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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
December 7, 2013
Crew members recovering, cleanup underway after Two Harbors train derailment
The two crew members injured in Thursday's derailment of a Canadian National Railway train in Two Harbors remain hospitalized, according to Patrick...
December 7, 2013 - 6:15am
December 5, 2013
UPDATED: Two injured in Two Harbors train derailment
A Canadian National Railway train filled with iron ore pellets from the Iron Range derailed in Two Harbors early Thursday afternoon and two injuries...
December 5, 2013 - 6:00pm
April 7, 2013
Reminder: Highway 61 closure in eastern Duluth starts Monday
The city of Duluth's efforts to extend the Lakewalk trail system farther east will spur traffic detours starting Monday. The Lakewalk extension work will include a pedestrian tunnel that allows users to safely cross under Minnesota Highway 61. Starting Monday, the city will...
April 7, 2013 - 4:28pm
April 4, 2013
Eh? 8 counties, 1 number
Arrowhead Transit wants us to get the word out that it has consolidated its contact info into one all-encompassing phone number for the eight counties it serves. That toll-free number is (800) 862-0175. All other numbers have been or will be discontinued. Arrowhead Transit's dispatch...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Eh? Is this yours?
When Ken Carlson got his vehicle stuck in the snow March 9 at the McQuade Public Access north of Duluth, two guys were kind enough to pull him out and up the hill in their red four-wheel-drive pickup truck. The only problem is that the gentlemen accidentally left their trailer ball...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
The wheels on the bus go round and round the Arrowhead
A banner in Katy Keranen's Two Harbors office tells the whole story in just five words: Public transportation for all. Keranen is the Lake and...
March 14, 2013 - 4:08pm
March 11, 2013
Highway 61, Scenic 61 detours coming in April
The city of Duluth's efforts to extend the Lakewalk trail system farther east will spur traffic detours starting next month. City officials...
March 11, 2013 - 12:15pm
February 13, 2013
NTSB: Crew error caused 2010 train crash north of Two Harbors
A head-on collision between two ore trains north of Two Harbors that sent five workers to the hospital in 2010 was the result of crew error,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
UPDATE: One person killed in Highway 61 crash along North Shore
One person was killed Friday afternoon in a two-car collision on Highway 61 along the North Shore. The crash happened west of the Lafayette Bluff Tunnel, about 7 miles northeast of Two Harbors, just after 3 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Honda Civic was traveling...
January 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
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
December 10, 2012
Northland-area schools are in session; some changes in Wisconsin
School remains in session throughout the Northland this morning. Snow blanketed areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin on Saturday night and Sunday. Crews have been clearing roads for the Monday morning commute in many areas. The only changes as of 6:05 a.m. are in Wisconsin with schools...
December 10, 2012 - 6:05am
August 8, 2012
Eh? It's a plane!
A reader from Silver Bay asked the Eh? crew to find out what an Antonov AN-124 Ruslan cargo plane was doing in Duluth on Monday and Tuesday. The plane's flight track shows it left the Royal Air Force Station Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, England, on Monday and reached Duluth nearly...
August 8, 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 24, 2012
Weather dampens ATVers' turnout
SILVER BAY -- The All-Terrain Vehicle Association of Minnesota spent an entire year planning an ATV parade through Silver Bay, and organizers...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 19, 2012
Highway 61 reported closed between Duluth, Two Harbors
The Minnesota State Patrol has closed State Highway 61 between Duluth and Two Harbors, and also at the Silver Creek Tunnel, because of flooding from heavy rain, Lake County Emergency Management reported this evening. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is advising no travel in those...
June 19, 2012 - 10:13pm