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Grandson indicted in Minnesota couple's killing

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A central Minnesota man now faces first-degree murder charges in the killings of his grandparents, who had taken him into their home. 

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Former colleagues at UWSP reflect on Wood Co. man killed

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Just days after 57-year-old Andrew Gokee was shot and killed in Minnesota, former colleagues at UW-Stevens Point are giving a closer look at who he was as a person.

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MN fugitive, alleged murderer could face death penalty Video included

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The Minnesota woman who allegedly killed her husband and a Florida woman could face the death penalty.  

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DNR seeking input on new MN deer hunt plan

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Minnesota is hoping to make deer hunting the best it can be, and they want your feedback. 

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Wine prices to increase after massive production drop

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The price of wine is going up. 

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Pence to join with Walker, Foxconn executive at forum

Vice President Mike Pence plans to join with an executive from Foxconn Technology Group, Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman at a public forum in Milwaukee to talk about the Republican tax overhaul.

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NAACP delegation embarks on historic journey down south Video included

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The group is taking a bus down south to visit the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

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John Shuster attends White House state dinner

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Olympic gold medalist John Shuster attended Tuesday night's White House state dinner.

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Formal charges filed in fatal Carlton County shooting Video included

A 32-year-old man has been formally charged after allegedly killing a man during a shooting in Carlton County over the weekend.

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Former Kozy building owner suing the city

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Erik Ringsred filed the lawsuit, claiming the city is not doing enough to preserve the historic landmark building.  

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MN House Republicans propose tax cut for second tier taxpayers

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Minnesota's second tier is any single taxpayer, with an income between $25,890 - $85,060. 

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Sam Cook leaving outdoors section but not outdoors Video included

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After 38 years, Sam Cook has become a familiar voice at the Duluth News Tribune, but come Friday, he's trading his notebooks for even more time on already familiar trails.

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Two arrested, infant placed in foster care following Spooner drug bust

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Two people are behind bars after Spooner police allegedly found drugs in their vehicle. Officials were called to the Spooner emergency room for a man having a medical emergency on Saturday. While there, an officer noticed the man's wife, who was holding a baby, showed signs of possible drug use. A K-9 alerted officers to drugs inside their vehicle where multiple bags containing suspected meth and other drugs were found. Drugs were also found in a diaper bag. The couple is being h... More>>

DFLers stages House floor sit-in, want stronger gun laws Video included

A Democratic lawmaker is holding a 24-hour sit-in on the Minnesota House floor to protest the lack of action on gun legislation this year.

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UPDATE: Former Superior Battalion Chief's death result of suicide Video included

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Erik Sutton died last Wednesday at the age of 46. Sutton spent 20 years with the Superior Fire Department, most recently serving as battalion chief.   He retired earlier this year.

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35 Duluthians to attend opening ceremony of new lynching memorial in Alabama

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The memorial commemorates 4,400 victims of lynching that were documented either in the local newspapers, death certificates or obituaries. 

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Minnesota woman seriously injured in hit and run, police searching for driver

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A woman is recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Cass County late Sunday night. 

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Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

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A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara. More>>

Famous musician visits Ironwood, uses song to fight bullying Video included

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The writer of the popular children's song "Puff the Magic Dragon" is promoting anti-bullying throughout the world. Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary, made an appearance in Ironwood, Mich. on Monday afternoon where hundreds of students in a one-of-a-kind learning experience. 

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Historic Ironwood Theatre in need of a new roof, fundraising $90k Video included

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The Historic Ironwood Theatre is "Raising the Roof," which is the name of their current fundraiser to gather funds for a new roof.

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UPDATE: Administrative law judge rules on Enbridge

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An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route.áá

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UPDATE: One dead in fatal Carlton County shooting

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Authorities say one of the victims in a weekend shooting in Carlton County has now died.

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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

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Police in Canada say the van that struck eight to 10 pedestrians in north Toronto has been found and the driver is in custody. More>>

UPDATE: 82 year old man dies after falling through ice on Prairie Lake

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Authorities say a Wright, Minnesota man has died after falling through the ice Monday afternoon in Fine Lakes Township.

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Crews battle grass fire near Duluth

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Firefighters were called to an area about 2 miles south of I-35 on Becks Road late Monday afternoon.

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Duluth Lakewalk storm damage cost estimated at $600K-$700K

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The city of Duluth will update the public Monday morning on the damage and restoration plan for the Lakewalk following the April snow storm. 

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MN Slip cleanup idled

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In January, the William A. Irvin was moved away from the seawalls so the Army Corps of Engineers could replace some of the crumbling seawalls with new sheet metal piling.  

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Top GOPer proposes major change for sexual harassment cases

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A powerful House Republican is proposing a drastic change to state law that would make it easier to prosecute sexual harassment.

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UPDATE: Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

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   Authorities announced that 29-year-old Travis Reinking, was taken into custody Monday.

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Woman held in 2 deaths likely to be extradited to Florida

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Fifty-six-year-old Lois Riess is being held in the Cameron County jail in South Texas on Florida charges that include murder with a firearm. 

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11 Northern Minnesota companies penalized for violating pollution laws

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11 Northland companies make up just over 15% of the state's cases against companies that violated pollution laws in the first quarter of 2018. 

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Rukavina not seeking re-election

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A familiar name in Minnesota politics will not seek re-election.  St. Louis County Commissioner Tom Rukavina will retire at the end of his term, according to his assistant.  

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  • Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

    Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:39:15 GMT
    A county sheriff in Maine says a deputy has been shot and killed following a report of a robbery at a convenience store.
    A county sheriff in Maine says a deputy has been shot and killed following a report of a robbery at a convenience store.
  • College basketball panels: Ban cheats, let players go pro

    College basketball panels: Ban cheats, let players go pro

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:39:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
  • Warrant: Suspect's suspicious behavior drew police attention

    Warrant: Suspect's suspicious behavior drew police attention

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:38:52 GMT
    (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Law enforcement officers stand guard at the driveway entrance to the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Two Dallas policemen were reportedly shot at a nearby Home Depot and reportedly were ...(Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Law enforcement officers stand guard at the driveway entrance to the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Two Dallas policemen were reportedly shot at a nearby Home Depot and reportedly were ...
    Authorities say two Dallas police officers were escorting a man from a home improvement store when he shot them and a store employee.
    Authorities say two Dallas police officers were escorting a man from a home improvement store when he shot them and a store employee.
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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

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    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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