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Missing  boater rescued from island on Lake Vermilion

Missing boater rescued from island on Lake Vermilion

An overnight search ended with the safe rescue of an Illinois man who'd been reported missing after failing to return to a lodge on Lake Vermilion. Members of the volunteer Rescue Squad found the man on Hoyt Island and transported him for a medical evaluation.

Monday, June 19, 2017/Number of views (0)
Accident in Midway Township injures two

Accident in Midway Township injures two

The driver and passenger of one vehicle were injured following an accident with another vehichle at the intersection of Lindahl and Stark Roads. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

Thursday, June 15, 2017/Number of views (0)
Man injured after jumping into "The Deeps" in Lester River

Man injured after jumping into "The Deeps" in Lester River

The 22-year-old struck his head on a rock and lost conciousness. Friends were able to pull him to safety. The Sheriff's Office reminds people to use caution when jumping into area lakes and rivers.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Number of views (0)
Deputies and firefighters respond to Lake Superior water emergency

Deputies and firefighters respond to Lake Superior water emergency

A boat on Lake Superior ran into trouble when it ran out of gas. The boat's occupants were able to push it to another boat, which towed it to safety.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Number of views (0)
Fire destroys large shed in Lakewood Township

Fire destroys large shed in Lakewood Township

No people or livestock were injured, but the structure and all equipment stored inside it were destroyed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Number of views (0)
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