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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors preliminary levy set at 8 percent increase
Clover Valley School to be torn down
Silver Bay students, businesses lay turf for new baseball field
Biz Buzz: Vanilla Bean hires new executive chef
County defers broadband loan payments
Two Harbors volleyball tallies four wins
Mariners lose big at home
Soccer loses six games in a row
Agates swim well at Soderlind Invite
Paron finishes second at Milaca Mega Meet
baseball and softball
Belief Matters: We all have a God, no matter what we believe
Climate Column: We must engage with each other
Editorial: Forum an opportunity to become informed
Ask a Trooper: Use of center turn lane
Ask a Trooper: Selling a vehicle without a visible VIN
RICHARD M. SARTELL
DAVID JOHN MICKELSON
SYLVIA E. KUCHTA
ROBERT A. JOHNSON
BARBARA ANN "Barb" KARDA
Last farmer's market of the 2016 season
North Shore Library News: Sept. 30
Lake County Past: Sept.30
Radio Activity: DJ's northern home for southern crossroads
An enticing moon
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Sept. 30
DNR Report: Sept. 23
Learn to prune trees, shrubs
DNR Report: Sept. 16
An 'opportunity of a lifetime'
Legals: Sept. 30
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
Legals: Sept. 2
Legals: Aug. 26
August 5, 2016
DNR Report: Aug. 5
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Anthony Bermel (Babbitt) worked a very busy week of primarily watercraft and angling enforcement. One individual encountered had accumulated an over limit of bass from a local lake. When asked about the number of fish he and his...
August 5, 2016 - 4:00am
July 29, 2016
Tree debris drop-off sites near Ely
Lake County, St. Louis County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service have opened several gravel pits in the...
July 29, 2016 - 11:06am
July 22, 2016
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Two people died and others were injured after Thursday's destructive line of thunderstorms ripped across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park early Thursday, with the same storm downing trees, blocking roads and knocking out power in the Ely area....
July 22, 2016 - 10:26am
June 13, 2016
Gypsy moth treatment to be conducted Tuesday in Two Harbors, Ely
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will conduct its final gypsy moth treatment in Ely and Two Harbors on Tuesday. The treatment will start...
June 13, 2016 - 10:47am
December 4, 2015
Candidates for 3A House seat sound off on issues
Three candidates will be on the ballot on Tuesday in a special election to fill the House District 3A seat formerly held by David Dill. Democrat...
December 4, 2015 - 4:00am
September 18, 2015
Ely hosts first ever marathon
Ely is hosting its first ever marathon and half marathon on Sept. 26 as a way to bring people back to Ely during the city's off season. The...
September 18, 2015 - 8:52am
August 7, 2015
Ely man avoids prison sentence in BWCAW snowmobile chase
Barney Lakner will not return to prison after the judge had a change of heart during his sentencing on Monday. Lakner, 45, was ordered to...
August 7, 2015 - 12:50pm
July 10, 2015
Canoeists rescued after being caught in rapids in BWCAW
Three teenage members of a Rochester, Minn., church group are safe — although one remained in a hospital Wednesday — after a harrowing...
July 10, 2015 - 3:45pm
June 26, 2015
DNR Report: June 26
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports angling activity had stepped up with good reports from several groups. ATV activity was high with the recent warmer weather and a good compliance rate was found. Violations included: angle without license...
June 26, 2015 - 2:12pm
Over 100 locals participate in Grandma's Marathon
Last weekend over 15,000 people participated in Grandma's Marathon events, whether it was in the full marathon, half marathon or the 5K, and...
June 26, 2015 - 2:02pm
June 18, 2015
Jury finds Ely man guilty of Boundary Waters snowmobile chase
Barney Lakner made a split-second decision when he encountered three conservation officers while illegally snowmobiling in the Boundary Waters...
June 18, 2015 - 9:12pm
June 15, 2015
Co-defendant testifies in BWCAW chase suspect's trial
Before departing on a snowmobile joyride through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last year, Barney Lakner gave his friend a word of...
June 15, 2015 - 1:06pm
June 11, 2015
Trial underway for man accused of leading officers on snowmobile chase through BWCAW
There is no dispute that Barney Lakner and a friend were illegally snowmobiling through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Jan. 11,...
June 11, 2015 - 8:26am
June 5, 2015
Ely man faces trial for snowmobile chase through Boundary Waters
The ringleader of a group that terrorized campers on Basswood Lake in 2007 will face trial next week for allegedly leading officers on a high-speed...
June 5, 2015 - 2:34pm
May 15, 2015
850-mile bike tour to save Boundary Waters ends in Ely
Over 6,000 signatures and 850 miles after they began, instructors from the Voyageur Outward Bound School finished their journey in Ely on...
May 15, 2015 - 2:14pm