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Lake County News Chronicle
Knife River's hidden gem
Lake County Sheriff's Report: July 21
Student News: July 14
Dixie makes a comeback
Silver Bay City Council: Grant application for wastewater project approved
Despite setbacks, student wouldn't trade sports 'for the world'
Legion Baseball: Rivals fall short in first playoff game
Legion Baseball: Rivals fall twice
Legion Baseball: Best strikes out 13 in Rivals win
WKHS trap team competes at state
baseball and softball
Home for the Summer: Thoughts of Halloween a couple months early
Letter: Big copper and Rick Nolan team unacceptable
Ask a Trooper: What should I do if pet is left alone in hot car?
Guest Commentary: Lake Connections a failed broadband effort
Ask a Trooper: Rules for tinted windows
Carol M. Giacomini
Joyce Evenna Sanford
Darlene Kay Tanski (Nachtmann)
Arthur Andrew Beebe
Two Harbors City Band Concert Program: July 27
Two Harbors Kayak Festival celebrates 20 years
Locals do well in Bay to Bay run, walk
A different kind of volunteer
North Shore Library News: July 21
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: July 21
DNR Report: July 14
DNR Report: July 7
Minnesota residents can fish in state parks without a license
DNR Report: June 30
Legals: July 14
Legals: July 7
Legals: June 30
Legals: June 23
Legals: June 16
June 30, 2017
Ely canoe outfitter shut down by IRS
Ely's oldest operating canoe-outfitting business has been shut down by the Internal Revenue Service for nonpayment of taxes, with equipment and canoes apparently seized by the government. An IRS notice on the door of Wilderness Outfitters notifies potential customers of the closure...
June 30, 2017 - 4:00am
November 25, 2016
Column: Getting outside the comfort zone
At about 8 a.m. last Saturday I sat in a camping chair in about 12 inches of snow and I wore enough blaze orange to be spotted from the International Space Station.
November 25, 2016 - 4:00am
November 4, 2016
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
Global explorer Will Steger was hiking the North Shore ridge in 1996, at a vista along the Superior Hiking Trail, when he noticed something in...
November 4, 2016 - 4:00am
October 7, 2016
SHTA unveils new website
The Superior Hiking Trail recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and as part of the celebration, the Superior Hiking Trail Association recently...
October 7, 2016 - 4:00am
July 18, 2016
SWCD to lead canoe trip down Cloquet River
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District is partnering with the South St. Louis SWCD to offer a canoe float down the Cloquet River Saturday.
July 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 10, 2016
DNR Report: June 10
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports he spent several days working at the international border as part of an interagency operation checking compliance of fish and game laws. The majority of hunters and anglers checked crossing the border...
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
February 19, 2016
Silver Bay DNR officer "surprised" by award
Silver Bay's Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer David Schottenbauer recently received a Meritorious Service Award...
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am
January 10, 2016
Ward Wallin wins 12-dog title at Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race
Ward Wallin of Two Harbors and his team won the 12-dog title of the 2016 Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race, crossing the finish line just ahead of runner-up Matt Schmidt of Grand Marais late Saturday at Trail Center Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Wallin finished the 100-mile race that...
January 10, 2016 - 10:45am
December 31, 2015
Start the new year on the right foot (and the left) with a 'First Day Hike' at Tettegouche State Park
Burn off holiday calories, cure cabin fever and enjoy the winter landscape and wildlife by joining the naturalist for a First Day Hike at Tettegouche State Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1. First Day Hikes are part a nationwide effort to get as many kids and adults as possible...
December 31, 2015 - 4:00am
June 12, 2015
Help whip the SHT into shape
Staff at the Superior Hiking Trail Association are seeking volunteers to help trim back summer growth on the Superior Hiking Trail. "Trail Whip Saturdays" will be held June 27 and July 18. At least six volunteers are needed each day to operate the weed whippers and loppers and...
June 12, 2015 - 1:10pm
May 15, 2015
Letter to the Editor: Steelhead vs. beaver in Knife River
Why should non-native steelhead be forced to survive in the Knife River? It's not all that suited to them. Is there something wrong with our native game fish? I don't think that's nice for the fish or that habitat should be destroyed trying to force the fish to thrive. Try and say...
May 15, 2015 - 12:22pm
May 8, 2015
Help plant trees on May 16
Trout Unlimited and its partner agencies are seeking volunteers to help plant trees along the Little Stewart River on May 16. The planting is part of a large-scale project to restore and repair the Stewart River Watershed. Interested parties can meet at 1767 Waldo Rd. at 9...
May 8, 2015 - 2:30pm
Wildfires near Sand Lake burn 46 acres
A series of small wildfires that started Saturday afternoon near Sand Lake in Lake County were 100 percent contained by Monday.
May 8, 2015 - 10:58am
May 1, 2015
SHT detour finalized
Two detour options have been finalized for the part of the Superior Hiking Trail north of Gooseberry Falls State Park that had to be rerouted...
May 1, 2015 - 1:46pm
April 21, 2015
Duluth man dies while hiking in Boundary Waters
A 27-year-old Duluth man hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness with friends died following a medical emergency, authorities said...
April 21, 2015 - 4:09pm