Cromwell-Wright junior guard Taya Hakamaki announced her commitment to play basketball at Minnesota Duluth via Twitter on Thursday, April 11.
Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Hermantown, raised more than a quarter-million dollars in campaign funds during the first quarter of 2019, according to an email from his campaign staff. The Pete Stauber for Congress Volunteer Committee said it raised $277,488.63 in the quarter from January through March. The committee has until Monday to file their figures with the Federal Election Commission.
Below are closings and delays from around the Northland for Friday, April 12. To submit your closing or delay, email email@example.com .
Snow continues to fall across the Northland on Friday, a day after heavy, wet snow and strong winds battered the area.
Below are closings and delays from around the Northland for Thursday, April 11.
Snow flurries of snow began falling in Duluth at about 12:45 p.m. Thursday. Despite the long-predicted megastorm's slow arrival to the Northland, the National Weather Service in Duluth maintains heavy snowfall is still coming. Fierce northeast winds off Lake Superior were gusting to 50 mph this morning at Duluth International Airport and 63 mph on the Blatnik Bridge at 8:30 a.m. Shoreline flooding is possible in Duluth's' Canal Park and other areas. Downed tree limbs and power lines are being reported throughout the Northland.
A Level 3 predatory offender convicted in 2011 of assaulting and threatening to kill his wife and two witnesses to the incident will live in Cloquet after being released Wednesday. Steven James Hayes, 33, has completed his sentence and will reside in the vicinity of Big Lake Road and Allen Street.
One person was injured after fire broke out Sunday afternoon in a Cloquet apartment building. Crews from the Cloquet Area Fire District responded to the fire in the 500 block of Fourth Street at about 2:30 p.m., according to Fire Chief Kevin Schroeder. The building was evacuated, but the fire was contained to a single apartment. Crews entered the building and rescued its lone occupant, who was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Power was out across much of Cloquet as of 12:45 p.m. Sunday after a transformer failed, police said. The blown transformer was in the area of Fifth Street and Avenue F, Cloquet police said in a news release. Power lines were down, and police asked people to avoid the area. The company’s online outage map showed much of the city being affected, with more than 3,000 customers without power.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is hosting a free seminar aimed at non-tribal members to better explain the treaty rights tribal members use to hunt, fish and gather across much of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.