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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors Shop Local Contest returns
William Kelley Schools Honor Roll: Quarter 1
Tofte church receives threats
County passes buffer law ordinance
Flooding pushes up wastewater lift station costs
Deer harvest up 36% in NE Minn.
Girls basketball: Experienced Mariners optimistic for season
Swimming: Agates compete at state
Girls hockey: Storm off to rocky start
Basketball: Mariner boys have 'high hopes'
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: When the middle finger heads to court
Malcomb: Giving thanks where it's due
Ask a Trooper: Children must wear approved helmets on ATVs
Judge's View: 'Me, too' hashtag exposes harassment often viewed as 'norm'
Legal Learning: To kneel or not to kneel – That is the question
Mary Ann Pearson
Mary Lou Bemis
Martin Bruce Hicks
Shirley Mae Moschet
Esther Mildred Kusch
Two Harbors lighting contest gets bigger stage
Knife River to host Julebyen festival
North Shore Library News: Nov. 17
News-Chronicle archives find new home
Lake County Past: Nov. 17
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Nov. 24
DNR Report: Nov. 17
DNR Report: Nov. 10
DNR Report: Nov. 3
Agencies, landowners partner to improve forest health
August 12, 2016
Missing Lutsen man found safe
A North Shore man reported missing Friday has been located safe in Aitkin County, authorities said. Earlier Friday, the Cook County Sheriff's...
August 12, 2016 - 4:58pm
Authorities seeking help in locating missing Lutsen man
The Cook County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help in locating a missing Lutsen man. Shaun Anthony Bell, 19, was last seen in Cook...
August 12, 2016 - 2:22pm
June 15, 2016
Two of five North Shore beaches still remain unsafe
Three of the five beaches in Two Harbors and Grand Marais areas that were identified as unsafe Tuesday have been removed from the advisory list, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The Knife River Marina Beach, Agate Bay Beach in Two Harbors and Burlington Bay Beach...
June 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
June 10, 2016
Trout stocking changes coming to area lakes
As a result of a disease infecting the Crystal Springs Hatchery in Altura, Minn., the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced lakes in northeastern Minnesota will see some changes in trout stocking patterns over the next three years. Paula Phelps, the DNR's coldwater fish...
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
April 22, 2016
Crandall prepares for dual role in Cook County
Lake Superior School District superintendent Bill Crandall recently finalized a contract with Cook County School District to serve as its superintendent as well as LSSD's.
April 22, 2016 - 4:00am
March 18, 2016
School Board to allow Crandall to also serve Cook County
The Lake Superior School District, superintendent Bill Crandall and Cook County School District came to an agreement last week for Crandall to...
March 18, 2016 - 4:00am
February 12, 2016
School Board continues to discuss possibility of sharing Crandall with Cook County
The Lake Superior School District Board again discussed the advantages and disadvantages of sharing superintendent Bill Crandall with Cook County School District. The discussions began more than a month ago after Cook County superintendent Beth Schwartz informed her school board she...
February 12, 2016 - 4:00am
February 5, 2016
Viking alpine girls are Section 7 champs: Four individuals heading to state tournament
The Cook County-Silver Bay Alpine Vikings traveled to the Section 7 Championship Ski Meet Tuesday at Giants Ridge near Biwabik. Twenty-two teams...
February 5, 2016 - 1:06pm
January 15, 2016
LSSD Board discusses possibility of sharing superintendent
When Cook County School District superintendent Beth Schwartz informed the school board that she would not renew her contract for next school year in September, the board did many of the things you would expect. They began a search with the Minnesota School Boards Association for...
January 15, 2016 - 4:00am
October 23, 2015
Cross Country competes at Polar League Conference Meet
The Cook County-Two Harbors girls cross country meet finished third at the Polar League Conference meet and the boys finished fourth with 14 Viking runners qualifying for the Section 7A meet Oct. 29. Matea Acero was the top girls finisher with a time of 22 minutes, two seconds...
October 23, 2015 - 11:30am
October 16, 2015
Local governments get rid of Columbus Day
Minnesota State Statute 645.44 says that Christopher Columbus Day is not considered a holiday by the state's executive branch and allows other government branches and entities to make their own decision about the federal holiday. On Monday, Cook County and Two Harbors did exactly...
October 16, 2015 - 1:14am
October 9, 2015
Cross Country competes at Swain Invitational
The Cook County-Two Harbors cross country team competed at the 65th annual Swain Invitational Saturday in Duluth. The boys’ team finished in 29th place with Two Harbors sophomore Jake Paron leading the way in eighth place in the Class A 5K race with a time of 16 minutes, 45.8 seconds. The...
October 9, 2015 - 2:38pm
Hwy 61 south of Gunflint to be restricted to one lane
Highway 61 motorists will be restricted to a single lane 6 miles south of the Gunflint Trail in Cook County starting Monday. According to Minnesota Department of Transportation, a short stretch of Highway 61 at Cut Face Creek will be restricted to a single lane Monday through...
October 9, 2015 - 11:47am
August 28, 2015
One pleads guilty, two sentenced in Cook County kidnapping
A Twin Cities man pleaded guilty and two others were sentenced in connection with the kidnapping of a woman and child in Cook County earlier...
August 28, 2015 - 11:37am
August 27, 2015
Special election set to fill Dill's Minnesota House seat
Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday set a special election to fill the state House seat left vacant by the death of David Dill. The special election...
August 27, 2015 - 11:52pm