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Lake County News Chronicle
John Harju remembered at Duluth ceremony
Lake View adds short term rehab center
Superior Hiking Trail Association names new director
Governor's, Legislature's education priorities far apart
Lutsen to offer MAX Pass
Baseball: Two Harbors wallops Silver Bay
Softball: Mariners and Agates split season series
Agates top Proctor off Williams' walkoff
Bayside Chatter: Mariner softball starts season 2-1
Track: Johnson off to fast start
baseball and softball
On Faith: Why Easter matters
Ask a Trooper: Motorcycle safety and tips
Letter: Grateful for region's natural resources this Earth Day
Legal Learning: Klobuchar leads way on courtroom cameras
Guest Commentary: Education should be our priority
Mary Ann (Betzler) Kentala
CHARLINE GAIL HENTZ
TAUNO W. HYOPPONEN
THOMAS E. MALMO
Hunting for eggs
North Shore Library News: April 21
Great American Canoe Race and Festival dates announced
Lake County Past: April 21
North Shore Library News: April 7
arts and entertainment
Voyageurs National Park seeks input on future
DNR Report: April 21
DNR Report: April 14
Young moose rescued after falling through ice
DNR Report: April 7
Legals: April 14
Legals: April 7
Legals: March 31
Legals: March 24
Legals: March 17
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...
home and garden/News
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
May 18, 2012
Winds worry fire crews as they battle to contain blaze near Ely
Helicopters, airplanes, fire engines, bulldozers and nearly 100 people on the ground are battling the Highway 1 fire just outside of Ely today,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:01pm
May 17, 2012
Fire turned back just outside Ely
Fire crews and a wind switch combined to beat back a raging forest fire this afternoon that burned to the edge of Ely. City officials rescinded...
May 17, 2012 - 6:33pm
Ely evacuation area expanded
Crews this afternoon are battling a fast-moving forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power...
May 17, 2012 - 3:55pm
Forest fire near Ely apparently sparked by downed power line
Crews this afternoon are battling a forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power line. Gusty...
May 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
October 29, 2011
Pagami fire fight ends
The last firefighters flew or canoed out of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last Friday, leaving any lingering puffs of smoke and flame...
October 29, 2011 - 1:20am