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Weekend News Roundup for January 21

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:24am
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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Travel to the ice caves is not safe. Wolves could be delisted again. There are invasive species in some imported rustic furniture and there’s plenty of shipping news on the Great Lakes…all this and more in the week’s news.

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Grand Marais women prepare for Haiti mission trip

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 11:06am
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Valita Bockovich and Gloria Johnson of Grand Marais have established a relationship with the people of the Fountain of Christ School in Haiti. They are preparing for a trip to Haiti, leaving the North Shore on January 29.

This is the second trip for both women and they share some of their thoughts on the experience and their upcoming trip in this interview with WTIP’s Rhonda Silence. 
 

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WTIP shares the latest Law Enforcement report

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 1:11am
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Winter grooming of bike trails at Pincushion under trial period

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 2:43pm
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The USDA Forest Service Gunflint Ranger District, in collaboration with the North Superior Ski & Run Club and the Superior Cycling Association have drafted a plan to allow grooming of single track mountain bike trails at Pincushion Mountain for a one-year trial period during this winter.  Grooming of the Pincushion single track bike trails during the trial period will allow for the use of fat tire bikes.

Pincushion is a favorite destination for visitors to the North Shore as well as local residents.  And while there is much enthusiasm and excitement about the prospect of winter fat biking on the single track bike trails at Pincushion, preserving the integrity of the cross country ski trails at Pincushion is paramount, according to the Forest Service.

A plan has been drafted outlining several standards for trail maintenance and rider etiquette designed to minimize the impact on existing skiing opportunities on the Pincushion Trail network.  Included in this plan are an inventory of single track bike trails that will be open to winter use, a grooming schedule and signage requirements.

The Forest Service notes that the success of the trial period is entirely dependent on fat tire biker compliance.  Fat tire bikes will only be permitted on single track trails with the exception of a portion of the East Overlook ski trail where dogs are also allowed.  Reports of fat bike use on any other ski trails could result in closing the single track bike trails to winter fat bike use, says the US Forest Service.

If the trial period is successful the Forest Service will consider an extension of this trial period for future years at Pincushion Mountain. 

For more information contact Cathy Quinn at the Gunflint Ranger Station at 218-387-3240.
 

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Rain-snow mix, 30 to 60 percent chance over weekend

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:38am
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Because of down telephone service, we’ve been unable to speak directly to the National Weather Service in Duluth. However we have been consulting their website.

The most recent forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

On Friday expect a slight chance of freezing rain between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday night, Rain and snow likely before 1a.m., then a chance of snow between 1 and 5 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow after 5. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday there’s a chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 5 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow after 5. Cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday night A chance of rain and snow before 7 p.m., then a chance of snow between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow after 10. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday. A chance of rain and snow before 8 in the morning, then a chance of rain between then and 4 p.m. A chance of rain and snow after 4. Cloudy, with a high near 39.

Sunday night there’s a slight chance of snow before 11p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow between 11 and midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32.

 

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911 and land-line telephone service down across most of county

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 8:53am
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From the WTIP News Desk (as of midnight, Thurs, 1/19):
 
Phone service, including 911, across the majority of Cook County is currently unavailable. CenturyLink, the phone service provider, is dispatching a repair crew to locate the problem and restore service as soon as possible.
 
In the event that anyone needs emergency assistance, they should go to the nearsest Fire Hall, as each hall is being staffed while 911 service is affected.  Click here to be directed to a website with area Fire Hall locations and information.

At approximately midnight today, Cook County Sheriff's Office Dispatch was notified via radio from Grand Portage Casino that surveillance was unable to contact 911 or the non-emergency Sheriff's Office number 218-387-3030. Upon further testing, it has been determined that only the Gunflint area and 663- exchange numbers (Schroeder, Lutsen, Tofte area), are currently able to call 911, and that all other areas of the County are not able to call 911 or make other landline calls. Cell phone to cell phone calls are functioning, but calls to landline phones are not working.

According to Sheriff Pat Eliasen, deputies are on duty patrolling the county and personnel have been sent to fire halls to be a physical and technological link to Dispatch and emergency services through the ARMER radio system.

It is unknown how long it will take to repair the damaged fiber and restore 911 and extended telephone service to the area.

County likely to allow parking on both sides in Middle Gunflint area during Beargrease

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:45am
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Update: From Cook County Administrator Jeff Cadwell about the parking situation:

“After consultation with the County Highway department and the Sheriff’s office we have recommended that the stipulation attached to the Joh BearGrease sled dog event permit regarding one side of the road parking be removed and that the event be conducted as it has been in the past.  We have asked event planners and organizers to be mindful and responsive to situations which may affect transportation or public safety concerns and they have assured us that they will do so.  County staff and event organizers will meet to debrief and begin planning for future events after the completion of the race.”

As of 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, there was no final decision on parking in the Middle Gunflint area with regard to the upcoming John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

But according to Cook County Administrator Jeff Cadwell, a decision is likely to be made no later than Thursday morning, and in all likelihood will result in allowing parking on both sides of the Gunflint Trail during the race.

The audio file posted below is what Cadwell told WTIP Wednesday morning regarding the parking situation.

There were a number of statements issued during the public comment period of Tuesday’s meeting of the Cook County Commissioners. The comments came from Beargrease organizers, participants and supporters. The statements from the public urged the board of commissioners to reverse their decision made Jan. 10 to allow parking on one side of the road during the Beargrease.

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Race starts on Sunday, Jan. 29, with the busiest day of traffic in the Middle Gunflint Trail expected to be Monday, Jan. 30.

Grand Marais Playhouse joins The Ghost Light Project

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 5:24pm
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The Ghost Light Project is a national initiative of community theaters across the United States. Inspired by a long-time theatrical tradition, an event is planned for theaters coast to coast on Thursday, January 19, the eve of the Presidential Inauguration.

The Grand Marais Playhouse is participating in the event. Rhonda Silence finds out more in this interview with Playhouse Artistic Director Sue Hennessy. 
 

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A great week for getting out and enjoy winter

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:24am
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This will be a great week to get out and enjoy January! Sunny skies, no snowfall and the best winter has to offer for sledding and skiing.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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Tait Lake focus of algae study for Minnesota agency

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 5:09am
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A research associate with UMD’s Natural Resources Research Institute is seeking to understand harmful algae blooms in Minnesota, including a lake in Cook County. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out more in this interview. 
 

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Weekend News Roundup for January 14

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:38am
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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Ciscos in Lake Superior, A new Superintendent at Grand Portage Monument. A move to take wolves off endangered list. Chemicals in our lakes and a near disaster for Lonnie Dupre …all this and more in the week’s news.

 

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CCHS Alpine teams take first at Moose Mountain Invite

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 6:20pm
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The Cook County Vikings hosted the Moose Mountain Invite at Lutsen Mountains on Thursday, January 12. The Alpine skiers were not bothered by the cold as the boys' and girls' teams both finished first. 

Rhonda Silence talks to Alpine Coach Charles Lamb about the meet. 

The next event for the Alpine team is the HIbbing Invite at Giants Ridge in Biwabik on Thursday, January 19. 

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Craig Hansen selected as superintendent of Grand Portage National Monument

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:53pm

Staff report

Craig Hansen, a 14-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been selected as the new superintendent of Grand Portage National Monument. He is currently superintendent of Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site in Stanton, North Dakota. Hansen begins his new assignment March 19, 2017.

Ask A Trooper

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:31pm

By Sgt. Neil Dickenson of the Minnesota State Patrol

Question: What should I do about my neighbor who snow blows the snow from his driveway into the street? I do not know who to report this to. This morning I nearly had an accident sliding down our street.

WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 8:47pm
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Cook County Law Enforcement Report
The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center in the last week. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers. 

 

January 9, 2017
1:10 a.m. Best Western Superior Inn, Grand Marais   Aston Martin car left in parking lot. Caller ok with it being there. Just thought it was odd. Thought it might be stolen or something.  
6:27 a.m. County Road 14,Colvill Party states a Subaru is parked at the Superior Hiking Trail in a bad location.   
7:31 a.m. Mile marker 90, Lutsen  Safe routes to school.  
8:28 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Picking prisoner in Wright Co for Cook County court.  
8:53 a.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, citation issued.  
9:23 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Assist the jail.  
9:55 a.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.  
10:03 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage Papers served.  
11:07 a.m. Bay Estates Drive, Grand Portage Parking complaint.  
11:42 a.m. Grand Portage  Lost wallet.  
2:35 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Received a permit to carry renewal application.   
8:03 p.m. 5th Ave, Grand Marais  Car stuck in a snow bank here at this location.   
8:26 p.m. Grand Marais   Attempt to pick up on warrant.  
9:22 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Transporting a male to home.   
10:55 p.m. Lutsen Resort Employee Housing Party wants to report an assault.  
January 10
5:02 a.m. Mile marker 99, Highway 61  Dead deer in the middle of the road, southbound lane.  
7:36 a.m. Cook County High School School patrol.  
7:50 a.m. Cook County High School   Safe routes to school.  
9:16 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party was in for fingerprinting.  
11:01 a.m. Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais  Welfare check on party requested.  
11:46 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to carry application.  
11:47 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to carry application.    
11:58 a.m. West Highway 61, Tofte  911 hang up. On callback stated it was a false alarm.  
12:47 p.m. East Highway 61  Traffic stop, warning given.  
1:00 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Inmate transport.  
3:02 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage Out with vehicle.  
4:07 p.m. Cook County Courthouse Report of threats made.  
4:53 p.m. County Road 6, Grand Marais Lost dog, Brittany orange and white female, goes by the name of Chloe   
5:03 p.m. Grand Marais  Party states her neighbor fell and hurt her leg.   
6:49 p.m. Island Road  No answer. Has dialed three times.   
7:43 p.m. Grand Portage   Party is acting weird. Party does not want person there.  
9:01 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Marais Someone was knocking at her door and when she got to the door no one was there.   
9:34 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Marais  Fire alarm. Smoke detector, false alarm.  
9:44 p.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Burglary alarm. Living room, clear.  
10:15 p.m. Grand Marais  Party is drunk and wandering around in parking lot.  
January 11
3:10 a.m. Oddz & Endz, Grand Marais Business check.  
3:21 a.m. Grand Portage  Report of a trespasser. Male arrested for trespassing.   
6:01 a.m. Grand Marais  CO monitor going off.   
7:24 a.m. Grand Portage  Party complaining of dizziness   
8:07 a.m. Cook County High School School patrol.  
10:03 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to carry application.   
10:12 a.m. Grand Portage  Traffic stop, warning given.  
1:00 p.m. East Highway 61 Party concerned regarding ad in Sell and Swap with his infant in it.  
1:13 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party would like to speak to law enforcement.  
3:38 p.m. West Highway 61, Grand Marais Party states a deer was hit in front of her house. Needs to be dispatched.   
4:07 p.m. 5th Ave. West, Grand Marais Party reports a two car accident in front of hospital. No injuries.   
6:14 p.m. North Shore Health Care Center Locked out of vehicle and was wondering who to call. Party will try to contact North Coast Towing.  
7:04 p.m. Grand Portage  Attempted to pick up party with warrant.  
January 12
1:05 a.m. Grand Marais Public Library Out with vehicle running.  
4:03 a.m. Stevens Road, Grand Portage Burglary alarm.  
7:37 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Transporting prisoner to St. Cloud.  
7:56 a.m. Cook County High School School patrol.  
8:17 a.m. Upper Rd, Grand Portage Safe routes to school.  
8:41 a.m. Homestead Cooperative, Grand Marais Medical assistance needed.   
9:56 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Marais Traffic stop, warning given.  
10:03 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Marais Traffic stop, warning given.  
10:15 a.m. Grand Portage Ride provided to pedestrian.   
10:23 a.m. Grand Portage  Ride to pedestrian.  
12:18 p.m. Cook County courthouse  Vulnerable adult team meeting.  
1:53 p.m. Grand Marais  Daughter lost small leather card case with 2 credit cards inside.   
2:04 p.m. Grand Portage Community Center  Attempt to pick up party with warrant.  
3:42 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Brought in wallet/coin purse that belongs to party.  
3:48 p.m. Lutsen Resort, Lutsen  911 hang up call from Lutsen Resort.  Cook County called back and desk was checking on it. Turns out to be misdial, no emergency.  
3:55 p.m. Gunflint Trail/Greenwood Road  Tree blocking the southbound lane of Gunflint Trail between Greenwood rRoad and South Brule.   
4:44 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Arrest made on Cook County warrant.  
5:16 p.m. Grand Portage  60-year-old female need to go in ambulance.  
6:59 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 call - no voice on the phone. Callback was answered, but hung up. 2nd call back went to voicemail with no name, phone, no location.  
10:27 p.m. Grand Marais Male having diabetic issues.   
January 13
9:57 a.m. Clearwater/Gunflint Trail and Spur Trails Need medical assistance.  
10:18 a.m. Grand Marais   Getting harassed for a couple of months.   
11:16 a.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, citation issued.  
11:25 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Requested call from deputy.   
12:04 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Transporting prisoner from St Louis County to Lake County jail.  
3:05 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Anonymous report of party going to Duluth today to pick up drugs.  
3:29 p.m. East Highway 61, Hovland Papers served.  
3:51 p.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.  
4:02 p.m. Schroeder  Child protection report.  
5:32 p.m. Grand Portage Fire Department Out with vehicle parked.  
6:58 p.m. West Highway 61  Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:55 p.m. Grand Portage  Vehicle off road.  
January 14
12:41 a.m. West Highway 61, Grand Marais Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:00 a.m. 8 Ave. West/West 2 St, Grand Marais  Vehicle travelling down W. 2nd St tried to stop at stop sign at 8th Ave W. and slid through. Is very icy there, possibly due to the temperature change.   
11:08 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 hang up from cell phone - no GPS location available. Cook County rang back and left message on voicemail.   
11:40 a.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:51 a.m. West Highway 61, Tofte Traffic stop, citation issued.  
12:37 p.m. Grand Marais  Medication missing.  
1:29 p.m. Devil Track Road, Grand Marais  Traffic stop, warning given.  
1:48 p.m. Lutsen Mountains Ski Patrol Party unconscious for 3-4 min.  
2:14 p.m. East Highway 61 Trailer parked in his yard. No license, is concerned might be stolen.   
3:07 p.m. East Highway 61, Hovland Papers served.  
3:08 p.m. East Highway 61 Vehicle parked at this location near the fog line; appears to have hit a deer.  
3:36 p.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.  
3:59 p.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, citation issued.  
3:15 p.m. Clearview General Store, 2lut  Follow-up of who was in a previous snowmobile accident.  
5:22 p.m. Grand Portage Community Center  Foot patrol.  
7:53 p.m. East Highway 61 Papers served.  
7:54 p.m. Grand Portage Papers served.  
9:56 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Traffic stop, clear.  
11:48 p.m. Grand Portage Casino  Foot patrol.  
12:54 a.m. East Highway 61 Missing dog, black and white fox terrier, black collar, no ID. Dog’s name is Xena.   
January 15
1:18 a.m. Arrowhead Trail, Hovland Traffic stop, advised.  
11:35 a.m. Quist Rd, Grand Marais Power is out.  
12:02 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Requested welfare check on party.   
1:39 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Papers served.  
2:23 p.m. Artist Point, Grand Marais  East side at the water's edge is a pile of clothing, a satchel and closer to the water’s edge are a pair of Crocks.  
3:00 p.m. Chicago Bay Marketplace, Hovland Assist Minnesota State Patrol.   
3:37 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to carry application received.  
4:16 p.m. The Grade/Sawbill Traill US Forest Service is unable to meet their co-worker at the above intersection. Needs someone to contact party to notify them. The farthest they made it was to Windy Lake   
4:31 p.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.             
6:13 p.m. Devil Track Road, Grand Marais  Vehicle axle with tires on side of road   

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January 2, 2017
8:25 a.m. W Hwy 61, Lutsen Caller states her 84-year-old husband is having a hard time breathing. 
10:53 a.m. W Hwy 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, warning given.
11:00 a.m.  Law Enforcement Center  Party requests a callback. 
12:15 p.m. Hovland  Party hit a deer near here. No injuries. Just wanted a report for insurance. 
1:35 p.m. Eliza Rd, Grand Portage Caller states his car slid into his brother’s last night in his driveway. Wanted a police report for insurance reasons. 
1:40 p.m. Schroeder  Caller hit a deer around this location. No injuries. Just wanted a report in case her insurance asks for it. No deputy needed. 
2:40 p.m. North Shore Health Party needs a ride from hospital back to Lutsen.
2:37 p.m. Grand Marais  Caller reporting snowmobiles running up and down Broadway 
2:57 p.m. Lindskog Road, Grand Marais  Deputy slipped off the roadway near this address due to icy conditions and damaged the front of his squad.
3:27 p.m. Grand Marais  Caller reports a man screaming and yelling on County Road 7. Party was yelling for their missing dog
3:41 p.m. County Road 6, Grand Marais Truck pulling trailer slid backwards into snowbank. 
4:23 p.m. Gunflint Trail Caller states a black pickup is in the ditch near here. Three females in the vehicle, no injuries 
5:53  p.m. Hovland  Picked up a deer off highway. Party will pick up tag tomorrow.
9:49 p.m. Superior National Golf Course Man walking on Highway 61 with no reflective clothing and wearing dark clothes.
10:39 p.m. Grand Portage  Unwanted person in house.  
11:13 p.m. Grand Marais  Medical call for a diabetic patient.  
     
January 3
     
1:28 a.m. N. Broadway/E. Wisconsin, Grand Marais Stop sign gone from this corner. City to place temporary sign to prevent traffic accidents. 
7:58 a.m. Shoe Lake Rd, Hovland A pickup with a snowmobile on a trailer parked at the Carrot Lake parking lot. It's been there since Friday and caller thinks it's a bit odd. 
8:02 a.m. Cook County High School  Safe routes to school patrol.
8:20 a.m. Grand Marais   73-year-old man may have had a stroke, needs medical transport to hospital 
8:46 a.m. Linnell Road, Grand Marais Truck parked in the road near this location. Plow truck driver doesn't think he can get around it.
11:10 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 hangup from 911 only phone.
12:55 p.m. Schroeder  Passerby reporting a deer hit by car near this location. Deer needs to be dispatched.
2:08 p.m. Grand Portage  Caller states that party was seen dragging party by the hair on New Year’s Eve. 
2:41 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to purchase firearm application.
5:19 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Deputy call back requested. 
10:17 p.m. East Highway 61  Run away dog - strawberry blonde huskey mix with a blue collar. Leash was attached. Answers to "Shawnee." 
10:39 p.m. East Highway 61  Semi with emergency flashers on. 
     
January 4
8:24 a.m. Upper Rd, Grand Portage Traffic stop, warning given.
9:24 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 hang up – Cook County rang back and spoke to front desk. Unaware of any problems but will check and let Cook County know. 
9:41 a.m. County Road 7, Grand Marais Residence check.
10:05 a.m. Gunflint Trail  83-year-old female fell outside, not sure if injured but needs lift assist.
11:01 a.m. Grand Portage  Attempt to pick up parties with Cook County warrant.
11:10 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Deputy call back requested. 
11:24 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to carry application received.
11:31 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage Traffic stop, warning given.
12:28 p.m. Cc Sheriffs Office, 2gm  Deputy assisted with fingerprinting party.
12:48 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Traffic stop, warning given.
1:04 p.m. Gunflint Trail  83-year-old female has fallen.
1:09 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage Traffic stop, citation issued.
2:40 p.m. Ski Hill Road, Lutsen 911 hang up from cell phone. Cook County rang back and left voicemail. Coordinates put it approximately at a location on the Ski Hill Road.
4:43 p.m. Gunflint Trail  83-year-old female has fallen again.
5:22 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Deputy call back requested. 
6:15 p.m. Gunflint Trail  Vehicle with flashers on located on a curve in the road. 
     
January 5
8:03 a.m. Cook County High School School patrol.
8:26 a.m. Cook County Courthouse Child protection meeting.
8:34 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Deputy call back requested. 
9:42 a.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.
10:14 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Urine analysis on 2 females.
10:30 a.m. Grand Marais Rec. Park  Walk through.
11:07 a.m. Grand Portage Lodge  Walk through.
11:18 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Deputy assisted with urine analysis.
11:48 a.m. Grand Portage Lodge Checking with surveillance.
12:20 p.m. Grand Portage   Attempt to pick up on Cook County warrant.
1:02 p.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.
2:57 p.m. West Highway 61  911 complaint on icy road conditions at the Rock Cut.
3:19 p.m. West Highway 61, Schroeder Traffic stop, warning given.
4:50 p.m. Temperance River State Park Bluefin Bay Resort had phone call from a guest out on the Superior Hiking Trail between Temperance River and Carlton Peak. The guest is part of a group of 5 hikers.  Caller is in the front breaking the trail. Three of the group have fallen at least 10 minutes behind him and it is getting dark.
5:59 p.m. West Highway 61  Traffic stop, warning given.
6:54 p.m. Co Rd 7, Grand Marais Run away dog - brown and white boxer type dog - call if found. 
7:38 p.m.  Tofte Attempt to pick up party on warrant.
     
January 6
9:19 a.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen 911 hang up from Lutsen Resort. Cook County rang back to desk who were trying to get info about the call as well.
10:34 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to purchase app weapon received.
2:05 p.m.. Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen Picking up a .357 hand gun and delivering to Law Enforcement Center. 
4:23 p.m. Gunflint Trail  Car slid into the ditch. No injuries. White Toyota corolla 
7:29 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Papers served.
7:35 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Papers served.
7:41 p.m. Grand Portage  Papers served.
8:03 p.m. Birch Cliff Drive, Tofte  Traffic stop, warning given.
9:40 p.m. Papa Charlies, Lutsen Walk through
10:17 p.m. West Highway 61, Schroeder  Traffic stop, citation issued
10:18 p.m. Lutsen Resort employee housing, Party complaining about the noise at the east building.
     
January 7
1:37 a.m. Grand Portage  Party would like a deputy to come to this location. He feels his life is being threatened. Man arrested on 2 misdemeanor warrants.
2:54 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party called to see if anyone had reported a sustained power outage. They had a report of a blip on the power grid.
9:00 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Turned in a box of old and new ammunition, variety of calibers. 
9:22 a.m. Trail Center Out on foot for dog sled race.
9:24 a.m. W Hwy 61/Temperance Rd, Schroeder  Injured deer upper ditch 100 feet south of Temperance River Road.
10:44 a.m. Grand Marais  Unwanted, drunk person. Arrest for disorderly conduct.
12:43 p.m. Clearview General Store, Lutsen  Older female drove vehicle into the Clearview Store.
1:06 p.m. Ward Lake Rd, Lutsen  Two-vehicle head on at this location, no injuries.
1:24 p.m. W Hwy 61/Temperance Rd, Schroeder  Saw vehicle hit deer, deer injured in upper ditch. 
1:51 p.m. Co Rd 7, Grand Marais  General tamper alarm. 
2:22 p.m. Caribou Trail, Lutsen  Trees hanging down over the road causing vehicle to go to the opposite side of road to get around between Holly Lake/Tait Lake access roads. 
2:34 p.m.  Highway 61, Lutsen Hit deer by Arrowhead Cooperative in Lutsen. Need report for insurance. 
3:01 p.m. Eagle Ridge, Lutsen  Vehicle parked blocking 4 other vehicles so closely that if tow is attempted it would damage other vehicles.
3:16 p.m. Rollins Ridge Road, Lutsen  Possible power outage.
6:03 p.m. Grace Drive, Grand Marais Traffic stop, warning given.
6:04 p.m. East Hwy 61/Grace Dr, Grand Marais Out with snowmobiles on Grace Drive.
7:55 p.m. Bow Lake Rd, Gunflint Trail Camper was in sauna - went outside and passed out 15- yeo female passed out after being in sauna. 
9:06 p.m. Bay Rd, Grand Portage Traffic stop, warning given
9:15 p.m. Bay Rd, Grand Portage Party was looking for her husband who went snowmobiling around the village, hasn't been able to find him 
     
January 8
9:10 a.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, warning given.
9:29 a.m. West Highway 61, Tofte Traffic stop, warning given.
10:20 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.
10:28 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.
10:46 a.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, citation issued.
11:59 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, citation issued.
12:28 p.m. Grand Marais  92 year-old needs transport to hospital, in pain. 
1:49 p.m. East Highway 61, Hovland Traffic stop, warning given.
2:08 p.m. N Broadway, Grand Marais  Foot patrol.
2:43 p.m.  Cascade River State Park  Park manager calling: someone has been staying in the park overnight the last few nights - always coming in after the park has closed and then leaves before workers come back in the morning.
3:11 p.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, citation issued.
5:19 p.m. West Highway 61, Tofte Deer was just hit on 61 in front of his driveway. The deer is dead and the person that hit it doesn't want it, wondering if he can have it.
7:32 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Permit to purchase firearm application received.
7:58 p.m. Grand Marais  Party threatening caller.