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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
St Louis County
October 25, 2013
Minnesota Executive Council approves controversial Northland mining leases
Mining companies looking for more copper, nickel, gold and other metals in Northeastern Minnesota will get a chance to prospect on more land after action this morning by the state's Executive Council in St. Paul. The panel of state officials voted 4-1 to approve so-called mineral...
October 25, 2013 - 10:38am
October 9, 2013
Group asks Minnesota Supreme Court to hear mineral leases case
A group of Lake County residents today asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to consider their case asking the state to conduct environmental reviews before state mineral rights are leased to mining companies. The state Department of Natural Resources auctions off the right to explore...
October 9, 2013 - 5:15pm
June 23, 2013
Search crews respond to possible boat crash on Lake Superior; nothing found
Search crews gathered at McQuade Small Craft Harbor northeast of Duluth on Sunday evening after nearby residents reported a possible boat crash...
June 23, 2013 - 9:04pm
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
October 25, 2012
Mining companies make bids for mining exploration in NE Minnesota
Three mining companies bid on 31 tracts across Northeastern Minnesota during the Department of Natural Resources mineral lease held Wednesday. The bids are for the right to explore for minerals -- including copper, nickel and gold -- in areas of St. Louis, Lake and Aitkin counties...
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday
Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Duluth reports that warm, humid, unstable air...
October 24, 2012 - 6:50am
August 17, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest loans after floods
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans. The declaration issued today covers...
August 17, 2012 - 3:57pm
August 1, 2012
Low-interest disaster loans available for residents, businesses in flooded areas
Wisconsin and Minnesota residents and businesses affected by June's severe storms and flooding can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The loans are available to residents and businesses in Carlton, Pine and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Deadline nears for federal storm assistance
State agencies, local and tribal governments, and some private nonprofit organizations in Minnesota have until Sunday to apply for federal public assistance to help recover from June's severe storms and flooding. Fifteen counties -- including Carlton, Cook, Lake and St.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 23, 2012
Other Northland roads that remain closed since flood
Elsewhere around the Northland, the majority of roads damaged by June's flooding have reopened. Exceptions include: Carlton County Minnesota Highway 210 in the Thomson area and through Jay Cooke State Park will remain closed for some time because of severe flood damage. Two county...
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
County emergency managers
Residents with storm damage should report it immediately to county emergency managers. Lake (218) 226-4444 Cook (218) 387-3059 St. Louis (218) 625-3966 Residents affected by floodwaters should also call United Way of Duluth at 211 to report flood damage.
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
Health Notes: Grant will help provide dental care for kids
The Junior League of Duluth has awarded a $1,250 grant to Just Kids Dental, a Two Harbors-based nonprofit that provides dental care to underserved children. The 2011-12 school year saw a record number of children requiring dental services, said Stacey Anderson, executive director...
June 7, 2012 - 8:35am
May 23, 2012
Flood watch issued for Duluth, Iron Range; rainfall may reach 2 to 4 inches
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of the Northland, including Duluth and Iron Range, through Thursday evening as...
May 23, 2012 - 3:26pm
December 22, 2011
Snow expected Friday morning for Northland
A fast-moving weather system is expected to drop up to two inches of snow on parts of the Northland early Friday. While not exactly a winter storm or blizzard, it's the first measurable snow in days and the only snow in the forecast for the next week. The National Weather Service...
December 22, 2011 - 4:12pm
December 6, 2011
Silver Bay man injured in Mesabi Nugget explosion
A Silver Bay man was injured Monday in an explosion at the Mesabi Nugget plant near Aurora. Bradley Althaus, 42, suffered a blunt blow to his...
December 6, 2011 - 11:47am