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July 22, 2016
Ely residents sharply divided over mining near BWCA
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
July 18, 2016
SWCD to lead canoe trip down Cloquet River
July 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 24, 2016
Some of the debris volunteers found during the 2015 Sweep the Skunk event included a used tired, an old traffic barrel and other trash. (Photo courtesy of Lake County SWCD)
'Sweep the Skunk' returns for second year
June 24, 2016 - 4:00am
June 3, 2016
Flowers fill the boxes on the Knife River bridge, bringing a pop of color to the the small town along the North Shore. (News-Chronicle file photo)
Garden club makes changes to help pollinators
June 3, 2016 - 4:00am
May 27, 2016
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District staff and volunteers will be handing out towels like this one at boat launches and lakes throughout the summer. (News-Chronicle photo by Adelle Whitefoot)
SWCD adopts varied approach to combat AIS
May 27, 2016 - 4:00am
May 13, 2016
Finland wildfire provokes update discussion
May 13, 2016 - 4:00am
April 29, 2016
Superior Hiking Trail celebrates 30 years
April 29, 2016 - 4:00am
April 26, 2016
Two hikers will hike the entire length of the Superior Hiking Trail next month to create a feature length documentary highlighting the trail. (News-Chronicle photo by Adelle Whitefoot)
Filmmakers to chronicle Superior Hiking Trail
April 26, 2016 - 4:45pm
March 25, 2016
Silver Bay approves Dollar General permits
March 25, 2016 - 4:00am
March 11, 2016
Northern Minnesota birch trees are the backbone of the area’s paper industry, but the bark is normally burned despite containing valuable chemicals for treating a number of diseases. (News-Chronicle file photo by Adelle Whitefoot)
Researchers look to extract ‘white gold’ from Minnesota forests
March 11, 2016 - 4:00am
February 19, 2016
Silver Bay approves Dollar General permitting applications
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr (left) and Col. Rodmen Smith (right) present Silver Bay Conservation Officer David Schottenbauer with a Meritorious Service Award for his time as the Conservation Officer Academy director at Camp Ripley in Little Falls. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Silver Bay DNR officer "surprised" by award
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am
February 5, 2016
Silver Bay grants easement request
February 5, 2016 - 4:00am
January 22, 2016
Silver Bay Council tables easement request
January 22, 2016 - 4:00am
From left, Crystal Larson, Mackenzie Dwyer, Kaytlyn Wicke and Caitlin Martineau are members of the fish and wildlife team with William Kelley Schools' Future Farmers of America program. The team qualified for the state competition at the regional event Jan. 7 in Brainerd. (Photo courtesy of Leah Bott)
WKS fish and wildlife team qualifies for state
January 22, 2016 - 4:00am