Troy McNulty of Belvidere, Ill., defeated Duluth's Tommy Mueller on the second playoff hole to win the Lakeview Medal golf tournament on Sunday at Lester Park Golf Course. On the second extra hole, McNulty chipped in for par to defeat Mueller. Each player had totaled 178 strokes in the 45-hole event. Dave Isaacson carded a 180 for third place while Matt Smith and Sam McNulty tied for fourth at 183. Scott Walker of Duluth won the 36-hole senior division with a 141 total.
Minnesota Duluth goaltender Maddie Rooney made 37 saves as the United States completed a three-game sweep of Canada with a 2-1 win Sunday at Calgary, Alberta. Rooney, who starred in the Americans' gold-medal final win over Canada in the 2018 Winter Olympics, staved off a 3-on-1 Canadian attack with 1:32 left in the second period to keep the score tied 1-1 heading into the final period. The U.S. took a 2-1 lead with 6:56 remaining when Caitrin Lonergan carried the puck through the neutral zone for a shot on net and Maureen Murphy was there to bang home the rebound.
Duluth Property Transactions Aug. 9-15 1318 E. 10th St., Kim Mandery purchased from Joseph P. and Jean A. Pessenda for $167,000, residential, 8/18. 1021 N. 13th Ave. E., Dakota Trumbull and A. Kasza purchased from Daniel J. and Katie J. Guinee for $137,000, residential, 8/18. 122 N. 21st Ave. E., Barbara B. Montee purchased from Jeffrey J. and Jane F. Bertani for $255,000, residential, 8/18. 26 N. 59th Ave. W., Lee Larson purchased from Jason Branham and Christina Roytza for $175,000, residential, 7/18.
Motorcyclist dies after hitting a deer near Buhl A 20-year-old Hibbing man died after his motorcycle struck a deer on Highway 169 on Saturday night. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Devin James Eskeli was traveling south on Highway 169 near Great Scott Holmes Road east of Buhl when he hit the deer at about 11:39 p.m. Saturday. The collision caused him to be ejected from the motorcycle and he died of injuries sustained in the crash. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, according to the State Patrol.
District Court St. Louis County Aug. 10 Amy C. Childs, 56, Hermantown, inattentive driving, fined $40. Anna R. Frink, 23, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50. Brian J. Kinney, 29, Hermantown, first count of driving after revocation (offense date 4/20/12), second count of driving after revocation and driving after cancellation, stay of adjudication for one year and fined $200 - per each count concurrent. Johnathan E. Leffler, 25, Golden Valley, Ariz., driving 90 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $70. Aug. 13
A portion of the Lakewalk will be closed on Tuesday for drain maintenance. In a news release, the city of Duluth said the trail will be closed between Endion Station and the veterans’ memorials most of the day while heavy equipment is used in that section.
Seeking The Duluth Poet Laureate Project is searching for the 2018-20 Duluth Poet Laureate. Minnesota poets who live within 30 miles of Duluth in the past five of 10 years are eligible to apply. Once selected, the Duluth Poet Laureate serves a two-year term and organize five public events, an inaugural reading and attend monthly committee meetings. They will also receive an honorarium of $3,000. Application guidelines are available at the Circulation Desk at the Main Duluth Public Library or go to duluthpoetlaureate.org or email holycowSept. 4. Call (218) 724-1653.
The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending Aug. 12. Visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. There, There, Tommy Orange (Knopf, $25.95) 2. The Other Woman, Daniel Silva (Harper, $28.99) 3. The President is Missing, Bill Clinton, James Patterson (Little Brown, $30) 4. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles (Viking, $27) 5. Clock Dance, Anne Tyler (Knopf, $26.95) HARDCOVER NONFICTION
Lawson Dardis enjoyed watching a Fourth of July parade. Parents are Bria and Jay Dardis of Superior. Grandparents are Bill and Marsha Fennessey of Superior and John and Robyn Dardis of Sturgeon Lake.
DULUTH July 17, 2018 Gilbertson, Audrina and Kyle, girl, Beatrice Rose. SUPERIOR July 31, 2018 Castro, Holly and Ruben, boy, Ricardo Ray-Ruben.