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Lake County News Chronicle
UPDATE: 911 service restored in Lake County
Trial delayed in fatal North Shore crash
Hearing Tuesday for public market permitting ordinance proposal
Road closures in downtown Two Harbors
Runner dies during North Shore trail race
Mariners hand out athletic awards
Baseball: Agates win slugfest over Carlton
Track: Mariners' Russell grabs wins at two events
Bayside Chatter: Silver Bay girls go 2-1 over past week
Softball: Two Harbors loses two of three
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Bad facts make for bad policy
Consumers: Your legal rights with tax-related identity theft
Judge's View: Social media complicating integrity of legal system
On Faith: 'We are an imperfect church, made for imperfect people'
Starwatch: Saturn takes the lead in May
Donn Raymond Nelson
Gary Lee Phipps
Rita R. Svir
Bruce A. Highland, Jr.
Gary Lee Phipps
Salmon Classic returns to North Shore
Lake County Past: May 19
North Shore Library News: May 19
Lake County Past: May 12
North Shore Library News: May 12
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: May 19
DNR Report: May 12
DNR Report: May 5
DNR Report: April 28
Trail maintenance in the future at Gooseberry Falls
Legals: May 19
Legals: May 12
Legals: May 5
Legals: April 28
Legals: April 14
June 19, 2015
DNR Report: June 19
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) worked with other area officers on the Canadian border performing compliance and aquatic invasive species checks. Overall compliance was good with the majority of violations being AIS related. Violations included:...
June 19, 2015 - 1:28am
May 15, 2015
Minnesota State Parks and trails offer new bike tune-up stations
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has installed 31 new bicycle tune-up stations in 13 state parks and on state trails all over the...
May 15, 2015 - 12:58pm
May 14, 2015
DNR lifts burning restrictions in much of Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is lifting burning restrictions today in Lake County and numerous other Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials. Up-to-date...
May 14, 2015 - 2:05pm
May 8, 2015
DNR Report: May 8
The DNR was kept busy over the past week with fisherman, wildfires and poachers.
May 8, 2015 - 2:33pm
May 1, 2015
DNR Report: May 1
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) assisted the St. Louis County Rescue Squad after they received a report of a severely ill backpacker near the Devil's Cascade in the BWCA. Starting at 2 a.m., Williams and three members of the squad hiked...
May 1, 2015 - 8:11am
April 24, 2015
Despite the cold and gloomy days, many fishermen in the Northland are heading to the lakes and rivers in hopes of getting a bite. According...
April 24, 2015 - 12:58pm
DNR Report: April 24
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reported that most of the lakes in the Ely area are now almost completely ice free, although Burntside Lake is still almost completely ice covered. The warmer weather brought a lot of ATV activity to Ely and...
April 24, 2015 - 11:49am
April 17, 2015
Wolves trapped in response to attacks on dogs
At least seven wolves have been trapped and killed in eastern Lake County and western St. Louis County after at least five dogs were attacked...
April 17, 2015 - 2:59pm
Fire danger in region remains high
Smokey Bear warns of a high fire danger in Two Harbors on Highway 2.
April 17, 2015 - 2:44pm
DNR Report: April 17
Reports from DNR conservation officers.
April 17, 2015 - 2:10pm
April 10, 2015
DNR Question of the week: Springs
Question of the week Q: I heard the DNR is gathering a list of springs across the state. How will I know a spring when I see one, and how can I report its location? A: A spring is a focused natural discharge of flowing groundwater. Some telltale clues are: they usually remain...
April 10, 2015 - 11:46am
April 3, 2015
DNR Report: April 3
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation officer Sean Williams (Ely) attended the Virginia Home, Sports and Travel Show where he staffed the Turn In Poachers (TIP) trailer and LaserShot booth. The afternoon was spent answering questions and listening to concerns from people from...
April 3, 2015 - 12:31pm
DNR seeks volunteers for frog and toad calling survey
The Department of Natural Resources' Nongame Wildlife Program is seeking volunteers to participate in the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey to help track population changes in the state's 14 frog and toad species. Frogs and toads are one of the best indicators of wetland health. New...
April 3, 2015 - 11:51am
March 27, 2015
County Board: Hardee's demo bids come in
Lake County has received five bids for the demolition for the old Hardee's building in Two Harbors and hopes it will be demolished by August of this year.
March 27, 2015 - 11:59am
March 20, 2015
DNR Report: March 20
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports snow conditions deteriorated over the week with the above average temperatures and most snowmobile trails are now impassable. Ice depths varied greatly from lake to lake and several open spots were observed...
March 20, 2015 - 12:12pm