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Radinovich captures 8th Congressional District primary

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Radinovich ran against Kirsten Kennedy, Michelle Lee, Jason Metsa, and Soren Sorensen in a crowded DFL race. 

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Lislegard advances in Minnesota House 6B race

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The candidates were running for the seat previously held by Jason Metsa, who decided to run for the 8th Congressional District Race. 

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Karin Housley wins GOP special election primary for Senate

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Karin Housley clinched the GOP primary win in a special US Senate race. 

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Leah Vukmir wins Wisconsin GOP Senate primary

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A state senator and close ally to Gov. Scott Walker has defeated a former Marine who cast himself as a political outsider in Wisconsin's Republican primary for U.S. Senate. 

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Ellison wins Democratic primary for Minnesota Attorney General

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U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison has won Minnesota's Democratic primary for attorney general. Ellison defeated four other candidates to win Tuesday's primary days after a former girlfriend accused him of domestic abuse. 

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Tina Smith wins Minnesota's special Democratic primary

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Sen. Tina Smith has won Minnesota's Democratic primary to finish the final two years of former Sen. Al Franken's term.

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Jim Newberger wins US Senate GOP primary

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Newberger was challenged by  Rocky De La Fuente, Rae Hart Anderson, and Merrill Anderson.

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Amy Klobuchar wins Democratic primary for Minnesota's Senate race

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Duluth, MN -- In a crowded field, Amy Klobuchar has won the Democratic primary for Minnesota's Senate race.

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Walker wins Wisconsin Republican primary

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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has dispensed with a nominal GOP challenger as he awaits the winner of a crowded Democratic primary. 

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Engebretson wins Seventh Congressional District race

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Margaret Engebretson will move on to the General Election in November. 

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Evers wins Wisconsin's Democratic Primary for Governor

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This is a developing story, and we will have more information as results come in. 

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Several St. Louis County precincts reporting ballot shortage

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The Mesabi Daily News reports the city of Eveleth polling station ran out of ballots around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. They had 400 ballots on hand to start.

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Burial service for Korean War soldier nothing short of a 'miracle' Video included

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It has been 68 years since Army Sgt. First Class Rufus Ketchum touched American soil. His family says it's nothing short of a miracle that he's now back home.

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Voters head to polls for primaries Video included

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Primary day is officially here. And across the Twin Ports, the ballots that will decide who goes head-to-head in November are being cast.

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Duluth School District asking for renewal of levy, two other increases on November ballot Video included

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The Duluth School District will be asking voters on the ballot for a renewal of an operating levy, along with two other increases that would raise taxes in the name of smaller class sizes.  

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Downtown Duluth robbery suspect arrested

According to police, officers were called to the 200 block of West Superior Street shortly after 9 p.m. for a person being robbed by a group of people.  

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'At least 35 people dead' after highway bridge collapses in Italy

At least 35 people died after a section of a highway bridge in northern Italy partially collapsed Tuesday, the office of the Governor of the northwestern Liguria region said on its official Twitter account, citing unnamed sources from the fire department.

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2 found guilty in Wisconsin pipeline protest case

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A jury has found two people guilty of disorderly conduct and obstructing an officer following a protest at Enbridge Energy's Line 3 construction site in Wisconsin last summer. 

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Mayflies swarm West Duluth gas station Video included

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The video of the short-lived insects was taken at the Kwik Trip on Grand Avenue.

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What you need to know before voting in the August Primary

What you need to know before voting in the August Primary What you need to know before voting in the August Primary
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Voters in Minnesota and Wisconsin will make their voices heard Tuesday in a highly anticipated August Primary Election.

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. candidate campaigns in Duluth Video included

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The running mate of Minnesota's G-O-P endorsed candidate for Governor, Jeff Johnson, did some pre-primary campaigning in Duluth Monday.  

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Duluth City Council: Tourism tax money to pay increased cost of moving Irvin

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The Duluth City Council Monday voted to reappropriate tourism tax money to pay the increased cost of moving the William A. Irvin out of the Minnesota Slip. 

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MN 8th District DFL, GOP Chairs discuss competitive race ahead of primary Video included

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Tuesday's primary elections are expected to bring in a big wave of voters. By far, the race on the ballot receiving the most national attention is the race for the 8th Congressional District seat.  

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Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. gives resignation of mine management responsibilities at HibTac

Cleveland-Cliffs reports increases across the board for second-quarter Cleveland-Cliffs reports increases across the board for second-quarter
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Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.  is giving up its mine management responsibilities at Hibbing Taconite (HibTac), effective August 12th of 2019. 

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Walz speaks with veterans in Duluth ahead of primary

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz was in Duluth Monday promoting his vision of state care and services for veterans.

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Hot Weather Woes in Duluth Video included

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It's been quite the heat wave over the past few days in the Northland. And while this upcoming dip in temperatures should bring some relief, another heat wave is right around the corner.  

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Long awaited Snively monument finished Monday

The grandson of George W. Martin, who made a fortune in Duluth's timber industry, saw a long awaited re-dedication to the monument his grandfather built 91 years ago.

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Ashland County taxpayers to vote on $1 million referendum Tuesday Video included

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Voters in Ashland County will vote Tuesday on an effort to combat the region's opioid crisis. It comes in the form of a $1 million tax referendum that has some property owners on the fence.

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Conservation Corps and ALLETE join in effort to remove invasive species in local park

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Several Duluthians came together Monday in the fight against invasive species.

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Swanson, Nolan "confident" going into primary election Video included

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Candidate for Minnesota Governor Lori Swanson and running-mate Rick Nolan, visited with voters in Duluth and on the Iron Range Monday.

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Five things to know ahead of the Wisconsin Primary

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Wisconsin's Partisan Primary is next week, and the Elections Commission says everyone should be aware of the following items. 

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  • SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

    SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:38:08 GMT

    Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

    Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

  • SLIDESHOW: Friday is National Puppy Day!

    SLIDESHOW: Friday is National Puppy Day!

    Friday, March 23 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-03-23 08:40:31 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-06 08:40:00 GMT

    Make sure to give your four-legged friends some extra love Friday because it's National Puppy Day! 

    Make sure to give your four-legged friends some extra love Friday because it's National Puppy Day! 

  • Photographers take advantage of rare super blue blood moon

    Photographers take advantage of rare super blue blood moon

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-31 16:12:03 GMT
    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-31 16:12:03 GMT
    © Credit: Stacy Colich© Credit: Stacy Colich

    The event was best seen along the West Coast, however the moon did light up the Northland due to the clear skies. 

    The event was best seen along the West Coast, however the moon did light up the Northland due to the clear skies. 

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  • Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:51:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:15 GMT
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.
  • 'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 07:36:03 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:10 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...
    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.
    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.
  • Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:07:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:05 GMT
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
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  • Get Outdoors

    Get Outdoors

    KBJR 6 Today meteorologist Adam Lorch heads into the outdoors and showcases areas where you can enjoy Mother Nature.

    KBJR 6 Today meteorologist Adam Lorch heads into the outdoors and showcases areas where you can enjoy Mother Nature.

  • Northland's Very Own

    Northland's Very Own

    Jennifer Austin tells us the personal stories of those in the Northland who make an impact on those around them.

    Jennifer Austin tells us the personal stories of those in the Northland who make an impact on those around them.

  • 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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