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County brings on broadband consultant
Babbitt man found guilty in snowmobile chase through Boundary Waters
Students face the grueling challenges of the Ikidarod
Student of the month: February 2015
Red Cliff Band to update Knife River on barrels dumped in Lake Superior
North Shore Storm advance out of play-ins
North Shore Storm falls to Duluth Marshall
Bayside chatter: Feb. 20
Judo tournament a success
Basketball roundup: Feb. 20
baseball and softball
On faith: What happens when we die?
Legal learning: Legal language is Latin to me, part one
Legal learning: Legal language is Latin to me, part two
Adventures in Early Childhood: Cold weather fun
Climate column: We're in this together
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
DNR seeks comments on Finland area lake and stream management plans
Legals: Feb. 20
Legals: Feb. 6
Legals: Jan. 30
letter to the editor
August 15, 2014
Letter to the editor: TH company Red Dog impresses
From Douglas W. Lindamood Brookston I strive to improve our nation’s economic condition as best I can. Admittedly, my personal impact is infinitesimal, but for a number of years I’ve done my best to only purchase products made in the USA. As anyone who has attempted this will...
August 15, 2014 - 4:27pm
Letter to the editor: How is our money being spent?
From Mary Rosati Two Harbors Friends and neighbors, over the next couple of months I’ll be asking how the city is spending your money. Here are a few examples from 2013-14: -A lobbyist getting $11,000 a year to promote a safe harbor. -A portable stage costing $12,000. How...
August 15, 2014 - 3:35pm
July 25, 2014
Letter to the editor: Lake County patriotism shows
From Paul von Goertz 1st Minnesota Volunteers Infantry, Knife River I marched in the Heritage Days parade as part of Battery I of the 1st U. S. Artillery, which is comprised of Civil War re-enactors. We were part of the color guard that was led by the American Legion and included...
July 25, 2014 - 5:30pm
June 20, 2014
Letter to the editor: Join activists in calling for Peltier’s release
From John Iversen Two Harbors Enrolled member of the Bois Forte-Nett Lake Band of Chippewa During his final term in office, President Obama should declare clemency for Leonard Peltier. In 1973, I participated in the Wounded Knee occupation for seven weeks. There, I learned first-...
June 20, 2014 - 2:49pm
June 13, 2014
Letter to the editor: More Fats, please!
From David Gustafson, Eagan On page six of the May 30 issue of the News-Chronicle, you published a letter about Grant “Fats” Johnson. He was truly a legend in the history of Two Harbors. The articles he wrote for the Chronicle years ago were priceless and of great interest....
June 13, 2014 - 12:16pm
Letter to the editor: Protect our wolves
From Andy Fisher Silver Bay Many Minnesotans may know that the gray wolf was recently taken off of the endangered species list. Instead of taking our time and doing even a baseline survey when the wolf lost federal protection, the DNR rushed through two wolf hunting and trapping...
May 13, 2014 - 4:23pm
April 8, 2014
Letter to the editor: County decision to make appointments is proactive
From Morris Manning Silver Bay The county board is taking heat for its decision to appoint rather than elect positions of county auditor/treasurer and county recorder. One opponent notes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” If it were only that simple! That admonition has...
April 8, 2014 - 10:05am
March 21, 2014
Letter to the editor: Leave county posts up to voters
From Don Graden, Two Harbors “You’ve got to be kidding me!!” That’s what I thought when I heard and read that the Lake County Board of Commissioners wants to appoint the head of the auditor and recorder departments, rather than have the posts filled by election, as it is...
March 21, 2014 - 2:15pm
March 14, 2014
Letter to the editor: Thanks to the plowers
From Katya Gordon, Two Harbors As I walked out onto the breakwall this morning I was grateful — whoever had plowed the lighthouse parking lot gave an extra shove to a wall of snow facing the pier, allowing us a path out onto the pier. I felt the same gratitude a few days ago...
March 14, 2014 - 1:31pm
Letter to the editor: Attorney speaks out against appointed positions
From Mitch Costley, Two Harbors The Lake County Auditor and the Lake County Recorder have been elected positions in this county for more than 100 years. The Lake County Board of Commissioners has moved one step closer to making the auditor and recorder positions appointed by the...
March 14, 2014 - 1:31pm
Letter to the editor: Former teacher responds to criticism of school district
From Linda Hoffman, Two Harbors I feel personally compelled to respond to a recent letter published in the Lake County News-Chronicle and the North Shore Journal (“Say no to four-day week” from Mark Broin appeared in the Feb. 21 issue of the News-Chronicle). First off, since...
March 14, 2014 - 1:30pm
March 7, 2014
Letter to the editor: North Shore girls and coaches lauded
From Deade Johnson, Two Harbors There is nothing better than tournament time in Minnesota. The road trips for hockey games and the memories that the players and families will have will last a lifetime. More kids in Minnesota play hockey than in any other state and we have all...
March 7, 2014 - 4:19pm
Letter to the editor: Remembering Edda
From Jennifer Seagren, Two Harbors Edda Mealey died suddenly and unexpectedly in the early hours of Saturday, March 1, at her home north of Two Harbors. Although Edda was a petite, quiet lady she was very well known and loved in our small community. Most of her family lived either...
March 7, 2014 - 4:18pm
March 3, 2014
Letter to the editor: Nolan is selling out our waters, and Metsa is backing him up
From Carla Arneson, Ely Fast-tracking mining projects accomplish one thing: mining corporations have a better chance to hide the truth from the public. The companies, not the permitting process, are opaque and need transparency. Instead we have the predictability of corporate representatives...
March 3, 2014 - 4:45pm