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Settlement Reached in St. Louis County Snow Plow Drivers Strike

The announcement was made early Monday morning.

DULUTH, Minn. – According to Teamsters Local 320 Recording Secretary Erik Skoog, an agreement has been reached between public works employees and St. Louis County. The announcement was made early Monday morning on Skoog’s Facebook page. In a post, Skoog says, “After 15 hours of mediation, we reached an agreement that both parties can be proud of! Congrats Teamsters and…

Tractor Driver Dies After Landing in Pond

Family members attempted to rescue the driver, but couldn't locate him.

COOK, Minn. (AP) _ Sheriff’s officials say a man has died after the tractor he was driving fell into a pond in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office got a call Sunday night about a skid steer tractor that landed in a man-made pond. Family members attempted to rescue the driver, but couldn’t locate him. A rescue crew…

Duluth Man is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

The St. Louis County Attorney recommended a 20-year sentence as part of a plea deal.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A defendant accused of killing a man during a robbery in St. Louis County has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Darrel Mayhew earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Larry Watczak at his Duluth home last January. Prosecutors say Mayhew struck Watczak in the head with a bottle, took his…

Officers Shoot, Kill Motorcyclist Near Duluth After Chase

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office says 37-year-old Timothy Majchrzak was shot multiple times and died at the scene Saturday afternoon.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – A motorcyclist who allegedly fled from police in Hermantown was shot and killed by officers who also struck him with a squad car. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office says 37-year-old Timothy Majchrzak was shot multiple times and died at the scene Saturday afternoon. A gun was found near him, but authorities haven’t said whether he threatened officers….