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On way to hospital, baby born in back of SUV in Carlton
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North Shore Scenic Railroad's plans for Knife River will be decided Thursday
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Badgers dodge upset bid, reach West final
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MN DNR Weekly Report for March 23, 2015
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On way to hospital, baby born in back of SUV in Carlton
Carlton County deputies responded to a call early this morning that there was about to be a baby on board an SUV. Justin Jahr of rural Carlton had called 911 just before 6 a.m. to report his wife was rapidly advancing through labor and the baby was about to come. Both Carlton...
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March 21, 2015
Colleagues of dead nurse, cop struggle after fatal Cloquet crash
Colleagues of the two people killed in a head-on crash on Minnesota Highway 33 in Cloquet earlier this month are struggling to come to terms with what happened. Longtime Community Memorial Hospital nurse Fay Dahlman, 54, of Alborn and off-duty Cloquet police officer Mark Laine, 49,...
March 21, 2015 - 9:22pm
March 17, 2015
Authorities: Tests show off-duty Cloquet police officer was drunk at time of double-fatal crash
Authorities say an off-duty Cloquet police officer was drunk when his pickup truck crossed the centerline on Minnesota Highway 33 and struck an oncoming vehicle on March 5, killing both drivers. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Tuesday that testing conducted by the St. Louis...
news / crime
March 17, 2015 - 3:51pm
March 16, 2015
Fight is on to save Carlton treatment center
An effort to keep open a state-run, all-female chemical dependency center is underway in Carlton despite the state's intent to downsize its operation of publicly run treatment facilities. "I'm very hopeful that we will at least have more time," said Stasha Sickler, one of 27 staffers...
March 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
March 15, 2015
Neighbors: Cloquet’s Dora Hughes proud to be 104
Today is Dora Hughes’ birthday. She’s 104. She’s likely resting in her room at the Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet after yet another...
March 15, 2015 - 12:00am
March 10, 2015
Investigation into fatal crash in Cloquet expected to take several weeks
The investigation into the head-on collision in Cloquet last week that took the lives of an off-duty police officer and a nurse will take several weeks, a spokesman with the Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday. Mark Laine, 49, of Saginaw, and Fay Dahlman, 54, of Alborn, were killed...
March 10, 2015 - 1:42pm
March 7, 2015
Two injured in crash on Highway 33 in Cloquet
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Minnesota Highway 33 in Cloquet on Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Corrine Wick, 71, of Cloquet was traveling north on Highway 33 just north of Interstate 35 when she attempted to make a turn across the southbound...
March 7, 2015 - 10:01pm
Burglar who ‘outed’ Wappes is sentenced in another case
A man who twice broke into the home of former Carlton County landfill worker Joanne Wappes and told police she had “piles of money lying around her house” has been sentenced to 30 months in prison in a separate case. David Michael Smith, 53, was convicted of second-degree felony...
news / crime
March 7, 2015 - 6:49pm
Cloquet-based Little Store chain being sold
A longtime, family-owned Northland gas station and fuel oil business is in the process of being sold to new owners. Mike McKinney, director of operations for Cloquet-based Best Oil and Little Stores, confirmed this week that the business is positioning itself for a two-part sale...
March 7, 2015 - 3:16am
March 6, 2015
Off-duty police officer, nurse die in head-on crash in Cloquet
An off-duty Cloquet police officer and a nurse died in a two-vehicle, head-on collision late Thursday in Cloquet.
March 6, 2015 - 5:42pm
March 3, 2015
Hermantown one win from first state tourney
Early in Tuesday’s Section 7AAA boys basketball semifinal between Hermantown and Cloquet, there was a semblance of chaos befitting two opponents who know each other intimately well. Which makes sense considering these clubs were meeting for the third time in three months and the...
sports / basketball
March 3, 2015 - 11:34pm
February 26, 2015
Logging truck loses load in Cloquet
A logging truck took a corner too sharply and lost half its load on Avenue B under the Minnesota Highway 33 bridge in Cloquet at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
February 26, 2015 - 6:53pm
Northland hospitals report two 'adverse event' deaths in past year
An infant’s death was one of two “adverse health events” resulting in deaths at Northland hospitals last year, according to an annual report. The death of a newborn “associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnancy” was the only incident noted at Essentia Health-Virginia...
news / health
February 26, 2015 - 7:04am
February 24, 2015
Local educators up for Teacher of the Year
Two local teachers are among the semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Duluth Denfeld High School’s Jill Lofald and the Cloquet school district’s Cynthia Welsh are two of 30 semifinalists, drawn from a pool of 123 teachers throughout the state. Lofald teaches English,...
news / education
February 24, 2015 - 11:28pm
February 23, 2015
Man charged after Northland traffic stop turns up $60,000 worth of heroin
A Chicago man faces four charges after allegedly being caught with $60,000 worth of heroin during a traffic stop last week on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation.
February 23, 2015 - 7:30pm