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Lake County News Chronicle
Castle Danger Brewery opens
Class sizes kick off school board meeting
Cruikshank’s new bike shop moves forward
Silver Bay council election to be competitive
Student news: Aug. 8
Altiere steps down
All Star Baseball
Two Harbors High School and youth football information
Sundbom successfully defends Agate City Classic title
TH American Legion baseball finishes second in district playoffs
Partners in Living Well: Summer wrap-up
Guest commentary: Don’t move TH electrical department
Home for the summer: Oh fer cute
Gert’s Dirt: Garage storage
Legal Learning: Lake County court is eFiling pioneer
CAROL JEAN GOEDE
Sylvia Marcella Jensen
Leonard Richard Sve
BETTY DONNELLE BJORTOMT
Northland Smart Shopper
Rocky Number Two
Lake County Past: Aug. 15
Lake County Past Spotlight: Skydivers add excitement to Silver Bay Fly-In Airshow
Finland News: Aug. 15
Ride this weekend
home and garden
University honors Farm Families of the Year
DNR Report: Aug. 15
A fish of a lifetime
Groundbreaking for the Beaver Bay Trail Head rest stop
Fishing League Standings: Aug. 1
July 28, 2013
Frost advisory issued for parts of the Northland for tonight
Clearing skies meant sunshine and warmer weather in the Northland today - but they'll also lead to some chilly conditions tonight. The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a frost advisory for the early morning hours Monday for northern parts of the Northland, including...
iron range / news
July 28, 2013 - 4:05pm
May 17, 2013
Man killed by falling tree in Lake County is identified
A 59-year-old Wayzata, Minn., man died from injuries suffered Thursday afternoon when a tree he was felling landed on him. The Lake County Sheriff's Office identified him this afternoon as Douglas Raymond Harris. The accident occurred on Birch Lake Road just north of the Birch Lake...
May 17, 2013 - 3:17pm
January 3, 2013
Northland 300 hits the trails
No one would have blamed the Northland 300 organizers if they had cancelled their event in 1996. The annual snowmobile ride was in its seventh year, but the conditions were treacherous--a whiteout blizzard hit the Northland. But the snowmobilers bundled up, jumped on their sleds and...
outdoors / sports
January 3, 2013 - 5:51pm
September 29, 2012
Prep football roundup: Greyhounds drop heartbreaker on last-second TD pass
Big Lake quarterback Tyler Halverson hit wide receiver Connor Johnson on a 9-yard touchdown pass with no time left on the clock to defeat host Duluth East 41-36 in a Mississippi 8 Conference game Friday night at Ordean Stadium. The Hornets (1-4 overall, 1-3 conference) faced a fourth-and-9...
news / football / iron range / preps / sports
September 29, 2012 - 11:00am
August 17, 2012
Embarrass, Iron Range flirt with frost; low temps in Northland
It was the coolest morning in months across parts of the Northland as temperatures dipped down into the 30s in some areas at sunrise today, including 33 in Embarrass, 34 in Bigfork and 35 at the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. Unofficial lows also included 36 at Hayward and Crane Lake,...
iron range / news
August 17, 2012 - 7:43am
June 8, 2012
DNR report from around Minnesota
Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) worked area lakes as well as Lake Superior throughout the past week. Water levels are up due to recent rains, making navigation interesting in areas where rocks used to protrude from the water. Angling success on Lake Superior has been good, with anglers...
DNR / outdoors
June 8, 2012 - 3:28pm
Forest Service allows testing
Superior National Forest officials have backed a plan to allow 29 new mining exploration permits on national forestland. The decision released May 29 by Tim Dabney, acting supervisor of the forest, allows the Bureau of Land Management to issue the permits to mining companies that...
news / outdoors
June 8, 2012 - 10:00am
Fires spur home safety message
Given the terrifying Pagami Creek Fire last fall that threatened to escape the borders of the Boundary Waters, it's likely an easier job this year to convince homeowners in Lake County to be mindful of fire dangers in their own back yard. Property owners in Fall Lake Township near...
home and garden / news
June 8, 2012 - 6:30am
June 5, 2012
Invasive garlic mustard plants found in Ely
On May 23, Norma Malinowski found a small patch of garlic mustard growing in Ely and she reported to the Ely Field Naturalists. The report led to another site in Ely that turned out to be much larger than the first. By last Friday, the information had spread to Superior National...
Lake County / news / outdoors
June 5, 2012 - 8:00am
June 1, 2012
Report details fire crews' use of emergency shelters when overtaken by Minnesota wildfire
Forest Service crews working to warn Boundary Waters campers to leave the area made the right decision when they deployed their fire shelters...
June 1, 2012 - 7:07am
May 25, 2012
Two Harbors quadruplets go separate ways after graduation
For Brad, Cole, Lee and Lacey Myrdal, graduation from high school Friday night was particularly bittersweet. The quadruplets, who attended...
education / family / news
May 25, 2012 - 7:50pm
May 18, 2012
Winds worry fire crews as they battle to contain blaze near Ely
Helicopters, airplanes, fire engines, bulldozers and nearly 100 people on the ground are battling the Highway 1 fire just outside of Ely today,...
iron range / news
May 18, 2012 - 12:01pm
May 17, 2012
Fire turned back just outside Ely
Fire crews and a wind switch combined to beat back a raging forest fire this afternoon that burned to the edge of Ely. City officials rescinded...
May 17, 2012 - 6:33pm
Ely evacuation area expanded
Crews this afternoon are battling a fast-moving forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power...
May 17, 2012 - 3:55pm
Forest fire near Ely apparently sparked by downed power line
Crews this afternoon are battling a forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power line. Gusty...
May 17, 2012 - 2:54pm