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Walker to address education, healthcare reform in annual address

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to lay out his priorities for the year in his eighth State of the State speech Wednesday afternoon.

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Former U.S.A. Gymnastics doctor to be sentenced Wednesday

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The remaining victims of the convicted U.S. Gymnastics Team Doctor, Larry Nassar, will deliver their impact statements in court Wednesday, before the 54-year old disgraced physician learns his fate. 

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Storm strands St. Paul students late into the night

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The St. Paul Superintendent is apologizing after Monday's snowstorm forced more than 300 students to be stranded until as late as midnight. 

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Duluth photographer snaps shots of 'Luna the Adventure Kitty'

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If you need more proof that cats do well on the internet then there's this. 

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Duluth School Board approves changes in compensatory education funding

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Each school in the district generates a certain amount of what is called compensatory education funds, based on the number of students taking part in the free and reduced-price lunch program. 

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Duluth city leaders talk plans to repair East Hillside streets

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Tuesday night, Duluth city leaders shared what they say will be a solution to a bumpy ride through the East Hillside Neighborhood.

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UPDATE: Authorities determine cause of death for former UMD hockey captain

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey captain Andrew Carroll has died at the age of 32, the school and family confirmed to KBJR 6 Sports on Monday evening.

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MPCA holds public hearing on Minntac permit Video included

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to deny a water quality permit variance for the state's largest mine.  

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A new face emerges as a candidate for Tina Smith's senate seat

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A new face is in the running for the US Senate seat currently held by Tina Smith. Republican Karin Housley is running for the spot.

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MPR Provides additional details surrounding Keillor allegations

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Minnesota Public Radio is providing additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor. 

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Three Northland State Representatives seeking re-election

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Reps. Jennifer Schultz, Liz Olson and Mary Murphy have all announced they will be running for office again. 

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Michigan Tech: Two wolves remain on Isle Royale

Michigan Tech researchers are at the beginning of their annual winter survey in which they track the population of wolves and moose on the island. They say they spotted two sets of wolf tracks recently.

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Keeping KBJR 6 Content in your Facebook feed

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We know how important it is to you to stay connected with KBJR 6 during breaking news, weather, and sports, as well as Facebook live reports.   It is just as important to us, as we depend on you to tell us what you consider as important issues, sharing photos and news tips, as well as helping us stay connected!

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Duluth native recounts Alaskan earthquake Video included

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A frightening early morning for Alaskans after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook the south islands, triggering tsunami warnings across the pacific northwest.  Those warnings were canceled earlier this morning but Duluth native, Larry Hagen says after five years living in Kodiak, it was an experience he wouldn't forget. "It was one of those ones that wakes everybody up," he said. Which is why he says this morning's quake was different than any he'd experienced so far. ... More>>

476 pounds of marijuana seized in North Dakota traffic stop

Stutsman County authorities say they seized 476 pounds of marijuana during a weekend traffic stop on Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota.

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2018 Superior Ice Festival preps underway

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When Jack Frost gives Superior Winter, they make ice festivals. Preparations for the 2018 Superior Ice Festival are underway.  Bulldozers and plow trucks are pushing the past four weeks of snowstorms into something the entire family can enjoy. 

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Two killed in shooting at Kentucky high school

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BENTON, Ky. (AP) --  Gov. Matt Bevin says two people have been killed and 19 injured in a shooting at a high school in southwest Kentucky.  

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Two Harbors students set to host 'Civility Summit' to promote kindness among students

Sometimes, it can seem like civility is a dying trend in our communities, but a group from Two Harbors High School are hoping to change that. Sometimes, it can seem like civility is a dying trend in our communities, but a group from Two Harbors High School are hoping to change that.
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Sometimes, it can seem like civility is a dying trend in our communities, but a group from Two Harbors High School are hoping to change that.

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Government reopens, but final funding bill not complete

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The U.S. Government is officially open for business. 

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Duluth leaders to outline road repair plan

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City leaders are sharing what they say will be a solution to a bumpy ride through Duluth's East Hillside Neighborhood. 

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American beer sales drop

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Overall beer sales were down slightly in the United states last year. 

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Duluth City Council tables golf course decision

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The Duluth City Council has tabled a decision on selling or closing one of Duluth's two golf courses. 

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Duluth City Council approves nearly $2 million for City Hall improvements

That resolution authorizes the city to enter into an agreement with a Minneapolis-based general contractor.

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Business owners, citizens voice concerns on flavored tobacco ban proposal

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The Duluth City Council opened up conversation Monday night into whether to restrict the sales of flavored tobacco products in certain stores.

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Deteriorating conditions causes closure of U.S. Highway 2 in Ashland, Bayfield counties

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The Ashland County Sheriff's Office says they will be closing the bayfront section of U.S. Highway 2 between State Highway 13 in the Town of Eileen and State Highway 112 in Ashland at 4 p.m. on Monday. 

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Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

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Facebook is announcing its second major tweak to its algorithm this month, saying it will prioritize news based on users' votes. More>>

Rep. Duffy weighs in on government shutdown in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Republican U.S. Representative Sean Duffy is weighing in on the government shutdown, which now awaits the president's signature.

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Minnesota National Guard, 148th Fighter Wing affected by government shutdown

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The three-day government shutdown is on the verge of coming to an end. Monday afternoon, the Senate voted 81-18 to temporarily fund the government. 

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Plans to end government shutdown clears Congress, heads to President Trump

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Congress has approved a bipartisan agreement to re-open the federal government after a three-day partial shutdown.

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Ice blown to pieces at Meyers Beach sea caves

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If you were hoping to get a glimpse of the ice caves near Cornucopia in the near future, you're in for a long wait. 

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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

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Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on. More>>

Winter weather cancels, delays flights at Duluth, MSP

In addition, the FAA has listed the MSP Airport under an advisory due to the snowy and icy conditions. 

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Xcel Energy gives tips on staying safe ahead of the upcoming snowfall

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Due to the upcoming winter weather moving through the area, officials with Xcel Energy are giving tips on how to stay safe in winter weather.  

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Cheapest Super Bowl tickets: $4,000+

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If you want tickets to this year's Super Bowl, be prepared to really open your wallet. TicketIQ, which tracks Super Bowl ticket prices, said Monday morning's cheapest available ticket on re-sale markets for Super Bowl LII is $4,370. 

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Officials: 750 WI Guard members to be furloughed during government shutdown

The Wisconsin National Guard is seeing an impact from the government shutdown, as lawmakers reach a stalemate in a vote on a spending bill. 

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Voyageurs National Park open to public despite government shutdown

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Across the country, officials at national parks are keeping them as accessible as possible during the federal government shutdown. 

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Duluth Council to discuss tobacco sales, City Hall upgrades Video included

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The Duluth City Council will officially open the conversation into how to handle flavored tobacco product sales.

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Senate to vote on funding bill Monday Video included

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The government shutdown could come to and end Monday. 

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Vikings fans say the season was one to remember Video included

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Fans packed bars and restaurants tonight to watch the Vikings battle the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game.

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Frosted Fatty wraps up at Spirit Mountain Video included

The Fat Bike celebration at the regions only lift-access fat bike ski area continued Sunday with a two-day Bike Festival. 

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Snowmobile safety awareness week begins in Minnesota

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This an opportunity for the Department of Natural Resources, volunteer safety instructors, the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association and its 250 member snowmobile clubs to join together to recognize the importance of safe, responsible snowmobiling.

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Beargrease art exhibit makes a stop in Duluth

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The community had the chance to see the Beargrease Art Exhibit Sunday morning. The art exhibits showcased photographs from last year's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. This year watercolor artists were featured in the exhibit. Photographer, Kyle Krohn is the organizer of the event. The gallery opening was free and took place at the Great Lakes Aquarium. This is the 8th year being held at the Great Lakes Aquarium. "I love finding a spot on the trail that shows the team ... More>>

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown

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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers. More>>

Accidental cooking fire engulfs kitchen in Lincoln Park home

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The Duluth Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire in the Lincoln Park neighborhood just before 2 p.m. Sunday. 

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66-year-old Solon Springs woman is dead following a car crash Video included

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A Solon Springs woman is dead following a car crash Saturday morning. At around 11:42 am Saturday, 66-year-old Leita Antonson was driving southbound on USH 53 and made a left turn onto North Boundary Rd, crossing in front of a northbound pickup truck towing an enclosed trailer.  Antonson's vehicle was struck broadside in the passenger side door and all units ended up in the ditch on the east side of the highway. The driver of the northbound pickup, Brandon Braun, 36, Iowa, wa...

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Family and Bad River Tribal members protest justification in Jason Pero's death Video included

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Following Friday's news that no charges would be filed against Ashland County Deputy Brock Merdjenovich for shooting and killing 14-year-old Jason Pero in November, a protest took place in Ashland Saturday. 

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Superior police and fire departments investigate vehicle fire Video included

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The Superior fire and police departments are investigating the cause of a vehicle fire that happened early Saturday morning. 

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KBJR 6 News app now offering school, business and organization closings push alerts

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We know school closings are important to you, and they're important to us too. That's why we're working to bring your school closings to you through our free news app. 

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Download the KBJR 6 Weather App

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KBJR has unveiled a new weather app for Apple and Android devices.

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  • SLIDESHOW: Vikings fans celebrate incredible playoff win

    SLIDESHOW: Vikings fans celebrate incredible playoff win

    Monday, January 15 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-01-15 19:58:05 GMT

    WHAT. A. GAME. 

    WHAT. A. GAME. 

  • Photographers capture first super moon of 2018

    Photographers capture first super moon of 2018

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 2:23 PM EST2018-01-02 19:23:48 GMT
    Although it was a cold night, the skies were clear for the first super moon night of 2018. Photographers captured the moon, as well as the ring around it, with their lenses, and shared them with us. We've compiled them into a slideshow for you. If you have a photo you'd like to include, send it to connect@kbjr6.com. 
    Although it was a cold night, the skies were clear for the first super moon night of 2018. Photographers captured the moon, as well as the ring around it, with their lenses, and shared them with us. We've compiled them into a slideshow for you. If you have a photo you'd like to include, send it to connect@kbjr6.com. 
  • Deer hunters bagging bucks throughout the Northland

    Deer hunters bagging bucks throughout the Northland

    Monday, December 4 2017 3:19 PM EST2017-12-04 20:19:49 GMT

    Hunters in Wisconsin and Minnesota have submitted photos of their prized buck to us, and we couldn't help but share them with you!

    Hunters in Wisconsin and Minnesota have submitted photos of their prized buck to us, and we couldn't help but share them with you!

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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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