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Lake County News Chronicle
Van rolls in ditch along Highway 61 Expressway
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Oct. 21
Two Harbors Police Report: Oct. 21
Community Partners focuses on mindful aging
Lake County DAC to hold grand opening, Fall Festival
Agates shutout by Proctor
Soccer season ends in playoff loss to Hermantown
North Shore competes at Proctor Invitational
Two Harbors starts to turn program around
Mariners finish season strong
baseball and softball
Letter: Bathhouse overpriced, eyesore for tourists
Adventures in Early Childhood: Little teachers to remind me how to show kindness
Judge's View: Judges are not given free rein in sentencing decisions
Ask a Trooper: Do I need both side mirrors on my vehicle?
On Faith: Is joy at the core of our being?
ELAINE A. HANSON
PAULA J. JOHNSON
DONNA JUNE MARINELLO
MARJORIE MAE "MARGE" KROG
RICHARD M. SARTELL
Agates paddle out onto Lake Superior
'Sunshine Boys' coming to a stage near you
Silver Bay celebrates homecoming
Lake County Past: Oct. 21
North Shore Library News: Oct. 14
arts and entertainment
Northland Outdoors: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Grouse hunting success remains mixed in MN, WI as leaves come down
DNR Report: Oct. 21
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
DNR Report: Oct. 14
Legals: Oct. 21
Legas: Oct. 14
Legals: Sept. 30
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
letter to the editor
June 5, 2015
Letter to the Editor: Trail project funds could be used for road repairs
I have taken photos of the early phase of building an extension to the Two Harbors bike trail. I live nearby, so in theory I will benefit from this construction project. But my photos only show the beginning of the build. Soon after this the big cranes - well, huge - arrived to...
June 5, 2015 - 3:39pm
January 30, 2015
Letter to the editor: Library receives grant
The Two Harbors Public Library is proud to announce that we are one of the recipients of an Expanded Learning Through Libraries mini-grant from the Minnesota Department of Education through a Library Services and Technology Act (LS-00-14-0024-14) grant from the Institute of Museum...
January 30, 2015 - 12:25pm
November 28, 2014
Letter to the editor: Lake County leader with broadband
From Sue Hilliard Silver Creek Township Last week, we had the distinct privilege of attending the Blandin Foundation Conference, Border to Border Broadband: No Community Left Behind. The two-day conference featured speakers and breakout sessions in which many folks from across...
November 28, 2014 - 1:33pm
November 7, 2014
Guest Commentary: Definitely a "U" in community radio
From Jackie Rennwald Two Harbors Community Radio People ask a lot, "When will the radio station be on the air?" or "Have you guys started yet? Am I missing it already?" The response is — we won't be broadcasting until January or February at the earliest, and that no one...
November 7, 2014 - 10:54am
October 31, 2014
Letter to the editor: Bus drivers deserve thanks
From Alma Carlson Two Harbors Hats off to the bus drivers of Arrowhead Transit. I have watched them load and unload walkers, load wheelchairs, fasten them down, unfasten them and unload them at their destination. It's a service I have not yet needed, but appreciate. They have...
October 31, 2014 - 1:49pm
October 24, 2014
Candidate's voice: Re-elect Johnson for sheriff
From Carey Johnson Lake County Sheriff First and foremost, I would like to thank you all for the privilege of being able to serve you as your sheriff for the past eight years. I do not take this job for granted. I know how important it is that your sheriff be honest, trustworthy...
October 24, 2014 - 2:46pm
Candidate's voice: Re-elect Norberg
From Jerry Norberg Two Harbors City Councilor At-large First and foremost, I want to thank the citizens of Two Harbors for the privilege of serving them as councilor for the past four years. During my tenure on the Council, we have seen many changes in our city. One of the most...
October 24, 2014 - 2:46pm
Appoint or elect: More opinions
The Lake County auditor-treasurer and recorder are two positions that have long been filled by the electoral process, with residents voting on who should have the jobs. This fall, residents will be asked whether the positions should remain elected or be appointed in the future....
October 24, 2014 - 2:45pm
Candidate's voice: Re-elect Murphy
Rep. Mary Murphy District 3B I'm running for re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives to finish what we started which I think will take at least four more years. I believe the 2013-14 sessions were the most productive since the Minnesota Miracle of the 1970s. When...
October 24, 2014 - 2:44pm
Endorsement: Libal for auditor
From Tim Costley Two Harbors I am writing in support of Linda (Sellman) Libal for the position of Lake County Auditor. On the merits, Linda is eminently qualified for this position. Her honesty and integrity are unquestionable. She has a degree in business, accounting and economics...
October 24, 2014 - 2:43pm
October 10, 2014
Letter to the editor: Fair frustrations
This is a letter Marie Anderson of Two Harbors sent to the Lake County Agricultural Society and Fair Board on Aug. 26 regarding the 2014 Lake County Fair. She said that on Sept. 11, she was contacted and told that the board was drafting an official response to her concerns.
October 10, 2014 - 12:02pm
September 12, 2014
Letter to the editor: Help with "Art for Kids"
From Nya Johnson District 8, ALA Juniors Honorary President I am a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Juniors Post 109. We are starting out the year with a meeting on Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. at the American Legion in Two Harbors. American Legion Auxiliary Juniors is open...
September 12, 2014 - 12:52pm
September 8, 2014
Letter to the editor: Suicide isn't selfish
From Diane Dinndorf Friebe Two Harbors While I appreciated the overall tone of "On Faith: Suicide and Christianity" (Lake County News-Chronicle, Aug. 22 issue) I disagree strongly with one of the points. The column said that, "Suicide is a sin because it's ultimately the most...
September 8, 2014 - 10:11am
August 18, 2014
Guest commentary: Don’t move TH electrical department
From Steve Blettner Two Harbors When I started working for the City of Two Harbors in 1984, the electrical department was located at the South Avenue garage along with the public works. We had trucks, material and equipment stored there and at the gas and water garage, now called...
August 18, 2014 - 4:29pm
August 15, 2014
Letter to the editor: Otto doing stellar job as state auditor
From Fran Kaliher Two Harbors The attempt to unseat Rebecca Otto from her office as state auditor by Matt Entenza is the most blatantly ego-driven campaign I have ever witnessed. The claims he makes in the innumerable and expensive mailings I have been receiving have been ruled...
August 15, 2014 - 4:29pm