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New Two Harbors councilor takes office
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Lake County Sheriff’s Report: Sept. 10-16
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Football: Mariners, Grizzlies combine for wild finish
Football: Agates shut out Pine City
Scoreboard: Sept. 13-18
Athlete Q&A: Morgan Beardsley
baseball and softball
On Faith: How do I know for sure I’m right?
Legal Learning: When lawyers behave badly
Ask a Trooper: Are construction zone speed limits always enforced?
Climate: Feeding the soil, Part 2
Letter: Thankful for support from Two Harbors
Jeanne Marie (Erickson) Kolberg
Aileen Marie Johnson
Richard A. Olson
Glenn C. Maxham
Finland celebrates Booya Harvest Fest
Lake County Past
Lake County 4-H youth compete at State Fair
North Shore Library News
Veterans embark on annual fishing excursion
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Two Harbors adopts trail plan
Beaver Bay prioritizes 'dark skies' in astro-tourism effort
DNR honors Gooseberry Park ranger
Paul and Irene Erickson
Monica Alice Johnson
October 20, 2017
Phifer looks to 'heal' divided 8th District
When she was 12 years old, Leah Phifer's parents sat her down in their Two Harbors home to tell her their expectations. Phifer's family has deep...
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
Letter: USFS environmental impact statement is essential
In response to the Oct. 13 Lake County News-Chronicle guest commentary, regarding sulfide-ore copper mining prospects, I would like to comment on the issue of environmental impact on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
August 18, 2017
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
Cliffs Natural Resources, North America's largest producer of taconite iron ore, has put Cleveland back in its name. The Cleveland-based company announced Tuesday that it was renaming itself Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., as part of its 170th anniversary celebration.
August 18, 2017 - 4:00am
July 21, 2017
Letter: Big copper and Rick Nolan team unacceptable
Only someone who has taken the time to honestly consider the dark history of big copper could fully appreciate what Rick Nolan is doing.
July 21, 2017 - 4:00am
July 14, 2017
Nolan meets with County Board
Before walking in the Heritage Days Parade Saturday in Two Harbors, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took time to meet with the Lake County Board of Commissioners...
July 14, 2017 - 4:00am
June 9, 2017
Boundary Waters advocates present to County Board
The Lake County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation about the potential dangers of the proposed Twin Metals project during its board meeting Tuesday in Two Harbors.
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
April 7, 2017
Eight senators ask Trump to press China on steel
DULUTH—Eight U.S. senators representing steel and iron ore producing states on Wednesday called on President Donald Trump to press Chinese officials on illegal steel dumping when leaders of the two nations meet this week. The senators say government-subsidized Chinese steel...
April 7, 2017 - 12:13am
March 17, 2017
County resolution opposes land withdrawal
The Lake County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday opposing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am
Duluth hearing draws supporters, critics of proposed ban near BWCAW
The federal agencies responsible for a proposed mining ban near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness got an earful Thursday from supporters...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am
March 3, 2017
Residents attend Congress Comes to You session
Questions and fear dominated a "Congress Comes to You" session as a representative from U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's office took comments and concerns from local residents Tuesday at Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors.
March 3, 2017 - 4:00am
August 29, 2016
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
For several years running, Northeastern Minnesota boasted stronger employment prospects than the nation as a whole. But since a mining downturn...
August 29, 2016 - 11:42am
August 5, 2016
Michigan’s Empire mine produces last taconite
Upper Michigan’s Empire Mine produced its last ton of iron ore Wednesday when production ended, heading toward a complete shutdown on Aug. 28. Cliffs Natural Resources confirmed the last day of production, and officials with United Steelworkers Local 4950 posted a layoff notice...
August 5, 2016 - 1:50pm
July 22, 2016
Ely residents sharply divided over mining near BWCA
Wednesday is the last day for the public to comment on whether two controversial mining leases near the Boundary Waters should be renewed. Twin Metals Minnesota is exploring building a vast underground copper-nickel mine on the doorstep of the wilderness area. On Tuesday night, nearly...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
June 10, 2016
Silver Bay 'company man' turns 100
Silver Bay resident and founder Walter Skalsky celebrated a major milestone June 3 in his home of nearly 50 years. Skalsky, surrounded by friends...
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
May 25, 2016
Minnesota Power adds Northshore Mining as customer
Cliffs Natural Resources and Minnesota Power announced a multi-year power supply deal and other agreements Tuesday that will see the Duluth-based utility add Northshore Mining to its portfolio of giant electricity-gobbling clients. Under the deal, Minnesota Power will supply electricity...
May 25, 2016 - 2:47pm