District Court St. Louis County Aug. 3 Pariss D. Wright, 28, Duluth, domestic assault, fined $50 and 15 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including Domestic Abuse Batterer’s Intervention Program. Aug. 15
Debra Box, of Duluth, writes "I have been drawing since I was in sixth grade, now I am 53. I love to draw, especially animals. Tigers are one of my favorite cats. This one was done with Prisma color pencils in just three days."
Today Duluth entry Afternoon: Walter J. McCarthy Jr. departing with coal. Morning: H. Lee White arriving to discharge limestone shifting to load coal. Superior Overnight: American Mariner departing with iron ore pellets.
Duluth native Tabitha Kunst finished 12th after carding an even-par 72 in Wednesday's final round of the Minnesota Women's State Open at Deer Run Golf Club in Victoria. Kunst, a 2011 Duluth East graduate, began the day in a tie for 23rd place after shooting a 4-over 76 in the first round Tuesday. Kenzie Neisen, representing New Prague Golf Course, won the tournament for the second time in three years after shooting a 36-hole score of 7-under 137.
The Park Point Community Club has opened a donation account in the name of the father-daughter Lake Superior drowning victims from last week, said Kate Welch of US Bank on West Superior Street in downtown Duluth. The account will benefit the family of Ryan and Lillian Fuglie, who perished in a rip current in the lake off the beach on Park Point last Thursday.
The 63-year-old man who died Tuesday after falling down an elevator shaft at the Androy Hotel in Superior was a maintenance worker, authorities said Wednesday. The Superior Police Department said in a news release that it is classifying the death as accidental, and that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been made aware of the incident and will be conducting an investigation.
The Duluth Fire Department said Wednesday that the fourth suspicious fire in the past year at the same Lincoln Park home is likely arson. Fire officials said they were called to 3223 Vernon St. just after 8 p.m. Monday to a small fire at the house that was quickly extinguished after causing about $5,000 in damage.
A red flag warning for a high risk of rip currents is in effect for the Park Point beaches in Duluth through 10 a.m. Thursday, the Duluth Fire Department reported today. "This warning means that wind and wave conditions can support rip currents. Rip currents are life-threatening to anyone entering the water. Stay out of the water regardless of your swimming experience," the fire department reported. There are currently no lifeguards on the Park Point beaches; red flags are flying along the beach at several locations as a reminder about the dangerous swimming conditions.
District Court St. Louis County Aug. 4 Stephanie M. Quaderer, 34, Cloquet, gross-misdemeanor theft, 100 days in local confinement; display or represent another person’s identification as own, 90 days in local confinement. Aug. 11
Today Duluth Morning: Herbert C. Jackson departing. Walter J. McCarthy Jr. arriving to load coal. Superior Morning: Algoma Spirit arriving to load iron ore pellets. Stewart J. Cort arriving to load iron ore pellets. Two Harbors