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Hwy 1, North Shore Drive closed for construction

August 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Work has begun on Minnesota Highway 1 between Ely and Minnesota Highway 61. Culverts were slated for replacement in Murphy City, closing roads this week. Additional grading work will continue through mid-September, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Continue Reading

Repairing an eroding shore

August 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Work progressing on shoreline stabilization project on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON In late November 2009, Paul Langseth stood atop a 20-foot cliff and looked straight down into the murky waters of Lake Ocheda as he spoke of how the lake’s depth has declined from six feet when he was a child to the four feet it is today. Continue Reading

Update: 8-year-old boy survives being swept six blocks through culvert in Proctor, MInn. (video)

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Emergency crews rescued an 8-year-old boy this afternoon who was swept five to six blocks through into a culvert in Proctor. He had some cuts but was otherwise uninjured, St. Louis County Undersheriff Dave Phillips said. Continue Reading

Anyone planning to travel to Duluth area urged to stay away

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DULUTH Those planning travel to Duluth and the North Shore areas in the coming days and weekend should check before traveling. Continue Reading

Karen children sing for South Shore residents

July 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A group of Karen students brought cheer to residents at South Shore Care Center, entertaining them with patriotic songs in celebration of Independence Day, Tuesday. Continue Reading

Gov. Pawlenty rejects updated shore development rules

August 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Pawlenty has rejected an effort to update Minnesota’s rules for lakeshore development, telling regulators to try again. Continue Reading