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Inmate escapes from Gordon Correctional Center

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A minimum-security inmate escaped from the Gordon Correctional Center Saturday night, according to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

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Duluth skate park hosts "Skate and Cake" fundraiser Video included

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The all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast aimed to raise money for The Encounter skateboard park in Duluth. 

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Natives Against Heroin raise awareness in Native communities Video included

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A group is looking to raise awareness on heroin use in the Native community.

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2017 Walk for Thought helps fight against brain injuries Video included

The event aimed to spark conversation about brain injury awareness. The event aimed to spark conversation about brain injury awareness.

Six cities in Minnesota participated in raising money for brain injury. The 2017 Walk for Thought was hosted in Rochester, St. Cloud, New Brighton, Twin Cities and Duluth. 

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Bentleyville "Tour of Lights" gears up for winter season with sweet fundraising effort Video included

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Officials said the Golden Ticket Candy Bar fundraiser kicks off Saturday and runs through Halloween. 

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DPD Investigating after 19-year-old suffers gun shot wound Video included

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Police say the 19-year-old male old victim had what appeared to be a non-life threatening single gunshot wound that went through his hand and into his leg.  

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Democratic senator expected to announce run for governor of WI

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Democratic state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout plans to announce she is running for governor on Monday. 

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Northland volunteer headed to U.S territories impacted by Hurricane Maria Video included

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Hurricane Maria has now passed through the Caribbean, making landfall on multiple islands, leaving tens of thousands without power, and has destroyed entire cities.  It's been 4 days since Hurricane Maria rocked the island of Saint Croix. 

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Two passengers transported to local hospitals following two vehicle crash Video included

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Around 2:30 p.m., Duluth Police, Duluth Fire and Gold Cross Ambulance, responded to the two vehicle crash on London Rd.

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87-year-old man drives off McDonald's retaining wall on London Rd

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An 87-year-old man received no injuries after driving off a retaining wall at a McDonald's on London Road.  

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Those close to Sen. John McCain not surprised by his health care decision

Longtime friends and advisers of Sen. John McCain say they're not surprised by his decision to oppose a last-ditch Republican effort to overhaul the nation's health care law. 

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Eight injured in St. Paul apt. fire

 None of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening.

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Three people dead after small plane crash

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 Authorities say three people are dead after a small plane crash in northwestern Minnesota. 

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UPDATE: Six senior citizens rescued after lightning strikes assisted living center Video included

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The fire was confined mostly to the attic area of the home. 

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WI man charged with killing woman, pointing gun at her son

An Appleton man has been charged with killing the woman he was living with and pointing his gun at her son. 

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Gov. Dayton and Republican lawmakers battle goes back to the courts

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After less than two days of private talks, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican lawmakers walked away from their court-ordered mediation. 

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Trump administration allows universities to require higher standards for complaints of sexual assault

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Women's rights groups say the change will discourage students from reporting assault.

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Lift Bridge lit teal for ovarian cancer awareness Video included

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The Aerial Lift Bridge will be a beautiful shade of teal this weekend.

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Wild rice dinner held before Enbridge Line 3 proposed pipeline hearings take place

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Honor the Earth says Enbridge's proposed Line 3 pipeline is a disaster waiting to happen.

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Russians targeted Minnesota, Wisconsin elections

Federal officials say hackers working for the Russian government targeted the Minnesota secretary of state's website leading up to the 2016 election but did not break in.

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Duluth Bethel Loses Appeal against DHS

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For the next two years, Duluth Bethel's Chemical Dependency Service will be operating under a conditional license. 

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Duluth goes teal for ovarian cancer Video included

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Starting Friday the lift bridge and Enger tower will turn teal to kick off Light Duluth Teal weekend. It's all to raise awareness for ovarian cancer.  

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Bohemian Hall restoration underway Video included

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Ask anyone on Ashland's East End and they'll likely have plenty of memories to share of the old Bohemian Hall. That includes its former owner, Mark Drolson. 

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Groundbreaking for Superior apt. complex held

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It's a 54-unit apartment complex that will be made up of one and two bedroom units. 

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Home invasion suspect still on the loose, public's help needed

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Authorities are still asking for your help in finding and identifying a home invasion suspect. 

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UPDATE: Suspect in custody, held on charges unrelated to Vista Fleet being set adrift Video included

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According to police, the suspect has been identified as a 47-year-old Excelsior, Minnesota man. 

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New trampoline park opens its doors in West Duluth Video included

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Planet 3 Extreme Air Park gives people of all ages the chance to get active and jump.

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Storms leave parts of Northland without power

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Storms moving through the Northland caused outages in the Twin Ports and southern parts of the Iron Range. 

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Pine River Township rollover crash kills one

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Authorities say a vehicle rolled just after 3:30 a.m. on 24th Avenue Southeast in Pine River Township, trapping the two men inside. 

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SLIDESHOW: Storm clouds moving through the Northland

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Storms are rumbling through the Northland, and more storms are expected to move through before the weekend. 

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WATCH: Near boat collision in Duluth caught on camera Video included

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We're getting a look at what was an incredibly close call in the Duluth Harbor Thursday morning, after both boats in the Vista Fleet were intentionally unmoored and set adrift. 

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WATCH: Minnesota hunter rescue caught on video Video included

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We're getting a first-hand look at the moment a Minnesota hunter was rescued from the Nemadji Forest.

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Duluth councilors propose move to offset public safety cuts

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A couple Duluth city councilors are hoping to offset proposed funding cuts to the city's police and fire departments. 

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Leaders: $271B needed for creaky Great Lakes water systems

State leaders say the Great Lakes region needs to drastically improve public water systems.

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