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Lake County News Chronicle
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Aug. 26
Two Harbors Police Report: Aug. 26
Radio Activity: Archivist's ambitious undertaking
MnDOT presents plan for bike route through Lake County
Experienced volleyball squad returns for Mariners
Swim team looks to rebuild after graduation losses
Offense is key to Agates' success
Experience not lacking for Two Harbors football
Bayside Chatter: Mariners look to rebuild after losing seven starters
baseball and softball
Letter: A life-changing volunteer opportunity
Legal Learning: Age discrimination illegal, but still present
On Faith: Making time for the Sabbath day
Judge's View: Smartphones can lead to dumb acts behind the wheel
Ask a Trooper: Minimum size for a steering wheel
ROBERT (Freeman) BENGTSSON
BRUCE A. ESKOLA
MARY (CHAUNCY) OPSAHL
A Lake County weekend busy with events
North Shore Library News: Aug. 26
Lake County Past: Aug. 26
North Shore Library News: Aug. 19
Lake County Past: Aug. 19
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Aug. 26
Minnesota wolf population stable
DNR Report: Aug. 19
DNR Report: Aug. 12
Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Legals: Aug. 19
Legals: Aug. 12
Legals: Aug. 5
Legals: July 29
Legals: July 22
August 19, 2016
Local election filing period ends
The last round of election filings for local positions around Lake County ended Tuesday. Silver Bay, Beaver Bay, Crystal Bay Township, Beaver Bay Township and Lake Superior School District had filing periods end on Tuesday. In Silver Bay, Scott Johnson is the only one currently running...
August 19, 2016 - 4:00am
August 12, 2016
New Beaver Bay festival combines music and history
The oldest community on Lake Superior's North Shore is getting its own festival this summer. Beaver Bay will host the first ever Rhythm and Roots...
August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
August 10, 2016
UPDATE: Flash flood warning extend for Silver Bay and Beaver Bay
The National Weather Service has extended a flash flood warning for Silver Bay and Beaver Bay areas until 2 a.m. Thursday. As of 7:30 p.m., weather spotters reported up to 3 inches of rain in the warning area — with additional rainfall of 2 inches possible this evening. The torrential...
August 10, 2016 - 8:13pm
March 18, 2016
Nolan schedules 'Congress Comes to You' meetings
Congressman Rick Nolan announced this week that his staff will have a pair of "Congress Comes to You" meetings Tuesday in Lake County. The meetings will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the Lake County Law Enforcement Center in Two Harbors and from 1-2 p.m. in the Beaver Bay City Hall....
March 18, 2016 - 4:00am
Superior Hiking Trail changes route north of Beaver River
The Superior Hiking Trail recently completed a route change to the section between Beaver Bay and Silver Bay where the trail distance is shortened by nearly a third of a mile and travels through land owned by North Shore Mining. The trail previously turned north from the Beaver...
September 18, 2015 - 9:23am
September 4, 2015
Beaver Bay community leaders form non-profit to promote area
When Carol and Leah Krynski along with Kathy Swendsen jokingly spoke of having a music and food festival in Beaver Bay they had no idea that it would turn into a reality. The dream did turn into a reality when the trio formed a non-profit organization now known as the Beaver Bay...
September 4, 2015 - 11:57am
July 10, 2015
Beaver Bay trailhead rest stop grand opening slated for Saturday
After nearly a year since its groundbreaking, the Beaver Bay Trailhead rest stop will be open for use on Saturday. At 9 am representatives...
July 10, 2015 - 4:10pm
June 12, 2015
Rep. Nolan's staff to visit the area
On June 18, a member of Rep. Rick Nolan's staff will visit Beaver Bay for a "Congress comes to You" meeting. Mark Privratsky, field and constituent services representative in Nolan's Duluth office, will be at the Beaver Bay Community Center, 711 MacDonald Ave., Beaver Bay, 3-4...
June 12, 2015 - 11:21am
April 24, 2015
Bay Cities Councils: UFOs in Silver Bay?
Silver Bay Mayor Scott Johnson reported that he had received several reports of UFO sightings over the city. After receiving several calls from concerned citizens, Johnson contacted the Minnesota National Air Guard in Duluth inquiring as to possible training exercises.
April 24, 2015 - 11:45am
March 20, 2015
Beaver Bay Mayor Kent Shamblin resigns
At the regular meeting of the Beaver Bay City Council this week, Mayor Kent Shamblin announced he will be stepping down from office. Shamblin informed the council he is in need of medical help and can no longer serve out his term. The resignation was effective immediately. Shamblin...
March 20, 2015 - 11:56am
Bay cities council reports
Beaver Bay The City of Beaver Bay will be seeking funding to assist in deferring the cost of maintenance for the new Trail Head Rest Stop, which will be opening this spring. The city will be looking into options with the State of Minnesota or Lake County. The city will be seeking...
February 20, 2015 - 9:44am
February 6, 2015
Bay city council reports
Silver Bay On Feb. 2, the Silver Bay City Council announced the Lake County Board of Appeal and Equalization will be at the County Office in the Mary MacDonald building on April 16 from 9-11 a.m. Residents who wish to dispute property valuations may bring their concerns before...
February 6, 2015 - 11:26am
City of Beaver Bay employees no longer union
As of the beginning of January, City of Beaver Bay employees are no longer represented by a union. In December, certain employees filed a petition with the State of Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services raising concerns or questions as to the majority status of the group concerning...
February 6, 2015 - 11:20am
January 23, 2015
Bay cities council news
Silver Bay gets grant extension for water system On Tuesday, the Silver Bay City Council held their regular meeting and announced that the Lake County Board of Commissioners would hold its committee of the whole meeting in the Silver Bay Council Chambers on April 21 at 6 p.m. The...
January 23, 2015 - 12:12pm
January 2, 2015
Craft beer enthusiasts head north to Beaver Bay
The Green Door in Beaver Bay is making a name for itself by stocking lots of local, craft beers.
January 2, 2015 - 11:42am