Dec. 17, 1978 The state DFL Central Committee met in Duluth yesterday and heard party leaders call for an end to the divisiveness that led to DFL losses in November. Attorney General Warren Spannaus said single-issue voting caused the DFL's disastrous defeat. Veteran St. Louis County Health Department sanitarian Milton Peterson will be honored on his retirement this week after 25 years of service. Peterson began with the original city of Duluth Public Health Department which merged with the county department in the 1960s.
This bankruptcy information is gathered from cases filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Duluth Dec. 7-12. DEBTOR: Michael Leo Wrobel ADDRESS: 7168 Highway 68, Virginia CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: Dec. 10 ASSETS: $81,590 LIABILITIES: $145,511 DEBTOR: Darryl J. Farkas STREET ADDRESS: 129 Third Ave. S., Biwabik MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 552, Biwabik CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: Dec. 10 ASSETS: $68,185.80 LIABILITIES: $127,854 DEBTOR: Jennifer M. Collier ADDRESS: 221 Fifth St., Moose Lake
Duluth Property Transactions Dec. 6-11 2216 W. 10th St., Meagan N. Aliff purchased from Christopher M. Erion for $124,500, residential, 11/18. 500 E. 10th St., Reasor Properties Inc. purchased from UDAC Inc. for $640,000, exempt from property tax, 11/18. 1309 104th Ave. W., David Nett purchased from Kara A. Lee for $102,000, residential, 11/18. 209 S. 16th Ave. E., Michelle M. Nelson purchased from Kathleen and Roy Edwards for $167,300, residential, 11/18.
The South All-Stars cruised to a 33-point halftime lead en route to defeating the North All-Stars 33-12 on Saturday in the Minnesota Football Showcase at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The North team's roster included Duluth Denfeld linebacker Dominic Klaas, South Ridge linebacker Joey Janke and Two Harbors defensive tackle Steven Keech. Klaas had 3.5 tackles and a sack, while Janke made one tackle and assisted on two others and Keech was in on a tackle.
BOYS BASKETBALL Saturday's Late Result Ashland 31-25—56 Mosinee 26-35—61 Ashland — Ethan Brown 2, Zach Coffland 13, Zach Lindenberg 2, Cory Carlson 7, Jordan Brennan 18, Joey Davidson 13, Jared Tollas 1. Totals 20 6-12 56. 3-point goals — Coffland 3, Carlson 2, Brennan 2, Davidson 2. Mosinee — Casey Kowalski 7, Kade Stepan 3, Cyle Kowalski 10, Trent Stepan 2, Michal Dul 5, Luke Spink 20, Adam Moucha 14. Friday's Late Result Proctor 34-28—62 Hinckley-Fin. 27-36—63
Minnesota-Morris bolted to a 16-point halftime lead and held on to defeat St. Scholastica 75-69 in a UMAC game Sunday at Reif Gym. Noah Grove, Trey Hensuis and James Pendleton combined for 37 points in a balanced attack by the Cougars (4-6 overall, 2-1 UMAC), who led 44-28 at halftime. St. Scholastica (4-5, 2-2) rallied to take a 59-57 lead with less than eight minutes remaining. But the Cougars hit a 3-pointer and outscored the Saints 10-3 down the stretch to win the game. Morris made 26 of 30 free throws, compared to just nine successful foul shots for CSS.
A house near Iron Junction is a total loss after a fire Sunday afternoon. Crews were called to the house on the 4300 block of Baker Road in Clinton Township about 4:50 p.m., according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Upon arrival, first responders found the homeowners still inside the residence, attempting to remove their belongings, the Sheriff’s Office reported. The residents were checked for smoke inhalation on the scene. No injuries were reported.
The St. Scholastica men's and women's Nordic ski teams made their skate race season debuts Sunday in the 10-kilometer mass start at the Michigan Tech CXC Cup in Houghton, Mich. Freshman Emil Book Bratbak led the Saints men way with a 16th-place finish in a time of 27 minutes, 23 seconds. Northern Michigan swept the top three spots, led by Zak Ketterson with a time of 25:29.
Minnesota-Morris scored the first 20 points of the third quarter to pull away from St. Scholastica and beat the Saints 61-41 in UMAC action Sunday at Reif Gym. The Cougars (5-5 overall, 2-1 UMAC) opened a 15-3 lead to start the game, but the Saints (1-7, 1-3) steadily chipped away at the deficit to trail by only one point with seven minutes remaining in the first half. Morris led 31-26 at halftime and then outscored CSS 26-3 in the third quarter. Elli Stevenson led the winners with 15 points and Abby Van Kempen hit 6 of 7 field goals to finish with 14 points.
A Duluth man died Friday in Chippewa County, Wis., when a semitrailer truck struck the car he was driving. William M. Shelton, 77, was northbound on Wisconsin Highway 40 when he failed to yield the right of way at Wisconsin Highway 64 in the Town of Bloomer, the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office reported. The semitrailer, fully loaded with logs, struck Shelton’s car shortly before noon. Shelton was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi driver, Lavern J. Byers, 42, of August, Wis., was not injured.