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Sheriff: Wisconsin Man, 58, Drowns In Lake Vermilion

Officials in northern Minnesota say a 58-year-old Wisconsin man drowned Monday night in Lake Vermilion.

07/28/2015

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Sheriff: Man, Daughter Hit By Lightning In Northern Minnesota

A 51-year-old man and his 4-year-old daughter were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being hit by lightning in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

06/28/2015

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Woman Found Safe After Getting Separated From Kayakers

Rescuers have found a 62-year-old woman safe after she got separated from fellow kayakers in northeastern Minnesota.

06/28/2015

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ATV Driver Found Dead In Rural St. Louis Co. Creek

A bicyclist discovered the aftermath of a fatal ATV crash Saturday morning in St. Louis County. The sheriff’s office says a passerby was biking in rural Biwabik Township when they came across an ATV resting in a creek with its motor running.

06/27/2015

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Aurora Couple Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer In Duluth

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.

06/26/2015

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2 Severely Injured In St. Louis Co. ATV Crash

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.

06/06/2015

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2 Duluth Men Arrested, Awaiting Charges For Home Invasion

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.

06/05/2015

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Sheriff: Man Arrested After Attacking Woman With Axe At Campground

A 32-year-old man was arrested Sunday after a woman was allegedly attacked with hatchet or axe at a northern Minnesota campground on Friday, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

05/11/2015

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St. Louis Co. Sheriff: Alcohol Likely A Factor In Serious Crash

Alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that injured two men Friday night in St. Louis County. The sheriff’s office says the crash happened at about 6:25 p.m. on Highway 7 and Zim Road in McDavitt Township.

03/28/2015

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Former Potlatch Plant On Fire Near Cook

A large fire started Tuesday at the site of the former Potlatch Plant near Cook, Minnesota.

03/03/2015

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1 Dead, 2 Injured After 3-Car Crash In St. Louis Co.

One person is dead and two others are injured following a three-car crash in St. Louis County Friday evening. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to the scene around 5:50 p.m. at Highway 7 near the intersection of Chesapeake Court in Mt. Iron.

01/31/2015

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Restaurant Destroyed By Fire In St. Louis Co.

A restaurant in northern Minnesota was destroyed after a fire broke out early Tuesday morning. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, around 6:40 a.m. crews responded to a structure fire at the Ashkanam Resort.

01/06/2015

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Survivors Of Deadly CO Poisoning In Camper To Make Full Recovery

Two teenage siblings are expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a camper where their sister and father died from high carbon monoxide levels. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 14-year-old Noah Mechley and 15-year-old Karley Mechley are in stable condition at Hennepin County Medical Center Saturday.

12/06/2014

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11-Year-Old Girl And Her Father Dead In Camper With High CO Levels; 2 Siblings Hospitalized

Elevated carbon monoxide levels may be to blame in the death of a 39-year-old man and an 11-year-old girl in a fifth-wheel camper in Rice Lake Township, near Duluth, on Wednesday.

12/04/2014

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Sheriff: Alcohol Played Role In Fatal Northern Minn. Crash

Officials in northern Minnesota say alcohol played a role in a fatal crash early Thanksgiving morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened at 1:40 a.m. in Alborn Township, which is about 30 miles northwest of Duluth.

11/27/2014

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Man Suffers Hypothermia After St. Louis Co. Crash

A man went missing briefly in St. Louis County Friday evening after crashing his car, according to police. Thirty-nine-year-old Jonathan Pruse, of Silver Bay, was traveling on Townline Road in east-central St. Louis County Friday evening when he crashed his car.

11/08/2014

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Woman, 31, Found Dead In Stoney Brook Township

Police are investigating the death of a female resident of Stoney Brook Township, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. According to the sheriff’s office, the female is a 31-year-old Native American.

10/21/2014

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3 Teens Hurt In St. Louis County Crash

St. Louis County sheriff’s deputies say a 16-year-old who didn’t have a license was behind the wheel of a car that crashed and injured the driver and two juvenile passengers.

10/14/2014

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Police: Floodwood Man Dies When SUV Falls On Him

Police say a Floodwood man has died after an SUV he was working on fell off its jacks and onto him. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that 55-year-old Gary Lee Keil was changing a muffler in his garage when the accident happened Monday.

10/01/2014

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St. Louis Co. Man Crushed To Death While Working On SUV

A Floodwood, Minn. man was crushed to death by an SUV he was working on Monday afternoon. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the scene off of Highway 2 at 4:20 p.m.

09/30/2014

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Chisholm Man Stabbed During Argument Over ‘Past Relationship’

A 39-year-old Chisholm, Minn. man was hospitalized after being stabbed early Saturday morning. The incident happened at a residence in Luna Lake, which is 20 miles north of Hibbing, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

09/06/2014

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Boat Crash Kills Northern Minn. Man, Injures 2 Others

A 23-year-old northern Minnesota man died after a boat he was riding in crashed into a rock Friday night on Lake Shagawa. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said the crash wasn’t reported until early Saturday morning, when someone on one of the lake’s islands called in.

08/23/2014

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Sheriff: Woman, 2 Kids Hurt In St. Louis County Rollover

A 35-year-old woman and two children were hurt in a rollover crash Saturday night in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received a report of a one-vehicle rollover crash at about 5:05 p.m. in White Township, which is about five miles south of Avon.

08/17/2014

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Man Critical After Found In Swampy Area In Orr

A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in a swampy area in northern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says authorities got a call to check on the man in rural Orr after he hadn’t been heard from for about two days.

07/19/2014

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Husband & Wife Injured In ATV Rollover In St. Louis Co.

Alcohol may have been a factor in an ATV crash that injured a husband and wife in St. Louis County Friday. The accident happened 15 miles west of Cook, Minn. on Highway 5, when driver Terry Treloar and his wife and passenger Joann were riding on a side-by-side ATV.

07/05/2014

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