Luke Dow of Duluth scored two first-period goals and Alex Spencer netted the game-winner in the third period to give the Minnesota Wilderness a 3-2 victory over the Austin Bruins on Friday night at Northwoods Arena in Cloquet. The win halved Austin's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five, North American Hockey League first-round playoff series. Game 4 is at 7:05 p.m. Saturday in Cloquet. Dow opened the scoring at 12:43 and made it 2-0 at 19:31. The Bruins tied the game in the second period on goals by Che Landikusic and Valdemar Ahlberg.
Iron ore giant Cleveland-Cliffs lost $84 million in the first quarter of 2018 on the heels of its Australian mine winding down, the company reported Friday, though adjusted U.S. iron ore earnings were up 20 percent.
Wells Fargo will close branches in Eveleth and Silver Bay, WDIO-TV reports. The branches will close July 11, and affected customers are being referred to nearby branches in Virginia and Two Harbors.
St. Louis County Commissioner Tom Rukavina will not seek re-election this fall, his assistant confirmed Friday. The former state representative from Pike Township was first elected to the County Board in 2014 and said last month he was “planning on running again” for another four-year term representing the 4th District, which covers a massive swath of northern and eastern St. Louis County.
The traditional start to the outdoor running season kicks off Saturday morning with the Fitger's 5K. The race begins at 9 a.m. on East Superior Street in front of Fitger's Inn and travels through downtown Duluth and Canal Park before finishing back near Fitger's. Defending champions Scott Behling and Anna Lahti are both expected to race.
Duluth Property Transactions April 11-18
This bankruptcy information is gathered from cases filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Duluth April 13-18. DEBTOR: Miles G. Froberg ADDRESS: 3814 W. Fifth St., Duluth CHAPTER 13 DATE FILED: April 13 ASSETS: $112,741 LIABILITIES: $122,941 DEBTOR: John F. Harder JOINT DEBTOR: Dixie L. Harder ADDRESS: 307 Andover Road, Hoyt Lakes CHAPTER 13 DATE FILED: April 16 ASSETS: $86,346.27 LIABILITIES: $63,705 DEBTOR: Danielle J. Drozdek fka Danielle J. Rankila
A folk band of actual brothers-and-more will return to the area with a fall show at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The Avett Brothers will play Oct. 13 at the arena. Tickets start at $49.50 and are on sale April 27 at jadepresents.com, ticketmaster.com, or at the DECC box office.
Q: What is your policy on troopers wearing the high visible safety vests while at a crash scene? Stay safe out there. A: All workers (tow truck drivers, EMS, fire, police etc.) who are working at a crash scene are required to wear high visibility garments or approved fire department gear, per the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Highway Administration.
District Court St. Louis County April 12 Jackson R. Rudnik, 18, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived. April 13