Lake County Newswire

Lake County Newswire

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  1. BOS to tackle Clayton and Valley Fire recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Lake County Record-Bee

    LAKEPORT >> The Lake County Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting today plans to consider actions intended to help the rebuilding process of both the Clayton and Valley Fires. While the related items are untimed, the BOS is most likely to initially hear an update on the recent Lower Lake blaze - including reports from county staff, other assisting agencies and possibly some community groups.

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  2. Arson suspect seemed 'distressed' while in Lake Co. courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The man accused of starting a nearly 4,000-acre Lake County wildfire, dubbed the Clayton Fire, reportedly looked distressed and passed out in court Wednesday. HE TRIED HIDING HIS FACE AS HE WALKED INTO THE LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE AND CAUSED AN IMMEDIATE BACKLASH FROM LAKE COUNTY RESIDENTS.

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  3. Making the most of the last days of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Reserve , which offers a variety of nature trails, swimming holes and rock climbing opportunities, and Warner Lake County Park , which offers hiking, fishing and swimming. Have an outdoor movie night. Collaborate with neighbors to rent a projector ...

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  4. Ordinances passed back to BOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Lake County Record-Bee

    LAKEPORT >> The Lake County Board of Supervisors plan to further discuss the proposed marijuana ordinance and the corresponding tax measure at its regular meeting today. Nothing has changed since the two pieces of legislation were introduced in the last two months, but according to Community Development Director Bob Massarelli there is plenty of input to consider, especially from the planning commission's July 14 meeting on the cultivation ordinance.

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  5. Vacancies on advisory boards and commissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... Two (2) vacancies - General Membership (must live within the district boundaries and be registered to vote in Lake County) In Home Support Services Public Authority Advisory Committee: Five (5) vacancies - three (3) Senior Consumer and two (2) ...

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  6. Woman, teen Boy Scout camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm6 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... powerful storm ripped across northern Minnesota early Thursday. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad was assisting Lake County Sheriff's Office on Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters, said Dave Phillips, St. Louis County undersheriff. He said at least ...

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  7. The Latest: Texas teen, woman killed when storm hits campRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... early Thursday. The Boy Scouts say two other campers were hurt but their injuries are not life-threatening. Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the two victims were killed when a tree fell on their tents. Police ...

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  8. 2 Dead, Several Injured after Storms Hit BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Two people are dead and several people are injured after storms hit the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near the U.S. and Canadian border in northern Minnesota Thursday morning, Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson said. Lake County received the emergency call about 4:20 a.m., Johnson said.

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  9. Two dead in Boundary Waters in wake of storm21 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Wilderness, with two people dead and others injured. It appeared Basswood Lake was a hard-hit area, with the Lake County Sheriff's office confirming two fatalities in that area. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad was assisting Lake County on Basswood ...

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  10. Powerful overnight storm causes extensive damageRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... means some customers could be without power for an extended period. "It's a tangled mess," said Todd Johnson, Lake County Power's Director of Operations. "We've seen several severe storm systems blow through the area this summer, but this one is by ...

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  11. Toddler who fell into septic tank listed in critical conditionRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    ... Township Sunday. The St. Louis County Rescue Rescue Squad, Minnesota State Patrol, Clifton first responders and Lake County Ambulance and Rescue Squad responded to the scene. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Offices urges parents to keep children away ...

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  12. 'I feel hurt': Black Lives Matter supporters gather in WaukeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A Lake County Black Lives Matter protest took place with a prayer circle on Thursday, July 14, at the Lake County Courthouse, City Hall, and Coroner's Office in Waukegan. A Lake County Black Lives Matter protest took place with a prayer circle on Thursday, July 14, at the Lake County Courthouse, City Hall, and Coroner's Office in Waukegan.

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  13. Hearing About Mineral Leases for Twin Metals Draws CrowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WDIO

    The first of two important public listening sessions for the Twin Metals project drew a crowd of hundreds in Duluth. Twin Metals is seeking renewal of mineral leases in the Ely and Lake County areas.

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  14. Members wanted for Housing Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lakeport >> The Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for membership on the newly formed Housing Task Force , which will serve as the advisory body for affordable housing in the Lake County. Members of the governing board must reside and be registered to vote within the unincorporated areas of Lake County.

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  15. Washington Post reporter who called Red Lake County the worst in America now calls it homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Valley News Live

    Last summer, Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham created an uproar, after publishing an article that Red Lake County, Minnesota was the worst place to live in the Country. It was based on government data related to climate and scenery.

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  16. Supervisors approve council for East Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

    LAKE COUNTY >> Members are being sought for appointment to the governing board of EaRTH, the East Region Town Hall, a newly formed municipal advisory council. EaRTH was created by resolution approved by the Lake County Board of Supervisors on May 24. District 3 Supervisor Jim Steele brought the item before the board.

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  17. Ely celebrates everything about the canoeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... Chosen Valley Adaptive Paddling, Bourquin Boats, Crane Creek Kayaks, Raven Productions,Bending Branches, Lake County,Vermilion Community College, NE Minnesotans for Wilderness, Outward Bound, Veterans on the Lake, Listening Point Foundation, Red ...

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  18. Judge will reconsider dismissing theft charges against ex-North Chicago police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Former North Chicago police chief Michael Newsome, left, attends a status hearing at the Lake County Courthouse in 2013. Former North Chicago police chief Michael Newsome, left, attends a status hearing at the Lake County Courthouse in 2013.

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  19. Crown Point became destination for quickie weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... his services so couples knew they could marry in a hurry on the Crown Point square in circa 1930 photo. (Lake County Historical Museum / Post-Tribune) Editor's note: On Dec. 11, 1816, Indiana became the 19th state in the Union. Lake, Porter and ...

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  20. Judge dismisses two of four felony charges against former North Chicago police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Newsome is accused of stealing about $275,000 from the city's drug-asset forfeiture fund, but Lake County Judge James Booras dismissed two of the four counts against him. Booras dismissed one count of theft of government property, a felony carrying a potential six- to 30-year prison sentence, and one count of theft, a felony that carries a potential prison term of four to 15 years.

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