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New rule proposed to limit pollution in wild rice beds

The existing rule limits sulfate to 10 milligrams per liter in water used for the production of wild rice. 

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UPDATE: The latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan Video included

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Afghanistan's government is applauding President Donald Trump's speech for focusing on needs and conditions instead of timelines.

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UPDATE: Power is back on for majority of 530 customers who were without it after the storm

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We are learning that power is back on for a majority of hundreds of people who were without power in Duluth due to lightning-related outages.

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Sen. Franken addresses concerns on the Iron Range

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U.S Senator, Al Franken visited the Iron Range Monday as part of his three-day tour around the Northland. Senator Franken's first stop was Virginia, to tour the over 100-year-old Fire Hall. 

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Ashland authorities are looking for missing teenager believed to be a runaway

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The Ashland County Sheriff's Office has put out a missing person alert on a runaway Ashland teenager.  

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Eclipse 2017: Duluthians bask in moon's shadow Video included

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For a brief period, eclipse watchers were able to view the spectacle without any clouds in the way. 

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Duluth watch parties get glimpse of once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse

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The nationwide, highly anticipated total solar eclipse came and went this afternoon. Right here in Duluth, hundreds of viewers at watching parties waiting for the natural phenomenon.

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Man accused of manslaughter in Tower infant's death appears in court

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The man accused of leaving an infant home alone before a fatal fire in Tower made his first appearance in court today. Twenty-four-year-old Jesse Bonacci-Koski is charged with two counts of manslaughter, in the death of 11-month-old Bentley Joe Lewis Koski.  

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Minnesota State Patrol ramps up DWI enforcement

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According to the state patrol, Minnesota is headed for some of its deadliest weekends on state roads and drunk driving to blame. Locally, law enforcement officers believe education has sunk in and many realize it's not safe to drive drunk.

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Water main break prompts closure of Piedmont Avenue

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Piedmont is closed between Morris Thomas Road and Chambersburg until further notice. 

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NTSB: Worker urged evacuation before Minnesota school blast

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A preliminary report about an explosion at a Minneapolis school says a maintenance worker smelled natural gas and used a radio to tell others to evacuate just a minute before the blast.

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Intersection of 21st Avenue East and 4th Street to temporarily close starting August 23rd

All traffic will be detoured to 24th Avenue East and Kent Road.

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Gordy's Hi-Hat namesake turns 90 Monday

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There's a very special birthday happening in Cloquet Monday.  

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Lane closures expected on Highway 1 near Ely

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Drivers near the Boundary Waters can expect some lane closures to begin Monday. 

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Franken to visit Iron Range Monday

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Senator Al Franken will be visting the Iron Range Monday. 

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Horse racing remains a tradition at one Minnesota county fair

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For 126 years, the Carlton County Fair has hosted horse racing on the fairgrounds.

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Crews work to preserve and restore history at Duluth cemetery Video included

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History is being preserved at what is believed to be one of Minnesota's first Jewish Cemeteries.  Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps. is working to restore and clean headstones at the Adas Israel Cemetery in Duluth.   

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Ninth Annual Bubble Fest came to town Video included

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The 9th Annual Bubble Festival kicked off Sunday.  

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City of Proctor honored for supporting local military members Video included

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Representatives from the Governor's office and the Minnesota National Guard traveled to Proctor to declare the city a Yellow Ribbon Community.

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Calling all art lovers, Art in Bayfront Park is underway Video included

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Calling all art lovers, Art in Bayfront Park in underway.

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More than 100 people attend Two Harbor's kids block party Video included

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More than 100 people packed the streets Saturday at the kid's block party in Two Harbors.  

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Barnum resident attends county fair 70 years in a row Video included

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This weekend marks the 127th annual Carlton County Fair and Jim Newman is no stranger to the summer event.

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"Olcott Fountain Brew Fest" aims to raise funds to complete restoration effort Video included

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The city of Virginia is getting closer and closer to the day the Olcott Fountain is operational. 

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