DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A longtime fishing Guide for the Gunflint Lodge is presumed dead after a boating accident. The Duluth News Tribune reports fishing guide Dennis Todd was enjoying a day off Thursday and was out on the lakes with a new employee when he and the woman were thrown from the boat. Police say the woman was found wet and alone on an island in Northern Light Lake, which is in Ontario.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Officials and advocates for low-income families in central Minnesota say cuts to the food stamp program could have harsh effects in the area. The federal farm bill expires at the end of the month. Area food shelves, the Salvation Army, and other groups that assist low-income families are expected to see an increase in the number of people they serve.
ELY, Minn. (AP) — The North American Bear Center says one of its well-known research bears has been killed by a hunter near Ely. Dot was 13 years old. The Duluth News Tribune reports Dot was wearing a radio collar with colorful ribbons when she was shot on Friday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An opera adaptation of Stephen King's 1977 horror novel, "The Shining," will be making its premiere in St. Paul. The Minnesota Opera tells the Star Tribune the show will make its stage debut at the Ordway Center in May 2016. Artistic director Dale Johnson says the scary story is perfect for the opera.