Lake County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff: 85-Year-Old Hiker Found Dead In Northern MinnesotaOfficials in northern Minnesota say a missing 85-year-old hiker was found dead near a river. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says it got a call Friday morning about a missing woman, Sarah Obrien of White Bear Lake.
Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCAA teenage boy was rescued after being trapped under a log for hours after going over a waterfall in a canoe Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says they received report of the emergency just after 1 p.m. on Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
93 Canadian National Train Cars Derailed In Two HarborsCanadian National is investigating what caused a train loaded with iron ore pellets to derail in Two Harbors. CN spokesman Patrick Waldron says 76 of 107 train cars piled up in a rail yard Thursday afternoon.
Body Found After Cabin Fire Near ElyAuthorities say a body was found after a cabin fire east of Ely on Greenstone Lake. The Duluth News Tribune reports the fire happened early Monday. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says a man called 911 to say his 49-year-old friend was inside a burning cabin and couldn't make it out. The cabin was on the south shore of Greenstone Lake and could only be accessed by water.
Forestry Worker Hit, Killed By Falling Tree In Northern MNA 59-year-old Wayzata man was killed Thursday in northern Minnesota when a tree fell and hit him, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to Birch Lake Road, just north of the Birch Lake Campground, at about 12:43 p.m. Thursday
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