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20 hrs ago | TwinCities

Louisiana boy tells of frantic night in Boundary Waters

The night was so dark early Tuesday in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that frantic campers at one site under assault from falling trees had only the incessant lightning to light their way.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Good Question Mailbag: Target Field Turf Design & Flight Numbers

The outline of the state of Minnesota coincided with the 2014 All-Star Game, and it's become popular with fans.

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Related Topix: Weather

SFGate

Minnesota prosecutor convicted of sex misconduct

A jury on Friday convicted a northern Minnesota county attorney of sexual misconduct involving a 17-year-old girl after the prosecution argued the man was in a position of authority over the teenager.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grand Marais, MN

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Fire in Britt destroys cabin, kills dog

The St. Louis County Sheriff says around ten p.m. Thursday a fire started in the bedroom area of the cabin on Lake Fourteen in Britt.

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Related Topix: Britt, MN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WDIO

Tree Removal for Two-mile Reconstruction of Duluth's 4th Street Draws Ire

The future of Duluth's 4th Street was a heated topic Thursday night, as St. Louis County engineers discussed tree removal plans.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Scannell to be Cross-Examined Thursday

A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct has testified in his own defense and will be cross examined Thursday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WDIO

35 Searching for Missing Employee at Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Authorities are searching the grounds of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park for a 76-year-old woman last seen around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Soudan, MN

EMS1

Rescues underway for many hurt in Minn. storm

At least three sets of campers on different lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness were injured early Tuesday when intense thunderstorms downed trees onto their campsites.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Lake County, MN, Crane Lake, MN, Ely, MN

Star Tribune

Injured campers rescued after high winds knock down trees in Minnesota's Boundary Waters

Two groups of campers were rescued after strong winds knocked down trees on them in northern Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WDIO

Two Children Escape Rural Duluth Blaze, Home a Complete Loss

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says that two juveniles were inside the Fredenberg home when they arrived around 3:30 p.m. Both were able to escape uninjured.

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CBS Local

Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att'y Charged With Kissing Teen Girl

A Minnesota county attorney sat on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday as his trial for allegedly getting too close to a teenage girl got underway.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cook County, MN, Weird

CBS Local

Campers Hurt When Storm Slams The BWCA

A dramatic rescue occurred Tuesday morning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after a big storm knocked down trees onto a campsite.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WDIO

Scannell Trial Begins with Jury Selection

Updated: 07/21/2014 6:14 PM Created: 07/21/2014 4:51 PM WDIO.com By: Briggs LeSavage blesavage@wdio.com The trial for Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, who is charged with sexually touching a 17-year old girl, began Monday in the St. Louis County Courthouse in Duluth.

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Related Topix: Cook County, MN, Duluth, MN

WDIO

Floodwood Convenience Store Burglar Sought

Floodwood Police are asking for tips from the public to solve a convenience store burglary.

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Related Topix: Floodwood, MN

InformationWeek

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Re: 'From now until the end of time, I'll be the jerk neurologist who was rude to a World War II veteran,' [[ QUOTE ]] McKee sued Laurion for defamation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Dateline briefs: USS Duluth's anchor to soon rest near Lakewalk

Alumni from the ship secured the anchor after months of paperwork, said Army veteran and St. Louis County Historical Society board member John Werner.

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TwinCities

Grandpa dies trying to help kids in a northern Minnesota lake

A 60-year-old grandfather died after he jumped into a lake northeast of Duluth to try to help his grandchildren who were panicking in the water.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Canyon, MN, Janesville, MN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota man, 72, spends days in remote swamp before rescue

A 72-year-old man was rescued from a remote swamp in northern St. Louis County on Friday morning, apparently after spending several days in the elements after an all-terrain vehicle accident.

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Related Topix: Orr, MN, Duluth, MN

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Man found unconscious in swamp in Ne MN, in critical condition

A northeastern Minnesota man is in critical condition Saturday evening after being found unconscious in a swamp by a neighbor.

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Related Topix: Orr, MN

KSTP

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.

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Related Topix: Orr, MN

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