A 34-year-old Ely man is in the St. Louis County Jail in Virginia after being arrested on charges of sexual assault on Tuesday. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and Ely Police Department were dispatched to the Ely Hospital Monday evening on a report of a 15-year-old girl who had been threatened with a knife and sexually assaulted by an adult acquaintance.
Three pop-up retailers are taking advantage of rent-free holiday storefronts as part of the Duluth Greater Downtown Council’s ongoing tradition that has seen seven past pop-ups open permanent locations downtown. The Duluth Children’s Museum brings a free mini-museum experience at 408 W. Superior St. Hucklebeary will offer creative stationery, cards and other gifts at 106 E. Superior St. Wreath Operations, run by veterans for veterans, will offer wreaths and other holiday items at 122 W. First St. Shops will be open by Small Business Saturday this weekend.
The Sammy’s Pizza & Restaurant inside the BP gas station at 5106 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown has closed, the Duluth-based chain announced Wednesday. The company said the building has been sold and the restaurant lost its lease. “Pat Daly and the Perrella family would like to thank all of the customers who made this location a success over the past 26 years,” the company said. “We hope to be serving this area again in the future.” Sammy’s, founded in 1954, has 14 other locations around the Northland and beyond.
Three Duluth School Board members have called a special meeting to talk about compensatory education funding. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the boardroom of Historic Old Central High School. The state allots money to schools based on their percentages of students who receive free or reduced price lunch. State statute allows the school district to use up to half of each school's amount elsewhere in a variety of ways — and Duluth district administrators have done so to lower class sizes throughout the district.
Minnesota Duluth announced Tuesday it will induct four into the UMD Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 next March. Former football coach and athletic director Bob Nielson, four-time Olympic women's hockey player Jenny (Schmidgall) Potter, golf All-American Tom Waitrovich and longtime hockey volunteer Dale "Hogie" Haagenson will be inducted on March 3, 2018 at the Holiday Inn and Suites' Lake Superior Ballroom in downtown Duluth. The event kicks off with lunch at 1 p.m., followed by the induction program.
District Court St. Louis County Nov. 20 Stanley G. Looking Horse, 52, Minneapolis, assault and domestic assault, dismissed. Nov. 21 Aaron D. Abramson, 34, Duluth, uninsured vehicle, continued for dismissal for one year on condition of no same or similar offense.
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Minnesota Duluth announced Tuesday it will induct four into the UMD Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 next March.