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July 10, 2018
Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais paused to take this selfie on an attempt to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley solo in 2014. The temperature was about 45 degrees below zero. Photo courtesy Lonnie Dupre
Meet Arctic explorer at Split Rock Lighthouse
July 10, 2018 - 5:36am
November 29, 2017
Foul play not suspected in Minnetonka man's death
November 29, 2017 - 1:36pm
June 17, 2016
Split Rock Lighthouse site manager Lee Radzak has lived and worked at the Minnesota state park since 1982. Radzak recently received the American Lighthouse Council's lifetime achievement award. (News-Chronicle photo by Jamey Malcomb)
Split Rock site manager receives lifetime achievement award
June 17, 2016 - 4:00am
April 29, 2016
Split Rock Lighthouse overlooking Lake Superior was built in 1910 after a storm on the lake caused the loss of 29 ships. The Minnesota Historical Society received a $68,000 grant to conduct a cultural landscape report on the site. (News-Chronicle file photo by Adelle Whitefoot)
Split Rock Lighthouse awarded $68K grant
April 29, 2016 - 4:00am
May 15, 2015
This bike station was recently installed at Gooseberry Falls State Park in Lake County. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo.
Minnesota State Parks and trails offer new bike tune-up stations
May 15, 2015 - 12:58pm
August 18, 2011
Road work creeps along on Hwy. 61
August 18, 2011 - 8:00am
North Shore landmark gets national designation
August 18, 2011 - 8:00am
July 7, 2011
It looked like the days before the wayside rest was installed near the entrance at Gooseberry Falls State Park over the weekend. Cars jammed the Highway 61 roadside and people went through baricades despite state parks being closed during the state government shutdown. Photo by Mike Creger.
Determined North Shore state parks visitors ignore Minnesota government shutdown
July 7, 2011 - 8:00am
July 22, 2010
Mike Roberts writes about his winter jobs in Lake County when Split Rock Lighthouse was closed, including stints a gas station in Two Harbors.
Last at the light
July 22, 2010 - 9:02am
January 7, 2010
Assistant lighthouse keeper Adam Sayles sits on a porch while his children play with the Covell children at the residences at Split Rock Lighthouse in 1922. Beulah Covell, believed to be at far right, died New Year's Day at age 94. Minnesota Historical Society photo
She called Split Rock her home
January 7, 2010 - 8:55am
December 29, 2009
Split Rock celebrates in 2010
December 29, 2009 - 5:35pm
October 1, 2009
The 100th birthday candle gets lit Saturday as Split Rock Lighthouse marks the exact date 100 years ago the icon first shot a beam across Lake Superior.
Expansion plans unveiled for Split Rock State Park
October 1, 2009 - 9:00am
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