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Heavy snow on the way

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Heavy snow will be moving through Northland Saturday evening through Sunday morning. 

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Church service cancellations due to Winter Storm, Sunday, February 25 Video included

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The following churches have announced their worships have been canceled on Sunday, February 25th, Asbury United Methodist Church in Duluth 

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PAVSA hosted first ever "Curling for a Cause" event Video included

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PAVSA hosted its first ever "Curling for a Cause" Bonspiel with the help of Fuse Duluth's Leadership Council. 

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Mothers and sons bonded over 4th Annual Super Hero Dance Video included

Mothers and sons were able to enjoy a special event Saturday afternoon. It was all a part of the 4th Annual Mother Son Super Hero Dance here in Duluth.   

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4th Annual Fish Lake Golf on Ice event drew a lot of participants Video included

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Even though we are a couple of months away from the links opening up, people still were able to get out and enjoy a couple rounds of golf Saturday.  It was the 4th Annual Fish Lake Golf on Ice event that drew people in from various areas. Participants played 18 holes on ice!  You were able to use a golf club but also hockey sticks or pretty much anything you'd like just as long as you swung it like a club. A tennis ball was used rather than a golf ball.  ... More>>

Annual "Birkie" race brings tens of thousands to Hayward Video included

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A year of waiting is finally over for cross country ski racers.Anticipation has been growing for weeks, and events have been going on for days, but Saturday the 44th Annual American Birkebeiner Race finally took place.  

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Miracle on Ice 2.0: Shuster's clutch shot lifts Team USA to gold medal Video included

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He started from the bottom, and now he's here. Chisholm, Minn. native John Shuster hit a double takeout in the eighth end and scored five, all but ensuring a win in the gold medal men's curling match at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

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Duluth NAACP branch hosts 2018 Freedom Fund Dinner Video included

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The Duluth branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) works to unify communities across the country, including right here in our own region.  

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UPDATE: Identities of Ironwood fire victims released Video included

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The Ironwood Fire Chief confirmed with KBJR 6 that the fire is considered suspicious, and they are treating the area as a crime scene. 

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"That could have been me" Duluth man says mental health treatment changed violent behavior Video included

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When we see these violent attacks like the shooting in Parkland Florida many of us think, "That could have been me."

Often we're expressing our fear at becoming victims but Josh Bednarek said for him, it's more of a sigh of relief that in his struggles with mental illness, things never went that far.

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Birkie events driven by thousands of volunteers Video included

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The event draws people in from places around the world along with dedicated volunteers, who work to ensure one of the nations greatest ski races is a success. 

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How to help displaced Ironwood fire victims

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Community members are coming together and asking for donations as the city of Ironwood recovers from a fatal fire in the downtown area.

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Snow Emergency declared for Washburn ahead of Saturday's storm

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The Emergency will start at 8 p.m., meaning all vehicles must be removed from all city streets, alleys and parking lots by that time. 

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Instant Pot warns customers about concerns of one model overheating

Instant Pot is warning its customers about one of its models. 

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Man arrested following armed standoff in Grand Rapids

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Police say when they arrived, a woman and her teenage daughter were inside, along with a 47-year-old man who was reportedly visiting, but they wouldn't let officers in. 

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Duluth-based City Girl Coffee gives back to women coffee farmers worldwide Video included

Duluth-based City Girl Coffee gives back to women coffee farmers worldwide Duluth-based City Girl Coffee gives back to women coffee farmers worldwide
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When Alyza Bohbot took over Alakef Coffee in 2015, she took the company in a new direction, combining coffee with a cause.

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Passenger plane slides off icy runway at Wisconsin airport

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A passenger plane slid off an icy runway at an airport in eastern Wisconsin after it was diverted from Minnesota because of heavy snow.

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Increased popularity of barn weddings sparks safety conversation

A new bill would require all electrical and plumbing be up to code. It would also require egress windows and fire alarms, and ban open flames inside.  

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Crystal man thrown from snowmobile, hit by another in Thursday crash

Crystal man thrown from snowmobile, hit by another in Thursday crash Crystal man thrown from snowmobile, hit by another in Thursday crash
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According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, 42-year old Reid Bradford Nelson was driving his snowmobile on the Bearskin Snowmobile Trail near Linden Grove Township when his ski caught the outside edge of the trail. 

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Going for Gold: KBJR 6 Today anchors lace up their skates with the Duluth Figure Skating Club Video included

Going for Gold: KBJR 6 Today anchors lace up their skates with the Duluth Figure Skating Club Going for Gold: KBJR 6 Today anchors lace up their skates with the Duluth Figure Skating Club
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Inspired by the 2018 Winter Olympics, morning anchors Emma Rechenberg and Michael Raimondi take a figure skating lesson with the Duluth Figure Skating Club.

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Pre-Birkie fun in Hayward Video included

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Thursday in Hayward, the fun before the Birkie.

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Mother concerned over Superior High School threat, says not all bags were checked Video included

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Thursday morning, before students could enter Superior High school they had to undergo a security search.  Students were confused at what was happening meanwhile some parents wasted no time and took immediate action.  

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Sheriff's office warns of public utilities commission scams in Grand Marais

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The Cook County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a telephone scam involving a voice reporting to be with the Grand Marais Public Utilities Commission, but the sheriff's office says it is a scam. 

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Cold Front February organizers say it was a success

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Organizers of Duluth's first Cold Front February kick off celebration say it was a success. 

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UPDATE: Hill City School says threats were a hoax

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According to the Hill City School's Facebook page, they canceled class after threats were sent through social media and apparently directed at some Hill City students. 

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Man rescued from Ironwood fire says he's left with nothing Video included

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The morning after a deadly fire took away part of their community, the people who live and work on this Aurora street are still getting used to seeing a crime scene where their neighbors used to be.

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Scammer claiming to be with Public Utilities calling Cook County residents

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Authorities say the caller claims the resident is behind payment, and requires them to make good on the bill by providing credit card information immediately or their power will be shut off within 15 minutes.

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Hibbing man charged with aggravated robbery

A Hibbing man made his initial appearance in court Thursday after holding a man against his will earlier this month. 

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UPDATE: Threat at Superior High School is resolved, students safe Video included

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In an updated audio message sent to parents, district officials say the threat was sent from a computer in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Women's hockey wins first gold medal for Team USA in 20 years

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The United States women's hockey team defeated rival Canada for its first gold medal since 1998. 

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Four MN Curlers going for gold, history at Winter Olympics

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Team Shuster is headed to the gold medal match in the Winter Olympics. 

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Birkie skiers, fans cheer on team USA Video included

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The United States got their first ever gold medal in cross-country skiing in the team sprint Wednesday night.

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Minnesota hospital errors rose slightly over past 4 years

An annual report says medical errors reported by Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers have been rising slightly for the past four years, and the number of resulting deaths rose in 2017.

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Birkie events begin Thursday in Hayward

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Hayward and Cable are kicking off American Birkebeiner events Thursday. 

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Duluth City Hall offices closed during active shooter training

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Duluth's City Hall is holding an active shooter drill Thursday.  

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Northland skiers encouraged by Olympic Gold Video included

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The U.S. brought home it's first gold medal in the sport. 

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AP: Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

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A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture, the Associated Press pulled details from Stat Tribune. 

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UMD workshop encourages community inclusiveness Video included

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It's all part of their 2018 Summit on Equity, Race and Ethnicity.

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Citizens poll regarding proposed Superior power plant highlights concerns over cost

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The poll was conducted by the non-profit consumer advocacy group Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota. 

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Drinking water advisory issued for Ironwood area due to unclear water

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Brown or cloudy water conditions are possible in the Ironwood area on Wednesday, causing a drinking water advisory to be issued. 

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Walz breaks with NRA, supports Minnesota assault weapons ban

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor and longtime gun-rights supporter, has proposed an assault weapons ban in the state.

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Bill would add staff to county district attorney offices

Nearly 54 additional prosecutors would be hired statewide under a Republican-backed proposal designed to address a shortfall of staff in Wisconsin district attorneys' offices.

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Minnesota lawmakers attend sexual harassment training

Minnesota House members are pausing from their legislative duties to attend a day-long training on sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.

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Police: More than 150 people bought fake Super Bowl tickets

Minneapolis police say 154 people didn't learn that they bought counterfeit Super Bowl tickets until they arrived at U.S. Bank Stadium Feb. 4.

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Young boy battling deadly disease gets to star in a horror movie Video included

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A Northland boy is finding his dreams of the silver screen are coming true.  

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Team Shuster advances to semi-final, will play for medal

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The United States men's curling team had a crucial victory early Wednesday morning over Great Britain. 

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Minnesota DNR seeking feedback on new cross-state, four-wheel trail

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A new cross-state, four-wheel trail is in the works, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for your feedback.

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Authorities ask for your help finding 27-year-old missing Minnesota woman

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The Red Lake Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are asking for your help finding a 27-year-old woman who was last seen leaving her Ponemah, Minn., home on January 27th.

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Wisconsin Assembly passes school guard grant bill

The Latest on gun control bills in the Wisconsin Legislature (all times local):

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    You can buy hats to support veterans here or at UMD stores, located on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus and at Amsoil.

    Hats cost $20, with an additional $2 for shipping.

    Contact Mackenzie Joyce or Angela Green to pick up a hat.

    You can buy hats to support veterans here or at UMD stores, located on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus and at Amsoil.

    Hats cost $20, with an additional $2 for shipping.

    Contact Mackenzie Joyce or Angela Green to pick up a hat.

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