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Lake County News Chronicle
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Aug. 26
Two Harbors Police Report: Aug. 26
Radio Activity: Archivist's ambitious undertaking
MnDOT presents plan for bike route through Lake County
Experienced volleyball squad returns for Mariners
Swim team looks to rebuild after graduation losses
Offense is key to Agates' success
Experience not lacking for Two Harbors football
Bayside Chatter: Mariners look to rebuild after losing seven starters
baseball and softball
Letter: A life-changing volunteer opportunity
Legal Learning: Age discrimination illegal, but still present
On Faith: Making time for the Sabbath day
Judge's View: Smartphones can lead to dumb acts behind the wheel
Ask a Trooper: Minimum size for a steering wheel
ROBERT (Freeman) BENGTSSON
BRUCE A. ESKOLA
MARY (CHAUNCY) OPSAHL
A Lake County weekend busy with events
North Shore Library News: Aug. 26
Lake County Past: Aug. 26
North Shore Library News: Aug. 19
Lake County Past: Aug. 19
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: Aug. 26
Minnesota wolf population stable
DNR Report: Aug. 19
DNR Report: Aug. 12
Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Legals: Aug. 19
Legals: Aug. 12
Legals: Aug. 5
Legals: July 29
Legals: July 22
March 18, 2016
County Board presents sales tax plan to residents
About 25 people from around Lake County gathered to learn more about the Lake County Board of Commissioners proposed .5 percent sales tax to...
March 18, 2016 - 4:00am
March 4, 2016
Human Services reorganizing Waterfront Center
Lake County Human Services director Vickie Thompson spoke to the Lake County Board of Commissioners Tuesday about the ongoing reorganization...
March 4, 2016 - 4:00am
January 29, 2016
County considers sales tax increase
The Lake County Board of Commissioners began to consider the possibility of implementing a local option sales and use tax at its committee of the whole meeting last week in Two Harbors. In the 2008 state transportation bill, the Minnesota state legislature gave counties the authority...
January 29, 2016 - 4:00am
December 24, 2015
County approves resolution to capture bond funding for broadband
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution at its yearend meeting to allow it to capture bond funding for expenditures made in 2016 to complete its broadband network, dubbed Lake Connections, and continue funding connections of eligible residents' homes to the network,...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
Silver Bay City Council makes way for new pedestrian crossing
The Silver Bay City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to change the pedestrian crossing on Outer Drive between William Kelley Schools and Rukavina Arena. Lake County highway engineer Krysten Foster presented a change from the current flashing light and sign to a...
December 24, 2015 - 4:00am
October 16, 2015
Two Harbors council discusses options to fix crumbling roads
The Two Harbors City Council heard a presentation at a meeting Monday from the city engineer on how the best way to fix the roads in town. Steve...
October 16, 2015 - 1:50am
April 10, 2015
SNF asks for public input on roads study
Superior National Forest managers are requesting public comment on a roads study that presents recommendations to help determine a sustainable road system that provides both safe travel for visitors and protects forest resources, such as water quality. Road maintenance needs continue...
April 10, 2015 - 11:38am
June 13, 2014
MnDOT responds to grumbles about rumbles
After an outpouring of complaints, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has decided to fill centerline rumble strips on Highway 61 in Lake...
June 13, 2014 - 11:59am
August 15, 2013
Extra DWI patrols hit area roads Aug. 16-Sept. 2
Planning ahead for a sober ride now might be a good choice as the Two Harbors Police Department, Silver Bay Police Department, and Lake County Sheriff's Office plan to crack down on drunk drivers during a stepped-up statewide and nationwide DWI enforcement effort, Aug. 16-Sept 2....
August 15, 2013 - 8:44am
August 16, 2012
Road closures reroute Brimson event goers
Beginning Thursday, Aug. 16, St. Louis County Public Works will be replacing culverts on Highway 55 (Two Harbors - Brimson Road) from Highway...
August 16, 2012 - 12:04pm
June 28, 2012
Updated road closures
The heavy rains last week affected portions of the Superior National Forest, primarily roads and some recreation sites on the Laurentian Ranger District in the southern portion of the forest. Only minor washouts with some shallow water across a few of the main roads were reported...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
WEATHER: Road closings
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, and the St.
June 20, 2012 - 1:48pm
October 6, 2011
MnDOT creates 50 year vision statement
Many people have trouble planning next weekend, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking 50 years down the road. Not surprisingly, MnDOT discovered it faces many challenges. A draft "vision statement" indicates that transportation planners must consider a variety...
October 6, 2011 - 8:00am
June 24, 2010
Historical center needs funds
With the economy in tough shape, no one is left unscathed including the Lake County Historical Society. At Tuesday's Lake County Board of Commissioners...
June 24, 2010 - 9:01am
May 27, 2010
County tries to make roads safer; purchases land
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved on Tuesday the purchase of land off Highway 3 near Silver Creek Town Hall for $53,410. It did so to enable a road change, making the curves near the road "a little more gentle." The property includes a dilapidated home that would be...
May 27, 2010 - 9:49am