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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
Legals: April 7
Legals: March 31
Legals: March 24
Legals: March 17
July 22, 2016
Ely residents sharply divided over mining near BWCA
Wednesday is the last day for the public to comment on whether two controversial mining leases near the Boundary Waters should be renewed. Twin Metals Minnesota is exploring building a vast underground copper-nickel mine on the doorstep of the wilderness area. On Tuesday night, nearly...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
May 7, 2016
Crews battling new wildfires near Finland, Embarrass
Read an updated story here. --- Two new wildfires drew the attention of fire crews in the Northland on Saturday -- one in the Embarrass area, and another near Finland. The Northland FireWire reported that "numerous" fire departments were battling a wildfire near the intersection of...
May 7, 2016 - 7:02pm
March 14, 2016
Range unemployment legislation may be headed to negotiation
ST. PAUL -- A two-part bill to extend Iron Range unemployment benefits and reform a trust fund that pays the benefits appears destined to be negotiated by a House-Senate conference committee. After legislative leaders promised to deal with the issue in the session's first week, the...
March 14, 2016 - 5:43pm
January 27, 2016
Cliffs hanging on, but waiting to reopen plants
Cliffs Natural Resources had a terrible year in 2015, losing money and slashing production, but the company expects demand for its taconite iron...
January 27, 2016 - 3:38pm
January 14, 2016
Laid-off mine workers in Silver Bay hear from legislators
Laid-off workers and local officials gathered Wednesday evening in Silver Bay to hear from state legislators about what's being done to combat...
January 14, 2016 - 11:55am
July 31, 2015
United Taconite to idle, 420 jobs impacted
Cliffs Natural Resources Wednesday said it will idle its United Taconite operation on the Iron Range, forcing 420 layoffs as the storm in the U.S. domestic steel industry continues. The company said it has a glut of taconite iron ore pellets on hand while demand from its customers,...
July 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2013
Bayside chatter: Mariners lose to Chisholm
The Mariners fell to Chisholm, 42-14, at home in a contest that they let get away from them. The Mariners ran 71 plays from scrimmage compared to 45 for the Bluestreaks. The Mariners twice fell short on downs or time while within the Bluestreak 15-yard line in the first half and one...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 28, 2013
Frost advisory issued for parts of the Northland for tonight
Clearing skies meant sunshine and warmer weather in the Northland today - but they'll also lead to some chilly conditions tonight. The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a frost advisory for the early morning hours Monday for northern parts of the Northland, including...
July 28, 2013 - 4:05pm
July 24, 2013
Key figure in Reserve Mining lawsuits dies
The man who led Reserve Mining Co.'s handling of a federal environmental lawsuit over the disposal of taconite tailings into Lake Superior has...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Snow ending in Northland; more than a half-foot reported in some areas
Accumulating snow has largely ended in the Northland this evening. The early spring storm dropped more than a half-foot of snow in some locations. Roads...
April 6, 2013 - 8:51pm
Snow, sleet causing difficult travel in parts of the Northland today
Heavy snow and sleet is causing difficult driving conditions in parts of the Northland this afternoon. Scanner reports have indicated several rollover accidents in the Virginia and Mountain Iron areas, as well as along state Highway 169 south of Tower. A band of heavy snow continued...
April 6, 2013 - 1:55pm
March 17, 2013
Winter storm still on track to hit the Northland on Monday
A late-winter storm still is on track to affect the Northland starting late tonight and lasting through Monday night. The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories for the region for the potential of a half-foot of snow or more in some areas.
March 17, 2013 - 10:51am
March 9, 2013
Eh? Make a March match
There's no better time than now to give to food shelves. This month the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, and the Feinstein Foundation will provide a matching incentive fund for cash and food donations and affects 24 Northeastern Minnesota food shelves, including Aurora, Cloquet,...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Heavy snow expected west, south of Twin Ports
A major winter snowstorm is already pummeling North Dakota and western Minnesota and is expected to make its mark on the Northland overnight. Snow...
March 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
February 9, 2013
Eh? 3 Northland teachers up for award
Three Northland teachers are among the 134 candidates for the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Luanne Ellingsen of Lake Superior, Julie Stauber of Proctor and Mary Warner of Hibbing school districts were named this week. The winner will be announced May 5. We welcome your submissions...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am