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Police ID The 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Who Crashed Into SUV, Died

The 24-year-old motorcyclist that died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota has been identified as Benjamin Scott Jones, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, a Rice Lake Township resident, was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/05/2013

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Police: 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Crashes Into SUV, Dies

A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old Rice Lake Township resident was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/04/2013

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State Patrol: 1 Killed, 3 Hurt In St. Louis County Crash

One person was killed and three others were hurt, two seriously, in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night in St. Louis County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at Highway 73 and Highway 1 at about 6:34 p.m. Tuesday.

07/03/2013

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Cops: Public Works Employee Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

A St. Louis County Public Works employee was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing child porn, the county sheriff’s office says. Bruce Hosking, 63, of Cloquet, was arrested at his workplace just before 7:30 a.m. by sheriff’s office deputies and members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Authorities then executed a search warrant at his home.

06/18/2013

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Man Who Died Falling From Deer Stand ID’d

Authorities have identified the 55-year-old Hibbing man who died Thursday morning after falling from his deer stand in St. Louis County as Bruce Richard Stone. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 11:24 a.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of Highway 5 after the victim had fallen from his hunting structure. He had been working on the deer stand’s roof when the accident occurred.

06/14/2013

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Hibbing Man Falls Out Of Deer Stand, Dies

A 55-year-old Hibbing man died Thursday morning after falling from his deer stand in St. Louis County, authorities said. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 11:24 a.m. on the 1500 block of Highway 5 after the victim had fallen from his hunting structure. He had been working on the deer stand’s roof when the accident occurred.

06/13/2013

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Police: Duluth Inmate Found After Escape

Authorities found an inmate Wednesday evening after the 41-year-old man escaped a facility in downtown Duluth he and other inmates were touring. Daniel James Daly, of Duluth, escaped the Arrowhead House shortly after noon, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities were not immediately able find him.

06/12/2013

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Man Looks To Turn Historic Duluth Jail Into Urban Destination

For the past 20 years, the old St. Louis County Jail stood as a vacant reminder of trouble. It was an unwanted fixture in downtown Duluth…until a Twin Cities developer heard the cries of those looking to preserve the property.

05/24/2013

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Duluth Woman Charged With Aiding Sex Trafficking

A Duluth woman has been charged with aiding and abetting sex trafficking in the 1st –degree. According to the St. Louis County Attorney’s office, 22-year-old Tabbatha Lee Olson solicited and promoted several juvenile females for prostitution in the Duluth area. Along with 32-year-old Markeace Arque Canty, Olson used internet advertising as a means to promote child prostitution in several cities throughout the Midwest.

05/20/2013

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15-Year-Old Girl Dies In ATV Accident

A 15-year-old girl has died after an ATV she was on flipped in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

05/09/2013

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No Charges Filed In Elderly Neglect Investigation

A St. Louis County prosecutor says no charges are warranted following an investigation into allegations of neglect at an assisted-living facility in Chisholm.

05/08/2013

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Dog Rescued After Falling Through Ice In St. Louis Co.

Authorities are reminding the public and pet owners that the ice is indeed thinning after a dog fell through ice on Sand Lake Thursday.

04/25/2013

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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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Stink Bug Found In Duluth

Stink bugs are moving north in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture Friday confirmed the brown marmorated stink bug has been found in Duluth. It’s the first time the invasive pest has been found in St. Louis County.

03/15/2013

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Police: Duluth Man, 27, Was Stabbed To Death

Duluth police say a suspicious death over the weekend has been ruled a homicide.

03/11/2013

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Wife Hits Husband In St. Louis Co. Snowmobile Accident

A husband and wife from Hanover and a man for Byron were injured in two separate snowmobile accidents Saturday in St. Louis County.

02/23/2013

Prison, Amy Senser

Orr Woman Charged After Family Knife Assault, Arson

A 26-year-old Orr woman was formally charged after she assaulted her family members and set fire to their home on Thursday.

02/09/2013

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Authorities: Woman Attacks Family Members With Knife, Starts Fire

A 26-year-old woman is in jail after she allegedly attacked two family members with a knife a started a fire in the family’s basement, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

02/07/2013

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St. Louis County To Conduct Homeless Count

Officials in St. Louis County will be counting the number of homeless people who are avoiding shelter on a night of brutal cold.

01/23/2013

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Ritchie: Expect Voting Results Delays In St. Louis County

State officials think we might have to wait some time before learning the election results. So if you’re staying up Tuesday night to see how things shake out, expect that it will be a late night.

11/05/2012

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Body Found In Northern Minn. IDed As Missing Man

Remains found in northern Minnesota have been identified as those of a man missing for two years.

10/19/2012

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NE Minn. Minerals Leases Draw Citizen Opposition

Citizens in northeastern Minnesota plan to file a petition Tuesday objecting to the state’s plans to auction off more metallic minerals exploration leases, saying the potential for new prospecting and mining could have a significant impact on the environment.

09/24/2012

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Cloquet Woman Gets 23 Years In Double Murder

A 25-year-old Cloquet woman was sentenced to 23 years in prison Friday in connection with the shooting deaths of a couple from northwestern Minnesota.

09/21/2012

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Minn. Dems Sue To Replace Candidate On Ballot

Minnesota Democrats and a write-in House candidate are suing to replace a Democratic state lawmaker on the ballot after he had a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.

09/14/2012

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Man Found Dead In Car In St. Louis County

A man with ties to the Twin Cities theater community was found dead in a car Tuesday afternoon in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

09/05/2012

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