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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors to purchase land for $210K for new municipal liquor store
Lake County Sheriff's Report: June 23
Two Harbors Police Report: June 23
Volunteers work to reroute Superior Hiking Trail
County seeks injunction against leaking septic system
Rivals 'take some lumps' in the opening games
Bayside Chatter: Polar League All Star games, the last for me
Track: Johnson surges to 3rd place at state
Bayside Chatter: Mariners hand out end of season awards
Agate relay team poised for state title run
baseball and softball
Home for the Summer: Parting ways in Illinois
Belief Matters: Jesus drinking a brew with a ragtag group
On Faith: Fulfilling your Christian calling
Intern Column: An Affair with Language
Consumers Column: Be aware of the signs of 'skimmers'
Lois Mae Vontin
Jeffrey A Voeltz
Joyce Evenna Sanford
Betty Jane Bailey
Marsha Vieno Parr
Talk to explore history of skiing in Minnesota
Torch run ignites Two Harbors
Lake County Past: June 23
Two Harbors City Band Concert: June 29
Program makes homes more accessible
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: June 23
DNR Report: June 16
Pow Wow Trail reopens after 6 years
DNR Report: June 9
DNR Report: June 2
Legals: June 23
Legals: June 16
Legals: June 9
Legals: June 2
Legals: May 26
Lake County Past
June 23, 2017
Lake County Past: June 23
1967 New sign erected A new sign over the entrance on Sixth Street leading to the ore docks and parkway on the shores of Lake Superior has been erected by the Two Harbors Civic Association. It depicts the modern Voyageur Country theme. Grant is approved for county village The...
June 23, 2017 - 4:00am
June 16, 2017
Lake County Past: June 16
1992 Two Harbors waste treatment option presented at hearing A small crowd heard several options for keeping waste water out of Lake Superior. The focus of the hearing were the plans drafted by Donohue, Inc., the city's consulting engineer for solving the bypass problem. Cost estimates...
June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
June 9, 2017
Lake County Past: June 6
1917 Birth of a Nation movie The "Birth of a Nation" was shown to a very large crowd at the Star Theatre last Saturday evening and everyone reported it to be the best ever seen in this city. A matinee was held in the afternoon and a very large audience was present then also. The...
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
June 2, 2017
Lake County Past: June 2
1942 Beaver Bay cemetery improvement The work of improving the Beaver Bay cemetery has been completed. A new fence and ornamental entrance with the name carried on an overhead panel and new grave markers were installed. The general effect is a fine improvement. Larson sells Beacon...
June 2, 2017 - 4:00am
May 26, 2017
Lake County Past: May 26
1917 First coal boat arrives The first coal boat of the season, the steamer General O.M. Poe, arrived in the local harbor Tuesday night with approximately 8,000 tons of coal to be unloaded here. The ore business has been rather slow the last few days on account of no boats to carry...
May 26, 2017 - 4:00am
May 19, 2017
Lake County Past: May 19
1942 Storm gives scare; many trees down Wind Velocity reaches 60 mph; resort hard hit Outside of discomforts suffered from a severe 61 mph wind and a number of fallen trees, Two Harbors received no real damage from the tornado that struck at 2:30 Friday afternoon. The storm came from...
May 19, 2017 - 4:00am
May 12, 2017
Lake County Past: May 12
1942 Rationing of sugar Officials in Washington have stated that the program will get underway as scheduled. The local rationing board has sent the qualifying sheet asking that persons familiarize themselves with what they will have to do when they register: • Number of pounds of...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00am
May 5, 2017
Lake County Past: May 5
1917 Just passing through An unusual sight was witnessed on Wednesday morning. It is estimated that between one and two thousand canvasback ducks who were on their way north to the inland lakes had gotten lost in the blinding snow storm, which was raging at the time and consequently...
May 5, 2017 - 4:00am
April 28, 2017
Lake County Past: April 28
1967 Smelt starting run; increase is sighted Smelt have begun to run in considerable numbers on streams between Silver Bay and Duluth and with warmer weather coming the run may reach a peak this weekend. Several tub-size catches were reported at various streams in the area. A large...
April 28, 2017 - 4:00am
April 21, 2017
Lake County Past: April 21
There was unusual excitement in the city and probably the largest crowd that ever came out to witness the arrival of one of the local trains swarmed around the depot and station grounds as train No. 1 pulled in from Duluth. This excitement was due to the fact that it had been rumored...
April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
April 14, 2017
Lake County Past: April 14
1967 Article on a hobby penned by local man An article describing the making from lathe turnings from scrap wood to form cups, saucers, flower pots and other articles, written by Thor E. Borgen of Two Harbors, appeared in the current issue of "Workbench," a magazine devoted to hobbies....
April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
April 7, 2017
Lake County Past: April 7
1917 House fire Joe LePage's residence, 1.5 miles northeast of Waldo, has burned to the ground. Mr. LePage got up in the morning and made a fire in the kitchen range preparatory for Mrs. LePage who was to wash on that day and departed for town. About 8 o'clock in the morning, Mrs....
April 7, 2017 - 12:13am
March 31, 2017
Lake County Past: March 31
1917 Stoney Road Fred. B. James met with the county commissioners of Lake County in regards to the Stoney Road. Mr. James says the commissioners were very favorably impressed with the possibilities of this highway and will probably take steps towards its designation as a state highway....
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
March 24, 2017
Lake County Past: March 24
1992 Dairy farms played a big part in Lake County's past If you're ever awake early in the morning, before the traffic hits the streets, before the birds begin to sing — listen carefully. With a little imagination, you can still hear it — the steady clop, clop, clop of...
March 24, 2017 - 4:00am
March 17, 2017
Lake County Past: March 17
1967 Winding snowmobile forest trail finished Completion of an 8-mile snowmobile trail through a scenic area of the Superior National Forest from Mt. Weber to the shore of Seven Beaver Lake was announced this week by Joe App, district U.S. forest ranger. In announcing the completion...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am