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Lake County Sheriff's Report: Sept 22
Two Harbors Police Report: Sept. 22
Two Harbors Area Fund reaches milestone
Silver Bay City Council: Horn Boulevard project, admin contract discussed
Student News: Sept. 22
Volleyball: Mariners lose three
Volleyball: Agates still winless
Football: Two Harbors rebound against Pine City
Soccer: Agates win one, tie twice
Football: Missing five starters, Silver Bay falls to North Woods
baseball and softball
On Faith: Unexpected turns in life
Consumers: What to do after Equifax data breach
Adventures in Early Childhood: Friendships and peer role models in the classroom
Beuna May Bugel: Misunderstanding of epilepsy
Ask a Trooper: Turn signals and roundabouts
Donald Martin Severson
Murphy speaks at AKRW program
North Shore Library News: Sept. 22
Lake County Past: Sept. 22
Wolf Ridge Organic Farm holds research field day
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Sept. 22
Agencies, landowners partner to improve forest health
DNR Report: Sept. 15
DNR Report: Sept. 8
DNR Report: Sept. 1
Classifieds: Sept. 1
Classifieds: Aug. 25
Classifieds: Aug. 18
Classifieds: Aug. 11
Legal: Aug. 4
September 15, 2017
Legal Learning: Supreme Court weighs in on North Carolina law
"Man God is Good! How about I got so much favor they dismissed the ticket before court even started? No fine, no court cost, no nothing spent... Praise be to GOD, Wow! Thanks JESUS!"
September 15, 2017 - 4:00am
September 1, 2017
Legal Learning: Health care systems around the world explained
It took a Finnish-American woman to make me understand all the possible health care systems in the world. Her name is Anu Partanen and her book is "The Nordic Theory of Everything." You can get it at the library. There is a lot we can learn from the Finns.
September 1, 2017 - 4:00am
August 11, 2017
Legal Learning: Lawyers are popular again and defending LSC
It made me proud to see the way so many lawyers responded to President Donald Trump's travel ban. Hundreds of attorneys rushed to the airports. They worked for days, around the clock, for free, to protect people with green cards, people with visas, people who were following their...
August 11, 2017 - 4:00am
July 14, 2017
Legal Learning: Is the 'travel ban' unconstitutional?
The "travel ban" case raises an interesting legal question — can statements made by Candidate Donald Trump be considered by judges when deciding if an order by President Donald Trump is constitutional? During the presidential campaign last year, Candidate Trump called for a "total...
July 14, 2017 - 4:00am
June 30, 2017
Letter: Manahan columns are great
Please know that I thoroughly enjoy Jim Manahan's Legal Learning column each presentation. His writing skills tell of knowledge and research responsibility. Jim's column is a boon to your newspaper. He adds depth to the Lake County News-Chronicle.
June 30, 2017 - 4:00am
Legal Learning: Sensible gun control laws are needed
A Lake County man was charged earlier this year with carrying a weapon (a pistol) without a permit. At his trial in Two Harbors last month, he told the jury that he was a "constitutionalist." By that he meant that under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution he has a right...
June 30, 2017 - 4:00am
June 16, 2017
Legal Learning: What does 'emolument' mean?
If you look the word "emolument" up in Merriam Webster's dictionary, it means "the returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perquisites."
June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
June 2, 2017
Legal Learning: Stricter laws for drivers of commercial vehicles
Judge Michael Cuzzo, who handles most cases in Lake County and Cook County, recently called my attention to a law I didn't know about. It's actually a Minnesota statute and a federal regulation.
June 2, 2017 - 4:00am
May 19, 2017
Legal Learning: Bad facts make for bad policy
We've been hearing a lot lately about the crime wave sweeping America. According to President Donald Trump drugs "pour in at a now unprecedented rate" across our borders, and "criminal cartels have spread across our nation." Trump pledged to stop the country's "terrible drug epidemic,"...
May 19, 2017 - 4:00am
May 5, 2017
Legal Learning: How to solve the redistricting problem
State Rep. Jennifer Schultz, DFL-Duluth, has introduced an interesting bill in the Minnesota Legislature. It is her attempt to solve the problem that occurs every 10 years in Minnesota (following each census) when the legislature has to redraw the lines for U.S. Congressional Districts,...
May 5, 2017 - 4:00am
April 21, 2017
Legal Learning: Klobuchar leads way on courtroom cameras
United States Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have introduced legislation to allow cameras in federal courtrooms. That's a Democrat and a Republican working together in dysfunctional Washington, D.C. Co-sponsors include Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., Sen....
April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
April 7, 2017
Legal Learning: Real ID is controversial
Back in 2005 the U.S. Congress and President George W. Bush enacted a law proposed by the 9/11 Commission. The act established minimum security standards for state driver's licenses and identification cards, and prohibited federal agencies from accepting licenses from states that...
April 7, 2017 - 12:30am
March 24, 2017
Legal Learning: ERA is back in Minnesota Legislature
It ain't over until it's over, according to the old saying. Well, maybe it ain't over for the Equal Rights Amendment.
March 24, 2017 - 4:00am
March 10, 2017
Legal Learning: Predicting lethality and femicides
Police and sheriff's deputies in Lake County are now using a "lethality screen" when they get a domestic violence call. The victim is asked 11 questions about the history of her relationship with her husband or boyfriend, and her answers can indicate the likelihood of future lethality...
March 10, 2017 - 4:00am
February 24, 2017
Legal Learning: Bill could repeal seat belt gag rule
Three Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature have introduced a bill to repeal Minnesota's seat belt gag rule. So far the House Civil Law Committee has approved the bill and referred it to the Public Safety Committee for further action.
February 24, 2017 - 4:00am