Weather Forecast

An area of the Pagami Creek wildfire shows active burning in this aerial photograph on the afternoon of Tuesday Sept. 13, 2011 in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. Lake County officials and residents are working hard to protect the area against future wildfires. (File photo).

Lake County prepares for wildfires

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Mary Kingston remembers the Pagami Wildfire like it was yesterday, though it occurred almost two years ago. The 92,000-acre wildfire came within two miles of her home on Wilson Lake, which is about 30 miles northeast of Finland. She and her neighbors were evacuated.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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