Hospital officials say the condition of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning on a Duluth golf course has improved. The boy was identified by Duluth police Monday as Nathan Burke. Police say he was critically injured when he was hit by lightning at the Enger Park Golf Course on Sunday afternoon as a thunderstorm went over the city.
In Duluth, a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was also hit by lightning yesterday. It happened just after 4 p.m. on the driving range at Enger Golf Course. A photo from the Duluth News Tribune shows the scene as first responders cared for the boy.
An Aurora couple were thrown from their motorcycle when they hit a deer Friday evening in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says 62-year-old Curtis Allen Wick and 55-year-old Kim Marie Wick were driving on the Vermilion Trail at Three Lakes Road just before 9 p.m. when a deer crossed in front of them.
Federal officials and Duluth’s mayor say the city has met its obligation to end overflows of sewage into Lake Superior. A federal judge has lifted a 2009 consent decree that required Duluth and the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District to stop sewage overflows by 2016. The last overflow happened during flooding in 2012.
Kenyans Elisha Barno and Jane Kibii are the 2015 champions of Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth. Barno edged course record holder Dominic Ondoro of Kenya for the top spot in the men’s race Saturday.
The 39th annual Grandma’s Marathon is happening this Saturday in Duluth. WCCO MidMorning received some tips from former Olympian Carrie Tollefson.
While many people probably got outside in the sun on Sunday for a short bike ride, thousands of bicyclists went 150 miles from Duluth to the Twin Cities. The Bike for MS ride raises money for research into multiple sclerosis.
A Minnesota man has died after crashing an all-terrain vehicle into a tree in northwestern Wisconsin. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department says 37-year-old Matthew Losen of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, and a group of friends were riding ATVs Friday when Losen went off the road into the ditch and struck a tree.
A teenager accused of fatally shooting a man during an attempted robbery in Superior last year has pleaded guilty and avoided a jury trial.
Two Twin Cities men suffered severe injuries in an ATV crash Friday morning in Eagles Nest Township. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s office received report of a crash at about 9:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Walsh Road.
Two Duluth men are in custody on suspicion of breaking into a man’s home and stealing several of his firearms at gunpoint. The St. Louis Sheriff’s office says deputies were called to a residence on Rehbein Road at about 1:30 a.m.
Bell Helmets will soon award $100K to fund a trailbuilding project, and Duluth’s Spirit Mountain Bike Park is among the finalists. Now the project needs your vote to win the cash.
Duluth police have released the name of a woman who was stabbed to death in her home over the weekend. Authorities were called to the home just before 7 p.m. Saturday and found the body of 52-year-old Lisa Jean Isham.
Police are investigating a homicide in Duluth. Authorities say they were called to an address in the 100 block of Fir Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday on a report of a dead person.
Six horses are on the path to recovery after being rescued from a small shed near Duluth, where they were living in several feet of mud.
Time is running out for runners and volunteers who want to participate in Grandma’s Marathon. The June 20 race is one of the largest in the country.
It was Easter Sunday when a family in Duluth lost everything they had in a fire. Now the Duluth Police Department is helping that family out. On Saturday, officers with the Duluth Police Department took the two children, 5-year-old Aurora and 3-year-old Kayden, on a trip to Walmart.
Conservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.
A Minnesota woman who says she was sexually abused by a priest in the 1960s has filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Duluth. In the lawsuit, Quin Buchtel accuses the Rev. Charles Gormly of abusing her while he was at St. Francis of Assisi in Brainerd. She says it took place from about 1960 to 1961, and that she was 12 to 13 years old at the time. Gormly died in 1968.
The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”
Firefighters in Duluth rescued a woman from her burning apartment.
Authorities say heavy fire broke out on the second and third levels of the three-story buildin Thursday afternoon. Firefighters found a woman whose exit was blocked by falling burning debris. They were able to help the woman out of the building. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.
Authorities are investigating after a 27-year-old Duluth man fell ill and died while hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Monday.
A retiring Duluth police lieutenant will return belongings of a teen murdered 34 years ago to her family as one of his last duties on the job.
ALLETE Clean Energy is buying a wind generation facility near in southwestern Minnesota for $47.5 million.