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Lake County News Chronicle
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
Beacons of Hope to hold community conversation
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
TAUNO W. HYOPPONEN
THOMAS E. MALMO
Mary Ann (Betzler) Kentala
Jack Marlyn Perkins
VIOLET F. "Vi" GRADEN
Great American Canoe Race and Festival dates announced
Hunting for eggs
North Shore Library News: April 21
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
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Legals: March 31
Legals: March 24
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May 1, 2013
Snow expected, may be heavy in Northwestern Wisconsin
Record April snow, an unusually warm string of days, thunderstorms and now the possibility of snow in May are all contributing to Northland rivers...
May 1, 2013 - 8:47am
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal.
News/home and garden
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
October 16, 2012
Eh? Ribfest supports community center
The Knife River Community Center has reopened after a summer of flood cleanup and repair, but there is still work to be done and not much money left to do it. So Royce Spry, kitchen manager at the Lighthouse at Emily's in Knife River, got together some friends and colleagues to organize...
October 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
SWCD receives flood grant
As a result of the special legislative session on Aug. 24 to grant flood aid to northeastern Minnesota communities affected by the June flood, the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources....
September 6, 2012 - 2:16pm
August 24, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers send flood aid package to Dayton
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature today overwhelmingly approved $168 million in new state aid for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7. The entire special session took less than two hours,...
August 24, 2012 - 4:06pm
August 17, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest loans after floods
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans. The declaration issued today covers...
August 17, 2012 - 3:57pm
Flood disaster bill includes aid for people, businesses
ST. PAUL -- Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota's request to help home and business owners, but a proposed nearly $190 million funding...
August 17, 2012 - 7:02am
August 1, 2012
Deadline nears for federal storm assistance
State agencies, local and tribal governments, and some private nonprofit organizations in Minnesota have until Sunday to apply for federal public assistance to help recover from June's severe storms and flooding. Fifteen counties -- including Carlton, Cook, Lake and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Low-interest disaster loans available for residents, businesses in flooded areas
Wisconsin and Minnesota residents and businesses affected by June's severe storms and flooding can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The loans are available to residents and businesses in Carlton, Pine and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 23, 2012
Other Northland roads that remain closed since flood
Elsewhere around the Northland, the majority of roads damaged by June's flooding have reopened. Exceptions include: Carlton County Minnesota Highway 210 in the Thomson area and through Jay Cooke State Park will remain closed for some time because of severe flood damage. Two county...
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Skunk Creek flood basins pass the storm test
After a major storm in 1999, Two Harbors officials began working on a flood prevention project along Skunk Creek that could hold up to a 500-year storm. In June, that storm came--and the flood detention basins and streambank stabilization that took more than a decade to complete...
July 12, 2012 - 3:26pm
July 10, 2012
Eh? Flood us with stories
The News Tribune is creating an extra four pages in Scrapbook to document your memories of the recent flood for publication July 22. So what's...
July 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Obama declares Northland flooding a federal disaster
It's officially a federal disaster. Minnesota counties will get federal disaster aid to help with costs from the June storms and flooding that...
July 6, 2012 - 2:36pm
Request for federal aid made in wake of Northland flooding
With flood damage estimates now at nearly $109 million for public infrastructure alone, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a request to President Obama last Friday for a disaster declaration for counties and tribes affected by the flooding last month. The request will include the nearly...
July 6, 2012 - 1:45pm
How to help in wake of flooding
For people looking for ways to help, here are other groups accepting donations and volunteers: United Way of Greater Duluth: To help with recovery efforts within the city or surrounding area or assist with the rehabilitation of parks and trails, go to duluthmn.gov and click on "Declaration...
July 6, 2012 - 1:44pm