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May 18, 2017
Charges: Northern Minnesota man carves ‘snitch’ in kidnapped man’s chest
WRENSHALL, Minn. — A Carlton County man allegedly carved the word "snitch" into a 17-year-old hostage's chest and circulated a Snapchat...
May 18, 2017 - 7:29pm
May 8, 2017
Arrowhead region connects mental health patients with help via video links
VIRGINIA, Minn. — When the idea of mental health counseling via video was first suggested to her, Mary Carpenter wasn't exactly enthusiastic....
May 8, 2017 - 7:08pm
April 19, 2017
40 pray for truth, justice during vigil to support suspended Minn. police chief
CLOQUET, Minn. — About 40 people prayed outside Cloquet City Hall on Tuesday for truth and justice during an investigation of a complaint...
April 19, 2017 - 9:16am
April 7, 2017
Man drowns in Carlton County lake
Man drowns in Carlton County lake CLOQUET, Minn. — The body of a 67-year-old man was recovered from a Carlton County lake on Thursday after he apparently fell into the water while canoeing and drowned. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office reported that it received a call at 6:19...
April 7, 2017 - 4:32pm
February 6, 2017
Murder conviction tossed in Carlton County fentanyl overdose
CARLTON, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed a Cloquet man's murder conviction for allegedly providing a fatal dose of...
February 6, 2017 - 9:07pm
November 15, 2016
Their mission: Saving Minnesota's rare orchids before it's too late
Head slightly bent, David Remucal scanned the forest floor duff for a tiny, white-veined plant with the consistency of rattlesnake skin. An hour...
November 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
July 27, 2016
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
A 47-year-old man arrested after a high-speed chase in Carlton County last November has pleaded guilty to killing a Michigan woman. Gregory Allen...
July 27, 2016 - 10:20pm
February 6, 2015
Carlton County sheriff seeks information on sexual assault along I-35
ESKO, Minn. -- The Carlton County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance in identifying a vehicle and its owner relating to a sexual and physical assault on Interstate 35 near Esko. A woman reported that she was traveling north on I-35 between 10:05 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. Tuesday...
February 6, 2015 - 9:15am
June 23, 2014
Rope rescue team lifts two people to safety from ledge above St. Louis River
THOMSON, Minn. — Thanks to sharp-eyed passers-by and the efforts of a technical rescue team, two people were lifted to safety late Saturday night after spending several hours trapped on a rocky ledge high above the St. Louis River in Carlton County. The rescue team comprised...
June 23, 2014 - 9:37am
November 25, 2013
Late Thanksgiving has tree sellers shifting plans
CARLTON — Jim Whorton, owner of Chub Lake Tree Farm, broke with tradition this weekend. “We’ve been opening on the Friday after Thanksgiving for 30 years now. But not this year,” he said. With Thanksgiving landing unusually late on Nov. 28 this year, Whorton said: “I...
November 25, 2013 - 10:49am
October 24, 2013
Carlton County fires employee accused of stealing $1 million
CARLTON, Minn. -- A Carlton County transfer station employee accused of stealing upwards of $1 million has been terminated, the county announced Wednesday. Joanne Marie Wappes, 63, of Cloquet, was fired Oct. 3 and did not file a grievance challenging the termination, according...
October 24, 2013 - 10:24am
June 26, 2013
Cloquet man charged with conspiracy to commit murder
Forum News Service Carlton County authorities have charged a Cloquet man with two felonies for his alleged role in a January shooting. John Edwin Bemis III, 38, was charged in State District Court with conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree and assault in the first...
June 26, 2013 - 11:23am
June 6, 2013
Woman charged in fatal Carlton County crash
CARLTON, Minn. -- A rural Esko woman was charged Wednesday in Carlton County Court with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation after a weekend crash that killed a Cloquet woman. According to authorities, Megan Dana Dickenson, 25, admitted to drinking before...
June 6, 2013 - 8:58am
September 12, 2012
Carlton County attorney pleads guilty to DWI
DULUTH — Carlton County's attorney has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired. Thom Pertler pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree DWI. That was for refusing to submit to a chemical test. Six other counts, including speeding, open bottle, and no proof of insurance, were dismissed....
September 12, 2012 - 7:01pm
August 24, 2012
Victim in fatal Carlton County train accident identified
DULUTH -- Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal collision between a car and a train Wednesday in Carlton County. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Susan McPhail, 67, was killed just before 8 a.m. Wednesday when her vehicle collided with a Burlington...
August 24, 2012 - 4:06am