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Lake Superior School Board approves slight proposed levy decrease
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Two Harbors Curling Club League standings: Dec. 6
Girls basketball: Mariners snag first win
Girls basketball: Hilltoppers bury Agates
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On Faith: A personal Gospel of Jesus Christ
Legal Learning: Judges can evolve their opinions
Letter: Thankful for support of football team
Beuna May Bugel: Not your ordinary birthday party
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Melvin Evans "Red" Johnson
Carmen M. Lakso
Hilja Adele Anderson
Toni J. Almstedt
Roy Herbert Lampela
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Rotary event lights up Thomas Owens Park
Band Shell Park group earns $300,000 grant
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Northland Nature: Shrews make trails in the new snow
Largest jack pine in U.S. confirmed in Voyageurs National Park
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August 17, 2015
Climate Column: Brother-in-law creates solar panel business
Today I'm going to tell the story of my brother-in-law Steve, who is part of one of the fastest job-growing industries in North America. Steve is a mechanically-minded guy. He worked for the auto industry in Detroit, Mich., and Buffalo, N.Y., for many years, developing engines,...
August 17, 2015 - 11:48am
July 3, 2015
Climate Column: Isle Royale eco-system needs to be protected
We were on Isle Royale for about two weeks in May and June — sailing, hiking, chatting with people, waiting for fog to clear, and generally living our life along the shores. As always, it proved a peaceful and delightful stay. With water temperatures still in the 30s, Lake...
July 3, 2015 - 11:14am
May 22, 2015
Climate Column: Love for the lake
Greetings from Marquette, Michigan! We have sailed, motored and grittily made our way 200 miles from Knife River. We have begun "Sea Change," our spring sailing trip that focuses on climate change, specifically what it looks like for Lake Superior communities and what the solutions...
May 22, 2015 - 1:55pm
May 8, 2015
Climate Column: Minnesota on climate change
Today we're going to look at an interesting study by Yale University on the attitudes of U.S. citizens in every legislative district regarding climate change. These were estimates, not polls; however, when tested, they were found to be as accurate or more accurate than actual polls....
May 8, 2015 - 1:17pm
April 24, 2015
Climate column: Carbon fee expert to speak in Duluth
This week I am going to focus on political developments that are much bigger than northeastern Minnesota. This does have relevance to us — read to the end to find out why. A month ago, the U.S. released its INDC. What's an INDC? It's our Intended National Determined Contribution...
April 24, 2015 - 2:01pm
April 17, 2015
Climate column: Technological advances
A few months ago, my family returned from our region's Citizens Climate Lobby Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. You might not think that a conference about climate change could be anything but overwhelming and depressing. Not so! CCL focuses entirely on solutions and how to get...
April 17, 2015 - 2:39pm
March 27, 2015
Climate column: Forest service roads
Climate change is all over the Northland, but sometimes it's helpful to "connect the dots" between what we see around us and what we know about climate change. I was recently reading "Northern Wilds," a wonderful seasonal magazine that covers important and interesting happenings on...
March 27, 2015 - 11:04am
March 20, 2015
Climate change: Costs to our health
Today, we're going to talk about the costs of climate change on our health. The basic premise to keep in mind is that stability is a good thing. We know this on so many levels: stable families, stable budgets, stable diets and stable gas prices. The reverse is true also; instability...
March 20, 2015 - 12:14pm
March 13, 2015
Climate column: Good news
It is with pleasure that today I get to share several pieces of good news. Firstly, Pope Francis has made a clear and unequivocal call to the Catholic community to act on climate change crises that are wreaking particular havoc on the world's poor. "It is man who has slapped nature...
March 13, 2015 - 10:37am
February 20, 2015
Climate column: We're in this together
Driving up from the Twin Cities these days, one passes a billboard featuring a typical friendly fatherly man. Seated outside, with the Minnesota Power emblem in the background, he is quoted: "I'm Kurt and I'm an environmentalist." The message is clear: The energy companies, and...
February 20, 2015 - 9:47am
February 13, 2015
Climate column: Pipelines
So what do these pipelines have to do with climate change? This seemingly obvious question is being debated everywhere. On the one hand, fossil fuel corporations that extract, transport and refine oil appear very determined! Surely this oil is coming, and our only job is to let...
February 13, 2015 - 11:17am
December 26, 2014
Climate column: Lima, Peru
If one is looking for a model of peace and goodwill in today's world, there is no more compelling story to examine than the challenge faced by the hundreds of delegates who convened in Lima, Peru, earlier this month to build understanding and consensus. The goal was develop a fair...
December 26, 2014 - 12:50pm
December 5, 2014
Climate column: Lake effect snow
Katya Gordon for the Lake County News-Chronicle Today we're going to talk about lake effect snow, something close to all of our hearts. You have to either love them or hate them, those intense snowfalls that blow over for an hour or a day near the shore but leave our friends...
December 5, 2014 - 11:59am
October 31, 2014
Climate Column: Carbon fee and dividend legislation
Katya Gordon for the Lake County News-Chronicle Several weeks ago we discussed "mitigation," or reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The million dollar question, of course, is how to lower our global emissions of CO2. Fossil fuels are essential to everything...
October 31, 2014 - 1:45pm
October 17, 2014
Climate column: Climate change for kids
Katya Gordon for the Lake County News-Chronicle I am often asked, "How much should kids know about climate change? Isn't it too overwhelming for them?" I sympathize with the sentiments behind this question. Firstly, innocence is precious and fleeting, even more so in our sophisticated...
October 17, 2014 - 2:25pm