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Water Emergency in Morse Township

Water Emergency in Morse Township

On 7/19/2020 at around 2:30 PM, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and Rescue Squad along with Morse Fire, responded to a water emergency on White Iron Lake in Morse Township.  A 14 foot boat with 5 people in it capsized.  All 5 people were wearing life jackets and were able to swim to a nearby island where they were rescued and brought to shore.  No one was injured.  Gusty winds contributed to the incident.

Monday, July 20, 2020/Number of views (0)
Culvert replacements to close portion of Jean Duluth Road

Culvert replacements to close portion of Jean Duluth Road

Jean Duluth Road will be closed between Glenwood Street and Martin Road beginning July 21 as St. Louis County Public Works replaces two culverts and repairs a third culvert. Additionally, the City of Duluth will be relocating a large diameter gas main as part of the project.
Thursday, July 16, 2020/Number of views (0)
County plans chip sealing work in Hermantown this week, Duluth next week

County plans chip sealing work in Hermantown this week, Duluth next week

St. Louis County Public Works will be applying chip sealing on a number of county roads in Hermantown and Duluth this week and next. Motorists should expect lane closures and delays while the work is being done, and are encouraged to slow down when traveling on these roads in the days following the work.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020/Number of views (0)
Structure Fire Lakewood Township

Structure Fire Lakewood Township

On 07/14/20 at 1:29 AM a structure fire of a three story single family residence was reported on the 5000 block of Lakeview Drive in Lakewood Township. Residents reported the house was struck by lightning around 1:20AM, then soon smelled smoke and saw flames coming from the eves on a corner of the roof. All residents were able to safely exit the house, no injuries were reported. The fire resulted in smoke damage, heavy water damage, and a portion of the roof burned. The cost of the damage has not been determined at this time. The Lakewood Fire Department responded and was assisted by Gnesen, Canosia, Rice Lake, Normanna, Fredenberg, Duluth, Hermantown, Clifton, Brimson, and the Air National Guard Fire Departments.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020/Number of views (0)
County resumes limited in-person services by appointment

County resumes limited in-person services by appointment

St. Louis County is adding select in-person services available by appointment beginning Monday, July 13. The County continues to recommend people access services using telephone, email, mail and online whenever possible, but is adding in-person appointments to assist citizens who may be having difficulty accessing county services remotely. County buildings remain closed to public, with the exception of the courthouses, which are open for court business only.
Monday, July 13, 2020/Number of views (0)
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