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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
February 24, 2017
Visitors check out the deep winter greenhouse unveiled at the Organic Consumers' Association in Finland. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
New greenhouse unveiled in Finland
February 24, 2017 - 4:00am
February 10, 2017
Board discusses new aquatic invasive species contract
February 10, 2017 - 4:00am
February 3, 2017
DNR seeks comments on Finland area lakes
February 3, 2017 - 4:00am
December 16, 2016
(from left) Cook County Commissioner Garry Gamble, Lake County Commissioners Rich Sve and Rick Goutermont and Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources executive director John Jaschke pose with the two counties County Conservation Award presented to them at the Association of Minnesota Counties annual conference last week. (Photo courtesy of AMC)
Lake and Cook counties recognized for collaboration
December 16, 2016 - 4:00am
December 2, 2016
People enjoy a warm autumn day along Lake Superior near Split Rock Lighthouse. The International Joint Commission on Wednesday advised the governments of Canada and the United States to take strong action on toxic flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers that have accumulated across the Great Lakes. (File photo by Jan Swart)
Commission urges action on toxic flame retardant in Great Lakes region
December 2, 2016 - 4:00am
November 10, 2016
Marcey Westrick (right) from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources and Joel Peterson (left) and Dave Derrick of Emmons and Olivier Resources inspect the Poplar River near Lutsen. BWSR's "One Watershed, One Plan" program hopes to take water planning and management beyond individual counties and coordinate on a watershed level. The Lake Superior North plan is one of five pilot plans in Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of Lake County SWCD)
One Watershed, One Plan draft ready for public review
November 10, 2016 - 4:00am
November 4, 2016
Will Steger (right), joined by Bev Rinke of the Nature Conservancy, walk through a 240-acre parcel in Lake County, Minn., that Steger recently sold to the conservation group so it will be forever protected from development. The land contains old growth white cedar, white spruce and maples - some of the oldest and biggest trees in Minnesota. (Photo by Derek Montgomery for the Nature Conservancy story)
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
November 4, 2016 - 4:00am
October 14, 2016
The cover illustration for "Wakanda Whooper: The Curious Cinnamon Crane" painted by Two Harbors resident Lisa Kosmo. The book has won awards around the nation. (Image courtesy of Lisa Kosmo)
Two Harbors resident illustrates award-winning book
October 14, 2016 - 4:00am
(From left) Janie Suomi, Hadley Larson and Luke Butler use the kiosk installed by Minnesota Power to help students understand the way solar cells produce energy. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
North Shore Community School goes solar
October 14, 2016 - 4:00am