Duluth News Tribune
DULUTH, Minn. -- A 24-year-old woman found on a Duluth roadside last week with severe burns had set herself on fire, authorities said Wednesday. The Duluth Police Department reported that its investigation concluded that Jaclyn Arnold’s injuries were “self-inflicted.” Officials earlier said they were treating it as a criminal incident pending further investigation.
DULUTH, Minn. -- The mother of the 24-year-old Duluth woman found severely burned in the city's Fond du Lac neighborhood last Thursday told a Twin Cities television station that her daughter "did really well," during the first of what are expected to be many surgeries to come. "My little girl's not done," Laura Pleban told WCCO-TV in its report Monday night, Oct. 23. "I mean, she has so much more to give. She was just getting going."
A masked bandit quickly realized it was in over its head in Duluth earlier this week — and police officers came to the rescue. This contortionist raccoon ended up bottoms-up in a sewer grate in the East Hillside neighborhood, but Duluth police officers and public works personnel were able to free the animal from its awkward predicament.
The Duluth Police Department on Tuesday asked for the public's help in identifying at least two individuals allegedly involved in the theft of three deer stands from an area near Observation Road. The suspects were captured on trail cameras in the area. The stands were stolen on Sept. 11, but reported to police on Oct. 5 because that was the first time the hunter had gone back to check the trail cams.
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — Authorities are investigating the weekend death of a 42-year-old New Hope, Minn., man, who surfaced in distress during a shipwreck dive only to go underwater and later be located unresponsive on the bottom of Lake Superior.
As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the state supreme court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature to work together, so be it. At least they'll be working together. Forced compromise is still compromise.
A 14-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff at Palisade Head, located along the shore of Lake Superior northeast of Silver Bay. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received word of the incident shortly after 1 p.m. A sheriff’s report said the girl was visiting the North Shore landmark with friends when she accidentally fell.
As good as dead just a month and a half ago — or so it seemed — a federal program that actually has been making real progress in finally cleaning up the St. Louis River and other heavily polluted "areas of concern" around the Great Lakes has new life.
If it wasn't for the copper-nickel mine that could result in the end, even the most hardened PolyMet opponent could find something to cheer in the proposed land exchange between the federal government and the mining company.
The drumbeat of speculation that the Russians somehow hacked, disrupted, or even altered the U.S. presidential election culminated in recommendations last week to prevent what only may have happened from ever happening again. As odd as that sentence may sound, its stated goal may be even more baffling in states like Minnesota where election tampering just isn't an issue.