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Man charged with assaulting, kidnapping woman

A Carlton County man is in jail after allegedly holding, assaulting and threatening a woman — known to him — against her will for five days at his home northwest of Cloquet.

Dennis Alan Oberg, 27, was charged April 29 with four felonies in Sixth District Carlton County Court, including kidnapping, felony domestic assault, threats of violence and false imprisonment. He remains in jail, with bail set at $7,500 with conditions or $75,000 without conditions.

According to the criminal complaint, the woman told police that she willingly went to Oberg’s home at 665 Kallstrom Road on April 18, as the...