June 18, 1978 The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. is planning construction of a 1,000-foot self-unloading vessel to transport coal from Superior to the Detroit area, company officials announced yesterday. The ship, the first 1,000-footer in the company's Great Lakes fleet, will cost more than $40 million. A second-place finish in the last race of the day yesterday gave the Duluth Rowing Club its first Invitational win since 1975 in the Duluth Invitational Regatta. Duluth finished first with 194.75 total points, beating Thunder Bay in second with 181.5.
DEBTOR: David A. Hall JOINT DEBTOR: Darcy L. Hall ADDRESS: 33300 Wagon Wheel Court, Grand Rapids CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: June 11 ASSETS: $22,828 LIABILITIES: $31,009 DEBTOR: Margaret Darlene Wgeishofski STREET ADDRESS: 513 Seventh Ave., Ironton MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 447, Ironton CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: June 11 ASSETS: $50,890 LIABILITIES: $77,259.90 DEBTOR: Steven Allan Fox ADDRESS: 2104 Spruce St., Ranier CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: June 12 ASSETS: $16,906.60
4126 100th Ave. W., Pamela Schmitt purchased from the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for $192,000, residential, 5/18. 418 N. 12th Ave. E., Keith Linne purchased from Schuldner LLC for $130,000, residential, 5/18. 2820 W. 15th St., Gary L. Davis purchased from Marilyn L. Weber for $415,000, residential, 5/18. 610 N. 18th Ave. E., Claudia and Harry Cottrell purchased from Dianne S. and John Carr for $114,999, residential, 5/18. 425 N. 42nd Ave. W., Laura Hart purchased from SHS Property One LLC for $78,000, residential, 5/18.
Flooding caused washouts and road closures in Carlton, Douglas and Bayfield counties on Sunday as a series of storms brought heavy rainfall across the area over the weekend. Showers and thunderstorms continued into Sunday evening. A flood warning was in effect until 5 a.m. Tuesday for northeastern Pine County and southeastern Carlton County in Minnesota, and northwestern Douglas County in Wisconsin. The National Weather Service in Duluth urged people people to stay off flooded roadways.
The 1,004-foot freighter American Spirit, loaded with iron ore pellets, ran aground in the Duluth harbor Sunday afternoon, closing the Aerial Lift Bridge to ship traffic for the time being.
A 14-year-old Hermantown boy has died from injuries he sustained in a car crash on Memorial Day. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner reported that Kevin Raymond Theobald died Friday at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis from complications of blunt force head injuries he received when he was a passenger in a vehicle that struck another vehicle on May 28 at Ugstad Road and Morris Thomas Road in Hermantown.
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Here is a list of upcoming fishing contests in the Northland. To have yours listed, send information to email@example.com .
Jay Cooke State Park, in Carlton, offers these events. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Go to mndnr.gov/jaycooke.
Christopher Kipyego, the 44-year-old Kenyan who’s become a mainstay at Grandma’s Marathon, defended his crown as the masters division winner Saturday, reaching the Canal Park finish line in 2 hours, 22 minutes, 56 seconds. He was 26th overall. Kipyego likes to hang around the leaders early and hang on as long as he can. Saturday, he didn’t quite have the kick he did while running a 2:15:14 to finish fourth overall in 2017. Kipyego was victorious here in 2011.