Organizers of the annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in northern Minnesota have canceled the event scheduled for January 2014. Race director Pat Olson says organizers need time to re-evaluate interest in the marathon and raise more money.
Some community leaders are expressing concern about drug users congregating in downtown Duluth, but the focus this time isn’t the Last Place on Earth. Instead, the attention has turned one block west, where a needle exchange program is set to open in early September.
A federal magistrate judge Monday denied the owner of Last Place on Earth’s motion for a preliminary injunction to keep the city of Duluth from enforcing its ordinance regulating sales of synthetic drugs.
Duluth police Chief Gordon Ramsay called the scene he viewed firsthand Wednesday night surreal. There standing woozily in front of the Last Place on Earth head shop on Superior Street was owner Jim Carlson with his shirt ripped open and blood running from his face down his chest.
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