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Hundreds attend annual Memorial Day Weekend Ham Dinner in Brule Video included

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The dinner is a fundraiser for the upkeep of the Waino Ever-Rest cemetery. 

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Planet 3 Extreme Air Park hosts Memorial Day lock-in Video included

Planet 3 Extreme Air Park is hosted a Memorial Day weekend lock-in.  Children could jump around, join in on dunk and flip contests, and a dodgeball tournament. DJ's were on site to provide music while children enjoyed some pizza.  

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2018 Dylan Fest wraps up with musical brunch

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Sunday wrapped up the annual Duluth Dylan Fest.  The week-long event honors Bob Dylan's global influence.  Sunday people were able to listen to Bob Dylan tunes, eat brunch and catch up with old friends at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe.  The event has become an excuse for Dylan fans from all over the world to see Northland places which were influential in Dylan's development.  "Well, it was absolutely fabulous, it was one of the strongest Dylan Fest's we've had. Of... More>>

Northland hosts dozens of Memorial Day ceremonies Video included

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Dozens of Memorial Day ceremonies and celebrations are taking place across the Northland on Monday. 

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Businesses prepare ahead of flavored tobacco ordinance taking effect Video included

Businesses prepare ahead of flavored tobacco ordinance taking effect Businesses prepare ahead of flavored tobacco ordinance taking effect
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The ordinance, passed by the city councilors will remove all flavored tobacco items from gas stations. It would only allow them to be sold at 18 and over stores.

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One person evacuated in attic fire in West Duluth home Video included

One person was evacuated from a house Sunday evening following a fire. 

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George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

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Spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted just after 2 p.m. Sunday that Bush will likely remain in the hospital for a few days.

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Drone racing becoming popular in Minnesota, North Dakota

Drone racing is taking off as a rapidly growing sport driven by pilots, thrill seekers and tinkerers in places in Minnesota and North Dakota.

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Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.

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RV destroyed in roadside fire Video included

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According to the Northland FireWire, The Fayal, Eveleth, Gilbert fire departments, and Minnesota DNR responded to the fire. 

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St. Louis County Historical Society invites veterans for meal and conversation Video included

The St. Louis County Historical Society is inviting veterans, especially Vietnam veterans, to share in a meal and conversation. Saturday was the first of four events scheduled through October taking place at the American Legion Post number 71, West Duluth. 

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Duluth tourism season in full swing Video included

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The Lakewalk Galley and Red Wagon Popcorn are just two of over 50 restaurants in the downtown area that will see an increase in business during this upcoming tourism season. 
 

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Superior kicks of Summer and honors veterans with community fun day Video included

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Those who attended could enjoy a picnic by the harbor to ring in Memorial Day weekend. 

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Hometown Heroes Walk aims to educate people about food allergies Video included

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According to studies, food allergies now affects 1 in 13 children and a Minnesota group is looking to change that. The Hometown Heroes Walk in Duluth took place Saturday.  The walk pushed to raise awareness about growing rate of food allergies.  

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Two sculptures dedicated to Wade Stadium celebrating renovations Video included

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The renovations also include adding artificial turf to the field, a new scoreboard, and upgraded light.

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Minneapolis raises age for buying tobacco to 21 Video included

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The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. 

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Tiny home vacation rental to open on North Shore Video included

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Many people will be heading up the North Shore this Memorial Day weekend. Some will be camping. Some will be staying in hotels and resorts. A Minnesota man has an idea that falls in between those two.

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Parents protest teacher outside Moose Lake School Video included

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A protest late Friday outside Moose Lake School days after news broke that a teacher is being investigated for allegedly slapping a student in class.

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Memorial Day kicks off the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads Video included

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Thousands across the state are hitting the road for one of the busiest and deadliest travel seasons in Minnesota. In the Northland, Memorial Day weekend marks the first time our roads are packed with folks headed "Up North."

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Grant money rehabs a veteran's home on the Bad River Reservation Video included

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With Memorial Day weekend upon us, one veteran on the Bad River Reservation is getting a little help with his home.  

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Wildlife impacted by Husky explosion rehabbed, released back into the wild Video included

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Wildlife rehabilitation experts say they have treated several animals, covered in oil from the refinery's asphalt chambers.

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88-year-old Menomonie man drowns in Flambeau River

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Sawyer County emergency crews have recovered the body of a man who drowned in the Flambeau River.

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Former Township treasurer sentenced to prison for embezzlement

A woman who embezzled more than a million dollars in Gogebic County has learned her fate.

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Governor Dayton authorizes more than $500,000 for St. Louis County disaster assistance

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Emergency relief funds for St. Louis County have been approved by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in order to help repair damage done by a late winter storm.

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Bon Iver manager drops out of Wisconsin US House race

The manager of indie folk band Bon Iver says he is dropping out of the race for a Wisconsin congressional seat currently held by Republican Sean Duffy.

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Jury trial scheduled for suspect in infant death case

A Hibbing man charged with two counts of second degree murder after an infant died in a house fire last year will have his case heard by a jury. 

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Teens rescued after float goes adrift on Lake Superior

The Coast Guard says the two teens who went adrift in Lake Superior on a float Friday afternoon are safe. 

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Board of Directors approves Essentia's "Vision Northland" project

A major step forward has been taken in the upcoming Essentia expansion.

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UPDATE: The Latest: Fischbach takes oath as lieutenant governor

Fischbach was thrust into the job automatically in January when Dayton appointed Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate.

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Tips on how to save your gas

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the price of gas is continuing to rise. 

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Air patrol to enforce speed limit in Washburn County

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You should watch your speed if you are driving through Washburn County on Friday.

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One treated for possible smoke inhalation in rural Duluth garage fire

Crews were called to a home in Rural Duluth on Thurber Road just before 4 a.m. on Friday. 

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Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire one century later Video included

Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire a century later Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire a century later
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One hundred years ago, a massive fire ripped through farmlands, towns and communities, killing hundreds of people and burning 1,500 square miles of land in Carlton County. 

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Lift Bridge shifts into summer schedule

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Good news if you're sick of getting bridged in Canal Park.  

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Traditional Norwegian ship makes debut voyage in Canal Park

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A voyage a year in the making set off Thursday.  

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Minnesota schools could soon be updating their safety and security measures Video included

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Despite a frustrating legislative session, Minnesota schools could soon be updating their safety and security measures. That is if Governor Dayton agrees to sign off on the Bonding Bill in the coming days.   During this legislative session, several lawmakers pushed for everything from gun control, to security upgrades, and mental health funding amid the rash of school shootings, starting with Parkland, Florida. On the last day of the Legislative session, lawmakers... More>>

Hayward hospital creates program to aid survivors of sexual assault Video included

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Every two minutes in U.S someone is sexually assaulted. It's a problem that touches many communities around the nation, including the Northland.  

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Suspects in Grahek shooting sentenced to prison, probation

Two suspects in a fatal shooting in Duluth has learned their fate.

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Twin Metals releases project update Video included

On Thursday Twin Metals Minnesota released new project information for its proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely, about one year since its last update. 

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UPDATE: Power nearly restored to all in Duluth area, transmitters back on

As of 11:40 a.m., only eight customers were without power in the Cloquet and Esko area. 

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Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

In all, 16 people spoke to CNN about Freeman as part of this investigation, eight of whom said they were victims of what some called harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman.

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Iron Range transitional home for veterans ready for move in Video included

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Veterans in need of a home on the Iron Range now have a new option. 

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Fire in Pine County destroys garages and 92-year-old's sentimental belongings Video included

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Wednesday, near Moose Lake, fire tore through two garages, igniting tanks and ammo inside. It happened around 1 Wednesday afternoon near the Carlton-Pine county border, in Nickerson, Minnesota.

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KBJR 6 weather special to look back, ahead to severe weather events Video included

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From devastating tornadoes to thunderstorms and flooding, KBJR 6 is taking a look back at the severe storms of 2016 in a half hour special airing Thursday night. 

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  • San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

    San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

    Monday, May 28 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:45:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this May 17, 2018 photo, Miriam Zouzounis looks through a selection of tobacco products while interviewed at Ted's Market, her family's store, in San Francisco. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is pumping millions of dollars into a ca...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this May 17, 2018 photo, Miriam Zouzounis looks through a selection of tobacco products while interviewed at Ted's Market, her family's store, in San Francisco. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is pumping millions of dollars into a ca...
    R.J. Reynolds is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to convince San Francisco voters to reject a sales ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and vaping liquids with flavors like...
    R.J. Reynolds is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to convince San Francisco voters to reject a sales ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool cucumber.
  • 'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    Monday, May 28 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:45:09 GMT
    (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."(Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.
  • Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Monday, May 28 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:44:52 GMT
    (Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...(Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.
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