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County Board approves rules allowing short term rentals

County Board approves rules allowing short term rentals

The St. Louis County Board has approved changing it's zoning ordinance to allow for short term rental of properties while also regulating them in a way that protects the safety of visitors and rights of neighboring property owners, and preserves the character of residential areas.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020/Number of views (0)
Auditor's Office reminds voters of rules of upcoming Presidential Primary Election

Auditor's Office reminds voters of rules of upcoming Presidential Primary Election

On March 3, Minnesota voters will have the opportunity to do something they haven't been able to do since 1992: vote in a Presidential Nomination Primary. (Since 1992, the vote was taken as part of party caucus events. In 2016, legislation was passed establishing a Presidential Nomination Primary.)
Monday, February 24, 2020/Number of views (0)
Snowmobile Crash With Injuries

Snowmobile Crash With Injuries

On February 14th, 2020 at approximately 10:45 P.M. Saint Louis County Sheriff's deputies responded to a snowmobile crash that occurred near Hwy 53 and Forest Road 614, approximately 15 miles north of Orr, Mn. Howard HEDIN and Victoria SPANDL were operating snowmobiles in a group of 8 traveling northbound in the ditch of Hwy 53 when they both went over an approximately 30 foot rock cliff and landed at the bottom of a ravine. First responders used a combination of rescue toboggans, ropes, and an ATV winch to rescue the two. HEDIN and SPANDL were transported by Orr Ambulance to the Essentia health-St. Mary's hospital in Duluth with non-life threatening injuries.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020/Number of views (0)
Snowmobile Crash Fatality

Snowmobile Crash Fatality

On February 13th, 2020 at approximately 4:35 P.M. Saint Louis County Sheriff's deputies responded to a snowmobile crash that occurred on the Arrowhead snowmobile trail approximately 10 miles southwest of Tower, Mn.  51 year old Daniel COTTEW was traveling northbound on the trail when he veered off of the trail and struck a tree.  Despite life-saving efforts at the scene by first responders COTTEW was pronounced dead.   

Friday, February 14, 2020/Number of views (0)
Tax Forfeited Land Auction results in nearly $400,000 in sales

Tax Forfeited Land Auction results in nearly $400,000 in sales

St. Louis County's first tax forfeited land auction of 2020, held today in Hermantown, was a success. Of the 65 properties offered, 27 were purchased for a total of $397,575. The 41% sales rate is the highest percent of tracts purchased at an auction in recent memory. Properties purchased include two houses in Duluth and one in Angora Township. Additionally, eight of the properties purchased are formerly blighted parcels that have been cleaned up and structures removed to make way for new development.
Friday, February 14, 2020/Number of views (0)
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