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Home and Garden
October 18, 2013
Lake County land sale Friday
Eight pieces of Lake County land will be on the auction block next Friday. Seven pieces of tax-forfeited county land and one piece of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources land will be auctioned off at the Law Enforcement Center in Two Harbors. "They're all really nice," land...
business / DNR / home and garden / news
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
home and garden / news / superior
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Eh? Free smoke detectors in January
ArcelorMittal, the steel company that owns the Minorca taconite operation in Virginia, has given a grant to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross to buy and give away 100 free smoke detectors to area residents. You read right; they are free. The effort is aimed at promoting...
eh / home and garden / iron range / life
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal.
news / home and garden
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
July 11, 2012
Lake County garden tour is July 26
Three distinct gardens will be featured during the Lake County Master Gardeners' Garden Tour scheduled for July 26. The popular tour, conducted in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Extension, begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 616 Third Ave., in Two Harbors....
home and garden / Lake County / news
July 11, 2012 - 7:55am
June 30, 2012
Eh? Go ahead, keep that gravel
A reader in Duluth recently wrote to our Eh? column, asking if it would be helpful or even permissible for residents to haul away gravel and rubble washed down her street in the recent flood. She said she could use the material as fill on her own property but wasn't sure if the city...
eh / home and garden / life
June 30, 2012 - 11:23am
June 8, 2012
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 3, 2012
Two Harbors Food Shelf plans to grow its own
Ever since Phil Arnold began talking to community members about creating a garden for the Two Harbors Food Shelf last December, he's been taken...
community / food / home and garden / news
June 3, 2012 - 7:34am
June 1, 2012
City of Two Harbors roundup: City to start pushing LED bulbs
The next time the light in your home or business goes out, the Two Harbors Public Works department hopes you will reach for an energy-efficient LED light instead of a traditional bulb.
business / home and garden / news
June 1, 2012 - 11:31am
Sowing the Seeds of Success
Everyone has to eat, but how people go about putting food on the table differs from household to household.
home and garden
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
Mama, can I help?" The 12 spindly tomatoes that await transplanting cast long shadows under the rapidly descending sun. Delicate stems, fragile roots, holes needing to be dug just so... "Please?" The right answer (Yes!) carries both cost and benefits. First, all expectations held...
family / home and garden
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am