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Detox employee cited for client abuse | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 27, 2013, 01:58 PM Detox employee cited for client abuse An employee of the Duluth Detoxification Center abused a client who was having a panic attack and trying to “go to the hospital,” a state agency concluded in … Continue reading

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St. Louis County teachers OK contracts | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 27, 2013, 12:00 AM St. Louis County teachers OK contracts Disagreements over insurance and salary were the biggest holdups to the St. Louis County school district’s two expired teachers’ contracts, according to the union’s leader. By: Jana Hollingsworth, … Continue reading

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Duluth Mayor Don Ness nixes pay raise | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 27, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth Mayor Don Ness nixes pay raise After a nearly sleepless night and some deep reflection over the breakfast table, Duluth Mayor Don Ness and his wife, Laura, called a news conference Tuesday morning. … Continue reading

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Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 23, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault Richard Jouppi sat almost motionless in his chair as Judge John DeSanto announced verdicts of not guilty on the two criminal charges he faced. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Former Northland fire chief pleads guilty to setting fires in Superior National Forest | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 22, 2013, 05:10 PM Former Northland fire chief pleads guilty to setting fires in Superior National Forest Former Babbitt Fire Chief Ryan Scharber pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis to two counts of setting fires … Continue reading

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Duluth city councilor proposes raise for mayor | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 22, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth city councilor proposes raise for mayor Mayor Don Ness soon could receive a hefty raise if Duluth City Councilor Sharla Gardner has her way. By: Peter Passi, Duluth News Tribune Don Ness Duluth Mayor … Continue reading

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Duluth police officer accused of assault testifies it was self-defense | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Published November 22, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth police officer accused of assault testifies it was self-defense Richard Jouppi told a Pine County jury Thursday that he was thinking of his wife and kids at home when he delivered several closed-fist … Continue reading

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Judge Orders County To Reduce Premiums For Police Retirees – Labor Relations Information System

Judge Orders County To Reduce Premiums For Police Retirees November 13th, 2013 BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – A court has ordered Baltimore County to reduce the health insurance premiums it charges hundreds of retired police officers. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael … Continue reading

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Evacuation shortens first day of trial involving former active-duty Duluth police officer | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 20, 2013, 12:00 AM Evacuation shortens first day of trial involving former active-duty Duluth police officer The first day of testimony in the assault trial of Richard Jouppi was cut short Tuesday after a poison-tainted envelope threat caused … Continue reading

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Trial begins in alleged Duluth police assault | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 19, 2013, 12:00 AM Trial begins in alleged Duluth police assault A Pine County jury will decide the fate this week of former active-duty Duluth police Officer Richard Jouppi, who is accused of assaulting a man in a … Continue reading