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Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors to purchase land for $210K for new municipal liquor store
Lake County Sheriff's Report: June 23
Two Harbors Police Report: June 23
Volunteers work to reroute Superior Hiking Trail
County seeks injunction against leaking septic system
Rivals 'take some lumps' in the opening games
Bayside Chatter: Polar League All Star games, the last for me
Track: Johnson surges to 3rd place at state
Bayside Chatter: Mariners hand out end of season awards
Agate relay team poised for state title run
baseball and softball
Home for the Summer: Parting ways in Illinois
Belief Matters: Jesus drinking a brew with a ragtag group
On Faith: Fulfilling your Christian calling
Intern Column: An Affair with Language
Consumers Column: Be aware of the signs of 'skimmers'
Jeffrey A Voeltz
Lois Mae Vontin
Joyce Evenna Sanford
Betty Jane Bailey
Marsha Vieno Parr
Talk to explore history of skiing in Minnesota
Torch run ignites Two Harbors
Lake County Past: June 23
Two Harbors City Band Concert: June 29
Program makes homes more accessible
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: June 23
DNR Report: June 16
Pow Wow Trail reopens after 6 years
DNR Report: June 9
DNR Report: June 2
Legals: June 23
Legals: June 16
Legals: June 9
Legals: June 2
Legals: May 26
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