The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed it’s newest member, an 18-month-old German Shepherd from the Czech Republic. K-9 Wesson is a dual purpose K-9, trained in narcotics detection, as well as search and apprehension. He is partnered with Deputy Ryan Smith, and is expected to work mainly in the northern part of the…

St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin presented Greater Minnesota’s perspective on the growing crisis of dangerous opioid addiction when he spoke at a news conference in St. Paul on Thursday morning. The conference was held to announce civil action being taken by Minnesota Counties and County Attorneys against manufacturers and distributors of Opiate-based pain medication.…

The County Board today gave unanimous approval to declare a State of Local Disaster in St. Louis County. The declaration follows the major snow and windstorm on October 27 that led to high waves and significant damage all along the shore of Lake Superior. It is the County’s role to compile damage assessments for all…

Assistant St. Louis County Attorney Nate Stumme was honored Friday for his dedicated work on behalf of survivors of sexual assault in the Northland. The Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault has selected Stumme for its “PAVSA Community Ally Award,” which is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to…