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Lake County News Chronicle
Police proposal gets hairy: Silver Bay Council approves grooming guidelines
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Oct. 20
Two Harbors Police Report: Oct. 20
Public input sought on waterfront redevelopment
Community invited to hearings on sidewalk assessments, charter changes
Volleyball: Mariners lose to Ely, NE Range
Swimming: Larson clinches two firsts at North-South meet
Football: Agates rout Eveleth-Gilbert
Football: Silver Bay runs over Northeast Range
Soccer: Agates' season ends in loss to Esko
baseball and softball
Your Legal Rights: Reporting abuse of vulnerable adults
Legal Learning: Sentencing guidelines limit judge's discretion
On Faith: Faith in real life, hope in action
Letter: USFS environmental impact statement is essential
Ask a Trooper: Registering for a disability certificate or plates
Kenneth C. Larson
Robert Frank Olson
Vicky Lynn Johnson
Mabel S. Hoseth
Joanne E. Sansom
Lake County Past: Oct. 20
North Shore Library News: Oct. 20
Community luncheon for diabetes patients and caretakers
Town hall meeting to combat mental illness stigma
North Shore Library News: Oct. 13
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Oct. 20
DNR Report: Oct. 13
DNR Report: Oct. 6
DNR Report: Sept. 29
Hunter has harrowing encounter with wolves near Isabella
January 5, 2015
Christmas poem: The little gift box
The annual Christmas poem written by Larry Sandretsky, Sr., of Normanna Township.
January 5, 2015 - 3:39pm
January 2, 2015
Gert's Dirt: Please do not refrigerate
It is tempting to put everything in the refrigerator — we think of it as a preservation box. However, there are some items that should never be placed in the fridge, and others that can be refrigerated but will be fine in the pantry, too. — Bread: Storing bread...
January 2, 2015 - 10:20am
June 18, 2013
Looking back while racing toward retirement
Jerry Nason covered the Boston Marathon for the Boston Globe for 50 straight years. He finished that singular streak while in retirement in...
June 18, 2013 - 12:00am
October 21, 2012
In Two Harbors, a pronounced difference between candidates
The candidates' debate at the Two Harbors Community Center on Thursday night was a model of democracy: friendly, informative and well-attended, with easily 2 percent of the town's 3,700 population showing up, and enough pumpkin bars from Louise's for all. As a co-moderator, with...
October 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
Un-Fair Campaign opponent had unusual start in life
When Phil Pierson's name first emerged as the leader of the effort opposing the Un-Fair Campaign, Georgia Swing did a double-take. Now the News...
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
My word! You can't call a creek an ethnic slur
Rather than repeat it, let's just call it an ethnic slur that rhymes with bagel. And even if it's self-applied, it's still derogatory. So it...
July 29, 2012 - 9:11am
But can he play? Yes, yes he can
The message sounded too good to be true. As president of the Duluth Amateur Soccer League, it's common for me to receive e-mails from people new to the area looking to join a team. But I'd never read one like the message Matt McCune sent me three summers ago. My adult-league team...
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
On Faith column: Dreaming is good for you
The months of summer fall into the church season of Pentecost. The season continues from the summer through November. We began the Pentecost season with a celebration of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday, which fell on May 27 this year.
June 17, 2012 - 6:58am
June 3, 2012
On Faith column: Replace conflict with peace
One of life's great challenges is the inability to peacefully resolve conflicts. We criticize others for their inability to deal with conflicts, yet we critics are sometimes no better at resolving our own conflicts. We withhold forgiveness, don't listen, gossip, and slander. Even...
June 3, 2012 - 6:36am
May 20, 2012
On Faith: Response to tragedy shows spiritual wholeness in Two Harbors
This month witnessed the unspeakably tragic death of a young, talented and vivacious girl. Katie was a sophomore at Two Harbors High School. She and her family moved here from Willmar last fall. An outpouring of grief from the entire community of Two Harbors spontaneously arose...
May 20, 2012 - 7:25am
May 18, 2012
Fantastic opportunities, change won't shake commitment to newspaper
The young journalist had only been at the News-Chronicle* a few months when word came of a fantastic opportunity. It was a fellowship -- an educational experience where they pay you to learn -- and a highly prestigious one at that, with top-credentialed applicants from across the...
May 18, 2012 - 12:46pm
April 26, 2012
Goodbye, Lake County
Well, Lake County friends, this is a goodbye. After the newspaper you hold in your hands is printed, I no longer will be the editor of the Lake...
April 26, 2012 - 2:43pm
November 27, 2011
When the mugshot tells the story, and when it does not
In the pictures, one of the men is wearing a suit. He's clean-shaven and carries a self-assured smile. The other has a heavy beard that could...
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
October 18, 2011
Being bad might provide Luck to Vikings
Congratulations, Minnesota Vikings. By virtue of your lowly 1-5 record following a blowout loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, you now...
October 18, 2011 - 12:00am
October 4, 2011
Rick Lubbers: Duluth would go Wild today, if team gave us the chance
Hello Minnesota Wild players and coaches. Welcome to Duluth. We trust you've enjoyed your first day of practice at the luxurious Amsoil Arena....
October 4, 2011 - 12:20am