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The happiest construction worker on Superior Street Video included

He may very well be the happiest construction worker around and he's got some moves to boot.

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Superior Street reconstruction project update

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Eight weeks left to go in phase one of the Superior Street reconstruction project.  

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LS&M Railroad gets nod for historical designation

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The future of the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad in Duluth may include honoring its historic legacy.

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Oliver Bridge to close during the day at end of month

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The Oliver Bridge, which connects Gary New Duluth to Oliver, Wisconsin, will see some daily closures in the coming weeks.

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Duluth Hillfest 2018 will see new attractions

Duluth's Hillside neighborhoods host 8th annual "Hillfest" Duluth's Hillside neighborhoods host 8th annual "Hillfest"
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Celebrating Duluth's East Hillside will be the name of the game this weekend. 

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Air quality alert issued in the Northland Video included

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The air quality advisory issued through Sunday is expected to reach levels considered unhealthy for sensitive people. 

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Golfers hit the links to "save Lester" Video included

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After this year, the future of Lester Park golf course is pretty much up in the air. The city has been in talks with a developer, to possibly sell the land. But one group called "Friends of Duluth Public Golf"  is trying to stop that.

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Superior to consider lowering marijuana possession penalty Video included

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City Councillor Craig Sutherland is drafting the ordinance and says possession would still be illegal. 

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I.C.E arrest, deport a man from Cloquet Video included

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42-year-old Pedro Aranda was arrested for immigration violations at a Carlton County golf course on August 9th. 

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Jury finds Duluth man guilty of Attempted Murder in 2017 home invasion

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A Duluth man is guilty in connection with a July 2017 home invasion and shooting in Lincoln Park, a St. Louis County jury ruled Thursday.

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Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge

Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.

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Northern Minnesota under air quality alert due to smoke

Residents in the northern half of Minnesota are being warned about poor air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires.

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Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away

Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away
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According to the Facebook group "Fighting for Amelia," she passed away Thursday after a hard-fought battle with Scn2a.

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Business owner hosts back to school drive

Some kids in Duluth are getting a helping hand before they head back to school. 

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation updates community on the Mission Creek project

MnDOT to update community on Mission Creek project MnDOT to update community on Mission Creek project
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A restoration project in Duluth which has already been delayed a year could be delayed even longer.

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Report: WI Great Lakes ports have $1.4 billion economic impact

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The study, which was done by an economic consulting firm, shows in 2017, ports across Wisconsin had a total economic impact of $1.4 billion while creating more than 7,400 jobs.

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Fight against Enbridge pipeline continues with protest Thursday

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Protesters gathered at St. Mary and Joseph's Church in Sawyer Thursday and marched to the Sawyer Community Center, where the Reservation Business Committee held an informational meeting about the replacement project.

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Gov. Dayton meets with interim head of Mesabi Metallics

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Governor Mark Dayton says he's encouraged following a conversation with the new head of Mesabi Metallics. 

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Police: Duluth man had sex chat with undercover agent posing as teen

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 Abrum Olson is charged with engaging in electronic communications relating or describing sexual conduct with a child, a felony.

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Memorial bench destroyed on Brighton Beach, owner looking for answers Video included

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The note or apology was left, and all the remains a week later, is a few skid marks, and an empty concrete slab. 

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Mesaba Ave. project to partially close busy intersection, ramp

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MnDOT spokespeople say the Mesaba Avenue reconstruction/bridge project will force part of the intersection at Mesaba Ave./Central Entrance/6th Avenue/Rice Lake Road to close this weekend.

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MnDOT to update community on Mission Creek project

MnDOT to update community on Mission Creek project MnDOT to update community on Mission Creek project
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The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to update the community Thursday night on the restoration efforts at Duluth's Mission Creek area. 

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Twin Ports restaurants to go head-to-head at 'Grill Wars' Thursday

Twin Ports restaurants to go head-to-head at 'Grill Wars' Thursday Twin Ports restaurants to go head-to-head at 'Grill Wars' Thursday
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A handful of Duluth restaurants will go head-to-head in Bayfront Park Thursday, competing for the "Best Burger" title.

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Fire breaks out at Chisholm apartment building

Fire breaks out at Chisholm apartment building Fire breaks out at Chisholm apartment building
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Crews battled flames at a Chisholm apartment building Wednesday night.

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Minnesota's next Lt. Governor will be of Native American decent

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Minnesota's next Lieutenant Governor could be from Duluth. Donna Bergstrom is Jeff Johnson's running mate on the Republican ticket for Governor.  

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Superior Fire Chief honored for response to Husky refinery explosion

© CREDIT: City of Superior © CREDIT: City of Superior
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Superior's fire chief is being honored for his department's response to the Husky Energy explosion back in April. 

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High numbers in Tuesdays CD8 Primary Election could indicate busy polls in November Video included

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The race for the 8th Congressional District was just one of many areas that saw higher than average ballots cast, setting the stage for a wild three months until the general election.

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Minnesota experiences largest primary voter turnout in 24 years

Tuesday's primaries were record-setting in Minnesota with the biggest voter turnout in more than 20 years.

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Human error blamed for statewide 911 outage in Minnesota

Officials in Minnesota say human error was to blame for a statewide 911 outage earlier this month.

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Carter Hotel to be demolished

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A long-shuttered hotel in Downtown Duluth will soon be no more.

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Two found guilty in North Woods homicide

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A jury in Iron County has convicted two men in a Lac du Flambeau tribal member's death last year. 

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Lutsen Township cabin, bunkhouse destroyed by fire

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The Cook County Sheriff's Office says crews were called to an area near County Road 34 in Lutsen Township shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 

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Multiple Minnesota, Wisconsin candidates receive endorsements from Trump, Pence

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President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence took to their Twitter accounts to endorse multiple candidates running for major seats in Minnesota and Wisconsin on Wednesday morning. 

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Rip current warning issued for Park Point

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The Duluth Fire Department is warning swimmers to stay out of the water at Park Point on Wednesday. 

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Turnout in Wisconsin primary highest since 2002

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Turnout in Wisconsin's primary that saw hotly contested races among both Democrats and Republicans is the highest since 2002.

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Congdon Park rat infestation drops, school resumes normal operations

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Officials say the rat population that once infested areas under and around Congdon Park Elementary School in Duluth has "dropped substantially," allowing normal operations to resume. 

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Chisholm votes on mayor, open council spots

Chisholm votes on mayor, open council spots Chisholm votes on mayor, open council spots
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The City of Chisholm has weighed in on who should advance to the November ballot in a handful of primary races.

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$1M referendum fails in Ashland County

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Voters have turned down a referendum which would have increased property taxes for the next five years. 

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UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds in Duluth

UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds in Duluth UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds in Duluth
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Power has been restored to hundreds in Duluth after an outage affected the Enger Park area. 

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Minnesota primary turnout estimated highest in 24 years

Minnesota primary turnout estimated highest in 24 years Minnesota primary turnout estimated highest in 24 years
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Minnesota's long list of big races in Tuesday's primary sparked the biggest turnout in more than 20 years.

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Fire damages Superior home, displaces couple

Two people are without a place to live after their Superior home went up in flames Tuesday. Two people are without a place to live after their Superior home went up in flames Tuesday.
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Two people are without a place to live after their Superior home went up in flames Tuesday. 

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Lislegard advances in Minnesota House 6B race

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The candidates were running for the seat previously held by Jason Metsa, who decided to run for the 8th Congressional District Race. 

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Jim Newberger wins US Senate GOP primary

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Newberger was challenged by  Rocky De La Fuente, Rae Hart Anderson, and Merrill Anderson.

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Amy Klobuchar wins Democratic primary for Minnesota's Senate race

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Duluth, MN -- In a crowded field, Amy Klobuchar has won the Democratic primary for Minnesota's Senate race.

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Walker wins Wisconsin Republican primary

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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has dispensed with a nominal GOP challenger as he awaits the winner of a crowded Democratic primary. 

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Radinovich captures 8th Congressional District primary

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Radinovich ran against Kirsten Kennedy, Michelle Lee, Jason Metsa, and Soren Sorensen in a crowded DFL race. 

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  • SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

    SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:38:08 GMT

    Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

    Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

  • SLIDESHOW: Friday is National Puppy Day!

    SLIDESHOW: Friday is National Puppy Day!

    Friday, March 23 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-03-23 08:40:31 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-06 08:40:00 GMT

    Make sure to give your four-legged friends some extra love Friday because it's National Puppy Day! 

    Make sure to give your four-legged friends some extra love Friday because it's National Puppy Day! 

  • Photographers take advantage of rare super blue blood moon

    Photographers take advantage of rare super blue blood moon

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-31 16:12:03 GMT
    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-31 16:12:03 GMT
    © Credit: Stacy Colich© Credit: Stacy Colich

    The event was best seen along the West Coast, however the moon did light up the Northland due to the clear skies. 

    The event was best seen along the West Coast, however the moon did light up the Northland due to the clear skies. 

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  • Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:56:49 GMT
    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.
  • Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:40 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:44:49 GMT
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:11:15 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
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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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