The summer road trip continues this week with a stop up north. Amelia Santaniello and Mark Rosen hit the road in the Mobile Weather Watcher and headed to the Iron Range town of Biwabik. The Biwabik area is dotted with lakes that used to be old open-pit iron mines.
Jamie Langenbrunner has retired after a 16-year NHL career in which he won two Stanley Cups. The 38-year-old right wing from Cloquet, Minn., played for Dallas, New Jersey and St. Louis. He won NHL titles with Dallas in 1999 and New Jersey in 2003. He was on the U.S. Olympic team in 1998 and 2010. Langenbrunner announced his retirement Wednesday in a statement by the NHL Players Association, thanking coaches and teammates for “helping a kid from Minnesota enjoy a long, fulfilling hockey career.”
On Friday, we sent David McCoy to watch Hopkins take on Maranatha Christian Academy. We’ve got that game, and loads of other winter sports highlights.
A 37-year-old Cloquet, Minn. man has been killed in an ATV accident in St. Louis County, according to the county’s sheriff’s office.
Minnesota native and actress Jessica Lange is urging Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to suspend the state’s wolf hunt. The two-time Academy Award winner wrote a letter to Dayton, dated Wednesday, on behalf of anti-hunt group Howling for Wolves.
A Cloquet man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder, witness tampering and aiding and abetting arson in connection to a cold case from 2000. According to the St. Louis County Attorney’s office, Joseph John Couture Jr. admitted to murdering Trina Louise Langenbrunner on Sept. 3, 2000. Langenbrunner, who was 33 at the time, was found stabbed and beaten to death near a gravel pit in St. Louis County. Her murder was a cold case until last year.
Cloquet authorities are investigating a report that a bus driver assaulted a first-grade student on Thursday.
A Cloquet woman has pleaded guilty to witness tampering and arson arising from a 2000 homicide case.
Authorities have identified a 50-year-old man who died in a fire that destroyed a cabin in northeastern Minnesota.
Authorities are investigating after a body was found inside a burned cabin early Wednesday morning in northern Minnesota.
A school bus driver in northeastern Minnesota is charged with child endangerment after a 3-year-old boy was left on a bus for three hours in the freezing cold.
A 3-year-old boy spent about three hours alone on a very cold Head Start bus parked in northern Minnesota.
A 53-year-old Merrifield man died Thursday morning in a crash involving his pick-up truck and a semi-tractor trailer in Crow Wing County, according to authorities.
A center to help coordinate volunteers and donations to help flood victims in Carlton County is open for business. It is located in the Cloquet National Guard Armory.
Twelve years after a woman’s body was found on the side of a road in St. Louis County, authorities there have arrested a man in connection with her stabbing death.