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.
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.
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.
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.
A two-car crash in Carlton County Friday afternoon left one person dead and sent another to the hospital, authorities say.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities have identified a 50-year-old man who died in a fire that destroyed a cabin in northeastern Minnesota.
Police say a homeowner managed to stop a home invasion in progress and hold the alleged burglar until officers could arrive.
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.
A 3-year-old German shepherd/golden retriever mix was rescued after breaking through thin ice on a Barnum lake early Thursday evening.
An intoxicated semi driver collided with an ATV carrying three children in northern Minnesota Friday, sending all three to the hospital, authorities say.
Two people have been arrested after a multiple-vehicle crash near Cromwell, Minn. killed two people Monday morning.