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Lake County News Chronicle
Authorities search for armed man near Finland
Castle Danger Brewery plans major expansion
Local thrift store works to create youth center
North Shore Horizons welcomes new members
Robotics teams gear up for competition
Bayside Chatter: Storm boys wrap up regular season
Mariners top Wrens in thriller
Agates battling for playoff position
Bayside Chatter: Storm girls wrap up season
Lemke sets single game scoring record
baseball and softball
Live Well Lake County: Be a leader on chronic conditions, fall preventions
Legal Learning: Bill could repeal seat belt gag rule
Starwatch: Venus makes way for Mercury
On Faith: The potter and the clay
On Faith: Let your little light shine
Irene "Blanche" Westermeyer
JACK B. RAY
WALLACE R. CARLSON
North Shore Library News: Feb. 24
Lake County Past: Feb. 24
Winter fun in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: Feb 17
Cabin Fever Reliever ticket presale begins
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Feb. 24
DNR Report: Feb. 17
DNR Report: Feb. 10
Voyageur Club helps out a great cause
DNR Report: Feb. 3
Legals: Feb. 17
Legals: Feb. 10
Legals: Feb. 3
Legals: Jan. 27
Legals: Jan. 20
August 19, 2016
Home for the Summer: Always turning off to the right
For interesting little gravel roads that go who-knows-where, there's no place like the North Shore. Ever since we started coming up here I've driven down as many of them as I could manage. Some of them I wish I hadn't explored -- like those roads that don't look like driveways but...
August 19, 2016 - 4:00am
August 12, 2016
Home for the Summer: Bubbles are among my favorite things
Years ago I wrote about liking bubbles. I still like them. At home I have a bottle of bubbles with a wand inside on the outside kitchen window sill. Many mornings, after I get the newspaper off the driveway, I take a bubble break and blow a few around the neighborhood. Up at the...
August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
August 5, 2016
Home for the Summer: Our winter inside the cabin
It's the middle of summer, and we occasionally have snow showers in the cabin. OK, OK -- flurries, occasional flurries. Just before we arrived, the new roof on our cabin was finished. It looks great and we enjoy the patter of rain overhead now that we know the roof and eaves are...
August 5, 2016 - 4:00am
July 29, 2016
Home for the Summer: New changes around the North Shore
Every summer, after we're just slightly settled into the cabin, we take a day to drive around and see what's what in our North Shore neighborhood. We notice what property is newly for sale, or still for sale, or sold. We're on the look-out for foxy new mailboxes or new pieces of sculpture...
July 29, 2016 - 4:00am
July 22, 2016
Home for the Summer: Little critters make themselves at home
We've been up in the cabin long enough now to have gotten our live-and-let-live policy in regard to critters up and running. When we first arrive, there are no chipmunks. Rather, there are no chipmunks that we are aware of. Lots of them live under the cabin, and when humans show up...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
July 15, 2016
Home for the Summer: The robin fussed, but hung around
Back at home we live on a little man-made lake. Sometimes it's called a pond, but since we're not in the land of 10,000 lakes we mostly can get away with calling it a lake. We moved there years ago, and our three daughters all grew up there. Gasoline motors were not permitted on the...
July 15, 2016 - 4:00am
July 9, 2016
Missing child near Finland found
A 14-year-old boy who was reported missing late Friday night was found early Saturday morning. The boys was found at 3:11 a.m after being missing for nearly 11 hours. According to Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson, the boy was found in the garage of a home on Highway 61 near the...
July 9, 2016 - 11:42am
Home for the Summer: Meeting Betty in Finland
Our love affair with Lake Superior's North Shore began in 1973 when we first stayed at Fenstad's Resort.
July 9, 2016 - 4:00am
June 17, 2016
Home for the Summer: Caring for plants on the North Shore
Well, we're back — back up in Minnesota, back on the North Shore, back in our cabin. We're checking out what's new (our roof and eaves), what's changed (the beach), what's the same (just about everything else).
June 17, 2016 - 4:00am
June 15, 2016
Two of five North Shore beaches still remain unsafe
Three of the five beaches in Two Harbors and Grand Marais areas that were identified as unsafe Tuesday have been removed from the advisory list, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The Knife River Marina Beach, Agate Bay Beach in Two Harbors and Burlington Bay Beach...
June 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
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
May 7, 2016
Crews battling new wildfires near Finland, Embarrass
Read an updated story here. --- Two new wildfires drew the attention of fire crews in the Northland on Saturday -- one in the Embarrass area, and another near Finland. The Northland FireWire reported that "numerous" fire departments were battling a wildfire near the intersection of...
May 7, 2016 - 7:02pm
May 6, 2016
'85 cold case still unsolved after remains found at Gooseberry Falls 2 years ago
Two years ago today, an off-duty Lake County Sheriff's Office employee discovered the skeletal remains of a woman while training his dog in a...
May 6, 2016 - 4:00am
May 2, 2016
Lake County plans 50-mile mountain-biking trail
Northern Minnesota mountain bikers might soon have another substantial chunk of backcountry dirt to ride on the North Shore. Lake County officials...
May 2, 2016 - 10:51am
April 8, 2016
NSFCU Hunger Heroes campaign completes first month with success
North Shore Federal Credit Union's Hunger Hero campaign completed its first month with great success. NSFCU members donated over $8,000 in...
April 8, 2016 - 4:00am