Duluth News Tribune
DULUTH, Minn. -- A 24-year-old woman found on a Duluth roadside last week with severe burns had set herself on fire, authorities said Wednesday. The Duluth Police Department reported that its investigation concluded that Jaclyn Arnold’s injuries were “self-inflicted.” Officials earlier said they were treating it as a criminal incident pending further investigation.
A masked bandit quickly realized it was in over its head in Duluth earlier this week — and police officers came to the rescue.
Debris-covered roads have prevented the large truck from traveling around the island, but it's serving as a fueling station for smaller trucks that are able to traverse the roads.
Authorities have identified a body found Tuesday as that of a missing Cloverland man. Fred Luostari, 52, was last heard from the evening of Sept. 28, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported. His body was found Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. in the woods about a half-mile from his residence. Foul play is not suspected, the Sheriff’s Office said. Investigators believe Luostari became disoriented while attempting to walk home through the woods after his car became stuck in the mud on property owned by his family.
Volunteers and search-and-rescue workers spent all day Monday searching for a Cloverland Township man who has been missing since Thursday.
Duluth police are investigating the report of a possible body found in a storm sewer along the Lakewalk.
Bailey Belisle, 14, of Somerset, Wis., died at a Duluth hospital after being airlifted from the scene at Palisade Head, about 5 miles northeast of Silver Bay along the Lake Superior shore.
Six people have been charged with trespassing after their protest Tuesday morning stopped work on a segment of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline construction in rural Douglas County. Dallon Wayne White, 33, of Cloquet; Alexander Emery Good-Cane-Milk, 23, of Nemo, S.D.; and Kyla L. Hassig, 25, of Cloquet, were charged Wednesday in Douglas County Circuit Court with one count of resisting an officer, disorderly conduct and trespass to land, all misdemeanors. The most serious charge, resisting an officer, carries a maximum sentence of 9 months in jail or a $10,000 fine.
Six people were arrested on trespassing charges Tuesday morning after their protest stopped work on a segment of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline construction in rural Douglas County. People identifying themselves as water protectors shut down heavy equipment operations for a third time in nine days near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, southwest of Superior. The protesters live-streamed video from the worksite on social media after sunrise and before the authorities arrived. The protests were calling for the removal of Line 3.
"Evidence strongly suggests the remains are (those of LePage), however, positive identification has not yet been determined," the sheriff's office reported in a news release.