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Lake County News Chronicle
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Aug. 26
Two Harbors Police Report: Aug. 26
Radio Activity: Archivist's ambitious undertaking
MnDOT presents plan for bike route through Lake County
Experienced volleyball squad returns for Mariners
Swim team looks to rebuild after graduation losses
Offense is key to Agates' success
Experience not lacking for Two Harbors football
Bayside Chatter: Mariners look to rebuild after losing seven starters
baseball and softball
Letter: A life-changing volunteer opportunity
Legal Learning: Age discrimination illegal, but still present
On Faith: Making time for the Sabbath day
Judge's View: Smartphones can lead to dumb acts behind the wheel
Ask a Trooper: Minimum size for a steering wheel
ROBERT (Freeman) BENGTSSON
BRUCE A. ESKOLA
MARY (CHAUNCY) OPSAHL
A Lake County weekend busy with events
North Shore Library News: Aug. 26
Lake County Past: Aug. 26
North Shore Library News: Aug. 19
Lake County Past: Aug. 19
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Aug. 26
Minnesota wolf population stable
DNR Report: Aug. 19
DNR Report: Aug. 12
Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Legals: Aug. 19
Legals: Aug. 12
Legals: Aug. 5
Legals: July 29
Legals: July 22
September 26, 2013
Eh? Lighthouse leader lauded
That's a lot of L's, but well deserved. Split Rock Lighthouse manager Lee Radzak earned the 2013 Award for Historic Preservation from the Association for Great Lakes Maritime History for his work on preserving and restoring the 1910-vintage lighthouse on Minnesota's North Shore of...
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 11, 2013
Eh? Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics -- free of charge -- during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources' Northshore Mining operations. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in Silver Bay -- and 9 a.m. to noon...
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Eh? 8 counties, 1 number
Arrowhead Transit wants us to get the word out that it has consolidated its contact info into one all-encompassing phone number for the eight counties it serves. That toll-free number is (800) 862-0175. All other numbers have been or will be discontinued. Arrowhead Transit's dispatch...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Eh? Is this yours?
When Ken Carlson got his vehicle stuck in the snow March 9 at the McQuade Public Access north of Duluth, two guys were kind enough to pull him out and up the hill in their red four-wheel-drive pickup truck. The only problem is that the gentlemen accidentally left their trailer ball...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
Eh? Make a March match
There's no better time than now to give to food shelves. This month the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, and the Feinstein Foundation will provide a matching incentive fund for cash and food donations and affects 24 Northeastern Minnesota food shelves, including Aurora, Cloquet,...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
March 2, 2013
Eh? Owl collection
As we've reported several times, the Northland is seeing an influx of owls from Canada this winter. They've moved south in search of food, such as mice and voles. While many owls are finding good pickings in our area, some owls, inevitably, will perish here. But some good may come...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2013
Eh? Say no to Novak
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, no, you are not the rightful heir of Andrew Novak and his lost millions. It's a scam, and a weird one, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Apparently someone's been sending e-mails telling people that the Commerce Department...
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
February 12, 2013
Eh? Music performance in Two Harbors
So much for being quiet in the library: A former poet laureate is going to make some music in a library now that she's done poet laureating. Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library are hosting a "Love Your Library" after-hours event that will include a joint performance by former...
February 12, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2013
Eh? 3 Northland teachers up for award
Three Northland teachers are among the 134 candidates for the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Luanne Ellingsen of Lake Superior, Julie Stauber of Proctor and Mary Warner of Hibbing school districts were named this week. The winner will be announced May 5. We welcome your submissions...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Eh? Fire and ice on the menu
For those who like a little adventure with their food and dining experience, here are two very different sensory experiences: The Blu Ice Bar & Lounge at Grand Superior Lodge -- or rather outside of the lodge -- is hosting an ice wine festival from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at 2826 E. Highway...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Eh? Free smoke detectors in January
ArcelorMittal, the steel company that owns the Minorca taconite operation in Virginia, has given a grant to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross to buy and give away 100 free smoke detectors to area residents. You read right; they are free. The effort is aimed at promoting...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Eh? A guide to beers
What's the quickest route between two microbrews? Check the Duluth Beer Trail -- which conveniently has a mobile site. This site, which is compatible with the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, guides beer fans to microbrews from Superior to the Scenic Highway. Users can search by...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
Eh? Shop hard on Highway 61
It's a Two Harbors shopping bonanza! And trust the Eh? desk. These folks get crazy. Twelve merchants along Minnesota Highway 61 host holiday open houses today and Sunday, with specials, contests, live music, drawings and bonfires. The businesses will stay open until 8 p.m.
December 1, 2012 - 12:00am
November 10, 2012
Eh? Fitz was lost 37 years ago
Today marks the 37th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior gale, and once again a bell will toll in memory of...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am