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Lake County News Chronicle
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Chalk.a.Lot brings the kid out in everyone
Blood donors needed in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: July 22
Summer girls basketball league works through successful season
Rivals top Proctor, fall to Ely
Bay to Bay 10K crowns winner
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
RAYMOND JOSEPH WIDEN
JEREMY TODD STEVENS
EVE L. THOMPSON
BARBARA ANNE "BOBBY" SMITH
MICHAEL "BONSIE" GROSSKURTH
Lake County Past: July 15
Bay Days celebration takes over Silver Bay
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 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
May 18, 2012
Polymet promises 'foolproof' pollution control at proposed mine
An executive from Polymet Mining said his company's proposed copper-nickel mine near Aurora would not result in acidic water contaminating the watershed, calling the runoff treatment plan "foolproof." "Yes, I do," Polymet vice president Brad Moore said at the Lake County Board meeting...
May 18, 2012 - 12:28pm
February 29, 2012
DNR Report: March 2
Reports filed Sundays by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers. Lake County Brad Johnson (Silver Bay) checked anglers and snowmobilers. Sled activity was up with the recent snow. Responded to a complaint of illegal burning in Finland. Enforcement action...
February 29, 2012 - 5:02pm
December 16, 2011
Bill will order BWCAW land exchange
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-North Branch, said last Friday he will introduce legislation ordering the U.S.
December 16, 2011 - 11:52am
October 13, 2011
BWCAW to end lottery system for permits
The U.S. Forest Service plans to eliminate the lottery system it has used for many years to issue permits to some Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness campers. Instead, canoe campers using the popular wilderness area will apply online or by telephone for permits on a first-come,...
October 13, 2011 - 12:21pm
October 6, 2011
Appeal filed in BWCAW cell tower case
AT&T Mobility has appealed a district court judge's decision barring it from building a 450-foot lighted cell phone tower along Fernberg Road in Lake County that would be visible from portions of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the notice of appeal it filed Sept.
October 6, 2011 - 8:00am