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Construction of "J-Turn" in Twig begins Monday

Construction of "J-Turn" in Twig begins Monday

Construction begins Monday to create a J-Turn at the intersection of U.S Highway 53 and Industrial Road (County State Aid Highway 7) in Twig. The work will cause lane closures at times for motorists on Highway 53, as the intersection is reconfigured.
Friday, August 9, 2019/Number of views (0)
A structure fire causes the total loss of a home on Briar Lake Drive West

A structure fire causes the total loss of a home on Briar Lake Drive West

On 8/6/2019 at approximately 2:59AM, The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, North Star Fire Department, Canosia Fire Department, Gnesen Fire Department, Lakewood Fire Department, Clifton Fire Department, Normanna Fire Department, Pequaywan Fire Department, Rice Lake Fire Department, Two Harbors Fire Department, and Air National Guard Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 7795 Briar Lake Drive West. The fire consumed a three level house on Briar Lake causing a total loss of the home. No occupants were in the house when the fire occurred. The fire was discovered by a nearby neighbor who called 911. No injuries were caused by the fire. The cause of the fire does not appear to be of a suspicious nature but remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and the MN State Fire Marshal.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019/Number of views (0)
Missing Person: Priscilla Joy Sohm

Missing Person: Priscilla Joy Sohm

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with locating PRISCILLA JOY SOHM, a 25 year old Native American female who left the At Home Living group home facility in Canosia Township on July 21st, 2019. SOHM has a history of leaving the home without permission and was recently missing for approximately one month in May 2019, before being located in Superior, WI. SOHM is described as having black hair, brown eyes, approximately 5’8”, and weighing 150 pounds.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019/Number of views (0)
MN Sheriffs' Association announces scholarship opportunity for law enforcement students

MN Sheriffs' Association announces scholarship opportunity for law enforcement students

The Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) is again offering scholarships to law enforcement students, and St. Louis County Sheriff Ross Litman encourages students in this area to apply. The MSA Board of Directors will award up to 15 scholarships worth $600 each to students across the state who are seeking careers in law enforcement. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019/Number of views (0)
Traffic signal work to temporarily close 2nd Street in Proctor

Traffic signal work to temporarily close 2nd Street in Proctor

St. Louis County Public Works will be replacing the traffic signal and making other changes to improve accessibility at the intersection of Highway 2 and 2nd Street in Proctor. As a result, there will be no access to or from 2nd Street on Highway 2 beginning Wednesday, August 7.

Detours will be marked. For traffic going westbound on 2nd Street, the detour will be on Pionk Drive. For eastbound traffic, the detour will be on 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue.

The closure is expected to last four weeks.

Monday, August 5, 2019/Number of views (0)
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