Man Arrested After Chase In Stolen Squad Car

VIRGINIA, MN (CBS-3) – A Hibbing man has been arrested after stealing a St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputy’s squad car in Virginia Monday night and then leading deputies on a high speed chase. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department, a deputy left a squad, that was thought to...
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Hibbing Police K-9-Chase Crowned “Americas Top Dog”

After some tough competition, Hibbing Police K9 Chase and his handler Officer Joey Burns took home the title of Top Dog on the TV show of the same name last night. The town of Hibbing has shown it's support throughout every episode on the A&E Network and last night held a special screening at the Hibbing Memorial Arena for everyone to watch the series finale.
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Bois Forte looks to invest in mystery business

TOWER- Bois Forte leaders are asking Band members to weigh in with their opinions on investing approximately $4 million in a new business venture without telling them what the business is, using financial information that appears to have left out approximately $130,000 in payroll expenses. At a public meeting at...
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Suspect steals unlocked St. Louis County squad car, leads officers on miles-long chase

A deputy's squad car left unlocked while running was stolen late Monday, with the suspect leading officers on a miles-long chase in northern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s patrol squad was parked outside the county courthouse in Virginia around 10:20 p.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said. A deputy had left the vehicle running while "momentarily" entering the sheriff's office, but believed the doors were locked.
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Hibbing Police K-9 Chase Wins ‘America’s Top Dog’ Reality Show

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chase the police dog is the pride of Hibbing after winning a reality TV show. The Hibbing Police Department K-9, along with Officer Joey Burns, won this season’s “America’s Top Dog” on A&E. Burns made the announcement Wednesday on Chase’s Instagram page. (credit: k9_chasehpd/Instagram) Along with the bragging rights, Chase and Burns took home a $20,000 prize.   More On Longtime Activist KG Wilson Leaves Minneapolis After Death Of 6-Year-Old Granddaughter More Mask Mandates Reinstated Across Minnesota As Delta Variant Spreads ‘It Is Awesome’: At St. Paul’s Interact, Artists With Disabilities Are Excited To Create Together Again Vikings Reportedly Have Lowest Vaccination Rate In NFL
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Duluth Fire Stations Closed to the Public Effective Immediately

On Tuesday, August 3, the Duluth Fire Department made an announcement that continues a disturbing trend. Because of the increasing Delta variant threat and an increase in COVID positive cases in St. Louis County, the Duluth Fire Department announced that, effective immediately, they have closed all Duluth Fire Stations to the public.
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Businesses Respond to Mask Recommendations

DULUTH, Minn.– County health officials are recommending masks to be worn inside, despite vaccination status, due to a spike in the number of cases throughout Saint Louis County. “We’re just recommending, like the county is recommending, and my staff same thing, their choice at this point, and hopefully it wont...

City by City: Aitkin, Keewatin, Virginia

Aitkin, MN- Riverboat Days 2021 is almost here. Community members will gather in Downtown Aitkin August 6-8 as countless events are hosted, including the Parade of Decades. Live music, a beer garden, a craft show, a 5K, and more will also be happening. Aitkin's Riverboat Days celebration can be found here.

K9 Chase of Hibbing wins America’s Top Dog

HIBBING, MN -- America's Top Dog now hails from Hibbing!. After some tough competition, Hibbing Police K9 Chase and his handler Officer Joey Burns took home the title of Top Dog Tuesday night. The competition, which airs on the A&E network, features teams from across the country. The Hibbing community...
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Duluth man charged in second downtown shooting

A man arrested last week on attempted murder and assault charges stemming from a June shooting in downtown Duluth has since been accused of committing a similar crime in the same area earlier this year. A criminal complaint filed late last week alleges that Jason Lamont Burns, 36, of Duluth,...
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St. Louis County squad car theft leads to pursuit, arrest

A 21-year-old Hibbing man is accused of stealing a St. Louis County Sheriff's Office patrol squad car while it was parked Monday night outside the county courthouse in Virginia. A deputy had left the car running, thinking it was locked, while he went inside around 10 p.m., according to a...

Multiple Hibbing residents arrested in multi-agency drug investigation

Multiple Hibbing residents were arrested Saturday night after a multi-agency drug investigation, according to a Sunday morning news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. The release says authorities arrested five people around 8:00 Saturday night in connection with a month-long investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine on the...

Essentia Health requiring all employees to get COVID vaccine by Nov. 1

DULUTH, MN — Essentia Health will now require all staff members to be vaccinated against COVID as a condition of their employment. The hospital made the announcement Wednesday due to the “highly transmittable” delta variant in St. Louis County, and the new CDC guidance. Vaccination also will be required as...