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Lake County News Chronicle
Van rolls in ditch along Highway 61 Expressway
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Oct. 21
Two Harbors Police Report: Oct. 21
Community Partners focuses on mindful aging
Lake County DAC to hold grand opening, Fall Festival
Agates shutout by Proctor
Soccer season ends in playoff loss to Hermantown
North Shore competes at Proctor Invitational
Two Harbors starts to turn program around
Mariners finish season strong
baseball and softball
Letter: Bathhouse overpriced, eyesore for tourists
Adventures in Early Childhood: Little teachers to remind me how to show kindness
Judge's View: Judges are not given free rein in sentencing decisions
Ask a Trooper: Do I need both side mirrors on my vehicle?
On Faith: Is joy at the core of our being?
DONNA JUNE MARINELLO
MARJORIE MAE "MARGE" KROG
RICHARD M. SARTELL
DAVID JOHN MICKELSON
SYLVIA E. KUCHTA
Agates paddle out onto Lake Superior
'Sunshine Boys' coming to a stage near you
Silver Bay celebrates homecoming
Lake County Past: Oct. 21
North Shore Library News: Oct. 14
arts and entertainment
Grouse hunting success remains mixed in MN, WI as leaves come down
DNR Report: Oct. 21
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
DNR Report: Oct. 14
Northland Outdoors: Lifelong South Dakota trapper works to ensure future of beloved outdoor sport
Legals: Oct. 21
Legas: Oct. 14
Legals: Sept. 30
Legals: Sept. 23
Legals: Sept. 16
August 12, 2016
Silver Bay sees flash flooding after more than 6 inches of rain falls on area
A weather station in Silver Bay recorded more than a half-foot of rain in less than four hours on Wednesday night as a series of thunderstorms...
August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
August 10, 2016
More than a half-foot of rain falls in four hours in Silver Bay
A weather station in Silver Bay recorded more than a half-foot of rain in less than four hours on Wednesday night as a series of thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on parts of the North Shore. The National Weather Service in Duluth relayed a report of 6.58 inches of rain at the Silver...
August 10, 2016 - 10:14pm
UPDATE: Flash flood warning extend for Silver Bay and Beaver Bay
The National Weather Service has extended a flash flood warning for Silver Bay and Beaver Bay areas until 2 a.m. Thursday. As of 7:30 p.m., weather spotters reported up to 3 inches of rain in the warning area — with additional rainfall of 2 inches possible this evening. The torrential...
August 10, 2016 - 8:13pm
August 5, 2016
Climate Column: Northland experiences climate change through severe storms
A little over a week ago I lay in bed in the town of Two Harbors in the wee hours of the morning and watched as near-continuous lightning and thunder drowned out the waking birds and transformed the quiet summer dark into a roiling inferno for a brief time. A few times the rain appeared...
August 5, 2016 - 4:00am
July 29, 2016
Tree debris drop-off sites near Ely
Lake County, St. Louis County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service have opened several gravel pits in the...
July 29, 2016 - 11:06am
Lake County to seek disaster relief: Damage to exceed $80K
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday afternoon declaring a local state of emergency in wake of the July 21 storm. Board Chair Rich Sve approved a declaration of emergency Saturday for three days and the board extended that declaration for 30 days at...
July 29, 2016 - 4:00am
July 22, 2016
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Two people died and others were injured after Thursday's destructive line of thunderstorms ripped across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park early Thursday, with the same storm downing trees, blocking roads and knocking out power in the Ely area....
July 22, 2016 - 10:26am
July 15, 2016
Two Harbors STEM camp launches weather balloon
At the end of June, students of the Two Harbors STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camp constructed a weather balloon, which was...
July 15, 2016 - 4:00am
July 8, 2016
CLP reminds people to leave downed power lines alone
Nearly 1,000 Cooperative Light and Power members in the greater Island Lake Area were without power Wednesday after strong storms blew through Tuesday night. High winds destroyed miles of power lines knocking down many trees. With recent weather knocking out power in the area, CLP...
July 8, 2016 - 4:00am
May 6, 2016
Two Harbors hottest spot in nation Friday
The Twin Cities National Weather Service reported Friday that Two Harbors was the hottest spot in the United States at noon. Temperatures as of noon in Two Harbors reached into the low 90s, as well as in Silver Bay. The NWS reported at about 2 p.m. that it was 93 degrees in Two Harbors...
May 6, 2016 - 2:33pm
March 16, 2016
Northland closings and cancellations for Wednesday, March 16
Closings and cancellations for Wednesday, March 16. Report your closing information to firstname.lastname@example.org.CLOSED Duluth school districtSuperior school districtProctor school districtCloquet school districtHermantown school districtMarshall SchoolEsko Public SchoolsLake...
March 16, 2016 - 11:12am
March 15, 2016
Heavy snow forecast for Wednesday
Just in time for spring, the biggest snowstorm of the winter is set to hit much of the Northland on Wednesday with a foot or more of new snow...
March 15, 2016 - 7:23pm
June 23, 2015
Northern Lights create show in region
Monday night, the Northern Lights put on a show the likes of which has not been seen in years. The aurora are the result of high energy particles from the sun reacting with gas molecules in Earth's outer atmosphere. Earth's magnetic field concentrates the displays near the north...
June 23, 2015 - 6:42pm
April 13, 2015
Red flag warning issued for fire danger today in northern Minnesota
A red flag warning has been issued for all of northern Minnesota with gusty northwest winds up to 35 mph expected today under sunny skies with low humidity levels. The National Weather Service says conditions are ripe for small fires to spread quickly today until 8 p.m. when cooler,...
April 13, 2015 - 12:51pm
Spring has sprung
City employees Gary Fabini and Gerald Luoma used steam in an attempt to open up a frozen drain on Seventh Avenue in Two Harbors on March 9 around...
March 13, 2015 - 12:36pm