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Boat accident on Crane Lake injures three

Boat accident on Crane Lake injures three

The group had been boating in the dark when they struck a rock point. They were able to make it back to the marina on their own, then were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Alcohol is considered a factor in the accident.

Monday, July 31, 2017/Number of views (0)
Man injured after rolling his ATV on steep hill

Man injured after rolling his ATV on steep hill

A 21-year-old man from Cotton had to be airlifted to a Duluth hospital following an ATV accident on an off-road trail in Alborn Township. Deputies say the man was not wearing a helmet and alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

Monday, July 31, 2017/Number of views (0)
Flag disposal boxes now offered at two County buildings

Flag disposal boxes now offered at two County buildings

St. Louis County has installed flag disposal boxes at the Courthouse in Duluth, and the Hibbing Annex building (outside the Veterans Service Office) for people to discard old and and tattered flags. County Veterans Service staff will then provide proper disposal in accordance with etiquette rules of the U.S. Flag Code.

Friday, July 28, 2017/Number of views (0)
County installs remote road condition sensors for better winter storm response

County installs remote road condition sensors for better winter storm response

Public Works will have a new tool to help them respond more quickly and effectively during winter storms. Roadway Weather Information Systems have been installed at five locations, which can detect the presence of snow/ice and send automatic alerts to road crews when dangerous conditions are present.

Thursday, July 27, 2017/Number of views (0)
House fire in Rice Lake considered suspicious

House fire in Rice Lake considered suspicious

No one was home at the time, and deputies were able to put out the fire with an extinguisher before fire crews arrived. The cause of the fire remains under investigation but is considered suspicious. 

Thursday, July 27, 2017/Number of views (0)
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