St. Louis County Sherriff’s Rescue Squad

90-Year-Old Proctor Man Surprised with Community Birthday Parade

The whole community helped David Frear celebrate the first birthday without his wife of 62 years.

PROCTOR, Minn.- The Coronavirus pandemic has proven that there are more ways than just parties to celebrate important birthdays, like David Frear’s milestone 90th Birthday Parade. “It’s really, really exciting. I really like it,” Frear said as cars honked by. After having to cancel a surprise party, Frear’s family still wanted to make his 90th one to remember. “When I…

Update: One Dead in Lake Superior Water Emergency

Two men rescued, all three were employees of Roen Salvage of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

DULUTH, Minn. – One person is dead and two others are lucky to be alive after their boat capsized into the frigid waters of Lake Superior at the end of Park Point during Monday’s Red Flag warning. According to St. Louis County Undersheriff Dave Phillips, the men were believed to be working in the harbor as part of a dredging…

50-Year-Old Male Dead After Incident Involving Skidsteer Tractor

The Incident Happened Sunday, July 21 Around 8:00 p.m. in rural Cook, Minnesota

MORCOM TOWNSHIP, Minn. – An evening of yard work turned tragic for a 50-year-old male in rural Cook, Minnesota over the weekend. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office received the call for help around 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 21. When authorities arrived to the scene located in the 8700 Block of Highway 5 in Morcom Township (North of the Side…