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County approves 7.67 percent preliminary levy increase
Dayton, Franken protest reinstatement; Nike halts gear sales in Twin Cities
'The job I was supposed to have': Community Ed director honored with state recognition
Willmar man killed in crash with truck
VOLLEYBALL: BSU rallies in third set but is swept in home opener
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji has fun in win over Roseau
SWIMMING: Lumberjacks cruise past Warroad
BOYS SOCCER: St. Cloud Cathedral tips Lumberjacks 1-0
TENNIS: BHS tops Detroit Lakes, Crookston
Donald Julius Schmeckpeper
Valerie Ann Vorderbruggen
Elizabeth "Betty" Schwartz
Shop, collect for winter gift-giving
John Eggers: Who do you encourage in this world?
Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
Consider cover crops
Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Artist works on mural
The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Phil Kerpen: Democrats to repeal First Amendment
Tina Dupuy: Big vs. small government
Proposed pipeline route prompts concerns from many
Letter: Jumpsuit, hood took BSU protest too far
Letter: Comic encourages children to smoke
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St. Louis County
July 19, 2014
Man rescued after possibly spending days in remote Minnesota swamp
DULUTH -- 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. Gerald Evenson was unresponsive — bruised, dehydrated, covered in bug...
news / region
July 19, 2014 - 12:01pm
January 17, 2014
Woman dies after escaping house fire in St. Louis County
MEADOWLANDS, Minn. -- A 72-year-old woman died after escaping a house fire in Meadowlands early Thursday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said John Stossel, 75, reported just after midnight that his home was filled with smoke and he and his wife, Karen Gosch, could...
news / region
January 17, 2014 - 9:41am
September 9, 2013
Gay marriage licenses ran high in St. Louis County
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Louis County saw the fourth-highest demand for marriage licenses by gay couples in the first month they were allowed to wed in Minnesota. The county had 69 same-sex couples apply for licenses in August, according to statistics made available...
news / region
September 9, 2013 - 9:42am
August 19, 2013
Good Samaritan’s car stolen after stopping to help at crash
Forum News Service A 24-year-old Duluth man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly crashing the SUV he was driving, and then stealing the vehicle of a passerby who had stopped to help. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the crash happened about 10:30...
August 19, 2013 - 9:15am
June 5, 2013
Duluth prosecutor: Suspect wanted victim to bleed to death
DULUTH -- A Marquette, Mich., woman coldly and calculatedly stabbed a woman in the back and then pulled the knife out because she wanted the victim to bleed to death, a St. Louis County prosecutor told a Duluth judge Tuesday. Nicole Leone Revello, 29, heard those words without...
news / region
June 5, 2013 - 8:54am
November 3, 2012
Minn. child-care license revoked after stabbing
DULUTH — The child-care license of a West Duluth woman has been revoked after an investigation concluded she stabbed a household member in front of children. The Minnesota Department of Human Services notified Nicole Marie Ek this week that her license has been revoked. She has...
news / region
November 3, 2012 - 4:11pm
October 23, 2012
Man arrested after shooting himself
HIBBING, Minn. -- A Hibbing man who shot himself in the hand Sunday was arrested Monday for expected charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 4400 block of Tweten...
October 23, 2012 - 7:25am
September 27, 2012
Minn. trooper arrested on DWI suspicion
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state trooper is on investigative leave after his arrest on suspicion of driving while impaired. Trooper Nick Morse of Two Harbors was arrested Wednesday when he reported for training at the State Patrol district office in Duluth. Officials say a...
September 27, 2012 - 3:31pm
Man convicted of murder for fight outside Proctor bar
DULUTH -- A St. Louis County jury deliberated a little more than three hours this afternoon before finding a St. Michael, Minn., man guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the November death of a man outside a Proctor bar. Paul Welle, 33, showed no visible emotion as he...
September 27, 2012 - 4:08am
September 7, 2012
Murder charge dropped, defendant released
DULUTH - A Duluth man held in the St. Louis County Jail since April on a murder charge has been released. Prosecutors have dropped charges against 37-year-old Nakota Benjamin, one of two men accused of killing 28-year-old Joshua Olson at an apartment building in Duluth last April....
September 7, 2012 - 9:05am
September 5, 2012
Man missing for 4 months found dead in NE Minn.
DULUTH - A hiker in St. Louis County has discovered the body of a man missing for four months. The body of 48-year-old Andrew Wagner was found in a vehicle along a logging road near Orr Tuesday afternoon. Wagner has ties to the Twin Cities and the Iron Range. The Duluth News Tribune...
September 5, 2012 - 12:33pm