One of Minnesota’s most beloved pets has passed away. Schoep gained national attention after a photo of him and his owner in Lake Superior went viral. He was 20 years old.
No one was hurt after a 1913 replica biplane crashed in the Duluth-Superior Harbor near Skyharbor Airport late Tuesday morning, according to authorities. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said the Lark of Duluth, a 1913 flying boat-type aircraft, crashed into the water after a brief flight. Mark Andrew Marino, of Duluth, piloted the plane and was its sole occupant.
Minnesota lawmakers are considering tough new laws to fight what they call the growing epidemic of dangerous “designer drugs.”
An increase in bear activity has caused officials to close part of a national park in northwestern Wisconsin for up to two weeks. Sand Island, one of the Apostle Islands, was closed to overnight camping on Monday because of bears entering campsites on the hunt for human food.
Two people are dead after a motorcycle crash in eastern Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the motorcycle was north on Interstate 35 around noon Thursday in Pine County when the driver lost control and crashed.
An explosion and fire at a motel near Duluth, Minn. injured two people on Wednesday. The fire happened just outside of Duluth at the Lake Breeze Motel Resort during the afternoon.
In the digital age of email and social media, getting a letter in the mail may take a little longer than, say, getting a text. But no one expects to suddenly receive a postcard dated all the way back to 1945. When Tyler Scouton checked his mailbox on West 9th Street Tuesday, one item – a postcard, to be exact – stood out.
A Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.
A number of children and one adult were injured after being involved in a pile-up on a Wells Fargo escalator Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened at about 1 p.m. at the location along Superior Street.
Summertime will bring the annual flood of vacationers onto Minnesota’s many lakes and rivers. And for many of them it will mean peaceful paddling in a canoe or kayak – or maybe a gentle ride in a rowboat.
It was a wet start at the 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon in Two Harbors Saturday. The full marathon took 57,000 runners down the 26.2-mile course from Two Harbors to Duluth. Kenya’s Sarah Kiptoo broke the 10-year-old womens’ course record in her Grandma’s marathon debut by finishing in 2 hours and 26 minutes – her personal best.
This Saturday will be the 37th year of Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, and now law enforcement officials plan to increase security to keep racers and spectators safe.
It’s been one year since 10 inches of rain washed out streets, homes and businesses in Duluth — even the zoo was hit. Since then, residents have made great progress, but much work remains.
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.
Grandma’s Marathon plans a big lineup of bands to go along with the running this weekend. The Big Top Tent kicks off Friday night with a new start time. Music will start at 7 p.m., an hour earlier than in past years.