Duluth News Tribune
The Virginia Fire Department, along with the Eveleth and Mountain Iron fire departments, responded to a report of a structure fire along the 1000 block of Sixth Avenue North in Virginia on Saturday. The fire was reported shortly after noon. Arriving firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from the back of the three-story home. No residents were home at the time, according to the Virginia Fire Department.
The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center in Canal Park will host an Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, in a news release last week. The celebration will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Q: I do a lot of local driving for work, and every day I see an abundance of vehicles that roll through stops. This happens most frequently in a "right on red" situation. I have seen many near misses by vehicles rolling through a "right on red." I was just wondering what our state law requires of us to do at stop signs/red lights.
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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