Lake County Newswire (Page 4)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lake County, MN. (Page 4)

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  1. WaPo reporter takes 'Worst County' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    A Washington Post reporter came to Red Lake County, MN, on Thursday, one week after writing it was the worst county for climate and scenery in the country.

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  2. Washington Post reporter visits Minnesota, tours 'ugliest' U.S. countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    But it was Red Lake County residents who had a few questions for him Thursday, namely: "What do you think of our county now?" Ingraham is the Washington Post reporter who used a U.S. Department of Agriculture index to infamously write last week that Red Lake County ranked as the "absolute worst place to live in America," based on its natural features. The online backlash was immediate, with residents tweeting scenic photos of their home county.

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  3. Reporter Who Labeled Red Lake County Worst In Nation Comes For A VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Valley News Live

    After publishing an article last week, that Red Lake County was the worst in the nation, Washington Post reporter, Christopher Ingraham arrived in Red Lake Falls Thursday afternoon for a tour. Ingraham based his article on U.S.D.A. statistics that showed Red Lake County was the worst in the nation, ranked on climate and scenery.

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  4. Anne Arundel ranked 951 out of 3,111 counties in America? Ouch! Hmm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... sent the reporter photos of water-color sunsets, mirror lakes and red fields of wild grass. Last place: Red Lake County, Minnesota. "Oh, my God. I'm thrilled," said Connie Del Signore, president of the county tourism bureau. "We're kind of that ...

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  5. Anne Arundel ranked 951 out of 3,111 counties in America? Ouch! Hmm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... sent the reporter photos of water-color sunsets, mirror lakes and red fields of wild grass. Last place: Red Lake County, Minnesota. "Oh, my God. I'm thrilled," said Connie Del Signore, president of the county tourism bureau. "We're kind of that ...

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  6. U.S. Counties, Ranked by Scenery and ClimateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | Neatorama

    ... access to a body of water. As you can imagine, these rankings have caused some indignity and hurt feelings. Red Lake County, Minnesota, came in last place of the 3,111 counties ranked (Alaska and Hawaii are not included). This has Minnesota crying ...

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  7. Short preseason could be interesting8 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Opening day should be interesting for high school football games around the state on Saturday, Aug. 22, including the Pine River-Backus Tigers traveling to the Red Lake County Rebels at 11 a.m., and the Pequot Lakes Patriots hosting the Staples-Motley Cardinals at 7 p.m. That's because an early start to the football season since the high school ... (more)

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  8. Tavares seeks developer proposals for records-center blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    City officials are in search of creative proposals to transform nearly a block of downtown from the former clerk of courts' Lake County Public Records Center into a commercial and entertainment hub. The records center building at 122 E. Main St. is set to see the wrecking ball within three months, leaving a fresh slate for developers.

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  9. Minnesota's Red Lake County named America's worst place to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | City Pages

    Red Lake County was minding its own business, straddling the "fertile Red River Valley and Minnesota's woodlands," as its website proudly states. Then out of the blue prairie skies some East Coast media type with a hogwash government index calls the swath of northwest Minnesota "the absolute worst place to live in America."

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  10. County works on response, recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lake County >> When you've lost everything, where do you begin? After putting in seemingly countless hours to help with the initial chaos, Lake County Office of Emergency Services staff members are now shifting their efforts to help fire victims as they begin the slow, long process of moving forward. Within hours after the Rocky Fire first erupted on July 29, Lake County OES Manager Marisa Chilafoe activated the Lake County Emergency Operation Center as firefighters attacked the blaze that would eventually destroy more than 40 homes.

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  11. Mont. Firefighter Admits Setting Forest FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 06--Confederated Salish & Kootenai Firefighter Phillip "Cody" Haynes pleaded guilty to felony arson July 30 in Lake County District Court. Haynes was charged with the crime in March after he admitted to investigators that he started seven forest fires in the past three years, according to Lake County Prosecutor Steve Eschenbacher.

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  12. Nomination deadline extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lakeport >> The nomination period to file for candidacy for the upcoming Nov. 3 General District Election has been extended for all qualified persons other than the incumbent officeholders until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The nomination period has been extended due to the nonfiling of incumbent Governing Board Members and nonfiling of incumbent Directors of the following School and Special Districts: Lake County Board of Education, Trustee Area No.

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  13. Wheeler-Pai show heads back to the Hill - Broken by design: A $3B...Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Politico

    ... mission to the digital age. - One of the most troubled projects is a $66 million, ultra-fast fiber network in Lake County, Minn. RUS approved the project despite doubts about its timeline and business plan, and years later, as Lake County faced ...

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  14. Electrical problem sparks fire at Zac's Pressed for Time Cafe in TavaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An electrical malfunction sparked a fire Tuesday night that tore through the kitchen of Zac's Pressed for Time Caf and shuttered the downtown fixture for the near future. The coffee and sandwich shop on West Main Street, next to the Lake County Jail and across from the Lake County Courthouse, was closed and empty when the blaze started, fire Chief Richard Keith said.

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  15. John Dillinger Museum opens Wednesday in Crown PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    A three-day celebration is planned this week to mark the opening of the new John Dillinger Museum in Crown Point's Old Lake County Courthouse. The museum opens Wednesday but the Times reports that Tuesday afternoon a wall will be unveiled honoring police officers from Lake County who have died in the line of duty since 1910.

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  16. Sheriff's K9 teams graduate training programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Three Lake County Sheriff's K9 teams recently graduated from an eight-week TOPS K9 Program. The K9 partners are trained to assist in searching for drugs, weapons and missing individuals.

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