts under the tree and wake up to see what Santa...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am