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Wisconsin traffic patrol increases for 'Click it or Ticket' mobilization

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During the annual initiative, WisDOT will utilize designated federal dollars to fund enhanced law enforcement patrols and public outreach about seat belt use.

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New round-a-bout project begins in Cloquet Monday

A round-a-bout project in Cloquet is set to begin Monday. Starting Monday morning MnDOT will construct the project on Highway 33. Motorists will encounter shoulder closures on northbound and southbound Hwy 33 and also on the ramp from southbound Interstate 35 to Hwy 33.  

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Great Lakes Academy hosts student art exhibit

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The exhibit featured examples of their work on display with some live demonstrations. Some of the artists' work was also for sale.

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Project Heart to Heart presents first-ever 'Ezra John Unzen' Scholarship Video included

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A Duluth non-profit presented a first-ever scholarship award Sunday evening.  Project Heart to Heart worked with Rob and Brandy Unzen to create the Ezra John Unzen Scholarship. Unzen passed away on November 4th, 2016, after courageously battling a congenital heart defect. 

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Duluth Heritage Center celebrates 10 Years

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The first puck drop at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center was a decade ago and is being celebrated by the community.

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Trump orders FBI probe - and IG widens its query

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President Donald Trump says that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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Carnival shutdown after ride malfunctions, injures four people in Hurley Video included

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Authorities say a carriage on a Sizzler ride collapsed into the pavement, when one of the ride's three large metal arms broke.

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Sunday is National Rescue Dog Day

In search of a furry friend? Sunday is the day to take that final leap.

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U.S., China reach trade agreement amid tariff crisis

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The United States intends to send a team to China to hammer out the details.

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Minnesota Legislature mull overriding Dayton on MNLARS

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature will try to override Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of funding to reimburse local offices hurt by the state's troubled new driver's registration system.

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Twin Ports Community members recycle electronics at Bayfront

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People dropped off monitors, computers, tv's, phones and more.

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Hundreds of students graduate from UW-Superior Video included

More than 540 students received diplomas during UW-Superior's commencement ceremony.

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8th Annual Duluth Dylan Fest kicks off Saturday

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Saturday kicked off the celebration of one of Duluth's most influential musicians.  

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Groundbreaking ceremony a special day for past and present men and women serving our country. Video included

Groundbreaking ceremony a special day for past and present men serving in our country. Groundbreaking ceremony a special day for past and present men serving in our country.
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Across The Pond Veterans Park aims to honor all members of the military, past and present... but also prepare for the future. 

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Dayton vetoes bill with harsher penalties for protesters Video included

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a GOP-backed bill that would increase penalties for protesters who block freeways or transit lines.

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Community members walked for stroke survivors and loved ones Video included

Many joined in the fight against a serious medical condition Saturday morning. Strides for Stroke is a benefit for stroke survivors and a platform to honor loved ones.  

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Water at Wisconsin island has high plastic pollution

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BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A recent study of 35 national parks found the waters off an island in northwestern Wisconsin had the highest concentration of plastic pollution. 

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Officials say company in Cuba plane crash had safety complaints

A Damojh employee in Mexico City declined to comment Saturday, saying the company would be communicating only through written statements.

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First Lady released from hospital after kidney procedure

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The First Lady's Communication Director says Trump is in "high spirits.

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City declares Saturday "Duluth Parks Day"

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Duluth parks connect people to fun, adventure, and numerous opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with 129 parks, 6800 acres of city parkland, 85 miles of multi-use trails and 12 miles of paved accessible trails. 

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Stinson Ave in Superior now open for public travel

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The road has been closed since April 26 following the Husky Energy Refinery explosions and fire.

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BREAKING BOUNDARIES: Nashwauk boy receives one-of-a-kind wheelchair ATV Video included

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A four-year-old Nashwauk boy spent the first years of his life facing an uncertain future. Reed Reuter has spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that causes a person to lose motor nerve cells.

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Eveleth community comes together for one of their own battling Breast Cancer Video included

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For Ms. Reida Forsman, singing has always been a passion. "Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be an elementary music school teacher," said Eveleth-Gilbert High School Choir Teacher, Reida Forsman.  

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Lab tests confirm SWL&P drinking water is safe Video included

ALLETE spokespeople say the drinking water of Superior Water Light and Power has been confirmed safe after samples were taken earlier this month.

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Mural unveiled at Lincoln Park Middle School

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On Friday, students unveiled a very special mural, which they have been working on throughout the school year. 

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UPDATE: No injuries on Highway 53 semi fire

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According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver is from Superior, and was driving a truck owned by KCM Trucking in Carlton.

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Shorter Beargrease race planned for 2019

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The race's board of directors voted this week to shorten the race from 370 miles to between 290 to 300 miles.

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Cooper Elementary opening moved back one year after fire Video included

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 Before the fire happened in early April, the school was 90% complete, and on track to be opened on time.

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Officials identify suspect in shooting that killed 10 at Texas high school

Ten people were killed and ten others injured in a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has confirmed.

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Maurices, Blue Star Mothers team up to send care packages to 148th members overseas

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When serving your country takes you far from your friends and family, a little token from home can make all the difference. 

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Ask a Trooper: Do troopers have ticket quotas?

Question: Is there a certain number of citations that each Trooper has to issue each month? 

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Legislative auditor to probe allegations of child care fraud

Minnesota's legislative auditor will investigate allegations that child care providers are stealing money from the state's publicly funded child-subsidy program.

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Minnesota manufacturers face potential labor shortage

An annual survey by a Minnesota manufacturing industry organization shows the sector may face labor shortages.

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Texas shooting spurs supporters of Minnesota gun law changes

Supporters of tougher gun laws are citing Friday's Texas school shooting to pressure Minnesota lawmakers to take action before the session ends this weekend.

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Lake Superior Zoo turns grounds into education hub

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It's all part of the 15th annual Earth Tracks event.

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Udac's mission to serve made easier with computer donation

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Udac is getting a 21st century upgrade thanks to a donation. 

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Cuban media: Boeing 737 crashes with 104 passengers aboard

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The latest on a plane crash in Havana, Cuba.

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WI State Senate candidate brings campaign to Husky Energy

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Bolen says tourism is the foundation of Northern Wisconsin's economy, but it's time to expand beyond the industry.

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DNR weighs in on large fish kill on Little Cut Foot Sioux Lake Video included

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Dozens of fish on Little Cut Foot Sioux Lake were found floating belly-up in the water this week, to the shock of several neighbors. 

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Graduates celebrate completion of drug court Video included

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One of more than 3,000 drug courts across the country held its graduation ceremony on Thursday.

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Students descend on the DECC for St. Louis River Quest

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The St. Louis River estuary is a truly unique resource in the Twin Ports that provides a lifeline to both industry and recreation.

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The Latest: Dayton vetoes tax bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have aligned Minnesota's state tax code with federal changes passed last year.

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No injuries after current crashes sailboat into Aerial Lift Bridge Video included

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According to the Duluth Yacht Club, it was one of their racing boats, out for the season's first regatta, which was canceled after weather changed.  They say the sailboat was heading back to dock, when things went wrong fast.

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Duluth skywalk system celebrates 40 years

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In 1978, Grease was a hit movie in theaters and the first Susan B Anthony silver dollar was minted. That's also the same year the Duluth Skywalk system opened, connecting several buildings in the downtown area. 

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Toward zero deaths program pushes for traffic safety

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In 2017, authorities blame more than 70 deaths on Minnesota roadways to people not wearing their seat belts. That's why the Northeast Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program is pushing for traffic safety, and extra seat belt enforcement.  

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6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

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A Nebraska Humane Society worker rescued the squirrels from a pine tree in Omaha last week. 

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As deadline approaches, lawmakers making their final push in Minnesota Video included

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It's a mad dash for lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session to get their work accomplished. 

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Controversial CIA director nominee confirmed by Senate

The Senate has confirmed Gina Haspel as the first female director of the CIA following a rocky nomination process that reopened debate about one of the darkest chapters in the spy agency's history.   

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1 student, 1 adult killed after NJ school bus collides with dump truck

A school bus and dump truck collided on a New Jersey highway Thursday, ripping apart the bus, knocking it on its side and injuring multiple people, according to police.

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Wisconsin unemployment drops to record-low 2.8 percent

Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to a record-low 2.8 percent, more good economic news for Gov. Scott Walker as he runs for re-election.

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North Long Lake bog not budging

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The bog, roughly the size of three football fields, broke free in October.

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Minnesota officials denounce EPA's planned limits on science

Minnesota's top environmental and health officials have denounced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's plan to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine human health impacts.

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Should you have twice your income saved up by 35?

 How much do you hope to have saved up for retirement by age 35? What a new study suggests, may have you alarmed. 

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Superior St. businesses weigh in on construction's impact on bottom line Video included

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We are almost a month into the reconstruction of Superior Street. So far, there have been mixed reviews from businesses in the construction zone as to how construction is impacting their bottom line. 

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Duluth's 8th annual Dylan Fest gets underway Saturday Video included

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The 8th annual Dylan Fest kicks off this weekend, with some special tributes to Bob Dylan.

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1 injured as fire rips through Duluth house

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An adult male was taken to the hospital after he escaped a Duluth house fire early Thursday morning.

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Two treated for for burns and smoke inhalation after Ely fire

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Two people were hurt in a house fire in Ely. 

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Iron Range fire crews, DNR battle wildfire in Eveleth Video included

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What started off as a small brush fire quickly spread into something of concern. 

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Strong wind gusts push sailboat into Aerial Lift Bridge

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The collision caused its mast to snap in half.

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Lt. Governor visits Cable area to help announce broadband grant Video included

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Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch met with officials on Wednesday in Cable to discuss broadband internet access.

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DECC officials still floating plans to move the Irvin Video included

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There are still some major decisions yet to be made on how to get the 600-foot laker out of its current location out, so pollution cleanup can be completed.  

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Police investigating death at Sappi Paper Mill

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Officers responded to the report of a man down inside the facility, and found a 53-year-old man dead at the scene. 

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Duluth sees record breaking high temperature

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The National Weather Service says the temperature broke the previous record of 84 degrees set in 1962.

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  • Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

    Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Lava flows toward the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii Saturday, May 19, 2018. Two fissures that opened up in a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more fluid lava. Scientists say the characteristics of lava oozing ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Lava flows toward the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii Saturday, May 19, 2018. Two fissures that opened up in a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more fluid lava. Scientists say the characteristics of lava oozing ...
    Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing from cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary.
    Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing from cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary.
  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:02:48 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
  • Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:02:42 GMT
    (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...(Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...
    Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare...
    Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence.
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