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Man hospitalized after jet ski explodes on northern Minnesota lake

KINNEY, Minn. -- A 42-year-old man was hurt Saturday when a jet ski exploded on a northern Minnesota lake. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened shortly before 1 p.m. on a Lake Little 14 near Kinney, which is roughly 70 miles northwest of Duluth. Investigators say a man from Virginia, Minnesota, had just refueled a jet ski when he tried to start the engine about 20 feet from shore. As he turned the key, the engine compartment exploded.The man jumped off the jet ski, which started on fire. Officials say the man was wearing a life jacket. Emergency crews brought the man to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries were described as "non-life-threatening," believed to be due to the impact from the explosion and debris. 
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One Injured After Jet Ski Explodes

KINNEY, Minn. – One person is recovering from injuries after a jet ski exploded Saturday afternoon. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office got word of the accident around 12:47 p.m. July 2, 2022 on Lake Little 14. That is approximately 15 miles north of Kinney. An investigation determined...
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Hibbing man charged with murdering girlfriend

HIBBING, Minn. -- A Hibbing man faces second-degree murder charges after officers found his girlfriend dead in their apartment early Tuesday morning. Eric James Jarvis, 46, was charged in St. Louis County on Friday. He could face up to 40 years in prison if he is convicted. According to the...

Charges: Hibbing man left girlfriend to die after assault

HIBBING — A man allegedly admitted that he "probably fought" with his girlfriend, who was found dead in their Hibbing apartment early Tuesday. Eric James Jarvis, 46, reportedly told police that he could not recall the circumstances of how Kari Jo Petrich, 43, suffered a head injury that resulted in severe bruising and blood loss. But a criminal complaint suggests he struck the victim with a blunt object, leaving her on the floor for up to 24 hours while he cleaned up the crime scene.

Hibbing man charged with murder after girlfriend’s death

HIBBING, MN -- A Hibbing man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend’s death. Eric Jarvis, 46, is being held at the St. Louis County Jail and made his first court appearance Friday. He’s accused of killing Kari Jo Petrich, 44. According to Hibbing Police, they responded...

July 4 — A Grand Tradition

Another year has gone by and here it is – time to celebrate the Fourth of July again! Do you have your flags ready and maybe even some bunting? You maybe have hot dogs and watermelon ready to enjoy. Remember that on PBS-TV “A Capital Fourth” is broadcast from Washington D.C. Whatever you enjoy doing, have a grand time celebrating. Here on the Iron Range, honoring the founding of America has a long history. As the immigrants arrived here in the north country and worked...

Aurora's new splash pad grand opening

In aurora Minnesota a grand opening is bringing a new way to cool off in the summer. The Caring For Kids Community group has now opened their splash pad, a playground type area but with water extremities. The group is extremely proud that they were able to put it all...
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Hibbing police investigate suspicious death, 1 in custody

HIBBING, Minn. -- Police in Hibbing have determined a woman's death to be suspicious, and have taken her boyfriend into custody. Hibbing police received a call shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday about an unresponsive woman. When they arrived at the 3500 block of 9th Avenue West, the 43-year-old woman was dead.

Grand marshal Butch Ceglar "just loves living" in Aurora

AURORA — Anthony “Butch” Ceglar and wife Joanne live in the same house where he grew up and where his father Rudy Ceglar, son of Austrian immigrants Anton and Mary Ceglar, grew up, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Somebody asks Ceglar where he lives, and “Miller Location,” he answers. “That’s what I say,” the proud Slovenian said in a recent interview about being the 2022 grand marshal of the 5:30 p.m. July 3 Aurora parade. ...

Hibbing man charged with murder after domestic violence death

A Hibbing man faces a murder charge after the death of his girlfriend. Eric James Jarvis, 46, was arrested early Tuesday morning. First responders found the woman unresponsive and not breathing at the Meadowview Apartments. The complaint said police responded two times to 911 calls from that apartment, with both the defendant and the victim calling, in the day before.

Boyfriend jailed after woman found dead in Hibbing

A 46-year-old Minnesota is being held at the St. Louis County Jail pending murder charges for the death of his girlfriend. According to Hibbing Police Department, officers were and paramedics were sent to 3500 block of 9th AVe. W. on a report of a woman who was unresponsive and not breathing just before 1 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28. First responders pronounced the 43-year-old woman dead at the scene.

4 kayakers rescued after being stranded in northern Minnesota pit mine

CHISHOLM, Minn. -- Four kayakers were rescued Thursday afternoon in northern Minnesota after strong winds stranded them at the edge of a flooded pit mine. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the kayakers were at Redhead Mountain Bike Park in Chisholm, which is about 70 miles northwest of Duluth. Powerful winds created choppy conditions, and the kayakers beached their kayaks on the eastern edge of one of the pit mines in the area. The kayakers called 911, and a rescue team responded with a boat. None of the kayakers were hurt, although the sheriff's office noted that they might have suffered from "a little embarrassment." 

Eveleth Native Not Returning To Hit Reality Show Next Season

This is sad news for fans of Bravo's hit show Summer House: one of the main cast members will not be back for another season. Luke Gulbranson is stepping away from the show. In case you don't know much about the show, it is all about a group of tight-knit friends from New York City that spend every weekend in the summer in the Hamptons. Not only do they spend the weekend together but they share living quarters as well.

Four kayakers stranded, rescued in Chisholm park

Four kayakers were rescued Thursday after they were stranded at a park in Chisholm. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and Chisholm fire crews responded to a report of four stranded kayakers in Redhead Mountain Bike Park at around 1:20 p.m. The kayakers had been stranded...