The hit caused Meyers vehicle to slide into the oncoming traffic. Thomas Eugene Anthony of New Brighton, Minn., swerved to avoid Meyer's vehicle. Anthony lost control of his vehicle and bounced off of a tree before coming to a stop in Coffee Lake.
New Medicare cards will be arriving in the mail the first week of June. The new cards have a big change: The owner's Social Security number will not be printed on them. Instead, there will be a different random number and letter sequence on each card to help protect them from theft.
"We get several complaints from residents every year and requests for extra patrol," Carlton County Sergeant Doug Rotta said. The car reportedly gained speed before hitting the railroad crossing in an attempt to "get air." The car landed on the other side of the road, bottoming out and hitting a maple tree on the south side of the road. The car then flipped back upright and landed in the middle of the dirt road.
In honor of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, CMH nurses enjoyed a lighthearted contest. The mastermind of the event, registered nurse Deb Kucera, purchased several Barbie dolls. With the help of nurse Karen Schwinn, the Barbies received makeovers in the likeness of male and female nurses at CMH, both in appearance and clothing style.
Cloquet Junior, Sierah Watkins enjoys the sport, much to the surprise of her friends. "They say you don't seem like the type of person to shoot trap," Watkins said with a laugh. Like the majority of students, Watkins also enjoys hunting. She accompanies her boyfriend's family deer and pheasant hunting. Watkins encourages girls to give the sport a shot. "It's different," Watkins said. "It's not just a man's sport."
> Matlock addressed the Carlton County Board of Commissioners during the regular meeting Tuesday morning. He informed the board a few area lakes have seen a spike in E.coli, but that could be caused by the influx of fowl in the areas. "'One Watershed, One Plan' is a very important aspect and I thank you for your support of that," Matlack said to the commissioners. Wild rice waters programs have been successful.
Montano is charged with murder in the first degree, attempted murder in the first degree and assault in the second degree. As the attorney asked Montano if he understood the charges, he nodded in affirmation. The 32-year-old Bayfield, Wis., man was assaulted in jail by fellow inmates Stephen Smith and Lance Houle, according to Carlton County Attorney Thomas Pertler. He said charges against the two men had been filed. <
Minnesota Department of Transportation spent several years studying the problem crossing area to find a solution. It looked at constructing an overpass, but it would've cost four times the amount as the roundabout and deadly T-bone accidents would still be a possibility.
> DeLeon crashed through the windshield of the car and died at the scene. A sheet was placed over her body, splayed on the hood of the car, her long hair covering her face. After the other victims were removed, DeLeon was placed in a body bag and firefighters moved her into the back of a hearse brought in by Atkins Funeral Home to give the students a realistic visual. "It gave me a good perspective of what it would be like," DeLeon said. "I could hear the voices fading and my cousin screaming. It was a different perspective and an eye-opener."
Steve Schmidt was checking to see if the ice was off the St. Louis River yet April 24 when he realized something was amiss. Then he noticed the pier — or old bridge support — standing in the middle of the river was gone. What many called a large rock or diving block between Dunlap Island and Sunnyside has been a part of the landscape for decades. Teenagers have swam out to the rectangular formation jutting out of the river and dove off for many generations.