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Lake County News Chronicle
William Kelley students test camera skills in nature
Two Harbors Council: Short-term RV rental OK in proper campsite
Two Harbors street improvement project bids awarded
Lake County Sheriff's Report: May 18
Highway 1 lane closures to begin in Lake County
DNR rolls out new firewood rules
DNR Report: May 20
Two Harbors Youth Hockey Board hears concerns
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League Results: Week 1
Softball: Mariners surprise Esko
baseball and softball
Cadeau: The great Mother's Day yarn search
Judge's View: New veterans court shows promise
Ask a Trooper: Are tinted windows OK if driver has prescription?
Hamilton: The dangers of debt
On Faith: No longer alone
Wilfred "Bill" Jensen
Allen John Thorngren
June Virginia Leopold
North Shore Library News: May 22
Torch Run returns to Two Harbors
Lake County Past: May 21
North Shore Library News: May 13
Lake County Past: May 13
arts and entertainment
DNR rolls out new firewood rules
DNR Report: May 20
Tick season is here
DNR Report: May 12
Wolf Ridge opens sustainable lodge
Monica Alice Johnson
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Gordon & Janice Klein
June 13, 2013
Lake County prepares for wildfires
Mary Kingston remembers the Pagami Wildfire like it was yesterday, though it occurred almost two years ago. The 92,000-acre wildfire came within...
June 13, 2013 - 2:34pm
Lake County firefighters respond as Bluefin Bay units hit by blaze
Several Lake County emergency responders hit the road this weekend to assist at the scene of the Bluefin Bay resort fire, which caused severe...
June 13, 2013 - 2:11pm
June 8, 2013
Stubborn fire damages several units at North Shore's Bluefin Bay Resort
TOFTE -- Firefighters from much of the North Shore spent hours fighting a stubborn fire that broke out on Saturday afternoon at one of the region's...
June 8, 2013 - 8:52pm
March 28, 2013
Finland Bait Shop destroyed by fire
A fire destroyed the Finland Bait Shop last Thursday. According to Everett Haselow II, son of owners, Everett and Peggy Haselow, Sr., the building and contents sustained heavy damage. The younger Haselow, who lives in a trailer near the shop with his wife, Anne and their child,...
March 28, 2013 - 2:39pm
December 27, 2012
A fire destroyed a garage on 12th Avenue in Two Harbors on Friday. The flames fully engulfed the structure by the time fire fighters arrived...
December 27, 2012 - 12:22pm
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
November 1, 2012
On owner's birthday, a fire guts his garage
Two Harbors and Silver Bay volunteer firefighters responded to a garage fire at 627 Eighth Avenue in Two Harbors on Saturday. The house, which...
November 1, 2012 - 1:24pm
October 23, 2012
Worker injured in power-plant explosion
An employee of Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center was injured Monday morning in an explosion at the coal-burning power plant. Minnesota...
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 18, 2012
An ounce of fire prevention keeps loved ones safe
After a long, dry summer throughout most of the state, fire danger in all but 11 counties remains moderate to high.
October 18, 2012 - 3:55pm
October 11, 2012
Finland's finest present: Fire prevention day
Dogs lured by the smell of grilled bratwurst and hamburgers meandered in and out of the fire station. Kids donned red plastic fire helmets and...
October 11, 2012 - 1:59pm
September 6, 2012
Fire in BWCAW burns on
The Pagami Creek Fire's one year anniversary has brought another battle with flames to the Boundary Waters. The Cummings Lake fire near Ely was reported Sunday afternoon. Its size has varied from 20-50 acres since then, with fire fighters cutting trees and digging a line around...
September 6, 2012 - 1:23pm
June 8, 2012
Fires spur home safety message
Given the terrifying Pagami Creek Fire last fall that threatened to escape the borders of the Boundary Waters, it's likely an easier job this year to convince homeowners in Lake County to be mindful of fire dangers in their own back yard. Property owners in Fall Lake Township near...
June 8, 2012 - 6:30am
June 1, 2012
Report details fire crews' use of emergency shelters when overtaken by Minnesota wildfire
Forest Service crews working to warn Boundary Waters campers to leave the area made the right decision when they deployed their fire shelters...
June 1, 2012 - 7:07am
May 25, 2012
New fire truck
News-Chronicle The Two Harbors Fire Department went through training exercises with its new fire truck last Thursday at Two Harbors High School. The new truck has a 100-foot ladder, an increase not just in vertical reach, but more importantly in horizontal reach between the truck...
May 25, 2012 - 3:08pm
May 24, 2012
Boundary Waters fire restriction lifted
Campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness ended Wednesday. Late last week, the Forest Service banned campfires in the region, except between 7 p.m. and midnight, because of warm, dry and windy conditions. But continued precipitation in most of the Superior...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am