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Lake County News Chronicle
Habitat for Humanity raises its profile in Two Harbors
Two Harbors City Council tables Charter changes
Alleys in CIP debated
Firm to perform 3D scan of highway garage
LSSD sets 2018 levy
Football: Agates hope to rebound against Pine City
Horseshoes: Two Harbors resident a ringer at state tournament
Cross Country: Paron, Storm in midseason form
Swimming: Overby, Thomasen pick up two wins each
Soccer: Two Harbors offense comes up short
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Supreme Court weighs in on North Carolina law
On Faith: Learning to Grieve Part 2: The importance of grieving
Climate Column: Do we have it in us to respond proactively
Judge's View: The controversy of pardons
Ask a Trooper: Screens should not be visible to drivers
Donald Martin Severson
20/20 Art Tour provides glimpse of artists' spaces
Lake County Past: Sept. 15
North Shore Library News: Sept. 15
Run to raise funds for observation platform
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Sept. 15
DNR Report: Sept. 8
DNR Report: Sept. 1
DNR report: Aug. 25
DNR Report: Aug. 18
Classifieds: Sept. 1
Classifieds: Aug. 25
Classifieds: Aug. 18
Classifieds: Aug. 11
Legal: Aug. 4
June 30, 2017
Ely canoe outfitter shut down by IRS
Ely's oldest operating canoe-outfitting business has been shut down by the Internal Revenue Service for nonpayment of taxes, with equipment and canoes apparently seized by the government. An IRS notice on the door of Wilderness Outfitters notifies potential customers of the closure...
June 30, 2017 - 4:00am
June 9, 2017
Boundary Waters advocates present to County Board
The Lake County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation about the potential dangers of the proposed Twin Metals project during its board meeting Tuesday in Two Harbors.
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
Pow Wow Trail reopens after 6 years
Nearly six years after a devastating fire caused thousands of tree falls, a portion of the Pow Wow Trail in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
March 31, 2017
Two Harbors man to spend month in BWCAW
Last summer, brutal wind storms ripped across northeastern Minnesota uprooting trees and knocking out power from Duluth to Ely, and devastating...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
March 17, 2017
Duluth hearing draws supporters, critics of proposed ban near BWCAW
The federal agencies responsible for a proposed mining ban near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness got an earful Thursday from supporters...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am
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
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
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
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