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Lake County News Chronicle
Agates' Hebl vies for state Triple A Award
Two Harbors residents to see stormwater utility fee hike
Two Harbors Police Report: March 23
Lake County Sheriff's Report: March 23
Local officials lobby at Capitol
DNR Report: March 24
Softball preview: Mariners return potent lineup
Baseball preview: Defense key for Agates in 2018
Two Harbors Curling Club League Results: March 15
DNR Report: March 18
baseball and softball
Ask a Trooper: Friend has suspended license; can I drive her car?
On Faith: The time has come to set aside differences
Judge's View: Youth movement deserves credit
Legal Learning: 'The Post' should be required reading
Ask a Trooper: How long can trains block railroad crossings?
Ronald "Grub" Anderson
Jean D. Sullivan
Richard Joseph Grupe
Dorothy Helen Puent
Lake Superior Community Theatre presents 'Fences'
Finland festival celebrates fictional saint
Lake County Past: March 17
North Shore Library News: March 17
Miss Pre-Teen Lake County seeks applicants
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: March 24
DNR Report: March 18
DNR Report: March 9
DNR Report: March 5
North Shore sees coho salmon earlier than usual
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
home and garden
November 28, 2014
Pick up your Christmas tree in the Superior National Forest
For $5, residents can pick out and cut down a Christmas tree from the abundance of the Superior National Forest. Bough permits for personal use are also available for $20. Commercial use permits must be purchased for those who plan to harvest boughs for more than five wreaths. To...
November 28, 2014 - 1:22pm
April 8, 2014
Adopt a Pet: April 4
There are a couple of new faces at the Two Harbors Humane Society. Two dogs came in together and are now dogs ready for adoption. Katie is a...
April 8, 2014 - 10:51am
February 7, 2014
Lake County Past: Feb. 7
1939 Blizzard lashes North Shore Smug in their satisfaction over the beautiful weather they enjoyed Monday and Tuesday while Chicago wallowed the worst winter tie-up in its history, Two Harbors and North Shore residents faced the only real storm of the winter yesterday, as a 35...
February 7, 2014 - 1:50pm
December 16, 2013
Gert's Dirt: Dec. 13
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle Each year we pull out those same old Christmas decorations. They tend to get dusty over the years. If you want to show the spirit of the season try these tips to clean them. To make ornaments sparkle like new, fill a towel lined...
December 16, 2013 - 5:20pm
October 18, 2013
Lake County land sale Friday
Eight pieces of Lake County land will be on the auction block next Friday. Seven pieces of tax-forfeited county land and one piece of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources land will be auctioned off at the Law Enforcement Center in Two Harbors. "They're all really nice," land...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
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
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.
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
July 11, 2012
Lake County garden tour is July 26
Three distinct gardens will be featured during the Lake County Master Gardeners' Garden Tour scheduled for July 26. The popular tour, conducted in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Extension, begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 616 Third Ave., in Two Harbors....
July 11, 2012 - 7:55am
June 30, 2012
Eh? Go ahead, keep that gravel
A reader in Duluth recently wrote to our Eh? column, asking if it would be helpful or even permissible for residents to haul away gravel and rubble washed down her street in the recent flood. She said she could use the material as fill on her own property but wasn't sure if the city...
June 30, 2012 - 11:23am
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 3, 2012
Two Harbors Food Shelf plans to grow its own
Ever since Phil Arnold began talking to community members about creating a garden for the Two Harbors Food Shelf last December, he's been taken...
June 3, 2012 - 7:34am
June 1, 2012
City of Two Harbors roundup: City to start pushing LED bulbs
The next time the light in your home or business goes out, the Two Harbors Public Works department hopes you will reach for an energy-efficient LED light instead of a traditional bulb.
June 1, 2012 - 11:31am
Sowing the Seeds of Success
Everyone has to eat, but how people go about putting food on the table differs from household to household.
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
Mama, can I help?" The 12 spindly tomatoes that await transplanting cast long shadows under the rapidly descending sun. Delicate stems, fragile...
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am