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Judge upholds indictments in Duluth murder case

Three defendants will stand trial on first-degree murder charges in last year's fatal shooting of a Duluth college student. Sixth Judicial District Judge Mark Munger recently denied motions to dismiss the grand jury indictments against 22-year-old Deandre Demetrius Davenport, 19-year-old Noah Anthon

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 23:32:22

Superior abduction victim located, arrested

A man who was reportedly abducted from his Superior home has been located and taken into custody, authorities said Wednesday. The Superior Police Department reported that 35-year-old Charles E. Day was found at a residence in Duluth after authorities put out a request for public assistance in his re

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 20:32:33

Man abducted from his home in Superior

Authorities are searching for the victim and suspects in an early morning abduction in Superior. The Superior Police Department reported that 35-year-old Charles E. Day Jr. was kidnapped from his residence in the Homecroft Court trailer park at about 6 a.m. Tuesday. "The initial investigation indica

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 21:01:40

Superior man in custody following alleged kidnapping

A Superior man allegedly abducted from his home Tuesday morning was located in Duluth and is in custody for a felony warrant out of Washburn County, according to a news release by Superior Assistant Police Chief Matt Markon. Charles E. Day Jr., 35, of Superior was allegedly abducted from his home a

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 20:41:33

Duluth actor to guest on 'Law & Order: SVU'

It's Valeri Mudek's turn for what she refers to as a "rite of passage" for actors in New York City: The former Duluthian has a guest spot on an episode of "Law & Order: SVU," which airs Wednesday on NBC. "Everyone takes a turn," she said in a phone interview from her home in Brooklyn. "My number was

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 23:37:45

One injured after trailer breaks loose on Highway 53

One person was injured in a series of collisions on U.S. Highway 53 near Cotton on Wednesday morning, sparked when a trailer broke free from the vehicle towing it. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Chevrolet Silverado, pulling a trailer with two snowmobiles, was northbound on Highway 53 sou

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 22:25:19

Judge refuses to void charges in Duluth slaying of St. Paul police officer's son

DULUTH, Minn. - Three defendants will stand trial on first-degree murder charges in last year's fatal shooting of a Duluth college student who was the son of a St. Paul police officer. St. Louis County District Judge Mark Munger recently denied motions to dismiss the grand jury indictments against 2

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-21 03:26:32

Local View: Fosle a hypocrite, must resign

During a recent discussion on earned safe and sick time, Duluth City Council member Jay Fosle belittled a local resident who had come to a council meeting to tell her personal story and to demonstrate why she supports earned safe and sick time in the city of Duluth ("Duluth sick time policy placed o

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 21:05:57

Another Sign Of Spring, Gordy's Opens In Cloquet

Gordy's Hi-Hat (CBS-3) CLOQUET, MN (KDAL) - A tradition in the northland since 1960, Gordy's Hi-Hat Restaurant opens for the season on Tuesday. Now in the third generation, the Lundquist family continues to operate the iconic facility known for its onion rings and burgers. Doors open at 10 a-m Tu

KDAL610.COM - 2018-03-20 11:25:00

St. Patrick's Day DWI arrests increase statewide

More Minnesotans were arrested for drunken driving over St. Patrick's Day weekend than in recent years. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that it made a total of 370 arrests statewide for driving while intoxicated between 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Sunday. A total of 424 people were arrested for D


Washburn County warns of law enforcement impersonators

Superior Telegram Motorists have reported being pulled over by someone impersonating a law enforcement officer in Washburn County, according to Sheriff Terry Dryden. He posted a caution on the Washburn County Sheriff's Office Facebook page Monday to warn all drivers to watch for impersonators. The p

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 15:41:24

1918 FIRES: Fleeing from Cloquet

The day before the big fire, the air was blue with smoke. In fact, the smoke had been annoying for a day or two before, but on Saturday its density increased to such a degree that people began to comment on it. The daughter of one of my neighbors, a country school teacher, had been driven from her s


Hundreds of hours serving Superior

I am writing this letter to publicly endorse incumbent Keith Kern. I grew up up with Councilor Kern right here in Billings Park. He knows his own district very well, he knows his constituents, and he utilizes that when it comes to decision making. A few years back, Keith and I sat down and decided w

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 12:54:07

Earth Rider beer now in cans

Earth Rider beer is now available in 12-ounce cans, the Superior-based brewery announced last week. This will include its Superior Pale Ale, North Tower Stout, Precious Material Helles and Caribou Lake IPA, according to a news release. Earth Rider beer had been exclusively available on tap in local

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 17:50:35

1918 FIRES: For Cloquet, it all started at milepost 62

Today, milepost 62 along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway line west of Brookston is a mostly quiet place. A few cattails wave in the breeze below the simple sign with its plain metal numbers: 62. Train tracks and a mostly-plowed, but imperfect, access road cut a path through the woods. With


Forum on Opioids Held at South Ridge School

CULVER, Minn. - St. Louis County officials are continuing to battle the opioid epidemic in this region. At a program at South Ridge School in Culver, people learned how to administer Narcan to an overdose victim. They could also give unused prescription drugs to St. Louis County Sheriff deputies for


Update: Duluth movie theater evacuated

Marcus Duluth Cinema in Canal Park was evacuated Saturday afternoon due to an emergency. The Duluth Fire Department responded to the scene shortly before noon. According to the fire department, the cause of the evacuation "was a heating system water leak in need of cleanup. " Eyewitnesses could see


Duluth Man Avoids Prison Sentence Because of Cooperation

A Duluth man avoided a prison sentence on Friday, after attorneys and the judge agreed that his cooperation made a difference in a shooting case. Advertisement - Content Continues Below Nicholas Lamerand, 22, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of ammunition late last year. He and his atto


This next insect invasion is going to stink

But beware, Minnesota, you haven't smelled anything yet. Roll out the welcome mat for the next alien invader from afar, another unwelcome guest that arrived from Asia in packaging, probably in about 1996 near Allentown, Penn., and has been expanding across the continent ever since. Meet the brown ma


3 charged locally in federal drug case

A dozen people were indicted last week on federal charges for their alleged roles in heroin trafficking in the Twin Ports. U.S. Attorney Gregory Brooker said during a March 8 news conference that the network was responsible for bringing a near-constant supply of highly potent heroin into the city of