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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors Council moves forward with CIP
Commission urges action on toxic flame retardant in Great Lakes region
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Dec. 2
Grant to allow students Internet access on buses
Two Harbors Police Report: Dec. 2
Mariners fall to Duluth Marshall
Bayside Chatter: Rebels swept away by Storm
Agate senior selected for Minnesota football all-star game
Bayside Chatter: Storm girls tally a win, loss and tie
Despite nerves, Overby goes to state
baseball and softball
Letter: Thank you Segog for Christmas spirit
On Faith: Advent is a time of reflection and prayer
Ask a Trooper: Drive with clean windows this winter
Climate Column: The voice of our youth
Starwatch: December is great for moon fans
Mary Manley (Tamblyn)
WILLIAM ALLEN COX
RICHARD E. "OZZIE" CARLSON
MAGEN JEAN SCHNEIDER
ALICE E. FRANSEN
North Shore Library News: Dec. 2
Two Harbors pianists compete in contest
Lake County Past: Dec. 2
Julebyen expands for fourth year
Shop Local Contest returns again
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Dec. 2
Local trails to be included in national trail network
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter's majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota's backcountry
DNR Report: Nov. 25
DNR Report: Nov. 18
Legals: Dec. 2
Legals: Nov. 25
Legals: Nov. 18
Legals: Nov. 11
Legals: Oct. 28
November 25, 2016
Legal Learning: Affirmative Action in Lake County
Lake County has an Affirmative Action Plan. In fact, it has had an Affirmative Action Plan since 1988. Each year the County Board updates the plan. Here is what the current plan says:
November 25, 2016 - 4:00am
November 10, 2016
Legal Learning: Hunting laws are complicated
For two weeks and two days this year (Nov. 5 to Nov. 20), you can legally kill deer in Lake County. It's amazing how detailed the regulations are, set by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR publishes a 128 page booklet called "Hunting & Trapping" with all the hunting...
November 10, 2016 - 4:00am
October 28, 2016
Legal Learning: How should I vote on the constitutional amendment?
My sister, Pat Anderson of Madelia (who just moved to Mankato) wrote to me: "I got my absentee ballot and I realize we have to vote Yes or No on this question: 'Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to remove state lawmakers' power to set their own salaries, and instead establish...
October 28, 2016 - 4:00am
October 7, 2016
Legal Learning: Donald Trump's many lawsuits
Lawyers love lawsuits. Most of us lawyers charge by the hour — $200, $300, $400 an hour or more — so the more lawsuits, the better. Business owners normally hate lawsuits. They are costly and time consuming, distracting you from running your business. Donald Trump is the exception...
October 7, 2016 - 4:00am
September 23, 2016
Legal Learning: An eye for an eye? Not in Minnesota
According to the Bible, "eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him." Leviticus 24:20 and Exodus 21:24. So if you murder someone, we the government will do the same to you. Capital punishment (originally named for execution by beheading)...
September 23, 2016 - 4:00am
September 9, 2016
Legal Learning: Who owns the stones?
It amazes me that no one has asked that question before -- who owns the stones on the shores of Lake Superior? A reader asked me that question, so I've asked everyone who should know, and I got a lot of conflicting answers.
September 9, 2016 - 4:00am
August 26, 2016
Legal Learning: Age discrimination illegal, but still present
Age discrimination is illegal in America, right? Everyone knows you can't refuse to hire someone, or fire someone, just because of his or her age.
August 26, 2016 - 4:00am
August 12, 2016
Legal Learning: Black Beach isn't hidden anymore
It's been called one of the eight best "hidden beaches" in Minnesota. But Black Beach in Silver Bay is not hidden any more.
August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
July 22, 2016
Legal Learning: Gun laws and ducks
Our Congressman, Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, recently gave a speech in the House of Representatives about the need for stricter gun laws, and he made a point I hadn't heard before. More than 100 members of Congress sat down on the House floor to demand that Speaker Paul Ryan allow a vote...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
July 8, 2016
Legal Learning: Disney and the duty to warn
Does Disney World have a duty to warn its hotel guests that there are child-eating alligators in the lakes? Does Temperance River State Park have a duty to warn visitors that the river is very swift and can carry you away if you fall in? Does a store owner have a duty to warn customers...
July 8, 2016 - 4:00am
June 10, 2016
Legal Learning: Legislature drops the ball on housing
Our state senators and representatives, Republicans and Democrats, agreed last month that a bonding bill with money for affordable housing is necessary. CHUM Duluth (Churches United in Ministry) was advocating for $130 million; Gov. Mark Dayton asked for $90 million; and finally everyone...
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
May 27, 2016
Legal Learning: Drug sentencing reform passes in Minnesota
The statistics are shocking, and have gotten the attention of lawmakers, Republicans and Democrats, in Washington, D.C., and in St. Paul.
May 27, 2016 - 4:00am
May 13, 2016
Legal Learning: Drastic steps needed to increase voter participation
Our new state representative for District 3A, which includes most of Lake County, is Rob Ecklund, D-International Falls. He was chosen in a special election last October to replace David Dill, who died in August 2015. I asked Mr. Ecklund if he supports House File 342, which would...
May 13, 2016 - 4:00am
May 6, 2016
Legal Learning: Discrimination in Silver Bay might be legal
It was news all over America. The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association headline: "Silver Bay City Council removes Bent Paddle beer from muni in response to company's copper mining stance." In Boston, The Beer Advocate newsletter: "Silver Bay City Council votes to remove Bent...
May 6, 2016 - 4:00am
April 22, 2016
Letter: Decline of the unions, middle class aren't coincidental
James Manahan's Legal Learning column from April 15 offers a valid assessment of some differences between United States. and Scandinavian societies. The Scandinavian countries have very small populations compared to the United States. Until recent immigration influx, they have also...
April 22, 2016 - 4:00am