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Lake County News Chronicle
Chalk.a.Lot brings the kid out in everyone
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Blood donors needed in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: July 22
Summer girls basketball league works through successful season
Bay to Bay 10K crowns winner
Rivals top Proctor, fall to Ely
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
JEREMY TODD STEVENS
EVE L. THOMPSON
BARBARA ANNE "BOBBY" SMITH
MICHAEL "BONSIE" GROSSKURTH
LAWRENCE W. "Nick" LEE
Bay Days celebration takes over Silver Bay
Lake County Past: July 15
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
July 22, 2016
Silver Bay prepares for Lake Connections service
The Silver Bay City Council approved more than $8,000 in improvements and upgrades to the electrical and city network in anticipation of the transition to Lake Connections phone and internet service at its meeting Monday evening.
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
July 15, 2016
County auditor meets with Lake Connections
Lake County auditor Linda Libal reported to the Board of Commissioners during the board's Tuesday meeting in Two Harbors on a meeting between her office and Lake Connections focusing on reconciling the county's accounting books with the county-owned Internet service provider.
July 15, 2016 - 4:00am
July 8, 2016
Silver Bay approves Lake Connections contract
The Silver Bay City Council unanimously approved a contract for Lake Connections to provide broadband and phone service to city buildings. The contract was tabled last week because of confusion over Lake Communications Inc. providing the phone service and stipulations in the contract. LCI...
July 8, 2016 - 4:00am
July 1, 2016
County tables independent broadband audit
The Lake County Board of Commissioners voted to table a resolution to hire an independent accounting firm to conduct an audit of Lake Connections and establish a procedure to reconcile Lake Connections' accounting system with those of the Lake County auditor's office.
July 1, 2016 - 4:00am
June 24, 2016
Board split over broadband spending
During its meeting last week, the Lake County Board of Commissioners approved nearly $300,000 in new expenditures for Lake Connections to add a third crew this summer to connect customers to its broadband network. However, in a rare split vote, Commissioners Brad Jones and Jeremy...
June 24, 2016 - 4:00am
May 6, 2016
County gets data center update
The Lake County Board of Commissioners got an update on the contract activity for the marketing services and costs for the proposed data center in Alden Township from APEX president and CEO Brian Hanson. Lake County and Cooperative Light and Power in Two Harbors have been paying...
May 6, 2016 - 4:00am
April 29, 2016
Second public hearing set for broadband bond
The Lake County Board of Commissioners set a another public hearing for a general obligation bond the county is considering to fund the completion of its broadband network Lake Connections. The board held a public hearing two weeks ago, giving the public a chance to make its opinion...
April 29, 2016 - 4:00am
April 15, 2016
County Board discusses abatement bond for broadband
The Lake County Board of Commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday for residents to make their opinions heard on a $6.5 million general obligation tax abatement bond that will fund the completion of its broadband network Lake Connections. Ninety-eight percent of the broadband project...
April 15, 2016 - 4:00am
March 11, 2016
Sve named to broadband strategy board
Lake County Board of Commissioners chairman Rich Sve was named to the Blandin Foundation’s Broadband Initiative Strategy Board which oversees...
March 11, 2016 - 4:00am
February 26, 2016
Lake County to partner with AEOA for Finland revitalization
The Lake County Board of Commissioners adopted a trio of resolutions to partner with the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency to apply for a Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Small Cities Development Program grant that would benefit the area of Finland....
February 26, 2016 - 4:00am
January 8, 2016
Silver Bay waiting for quote from Lake Connections
The city of Silver Bay has been waiting for months now on Lake Connections, Lake County's broadband project, to provide a quote for hooking City Hall and other city-owned buildings up to the fiber optic network. City administrator Lana Fralich spoke with Lake Connections late last...
January 8, 2016 - 4:00am
December 24, 2015
County approves resolution to capture bond funding for broadband
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution at its yearend meeting to allow it to capture bond funding for expenditures made in 2016 to complete its broadband network, dubbed Lake Connections, and continue funding connections of eligible residents' homes to the network,...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
November 20, 2015
County to continue funding broadband drops
The Lake County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an extension of the county's policy to foot the bill for hooking county residents...
November 20, 2015 - 1:26am
March 27, 2015
Lake Connections project consultant passes away
Gene South, a project consultant for Lake County's broadband network Lake Connections, passed away last week in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 67. South was the CEO and general manager for a telephone company in Annandale, Minn., for 17 years before being hired in 2011 with Jeff Roiland...
March 27, 2015 - 12:09pm
March 20, 2015
Open house for broadband project
An open house will be hosted at the Lake Connections headquarters Saturday for residents that want to learn about the county's broadband project or are interested in signing up for service. The open house is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Connections headquarters, 409 17th Ave., Two...
March 20, 2015 - 11:57am