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New Two Harbors administrator is eager to be a part of the community
Minnehaha students assemble for Just Kids Dental
Furbearer registration is Dec. 5 in Finland, Grand Marais, Two Harbors
Two Harbors named fifth safest city in state
Land sale profits could go to memorial forest debt
Two Agates swim their hardest at state tournament
Silver Bay basketball gets new coach, fresh record
Bayside Chatter: Nov. 21
Four TH footballers named to all-section team
Two Harbors gears up for the basketball season
Partners in Living Well: Staying busy in winter
On faith: Does God care about football?
Gert's Dirt: Creating a new normal
Climate column: Talking climate change during the holidays
Adventures in Early Childhood: Learning is adding up all around
Daniel Obern Staples
SVEA LINNEA AHONEN UPPGARD
Grace Elizabeth Carlson
COAL RICHARD GOETTE
BEATRICE MAE CARR
Northland Smart Shopper
Your voice: Color
WKHS students support homeless
Lake County Past: Nov. 21
Lake County Past Spotlight: Battle royal
Library News: Nov. 21
home and garden
November sunset over Lake Superior
DNR Report: Nov. 21
DNR Report: Oct. 31
Buck contest unites
DNR Report: Oct. 24
November 21, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Creating a new normal
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle "Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time."- Mark Twain When it comes to the cleanliness of your home, what is your normal? I have been in homes that were spotless...
November 21, 2014 - 12:20pm
November 7, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Where not to leave your ...
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle Here are some tips for storing common household items. These little improvements will make a big difference in the cleanliness of your home. Purse: Do not place your purse on the floor in a public restaurant, store or bathroom....
November 7, 2014 - 10:55am
October 17, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Staying healthy in fall
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle As winter approaches, so does cold and flu season. Everyone knows to stay away from people who are sick, but do you know what else you can do to keep yourself healthy? Here are some suggestions that are particularly useful if...
October 17, 2014 - 2:25pm
October 3, 2014
Gert's dirt: Fire prevention
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle There have been several house fires over the last few years in the area, some with devastating personal consequences and thousands of dollars in damages. Residential fires increase in frequency in the fall and winter. Learning about...
October 3, 2014 - 1:23pm
September 26, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Interior home maintenance in fall
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle Last week, we reviewed fall home maintenance for outside. This week, I will share tips for what you can do inside your home to keep it safe and warm in the coming cooler months. We'll start with the windows. If you have screens...
September 26, 2014 - 3:12pm
September 19, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Fall maintenance checklist
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle The kids are off to school and the nights are getting cooler, but we will still have some warm and pleasant days in September and October for maintenance around the house to prepare for the cold days and nights of winter. This...
September 19, 2014 - 1:30pm
September 8, 2014
Gert's Dirt: Getting things done
From Donna Bellino We all have ideas, projects and plans, but the real challenge is how to make them happen. Success is the goal in everything, whether it is cleaning a closet or garage, finishing a big project for school, opening your own business, getting a dream job or going...
September 8, 2014 - 10:05am
December 16, 2013
Gert's Dirt: Dec. 13
Donna Bellino for the Lake County News-Chronicle Each year we pull out those same old Christmas decorations. They tend to get dusty over the years. If you want to show the spirit of the season try these tips to clean them. To make ornaments sparkle like new, fill a towel lined...
life / home and garden
December 16, 2013 - 5:20pm
November 22, 2013
Gertie's Dirt: Cleaning for guests
Enjoying the company of friends and family is a wonderful part of the holiday season. Here are some suggestions to make this time special without the added stress. To make sure your house is presentable for unexpected guests, clean the areas they will see and close the doors to other...
November 22, 2013 - 2:32pm
October 11, 2013
Gert's dirt: Let your light shine
This is the time of year when there are more cloudy days and darkness. It is a good time to clean out the overhead lights in your home. They are probably filled with flies and dust from the summer. First, be sure to get a sturdy ladder! Next, with the light off, take the fixture...
October 11, 2013 - 5:10pm