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Earned Sick and Safe Time recommendations continue to stir controversy Video included

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The Earned Sick and Safe Leave Task Force began meeting in November 2016 and now after almost a year of research, surveys, and public input, the ESST Task Force presented their recommendations to the Duluth City Council on what they feel could be the best policies to create a citywide ordinance, and then the public got react. 

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Vietnam War discussion at Duluth Public Library Video included

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Monday night in Duluth, a discussion about the Vietnam War.

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Essentia to enforce mandatory flu shot policy Video included

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Monday marks the deadline for Essentia Health employees to get their flu shots, file an exemption or face termination. According to media relations specialist Maureen Talarico, Essentia is enforcing this policy starting Monday. 

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Duluth Police searching for missing man

© CREDIT: Family of Todd Sarkela © CREDIT: Family of Todd Sarkela
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55-year-old Todd Sarkela was reported missing on Sunday. His family last heard from him on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

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Landowners to meet Monday night on Enbridge's old Line 3 pipeline

A group of concerned landowners are meeting in Grand Rapids Monday night to learn more about possible risks of leaving Enbridge's old Line 3 oil pipeline in the ground.

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'How Sweet It Is' cakes to rise again at Duluth Grill

'How Sweet It Is' cakes to rise again at Duluth Grill 'How Sweet It Is' cakes to rise again at Duluth Grill

After closing her popular Duluth bakery "How Sweet It Is," Eileen Brown has announced her recipes will live on in the Duluth Grill kitchen. 

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5 hospitalized following carbon monoxide exposure at Billy's Bar and Cafe

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Crews were called to Billy's Bar and Cafe shortly after 9 a.m. on Monday.

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U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team offers safety tips for online shoppers during holiday season

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Emails, e-cards, fake ads, or shipping notifications may also deliver attachments infected with malware.

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Appeals court reduces sentence for minister who abused girls

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the leader of an isolated religious sect who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two teenagers must be given a lesser sentence.

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Crash caused closure of Bong Bridge during overnight hours

Superior Police responded to the call of a crash just after 1:45 a.m. Monday.

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2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching

A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching.

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Serial killer Charles Manson dead at 83

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Notorious cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson has died.

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Key vote Monday on Keystone Pipeline

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A key vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline comes from regulators in Nebraska Monday. 

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Duluth community to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance

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The Twin Ports will remember and celebrate those in the transgender community who have lost their lives. 

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Morgan Park School demo begins Monday Video included

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Demolition is set to begin on the old Morgan Park school building Monday, as part of the site's redevelopment plan. 

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Nearly 100 dogs adopted during Subaru Love-a-Pet event

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Animal Allies partnered with Miller Hill Subaru for this event and is the local humane society here in Duluth.

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New hostel to open in downtown Duluth

New hostel to open in downtown Duluth New hostel to open in downtown Duluth
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With plans to convert the old Garon Brothers store into a three-story hostel, owner Bob Monahan has a vision.

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Sen. Al Franken's staff says "no" to resigning

(CNN)--Minnesota Democratic Senator, Al Franken is not expected to step down amid claims of sexual misconduct.

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Honda recalls 800,000 Odyssey Minivans after injuries

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Honda says the vehicle's second-row seats can be adjusted side-to-side or removed and that those seats can tip forward after braking if they're not properly latched.

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Firefighters rescue 2 teenagers stuck in St. Paul cave

Firefighters rescue 2 teenagers stuck in St. Paul cave Firefighters rescue 2 teenagers stuck in St. Paul cave
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Firefighters rescued two teenagers who got stuck in a deep cave in St. Paul over the weekend.

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Local Wisconsin officials considering own mining regulations

Local Wisconsin officials considering own mining regulations Local Wisconsin officials considering own mining regulations
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Local governments are considering putting their own mining regulations in place as Gov. Scott Walker prepares to lift Wisconsin's nearly 20-year ban on gold and silver mining.

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Newlyweds share magical moment at Christmas City of the North parade

Newlyweds share magical moment at Christmas City of the North parade Newlyweds share magical moment at Christmas City of the North parade
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The Christmas City of the North parade is full of memorable moments.

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Mounted patrol being cut amid Duluth's budget concerns Video included

A frequent and beloved sight around downtown Duluth and at community gatherings around the city is going away.  The Duluth Police Department has announced, after 3 years of service, they will no longer be able to  afford their mounted patrol. 

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2nd Annual Lego competition at Superior Middle School

2nd Annual Lego competition at Superior Middle School 2nd Annual Lego competition at Superior Middle School

Saturday, children at Superior Middle School had the chance to make their dream robot designs a reality. 

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Skydiving Santa celebrates Bentleyville's 2017 opening Video included

Skydiving Santa celebrates Bentleyville's 2017 opening Skydiving Santa celebrates Bentleyville's 2017 opening
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Bentleyville in Bayfront Festival Park is officially open.

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Wisconsin firearms season for deer begins Video included

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The wait is finally over for Deer hunters in Wisconsin. Saturday was the first official day of the firearms season.  

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Milling company in Wisconsin disputing fine after fatal plant explosion

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin milling company is disputing federal labor officials' decision to levy a $1.8 million fine in connection with a fatal plant explosion. 

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Man charged for running over girlfriend with his truck

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WATERTOWN, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have charged a 42-year-old Watertown man who allegedly killed his live-in girlfriend by running her over with his truck. 

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MN insurance regulator leaving his position

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's top insurance regulator has left the job after nearly seven years as the commissioner of the Department of Commerce. 

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Over 20 shops participated in 12th Annual Storefront Window display contest Video included

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Just before the 59th Annual Christmas City of the North Parade was the unveiling of the holiday displays.   This is a chance for shops in downtown Duluth to decorate their storefronts in their best holiday gear. It's all part of the Greater Downtown Council's 12th annual storefront window display and lighting contest. 

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59th annual Christmas city of the North parade is in the books Video included

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Duluthians were a lot more merry Friday night.  "It puts me and my son in the Christmas spirit," said a Duluth resident, Chance Trimbach. Thousands of people make it out each year and line up Superior Street for the Annual Christmas City of the North Parade. "It's definitely a tradition! Come out with friends every year no matter if it's cold or not," said a Duluth resident, Cherissa Vollndorf. Meanwhile, others changed up their tradition. "I've al... More>>

Company: Spill controlled and no public threat

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Operator TransCanada Corp. says the leak of oil from the Keystone pipeline is "controlled" and not a threat to public safety. 

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SLIDESHOW: Christmas City of the North Parade Viewers

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We're receiving photos from viewers around the country and the world who are unable to make it to the parade. If you are watching the parade from home, are at the parade, or are visiting Santa, send your photos to connect@kbjr6.com.  More>>

Going behind the scenes of the Christmas City of the North Parade Video included

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The Christmas City of the North Parade starts in just over an hour. It has taken months, days, and hours of preparation to make it all happen.

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Community Christmas tree is now lit Video included

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City and Minnesota Power officials along with the Carlson family, who donated the tree, helped flipped the switch. 

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New parking options available for Bentleyville

Officials say parking will be available on Garfield Avenue, where guests can park and ride a free shuttle right to Bentleyville. 

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On the eve of Wisconsin's firearm season opener, deer hunters make final preparations Video included

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We're just hours away from hundreds of thousands of hunters flocking to Wisconsin woods for the much anticipated firearms season opener for deer. 

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Superior shooting suspect considered armed and dangerous, arrest warrant issued

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He is said to be driving a maroon colored Dodge Caravan with a Minnesota license plate of 952MTV.

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Rape survivor wants Franken's name off bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Minnesota woman and rape survivor who worked with Sen. Al Franken to craft legislation for fellow survivors says the senator should take his name off the bill.

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Video shows moments after Bad River officer-involved shooting Video included

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There's a request by the Bad River Band for criminal civil rights and police misconduct investigation into a shooting that took the life of a 14-year-old.  

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  • Operation Hat Trick

    Operation Hat Trick

    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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