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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 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
home and garden/News
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Heavy snow expected west, south of Twin Ports
A major winter snowstorm is already pummeling North Dakota and western Minnesota and is expected to make its mark on the Northland overnight. Snow...
March 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
March 3, 2013
Winter storm watch issued for Twin Ports, Two Harbors, Cloquet
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Twin Ports and points south and west for the possibility of more than a half-foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon. The Northland will be on the north side of a storm system moving from the Dakotas southeast toward...
March 3, 2013 - 2:21pm
March 2, 2013
Eh? Owl collection
As we've reported several times, the Northland is seeing an influx of owls from Canada this winter. They've moved south in search of food, such as mice and voles. While many owls are finding good pickings in our area, some owls, inevitably, will perish here. But some good may come...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
November 28, 2012
Michaud's hat trick paces Cloquet-Esko-Carlton over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl
Westin Michaud scored all three Cloquet-Esko-Carlton goals as the Lumberjacks opened the high school boys hockey season with a 3-0 nonconference victory over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl on Tuesday night at Miners Memorial Building in Virginia. Michaud scored with 20 seconds remaining...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Call for free ride to polls on Tuesday
Arrowhead Transit is offering rides to polling places across the Northland on Tuesday, Election Day. A free ride during the hours listed can be obtained by calling the "Dial-A-Ride" phone numbers in the city nearest to you. Cloquet: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; 879-9742 Floodwood: 10 a.m.-noon;...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal.
News/home and garden
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
October 24, 2012
Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday
Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Duluth reports that warm, humid, unstable air...
October 24, 2012 - 6:50am
August 28, 2012
Section 7AA volleyball preview: Esko's path more difficult
The list of Section 7AA contenders always is deep, but over the majority of the past decade only Esko and Hibbing have succeeded in representing the section at the state tournament. This might be the best chance for a third team to crash the party. Two-time defending champion Esko...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Embarrass, Iron Range flirt with frost; low temps in Northland
It was the coolest morning in months across parts of the Northland as temperatures dipped down into the 30s in some areas at sunrise today, including 33 in Embarrass, 34 in Bigfork and 35 at the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. Unofficial lows also included 36 at Hayward and Crane Lake,...
August 17, 2012 - 7:43am
June 28, 2012
Ridgeview names director of golf
Aaron Anderson of Duluth has been named director of golf at Ridgeview Country Club after working the past four years at the course as a golf professional and superintendent. He previously worked at LaQuinta (Calif.) Resort & Club and Avondale Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., as...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota Power says dam system 'designed to handle this kind of flood and more'
Minnesota Power's system of reservoirs and dams along the St. Louis River leading into the Twin Ports is holding well despite massive amounts of water pouring through, officials said this afternoon. Utility officials say there are no problems with any of the four dams along the lower...
June 20, 2012 - 2:27pm
June 8, 2012
Holy trout, that's a big one
Jim Bahen of Cloquet had no intention of releasing the huge lake trout. An avid Kamloops rainbow trout angler, Bahen knows those big lake trout...
June 8, 2012 - 2:21pm