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St. Louis County Rescue Squad responds to boating accident

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Rescue squads responded to a boating accident in Dinham Lake near Paulson Rd in Cotton, MN on Saturday evening

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The Iron River's 53rd Blueberry Festival kicked off Saturday Video included

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The 53rd Annual Iron River Blue Berry Festival looked very fun Saturday.

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Ninth annual Women-Made art gift fair brings in many people Video included

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Saturday marked the 9th year of the Woman-made art-gift fair.  

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Victims identified in fatal Cass County house fire Video included

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Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said 86-year-old Alice Moe of Longville, MN and 48-year-old Toni Mix, of Remer, MN have died of smoke inhalation.

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Fitger's art event showcases unique and local pieces Video included

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Art aficionados had a chance to view local art pieces this afternoon at Fitger's Artist in the Courtyard event.  

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Annual Taste of Greece Festival brings in large crowd Video included

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The festival features authentic Greek food and dancing.

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Fredenberg Twp. cleaning up after Friday's storm Video included

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The buzz of chainsaws could be heard throughout much of the region on Saturday, as countless people pick up the aftermath of another July storm. 

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Five trees fall on Northland couples home of over 50 years Video included

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On the one year anniversary of last years devastating storms that ripped through Duluth, another big storm ravaged the Northland. 

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Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt relents on pay raises Video included

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Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he will authorize legislative pay raises for his colleagues in the House.

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Man dies while fishing in Chequamegon Bay near Kreher Park Video included

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On Friday afternoon, the Ashland County Sheriff's Office received a report of man who went fishing by himself on Lake Superior and did not return.

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Strong storms down trees, cause power outages Video included

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Some of the worst of the damage is in Fredenberg Township, near Island Lake.

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One year later, Hartley Park is still on the road to recovery Video included

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It's been one year since a catastrophic windstorm hit the Northland, damaging various parts of the city. 

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Aquatic experts respond to presumed muskie attack Video included

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"They do fight hard, so I think like all apex predators in a lake or river, they are pretty strong and aggressive fish."

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Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau Resigns

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Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau resigns at mayor's request after officer's shooting of Australian woman who called 911. 

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Former assisted living employee pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct of resident

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Former assisted living employee, allegedly caught sexually assaulting a resident, has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree where the victim is mentally impaired or helpless.

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Rep. Sean Duffy addresses LCO and their request for additional funding Video included

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Republican Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy expressed concern on the Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation on Friday that federal dollars, designated to resolve a serious mold problem in several homes, have not been spent correctly. 

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2016 Blowdown Anniversary: A year later couple remembers neighborly help Video included

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As we look back on last year's storms we also remember the good Samaritans who helped people get through them.  A year ago, all Mary and Marvin LePage wanted was a little help clearing their yard. 

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Reward offered for clues about mink release in Minnesota

Two organizations are offering a total of $11,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever released approximately 38,000 mink from a central Minnesota farm.

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Public's help needed in finding missing Duluth man

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According to authorities, 63-year-old Kenneth Gordon was last seen around nine p.m. on the 2500 block of Rice Lake Road.

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UPDATE: Southbound lanes of Bong Bridge are now open

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The Duluth Police Department says all southbound lanes of the Bong Bridge have been shut down at the request of the Minnesota State Patrol due to a person having a mental health crisis.

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Mille Lacs Lake walleye closure extended until Aug. 11

Officials have extended the walleye fishing closure on Mille Lacs Lake for an extra two weeks, saying it's necessary to ensure the long-term sustainability of the lake's struggling walleye population.

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3 prison staff hurt in attack by inmate

Corrections officials say three security employees are recovering following an attack by an inmate at the state prison in Oshkosh.

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Wisconsin police can test substances at state crime lab

Wisconsin police officers now are able to test unidentified powders at the state crime lab after concerns were raised about exposure to a lethal drug called fentanyl.

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Girl hospitalized after being bit by a fish on Island Lake Video included

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The attack happened Wednesday while the 10-year-old was in the water near the Minnesota Power boat launch, according to her mother, Lora Kesselhon. 

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Lawmakers demand USDVA reconsider homeless vet funding

More than half of Wisconsin's state legislators are asking federal officials to reconsider their decision to defund a program that provides housing for homeless vets at two of the state's three veterans' homes.

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Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. 

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Red flag warning issued for Park Point beaches

The warning is effective immediately, and will continue until 10 a.m. on Saturday. 

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Special Duluth Council meeting Friday on Park Point bathrooms

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An effort to get new bathrooms built on Park Point will head to a special meeting of the Duluth City Council Friday. 

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Duffy to hold Hayward meeting on Native American housing programs

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After controversy over spending practices, U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy is holding a hearing Friday to talk about federal housing programs that affect Native American communities and reservations. 

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Republican and Democrat pair up to sue for $14K raise

Two Minnesota lawmakers are suing the state House and Speaker Kurt Daudt over the decision not to pay legislators a $14,000 raise.

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Walker downplays talk of Foxconn deal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is downplaying talk of an imminent deal for iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to build its first U.S. plant in Wisconsin.

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Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

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Facebook is launching a news subscription product to help publishers make money from the articles people share and read on its platform. More>>

Recovering from the blowdown a year later Video included

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In Northwestern Wisconsin, the Chequamegon-Nicolet national forest is still picking up the pieces from that 2016 storm. About 42,000 acres in the Washburn District were damaged. Assistant ranger for recreations and lands Teresa Maday has been picking up some of the pieces since July 21, 2016.

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