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Lake County News Chronicle
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Aug. 26
Two Harbors Police Report: Aug. 26
Radio Activity: Archivist's ambitious undertaking
MnDOT presents plan for bike route through Lake County
After 53 years, Two Harbors Lumber Co. for sale
Offense is key to Agates' success
Experience not lacking for Two Harbors football
Bayside Chatter: Mariners look to rebuild after losing seven starters
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League: Final standings
Swim team looks to rebuild after graduation losses
baseball and softball
Letter: A life-changing volunteer opportunity
Legal Learning: Age discrimination illegal, but still present
On Faith: Making time for the Sabbath day
Judge's View: Smartphones can lead to dumb acts behind the wheel
Ask a Trooper: Minimum size for a steering wheel
ROBERT (Freeman) BENGTSSON
BRUCE A. ESKOLA
MARY (CHAUNCY) OPSAHL
North Shore Library News: Aug. 26
Lake County Past: Aug. 26
A Lake County weekend busy with events
North Shore Library News: Aug. 19
Lake County Past: Aug. 19
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Aug. 26
Minnesota wolf population stable
DNR Report: Aug. 19
DNR Report: Aug. 12
Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Legals: Aug. 19
Legals: Aug. 12
Legals: Aug. 5
Legals: July 29
Legals: July 22
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