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October 20, 2017
The crowd at Carmody 61 reacts to Leah Phifer's introduction during her campaign kick off event. Phifer is challenging Rep. Rick Nolan for teh DFL endorsement for th 8th District in 2018. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
Phifer looks to 'heal' divided 8th District
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
Letter: USFS environmental impact statement is essential
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
October 13, 2017
Andrew Slade recently took over as the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District manager. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
New leader takes over at SWCD
October 13, 2017 - 12:18am
Kendra Klenz is a Minnesota GreenCorps member working in the Lake County Environmental Services office in Two Harbors to help the county reduce waste and increase its recycling rate. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
GreenCorps member looks to increase recycling rates
October 13, 2017 - 12:15am
September 22, 2017
Spruce budworm larvae feed on needles in late summer and attack buds in spring. Lake County is in the midst of an outbreak projected to last through 2022. The outbreak sparked landowners to sign up for a Lake Soil & Water Conservation District forestry pilot project that includes clearing thick stands of dead spruce and balsam trees.
Agencies, landowners partner to improve forest health
September 22, 2017 - 7:36am
September 8, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources commissioner Tom Landwehr presented Silver Bay's Gunnar Frahm with the 2017 DNR Future Farmers of American Youth Conservation Award. (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Local student recognized by DNR
September 8, 2017 - 4:00am
August 25, 2017
Curly leaf pondweed, an aquatic invasive species affecting Lake Superior, was recently found in Agate Bay near Two Harbors. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
Students discover new invasive species in Agate Bay
August 25, 2017 - 4:00am
August 18, 2017
As part of the Living Building Challenge, Wolf Ridge must deter 90 percent of construction waste from entering a landfill. Items, such as cabinets, sinks, windows and doors were donated to various organizations and people for reuse. (Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center photo)
Living Building Challenge lives up to name
August 18, 2017 - 4:00am
July 14, 2017
Rep. Rick Nolan (third from left) met with Lake County commissioners on July 8 to talk about a variety of issues facing the county, such as the sale of Lake Connections and funding for Lake County Ambulance Service. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
Nolan meets with County Board
July 14, 2017 - 4:00am
June 9, 2017
Boundary Waters advocates present to County Board
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
June 2, 2017
Shown is a rendering of the proposed Living Building Challenge building Margaret A. Cargill Lodge, which will be constructed this year at Wolf Ridge. (Photo courtesy of Wolf Ridge)
Wolf Ridge holds ribbon cutting, groundbreaking on capital projects
June 2, 2017 - 4:00am
May 17, 2017
Lynn Cloutier prepares to trim the roots of a white pine seedling before planting it on his wooded property north of Two Harbors Friday. (Duluth News Tribune photo by Bob King)
North Shore forest restoration expands tree by tree
May 17, 2017 - 10:39am
April 7, 2017
'Sweep the Skunk' event returns for third year
April 7, 2017 - 12:26am
March 24, 2017
The Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District recently moved into the former Boyd Law Office on First Avenue in Two Harbors. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
SWCD gets new home
March 24, 2017 - 4:00am
March 17, 2017
The Lake County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution opposing the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management's withdrawal of 234,328 acres of National Forest System lands from future mineral exploration.
 (Duluth News Tribune file photo by Clint Austin)
County resolution opposes land withdrawal
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am
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