Today Duluth entry Morning: Erie Trader/Clyde S. Van Enkevort arriving to discharge limestone. Afternoon: John G. Munson arriving to discharge limestone then shifting to load iron ore pellets. Erie Trader/Clyde S. Van Enkevort departing for Two Harbors to load iron ore pellets. Superior
MINNESOTA NORTHEAST RED Cloquet 3-0 North Branch 3-0 Hermantown 2-1 Proctor 2-1 Duluth East 1-2 Grand Rapids 1-2 Hibbing 1-2 Duluth Denfeld 0-3 Friday's Results Cloquet 42, Hibbing 7 Hermantown 13, Duluth Denfeld 12 North Branch 66, Duluth East 45 Proctor 9, Grand Rapids 0 NORTHEAST WHITE Two Harbors 3-1 Virginia 3-1 Eveleth-Gilbert 2-1 Greenway/NK 1-2 International Falls 0-3 Friday's Results Esko 7, Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 6 Eveleth-Gilbert 12, Mora 0
A Lutheran congregation and a Catholic monastery have teamed up to bring a three-day celebration of the St. John’s Bible to Duluth. “Most have never seen a book this large,” reports a news release from the St. Scholastica Monastery and the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, which are co-sponsoring the event. “Most have never seen such an endless stream of elegant script. Most have seen neither gold-leaf nor pages of vellum to which it is applied.”
A 20-year-old man reported missing has been located in Duluth. The Duluth Police Department reported that Dekotah Donald John Braun was located on the 2100 block of East Second Street shortly after 4 p.m. Friday. He was arrested on a warrant from Pope County and was taken to the St. Louis County Jail.
St. Scholastica opens its home season at noon today with a game against UMAC foe Westminster College at Public Schools Stadium. The Saints (1-1 overall, 1-0 UMAC) beat Greenville University 47-27 on the road in their conference opener last Saturday, rebounding from the record-breaking 98-0 trouncing at the hands of St. John's on opening weekend. Sophomore quarterback Zach Edwards threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns — two to wide receiver Hunter Thompson — and ran for another score in the win.
St. Scholastica twice overcame a set deficit to defeat Concordia-Moorhead 19-25, 25-19, 24-26, 25-22, 15-12 in the opening match of the East Bay Fall Classic on Friday in Eau Claire, Wis. Brooke Elvehjem and Tatum Swanson each totaled 12 kills and Christaia Houser of Esko had 10 for the Saints. Espi Austvold recorded 24 set assists and Taylor Thompson had 21 digs. The Saints (2-8) dropped their second match of the night to Lakeland 25-20, 25-19, 19-25, 25-13. Houser led the offense with 10 kills, Austvold had 22 set assists and Thompson had 12 digs.
The Douglas County Health Department reported this week a dead crow found Aug. 28 tested positive for West Nile virus. The virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. It's the first bird that tested positive for West Nile in Douglas County since monitoring for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. The Douglas County Health Department recommends the following measures be taken:
Disney Channel star Kevin Quinn will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at Symphony Hall, rather than Bayfront Festival Park. The free Kids Live show, featuring the star of “Bunk’d” and “Adventures in Babysitting,” is part of the annual Balloon Festival. Quinn was part of Season 12 of “American Idol,” sings the theme song for his TV show and regularly uses his social media platforms to post songs. He reportedly plans to release an EP.
Heavy rain late Thursday into early Friday in central St. Louis County forced the closure of several county roads due to flooding. The five closures were in the Palo, Markham and Makinen areas, county officials reported. The closed roads are:
The National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity Workforce Education Initiative have awarded a $240,000 grant to Lake Superior College. The money will be used to build a training lab for students that simulates work environments for government and health care, finance, transportation and manufacturing industries and their specific cyber challenges. Students will complete actual cybersecurity cases that start with a breach and may include forensics, reporting and mitigation.