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No foul play suspected after human remains found

An autopsy is being conducted after human remains were found in a remote wooded area southwest of Lake Kabetogama. The body is believed to be that of a man who'd been reported missing in May. 


Vehicle located connected to missing person investigation

Investigators continue to search for and seek leads to find Ed LePage. The vehicle he was last seen driving has been located on a remote trail north of Fredenberg Township.


Man rescues suicidal woman from St. Louis River

Sheriff's deputies and other emergency responders were called to the St. Louis River to rescue a person from drowning. A citizen who'd heard the call on his scanner was able to get to the woman and safely bring her to shore.


Man drowns attempting to save dog

Witnesses say the man had gone in the water of a former mine pit, trying to save his dog, who'd become caught on something. The victim had a pulse at the time he was rescued, but died a short time later.


Father and daughter drown in Lake Superior

Despite high waves and red flag warnings about rip tides, the two had been swimming off a Park Point Beach. Numerous agencies assisted in searching for the 10-year-old girl and 38-year-old man.


Suspect turns herself in after stabbing at Virginia bar

One woman is recovering after being stabbed in the stomach at a Mt. Iron bar. Another woman has surrendered to deputies in connection with the crime.


Public notification meeting on released sex offender

Sheriff's Deputies will hold a community notification on Monday, August 7, at the Public Safety Building regarding the release of a Level 3 sex offender. Timothy Davich will be living in Rice Lake and has a history of sexual contact with young male victims.

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Woman injured in accident south of Cook

A woman from Cook was injured when her car went off the road and struck some trees. Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. No other vehicles were involved. The accident happened on Heino Road in Angora Township.


House fire in Tower kills a baby; man arrested

An 11-month-old boy was found dead following a house fire in Tower. A 24-year-old man is in custody pending charges of manslaughter, child neglect and other crimes.


Deputies arrest two on heroin and weapons charges

A man and a woman from Hibbing have been charged after being found with 43 grams of heroin and a stolen revolver. Their arrests follow an investigation by the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force.

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