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Lake County News Chronicle
One pleads guilty, two sentenced in Cook County kidnapping
Outdoor exercise stations aim to get community residents active
Local group supports youth activities at the Clair Nelson Center in Finland
Special election set to fill Dill's Minnesota House seat
Kwik Trip sets eyes on Two Harbors
Two Harbors football loses season opener after game cut short by storm
Silver Bay summer trapshooting league wraps up
Bayside Chatter: Silver Bay wins big in season opener
Two Harbors soccer looks to senior leadership this season
Cross country is young, but looks to make the next step
baseball and softball
On Faith: Religion and science
Home for the Summer: The cookstove is more for heating the cabin
Thank you for help with car troubles
Legal Learning: Death with dignity
Guest Commentary: Checking the Farm
Marvin Stanley Carlson
JAMES (JIM) CURRY
Bertha Sylvia Savonen
Artist creates beauty from grief
Lake County Past: Aug. 28
Two Harbors alumna returns home for box of fun
North Shore Library News: Aug. 21
Many show their sisu in Brimson
arts and entertainment
Social media powers 75k grant for Superior Hiking Trail
DNR Report: Aug. 28
DNR Report: Aug. 21
Lake Superior Fishing League wraps up, 2015 winner announced
DNR Report: Aug. 14
Legals: Aug. 7
Legals: July 31
July 10, 2015
Canoeists rescued after being caught in rapids in BWCAW
Three teenage members of a Rochester, Minn., church group are safe — although one remained in a hospital Wednesday — after a harrowing...
News / crime
July 10, 2015 - 3:45pm
DNR Report: July 10
District 6 - Two Harbors area Conservation Officer Sean Williams (Ely) reports the Independence Day holiday was extremely busy and the weekend was spent focusing on areas with high activity in the Ely area. Officer Williams also assisted neighboring Officers on Lake Vermilion. Violations...
outdoors / DNR
July 10, 2015 - 12:37pm
May 15, 2015
850-mile bike tour to save Boundary Waters ends in Ely
Over 6,000 signatures and 850 miles after they began, instructors from the Voyageur Outward Bound School finished their journey in Ely on...
News / Lake County
May 15, 2015 - 2:14pm
February 26, 2015
Babbitt man found guilty in snowmobile chase through Boundary Waters
A Lake County jury on Thursday convicted a Babbitt man on all six charges brought against him in connection with a high-speed snowmobile chase through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in 2014. Edward Zupancich, 27, was convicted after about two hours of deliberation...
News / crime
February 26, 2015 - 10:41pm
September 1, 2011
Commentary: Bear disturbs last night in BWCA
Lots of thoughts come to mind when the nestling into a nylon tent is disturbed by a bear entering your camp. And so it was on the last night of my recent Boundary Waters trip. Those final nights after long stays in the bush are relished. There was a perfect sunset, a stellar moon...
opinion / outdoors
September 1, 2011 - 12:33pm
August 4, 2011
Guest commentary: Oil spill fallout hits BWCAW
I kept thinking, "I'm too old for this." I was carrying an 18-foot, 6-inch canoe across the Horse Portage around Upper Basswood Falls. The map says it is a mile long. I'm at the halfway point and I'm certain I've carried this beast 10 or 15 miles. Thank goodness there are trees...
opinion / outdoors
August 4, 2011 - 8:00am
July 29, 2010
County responds in cell tower dispute
Is it "palustrine emergent, saturated palustrine forested, and palustrine scrub shrub with seasonal emergent" or is it statute-defined wetland? That will be one of the complicated questions bandi-ed about a courtroom in Minneapolis Wednesday as a Fourth District judge hears both...
July 29, 2010 - 9:43am
June 24, 2010
Editorial: Cell tower fight doesn't meet reality
If you've ever entered or exited the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness near Ely, or even at the end of the Gunflint Trail, you know how specious an argument the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness makes when it says a cell tower in Fall Lake Township will wreck the experience...
June 24, 2010 - 9:12am
Group files lawsuit to stop Fall Lake tower
A group called Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness has filed a lawsuit in Hennepin County against AT&T Mobility to stop the construction of a telecommunication tower in Lake County's Fall Lake Township. The group says the tower "will significantly impair the natural and scenic...
June 24, 2010 - 8:52am
Precious metals trying mettle on precious lands
Just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, deep below the lakes and streams that have defined this area's value for centuries, lies a fortune to be made. Everyone involved in Minnesota's copper mining controversy agrees there's an incredibly rich deposit of nickel, platinum,...
June 24, 2010 - 8:43am