Author: Matt Suoja

Virginia murder suspect sentenced

Isham gets more than 30 years

The final person involved in a 2014 Virginia homicide was sentenced to 363 months in prison today. Anthony Isham, 45, of Nett Lake had previously pleaded guilty to intentional second-degree murder for his involvement in the stabbing death of 28-year-old Harley Jacka of Virginia. Fox 21 was told that Jacka was murdered after his girlfriend requested it be done. Categories:…

Emerald ash borer quarantine eyed for new area

Taking public comments until Jan. 15

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced Friday they want to expand an emerald ash borer quarantine in Northeastern Minnesota. The new zones would include portions of St. Louis and Carlton counties. Previously the MDA ordered an emergency quarantine for much of the St. Louis County area. The current expansion could include where Carlton and St. Louis County meet near Minnesota Highway…

Still time to get Christmas Tree

Trees for sale at Dan's Feed Bin

SUPERIOR, WI If you still need a real Christmas tree this year, you have some time left. Trees are still on sale throughout the community including at Dan’s Feed Bin in Superior where the Duluth Flower Farm has set up shop. The owner said that there’s more to a Christmas tree then meets the eye…it’s a tradition families carry on…

Mont du Lac set to open tomorrow

Millions of gallons of water used to make snow

SUPERIOR, WI Mont du Lac Ski Resort is set to open tomorrow with many of their runs available to the public. They have been making snow 24-7 in recent days using millions of gallons of water. The timing for the holiday season couldn’t come soon enough. “We are very excited,” said Mike O’Hara, Mont du Lac ski hill manager. “All…

Northern Waters celebrates one year anniversary

Struggle to gain customers

DULUTH, Minn. Duluth’s Northern Waters Smokehouse’s newer location on Woodland Avenue is getting close to celebrating its one year anniversary. The sit-down restaurant in the Mount Royal Shopping Center opened in February and continues to try and have the same success their Canal Park predecessor has. Management at the restaurant said they started out with a bang with a boom…

Prime rib popular choice for holiday meals

Ham also strong seller

SUPERIOR, WI. Superior Meats has been buzzing along over the last week and inundated with orders due to the upcoming holidays. Management at the store told Fox 21 that the top sellers are their double-smoked ham and prime rib. They have sold 6,800 pounds of the ham and 3,000 pounds of prime rib. Potato sausage is another popular item. What’s…

Hibbing murder suspect sentenced to 35 years

Had already pled guilty

A 19-year-old Hibbing man was sentenced today to 35 years in jail for second-degree murder. Dylan Gilbertson had previously entered a guilty plea for his connection to the death of 20-year-old Jaysen Greenwood of Hibbing. Greenwood’s body was found in an abandoned mine pit in Mountain Iron. He was stabbed and burned to death.     Categories: Crime Tags: hibbing…