BASEBALL Class AAA Consolation Semifinals Willmar 8, Grand Rapids 1 At Roseville. WP: Brady Bauman 7IP, 0ER, 5H, 8K, 6BB. LP: Brooks Bachmann 3.1IP, 3ER, 7H, 0BB. W: Jack Baumgart 2x3 (2 2B), RBI, R; Caleb Owens RBI; Andy Schultz RBI; Zak Madsen 2x3, 2R, RBI; Blake VanDenEinde 2x2, R; Kaden Kessler-Gross RBI 2B; Jon Broman 2B. GR: Collin Dibb 2B; Kodi Miller 2B.
The Northland Blitz, off to a 5-1 start this season in the Midwest Premier Football League, are scheduled to host the Minnesota Storm at 5 p.m. today at Ordean Stadium. The Blitz, who trail the Minnesota Mudd Dawgs (4-0-1) in the MPFL East Division, have won four straight games, though last week’s win was a forfeit over the Twin City Rhinos. The MPFL is a 10-team semi-pro league spread out through Minnesota and North Dakota.
The venue for President Donald Trump’s rally in Duluth on Wednesday has been changed, the Trump campaign announced. It will take place in the Amsoil Arena instead of the nearby Duluth Entertainment Convention Center arena. The change was made “to accommodate more Minnesotans,” according to the announcement released on Friday afternoon. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m., with the event to begin at 6:30.
The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center began preparing for Grandma's Marathon spaghetti feed on Monday, June 11, 2018. They cook 5,000 lbs of sauce, 2,500 lbs of noodles and 1,500 lbs of meatballs to feed 5,000 to 6,000 people on Friday, June 15, 2018. Grandma's Marathon starts at 7:45 a.m. in Two Harbors. The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon starts at 6:15 a.m. just north of Duluth.
District Court St. Louis County June 7 Dana D. Smith, 19, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived. June 11 Donald R. Smith, 25, Cloquet, possess/procure/sell/barter/distribute prescription drugs, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.
A woman has died as a result of a house explosion Thursday in the Township of Cable. Joyce Reidl died of burns and injuries suffered during the explosion. The condition of her husband, Raymond Reidl, is unknown. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department reported that a large portion of a house at 45975 S. Lake Owen Drive was “blown apart” about 6 p.m.
Q: Can I be stopped by law enforcement if the third brake light on the rear dash goes out and both brake lights still work? A: Yes you can. Brake lights are very important on any vehicle as they allow other motorists know when you slowing and stopping. Under Minnesota law, a vehicle equipped with a third brake light that is not working would be in violation of the statute.
Events Attend the Old-Brule Heritage Society annual Midsummer Scandinavian Dinner and tours of the Davidson Windmill and Eskolin Log House. Tours offered from 3-5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 7890 Old Highway 13. Dinner offers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside Town Hall, 3196 Poplar River Road, just off Highway 13, Lakeside, Wis. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for younger children. Call (715) 398-5493 or go to oldbrule.org.
June 15, 1978 Duluth Mayor Robert Beaudin yesterday announced a plan to establish a code of ethics for all city employees and an ethics board to investigate possible conflicts of interest. The suggestion came from the committee that investigated the city assessor's office. Ground-breaking ceremonies for the new Central Mesabi Medical Center in Hibbing will be held next week with Gov. Perpich and other officials attending. Completion of the 175-bed facility, which will replace Hibbing General Hospital, is expected by August 1980.
Hunter Bigge pitched eight quality innings, and Kyle Jacobsen provided all the offense he’d need with one swing of the bat as the Duluth Huskies earned their fifth straight win with a 6-2 Northwoods League victory over the La Crosse Loggers on Thursday night before 2,162 at Copeland Park in La Crosse, Wis. Bigge, a right-hander from Harvard, scattered six hits, with nine strikeouts and no walks, before yielding a solo home run in the eighth inning to Brandon Raquet.