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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The teen who contracted a brain infection from an amoeba after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. Hunter Boutain, 14, was being treated at University of...
Local celebrity Florian Chmielewski hit quite an anniversary this year: 70 years of entertaining folks by playing his accordian. ... and he will celebrate at the end of this month at the Chmielewski 37th International Polka Festival May 29-31 at Grand Casino Hinckley. Advance tickets for the Florian Chmielewski 70th Anniversary Special and 37th International Polka Fest are available at www.grandcasinomn.com or through Ticketmaster, 1-800-745-3000. For more information on the event, contact Patty Chmielewski, email@example.com .
A Cloquet woman was sentenced Friday to three years in prison in connection with an attempted robbery of an Alexandria, S.D., gas station. Alissa Linnay Wakefield, 19, pleaded no contest...
ALEXANDRIA, S.D.—Two Cloquet women attempted to rob an Alexandria gas station Sunday afternoon, according to the Hanson County Sheriff's Office. Alissa Wakefield, 18, of Cloquet, Minn., was the woman who...
Two people were airlifted to a Duluth hospital Sunday following a single-vehicle rollover crash south of Floodwood.
A Cloquet woman accused of embezzling some $1 million while working at the Carlton County Transfer Station is expected to plead guilty at a hearing next month.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will play Sunday, the team announced on its website Monday. Peterson missed Sunday’s loss to New England after Peterson was indicted in...
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa informed the Environmental Protection Agency, the state and neighboring communities earlier this week of its intent to apply for elite Class I air quality status.
Carlton County was “really fortunate” during Monday night’s severe thunderstorms that moved through the entire northern Minnesota area, according to Emergency Management Director Brian Belich.
A Duluth man accused of burglaries and assault in St. Louis and Carlton counties will receive another competency evaluation, months after getting rehabilitation treatment at a state hospital.