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The Duluth Police Department said two men robbed the Dollar Tree store, 326 E. Central Entrance, just after 9 p.m. on March 21.
CHICAGO — There was not one last magical ending left for Minnesota Duluth. The University of Denver held off a frantic third-period charge to beat Minnesota Duluth 3-2 in the NCAA Frozen Four national championship game Saturday night in Chicago's United Center. Denver sophomore forward Jarid Lukosevicius tallied a hat trick in the second period and goaltender Tanner Jaillet, who won the Mike Richter Award as college hockey's best netminder a day earlier, stopped 38 shots, including 16 in the third period alone.
A traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display in Superior this summer. Halvor Lines hosts "The Wall That Heals" July 20-22. It is a smaller version of the memorial in the nation's capital, which is one of the most-visited — with more than 5.6 million visitors annually. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the wall in Washington in 1982, reports that despite the great number of visitors, many people who wish to pay their respects at the memorial have been unable to.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — An 87-year-old man has died after his vehicle struck a semi Tuesday, April 4, near Thief River Falls. Arvin Ernest Dahl of Middle River, Minn., died from injuries he received from the crash on U.S. Highway 59 about 2 mile north of Thief River Falls. He was driving a 2011 Buick Lucerne west on 190th Street Northeast when he failed to yield to David Mark Loe, a 62-year-old from Browerville, Minn., who was northbound on Highway 59 in a 2010 Mack Tractor. Dahl struck the semi.
DULUTH, Minn.—The first oceangoing vessel to reach Duluth this shipping season was celebrated Monday with the traditional ceremony to mark the milestone. The Lake Ontario took on a load of wheat at Riverland Ag/Duluth Storage on Rice's Point on Monday, after officially passing beneath the Aerial Lift Bridge on Sunday evening. Dignitaries including Duluth Mayor Emily Larson gathered aboard the ship on Monday for the ceremony, presenting the crew with several gifts.
A toddler reported missing early Tuesday has been found safe after his father and another man allegedly abducted him and stabbed the boy's mother. In a message on its Twitter page, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said 2-year-old Harlen Hulbert is safe after he was abducted at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, from a home in south Minneapolis.
DULUTH, Minn.—Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan opened up about his Northland roots — a little — in a wide-ranging, lengthy interview posted to his website this week. Dylan — born in Duluth, raised in Hibbing and recipient of last year's Nobel Prize in Literature — spoke with music journalist Bill Flanagan ahead of the March 31 release of "Triplicate," a three-disc album of Dylan covering 30 standards.
CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. — Four juveniles suffered minor injuries after allegedly stealing a vehicle Tuesday in Fort Thompson and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase. A 13-year-old girl, driving a 2006 Chevrolet SUV, allegedly eluded police until the vehicle vaulted off an exit ramp, causing minor injuries for herself, a 14-year-old girl and two 10-year-old male passengers, according to Chamberlain Police Chief Joe Hutmacher.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Minnesota officials have revoked the license of a home day care in Brainerd after a 3-year-old wandered away and was not reported missing for an hour. The Minnesota Department of Human Services revoked the license of Susan Caird after finding her responsible for child neglect in the incident. Caird is the owner of Krafty Kids Kare, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State.
MCGREGOR, Minn. — A 59-year-old McGregor man died after the ATV he was operating broke through ice on the Sandy River Flowage in Aitkin County. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office reported that Kevin Lee Futhey died Friday night, March 10, at North Memorial Medical Center after he was airlifted to the Twin Cities-area hospital.