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Man killed in head-on crash in Duluth Video included

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A man is dead and a teenager injured after a head-on crash Monday afternoon in Duluth.  

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UPDATE: Victim of fatal crash identified Video included

One teen is dead and three other young adults were injured after an early morning, single vehicle crash Monday in Solway Township.

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Cloquet teen lends his horn to Memorial Day services Video included

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Among the sounds of a Cloquet VFW Memorial Day salute, one familiar tune came from an unlikely source. Eighteen-year-old Bryce Moe took up his trumpet and brought "Taps" to life. 

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Superior honors veterans Video included

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In Superior, the American Legion Post 435 honored fallen veterans at Calvary and Greenwood cemeteries. The event was in partnership with the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. 

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Annual West Duluth Memorial Day Parade draws in large crowd

Gray skies didn't hold back hundreds of people from paying tribute to the many men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country during the Annual West Duluth Memorial Day Parade. 

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World War II veteran and beloved dentist, honored in West Duluth Video included

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During the Gary New Duluth Veterans Memorial Day Service, one man who made it home from war was honored for his service over seas, and in the community. 

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Police: Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

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The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday.    Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in Jupiter. He was released just before 11 a.m. on his own recognizance. He has been charged under a Driving Under the Influence statute. 

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Dynamic duo wearing capes allegedly shoplift from Hermantown business

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Police say the 22-year-old man was wearing a wonder woman cape. A 29-year-old woman was wearing a bat girl cape.

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UPDATE: Man arrested after waving rifle out of car window during high speed chase Video included

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Highway 53 southbound near Independence is shut down due to a car crash.  We have a crew on scene and will update with more information as it becomes available. 

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Crews control house fire in Fredenberg Township

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Crews knocked down a garage fire in Fredenberg Township tonight. The fire broke out just before 8 p.m. According to the Freedenberg volunteer fire department the fire was contained primarily to the garage.

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Bayfront Carriages selling its attraction; searching for buyer Video included

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After serving the Northland for nearly 30 years, a staple Canal Park Summer business is up for sale.  

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UPDATE: Lost hiker and dog found in BWCA

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A search is underway in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for a woman and her dog. 

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Hibbing man stabs woman, woman transported to Duluth hospital

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The Hibbing Police Department and Medical personnel responded to a domestic assault call on the 2200 block of 1st Avenue around midnight on May 26th.

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Possible fuel oil spill near Keene Creek

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The Hermantown Police Department is warning people of a possible fuel oil spill near Keene Creek.  

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First students of Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art hold showcase

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Six students from the Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art are celebrating the end of their first year with a showcase. 

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The Memorial Day Wurst Fest was filled with brats and dogs Video included

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Today was the perfect day to get outside and enjoy some fun and games, that's what was going on in Mahtowa, Minnesota Saturday. 

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Lake Superior Art Glass celebrates 5 years of business

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 The shop is turned 5 and to help celebrate, the business's theme is "5 Years of Fire."  

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Duluth man walking hundreds of miles for a cause Video included

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On Monday, Timm will be departing from the Duluth International Airport, and will walk nearly 600 miles

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Arrest warrant issued for man accused to carving "snitch" into teen's chest

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Police are now looking for the man accused to carving the word "snitch" into a Duluth teen's chest.  

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New Cloquet Middle School set for August opening Video included

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Students and staff at Cloquet Middle School are preparing to say goodbye to their, nearly, 100 year old building. 

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Northland students board giant Great Lakes research vessel Video included

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Northland students got the chance to board the largest university-owned research vessel on the Great Lakes.

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Close relative of boy who was assaulted speaks out Video included

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"The first thing that came over me was anger and sorrow when I looked at him and saw what kind of shape he was in and what they did to him," said a close relative. ..

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Trial expected to start in September: Former coaches vs. U of M

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A judge is encouraging those involved in a lawsuit filed by three former UMD coaches, against the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, to settle this case out of court.

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Minnesota State Patrol urges patience this travel season Video included

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According to the Minnesota State Patrol says this is the first busy weekend of the summer travel season and unfortunately the start to the state's deadliest driving season. 

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Duluth to see in increase in Local Government Aid

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In addition to the flurry of progress made at the state capitol this morning, more local government aid could be coming to Duluth. LGA is essential to the city of Duluth.  

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Northland students tour floating lab

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Northland students got the chance to board the largest university-owned research vessel on the Great Lakes Friday. The Blue Heron is the University of Minnesota's floating laboratory, designed to travel and study the Great Lakes. 

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Long awaited bonding money could finally be in the works for UMD Video included

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On Friday morning, the Minnesota Legislature approved a bonding bill that will provide several big upgrades for the city of Duluth, including a major project at UMD. 

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Long battle for bonding support could be over for Duluth

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On Friday morning, the state house and senate gave the bonding bill approval.   

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Special session at MN Capitol wrap up, questions still loom

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The legislature has passed the final bills that will comprise the 2018-2019 biennium budget. 

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UPDATE: Last offender found after nine break free in Lino Lakes

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26-year-old James Douglas Mitchell, who was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a blue button down shirt, was one of nine men in the transportation van driving from the MCF-St. Cloud with several stops at several Minnesota Department of Correctional facilities when it was overtaken at the Lino Lakes facility.  

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Former Superior City Councilor pleads not guilty to domestic charges

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Graham Garfield pleaded not guilty Friday to one felony and three misdemeanor charges related to a domestic case that took place while he was still a Superior city councilor. 

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Duluth lawmakers respond to special legislative session progress

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Representatives Jennifer Schultz and Elizabeth Olson, Senator Eric Simonson and Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk all issued statements early Friday morning. 

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Minnesota Legislators make progress during legislative session

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Minnesota legislators passed a number of laws early this morning that will affect Minnesotans in their everyday lives, including laws involving WiFi, alcohol sales, and Real ID.

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Wisconsin cities among the top ten in "drunkest cities" across the country

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The report reviewed drinking rates in more than 380 metro areas.

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Lift Bridge summer schedule to begin

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The bridge will be lifting on the hour and the half hour from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week until the Tuesday after Labor Day.

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SUV flies into Wisconsin home

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Well this is something you do not see everyday.

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Minnesota Legislature passes $46B budget early Friday morning Video included

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Minnesota's Legislature has finished passing a $46 billion budget in a special session. 

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The Latest: Walker's Medicaid drug-testing wins approval

Gov. Scott Walker's proposal making Wisconsin the first state to require drug tests to receive Medicaid health benefits has won approval from the Legislature's budget-writing committee.

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McCollum gets assurances BWCA mining review will continue

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum says she has won assurances from the Trump administration that it will proceed with a two-year study on whether copper-nickel mining should be permitted on federal lands in the watershed that flows...

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South Range boy's free library so popular, he added another Video included

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Inspired by the little free libraries popping up across the country, Stoney Alseth started his own. He called it Stoney's Free Library, and it wasn't long before book donations started pouring in.  

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An inside look at Lake Assault Boats Video included

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With fewer than 10 years of experience under their belt, a Superior company is starting to find success on a global scale. According to Vice President of Operations, Chad Dumars, Lake Assault Boats started with the goal of building one-of-a-kind boats, from start to finish, all in this shop.

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Early spring brings ticks sooner than expected Video included

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An early spring has brought some sunshine, a lot of rain, greenery and ticks to the Northland. That means now is the time to keep an eye out for the eight-legged parasites and to be aware of tickborne illnesses.

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NRRI successfully refines ilmenite Video included

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Research underway is demonstrating how to get very valuable mineral deposits in the Northland. 

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Northwestern WI college making major budget cuts Video included

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 In addition to cutting the school radio station and dropping two men's and women's sports programs, all faculty and staff will take a pay cut.

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EMS workers honored with cookout

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The men and women gathered in the Emergency Department's Ambulance garage for a cookout at St. Luke's hospital.

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Multiple Memorial Day events planned throughout the Northland

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The following events are among those to be held on Memorial Day, or throughout the Memorial Day weekend:

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Western part of Park Rapids give all clear after lockdown

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According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, schools were put on lock down and roads were closed in the western part of the city after a call came in early Thursday afternoon regarding potential explosives.

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Construction season in full swing, motorists asked to be cautious over Memorial Day weekend

MnDOT says work on most road projects will be suspended during the weekend, however work zones are still in place, and drivers should slow down, pay attention, and not follow other vehicles too closely.

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One dead in Beltrami County motorcycle crash

According to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, 62-year-old Vicki Inkel was hit at the junction of Paul Bunyan Drive SE and 23rd Street SE/County Road 404 just after five p.m. on Wednesday.

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Deadliest time on Minnesota roads is just around the corner

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In 2016, 120 of the 392 fatalities on Minnesota roads happened during that time frame, which made up 31 percent of all traffic deaths last year.

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UPDATE: Barron Co. authorities ID two teens involved in fatal plane crash Video included

Crews in Barron County are still searching for a plane that crashed near Chetek, killing one passenger.

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Walker urges Legislature to 'get it done'

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Minnesota special session to continue Thursday Video included

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Several bills were debated and voted on the House floor and sent to the Senate Wednesday. 

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Expect a congested Memorial Day Weekend on the roads, airports

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If you plan to travel this Memorial Day Weekend, you won't be alone.  

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DNR board OKs reducing fall buck-only zones

The state Department of Natural Resources' board has signed off on a fall deer hunt structure that scales back the number of counties where hunters can shoot only bucks for a fourth straight year.

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Bob Dylan's birthday celebrated in Duluth Video included

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People gathered at Bob Dylan's childhood home in Duluth Wednesday evening to celebrate the folk singer's 76th birthday.

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Public gets to see plan to clean up Duluth harbor Video included

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A project to clean up a section of the Duluth harbor got its first public viewing Wednesday night.

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Duluth awarded for being bicycle-friendly Video included

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Duluth is gaining national attention for its pursuit to connect its neighborhoods with bike trails.

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Businesses are excited and ready for 2017 tourism season to begin Video included

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According to Explore Minnesota Tourism's industry forecast, the state's looking toward a strong summer travel season. 

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Our Political Landscape, Part Four: Senator Klobuchar's Pastry Diplomacy Video included

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Every Thursday morning when Congress is in session, Senator Amy Klobuchar opens her office to her Minnesota constituents and supporters.  She provides coffee and the Iron Range delicacy, potica, along with other pastries.

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Lincoln Park Boys and Girls Club gets a makeover Video included

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The team painted the main game room, as well as the connecting hallways, as part of the Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week.

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Pike Lake Elementary introduces the "Friendship Bench" Video included

On Wednesday morning, the Proctor School District dedicated a Friendship Bench on the school playground, which was made by an area Girl Scout Troop. 

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Duluth fears project delays if bonding bill fails to pass again Video included

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As Minnesota lawmakers miss yet another state budget deadline, hope for the future of a $21 million Duluth project turns to frustration.

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"Monster Truck" on display at Duluth Dodge

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Starting Wednesday, motorheads will be able to get up close and personal with the Monster Truck "Raminator" at Duluth Dodge. 

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Scammer tried posing as Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken

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A scam artist tried to trick a Duluth resident by posing as Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken. 

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New advanced imaging technology screener at Duluth Airport

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The scanner is optional, and those who wish to opt out will receive an alternate screening, including a thorough patdown.

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MDA to fight gypsy moth in Hinckley area

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An exact treatment date will depend on weather and moth development, although the treatments will be done between June first and June fifteenth. 

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Racial disparities decreasing in Minnesota

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DEED says over the past year, through April, the unemployment rate for black Minnesotans has averaged 8.1 percent compared to 12 percent at this time last year. 

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Fruit farmers preparing for devastating pest Video included

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The Spotted Wing Drosophila accounted for massive berry crop losses on the West Coast before arriving in Minnesota in 2012. 

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911 up and running again in Itasca County

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A 911 outage in Itasca County has been fixed after crews fixed a fiber cut.

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Residents to see and hear Increased aircraft activity in Northern Minnesota

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Residents may hear increased noise and see an increased number of jets over Duluth and other northern regions. 

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Graco recalls over 25,400 child car seats

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(KARE) -- According the the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, these certain child seat models may not adequately restrain a child in the event of a crash.

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Bear family caught on camera Video included

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Jim Meyers said he and his wife, April, saw the bear family near East Shore Road in Barnes, Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon.

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Steel industry leaders fight to stop steel dumping

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Illegal steel dumping is a hot button issue. Its' economic impact on the United States was the topic of discussion at the Department of Commerce Wednesday in Washington D.C. Steel industry experts, CEO's, and US lawmakers spoke to a panel including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Their message was clear. Illegal steel dumping continues to have a negative impact on the United States' steel industry.  According to the Department of Commerce, in March of 2017 steel imports ... More>>

Crews respond to small fire at Duluth's Electric Fetus

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According to officials, an electrical fire caused smoke to fill the building. 

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Two lanes on Highway 61 to temporarily close for sewer pipeline repairs

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The pipeline is located in the median of Highway 61 near Sorila Road. 

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UPDATE: Road back open after semis catch fire in Eveleth Video included

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City crews have finished cleaning up a gas leak and Hat Trick Avenue in Eveleth is back open after two semi trucks caught fire early Wednesday morning.

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GOP expects to vote on UW budget Thursday

Republicans who control the Legislature's powerful finance committee are now saying they expect to vote on the University of Wisconsin System budget later this week.

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Minnesota Legislators spend the day in recess Video included

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Minnesota lawmakers have been in recess since 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday,  just ten minutes after being back in session. 

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IRRRB approves budget

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Iron Range lawmakers approved a budget for the IRRRB next year. 

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Making a Difference: Faith's Lodge Video included

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It's the hardest thing a parent could encounter - The death of a child. It puts you on a journey of grief that will last your entire life and one Duluth family says they started on that journey on April 21, 2016 when their infant son died from SIDS.

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Officials give tips to avoid home gas explosions Video included

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Propane and natural gas are two chemicals used widely in the Northland for heat. But, if you're unaware of how to detect a possible leak, one mistake could be enough to level your home.  

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Suspect connected to heroin bust in Duluth pleads guilty

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One of three suspects, facing charges in a drug bust of 51 grams of heroin, has pleaded guilty. Jillian Graves admitted to 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

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Twin Ports reacts to proposed elimination of community block grants Video included

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As lawmakers in St. Paul continued to debate the state budget, congress took its first peak at President Trump's federal budget.  One of the more controversial aspects of this proposed budget is an elimination of community block development grants. 

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Kidnapped teen released from hospital

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The Carlton County Sheriff's office says the victim - who is a 17-year-old boy - was tied to a char, hit over the head with a pistol, and had the word "snitch"  carved into his chest with a sharp object. 

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Gov. Snyder signs changes to copper mining regulations

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Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law changes to the regulation of Michigan copper mines.

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Jury trial for Bemidji Middle School Assistant Principal postponed

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34-year-old Brandon Bjerkness is charged with two felony counts of soliciting children to engage in sexual conduct. 

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Woman pleads guilty to burglary

48-year-old Cindy Jo Libby was arrested on charges related to an arson in January, however arson charges have been dropped.

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Man charged with strangulation, battery

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Morris remains in jail on $10,000 cash bail.

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UPDATE: 72-year-old woman killed in Bayfield County crash

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Authorities say 72-year-old Linda Brown of Bayfield died when her northbound car was hit head-on by a southbound truck on State Highway 13 around eleven Monday morning. 

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Aurora business, property owner fined more than one million dollars by MPCA

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Cich, Anderson and J&D Services must pay a civil penalty of $677,072, reimburse the state $316,035 for waste cleanup and disposal as well as $67,000 in attorney's fees.

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Sir Roger Moore dead at age 89

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Roger Moore, a British actor known for his role as James Bond, has died at the age of 89. 

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Judge: Sound engineer can't publish unreleased Prince tracks

A sound engineer who worked with Prince is barred from publishing or disseminating any unreleased recordings that compromise the late superstar's work.

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UPDATE: MN Legislature needs overtime to finish budget

Minnesota legislative leaders say they'll call a special session to finish the state budget after they miss Monday's midnight deadline to finalize a new spending package.

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Twin Cities man dies during race in Cook County

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A Twin Cities man is dead after he collapsed during a race in Cook County. 

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Duluth City Council nixes backyard paving Video included

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The Duluth City Council nixed changes to an ordinance that would have required landlords, business owners, and homeowners to pave their backyard parking spots.  

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NEW DETAILS: Wrenshall house fire location confirmed as the same location of previous alleged hostage situation Video included

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The teen had the word "snitch" carved into his chest. 

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Neighbors of destroyed Wrenshall home fear the house's problems will continue to plague their street Video included

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A Wrenshall home is at the center of two investigations after an early morning fire Monday. Neighbor James Dennie said the sound of sirens startled him awake in the morning. "We never did see the fire but there were quite a few trucks that went in and filled up so we knew there was something going on in that area," he said. But when he found out where those trucks were headed he wasn't surprised.  "They [the sheriff's office] were watching that place,...

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NASA reveals first reports from Juno Mission

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NASA is revealing the first results of its Juno Mission to Jupiter. 

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More movement at the Minnesota State Capitol, they're hoping to wrap things up by Thursday

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The latest from the Minnesota State Capitol, there's been movement on the Bonding Bill. 

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Apple may have found the answer to soggy pizza crusts

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Apple believes it has a solution to soggy pizza crusts. 

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Child car seats recalled

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Parents should beware of a child safety seat recall. 

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Ride-on toy recalled after malfunction causes crashes

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Dynacraft is recalling thousands of ride-on toys. 

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Snapchat to add another new feature

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Snapchat has a new way to share stories with friends. 

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Walmart to protect military employees from pay cut

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Walmart announced a new pay policy aimed at making sure employees do not take pay cuts for serving in the military. 

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