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County passes buffer law ordinance
Flooding pushes up wastewater lift station costs
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Nov. 17
Liquor store project in limbo
Two Harbors High School Honor Roll: Quarter 1
Basketball: Mariner boys have 'high hopes'
Hockey: Roy, Nordean to help lead Storm boys
Swimming: Four Agates head to state
Hockey: Storm girls lose first game
Hockey: Conditioning key to successful Storm season
baseball and softball
Judge's View: 'Me, too' hashtag exposes harassment often viewed as 'norm'
Legal Learning: To kneel or not to kneel – That is the question
Letter: Lake County more than just Two Harbors
On Faith: Cultivate a sense of gratitude
Climate: The garbage scoop
Mary Lou Bemis
Martin Bruce Hicks
Shirley Mae Moschet
Esther Mildred Kusch
Kenneth C. Larson
North Shore Library News: Nov. 17
News-Chronicle archives find new home
Lake County Past: Nov. 17
KTWH asks community to 'give to the max'
North Shore Library News: Nov. 10
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Nov. 17
DNR Report: Nov. 10
DNR Report: Nov. 3
Agencies, landowners partner to improve forest health
Young moose rescued after falling through ice
partners in living well
April 25, 2014
Partners in Living Well: Fun for seniors is springing up
From Arna Rennan I am confident that by next week the snow will be gone. I welcome the rain to wash away all the sand and salt. The curb sides and lawns will sprout fresh green grass and the robins might actually find some worms now that they’ve returned to the north. And I imagine...
April 25, 2014 - 11:04am
March 28, 2014
Partners in Living Well: April will be busy for North Shore seniors
From Arna Rennan March 20 was the official beginning of spring. Based on the longer days of sunlight, I’m optimistic, but I’m also confused by the string of fish houses on the lake and intermittent blasts of snow, cold and then slush again. My go- to phrase for enduring some...
March 28, 2014 - 2:19pm
March 3, 2014
Partners in Living Well: Feb. 28
From Arna Rennan I used to think that, in general, shy people were the ones who talked about the weather, because they were searching for a topic to converse about. This year, it is the relentless headline. I have to say, I’ve been so impressed by the sensible precautions people...
March 3, 2014 - 4:47pm
December 20, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Enjoying the season
Arna Rennan So many people say: “Well you know, Christmas is really all about the children.” It must be either my immaturity or inner child that protests that thought. I simply want to celebrate the very fact that we are here in the midst of growing darkness, hostile, howling...
December 20, 2013 - 12:29pm
December 6, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Snow day aftermath
I was able to celebrate my birthday this week by having a snow day at home with the kids. We live on a quiet road in the country that wasn't plowed until late afternoon, so we stayed home shoveling, playing in the snow and taking care of household chores. I'm thankful that we can...
December 6, 2013 - 2:45pm
November 22, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Holiday activities to warm the season
Stopping in at Goodwill last week, I found the sweater that says it all. It had pumpkins, cornucopias, elves, reindeer and pine trees - two themes knit into one sweater. It was screaming, "it's holiday season!" in very bright colors. No, I didn't buy that particular one, but it...
November 22, 2013 - 2:52pm
November 8, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Many reasons to give thanks
One day this fall, a volunteer driver, Jerry Carlson, stopped by the Community Partners office in an elated mood and said, "I've just got to...
November 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
October 31, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Keeping the warmth in the holiday season with fun and entertainment
The first few snowflakes have been flying around today. Am I the only one that suddenly feels like a kid full of anticipation of the social holiday season? It may be cold and dark outside but what better way to counteract it than with comfort food, social gatherings and entertainment!...
October 31, 2013 - 12:19pm
October 11, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Keeping seniors safe online
Senior citizens are online, too
October 11, 2013 - 4:59pm
October 4, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Making your memories your children's treasures
Fall colors, golden leaves, golden years and golden memories. The seasons trigger different urges. My husband tends to get a little melancholy in the fall, or perhaps nostalgic is a better word. He reflects on another year passing -- the youth of spring and the vigorous activity of...
October 4, 2013 - 12:14pm
August 29, 2013
With last week's heat wave, it is hard to imagine crisp, cool evenings of fall. There are some indications of its arrival, though -- dashes of yellow in poplar trees, the scent of dry foliage and darkness by nine o'clock instead of the lingering light of midsummer. We may still be...
August 29, 2013 - 9:52am
August 1, 2013
What's new under the sun?
On the day my art professor retired from teaching, he said to his students, "If you think there is nothing new under the sun, then you have no business being an artist. And yet it is the same moon that shines above all lovers." Over the years, I've broadened my brush strokes to be...
August 1, 2013 - 1:46pm
July 5, 2013
Partners in living well: Time to recognize our outstanding seniors
A well-kept secret is a person who contributes to others, enhancing his or her own life as well. It's someone for whom volunteering is not a sacrifice, but a golden opportunity. One friend put it this way: "You lose the time to worry, complain or even feel aches and pains." Other...
July 5, 2013 - 2:52pm
More voices, more wisdom
Last week you probably noticed that a couple of new columnists have become a part of the News-Chronicle family. Arna Rennan and Kirsten Cruikshank introduced themselves, giving a little bit of background about their work in Lake County and their goals for the column they'll be writing...
July 5, 2013 - 1:49pm
June 27, 2013
Partners in Living Well: Meet the columnists
It's time to introduce ourselves. This column entitled "Partners in Living Well" includes Socially Active Seniors and Community Partners of Two Harbors. We are extremely happy to have been invited by the Lake County News-Chronicle to write a regular column pertaining to seniors in...
June 27, 2013 - 5:42pm