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Lake County News Chronicle
Scholarships available to student musicians
Student arrested for threat against William Kelley School
Two Harbors junior earns prestigious leadership award
Lake County Court Report: Feb. 9-March 6
MnDOT changes Highway 61 timeline in response to concerns
DNR Report: March 18
Two Harbors Curling Club League Results: March 8
Boys basketball: Foul trouble dooms Mariners
Duluth Warriors skate for veterans in Silver Bay
DNR Report: March 9
baseball and softball
Ask a Trooper: Friend has suspended license; can I drive her car?
On Faith: The time has come to set aside differences
Judge's View: Youth movement deserves credit
Legal Learning: 'The Post' should be required reading
Ask a Trooper: How long can trains block railroad crossings?
Richard Joseph Grupe
Ronald "Grub" Anderson
Jean D. Sullivan
Dorothy Helen Puent
Lake County Past: March 17
North Shore Library News: March 17
Miss Pre-Teen Lake County seeks applicants
Food shelf donations matched in March
Finland to celebrate St. Urho
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: March 18
DNR Report: March 9
DNR Report: March 5
North Shore sees coho salmon earlier than usual
DNR Report: Feb. 24
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
December 28, 2017
Emergency federal funds available to local agencies
Lake and Cook counties were awarded $5,600 federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
December 28, 2017 - 3:32pm
December 1, 2017
Local credit union takes aim at hunger
A few years ago, North Shore Federal Credit Union (NSFCU) President Mark Summers approached former Cook County School District Beth Schwartz about the credit union making a donation to purchase school supplies for students in need.
December 1, 2017 - 6:47pm
November 22, 2017
Tofte church receives threats
The Cook County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help after threatening notes against a pastor and his family were left at a Tofte church.
November 22, 2017 - 2:46pm
November 20, 2017
Hockey: Roy, Nordean to help lead Storm boys
The North Shore Storm boys are looking to have even a stronger season this year with the help of their top returning scorer and experienced returning...
November 20, 2017 - 5:30am
November 16, 2017
Hockey: Storm girls lose first game
The North Shore Storm girls lost their first game of the season 3-6 to the Moose Lake Area Rebels on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Lake County Arena in Two Harbors.
November 16, 2017 - 2:25pm
September 1, 2017
After crews work all night, Highway 61 reopens near Taconite Harbor
Minnesota Highway 61 reopened to traffic at Taconite Harbor at about noon Friday, after an all-night effort to remove a railroad overpass that...
September 1, 2017 - 5:58pm
New Lutsen spa offers locals, tourists ways to relax
North Shore residents, tourists and even area hikers can visit a new business when they need a break from daily life, have some sore muscles...
September 1, 2017 - 4:00am
August 31, 2017
Crews racing to remove damaged bridge, reopen Highway 61 on North Shore
Demolition crews were slated to work all night and into Friday morning to reopen Minnesota Highway 61 near Taconite Harbor after a truck struck...
August 31, 2017 - 6:46pm
August 10, 2017
Family of victim speaks out at sentencing in North Shore murder case
GRAND MARAIS — Marcus Lee Roberts was a hard-working father of five who cared deeply for his family and spent every spare dollar helping...
August 10, 2017 - 11:07am
July 28, 2017
County approves contract to share highway engineer
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a short term contract to allow county highway engineer Krysten Foster to provide engineering oversight in Cook County. Cook County highway engineer Dave Betts recently resigned his position and officials from Cook County contacted Lake...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
May 26, 2017
Suspect pleads guilty in North Shore homicide
A Finland man dropped his self-defense claim and pleaded guilty to a murder charge Friday in a fatal shooting outside a popular North Shore resort...
May 26, 2017 - 12:04pm
May 22, 2017
Runner dies during North Shore trail race
A 41-year-old Eagan man died while competing in a Cook County trail race on Saturday. Jon Mathson was running in the 25-kilometer Superior Spring Trail Race when he collapsed on the trail in the vicinity of Lutsen Mountains resort just before 11 a.m., the Cook County Sheriff's Office...
May 22, 2017 - 2:29pm
May 11, 2017
Lutsen Mountains moving closer to major ski expansion
Lutsen Mountains is getting a little closer to a long-planned expansion of the North Shore downhill ski resort. The U.S. Forest Service has accepted...
May 11, 2017 - 9:56am
January 9, 2017
North Shore murder trial set for June
The trial for the suspect in a fatal North Shore shooting has been rescheduled for June. Kirk Lee Bigby, 62, of Finland, faces intentional and...
January 9, 2017 - 1:39pm
December 13, 2016
North Shore shooting suspect seeks to delay trial
The defendant in a fatal shooting on the North Shore is seeking to postpone his January trial date and hire a new attorney. Kirk Lee Bigby, 62,...
December 13, 2016 - 1:18pm