Skip to main content
Lake County News Chronicle
Shopko donates $2k to school district
NSCS science fair sparks young imaginations
Extra distracted driving enforcement April 11-20: Texting while driving is illegal in Minnesota
County board cuts airport support by half
Two Harbors Police Report: March 31
Sports roundup: March 21
Bayside chatter: April 11
Bayside chatter: April 4
Bayside chatter: March 28
Bayside chatter: March 21
Up North with Leroy: April 11
On faith: Biblical literalism vs. theological sophistication
Gert's Dirt: Breathing easier
Poetry: Musical Ostrich
Letter to the editor: Don't miss "Fiddler"
Bonnie Jean (Puent) Harrington Jan. 12, 1952 - April 5, 2014
Herbert L. Kisling
Frank Robert Thomson Jr
Northland Smart Shopper
Kerry Gauthier: Capturing the Great (Lake) Spirit
North Shore Library News: April 11
Finland News: April 11
Lake Co. Past: April 11
Review: “Fiddler” feels big city
home and garden
Traditional spearfishing to include Lake County waters
DNR Question of the week: April 11
Raptors return to the North Shore
April 2014 Starwatch
Forum focuses on Northern Watersheds
February 12, 2014
Minnesota extends comment period on gypsy moth quarantine
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is extending its comment period on the proposed quarantine of gypsy moth for Lake and Cook counties. The original 30-day comment period will be extended to 45 days, ending March 12. The state is proposing quarantine for Lake and Cook counties...
February 12, 2014 - 10:07am
January 29, 2014
Schroeder wins second-straight Beargrease title (w/ video)
"Daddy?" Gavin Schroeder asked an obviously exhausted Nathan Schroeder in the parking lot of Billy's Bar. "Yes?" Nathan mustered, holding the...
news / sports
January 29, 2014 - 5:00pm
January 27, 2014
Mushers say Beargrease slower than normal; Fraboni wins mid-distance race
SAWBILL TRAIL CHECKPOINT -- Several veteran mushers and past John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon champions agreed today that this year's race is shaping up to be slower than normal. "Nobody can remember a run as tough as that one," Keith Aili, the 2006 champion, said of the run to...
news / outdoors / sports
January 27, 2014 - 8:08pm
Beargrease mid-distance race: Official results
Mid-distance results (official times): 1. Ross Fraboni (bib 134) 10 hours, 50 minutes, 31 seconds 2. Joshua Compton (146) 10:55:56 3. Martha Schouweiler (143) 11:06:50 4. Erin Altemus (148) 11:19:52 5. Dusty Klaven (138) 11:33:05 6. Michael Bestgen (144) 11:36:15 7. Leanne...
news / sports
January 27, 2014 - 3:57pm
December 14, 2013
Snow causes travel headaches in Northland; temperatures will tumble tonight
The Northland saw anywhere between a dusting and a foot of new snow from Friday evening through Saturday, adding to already-mountainous snow piles and causing travel headaches across the region. Meanwhile, temperatures will tumble into the teens and 20s below zero tonight and Sunday...
news / superior
December 14, 2013 - 7:48pm
Lake-effect snow piles up in Superior, will move to North Shore today
A band of lake-effect snow left nearly a foot of accumulation near Superior from Friday evening through early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service reported. A weather spotter five miles southeast of Superior reported 11.5 inches of snow as of 2:45 a.m. Saturday.
news / superior
December 14, 2013 - 8:15am
December 11, 2013
Shipping traffic for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Lee A. Tregurtha, arriving to load iron ore pellets; Algoma Montrealais, departing; Peter R. Cresswell, departing with...
business / news / shipping / superior
December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 10, 2013
Shipping traffic for Dec. 10, 2013
Tuesday, Dec. 10 The Algoma Montrealais discharges cement at the Holcim dock on Rice's Point on Monday. (Photo by Diane Hilden) DULUTH ENTRY Morning:...
news / shipping / superior
December 10, 2013 - 12:00am
December 9, 2013
Shipping traffic for Monday, Dec. 9
The Dutch-flagged vessel Volgaborg arrived in the Twin Ports on Sunday afternoon to load grain. The Volgaborg is scheduled to leave port this...
news / shipping / superior
December 9, 2013 - 12:00am
December 7, 2013
Crew members recovering, cleanup underway after Two Harbors train derailment
The two crew members injured in Thursday's derailment of a Canadian National Railway train in Two Harbors remain hospitalized, according to Patrick Waldron, government and public affairs manager for CN in the U.S. The crew members' conditions are unknown, but Waldron said neither...
news / transportation
December 7, 2013 - 6:15am
December 6, 2013
Silver Bay City Council moves forward on fire truck grant
On Monday Dec. 2, the Silver Bay City Council decided unanimously to move forward with resolution 2013-48, a written grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purchase of a new fire truck. The written grant application will go to FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters...
December 6, 2013 - 2:09pm
Shopko Hometown Foundation launches "Help Us Give Back" in support of schools
Foundation to Donate up to $2,000 This week, the Shopko Hometown Foundation announced that it will be giving back to the 181 communities where it has stores. For every signature Shopko Hometown in Two Harbors receives between Dec. 1- 24, the foundation will make a $1 donation...
December 6, 2013 - 2:08pm
Grants help those looking to buy a home
Lake Bank customers looking to buy a home can now get a leg up with some free money. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines awarded The Lake Bank $15,000 in grants designed to help those purchasing their first home. "The point of this program is to put back into the community,"...
December 6, 2013 - 2:07pm
Ask a Trooper: Traffic warnings
Question: How long does a written warning ticket for speeding, for example, stay on your record? Answer: A paper warning does not go on your driving record. As for citations for speed, according to Driver and Vehicle Services, speeding tickets generally stay on record for five...
December 6, 2013 - 1:45pm
Lake Co. Sheriff's Report: Nov. 25
Monday, Nov. 25 Inmate Population: 16 6:34 a.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Scenic Dr. at Larsmont Rd. Warn for headlight. 11:21 Deputy transports inmate to Miller Dwan for appt. 12:04 p.m. Deputy responds to report...
crime / news
December 6, 2013 - 1:44pm