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Dragon boat

August 1, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Debra Heisick captured this determined (if not ferocious) looking dragon boat racing through the water at the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival in Grand Marais last weekend. Continue Reading

Will Surbaugh: Non Sibi Sed Patriae (not for self but country), indeed.

December 27, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Remember this name: Will Surbaugh. Someday you’ll want to be able to say you knew him way back when. Continue Reading

Cook County courthouse lifesavers honored

November 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Two people who saved the life of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell in a courthouse shooting last year in Grand Marais were honored Wednesday in Minneapolis.
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Finding Cricket

November 21, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Ten years ago this week, Susan Fedorko answered her phone and ended a 22-year search. On the other end of the line was her younger half-sister someone she had never met. Both were daughters of a model, if not supermodel, who graced the covers of Vogue, Harpers and other magazines, but started her career after giving up her older daughter for adoption. Continue Reading

Official’s land deal raises hackles in Grand Marais

May 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

In late April, after a closed-door meeting and using records the city wouldn’t release to the public, the director of Grand Marais’ Economic Development Authority bought from the city 20 acres of scenic land overlooking Lake Superior and next to the Gunflint Trail for $75,000 that he’ll develop for his own zip line business.
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Want smelt without the work? Check out these Northland restaurants

April 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

So you want a smelt dinner, but you don’t have the time or equipment to net your own. What to do?
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House passes legislation to allow Grand Maraid roadwork

April 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The project has been held up by conditions the federal government placed on the property when it was conveyed to the State of Minnesota in 1950 for the establishment of an airport. Continue Reading

Courthouse shooting reveals darker side of Grand Marais

February 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The December incident involving Daniel Schlienz has shed light on a more ominous pattern men preying on underage girls.
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Grand Marais nursing home worker cited for abuse

February 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A nursing assistant at a Grand Marais nursing home was cited for abuse for pulling two residents by the arms and speaking to one in a “disrespectful manner,” according to a state report made public on Wednesday.
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Northland dog sleds to deliver mining petitions to St. Paul

February 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The event, called Sled Dogs to St. Paul, includes rallies in Ely, Grand Marais, Finland and Duluth. Continue Reading