LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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Elections are just a month away, which means the television ads, evening phone calls and political rallies are ramping up as candidates for national, state and local offices vie for the votes of Minnesotans. It's also a busy time of year for the Lake County News-Chronicle. There are plenty of political events to cover — see our coverage of the Republican meet and greet in Two Harbors on page and of a visit from Sen.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a 9 percent increase in the county's preliminary tax levy on Tuesday. The board approved a levy of $9,010,454, an increase of almost $750,000 over last year's property tax levy. Chair Rich Sve voted against the levy's approval. After the meeting, board members pointed to sequestration and other cuts in funding as reasons for the increase. In the past five years, they have only increased the tax levy once, by 2 percent in 2013.
See the video of Brandon's return here. When Andi White, 6, headed to school at Minnehaha Elementary on Tuesday, she mentally ticked one day off the "dad countdown," leaving the...
When Pauliann Hagglund started her new job at Minnehaha Elementary this year, the veteran teachers at the Two Harbors school greeted her by a name she hadn't heard in awhile...
Angie Dickison Palmer, Lake County's information systems director, shared her recent experiences as part of the Governor's Broadband Task Force at Tuesday's Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting. She said the meetings have been inspiring as she is surrounded by folks from around the state that are passionate about extending access to broadband internet services to everyone in Minnesota. "Folks are out there fighting to bring broadband to all of Minnesota," Dickison Palmer said. Lake County is in the process of bringing broadband services to almost all of its residents with a county
Two Harbors all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts may soon be able to drive from town to the new trail in northern Lake County that begins at the Lake County Demonstration Forest. County officials are considering opening some county roads north of Two Harbors to create a route for ATVers that would allow them to access the new trail.
It's been almost 100 years since the last child was laid to rest in the Toimi Settlers Childrens Cemetery, about 30 miles northwest of Two Harbors. Roy Hanson of Two...
It will cost the City of Two Harbors over a quarter million dollars to get utilities to a new business on County Road 26 in Two Harbors. The bike rental/retail shop and coffee shop, which is being developed by Granite Gear co-founder Dan Cruikshank, has been months in the making. Cruikshank is the first to bite on plots of land the city owns on County Road 26, just north of Super One and Shopko. Now, the city has to get utility lines out to the property. A consultant from LHB, an engineering, architecture and planning firm in Duluth, said the project will cost about $317,000.
For a preview of Silver Bay sports, click here . Swim team kicks off fourth undefeated season The Two Harbors-Silver Bay swim team has a lot to live up to...
Ken Vogel firstname.lastname@example.org Showing their dedication to historical accuracy, many of the attendees of the Larsmont Schoolhouse centennial celebration chose to ride in a horse drawn carriage from the former...