Carlton County

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Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself In Carlton Co.

Sheriff’s authorities say a hunter has died after accidentally shooting himself while in his deer stand in Carlton County. The victim is identified as 69-year-old Robert Duane Peterson of Nowthen. The man’s son says he dropped off his father at his deer stand in Automba Township about 6 a.m. Sunday.

11/10/2014

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Officials: Man, 22, Arrested Following Bank Robbery

Authorities in northern Minnesota say they arrested a 22-year-old man Thursday in connection to a bank robbery. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the robbery happened just after 3:30 p.m. at the Northview Bank in Barnum, Minn.

07/10/2014

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Long-Eared Bat Could Be Endangered

A disease infecting the northern long-eared bat could place it on the endangered species list. The disease, called white-nose syndrome, has impacted bats in a number of states. Rich Baker, endangered species coordinator with the Department of Natural Resources, says a large number have died off.

05/13/2014

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18-Year-Old Arrested For Esko School Bomb Threat

An 18 year old is in the Carlton County Jail after being arrested for writing a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Esko School on Tuesday. According to the Carlton County Sheriff’s office, Eddie Michael Edwards is suspected of leaving a written threat that was found around noon on Tuesday in the K-12 school. The building was evacuated, and everyone moved to a nearby church while bomb detection dogs were dispatched. The FBI was also involved in the situation.

01/16/2014

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Police: Crash In Carlton Co. Kills 1, Injures Another

A two-car crash in Carlton County Friday afternoon left one person dead and sent another to the hospital, authorities say.

07/19/2013

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Suspect In Fatal Hit-&-Run Arrested After High-Speed Chase

One person is dead and a Duluth man is in custody after a hit-and-run crash at the Culkin Rest Area in Mahtowa, Minn. Wednesday.

06/20/2013

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed in Carlton County, Suspect In Custody

Authorities said a suspect is in custody after a vehicle fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run at a rest stop in Carlton County Wednesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the incident at about 5:28 p.m. Wednesday at the Culkin Rest Area in Carlton County.

06/20/2013

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Driver, 69, Arrested In Hit-And-Run With Bicyclist

A 69-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly striking a bicyclist and fleeing the scene. The hit-and-run incident happened on Sunday evening at the intersection of Highway 61 and Rolling Road in Thomson Township.

06/17/2013

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Authorities: Woman Dies In Carlton Co. Crash; Alcohol A Factor

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol was a factor in a two-vehicle crash that killed a 34-year-old Cloquet woman Saturday afternoon.

06/03/2013

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Authorities ID Victim Of Cabin Fire In NE Minn.

Authorities have identified a 50-year-old man who died in a fire that destroyed a cabin in northeastern Minnesota.

03/01/2013

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Police: Homeowner Detains Invader In Carlton County

Police say a homeowner managed to stop a home invasion in progress and hold the alleged burglar until officers could arrive.

01/25/2013

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Eight Displaced After Motel Fire In Carlton County

A fire at a motel in northern Minnesota displaced as many as eight people on Christmas Eve, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.

12/25/2012

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Dog Rescued After Breaking Through Ice On Barnum Lake

A 3-year-old German shepherd/golden retriever mix was rescued after breaking through thin ice on a Barnum lake early Thursday evening.

11/30/2012

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Police: Intoxicated Semi Driver Sends 3 Children To Hospital

An intoxicated semi driver collided with an ATV carrying three children in northern Minnesota Friday, sending all three to the hospital, authorities say.

10/19/2012

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2 Killed, 2 Arrested In Carlton County Crash

Two people have been arrested after a multiple-vehicle crash near Cromwell, Minn. killed two people Monday morning.

10/02/2012

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