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Lake County News Chronicle
Beargrease kids' race canceled; cutest puppy contest to be held as scheduled
Donations come in to help Two Harbors couple
Socially Active Seniors gets new director
Silver Bay Council approves resignation
Public gives input on transient dock project
Two Harbors girls dominate Silver Bay
Mariner boys rock Agates
Bayside Chatter: Storm girls drop 2, win 1
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Lake County Rescue Squad deserves applause
Ask a Trooper: Blowing snow into the street
On Faith: Jesus' Sermon on the Mount
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
GERTRUDE "Gerry" BAUMANN
DANIEL "LEE" GUALTIERI
ROGER A. BJORK
North Shore man enjoys 'monkey business' of astrophotography
North Shore Library News: Jan. 20
Lake County Past: Jan. 20
Violence prevention training offered
Humane society donation
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Jan. 20
DNR Report: Jan. 13
DNR Report: Jan. 6
DNR Report: Dec. 30
DNR Report: Dec. 16
Legals: Jan. 20
Legals: Jan. 13
Legals: Jan. 6
Legals: Dec. 30
Legals: Dec. 23
December 16, 2016
Lake and Cook counties recognized for collaboration
The work and collaboration between Lake and Cook counties' Soil and Water Conservation Districts was recognized last week with the presentation...
December 16, 2016 - 4:00am
November 25, 2016
Program works to preserve, enhance Lake Superior coast
Lake Superior has a number of organizations and agencies dedicated to protecting and rehabilitating its water resources and promoting responsible...
November 25, 2016 - 4:00am
October 21, 2016
Agates paddle out onto Lake Superior
Two Harbors High School students continued an annual tradition by testing their ingenuity against the chilly waters of Lake Superior in October...
October 21, 2016 - 4:00am
September 16, 2016
LETTER: Lake Superior shoreline can be privately owned in Minnesota
The News-Chronicle published an opinion column, written on Sept. 9 by James Manahan, regarding "who owns the stones on the shores of Lake Superior"? I am surprised Mr. Manahan was unable to find information on access rights and property ownership of Lake Superior shoreline. This information...
September 16, 2016 - 4:00am
September 2, 2016
Swimmers brave Lake Superior for climate change
About 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, a pair of swimmers stood up in the shallow water of Agate Bay and shivered as they made their way to shore after...
September 2, 2016 - 4:00am
Trail cam confirms two wolves hanging on at Isle Royale
Isle Royale's last wolves aren't ready for their obituary just yet. A trail cam placed by Michigan Technological University wolf researcher Rolf...
August 2, 2016 - 4:01pm
June 14, 2016
Five North Shore beaches posted as unsafe
Five beaches in the Two Harbors and Grand Marais areas were identified as unsafe due to elevated E. coli bacteria levels, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The department recommends no water contact for: Knife River Marina Beach, south of Two Harbors at the mouth of...
June 14, 2016 - 5:17pm
June 3, 2016
Climate Column: Student help clean up Nipigon
We have been in Nipigon for a couple of days. On May 20 we talked about climate change with 200 elementary students before embarking with them on a community clean-up, part of their "Earth Day" that was ingeniously planned to coincide with the first stint of warm sunny weather.
June 3, 2016 - 4:00am
May 27, 2016
Climate Column: Is it really May?
Greetings from our sailboat on Lake Superior! We are sliding along the Ignace Channel north of Thunder Bay, heading for the very northernmost point we can go — the town of Nipigon, up the Nipigon River. We have crossed 49 degrees north latitude. Is it really May? Not until today...
May 27, 2016 - 4:00am
May 13, 2016
Boats, boats, boats: One man’s passion helps preserve history
Building boats is all Garry Couch has ever done, and like most boat builders, he became interested in half-hull models. A half-hull model is...
May 13, 2016 - 4:00am
February 29, 2016
Casting for cohos: Agate Bay breakwall gives anglers a chance at salmon and more
It’s hard to guess what time Jeremy Spurlin and Joe Skerjance woke up Wednesday morning. The anglers live in Aurora, and by 5 a.m. they were...
February 29, 2016 - 12:58pm
December 24, 2015
Lakes temps rising globally, faster than air or oceans
Lakes across the globe are warming faster than oceans and air temperatures in a sign that climate change may be affecting freshwater environments more than anyone had previously understood. That's the finding of a report published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters and announced...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
August 21, 2015
Northwoods Family Grille finds "satisfaction" at Grille Wars
Everette Haselow, chef and part-owner at Northwoods Family Grille in Silver Bay, had his very own Keith Richards moment earlier this summer when...
August 21, 2015 - 8:08am
Social media powers 75k grant for Superior Hiking Trail
The Superior Hiking Trail leveraged social media to collect 15,000 votes and win a $75,000 grant from REI outfitters. REI pledged to give...
August 21, 2015 - 8:05am
July 24, 2015
DNR Report: July 24
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports he was invited to the Nett Lake and Bois Forte language immersion camp near Ely. He discussed water safety, invasive species and the role of the Minnesota DNR in the protection of natural resources with...
July 24, 2015 - 12:29pm