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Lake County News Chronicle
Highway 61 in Two Harbors reduced to single lane Sept. 24-27
First responders practice 'mass casualty incident'
'Geek Out' about nature at Wolf Ridge fall camp
2 arrested in Isabella crime spree
Lake Connections network draws interest from potential buyers
Football: Mariners, Grizzlies combine for wild finish
Football: Agates shut out Pine City
Scoreboard: Sept. 13-18
Athlete Q&A: Morgan Beardsley
Two Harbors adopts trail plan
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: When lawyers behave badly
Ask a Trooper: Are construction zone speed limits always enforced?
Climate: Feeding the soil, Part 2
Letter: Thankful for support from Two Harbors
Letter: Use verified news sources
Jeanne Marie (Erickson) Kolberg
Aileen Marie Johnson
Richard A. Olson
Glenn C. Maxham
Lake County Past
Lake County 4-H youth compete at State Fair
North Shore Library News
Veterans embark on annual fishing excursion
Help clean up Burlington Bay Beach on Sept. 15
arts and entertainment
Two Harbors adopts trail plan
Beaver Bay prioritizes 'dark skies' in astro-tourism effort
DNR honors Gooseberry Park ranger
Paul and Irene Erickson
Monica Alice Johnson
November 10, 2017
North Shore volunteers: The lifeblood of our communities
Lifeblood: the indispensable factor or influence that gives something its strength and vitality.
November 10, 2017 - 12:50am
October 13, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lake County Board pave proverbial road for sulfide-ore copper mining
On March 14, the Lake County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution opposing the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to conduct an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposed withdrawal of federal lands from sulfide-ore copper mining in the Boundary Waters watershed for up to...
October 13, 2017 - 12:31am
September 29, 2017
Guest Commentary: Assessments best option for dire infrastructure needs
It's a new day in Two Harbors. The City Council and staff have worked over the past two years to create a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) from...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00am
August 18, 2017
Guest Commentary: Supporting a free press
In Minnesota, we understand the importance of a free press. It's hard to forget in our state, Minnesotans are among the most engaged citizens in the country. Last year we again ranked first in the nation in voter turnout. Minnesotans volunteer at the second highest rate in the country....
August 18, 2017 - 4:00am
July 28, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lake County's courage to expand broadband deserves recognition
Hope is the engine that powers change. Hope inspires communities to imagine a vibrant future for themselves and the generations to come. Lake County leaders' foresight, and ultimate decision, to strengthen their community by expanding high-speed Internet (broadband) access was grounded...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
July 21, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lake Connections a failed broadband effort
In 2012, workers strung fiber optic cable in Two Harbors as part of Lake County's Lake Connections broadband internet project. Today, the network is almost completely built but the county has decided to try to sell the operation.
July 21, 2017 - 4:00am
May 12, 2017
Guest Commentary: Children desperately need foster families now
Children in need of foster care come from all families, all areas of the state, all socioeconomic backgrounds. What they share in common are their struggles. Most have been abused or neglected; some are dependent on alcohol or drugs; some have mental health concerns; some have had...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00am
May 8, 2017
Nolan: Future of health care remains uncertain
What a travesty for our nation. President Donald Trump and House Republicans last week passed their American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). And by doing so, they delivered a simple and direct message to the American people:...
May 8, 2017 - 3:24pm
April 14, 2017
Guest Commentary: Education should be our priority
Recently, the House Republicans approved their education bill that underfunds our state's education needs and particularly hurts Greater Minnesota. Disguised as a technical change, the House Republicans changed the "compensatory revenue" formula which results in gutting education...
April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
January 6, 2017
Guest Commentary: Knife River's plans for Crusader II off to fast start
On Wednesday, Dec. 21, Knife River received a Christmas gift from the Lake County Historical Society which was the return of the 35 foot fish...
January 6, 2017 - 4:00am
November 4, 2016
Guest Commentary: Increasing opportunities for kids and families everywhere in our state
In September, more than 837,000 Minnesota students went back to school, including 65,000 kindergartners. For the third year, more than 99.6 percent of those kindergartners will attend school all-day, free of charge. And their parents can be certain their children are receiving the...
November 4, 2016 - 4:00am
April 22, 2016
Guest Commentary: Lake Country Power arrogant once again
Lake Country Power has a service territory that covers 10,872 square miles. It includes parts of Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis counties. Within that service area LCP has 48,487 active services. LCP has offices in Grand Rapids, Mountain Iron and...
April 22, 2016 - 4:00am
April 18, 2016
Guest Commentary: Failure is not an option with water quality
My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given or have...
April 18, 2016 - 2:36pm
April 8, 2016
Guest Comentary: April is sexual assault awareness month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year's campaign focuses on ways that individuals, communities, and the private sector can help prevent sexual violence. Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men are victims of sexual assault, but all of us are impacted by sexual...
April 8, 2016 - 4:00am
March 25, 2016
Guest Commentary: Why a Vietnam commemoration
I don't often feel compelled to write guest commentaries, but I decided to suspend any personal inhibitions to put some thoughts to paper regarding Vietnam War commemorations. Or should it be called The Second Indochina War? Or something else?
March 25, 2016 - 4:00am