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Train vs. Truck Fatality - McDavitt Township

Train vs. Truck Fatality - McDavitt Township

On December 4, 2019, at approximately 12:06 P.M., St. Louis County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a Commercial Truck and Train crash at the intersection of Sax Road and Highway 7 in McDavitt Township.  
Wednesday, December 4, 2019/Number of views (0)
County Board approves purchase of 12 new trucks for plowing/hauling

County Board approves purchase of 12 new trucks for plowing/hauling

The St. Louis County Board has unanimously approved the purchase of 12 new tandem trucks to be used for snow plowing and ice control, as well as hauling gravel.. Total purchase price is $1.59 million.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019/Number of views (0)
Car Vs Train Crash - Clinton Township

Car Vs Train Crash - Clinton Township

On December 2nd, 2019 at approximately 3:00 P.M. Saint Louis County Sheriff's Deputies along with Officers from the Eveleth Police Department responded to a vehicle vs train crash that occurred at the railroad crossing on the North Ramshaw Road in Clinton township.  Makenzey GOERDT was traveling westbound in a Nissan Ultima on the Ramshaw road approaching the train crossing as the Canadian National Train was traveling southbound approaching the intersection.  GOERDT was unable to stop her vehicle due to icy road conditions and slid into one of the rail cars as it was traveling across the intersection.  The car was a total loss as a result  of the crash.  GOERDT did not have any apparent injuries.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019/Number of views (0)
Update from St. Louis County on road conditions, snow-clearing efforts

Update from St. Louis County on road conditions, snow-clearing efforts

St. Louis County Public Works crews are out for a second day in a row, working to clear what has now been tallied by the National Weather Service in Duluth as 21.7 inches of snow. The heavy wet snow, combined with very gusty winds overnight made for terrible to impossible driving conditions, with drifting snow on roadways and slippery and rough driving even after roads were plowed.
Monday, December 2, 2019/Number of views (0)
Passerby rescues two men from house fire

Passerby rescues two men from house fire

Fire destroyed a house in Rice Lake. Ryan Linn, a volunteer firefighter from Normanna Township, happened to drive by and see the flames, and stopped to help. He ended up rescuing two men from inside the house, one of whom is a double amputee. All three were treated for smoke inhalation, but are expected to make full recoveries. The Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019/Number of views (0)
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