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Woman burned while trying to put out pit fire in rural Itasca County

October 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A burning pit fire got out of control Tuesday in rural Itasca County and a woman’s effort to put it out caused severe burns to her arms and legs, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday.
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Utilities commission OKs permit for Itasca County power plant

August 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Opponents including the Sierra Club and a citizens’ activist group argued that the permits should not be approved for the revised project without further review. Continue Reading

Bigfork man charged with firing gun in hunting dispute

October 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Itasca County Attorney John Muhar said Dennis Morris Taylor is charged with discharging a gun close enough to another man to cause burns in the other man’s neck. Continue Reading

Cravaack meets polite crowd in Deer River

August 9, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

After imploring the approximately 200 people in the audience to be polite and not heckle each other, Cravaack gave what he said was a brand new 20-minute presentation about the state of the federal government’s budget before taking questions. Continue Reading

Body found in Itasca County lake

July 28, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Authorities have recovered the body of an apparent drowning victim in Itasca County.
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Itasca County drowning victim recovered

July 28, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

The body of Mark Daniel Scott, 56, of Burnsville, Minn., was recovered about 8 p.m. Wednesday by the Itasca County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team. Continue Reading

Itasca County man dies in motorcyle accident

July 21, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 3:27 p.m. Wednesday of an accident about a mile off U.S. Highway 65 on Itasca County Road 74 east of Grand Rapids. Continue Reading

St. Louis ranks among worst in state for alcohol-related traffic deaths

November 22, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety will be dishing up extra servings of DWI enforcement on Thanksgiving Eve.
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Itasca County officials seek info on missing man

October 15, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Perry Lee Pine reportedly frequents the areas of Cass Lake, Duluth, Cloquet and Prairie Island, Minn. Anyone with information about Pine’s whereabouts is asked to call the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office at (218) 326-3477 or (800) 458-8732. Continue Reading

Bill would cut red tape for fishing guides

September 30, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Under current law, any boat operator who obtains a U.S. Coast Guard certification to transport passengers must obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card. Continue Reading