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Posts tagged as “Mike Tusken”

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rubin talk about bipartisan bill that will help law enforcement combat opioid epidemic

DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar held a news conference Monday at the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office to highlight her bipartisan Synthetic Abuse and Labeling of Toxic Substances (SALTS) Act that is awaiting the President’s signature as a part of a larger bipartisan bill to help combat the opioid epidemic. Senator Klobuchar was joined by St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin, as well as local law enforcement officials and a Northland man who…

Duluth police chief releases information on excessive use of force investigation involving a Duluth police officer

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth Police Department has been investigating a report of an officer using excessive force during a call for trespassing enforcement last year. During a news conference held today, Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken (right) provided an overview of the investigation and arbitration ruling and publicly released police body camera footage from that night. The incident involved Officer Adam Huot and took place on the evening of May 20, 2017…

Stowe Elementary, Gary New Duluth Recreation Center to receive $50,000 grant

U.S. Bank and the Minnesota Vikings today announced the third and final round of U.S. Bank Places to Play grant recipients, who will receive funding to make possible projects that create or renovate parks, playgrounds and athletic facilities in low- to moderate-income communities in Minnesota. Stowe Elementary School and the Gary New Duluth Recreation Center will receive $50,000 through this program. A check presentation will take place at 1:30 p.m. today at Stowe Elementary Gymnasium.…