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Volunteer genealogist earns state recognition

Volunteer genealogist earns state recognition

The longtime volunteer genealogist in the St. Louis County Recorder’s Office has been honored by the Minnesota Genealogical Society for her service. Joanne Sher received the Minnesota Genealogy Ambassador Award on October 4, 2019. The Ambassador Award is given in recognition for representing Minnesota on the national genealogy scene and bringing honor to Minnesota genealogy.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019/Number of views (0)
Water Emergency on Miller Creek

Water Emergency on Miller Creek

On 10/14/2019 at approximately 8:09 PM, law enforcement and EMS responded to a water emergency in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. It was reported that a group was exploring Miller Creek between West 3rd St and the St. Louis Harbor.  Triston Swanson had become separated from the group who feared he had been swept away by the creek.  The Duluth Fire Department and The St. Louis County Rescue Squad began searching the area for Triston.  Triston was ultimately located safe by a Duluth Police Officer at a friends house. It was determined that Triston had exited the creek on his own, and had never been in any danger.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019/Number of views (0)

Tax Forfeited Land Auction results in nearly $600,000 in sales

Nearly three dozen formerly tax forfeited properties are now back in private ownership following today's St. Louis County Tax Forfeited Property Auction. All together, 34 properties were purchased for a total of $596,480. This includes two houses, a cabin, a large commercial building, and several properties where blighted properties had been demolished.
Monday, October 14, 2019/Number of views (0)
Suspicious Death Investigation: Makinen

Suspicious Death Investigation: Makinen

The St. Louis County Sheriff's office with assistance from the MN BCA continues to investigate the circumstance of the death of Frank Meyer at this residence 3316 Curt Lane in Makinen, MN. The Midwest Medical Examiner's office has ruled the death a homicide. This investigation is active and ongoing at this time and anyone with any information is urged to contact the BCA tip line at 1-877-996-6222. Further information will become available as the investigation progresses.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019/Number of views (0)
One injured in off-road vehicle accident

One injured in off-road vehicle accident

A Scandia man was injured in an accident near Orr. The man was driving his UTV on County Rd 422 when he failed to make a turn and drove off the road.
Monday, October 7, 2019/Number of views (0)
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