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6 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Adopt-a-highway program saving St. Louis Co. taxpayers millions of dollars

"Nobody likes to drive along a road that's got garbage... trash, littering along the way," said County Communications Manager Dana Kazel.

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15 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

St. Louis County donates arrowhead collection to Bois Forte band

A collection of arrowheads that had been stored at Camp Esquagama near Biwabik for an unknown period of time will now be getting a new home at the Bois Forte Heritage Museum.

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Related Topix: Biwabik, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

65 charged in statewide heroin trafficking bust

A multi-agency drug investigation spearheaded by the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force into local trafficking has resulted in charges against 41 people in St. Louis County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Body found in Duluth believed to be that of missing elderly woman

Duluth police said Wednesday that they believe a body found Tuesday in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood is that of an elderly woman missing since last summer.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Timberjay Newspapers Online

St. Louis County denies bid protest on jail a

St. Louis County has denied a bid protest filed by a Wisconsin-based firm over a questionable bidding process for new detention cells at the Northeast Regional Corrections Center near Saginaw.

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Related Topix: Prison, Saginaw, MN, State Prisons, Maximum Security

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TwinCities

Decomposed body discovered in Duluth neighborhood

Officers got a call just after 2 p.m. about a dead body. A witness saw a decomposed body 100 yards from an intersection along a fence and brush line.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Wrenshall man killed in Midway Township crash

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's office, a black Toyota Tacoma driving south bound on Midway Road collided with a north bound semi crane tractor trailer near the north Cloquet Road intersection just before 7:30 a.m. The driver of the crane truck, 58-year-old Michael Bergstrom of Superior was transported to Essentia Hospital in Duluth ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wrenshall, MN, Duluth, MN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WDIO

1 Injured in ATV Accident near Chisholm

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened just before 3:15 p.m. Deputies said 43-year-old Rodney Kenyon of Buhl was driving around a gate and negotiating a ditch at the old Sherman Mine property when he lost control of his ATV.

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Related Topix: Chisholm, MN, Buhl, MN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

WI registered sex offender charged with welfare fraud and theft in St. Louis County

The St. Louis County Attorney says a registered sex offender is accused of wrongfully obtaining public assistance by providing false information to the St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services Department.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WDIO

Suspicious Death in Cloquet

Cloquet Police are investigating a suspicious death at a home in 800 block of 8th Street.

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Related Topix: Cloquet, MN, Carlton County, MN

TwinCities

Fond du Lac Band declares 13 Minnesota lakes for walleye spearing

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has declared 13 lakes in northeastern Minnesota where its members will spear walleyes this spring.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Lake County, MN, Cook County, MN, Grand Portage, MN, Duluth, MN

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Protest filed over jail project bids

The Northeast Range Correctional Center, north of Duluth, is undergoing a $10 million renovation project.

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Related Topix: Prison, Duluth, MN, Saginaw, MN

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Protest filed over jail project bids

The Northeast Range Correctional Center, north of Duluth, is undergoing a $10 million renovation project.

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Related Topix: Prison, Duluth, MN, Saginaw, MN

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

High marks awarded to Cass jail

Sheriff Tom Burch reported Tuesday Minnesota Department of Corrections biennial inspection of the county's jail at Walker showed 100 percent compliance with mandatory operating guidelines and 96.7 percent compliance with essential guidelines.

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Related Topix: Walker, MN, Cass County, MN

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Star Tribune

GOP hopefuls stake out claims to challenge Franken

Minnesota's Republican U.S. Senate candidates, all vying to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken , joined together Tuesday night to sketch out the profiles they believe will help them in their quest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, St. Louis Park, MN

CBS Local

Don't Miss These April Fools Pranks

Not shy about having its day in the spotlight, the city has conveniently launched its new 24/7 Channel on April 1. Tune into The Ely Channel for shows like "Iron Range Chef," "Real Housewives of St. Louis County" and the ever popular "DNR: Cold Case Unit."

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Saginaw fire claims garage and camper trailer

A nearby 21-foot camper trailer also caught fire. Both the trailer and the garage are considered a total loss.

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Related Topix: Fire, Saginaw, MN

Sat Mar 29, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Duluth wellness fair aims to promote a healthy mind and body

Duluth community members came together on Saturday for the fifth annual Northland Health and Wellness Fair, held at the University of Minnesota Duluth, to learn more about organizations that are promoting the well being of the city.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, University of Minnesota Duluth, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic

Thu Mar 27, 2014

CBS Local

Two Harbors Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing, Killing Duluth Landlord

A 42-year-old Two Harbors man pleaded guilty to stabbing and killing a Duluth landlord inside his Central Hillside apartment, according to the St. Louis County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Two Harbors, MN

Star Tribune

Man pleads guilty in Duluth landlord killing

The St. Louis County Attorney's Office says 42-year-old Raymond Weeks pleaded guilty Thursday to intentional second-degree murder.

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