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Knife River's hidden gem
Lake County Sheriff's Report: July 21
Student News: July 14
Dixie makes a comeback
Silver Bay City Council: Grant application for wastewater project approved
Despite setbacks, student wouldn't trade sports 'for the world'
Legion Baseball: Rivals fall short in first playoff game
Legion Baseball: Rivals fall twice
Legion Baseball: Best strikes out 13 in Rivals win
WKHS trap team competes at state
baseball and softball
Home for the Summer: Thoughts of Halloween a couple months early
Letter: Big copper and Rick Nolan team unacceptable
Ask a Trooper: What should I do if pet is left alone in hot car?
Guest Commentary: Lake Connections a failed broadband effort
Ask a Trooper: Rules for tinted windows
Carol M. Giacomini
Joyce Evenna Sanford
Darlene Kay Tanski (Nachtmann)
Arthur Andrew Beebe
Two Harbors City Band Concert Program: July 27
Two Harbors Kayak Festival celebrates 20 years
Locals do well in Bay to Bay run, walk
A different kind of volunteer
North Shore Library News: July 21
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: July 21
DNR Report: July 14
DNR Report: July 7
Minnesota residents can fish in state parks without a license
DNR Report: June 30
Legals: July 14
Legals: July 7
Legals: June 30
Legals: June 23
Legals: June 16
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