Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced Thursday that Davin DePoe has been hired as head coach of the Thunder. DePoe begins his appointment immediately and takes over the program from former coach Terry Fawcett, who retired at the end of the 2017 season. DePoe, a Cloquet High School graduate, is a former paratrooper who served two tours of duty in Iraq and served as a high school football assistant coach in Florida and at the former AlBrook High School.
When Minnesota’s Mr. Hockey is announced March 11 in St. Paul, the Northland will have a 30 percent chance of laying claim to the award for the first time since Grand Rapids’ Avery Peterson won in 2014.
Chico Bon Bon might need to add a remote control to that tool belt. Local author-illustrator Chris Monroe's famous fixer is one of three new preschool series that will be available for streaming. No release date has been announced. The series, "Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt," is based on the picture books by Monroe and published by Lerner Books. The show is described as "an ultra-silly construction comedy that teaches preschoolers about the mechanical world and how things work."
A man was transported to a Duluth hospital with minor injuries after a report of a stabbing involving multiple people in the Lincoln Park neighborhood early Thursday. The Duluth Police Department reported that it located the injured man at the scene at North 21st Avenue West and Third Street at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday, but officers are still determining the man’s involvement in the incident. Authorities said Thursday that they haven’t yet been able to locate anyone else involved in the incident, and the investigation is ongoing.
District Court St. Louis County Feb. 13 Terrance V. Covington, 20, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, 85 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.
Opening Friday "Black Panther"
Feb. 15, 1978 A $3.7 million grant for the Barker's Island marina project in Superior has been approved by the federal Economic Development Administration. Sen. Gaylord Nelson announced the grant yesterday while speaking at the annual dinner of the Superior-Douglas County Development Association. The Duluth Planning Commission yesterday approved a staff recommendation to allow continued use of First Street between 27th and 30th avenues west as a truck route. A study by Barton-Ascham Associates of Minneapolis had recommended elimination of the route.
Michala Walther scored 13 points, Emelia Miner added 10, and St. Scholastica dominated the final 30 minutes to defeat Northland College 65-31 in a UMAC game Wednesday night at Reif Gym. The Saints (13-11 overall, 8-7 UMAC) led 12-10 after the opening quarter, but outscored the visitors 53-21 the rest of the way. St. Scholastica, which already has secured a spot in the upcoming conference playoffs, concludes the regular season Saturday at Crown College.
200 MEDLEY RELAY 1. Hibbing 1:43.5 2. Duluth 1:46.8 3. Mesabi East 1:47.1 4. Chisholm 1:47.7 5. Eveleth-Gilbert 1:52.5 200 FREESTYLE 1. Ryan Zelen, Duluth 1:48.8 2. Levi Jofs, MesabI East 1:53.5 3. Luke Sailstad, Duluth 1:53.7 4. Ben Brunfelt, Mesabi East 1:54.5 5. Joe Lindmeier, Virginia 1:55.4 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Ryan Zelen, Duluth 2:03.4 2. Ben Brunfelt, Mesabi East 2:08.5 3. Julien Yung, Duluth 2:10.4 4. Jack Jarvela, Duluth 2:13.4 5. Bob DeLage, Mesabi East 2:15.5
BOYS BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL LEADERS SCORING Player Games Pts. Avg. Nick Carlson, South Ridge 19 457 24.1 Jayden Ruberg, Two Harbors 18 419 23.3 Dylan DeChampeau, G'way 17 377 22.2 Carson Passer, McGregor 15 332 22.1 Cade Goggleye, North Woods 17 368 21.9 Carson Becicka, Mesabi East 13 277 21.3 Nick Mattson, Wrenshall 17 355 20.9 Tyler Kelley, Wrenshall 19 393 20.7 Kyle Shevich, Deer River 19 389 20.5 Brody Eldien, Proctor 20 404 20.2 2-POINT FIELD GOALS (Minimum 80 attempts)