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Fourth time's a charm for spelling bee champ
Fundraiser 'burros' in for William Kelley Schools
Lake County hires construction manager for highway garage
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Jan. 12
Two Harbors Police Report: Jan. 12
Two Harbors Curling Club league standings: Jan. 11
'Take a Kid Fishing' this weekend
DNR Report: Jan. 12
Two Harbors Curling Club League Standings
Sled dog racing: Two Harbors musher fifth in Gunflint Mail
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North Shore Horizons: Phone habits while driving can cost lives
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Letter: Tugboat should be moved to land
Ask a Trooper: Is a cruiser tire 'consumer twin' available?
Mae M. Dehnhoff
Steven Lee Lutz
Odelia "Deel" Hoffman
Barbara Johnson Geller
Carol Rosena (Brant) Holden
Two Harbors Area, LaBounty funds invite grant applicants
Lake County Past: Jan. 12
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Vigil shines light on human trafficking
North Shore Library News: Jan. 5
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'Take a Kid Fishing' this weekend
DNR Report: Jan. 12
DNR Report: Jan. 5
DNR Report: Dec. 29
Mother-son team treks Pacific Crest Trail
Gordon & Janice Klein
November 3, 2017
Jury sides with contractor in dispute with Lake County over broadband project
After five days of testimony and evidence, a jury on Friday ruled in favor of Rohl Networks LP, awarding the company more than $2.075 million...
November 3, 2017 - 11:19pm
November 2, 2017
Broadband trial continues
After three days of testimony in a civil trial between Lake County and Rohl Networks, LP, five witnesses have taken the stand and the plaintiff...
November 2, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 27, 2017
Lake County, Rohl head to trial
Lake County and Rohl Networks, LP will head to trial Monday in Lake County over a lawsuit regarding the construction of Lake Connections, the...
October 27, 2017 - 4:00am
September 8, 2017
Lake Connections outage traced to AT&T cell tower
Lake Connections, Verizon and AT&T customers in the Two Harbors area experienced an outage Tuesday morning due to an issue involving an AT&T...
September 8, 2017 - 4:00am
September 5, 2017
Verizon, Lake Connections services restored
Verizon and Lake Connections services have been restored in the Two Harbors area. As of 11:45 a.m. Tuesday Verizon customer service said they were aware of the issue and technicians were working to restore service, though customers have reported to the News-Chronicle that their service...
September 5, 2017 - 12:13pm
July 28, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lake County's courage to expand broadband deserves recognition
Hope is the engine that powers change. Hope inspires communities to imagine a vibrant future for themselves and the generations to come. Lake County leaders' foresight, and ultimate decision, to strengthen their community by expanding high-speed Internet (broadband) access was grounded...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
July 21, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lake Connections a failed broadband effort
In 2012, workers strung fiber optic cable in Two Harbors as part of Lake County's Lake Connections broadband internet project. Today, the network is almost completely built but the county has decided to try to sell the operation.
July 21, 2017 - 4:00am
June 16, 2017
Lake Connections for sale: County Board declares intent to sell broadband company
After seven years and millions of dollars spent, Lake County looks to be getting out of the broadband internet business. The Lake County Board...
June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
June 19, 2015
Race against clock as broadband project approaches deadline
After five years and more than $70 million dollars, the Lake County broadband project, dubbed Lake Connections, is nearing completion. "We're working to try to get everything done," said County Administrator Matt Huddleston last week.
June 19, 2015 - 1:29am
April 24, 2015
Lake Connections announces hires
Lake Connections, Lake County's fiber optic network, announced three new hires at its Two Harbors headquarters last week. Josh Innis was hired as a member of the inspection team. Innis' responsibilities include completing drops to homes and businesses, conducting outside...
April 24, 2015 - 1:52pm
March 27, 2015
Lake Connections project consultant passes away
Gene South, a project consultant for Lake County's broadband network Lake Connections, passed away last week in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 67. South was the CEO and general manager for a telephone company in Annandale, Minn., for 17 years before being hired in 2011 with Jeff Roiland...
March 27, 2015 - 12:09pm
March 20, 2015
Open house for broadband project
An open house will be hosted at the Lake Connections headquarters Saturday for residents that want to learn about the county's broadband project or are interested in signing up for service. The open house is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Connections headquarters, 409 17th Ave., Two...
March 20, 2015 - 11:57am
March 6, 2015
County board considers year 3 of data center marketing contract
At the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Brian Hanson of APEX presented a new data center marketing proposal to the board. Lake County and Cooperative Light and Power in Two Harbors have been paying APEX, a business development firm in Duluth, to market a parcel...
March 6, 2015 - 12:11pm
June 27, 2014
First customers connected to broadband
Putting legal battles and naysayers behind them, Lake Connections, the county-owned telecommunications company has finally begun connecting customers...
June 27, 2014 - 10:32am
April 25, 2014
Lake Connections open house May 1 in Silver Bay
Lake Connections is hosting a community open house at the Silver Bay Fire Hall on May 1 from 4-7 p.m. High-speed internet, digital TV and voice services will be available for live demonstrations. Lake Connections staff will be on hand to answer questions and residents can complete...
April 25, 2014 - 10:41am