St. Louis County authorities have identified the man who died in a cabin fire on Aug. 17 outside of Tower, Minn. The remains of Josh Michael Haavisto, 37, of Virginia, Minn., were found in a destroyed shack that had burned.
Authorities are investigating after a body was found following a fire at a cabin just south of Tower, Minn., Saturday night, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to a hunting shack at about 7:17 p.m. Saturday on Wiseman Road in Vermillion Lake Township, which is about six miles southwest of Tower, on a report of a fire.
A former corrections officer in northern Minnesota has been sentenced Monday for having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year, the Itasca County Attorney’s Office announced.
The director of the St. Cloud Regional Airport is welcoming the federal government’s decision to delay the closures of 149 airport control towers nationwide, including two in Minnesota.
A former northern Minnesota corrections officer pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year.
A 56-year-old man faces seven felony charges after telling investigators he had sex with an inmate while working as a corrections officer in northern Minnesota, according to court documents filed Friday.
Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says tours will resume Saturday at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower.
What better way to spend a fall weekend than at a beautiful resort in northern Minnesota playing golf and getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city? You simply cannot go wrong with any one of several golf and resort options that being up north has to offer.
Officials say it’s unlikely the mine at Soudan Underground Mine State Park will reopen for tours this year after last winter’s fire. But they say there’s still plenty to do at the park and its new sister state park on Lake Vermilion.
AT&T has been denied in its request to build a 350-foot cell phone tower near Voyageurs National Park.
A report says sparks produced during maintenance probably caused last month’s fire at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower.
The owner of a dilapidated farm in northeastern Minnesota has been cited for animal neglect after investigators said they found half a dozen animals starved to death.
An unusual state park created out of a deep underground iron mine to help preserve Minnesota’s mining history will remain closed to visitors indefinitely following a fire that broke out late last week.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a fire in the state’s oldest, deepest mine is 99 percent extinguished.