ZOEE is a 3½-year-old black and white Labrador mix who is available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Zoee is a sweet girl who enjoys throwing her toys around when she's playing. She loves spending time with her favorite people and would do well in a calmer home with less hustle and bustle.
Today Duluth entry Morning: American Integrity arriving to load coal. Walter J. McCarthy Jr. arriving to load coal. Evening: American Integrity departing with coal. Herbert C. Jackson arriving to discharge limestone. Superior Overnight : Stewart J. Cort departing with iron ore pellets.
June 27, 1977 Elisabeth Congdon and her night nurse Velma Pietila were found dead early today in the Congdon mansion, 3300 London Road. Duluth Police Detective Inspector Ernest Grams said Congdon was smothered in her bed and Pietila died of head injuries. Dave Hicks served notice yesterday that he'll be a major force on this summer's amateur golf circuit. The Duluth construction worker won his third victory in four tournament starts this season with a two-stroke win in the Reidar Lund Memorial Skyline golf tournament.
After a pair of low-scoring games Sunday in Eau Claire between the Express and Duluth Huskies, the teams shifted to Wade Stadium on Monday, and promptly combined to score 16 runs on 24 hits. Unfortunately for the home team, Eau Claire had 15 of those hits while holding off the late-charging Huskies for a 9-7 Northwoods League victory in front of 1,099 fans.
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District passed a new ordinance Monday requiring all municipalities it serves for sewage service to pass new rules on sump pumps and lateral lines. The rules will require that sump pumps and foundation drains be certified as not connected to the sewage system before any home or business is sold. The new rules also call for cities and townships to inspect lateral sewer lines between homes and street sewers to make sure the lines don’t leak rainwater into the sewage system.
Damage to four motor vehicles in Hermantown on Wednesday was caused by bullets, Hermantown police said. On Monday, police said bullet fragments were removed from three of the four vehicles that were damaged near the intersection of Hermantown and Midway roads. The caliber of the bullets and the type of firearm used to cause the damage have not been determined, police said. It’s believed to have been a random act and an isolated incident, police said.
One person was killed in an ATV crash early on Saturday morning in Pine County. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the crash was reported at 3:30 a.m. on Michaelson Road in Finlayson. A man identified as the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital.
An Oulu man faces a felony charge of reckless endangerment following a confrontation late on Friday night in a Brule bar. Sean Michael Pierce, 45, also faces four misdemeanor charges, including intentionally pointing a firearm at a person and resisting or obstructing an officer, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Sheriff’s Office:
DONATIONS • Fond-du-Luth Casino Player's Club members donate Player's Club points to benefit local non-profits. In 2016, Fond-du-Luth raised $1,792 for Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency; $594 for Senior Connection; $1,895 for American Cancer Society; $2,418 for Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans; 1,486 for Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth' $1,198 for Toyland Express; and $1,017 for Salvation Army. They also collected more than 10,000 pairs of socks during their seventh annual sock drive.