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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors preliminary levy set at 8 percent increase
Clover Valley School to be torn down
Silver Bay students, businesses lay turf for new baseball field
Biz Buzz: Vanilla Bean hires new executive chef
County defers broadband loan payments
Two Harbors volleyball tallies four wins
Mariners lose big at home
Soccer loses six games in a row
Agates swim well at Soderlind Invite
Paron finishes second at Milaca Mega Meet
baseball and softball
Belief Matters: We all have a God, no matter what we believe
Climate Column: We must engage with each other
Editorial: Forum an opportunity to become informed
Ask a Trooper: Use of center turn lane
Ask a Trooper: Selling a vehicle without a visible VIN
RICHARD M. SARTELL
DAVID JOHN MICKELSON
SYLVIA E. KUCHTA
ROBERT A. JOHNSON
BARBARA ANN "Barb" KARDA
Last farmer's market of the 2016 season
North Shore Library News: Sept. 30
Lake County Past: Sept.30
Radio Activity: DJ's northern home for southern crossroads
An enticing moon
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Sept. 30
DNR Report: Sept. 23
Learn to prune trees, shrubs
DNR Report: Sept. 16
An 'opportunity of a lifetime'
Legals: Sept. 30
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
Legals: Sept. 2
Legals: Aug. 26
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
December 11, 2011
The week Lake County almost went nuclear
The best thing about finding references in the Lake County News-Chronicle to my brief tenure as editor there a generation ago is that I'm not in the obituaries. But almost. My stories are in the "Lake County Past" column for 25 years ago. "The Lake County Board agreed Thursday to...
December 11, 2011 - 12:00am
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 30, 2011
There's no trick, only treat in faith
In case you don't already know the origin of Halloween, here's how it came to be. During the Middle or Dark Ages, many people believed that a lord of death sent evil spirits into animals to play terrible tricks on people. To frighten the spirits away, they wore scary disguises, built...
October 30, 2011 - 12:43pm
October 29, 2011
November may be chilly, but both morning and evening skies have shows worth a trip outside. Early risers can watch Mars as it moves in on Regulus, the brightest star in Leo, and makes its closest approach on the 11th. The period of best visibility begins about 1 a.m., when reddish...
October 29, 2011 - 12:37pm
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