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August 17, 2018
Two Harbors city councilor resigns
August 17, 2018 - 2:49pm
General election: Candidates file in races across Lake County
August 17, 2018 - 10:10am
August 15, 2018
The Lake County Auditor's Office reported there were no delays or problems at the polls Tuesday, Aug. 14. The Minnesota Secretary of State's website reported a voter turnout more than double that of 2014. (Jamey Malcomb/News-Chronicle)
Rennwald, Anderson advance to general election
August 15, 2018 - 11:50am
August 10, 2018
The media watches Former Ramsey County Attorney Tom Foley fill out paperwork on June 5, 2018, to run for Minnesota attorney general. He is one of five Democrats in the race. Don Davis / Forum News Srevice
Hot Minnesota races may drive up voter turnout
August 10, 2018 - 11:07am
August 6, 2018
Primary election preview: Two Harbors City Council At Large
August 6, 2018 - 5:11am
August 5, 2018
Two Harbors Community Radio broadcasts candidate forum
August 5, 2018 - 1:01pm
The Two Harbors City Council passed a resolution to re-plat 6 acres of the Hidden Springs development, seen here along Hidden Springs Lane. The change will allow single family homes to be built, instead of townhomes. (Jamey Malcomb/News-Chronicle)
Two Harbors Council approves Hidden Springs replat to attract developers
August 5, 2018 - 6:43am
August 3, 2018
Lake County property taxpayers will still be responsible for more than $25 million related to costs for the construction and management of Lake Connections once the network sells in coming months. (News-Chronicle file)
County taxpayers still owe $25M for network
August 3, 2018 - 10:52am
The federal government owns approximately 58 percent of the land in Lake County, mostly in Superior National Forest. The Lake County Board of Commissioners voted to join other counties across the nation in a class action lawsuit against the federal government over under funding payments in-lieu of taxes. (Jamey Malcomb/News-Chronicle)
Lake County joins federal class action lawsuit
August 3, 2018 - 10:23am
July 27, 2018
The Lake County Board of Commissioners accepted a purchase agreement from Pinpoint Holdings Inc. for Lake Connections. The $3.5 million offer will serve as the minimum bid in the county's planned sale of the broadband network. (News-Chronicle file)
First bid for Lake Connections $3.5M
July 27, 2018 - 9:22am
July 26, 2018
Election filing periods open July 31
July 26, 2018 - 11:55am
July 24, 2018
Lake County taxpayers affected by flooding get more time to file
July 24, 2018 - 5:38pm
Counties to get grants for family home visits
July 24, 2018 - 11:45am
July 22, 2018
DEED awards Silver Bay area $500,000 grant
July 22, 2018 - 8:55pm
July 16, 2018
An effort is underway to restore the Knife River Depot buildings, which originally came to the community around the turn of the 20th century. The St. Louis and Lake County Rail Authority recently extended the lease for the land where the buildings stand by one year instead of demolishing them. (Jamey Malcomb/News-Chronicle)
Knife River Depot gets new lease
July 16, 2018 - 4:08am