The Virginia Fire Department was awarded more than $734,000 to spearhead the Northland's first Urban Search and Rescue Team, which specializes in building collapses. It will be multi-departmental and include medical personnel.
The Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments today about a new trial for a Northland beheading case. The public defender's office says that untrustworthy witness testimony should grant a new trial for Joseph Thoresen.
This academic year, Hibbing Public School District has secured their entrances in order to enhance security. The originally 2 year project was fast-tracked over the Summer after the Parkland tragedy in February.