Lake County

Making Railroad Crossings Safer

New Safety Measures Aim to Reduce Accidents

DULUTH, Minn.- Saint Louis County ranks in the top five counties in Minnesota for the number of crossing accidents reported each year. On Monday, the city and North Shore Scenic Railroad unveiled new measures to change that, at multiple spots around the community including at 45th and 47th Avenues East, McCulloch St., and Harbor Dr. City leaders gathered at the railroad…

Split Rock Lighthouse Celebrates 108th Birthday

Happy Birthday Split Rock Lighthouse

LAKE COUNTY, Minn.- Up the North Shore the Split Rock Lighthouse’s birthday is being celebrated but no candles are needed at this celebration the lighthouse will be lit up for the first time in a long time. The Split Rock Lighthouse is celebrating its 108th anniversary. Throughout the years the lighthouse has been a staple from serving ships to tourism.  From 7:30…

Search for Missing Woman Ends in Lake County, No Foul Play Suspected

Lake County Sheriff's Office Reports the Body of Missing Tawhna Jolee Pringle Found, No Foul Play Suspected

LAKE COUNTY, Minn. – Officials say the body of Tawhna Jolee Pringle, 30,  was located Tuesday, May 8 at approximately 11:00 a.m. According to authorities, Pringle was found roughly 100 feet off the Dunka River Road near Babbitt and approximately 2.2 miles from where officials found her vehicle on February 7, 2018. Officials say there does not appear to be foul…

Northland Uncovered: Lake County Courthouse

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – County courthouses are visited for necessity and oftentimes the history represented within the walls is overlooked. One courthouse in the Northland has been standing for over 100 years, but it wasn’t always that way. Two Harbors resident Mitchel Costley knows all about the Lake County Courthouse, “I grew up here, so I’ve been in and out…

14-Year-Old Dies After Fatal Fall off Palisade Head

The Girl Was With Friends When She Fell Over the Cliff

SILVER BAY, Minn. – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a fall from a cliff on the North Shore. Just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, the Sheriff’s Office received several 9-1-1 calls after a 14-year-old girl. identified as Bailey Belisle, fell from Palisade Head. The girl was with friends when she fell. After her fall, some bystanders rappelled…