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Lake County News Chronicle
WKHS alumni offer scholarship
Community radio brings variety show to Harbor Theater
County brings on broadband consultant
Students face the grueling challenges of the Ikidarod
Bill could restore federal funding for Lake County
Bayside Chatter: Feb. 27
Two Harbors 4th grade basketball ends season on high note
Basketball Round-up: Feb. 27
North Shore Storm advance out of play-ins
North Shore Storm falls to Duluth Marshall
baseball and softball
Service officer’s briefing: March 2015
Partners in Living Well: Help with energy bills
On faith: Lent
Letter to the editor: Lake County should reconsider data center
Letter to the editor: Unanswered questions on data center project
JACK A. MESNA
ELMER CHARLES HARLING
RALPH J. O'DAY
Local business owners’ granddaughter on American Idol
Paranormal researcher talks mysterious creatures
Local artist's work displayed in New York
ReVisioning Two Harbors to meet Feb. 10
Five Questions with Kay Libby: Granting wishes for children in need
arts and entertainment
Two Harbors hunter inspires possible hunting law change
DNR invites public to help in setting deer harvest goals
Legals: Feb. 20
Legals: Feb. 6
Legals: Jan. 30
January 9, 2015
Q&A with Kathy Johnson, Lake County CERT coordinator
In February, Lake County will be holding trainings for the Community Emergency Response Team. CERT volunteers are regular people who respond when disaster strikes. In advance of the trainings, we talked to Kathy Johnson, the CERT coordinator for the county. Kathy Johnson has...
news / community
January 9, 2015 - 2:39pm
Human trafficking vigil brings community members together
The Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force held a candlelight vigil for victims of human trafficking on Monday. The month of January is recognized as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. At the vigil, Two Harbors Mayor Randy Bolen and Lake County Commissioner Rich Sve...
news / community
January 9, 2015 - 1:33pm
Our view: Tax money wasted?
On Tuesday, the Lake County Board of Commissioners decided which local newspaper would serve as their legal newspaper for 2015. This involves publishing all of their legal notices — meeting minutes, requests for bids, foreclosures — anything the county is required by...
opinion / editorials
January 9, 2015 - 11:59am
January 2, 2015
IRRRB grant held back over Lake County concerns
January 2, 2015 - 10:00am
December 26, 2014
Finland News: Dec. 26
It is the Christmas season. As you come down the hill in our little town and see the beautiful cross shining bright on top of Silver Hill, please give thanks to the guys who put it up yearly. Ronnie VanBergen says he believes it is the 32nd year. He heads up the crew of four or...
December 26, 2014 - 11:13am
December 19, 2014
Welcome back, winter
Jan Swart of Two Harbors sent us this photo, taken last Friday near Kane Lake. The trees were coated with hoar frost, which happens when the perfect combination of moisture and temperature causes water vapor to turn directly to ice. Cool temperatures on Friday gave way to a warm,...
December 19, 2014 - 1:15pm
County Board faces tough budget questions
More than a dozen residents showed up in the Lake County Enforcement Center in Two Harbors Tuesday night, proposed tax bills in hand, to ask questions about the Lake County tax levy. It is proposed to increase 9 percent and the County Board will vote on the budget Tuesday at their...
December 19, 2014 - 12:06pm
December 10, 2014
County pledges future funding to finish broadband project
On Dec. 10 at 11 a.m., there was an updated story on this resolution posted. Read it here. In a rare split vote Tuesday afternoon, the Lake...
news / Lake County
December 10, 2014 - 11:06am
December 9, 2014
Breakfast for Champions speech: "The good ol' days"
From Rich Sve Chair, Lake County Board of Commissioners I recently was speaking with one of my constituents, and she used the term "back in the good ol' days." Later while I was mulling over our discussion, I began to reflect on all the stories I had heard from my great grandmother. My...
December 9, 2014 - 10:29am
December 5, 2014
Gift guide to shopping local
This past Saturday was Small Business Saturday, which encourages people to do their holiday shopping at locally owned business, but the real...
December 5, 2014 - 12:36pm
Lake County Sheriff's Report: Nov. 24
Lake County Sheriff's Report Monday, Nov. 24 Inmate Population: 17 9:28 a.m. Silver Bay Police Department assists Silver Bay ambulance with medical at Silver Bay residence. 12:27 p.m. Deputies checks in welfare of party at rural Two Harbors residence. Family member bringing...
December 5, 2014 - 11:55am
November 28, 2014
The Stanley Road septic system saga
It all started this spring, when Stewart Cannon noticed his septic mound was leaking around its base at his Stanley Road home. He had just moved to Two Harbors the previous fall and gotten the septic mound installed in the winter. Cannon contacted Haugan Construction, Sewers and...
news / business
November 28, 2014 - 2:21pm
Letter to the editor: Tax increases tough for fixed income residents
From Jim Heath Two Harbors We just got our proposed 2015 property taxes and are wondering just where they figure those of us on fixed incomes like social security and railroad retirement are supposed to come up with the extra money. Our taxes are going up 31.5 percent over...
November 28, 2014 - 1:33pm
Letter to the editor: Lake County leader with broadband
From Sue Hilliard Silver Creek Township Last week, we had the distinct privilege of attending the Blandin Foundation Conference, Border to Border Broadband: No Community Left Behind. The two-day conference featured speakers and breakout sessions in which many folks from across...
November 28, 2014 - 1:33pm