Duluth News Tribune
A 14-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff at Palisade Head, located along the shore of Lake Superior northeast of Silver Bay. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received word of the incident shortly after 1 p.m. A sheriff’s report said the girl was visiting the North Shore landmark with friends when she accidentally fell.
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Fire destroyed a house in Embarrass Township late Friday night. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and members of the Embarrass, Pike-Sandy, Vermillion, Aurora and Babbitt fire departments responded to the house fire in the 5300 block of Nikula Road at approximately 8:18 p.m. on Friday after a neighbor reported the blaze. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, the house was not occupied at the time of the fire, which is believed to have started in an outside wood stove that transferred to the residence. The house is reported as a total loss due to the fire.
No people were injured, but three dogs died in a house fire in Duluth on Friday. The Duluth Fire Department reported that crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the basement window of the one-story, single-family house, located at 2502 Piedmont Ave. The fire, which began at 11:49 a.m., was found in the basement of the house. Fire crews extinguished the main body of the fire, but encountered difficulties with hidden spots within the house, the fire department reported.
MARRIAGES & DIVORCES St. Louis County August marriage license applications Gerald Burrell, Hoyt Lakes, and Jamie Meyer, Hoyt Lakes. Kara Ketzenbarger, Denver, and Jonathan Sholar, Denver. Thomas Fitzgerald, Duluth, and Sarah Hanson, Duluth. Shantel Yaroscak, Chisholm, and David Hammer, Chisholm.
HIRES AND PROMOTIONS Valerie Dahlgren-Ballew was promoted to vice president of lending at Duluth Teachers Credit Union. Dahlgren-Ballew now oversees the mortgage and consumer-lending department of three DTCU branches. MSA...
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A Pine City woman died early Tuesday after being struck by a semi along Interstate 35 near Willow River in northern Pine County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Tina...
In response to Harlan Christensen’s June 20 “Local View” commentary (“Compromise needed to solve Minnesota’s EPA, mining dilemmas”) the only “war” being waged is one to protect the children of Minnesota from toxic metal exposures. If the mining industry cared about the welfare of our children it would meet air- and water-quality standards instead of operating under variances, consent decrees, expired permits, or permits without limits — and instead of trying to weaken the standards we have in place. We need to uphold and enforce our sulfate standard. For our children.
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