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Lake County News Chronicle
It's not the cold, it's a cold: Defending Beargrease champ battling bug on trail
WKS teacher Tom Frericks awarded
New look for SB police
Beargrease kicks off 31st running in Two Harbors
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Basketball roundups: Jan. 23
baseball and softball
Guest commentary: United Way helps on the North Shore
On faith: Life's train
Letter to the community: Thanks from food shelf
Correction: Jan. 23
Adventures in Early Childhood: Art through young eyes
DARLENE D. DALY
VERNA M. TORSTENSON
CLYDE MELVIN HEDIN
IRENE H. (SVEE) MALE
Make a Wish helps local boy
Breakfast for Champions a success
Ruby's Pantry in SB spreads cheer year-round
Christmas poem: The little gift box
arts and entertainment
Cold Winter Days in Two Harbors
DNR Report: Jan. 9
DNR Report: Jan. 2
April 28, 2014
High winds cause power outages, big waves in the Northland (with video)
High winds brought down trees and limbs, causing power outages Monday across Duluth’s east side and the Northland. East Duluth resident Linda Nervick said her bed “shook and shimmied all night long,” the winds keeping her up in her 100-year-old home. Dennis Henkel heard...
April 28, 2014 - 11:16pm
June 21, 2013
UPDATE: Gusty winds, power outages affect Northland in wake of morning storms
Strong storms that moved across the Northland overnight and early this morning have left gusty winds and power outages in their wake. The National...
energy / news / superior
June 21, 2013 - 1:43pm
January 30, 2013
Minnesota Power to convert Hoyt Lakes coal plant to gas
Minnesota Power announced today it will convert its coal-fired power plant in Hoyt Lakes to natural gas and shut down one of three coal units...
business / energy / iron range / news
January 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 25, 2012
Minnesota Power worker injured at Taconite Harbor
A fuel system explosion at Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder injured a long-time worker on Monday. Joe Fredrickson, 41, a fuels technician, was in a coal bunker room when the explosion occurred. He was taken by ambulance to Cook County North Shore Hospital...
October 25, 2012 - 1:23pm
October 24, 2012
Explosion victim in critical condition in Duluth hospital
The worker injured in an apparent coal-dust explosion at Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder remained in critical condition Tuesday at a Duluth hospital. A spokeswoman for Essentia Health Duluth, the former Miller-Dwan Medical Center, said Joe Fredrickson,...
October 24, 2012 - 7:20am
October 23, 2012
Worker injured in power-plant explosion
An employee of Minnesota Power's Taconite Harbor Energy Center was injured Monday morning in an explosion at the coal-burning power plant. Minnesota...
energy / news
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota Power says dam system 'designed to handle this kind of flood and more'
Minnesota Power's system of reservoirs and dams along the St. Louis River leading into the Twin Ports is holding well despite massive amounts of water pouring through, officials said this afternoon. Utility officials say there are no problems with any of the four dams along the lower...
business / news
June 20, 2012 - 2:27pm
November 12, 2009
Minnesota Power could raise rates up to 20 percent
Minnesota Power is seeking an almost 20 percent increase in rates for its residential customers to cover investments made in cleaner, greener...
November 12, 2009 - 10:46am
May 13, 2009
Allete CEO: Mining's downturn challenges bottom line
Despite an unprecedented drop in demand from Allete's largest customer -- the mining industry -- Don Shippar, CEO and chairman, put a brave face on his company's future at an annual shareholders' meeting Tuesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. "This is one of the sharpest...
business / mining / money / news
May 13, 2009 - 12:20am