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Lake County News Chronicle
Semi hits ditch in Two Harbors
Sonic boom mystery solved
LSSD moves forward with 4-day week application
Beargrease update: Past champs Anderson, Schroeder set up for close race to the finish
It's not the cold, it's a cold: Defending Beargrease champ battling bug on trail
Basketball roundups: Jan. 23
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
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
MARGARET D. JOHNSON
VERNA M. TORSTENSON
CLYDE MELVIN HEDIN
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
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
Snow gives local businesses a boost
Local businesses are rejoicing after a snowy December, giving tourists another reason to visit the North Shore and bring revenue to the community. “People come and they stay and they eat and they buy gas … they do all of the things that help the local economy,” Two Harbors...
news / business
December 27, 2013 - 11:09am
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
December 6, 2013
Lake County digs out of three feet of snow
In an all-out 72-hour battle against the forces of nature, Lake County has emerged victorious -- back aches from hours of snow shoveling notwithstanding. Lake County claimed the top 3 in the list of deepest snow falls in the area. As of 8 a.m. Thursday, 42 inches had fallen five...
Lake County / outdoors
December 6, 2013 - 2:31pm
Snowmobile-related incident claims life
The victim of a snowmobile related incident in Lake County Tuesday has been identified as 32-year old Davis Hartshorn of Finland. Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson said that the deputy who investigated the incident, however, didn't find evidence indicating that Hartshorn's death...
December 6, 2013 - 1:43pm
50 inches - and a yardstick won't do
When Alice Findley used her official National Weather Service snow gage to take a measurement outside her house Wednesday afternoon, the neon-pink yardstick disappeared into the white. "It's only 36 inches long and we had 39 inches of snow on the ground,'' Findley told the Duluth...
news / outdoors
December 6, 2013 - 1:35pm
December 5, 2013
Spotter near Two Harbors records more than 3 feet of snow
When Alice Findley used her official National Weather Service snow gauge to take a measurement outside her house Wednesday afternoon, the neon-pink yardstick disappeared into the white. "It's only 36 inches long and we had 39 inches of snow on the ground," Findley said with a chuckle. Findley...
December 5, 2013 - 12:00am
December 3, 2013
Heavy snow moving back into Northland, will continue Wednesday (with video)
Light snow continued to fall in Duluth this afternoon on top of 8 to 16 inches reported across the city overnight and this morning -- and there's...
news / superior
December 3, 2013 - 2:35pm
Duluth, Two Harbors, Hermantown, Proctor schools closed Tuesday
All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools are closed Tuesday, Dec. 3, because of the heavy snow falling in the Northland. The Lake Superior school district, which includes Two Harbors and Silver Bay, also is closed today, along with Proctor schools, Hermantown schools...
education / news
December 3, 2013 - 5:23am
December 1, 2013
Winter storm takes aim at Northland; snowfall may exceed a foot
Get those shovels and snowblowers ready: A winter storm taking aim at the Northland may drop in excess of a foot of snow by the time it moves out on Wednesday. And you'll want to get the wet snow removed quickly, because it'll be followed by a blast of arctic air that may leave...
news / superior
December 1, 2013 - 8:43pm
Parts of Northland may see 10+ inches of snow by late Wednesday
A winter storm is forecast to bring several rounds of snow to the Northland from Monday through Wednesday, with total snowfall in excess of 10 inches possible for some parts of the region. The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a winter weather advisory from noon Monday...
December 1, 2013 - 4:04pm
November 8, 2013
Several inches of snow possible in Northland tonight
Snow showers, possibly mixed with rain and sleet at times, will continue to move across much of the Northland this afternoon - and may add up to several inches of accumulation by Saturday morning. The best chance for accumulating snow will be over the Minnesota Arrowhead - particularly...
November 8, 2013 - 3:31pm
May 1, 2013
Snow expected, may be heavy in Northwestern Wisconsin
Record April snow, an unusually warm string of days, thunderstorms and now the possibility of snow in May are all contributing to Northland rivers...
May 1, 2013 - 8:47am