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Cohasset Woman Drowns

One woman is dead after an ATV went through the ice on Rice Lake in Cohasset on Saturday evening. According to the Itasca County Sheriff’s office, Michael Anthony Gibbons of Duluth and Bernice Elaine Kane of Cohasset, broke through the ice on an ATV.
Gibbons was able to get out of the water and call for help. Kane is believed to have drown. Her body was recovered from the water Sunday afternoon. Ages are not available.
The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office and Itasca County Medical Examiner’s office continues to investigate.
Itasca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Cohasset Fired Department, MEDS-1 Ambulance, Itasca County Search and Rescue, Itasca County Dive Team, Life Link III, and MN State Patrol.

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Seven Injured in Two Car Accident

A two vehicle accident Friday night shut down Highway 169. A Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 62 year old Vicki Lee Benes of Hill City was traveling south on Highway 169 at 8 Mile Road (south of Grand Rapids). A Nissan Frontier, driven by 70 year old Michael Slattery of Grand Rapids, was traveling east on 8 Mile Road, crossing Highway 169. The Nissan attempted to cross the highway and broadsided the Suburban at the driver side. Slattery was ejected from the vehicle. His vehicle came to a rest in the south bound ditch. The Benes vehicle came to a rest in the northbound ditch. Slattery was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth with life-threatening injuries. Benes was also taken to St. Mary’s in Duluth with non-life threatening injuries. The five children in the Benes’ vehicle were taken to Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The highway was closed to traffic for over half an hour.
Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, MN State Patrol, Grand Rapids Fire, and Lifelink Helicopter Service responded to the accident.

By |December 16th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Seven Injured in Two Car Accident|

Sam Smith concert special, “The Thrill of It All Live,” debuts on Apple Music

Ruven AfanadorReady to be thrilled by Sam Smith in concert? Apple Music has released an intimate concert special called The Thrill of It All Live, featuring Sam’s recent London gig celebrating the release of his sophomore album. The concert feat...
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Justin Timberlake welcomes Will Smith to Instagram, Will responds with Nipplegate joke

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for MTVIt's hard to believe that Will Smith hasn't been on Instagram before this week, but after just 24 hours, he already has 1.8 million followers.  One of the stars who welcomed him to the social media platform is his o...
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“Susie ain’t your friend”: Michael Jackson’s “Blood on the Dance Floor” gets new short film treatment

Dave Hogan/Getty ImagesMichael Jackson's iconic short film for his hit song "Blood on the Dance Floor" has been revamped for 2017.  A new short film called Blood on the Dance Floor 2017 combines footage from the late legen...
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“The Voice” season 13 finale to feature performances by Kelly Clarkson, Charlie Puth, Sia & more

Frederick Brown/NBCThe Voice season 13 finale is shaping up to be a star-studded event. Kelly Clarkson, who will join the show as a coach next season, will deliver a debut TV performance of her song “Medicine” on Tuesday’s two-h...
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Download this: Taylor Swift app, “The Swift Life,” debuts

Mert & MarcusTaylor Swift’s app has officially arrived. Glu Mobile, the company behind Katy Perry Pop and the successful Kim Kardashian: Hollywood app, has announced that the The Swift Life is now available on the U.S. App Store. As pre...
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Sam Smith, John Legend, Chris Martin & more to participate in “Elton John: I’m Still Standing — A Grammy Salute”

Joseph GuayIn January, two days after the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, Elton John will be saluted at a Grammy tribute concert which will air as a CBS-TV special later in 2018. Sam Smith, John Legend, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Miley Cyrus, Kesha and co...
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Listen up: Ed Sheeran, Andrea Bocelli release “Perfect Symphony” collaboration

Atlantic RecordsEd Sheeran has made good on a promise to BBC Radio 1 to make something, "more for my dad's generation" -- a duet of "Perfect," partially in Italian, with opera superstar Andrea Bocelli. "Perfect Symphony," which Ed described "just ...
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Seal’s kids love his holiday hits, want a whole Christmas album from dad

ABC/Lou RoccoIn 2015, Seal had a big holiday hit with "This Christmas," and now he has another one with "Let It Snow."  But Seal says if it were up to his family, he'd have already made a whole holiday album. "It's not something that I've given...
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