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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors City Council: Chambers gets approval for new attraction
North Shore Horizons gets new executive director
WKS holds DARE graduation
Two Harbors veteran to be honored in St. Paul
Lake County has busy road construction schedule
Baseball: Agates fall to Hermantown
Track: Agates, Mariners compete at subsections
North Shore Storm girls coaching staff resigns
Bayside Chatter: Mariners baseball, softball on winning streaks
Mariners hand out athletic awards
baseball and softball
Starwatch: Giants take over the sky in June
Belief Matters: Ambassadors of welcome
Veteran Service Officer's Briefing: Memorial Day is a day to remember those lost
On Faith: Learning to Grieve Part 1: It's important to allow grieving
Legal Learning: Bad facts make for bad policy
Donn Raymond Nelson
Gary Lee Phipps
Rita R. Svir
Bruce A. Highland, Jr.
Lake County Past: May 26
Special Olympics Torch Run comes to Two Harbors
North Shore Library News: May 26
Salmon Classic returns to North Shore
Lake County Past: May 19
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: May 26
DNR Report: May 19
DNR Report: May 12
DNR Report: May 5
DNR Report: April 28
Legals: May 26
Legals: May 19
Legals: May 12
Legals: May 5
Legals: April 28
letter to the editor
December 6, 2013
Letter to the editor: A brother's appreciation of friends and community
This past weekend I drove 1,000 miles round trip from Chicago to Two Harbors to attend a benefit fund raiser for my brother Matt who was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Matt owns The Pub and the benefit was held at the American Legion. I've always known my brother was...
December 6, 2013 - 2:18pm
November 22, 2013
Letter to the editor: Iron mines show that copper/nickel mining can be environmentally safe
Last week I was present at the talk Bill Carter gave at the Vermilion Community College here in Ely.
November 22, 2013 - 12:32pm
November 15, 2013
Letter to the editor: Stories only you can tell
"Everyone has stories," storyteller Kathryn Windham would always say at the close of a telling. "Go home now. Share your stories." Windham was perhaps the most beloved of all storytellers to tell at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. She was the only teller...
November 15, 2013 - 10:27am
Letter to the editor: Sulfide mining, why not? (Snark alert)
I read with interest the Lake County News-Chronicle's Nov. 1 issue, and was perplexed that both the Lake County DFL's committee and the Lake County News-Chronicle would be against Congressman Rick Nolan's visionary vote that clearly indicates his interest in streamlining nation-wide...
November 15, 2013 - 10:26am
Letter to the editor: Copper mining offers the real opportunity for change
I just read the letter, "Opportunities to get involved in environmental decision making" (Nov. 8) and felt the need to respond. I worked as an engineer at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for 17 years, and have worked as a consulting engineer for an additional five. My area...
November 15, 2013 - 10:25am
November 8, 2013
Letter to the editor: Opportunities to get involved in environmental decision making
Big decisions are being made these days. The decision of whether or not to engage in copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota will affect life on the North Shore for a long time to come. Similarly, pipeline expansions and creations set the course for decades ahead. It is easy to...
November 8, 2013 - 12:57pm
October 31, 2013
Letter to the editor: Fishcake dinner breaks record for attendance
Thanks to the excellent article in the News Chronicle and the Duluth News Tribune, we got more publicity for our Knife River Lutheran Church Fish Cake Supper than we have ever had. As a result, we had more people visit our church than we have ever had for this annual tradition and...
October 31, 2013 - 3:09pm
Letter to the editor: Stark seeks vote for commissioner seat
One of the advantages of living in a small community such as ours is the opportunity to meet many fellow residents. Having been raised in Two Harbors, I've had the chance to get to know many of you as friends, relatives, acquaintances or through my work as a former small business...
October 31, 2013 - 12:25pm
Letter to the editor: Hurd for county commissioner
As the Nov. 5 primary election gets closer, several people are campaigning for your votes to move on to the general election in January for the open county commissioner seat of the 4th District. I would like to take this opportunity to wholeheartedly endorse Jeremy Hurd for the office...
October 31, 2013 - 12:23pm
September 27, 2013
Letter to the editor: Memorial benches raise concerns
I would like to raise a concern regarding the proliferation of memorial benches and tables along the Two Harbors lake shore. Two years ago, a friend said it's beginning to look like a cemetery. That was before they recently sprouted like mushrooms. The city council members approved...
September 27, 2013 - 12:19pm
Letter to the editor: Rethinking rumble strips
Rumble strips were installed on several new stretches on Highway 61 (the North Shore Scenic Drive) over the last two years, either as centerline rumble strips or on the shoulders. The noise level from vehicles hitting the rumble strips can be heard several miles from the actual roadway...
September 27, 2013 - 12:18pm
September 20, 2013
Letter to the editor: MIA/POW Recognition Day is Friday
National POW/MIA Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 20. Observances are held the third Friday of September each year. We, as Americans who have enjoyed freedoms for which someone has paid the price, should take pause to recognize, thank, or remember those of our friends, neighbors,...
September 20, 2013 - 3:19pm
Letter to the editor: Union workforce building Lake Connections fiber network
I was proud to see that Frontier Communications was saluting labor and its partnership with IBEW 949, in the Aug. 30 issue of the Chronicle. It was great timing for Labor Day. I would like to state that my home internet provider is Frontier but as I read the article, I noticed it...
September 20, 2013 - 3:18pm
June 27, 2013
Letter to the editor: Potted silk flowers missing from cemetery
Somewhere in the area someone has decorated a yard with a beautiful pot of silk flowers hanging from a shepherd's hook. We hope at least a bit of guilt is felt while looking at it, because it was removed from a grave at the Silver Creek Cemetery only a day or so before Memorial D...
June 27, 2013 - 5:39pm
June 13, 2013
Letter to the editor: City lineworkers deserve wage increase
I work as a lineman for Coop Light and Power. I have many friends that work at the City of Two Harbors. There is a huge disparity in wages and benefits between the City of Two Harbors and Cooperative Light and Power. Lineman wages are approximately $10 an hour more at the Coop. My...
June 13, 2013 - 2:53pm