HIBBING, Minn. — There was a lot of screaming on the St. Louis County Courthouse campus in Hibbing on Thursday morning, Jan. 11. A group of 22 that work either in the courthouse or the nearby county annex were learning that they just won the lottery. "I was upstairs in my office and I could hear these guys hollering downstairs," said Angie Baumchen, facilities manager.
HIBBING, Minn. — Just a couple hours after family and friends said their formal goodbyes at Brian Nelson’s funeral Tuesday, Hibbing police investigators put out a call for the public’s help. Nelson, 60, owner and operator of The Bottle Shop, was found murdered in his Hibbing residence near the liquor store at 2410 First Ave. around 4:45 p.m. Monday, July 10. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled his death as a homicide by “sharp force injuries,” according to Hibbing Police Investigator Jeff Adamich.