Area Obituaries

Use of deadly force in Saginaw shooting by deputy justified, authorized

On January 29,2021, Scott M. Jordan, DOB 04-10-1986, died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head after an encounter with two St. Louis County deputies in the Midway/Saginaw area of St. Louis County, Minnesota, said St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin. During the encounter, two shots were fired by Deputy Jason Kuhnly of…

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Joan Hjelle, 89, service June 11

Joan Louise Hjelle, 89, of Proctor, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Solvay Hospice House. Joan was born on April 29th, 1932 to Fred and Antonia (Braier) Pietrowski. She lived her entire life in the Duluth area, and graduated from Denfeld High School in 1950. In 1958 she met Norton Hjelle of Barrett,…

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