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Lake County News Chronicle
Lake County Sheriff's Report: June 23
Two Harbors Police Report: June 23
Volunteers work to reroute Superior Hiking Trail
County seeks injunction against leaking septic system
Two Harbors purchases land for $210K for new municipal liquor store
Rivals 'take some lumps' in the opening games
Bayside Chatter: Polar League All Star games, the last for me
Track: Johnson surges to 3rd place at state
Bayside Chatter: Mariners hand out end of season awards
Agate relay team poised for state title run
baseball and softball
Home for the Summer: Parting ways in Illinois
Belief Matters: Jesus drinking a brew with a ragtag group
On Faith: Fulfilling your Christian calling
Intern Column: An Affair with Language
Consumers Column: Be aware of the signs of 'skimmers'
Lois Mae Vontin
Joyce Evenna Sanford
Betty Jane Bailey
Jeffrey A Voeltz
Marsha Vieno Parr
Talk to explore history of skiing in Minnesota
Torch run ignites Two Harbors
Lake County Past: June 23
Two Harbors City Band Concert: June 29
Program makes homes more accessible
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: June 23
DNR Report: June 16
Pow Wow Trail reopens after 6 years
DNR Report: June 9
DNR Report: June 2
Legals: June 23
Legals: June 16
Legals: June 9
Legals: June 2
Legals: May 26
August 29, 2013
University of Minnesota September Starwatch
Saturn swoops down on Venus in the middle of September, a month chock full of celestial events. Wasting no time, September opens with a waning...
August 29, 2013 - 9:53am
June 27, 2013
Two of the most delightful constellations reach their highest point in the south this month. After nightfall the slithery, S-shaped form of...
June 27, 2013 - 5:40pm
May 23, 2013
June starts out with Saturn low in the south and east of Spica, the brightest star in Virgo. The two have been a pair for many months, and they move steadily toward the west as summer goes by. In the fall, both will disappear into the sunset. The bright star above Saturn is Arcturus,...
May 23, 2013 - 3:20pm
April 25, 2013
Starwatch: May 2013
After the April we've had, May has got to have clearer skies. Let's hope so, anyway. We'll need those clear skies to see Jupiter, Venus and...
April 25, 2013 - 3:22pm
March 28, 2013
The lion may seem a more suitable symbol for March, but it's in April that Leo makes its best showing. And this year, so does Saturn. Look high...
March 28, 2013 - 4:30pm
March 1, 2013
Once again, astronomers wait with bated breath to see if a new comet will turn out to be a delight or a dud. Comet Pan-STARRS reaches maximum brightness around the 9th-10th, but it may be easiest to find on the 12th, when a thin crescent moon can help. Look west about 45 minutes...
March 1, 2013 - 12:08pm
December 28, 2012
The new year opens with Jupiter still dominating the night sky. Earth passed the king of planets in the orbital race a month ago, but something...
December 28, 2012 - 5:04pm
October belongs to Pegasus and the water constellations, which float through the southern sky after nightfall. Reigning supreme high in the...
September 28, 2012 - 2:44pm
August 23, 2012
As September turns summer into fall, our old friend Saturn sinks into the sun's afterglow. Left behind--for now--in the evening sky, Mars manages to avoid the same fate. But Mars is fading as it falls ever farther behind Earth in the orbital race. If you have trouble finding it...
August 23, 2012 - 4:31pm
July 27, 2012
August gives us two full moons and the Perseid meteor shower, plus a tight grouping of two planets and a star in the evening sky. What more could...
July 27, 2012 - 3:45pm
September 29, 2011
Starwatch: Fall season brings new viewing opportunities
Take advantage of the clear, crisp nights to watch October's celestial show. Headliners this year are Mars and the moon. About two hours before dawn on the 1st, grab your binoculars and look to the east. You'll see the bright star Regulus, in Leo, and above and slightly to its right...
September 29, 2011 - 8:00am
July 28, 2011
Starwatch: Summer's ending brings new stars
The end of summer brings the laid-back water constellations into the evening sky and gives us our last good look at the stars of Scorpius and Sagittarius. Those two constellations move from south to southwest during August. Scorpius, slithering across the southern horizon, leads...
July 28, 2011 - 8:00am
Starwatch: November repeat would be keen
Let's hope this November is as clear and beautiful as last year's, especially when the annual Leonid meteor shower comes around. Whether it turns out to be spectacular or not, this year we'll have to rise early to get the best view of it. The Leonids radiate from the head of Leo,...
October 28, 2010 - 10:30am
September 23, 2010
October Starwatch: Welcome to fall formations
Just as the mythological winged horse Pegasus flew over the Mediterranean, so its starry namesake sails above a sea of watery fall constellations. Pegasus puts its unmistakable stamp on the sky with the Great Square, now high in the south after nightfall. Right below the Great Square...
September 23, 2010 - 10:10am
July 29, 2010
Starwatch: July 30
August opens with Lammas, or the festival of loaves, an ancient Celtic celebration of the season's first harvest. The August 1 holiday was one of four cross-quarter days falling midway between a solstice and an equinox. The Celts divided the year into light and dark halves, with...
July 29, 2010 - 11:27am