GOLF Jim Smart Memorial Senior League Gerard's Saints, 179; Eng's Insurance, 175; Twin Ports Paper/Supply, 175; Black Woods Grill & Bar, 173.5; Daugherty Appliance, 172.5; Enger Park Golf, 168.5; Kwik Trip, 167.5; Kolar Toyota, 165; All Star Service Center, 163; Sammy's Pizza, 162; St. Germain's Cabinet, 159.5; Metro Golf, 159; T-Bonz Bar & Grill, 150; Reallife, 144; Nevada Bob's, 131; The Vikings, 130.5 Low gross: Steve Gault, 73; Tom Mulconery, Mark Carlson, 75; Roger Conley, 76; Steve Kinney, 78 Low net: Roger Conley, 67; Mike Maki, Tom Fremont, 70
EVENTS • Lakeside Lester Park Community Club offers Lakeside garden tours from 1-5 p.m. today as a fundraiser for the club. Tour participants can pick up a map at the club at 106 N. 54th Ave. E. from 1-3 p.m. today. The map will guide them to six gardens in Lakeside that feature interesting plants, water features, native plants, straw bale gardening, and more. Cost: $10 per person; $4 for youth; free for children under 7. Call (218) 525-5098 for more information.
The Superior-bound lanes of the Bong Bridge were closed to traffic for about three hours on Friday afternoon as authorities responded to a call of a person having a mental health crisis on the bridge. The incident started at about noon; Duluth police reported at about 3:15 p.m. that police negotiators were able to successfully resolve the situation, with the person transported to a local hospital for evaluation and the lanes reopened to traffic.
CLOQUET July 6, 2017 Johnson, Rebecca, and Smith, Nathan, girl, Ellie Susan Smith. DULUTH May 17, 2017 Smolke, Dawn and Jason, girl, Vivienne Irie. SUPERIOR July 6, 2017 Maki, Jenna and Jason, girl, Kiira Marian.
Two women died in a house fire near Longville in Cass County early Friday, authorities reported. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported that emergency crews were called to the home in Kego Township just after 12:30 a.m. Friday. On arrival they found the home fully engulfed in flames. A 43-year-old Remer woman and an 86-year-old Longville woman were found dead inside the home. Their names were not released Friday pending notification of family members.
New public restrooms will be built for beachgoers at Park Point’s Lafayette Community Center after all. The Duluth City Council approved the new, gender-neutral bathrooms Friday on a 6-0 vote at a special council meeting that considered just the one resolution. The two bathrooms will have no designation for men or women.
District Court St. Louis County July 20 Jean M. Anderson, 32, Duluth, sale of a controlled substance in/near school/park/public housing zone, fined $50 and 58 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including 38 days in local confinement. Nathan E. Birkholz, 22, Superior, possession of a controlled substance, dismissed.
A 33-year-old Duluth woman was injured late Thursday when her car crashed through the median barrier on the Blatnik Bridge and struck a light pole. The woman was traveling south on Interstate 535 over the Blatnik Bridge and ended up coming to a rest in the northbound lane, said the Minnesota State Patrol in a news release.
For All Bring your blanket or lawn chair and watch "Second Hand Lions" screening for Movies in the Park, dusk today, Leif Erikson Park, 12th Avenue East and London Road. Free. Shop at Woman-Made: Marvelous Things Made by Northland Women, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Somers Lounge, St. Scholastica. Free parking. Go to WendyUpNorth.com. Attend the 28th annual Eveleth-Fayal Garden Club Flower Show & Plant Sale, noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Fayal Town Hall, 4375 Shady Lane, Eveleth. Call (218) 744-2941.
Thomas J. Rep, of Superior, paints western scenes, landscapes and old Mexican churches 30-by-40-inch sizes or larger. He also paints in watercolor. He shares that he's spent 26 years in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.