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Patterson Applied for a job in Superior day Closs Escaped

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The man suspected of abducting Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs and killer her parents applied for a job at Saratoga Liquor Company in Superior the day Closs escaped from captivity.


Here’s The Most Expensive Steak Dinners I Could Find in Duluth / Superior

I love a good steak. They are worth every penny if prepared right. My personal favorite cut of steak is the porterhouse. Filet Mignon is good too, and who can pass up a juicy rib eye. I did some research and did my best to find the most expensive steak dinners in the Twin Ports.


Sheriff: 1 Dead After SUV Breaks Through Ice On Wisconsin Lake

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say one person has died after an SUV broke through the ice on a western Wisconsin lake. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says authorities received a 911 call shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle that had gone through the ice on Balsam Lake, abou


Plane makes emergency landing in Wisconsin, pilot injured

SCOTT, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say the pilot of a small plane was injured after making an emergency landing in northeast Wisconsin. The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says it happened at about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the town of Scott. Authorities say the pilot called 911 when his 1959 Piper Cub los


Jayme Closs Suspect Called Himself an 'Honest Guy' On Resume

The suspect in the Jayme Closs case reportedly applied for a job the same day she escaped, calling himself an "honest guy." According to reports, Jake Patterson applied for a job at Saratoga Liquor Co. in Superior, Wisconsin, on January 10. He was applying for a night position at the company's wareh


6th Graders Perform Concert at Superior Middle School

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Music filled Superior Middle School for a sixth grade band performance. The middle schoolers played twelve songs in front of their families and friends. The music ranged from Christmas songs to American classics like “Skip to My Lou.”


Motel Unit Destroyed In Superior Fire

SUPERIOR, WI (KDAL) - The Superior Fire Department was called to a structure fire at the Manning Motel at 3208 Belknap Street around 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon. They found one of the motel units fully involved in fire when they arrived and were able to contain and extinguish the blaze.


Blaine man dies as vehicle goes through ice on Balsam Lake in Wisconsin

The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as David Maki, 63, of Blaine, Minnesota. A man died when the vehicle he was driving went through the ice on Balsam Lake in western Wisconsin on Thursday.


Duluth to close Bayfront Family Center and Rink Saturday due to weather

DULUTH,MN — The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation division will temporarily be closing Bayfront Park’s Family Center and ice rink this weekend. Due to predicted extreme freezing temperatures and dangerous wind chills, the area will be closed on Saturday, January 19th.


Duluth Pack Unveils New Products Thanks to Customer Feedback

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Pack, a brand known for handcrafted outdoor gear made in the U.S.A since 1882, is kicking off the 2019 year with new canvas material options. The locally based Made in America company is transparent in sharing how they receive ideas and growing selection of products from their


Duluth School Board Pays Out $55,000 to Citizen Watchdog

Schools exist to disseminate knowledge and information, right? Apparently the Duluth School Board didn’t get the lesson plan. This week the board of Minnesota’s 22nd largest district by enrollment reached a settlement with a former board member turned citizen watchdog who’d sought information on Dul


Long-Term Residents at Superior Manning Motel Displaced Following Fire

The Superior Fire Department says a fire has displaced some residents at the Manning Motel. Fire crews responded around 2:32 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a fire at the Manning Motel on Belknap Street. They arrived to find one unit fully engulfed. Crews were able to extinguish the fire which was con


Wisconsin Man Believed To Be Responsible For Local Burglaries As Well As Many More Across Iowa And Minnesota

After burglaries in Templeton and Dedham Wednesday night, a suspect, 43-year-old Eric Todd Hall of Wisconsin, was spotted at Prairie Meadows Casino in Altoona by an off-duty Guthrie County Deputy. The deputy contacted Polk County authorities, who responded and arrested Hall, who initially resisted.


The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is Back

DULUTH, Minn.- Mushers from all over the United States and Canada are gearing up for the 35th annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, next Sunday. The full marathon will start at Billy’s bar in Duluth and end in Grand Portage.


Man dies in Duluth YMCA hot tub

Duluth, MN (Learfield) - Authorities do not suspect foul play in the death of man found in a hot tub at a Duluth YMCA. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Joseph Robbins was fully submerged and unresponsive Wednesday in a hot tub in the pool area. A lifeguard removed Robbins from


Keep Your House Warm this Winter by Checking Your Furnace

SUPERIOR, Wisc.- On a very cold day no one wants to return to a freezing home due to a broken furnace. Experts recommend homeowners take a few precautionary steps such as checking vents outside of your home, replacing air filters, and keeping good batteries in your thermostat.


Two Wisconsin women injured in snowmobile crash

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - On Friday, Marquette County Sheriffs were dispatched to a single snowmobile accident in Negaunee Township. The crash happened on Trail 14 approximately 5 miles east of County Rd. 510.


Duluth Warming Center to open Friday, coalition calls for change to opening criteria

DULUTH, MN–With temperatures expected to dip well below zero Friday, Duluth’s Warming Center will open its doors for the second time. City officials said the center’s debut went smoothly Thursday night, and they estimated about a half dozen people in need used its services.


The Children’s Place at Miller Hill Mall is Closing

DULUTH, Minn. – The Children’s Place at the Miller Hill Mall is closing by the end of January. According to a sign in the store, the children’s clothing store will close its doors on January 27, 2019.


Film To Document Search For Wisconsin Woman 23 Years After Her Disappearance

SIREN, Wis. (WCCO) — The story of Jayme Closs is giving hope to other families with missing children in Wisconsin. Sara Bushland, 15, was last seen getting off her school bus in Siren 23 years ago.