St. Louis County, Minnesota - 2016 Press Releases http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases News Releases - RSS Feed en-us administration@stlouiscountymn.gov administration@stlouiscountymn.gov Saturday, May 26, 2018 EfficionConsulting Articles Module (www.efficionconsulting.com) Copyright 2018, St. Louis County, Minnesota Noah Duane Baker and Tara Rai Baker Sentenced District Court Judge Mark Munger sentenced Noah Duane Baker to a 30-year prison sentence today after Baker pled guilty last month to his role in the shooting death of William Grahek in Grahek’s Hillside home, St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin said. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2124/mid/7784/noah-duane-baker-and-tara-rai-baker-sentenced Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Sexual assault kit backlog cleared http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2122/mid/7784/sexual-assault-kit-backlog-cleared Wade Backstrom Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Northwoods School Student Incident On May 22, 2018, at approx. 1:30 PM, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Administration at the Northwoods School in Cook, MN regarding a student placing an inappropriate post on his social media. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2123/mid/7784/northwoods-school-student-incident Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT County Attorney Mark Rubin running for reelection http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2121/mid/7784/county-attorney-mark-rubin-running-for-reelection Wade Backstrom Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Parking changes in Virginia begin May 29 by Northland Office Building Anyone visiting the Northland Office Building or surrounding offices in Virginia should we be aware of parking changes that will begin May 29, due to construction of the new Government Services Center North facility. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2119/mid/7784/parking-changes-in-virginia-begin-may-29-by-northland-office-building Dana Kazel Mon, 21 May 2018 09:29:39 GMT Tax forfeited land sale is June 14, featuring nearly 170 properties The site of the former Clover Valley School, plus two north shore lots with frontage on Lake Superior are among the tax forfeited properties available to be purchased at a live auction on June 14. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2120/mid/7784/tax-forfeited-land-sale-is-june-14-featuring-nearly-170-properties Dana Kazel Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT 5th annual Operation K-9 event is June 7 The free, family-friendly event raises funds for the K-9 programs of the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and four other area law enforcement agencies. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2118/mid/7784/5th-annual-operation-k-9-event-is-june-7 Dana Kazel Mon, 14 May 2018 13:00:18 GMT County Attorney receives top rating from peer review group Mark Rubin has again been awarded the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating, which is based on both ability and ethical standards. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2117/mid/7784/county-attorney-receives-top-rating-from-peer-review-group Dana Kazel Mon, 14 May 2018 11:57:56 GMT Spring road restrictions to be lifted May 16-17 Load restrictions that have been in place since late March will soon be lifted: in the North Central frost zone on May 16, and the North frost zone on May 17. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2116/mid/7784/spring-road-restrictions-to-be-lifted-may-16-17 Dana Kazel Fri, 11 May 2018 15:00:45 GMT Distracted driving blamed for three-car accident Three people received minor injuries in an accident at the intersection of Lavaque Road and Lavaque Bypass in Canosia Township. Two vehcles had slowed to make a turn, when the third vehicle struck them. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2115/mid/7784/distracted-driving-blamed-for-three-car-accident Dana Kazel Fri, 11 May 2018 09:20:29 GMT Groundbreaking celebrates start of construction for Government Services Center North facility The new building is a $19 million investment to improve services for people throughout the Quad Cities area. The building will house  180 employees from 10 County departments, once complete in the fall of 2019. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2114/mid/7784/groundbreaking-celebrates-start-of-construction-for-government-services-center Dana Kazel Fri, 11 May 2018 09:10:07 GMT Train derails in Alborn Township; no injuries reported Seventeen cars of a CN train derailed, spilling their load of taconite. No one was injuries and no roads were blocked as a result of the accident. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2113/mid/7784/train-derails-in-alborn-township-no-injuries-reported Dana Kazel Thu, 10 May 2018 14:49:30 GMT Meeting planned to discuss daycare shortage, solutions Just about any working parent in this region can tell you - there is a severe shortage of licensed day care providers in St. Louis County. The situation is about to become worse with the recently announced closing of a large daycare center in Duluth. Parents of infants and toddlers face the biggest challenge to find affordable daycare. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2106/mid/7784/meeting-planned-to-discuss-daycare-shortage-solutions Sat, 05 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Final stage of 4th Street construction project begins Monday The final phase of the multi-year project to rebuild approximately two miles of 4th Street and replace the utilities beneath in Duluth will resume on May 7. Beginning Monday, 4th Street will be closed between 22nd Avenue East and Wallace Avenue. Crews will be paving the road; constructing curbs, gutters and sidewalks; installing street lighting; and landscaping. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2110/mid/7784/final-stage-of-4th-street-construction-project-begins-monday Fri, 04 May 2018 09:29:54 GMT Assault Incident May 3, 2018 On May 3, 2018, at 3:33 PM, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and Fond du Lac Police Department along with EMS were dispatched to a medical from an assault at a residence in Culver Township.  A 33-year-old male was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.  A 31-year-old male that was involved left the scene in a vehicle prior to law enforcement arrival but was located and arrested. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2109/mid/7784/assault-incident-may-3-2018 Fri, 04 May 2018 09:27:17 GMT Assault Incident May 3, 2018 On May 3, 2018, at 3:33 PM, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and Fond du Lac Police Department along with EMS were dispatched to a medical from an assault at a residence in Culver Township.  A 33 year old male was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.  A 31 year old male that was involved left the scene in a vehicle prior to law enforcement arrival but was located and arrested. This was not a random act, the males knew each other.  http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2108/mid/7784/assault-incident-may-3-2018 Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Meeting planned to discuss daycare shortage, solutions http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2105/mid/7784/meeting-planned-to-discuss-daycare-shortage-solutions Thu, 03 May 2018 14:51:32 GMT Meeting planned to discuss daycare shortage, solutions http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2104/mid/7784/meeting-planned-to-discuss-daycare-shortage-solutions Thu, 03 May 2018 14:50:13 GMT Meeting planned to discuss daycare shortage, solutions http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2103/mid/7784/meeting-planned-to-discuss-daycare-shortage-solutions Thu, 03 May 2018 14:48:52 GMT Meeting Planned for Input on Daycare Shortage Just about any working parent in this region can tell you - there is a severe shortage of licensed day care providers in St. Louis County. The situation is about to become worse with the recently announced closing of a large daycare center in Duluth. Parents of infants and toddlers face the biggest challenge to find affordable daycare. http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/GOVERNMENT/News-Releases/ctl/details/itemid/2107/mid/7784/meeting-planned-for-input-on-daycare-shortage Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT