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The Latest: Authorities say 13 train cars derailed

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An Amtrak train has derailed south of Seattle, spilling cars onto a busy interstate. More>>

Duluth Bethel seeking donations of historical items

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Historical items in the Twin Ports community are being collected right now, all with hopes of showcasing the corrections programs that have been available for more than a century.  The new public awareness campaign at Duluth Bethel is meant to preserve the building's history. 

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UPDATE: 18-year-old Eveleth woman dies in snowmobile crash near Orr Video included

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According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Kirja Kishel, 18, of Eveleth, died at the scene of the crash.

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Ragstock clothing company releases video featuring 50,000 ugly Christmas sweaters Video included

Ragstock clothing company releases video featuring 50,000 ugly Christmas sweaters Ragstock clothing company releases video featuring 50,000 ugly Christmas sweaters
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The video titled 'Forever Ugly: A Look Back At 50,000 Christmas Sweater' can be found on Ragstock's Youtube account.

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Governor Walker approves plan to build first responder network Video included

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Governor Scott Walker has approved a new program designed to transform the way first responders communicate with each other.

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Woman dead after ATV falls through ice

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A Cohasset woman is dead after the ATV she was riding went through the ice. 

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Power back at busy Atlanta airport

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The power has been restored at the Atlanta airport, but the nightmare continues at the beginning of one of the busiest travel seasons of the year.

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Juvenile alligators arrive at Great Lakes Aquarium Video included

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Christmas came early at Great Lakes Aquarium with the gift of three juvenile alligators.

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Joyful music filled Duluth Depot for Arrowhead Chorale Holiday Concert Video included

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The Duluth Depot was filled with joyful music Sunday afternoon. It was all a part of Arrowhead Chorale's Holiday Concert .  Arrowhead Chorale is a non-profit, vocal ensemble in Duluth.  Their goal was to highlight the mystery and majesty of the season.  Duluth's renowned bell choir "Strikepoint" also held their own ensemble.   "I think it's really fun because it's a family-friendly concert, so you see a lot of kids where some of our choir con... More>>

House fire leaves Brookston family homeless eight days before Christmas Video included

A home in Brookston, 40 minutes away from Duluth is a total loss Sunday after a fire broke out.  The Fond La Lac Police Department and St. Louis County Sheriff Office arrived at the scene on 4792 Stevens Road at 1:30 p.m. 

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One man injured after being thrown off his ATV

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According to authorities, 51-year-old, John Socholotuk was traveling North on Rice Lake Road when he lost control of the ATV he was operating and struck a guide wire post. 

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New Star Wars film rocks box office records opening weekend

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NEW YORK (AP) -- "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the box office, landing the second-best opening weekend ever in North America and slotting in behind only its predecessor, "The Force Awakens."    

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Carbon monoxide suspected in deaths of Saginaw man and his dog Video included

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SAGINAW, Minn. (AP) -- A northeastern Minnesota man has died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in a cabin. 

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Many gathered their snow gear for Chester Bowl's opening day

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Saturday, many people grabbed their snow gear for the opening day at Chester Bowl Ski and snowboard hill.  Chester Bowl has Night skiing Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants are welcome to bring their own gear or do a season rental.  They're open through the end of March-weather permitting. Chester Bowl has awarded over 16-thousand dollars in scholarships to families that may not be able to ski or snowboard otherwise.   "Skiing is known... More>>

Driver hospitalized after car overturns into stream

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One man is getting treatment for possible hypothermia after his car was submerged in water. 

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Dayton, Fischbach: We'll agree to disagree

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The two had lunch at the Governor's Mansion on Friday, two days after the Governor appointed current lieutenant governor Tina Smith to Senator Al Franken's seat when he resigns. 

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Sen. Klobuchar among lawmakers fighting for net neutrality Video included

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Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is among 16 senators across the nation that have interjected, introducing bills aimed at reversing the order.

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Staff safety at Essentia discussed after video shares story of workplace violence Video included

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A video describing an emergency room break in is bringing staff safety concerns at Essentia Health to the forefront, The Minnesota Nurses Associations as the union released this video Wednesday, featuring emergency room nurse Theresa Rice recounting a harrowing experience during one of her overnight shifts at Essentia St. Mary's

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More skiing, less time getting there: Giants Ridge opens two new chairlifts Video included

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The Iron Range resort unveiled the two lifts Friday morning to the public.

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Thousands of meals secured for homeless, low-income veterans

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Kern and Kompany has partnered with the Duluth Airshow to secure 4,000 meals for all homeless and low-income veterans in Saint Louis County and parts of Douglas County.

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Proctor man enters guilty plea for attempted murder

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On Wednesday, 41-year-old Rusty Kallis reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to attempted premeditated first degree murder.

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Dog injured following coyote attack Video included

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Vicky Dinges says her dog, named Boozer, had been out of her Northfield home for less than a minute Wednesday when a coyote attacked the Cairn Terrier.

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Drive-offs prompt pre-pay pumps at Duluth Kwik Trip

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A serious drive-off problem at a Duluth gas station is prompting changes at the pump. The Kwik Trip along 27th Avenue West in Duluth has switched all of their gas pumps to pre-pay, after a high number of people have been driving off without paying for gas. 

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Big cat scare prompts Jefferson Co. elementary school to call off recess Video included

Outdoor recess is back at a Wisconsin elementary school after video shot on school grounds cancelled recess Tuesday.

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KBJR back on air following maintenance

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Crews were working on tower maintenance throughout the week, and were delayed multiple times due to weather.

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Two Duluthians arrested, charged with possession and selling meth

According to police, 40-year-old William Wieland and 37-year-old Melisa Graves were arrested on Tuesday after an investigation of meth sales in Cloquet. 

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Minnesota student skates to final exam Video included

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This might be the most Minnesota thing we have seen so far this winter. 

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More patrols begin on Wisconsin roadways

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State and local law enforcement are gearing up to make the roadways safer this holiday season. 

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Lawyers concerned by comments in Damond shooting

The attorney for the Australian family of an unarmed woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer this summer says he's concerned by a prosecutor's comments that he hasn't filed charges because investigators aren't doing their jobs.

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Duluth Police Union encourages City Council to approve riot gear purchase Video included

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The Duluth Police Union is encouraging the City Council to approve the purchase of riot gear.  

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Bad River community members seek answers, change in wake of shooting Video included

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It's been about a month since the officer involved shooting, that killed a 14-year-old Odanah boy, and the Bad River community is still searching for answers. A community listening session at the Bad River convention center, began and ended with several questions such as is the officer involved still patrolling on the reservation.

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Boiler transport causes headaches during Duluth rush hour

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Officials say an industrial boiler left Twig just before noon after being held there because to the recent snow.

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Bayfield School District investigating former employee for misuse of funds

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According to the Bayfield School District, officials discovered the misuse this past summer. 

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Cook County wolf pack caught on camera Video included

Viewer Scott Pelto sent this video to us out of Hovland, Minnesota, north of Grand Marais.

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Chisholm Mayor Todd Scaia announces resignation Video included

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In a surprise move, Chisholm Mayor Todd Scaia announced his resignation during Wednesday's city council meeting.

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Suspect sought after shots fired in downtown Duluth

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Duluth Police are asking for your help in finding a suspect who allegedly fired a gun at a downtown residence. Just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 200 block of North Second Avenue East. 

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Duluth man gets 33 years for meth sales

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A Duluth man will spend more than 30-years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine. A U.S. District Judge convicted Elfred Petruk, 39, of conspiracy to distribute meth, and one count of possession with intent to distribute meth. 

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Barnum Elementary principal on paid administrative leave

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According to ISD 91 Superintendent David Bottem, a complaint was made against Thomas Cawcutt and is currently being investigated.

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  • 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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