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Lake County News Chronicle
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Chalk.a.Lot brings the kid out in everyone
Blood donors needed in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: July 22
Summer girls basketball league works through successful season
Rivals top Proctor, fall to Ely
Bay to Bay 10K crowns winner
Two Harbors soccer girls head to Schwan's Cup
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League: Week 7
Rivals take win over West Duluth
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Gun laws and ducks
Home for the Summer: Little critters make themselves at home
Climate Column: The debate is heating up
Ask a Trooper: Law regarding railroad crossings
Ask a Trooper: License plates in Minnesota
RAYMOND JOSEPH WIDEN
JEREMY TODD STEVENS
EVE L. THOMPSON
BARBARA ANNE "BOBBY" SMITH
MICHAEL "BONSIE" GROSSKURTH
Lake County Past: July 15
Bay Days celebration takes over Silver Bay
Something for everyone at Heritage Days
Two Harbors City Band program: July 21
Annual Chalk.a.Lot Festival returns for fifth year
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: July 22
DNR Report: July 15
DNR Report: July 8
DNR Report: July 1
Legals: July 22
Legals: July 15
Legals: July 8
Legals: July 1
Legals: June 24
February 26, 2016
DNR Report: Feb. 26
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports snowmobile activity was heavy over the week, with several snowmobile events happening over the weekend. Although we did receive long periods of heavy rain the trail conditions continue to be fair to good,...
February 26, 2016 - 4:00am
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are rapidly approaching, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Dates of removal are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to...
February 26, 2016 - 4:00am
February 19, 2016
DNR Report: Feb. 19
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports angling pressure on Burntside Lake increased over the last week now that ice conditions have improved. Angler success was fair, with smaller lake trout being caught. Officer Williams also checked several...
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am
February 12, 2016
DNR Report: Feb. 12
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) patrolled areas of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness with the assistance of Conservation Officer/Pilot Jason Jensen of the Aviation Section. Areas patrolled showed a good amount of activity but also dangerous...
February 12, 2016 - 4:00am
February 5, 2016
DNR Report: Feb. 5
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) along with several other conservation officers patrolled the snowmobile trails during the annual Ely “Fun Run.” Although most riders in attendance observed speed limits, some significant speeds were seen. Violations...
February 5, 2016 - 4:00am
January 29, 2016
DNR Report: Jan. 29
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports angling activity in the Ely area slowed over the week after the winter trout opener, even though weather conditions and fishing generally improved. The improved weather did bring more snowmobilers out over...
January 29, 2016 - 4:00am
January 22, 2016
DNR Report: Jan. 22
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports another busy winter trout opener. Cold weather arrived just in time to allow anglers mechanical travel on most area lakes. Although ice depths varied greatly on some lakes including Burntside Lake where...
January 22, 2016 - 4:00am
January 15, 2016
DNR Report: Jan. 15
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports angling activity was high during the week with mild weather until the weekend. Success was generally good as ice conditions continue to improve and people are able to fish in more locations. Violations...
January 15, 2016 - 4:00am
January 8, 2016
DNR Report: Dec. 8
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Anthony Bermel (Babbitt) continued to work on cases from deer season and checked ice anglers. One person dropped their snowmobile through the main lake ice on Birch Lake in late December. The ice conditions are the most variable this...
January 8, 2016 - 4:00am
Clubs, DNR work to clear snowmobile trails
0108.SnowmobileTrails(1): Minnesota DNR groomers pack the North Shore State Trail, a 150 mile snowmobile trail going from just outside Duluth...
January 8, 2016 - 4:00am
December 31, 2015
DNR Report: Dec. 31
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports ice fishing activity has grown over the past week as ice depth become more uniform. Most of the larger lakes in the Ely area earlier had open water which recently froze over, making them dangerous for anyone...
December 31, 2015 - 4:00am
December 24, 2015
DNR Report: Dec. 24
District 6 - Two Harbors area CO Sean Williams (Ely) spent several days patrolling snowmobiling trails around Ely. Although there is enough snow to navigate some trails, most are rough and wet because of the lack of cold temperatures. There was a fair amount of snowmobile activity...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
December 18, 2015
DNR Report: Dec. 18
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Marty Stage (Ely) talked to muzzleloader hunters who were the last ones out, and hunting was a little tough even though the temps were nice. The ice has gone from bad to worse and in many places has almost completely disappeared....
December 18, 2015 - 4:00am
December 11, 2015
DNR Report: Dec. 11
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Mary Manning (Hovland) worked trappers and assisted with fur registration. Some trappers were again tripped up by the regulations on sets in the northern lynx zone, which differ from the rest of the state. The officer also helped...
December 11, 2015 - 4:00am
December 4, 2015
DNR Report: Dec. 4
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports in spite of thin and sometimes poor quality ice the first ice anglers have been seen on area lakes. Ice conditions have changed daily with the recent warm and cold snaps and many of the larger lakes...
December 4, 2015 - 4:00am