District Court St. Louis County April 20 Kristen L. Brokaw, 27, Barnum, misdemeanor theft, continued for dismissal on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.
One man was injured in a stabbing late Friday in downtown Duluth, and police were searching for a suspect on Saturday. Duluth police reported that the stabbing was reported just before 11 p.m. in the area of the Lake Avenue viaduct across Interstate 35. Officers determined that a 34-year-old man had been stabbed during an altercation with another man; authorities said that initial reports indicated that the victim and suspect had had another altercation that preceded the stabbing.
Duluth Parents for Healthy Playgrounds will hold a fundraiser today (Saturday, April 22) to help pay for new wood chips for Duluth school district playgrounds. The district is able to match up to $30,000 raised with money from a trust intended for playground improvements. The event is from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Skyline Lodge, 4894 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown. The wood chips are intended to replace the controversial rubber tire mulch, currently under study nationally for possible toxicity.
The 49th annual Kiwanis Auction will be broadcast live tonight starting at 6 p.m. on WDIO/WIRT, Channels 10 and 13. The Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and the auction raises money for grants to dozens of programs and organizations serving local youth. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the annual Kite Fly at Bayfront Park and the Reading is Fundamental program in local preschools, and also works with the Rotary on a food drive each fall to support the Salvation Army.
Today Duluth entry Afternoon: Paul R. Tregurtha arriving to load coal Superior entry Overnight: Burns Harbor arriving to load iron ore pellets, then departing in the evening Morning: Tug Zeus with barge Robert F. Deegan arriving to discharge calcium chloride Two Harbors Overnight: Roger Blough arriving to load iron ore pellets, then departing around midday For updated information 24 hours a day, call the Boatwatcher's Hotline at (218) 722-6489.
April 22, 1977 A resolution to increase water rates by 17 percent will be considered next week by the Duluth City Council. City officials say the increase is necessary to pay for the operation of the new water filtration plant. Duluth and North Shore communities have not had an unusual number of gastrointestinal cancer deaths between 1969 and 1974, despite the presence of asbestiform fibers in drinking water. That's according to a Minnesota Department of Health study released yesterday. April 22, 1997
The University of Northwestern scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, the last on a wild pitch, to defeat Wisconsin-Superior 4-3 and sweep the UMAC doubleheader Friday in St. Paul. Bailey Armstrong's two-run single in the top of the eighth gave UWS a 3-1 lead before the Eagles (12-16 overall, 8-2 UMAC) rallied in the bottom half of the inning on a two-run sacrifice to the catcher with the bases loaded and then the game-winning wild pitch by Megan Pehrson of Grand Rapids.
St. Scholastica edged Wisconsin-Superior by one stroke at the Martin Luther College Invitational on Thursday at North Links Golf Course in North Mankato, Minn. The Saints, led by third-place finisher Spencer Viita's 75, totaled 313 strokes. The Yellowjackets were next at 314 as runner-up Anton Svensson shot a 74 to finish one shot behind Crown College medalist Thomas Messner.
Michael Zuffante and Tim Nicksic scored third-period goals as the Minnesota Wilderness beat the Brookings Blizzard 4-2 on Friday in Brookings, S.D., to move within one victory of clinching their North American Hockey League first-round playoff series. Zach Mills and Gunnar Goodmanson scored the first two goals for the Wilderness in the second period but they were sandwiched by two goals from Brookings' Brenden Stanko.
BASEBALL Ashland 11, Esko 10 At Superior (Orlandi Invitational). E: Branden Matteen 3RBIs. A: Jordan Thimm 2RBIs; Ethan Brown 2RBIs. Carlton 11, MLWR 1, 5 innings At Chub Lake. WP: Evan Gray 5IP, 0R, 1H, 7K, 1BB. C : Evan Gray 4x4 (2 2B), 2RBIs, 4R, 4SB; Tyler Ojibway 3x4 (2B), RBI; Sam Macor 2x2 (2B), 4RBIs, 2R; Jackson Mickle 2x2, RBI, 2R, 3SB. Cherry 13, Mountain Iron-Buhl 0, 5 innings