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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
30-year sentence in Duluth murder; victim's family questions how serial abuser was left free to kill
Cornhole tournament scores big for food shelf
Silver Bay looks to raise 2017 levy
Silver Bay adopts driver diversion program
Agates keep rolling
Two Harbors crushes International Falls
Agates top Cloquet-Esko-Carlton
Volleyball teams both win
Bayside Chatter: Mariners fall to Ely
baseball and softball
Ask a Trooper: Selling a vehicle without a visible VIN
On Faith: Have no fear, little flock
Radio Activity: Transcending tales told
Climate Column: Climate is directly connected to poverty
Legal Learning: An eye for an eye? Not in Minnesota
RICHARD M. SARTELL
DAVID JOHN MICKELSON
SYLVIA E. KUCHTA
ROBERT A. JOHNSON
BARBARA ANN "Barb" KARDA
An enticing moon
North Shore Library News: Sept. 23
Lake County Past: Sept. 23
Brush with Kindness projects come to Silver Bay
Lake County Past: Sept. 16
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Sept. 23
Learn to prune trees, shrubs
DNR Report: Sept. 16
An 'opportunity of a lifetime'
Trip planning tools reveal the best places for fall color
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
Legals: Sept. 2
Legals: Aug. 26
Legals: Aug. 19
September 4, 2015
Home for the Summer: Goodbye for now
Well, summer is over. How can that be? We waited clear until the Fourth of July for it to begin, and even at that it got kind of a wobbly start. But, it was great, and now it's leaving us for a long stretch. It was a typical summer for us — a few visitors, a little bit of...
September 4, 2015 - 12:33pm
August 28, 2015
Home for the Summer: The cookstove is more for heating the cabin
When our cabin was built in 1946, a cookstove was installed in it. It was was placed right around the corner from the kitchen door. It still stands there today. It's short and fairly squat and its big round pipe runs up and across to a chimney. As far as we know, that was all there...
August 28, 2015 - 12:05am
August 21, 2015
Home for the Summer: It's trout season
Finally, finally it's trout season. Oh, I'm not talking about out on the big lake where fishermen are hauling in great hunky chunky lake trout. Or even the actual date when fishing season opens. I'm talking about our cabin where the resident fisherman is finally checking his hip boots...
August 21, 2015 - 9:22am
August 17, 2015
Home for the Summer: Minnesota needs a new word
Minnesota needs a new word — whingeing. It means complaining, but there's something about the word itself that explains it. We heard it first from a foreign exchange student from Australia who lived with us years ago. New Zealanders use it too, as well as South Africans. I...
August 17, 2015 - 11:51am
July 31, 2015
Lake County Past: July 31
1915 New Post Office A Post Office has been established at Larsmont and Mr. John Strom has been appointed postmaster at the new location. This will be a great convenience to the residents of this growing village as they have heretofore been obliged to have their mail come to...
July 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 17, 2015
Cloquet man dies from injuries suffered in Highway 61 crash
A Cloquet man has died from injuries suffered in a head-on crash on Minnesota Highway 61 near Cole Drechsler, 20, was driving south just before 11 p.m. Saturday when his vehicle was struck by a car traveling north in the southbound lanes. The driver of the other car, Philip Bergerson,...
July 17, 2015 - 1:49pm
July 10, 2015
Woman dies after fall while hiking on North Shore
An 85-year-old woman died from her injuries after falling near the upper falls on the Encampment River on the North Shore, authorities reported Friday. The Lake County Sheriff's Office identified the woman as Sarah O'Brien of White Bear Lake, Minn. The sheriff's office...
July 10, 2015 - 11:02pm
35 years after base closes, 756th Radar Squadron re-unites
From a hillside three miles northeast of Finland, for 30 years during the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force watched the skies for any unknown aircraft...
July 10, 2015 - 3:48pm
North Shore Rotary gets new president
On June 23, the North Shore Rotary celebrated The Changing of the Guard with a picnic where President Lyle Northey, right, passed the job to...
July 10, 2015 - 3:21pm
July 3, 2015
Two Harbors woman found safe after kayaking mishap
A 62-year-old Two Harbors woman was found safe but cold and dehydrated after a night in the woods following a kayaking mishap on the Cloquet River near Brimson. Susan Rae Vaughn was part of a group of kayakers who started a trip on the Cloquet River off Bear Lake Road at about...
July 3, 2015 - 11:39am
Bay Days features strength competition, kids' activities and more
The annual Bay Days festival returns to Silver Bay and Beaver Bay this summer with new events, including a Scottish strength competition, an...
July 3, 2015 - 10:07am
June 26, 2015
Lutsen 99er prepares for over 1,400 mountain bike riders
Lutsen Mountains has long been known as a downhill skiing destination. But in recent years the North Shore resort and the surrounding area have...
June 26, 2015 - 2:15pm
May 22, 2015
Scenic Railroad moves forward with Knife River stop
The North Shore Scenic Railroad is getting closer to making Knife River a permanent stop on their route after a board meeting last week. The...
May 22, 2015 - 2:22pm
April 24, 2015
Sky, Horse, Water, Earth: North Shore gives inspiration to artist
community/arts and entertainment
April 24, 2015 - 2:34pm
January 27, 2015
Beargrease update: Past champs Anderson, Schroeder set up for close race to the finish
FINLAND - Good friends and fierce competitors Ryan Anderson and Nathan Schroeder are in the lead as the 2015 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon...
January 27, 2015 - 3:40pm