Lake County

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Sheriff: 85-Year-Old Hiker Found Dead In Northern Minnesota

Officials 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.

07/12/2015

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Patrol: Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Head-On Crash

The State Patrol says a wrong-way driver died Saturday night after crashing head-on into another car.

07/12/2015

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Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCA

A 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.

07/07/2015

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Remains Of Missing Mpls. Woman Found In State Park

State officials say they are planning to make an announcement Wednesday about the body of a long-time missing Minneapolis woman found in Gooseberry Falls State Park.

05/20/2015

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DNR To Auction Northern Minnesota Land Oct. 9

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a land auction on Oct. 9. The DNR says plans to offer 30 parcels, all located in northern Minnesota. The parcels range in size from a half acre to 102 acres and offer opportunities for hunting and recreation, as well as cabin and residential development along prime lakeshore.

09/06/2014

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DNR Lists Northern Minn. Lake As Infested With Zebra Mussels

A lake in Minnesota’s arrowhead region is now listed as infested with zebra mussels after a can encrusted with the invasive species was discovered during a fisheries assessment.

05/28/2014

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31 Mining Leases In Northern Minn. Get The Green Light

The possibility of more precious metal mining proposals in northern Minnesota took another step forward on Friday after the state’s executive council approved 31 leases of state and private lands to three mining companies seeking exploration.

10/25/2013

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Plymouth Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.

08/31/2013

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Body Found After Cabin Fire Near Ely

Authorities 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.

05/27/2013

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Old Man Winter Rolls Over Minnesota Yet Again

Another wintry blast has buried northeastern Minnesota under more than a foot and a-half of new snow, disrupted travel and closed schools.

04/19/2013

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3 Companies Bid In Minn. Mineral Rights Auction

Three companies have submitted bids for the right to explore and mine for copper, nickel and other metals in Minnesota’s latest mineral rights auction.

10/24/2012

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Lake County Storm Included 1st Tornado Since 1992

The National Weather Service says a weekend storm included the first tornado in Lake County in nearly 20 years.

06/01/2011

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2 Boats Collide In Lake County, Injures 2

Authorities say a fishing boat collided with a houseboat in northern Lake County, injuring two people.

05/31/2011