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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors Police Report: Dec. 15
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Dec. 15
Students present street intersection solutions
Error to cost Silver Bay taxpayers
County makes lump sum payment on settlement
Hockey: Storm boys fall short against North Branch
Hockey: Storm girls get first win
Basketball: Late run dooms Mariners
Basketball: Mariners take 2 of 3
Basketball: Agates top Cook County, fall to Virginia
baseball and softball
Whitefoot: Harassment is harassment, period
Judge's View: We must support a free press
Climate: Reviving the sacred
Center for Rural Affairs: Mental health care must not be overlooked
On Faith: Koyaanisqatsi, an unbalanced life
Kala M Lingren
Rodney K. McDonald
Kenneth Marvin Bigham
Terry L. Gerard
Mary Ann Pearson
Benefit planned for North Shore resident
North Shore Library News: Dec. 8
Two Harbors church to host live nativity
Lake County Past: Dec. 8
Artist demonstrates painting at Tettegouche
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Nov. 24
Deer harvest up 36% in NE Minn.
DNR Report: Nov. 17
DNR Report: Nov. 10
DNR Report: Nov. 3
November 4, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she'll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. "I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn't forget," she said...
November 4, 2016 - 4:00am
March 7, 2014
Lake County settles with ORIX
Lake County’s legal battle with ORIX Public Finance should be over soon. According to meeting minutes published online, the county has spent around $200,000 defending itself in the broadband-related lawsuit, which alleged that the county owed Texas-based investment firm ORIX...
March 7, 2014 - 3:45pm
July 26, 2013
Amid controversy, North Shore land parcel sold for $1.2 million
The controversial sale of a parcel of land along Lake Superior's North Shore has netted $1.2 million for the state's school trust fund. An Eden Prairie couple outbid the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in a public auction held Wednesday for the 65-acre parcel, about 10 miles...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2013
Eh? Say no to Novak
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, no, you are not the rightful heir of Andrew Novak and his lost millions. It's a scam, and a weird one, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Apparently someone's been sending e-mails telling people that the Commerce Department...
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Cravaack-Nolan one of nation's most expensive House races
One of the closest congressional races in the country also has become one of the most expensive. Minnesota's 8th District race between incumbent...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers send flood aid package to Dayton
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature today overwhelmingly approved $168 million in new state aid for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7. The entire special session took less than two hours,...
August 24, 2012 - 4:06pm
August 17, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest loans after floods
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans. The declaration issued today covers...
August 17, 2012 - 3:57pm
Flood disaster bill includes aid for people, businesses
ST. PAUL -- Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota's request to help home and business owners, but a proposed nearly $190 million funding...
August 17, 2012 - 7:02am
July 9, 2012
Two Harbors drop-in center funding in flux
The sound of oscillating fans was the only noise that broke the subdued mood in the Harbor Center in downtown Two Harbors. The center offers...
July 9, 2012 - 7:38am
July 6, 2012
Request for federal aid made in wake of Northland flooding
With flood damage estimates now at nearly $109 million for public infrastructure alone, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a request to President Obama last Friday for a disaster declaration for counties and tribes affected by the flooding last month. The request will include the nearly...
July 6, 2012 - 1:45pm
June 5, 2012
Local view: Taxpayers are on a $56 million hook for the Lake County fiber project
If it's too good to be true, it probably is. Unfortunately, that appears to be reality for Lake County taxpayers as it relates to the $70 million county broadband project. There has been much discussion, some critical, of my Minnesota Cable Communications Association's effort to...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Amid protests, Minnesota officials allow mineral exploration to expand
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Minnesota Senate approves Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate approved a Vikings stadium construction bill 38-28 late Tuesday night. Bill author Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont,...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 15, 2012
Some Northland couples ramp up wedding spending as economy improves
If the nation's economy is improving, one measure might be the difference between a violin solo and a string quartet at a wedding. In recent...
January 15, 2012 - 12:00am
December 18, 2011
Duluth-area gas sellers say there's no price conspiracy
When it comes to gas prices in Duluth, it sure looks like collusion to resident Robert Mattila. "The gas stations in Duluth have had a monopoly...
December 18, 2011 - 12:00am