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Lake County News Chronicle
Vanilla Bean begins work on restaurant facelift
Two Harbors hands golf course reins to nonprofit
The organic way: Finland organization branches out to Mexico
Lake County Sheriff's bloodhound Katie retires
Youth basketball receives donation for jerseys
Season Preview: Two Harbors softball looks to be competitive
Two Harbors track & field season underway
Bayside Chatter: March 27
Athletic banquet honors at THHS
baseball and softball
Starwatch: April 2015
Ask a Trooper: Fog lights blinding drivers
Gert's dirt: Getting Saturdays off
Legal learning for Lake County: Guns prohibited
On faith: The brick
JUDY M. OLSON
VIRGIL R. GUALTIERI
CAPTAIN ROBERT S. MALE
BURTON "BUDDY" JEROME SVEINE
DEBORAH A. CRAVENS
Happy Birthday community members
Northshore Tractor Club gearing up for summer
Lake County Past Spotlight: Superior Hiking Trail construction
North Shore Library News: March 27
Lake County Past: March 27
arts and entertainment
Late winter thaw
DNR Report: March 27
Northern Lights illuminate the sky
DNR Report: March 20
Restoring North Shore forests for landowners
Legals: March 6
Legals: March 20
Lake Connections project consultant passes away
Gene South, a project consultant for Lake County's broadband network Lake Connections, passed away last week in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 67. South was the CEO and general manager for a telephone company in Annandale, Minn., for 17 years before being hired in 2011 with Jeff Roiland...
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7 hours 55 min ago
March 20, 2015
Open house for broadband project
An open house will be hosted at the Lake Connections headquarters Saturday for residents that want to learn about the county's broadband project or are interested in signing up for service. The open house is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Connections headquarters, 409 17th Ave., Two...
March 20, 2015 - 11:57am
March 6, 2015
County board considers year 3 of data center marketing contract
At the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Brian Hanson of APEX presented a new data center marketing proposal to the board. Lake County and Cooperative Light and Power in Two Harbors have been paying APEX, a business development firm in Duluth, to market a parcel...
March 6, 2015 - 12:11pm
June 27, 2014
First customers connected to broadband
Putting legal battles and naysayers behind them, Lake Connections, the county-owned telecommunications company has finally begun connecting customers to its internet, phone and TV services in Silver Bay and Two Harbors. “We’re getting a great response and people are pleased with...
news / Lake County
June 27, 2014 - 10:32am
April 25, 2014
Lake Connections open house May 1 in Silver Bay
Lake Connections is hosting a community open house at the Silver Bay Fire Hall on May 1 from 4-7 p.m. High-speed internet, digital TV and voice services will be available for live demonstrations. Lake Connections staff will be on hand to answer questions and residents can complete...
news / business
April 25, 2014 - 10:41am
November 22, 2013
FCC complaint filed against Frontier
Lake Connections, the publically-owned broadband provider in Lake County, filed a complaint against a competitor on Monday with a federal agency. On Nov. 18, Lake Connections filed an injunction with the Federal Communications Commission against Frontier Communications, claiming...
November 22, 2013 - 11:54am
June 7, 2013
It's time (again) to talk about broadband
Next Wednesday, community members will gather at Grand Superior Lodge, just north of Two Harbors, with broadband on the agenda. With broadband internet soon to be available in the entire county, community leaders have been looking for ways to educate the public and ensure the new...
Lake County / news
June 7, 2013 - 9:49am
April 25, 2013
County defense bills rising in broadband related lawsuit
Legal fees are mounting in Lake County's ongoing legal battle over financing its broadband project. The county is the defendant in a federal District Court suit brought by Orix Public Finance, LLC. The Texas company entered into an bond purchase agreement with the county that would...
Lake County / news
April 25, 2013 - 1:04pm
September 28, 2012
Fiber phase one nearing completion
Everyone in Lake County will eventually be contacted with permission cards for fiber optic network connection. The project is in its first phase of construction and County Administrator, Matt Huddleston and Lake Connections project manager, Jeff Roiland, want residents to know the...
Lake County / news
September 28, 2012 - 11:47am
February 9, 2012
Guest Commentary: Mailings have muddled message
The Minnesota Cable Communications Association (MCCA), whose current President is Bill Jensen of Mediacom, is behind a public relations campaign to discredit Lake County's fiber-optic project. The association is spending tens-of-thousands of dollars to disseminate misleading and...
February 9, 2012 - 1:49pm
October 13, 2011
Lake County's fiber plan firming up
Lake County is closing in on securing the promised federal funding for its fiber optic project. County coordinator Matt Huddleston briefed the county board on the project at its regular meeting Tuesday. He expects final paperwork to be finished by the end of the month, including...
October 13, 2011 - 12:16pm