A leaked email has raised new questions about how state and federal regulators handled a major permit for the PolyMet mine. The e-mail from a top MPCA official asked EPA officials not to file written comments during a public comment period.
Shoes will be collected at Toyota dealerships in Duluth, Superior, Virginia, and Ashland during business hours until June 24th, the end of Grandma's Marathon weekend. All shoes collected will go to the Goodwill of Duluth.
Authorities say there does not appear to have been any foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area on Thursday afternoon. The age and name of the person who died have not been released.
The Foster Grandparent Program of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin is in jeopardy with no sponsor in place to support the program. The longtime sponsor Catholic Community Services announced in May that it will no longer extend its sponsorship.
A teenager has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing a man he mistook for a rival gang member on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 18-year-old Michael Whitefeather pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Anthony Wells.
Ontario police are investigating the death of a teen whose body was found in Lake Superior. 14-year-old Adam Spade was reported missing on Thursday from the Fort William First Nation and was found in the lake near the First Nation on Saturday.
A Cloquet city official confirms to WDIO News that Cloquet Police Department Detective Scott Holman has been terminated. The reason for the termination is not yet available as Reeves says it is a "personnel matter."