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House Fire in the City of Rice Lake

House Fire in the City of Rice Lake

On 05/18/19, at approximately 1740 hours, St. Louis County Deputies responded to a report of a house fire at 4518 Martin Road in the City of Rice Lake.  Passerby's noted smoke coming from the residence and attempted to determine if anyone was in the residence.  It was later determined the home was unoccupied at the time of the fire.  The Rice Lake Fire Department quickly knocked the fire down, which was mainly contained in the kitchen area of the home.  In addition to Rice Lake Fire, the following area fire departments also responded; Lakewood Fire, Canosia Fire, Grand Lake Fire, and the Air National Guard Fire Department. 
Monday, May 20, 2019/Number of views (0)
Structure Fire at 7003 Van Road Duluth, MN

Structure Fire at 7003 Van Road Duluth, MN

On 5/18/2019 at approximately 0249 hours, The Gnesen Fire Department and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7000 Block of Van Road in Duluth, MN for a structure fire. The fire started on a porch connected to a house. The Gnesen Fire Department was able to contain and extinguish the fire before any damage occurred to the house. The residents of the house were not injured during the incident. The cause of the fire remains under investigation but a homemade fire pit may have contributed to the start of the fire.
Monday, May 20, 2019/Number of views (0)
Update - Missing vulnerable adult from Canosia Township

Update - Missing vulnerable adult from Canosia Township

On Sunday 5/5/2019, an adult foster care home in Canosia Township reported a resident was missing.  Julian Daniel Decoux was last seen outside the home earlier in the afternoon.  Staff members had searched for Decoux, but could not find him. Decoux has been a resident at the home for several years.  Deputies and volunteers from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded.  A search of the area around the foster home was conducted, however, Decoux was not located.  The search was aided by both canines and aerial drone technology.

Aircraft from both the Minnesota State Patrol and Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection have assisted in the search for Julian Decoux.  He was last observed by two separate motorists walking south on the shoulder of Lavaque Rd on the afternoon of May 5th, 2019.  He was wearing the above described clothing.

There is no specific information to indicate Decoux would begin to travel into the woods.  However, the area along Lavaque Rd where Decoux was last observed has been extensively searched by air in the event he began to travel though forest or swamp. 

Decoux remains a missing person and anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff's Office Investigative Division in Duluth  218-336-4350

Friday, May 17, 2019/Number of views (0)
Detours begin Saturday east of Cotton for reconstruction of two bridges on Comstock Lake Road (CSAH 52)

Detours begin Saturday east of Cotton for reconstruction of two bridges on Comstock Lake Road (CSAH 52)

The reconstruction of two bridges and approximately one mile of Comstock Lake Road (County State Aid Highway 52) east of Cotton will mean detours beginning this Saturday, May 18. Comstock Lake Road will be closed between County Roads 224 and 524, approximately six miles east of Cotton. Detour signs will be posted, directing traffic to use Three Lakes Road (County State Aid Highway 49) and Munger Shaw Road (CSAH 15) instead.
Friday, May 17, 2019/Number of views (0)
Construction on Woodland Avenue in Duluth to begin May 20

Construction on Woodland Avenue in Duluth to begin May 20

A two-year project to reconstruct a mile of Woodland Avenue and Calvary Road is scheduled to begin Monday, May 20, and with it will come road closures and detours for motorists, including buses.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019/Number of views (0)
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