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Lake County News Chronicle
William Kelley students test camera skills in nature
Two Harbors Council: Short-term RV rental OK in proper campsite
Two Harbors street improvement project bids awarded
Lake County Sheriff's Report: May 18
Highway 1 lane closures to begin in Lake County
DNR Report: May 20
Two Harbors Youth Hockey Board hears concerns
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League Results: Week 1
Softball: Mariners surprise Esko
Track and field: Mariners set conference record
baseball and softball
Ask a Trooper: Are tinted windows OK if driver has prescription?
Hamilton: The dangers of debt
On Faith: No longer alone
Legal Learning: The rule of law and Donald Trump
Letter: Deferred assessments 'a nefarious insanity'
Wilfred "Bill" Jensen
June Virginia Leopold
North Shore Library News: May 13
Lake County Past: May 13
Residents encouraged to 'Stamp Out Hunger' Saturday
Fundraiser invites women to give gowns a second spin
Lake County Past: May 4
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: May 20
Tick season is here
DNR Report: May 12
Wolf Ridge opens sustainable lodge
Gear sale to benefit local trails
Monica Alice Johnson
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Gordon & Janice Klein
May 25, 2016
Minnesota Power adds Northshore Mining as customer
Cliffs Natural Resources and Minnesota Power announced a multi-year power supply deal and other agreements Tuesday that will see the Duluth-based utility add Northshore Mining to its portfolio of giant electricity-gobbling clients. Under the deal, Minnesota Power will supply electricity...
May 25, 2016 - 2:47pm
February 12, 2016
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission rejects electric rate shift
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Thursday rejected a proposal by Minnesota Power that would have cut electric rates for taconite plants...
February 12, 2016 - 10:51am
April 28, 2014
High winds cause power outages, big waves in the Northland (with video)
High winds brought down trees and limbs, causing power outages Monday across Duluth’s east side and the Northland. East Duluth resident...
April 28, 2014 - 11:16pm
June 21, 2013
UPDATE: Gusty winds, power outages affect Northland in wake of morning storms
Strong storms that moved across the Northland overnight and early this morning have left gusty winds and power outages in their wake. The National...
June 21, 2013 - 1:43pm
January 30, 2013
Minnesota Power to convert Hoyt Lakes coal plant to gas
Minnesota Power announced today it will convert its coal-fired power plant in Hoyt Lakes to natural gas and shut down one of three coal units...
January 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 25, 2012
Minnesota Power worker injured at Taconite Harbor
A fuel system explosion at Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder injured a long-time worker on Monday. Joe Fredrickson, 41, a fuels technician, was in a coal bunker room when the explosion occurred. He was taken by ambulance to Cook County North Shore Hospital...
October 25, 2012 - 1:23pm
October 24, 2012
Explosion victim in critical condition in Duluth hospital
The worker injured in an apparent coal-dust explosion at Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder remained in critical condition Tuesday at a Duluth hospital. A spokeswoman for Essentia Health Duluth, the former Miller-Dwan Medical Center, said Joe Fredrickson,...
October 24, 2012 - 7:20am
October 23, 2012
Worker injured in power-plant explosion
An employee of Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center was injured Monday morning in an explosion at the coal-burning power plant. Minnesota...
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota Power says dam system 'designed to handle this kind of flood and more'
Minnesota Power's system of reservoirs and dams along the St. Louis River leading into the Twin Ports is holding well despite massive amounts of water pouring through, officials said this afternoon. Utility officials say there are no problems with any of the four dams along the lower...
June 20, 2012 - 2:27pm
November 12, 2009
Minnesota Power could raise rates up to 20 percent
Minnesota Power is seeking an almost 20 percent increase in rates for its residential customers to cover investments made in cleaner, greener...
November 12, 2009 - 10:46am
May 13, 2009
Allete CEO: Mining's downturn challenges bottom line
Despite an unprecedented drop in demand from Allete's largest customer -- the mining industry -- Don Shippar, CEO and chairman, put a brave face on his company's future at an annual shareholders' meeting Tuesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. "This is one of the sharpest...
May 13, 2009 - 12:20am