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Lake County News Chronicle
Beargrease kids' race canceled; cutest puppy contest to be held as scheduled
Donations come in to help Two Harbors couple
Socially Active Seniors gets new director
Silver Bay Council approves resignation
Public gives input on transient dock project
Two Harbors girls dominate Silver Bay
Mariner boys rock Agates
Bayside Chatter: Storm girls drop 2, win 1
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Lake County Rescue Squad deserves applause
Ask a Trooper: Blowing snow into the street
On Faith: Jesus' Sermon on the Mount
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
GERTRUDE "Gerry" BAUMANN
DANIEL "LEE" GUALTIERI
ROGER A. BJORK
North Shore man enjoys 'monkey business' of astrophotography
North Shore Library News: Jan. 20
Lake County Past: Jan. 20
Violence prevention training offered
Humane society donation
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Jan. 20
DNR Report: Jan. 13
DNR Report: Jan. 6
DNR Report: Dec. 30
DNR Report: Dec. 16
Legals: Jan. 20
Legals: Jan. 13
Legals: Jan. 6
Legals: Dec. 30
Legals: Dec. 23
November 8, 2016
Authorities searching for missing Duluth man in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Authorities searching for a missing Duluth man in the eastern Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness located a partially submerged canoe and other items believed to have belonged to the man, authorities reported Tuesday. The Cook County Sheriff's Office was notified at about 3 p.m....
November 8, 2016 - 3:31pm
October 17, 2016
Missing since 2004, MN student hasn't been forgotten
MORRIS, Minn. — Nathaniel Williams left Morris in late September 2004. His friends and family never saw him again. When the remains of Jacob...
October 17, 2016 - 12:25pm
September 16, 2016
DNR Report: Sept. 16
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely 1) spent the week patrolling in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness around Lake Agnes. The boundary waters had a lot of activity and fishing reports were generally good, with most people checked reporting...
September 16, 2016 - 4:00am
July 29, 2016
DNR Report: July 29
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Anthony Bermel (Babbitt) instructed at the Conservation Officer Academy on small and big game laws and night hunting. A bad storm brought many trees down, and portages in the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness will likely take...
July 29, 2016 - 4:00am
Lake County to seek disaster relief: Damage to exceed $80K
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday afternoon declaring a local state of emergency in wake of the July 21 storm. Board Chair Rich Sve approved a declaration of emergency Saturday for three days and the board extended that declaration for 30 days at...
July 29, 2016 - 4:00am
July 1, 2016
Volunteers help owners of Stony River cafe
Over the weekend of June 18-19, Boundary Waters Advisory Committee volunteers led by Doug Rude, retired 3M employee and BWAC 2015 Volunteer of...
July 1, 2016 - 4:00am
August 7, 2015
Ely man avoids prison sentence in BWCAW snowmobile chase
Barney Lakner will not return to prison after the judge had a change of heart during his sentencing on Monday. Lakner, 45, was ordered to...
August 7, 2015 - 12:50pm
July 17, 2015
DNR Report: July 17
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) and other first responders from St. Louis and Lake counties responded to an emergency call inside the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness involving a canoeist who was trapped in his mangled canoe inside...
July 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
June 18, 2015
Jury finds Ely man guilty of Boundary Waters snowmobile chase
Barney Lakner made a split-second decision when he encountered three conservation officers while illegally snowmobiling in the Boundary Waters...
June 18, 2015 - 9:12pm
June 15, 2015
Co-defendant testifies in BWCAW chase suspect's trial
Before departing on a snowmobile joyride through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last year, Barney Lakner gave his friend a word of...
June 15, 2015 - 1:06pm
June 5, 2015
Ely man faces trial for snowmobile chase through Boundary Waters
The ringleader of a group that terrorized campers on Basswood Lake in 2007 will face trial next week for allegedly leading officers on a high-speed...
June 5, 2015 - 2:34pm
March 26, 2015
Babbitt man sentenced for snowmobile chase through Boundary Waters
A Babbitt man will spend a month in jail and three years on probation in connection with a high-speed snowmobile chase through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in 2014. Edward Zupancich, 27, was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in February of fleeing an officer...
March 26, 2015 - 10:35pm
August 9, 2013
Colorado man dies after diving in BWCAW lake
A 29-year-old Colorado man dove from a popular cliff-diving spot in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Wednesday and never surfaced. Emergency...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
Fire in BWCAW burns on
The Pagami Creek Fire's one year anniversary has brought another battle with flames to the Boundary Waters. The Cummings Lake fire near Ely was reported Sunday afternoon. Its size has varied from 20-50 acres since then, with fire fighters cutting trees and digging a line around...
September 6, 2012 - 1:23pm
June 1, 2012
Report details fire crews' use of emergency shelters when overtaken by Minnesota wildfire
Forest Service crews working to warn Boundary Waters campers to leave the area made the right decision when they deployed their fire shelters...
June 1, 2012 - 7:07am