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Memorial Day kicks off the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads Video included

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Thousands across the state are hitting the road for one of the busiest and deadliest travel seasons in Minnesota. In the Northland, Memorial Day weekend marks the first time our roads are packed with folks headed "Up North."

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Grant money rehabs a veteran's home on the Bad River Reservation Video included

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With Memorial Day weekend upon us, one veteran on the Bad River Reservation is getting a little help with his home.  

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Wildlife impacted by Husky explosion rehabbed, released back into the wild Video included

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Wildlife rehabilitation experts say they have treated several animals, covered in oil from the refinery's asphalt chambers.

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88-year-old Menomonie man drowns in Flambeau River

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Sawyer County emergency crews have recovered the body of a man who drowned in the Flambeau River.

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Former Township treasurer sentenced to prison for embezzlement

A woman who embezzled more than a million dollars in Gogebic County has learned her fate.

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Governor Dayton authorizes more than $500,000 for St. Louis County disaster assistance

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Emergency relief funds for St. Louis County have been approved by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in order to help repair damage done by a late winter storm.

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Bon Iver manager drops out of Wisconsin US House race

The manager of indie folk band Bon Iver says he is dropping out of the race for a Wisconsin congressional seat currently held by Republican Sean Duffy.

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Jury trial scheduled for suspect in infant death case

A Hibbing man charged with two counts of second degree murder after an infant died in a house fire last year will have his case heard by a jury. 

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Teens rescued after float goes adrift on Lake Superior

The Coast Guard says the two teens who went adrift in Lake Superior on a float Friday afternoon are safe. 

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Board of Directors approves Essentia's "Vision Northland" project

A major step forward has been taken in the upcoming Essentia expansion.

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UPDATE: The Latest: Fischbach takes oath as lieutenant governor

Fischbach was thrust into the job automatically in January when Dayton appointed Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate.

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Tips on how to save your gas

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the price of gas is continuing to rise. 

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Air patrol to enforce speed limit in Washburn County

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You should watch your speed if you are driving through Washburn County on Friday.

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One treated for possible smoke inhalation in rural Duluth garage fire

Crews were called to a home in Rural Duluth on Thurber Road just before 4 a.m. on Friday. 

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Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire one century later Video included

Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire a century later Scorched: Remembering the 1918 Carlton County Fire a century later
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One hundred years ago, a massive fire ripped through farmlands, towns and communities, killing hundreds of people and burning 1,500 square miles of land in Carlton County. 

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Lift Bridge shifts into summer schedule

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Good news if you're sick of getting bridged in Canal Park.  

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Traditional Norwegian ship makes debut voyage in Canal Park

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A voyage a year in the making set off Thursday.  

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Minnesota schools could soon be updating their safety and security measures Video included

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Despite a frustrating legislative session, Minnesota schools could soon be updating their safety and security measures. That is if Governor Dayton agrees to sign off on the Bonding Bill in the coming days.   During this legislative session, several lawmakers pushed for everything from gun control, to security upgrades, and mental health funding amid the rash of school shootings, starting with Parkland, Florida. On the last day of the Legislative session, lawmakers... More>>

Hayward hospital creates program to aid survivors of sexual assault Video included

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Every two minutes in U.S someone is sexually assaulted. It's a problem that touches many communities around the nation, including the Northland.  

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Suspects in Grahek shooting sentenced to prison, probation

Two suspects in a fatal shooting in Duluth has learned their fate.

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Twin Metals releases project update

On Thursday Twin Metals Minnesota released new project information for its proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely, about one year since its last update. 

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UPDATE: Power nearly restored to all in Duluth area, transmitters back on

As of 11:40 a.m., only eight customers were without power in the Cloquet and Esko area. 

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Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

In all, 16 people spoke to CNN about Freeman as part of this investigation, eight of whom said they were victims of what some called harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman.

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Iron Range transitional home for veterans ready for move in Video included

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Veterans in need of a home on the Iron Range now have a new option. 

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Fire in Pine County destroys garages and 92-year-old's sentimental belongings Video included

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Wednesday, near Moose Lake, fire tore through two garages, igniting tanks and ammo inside. It happened around 1 Wednesday afternoon near the Carlton-Pine county border, in Nickerson, Minnesota.

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KBJR 6 weather special to look back, ahead to severe weather events Video included

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From devastating tornadoes to thunderstorms and flooding, KBJR 6 is taking a look back at the severe storms of 2016 in a half hour special airing Thursday night. 

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  • Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:43:23 GMT
    (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...(George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.
  • Driver rams into 3 on Portland, Oregon, sidewalk; 1 critical

    Driver rams into 3 on Portland, Oregon, sidewalk; 1 critical

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:38:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Ryan). Clothing is strewn on the sidewalk at the scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorists in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Authorities say paramedics tended to "multiple patients" after a hit-and-run driver struck pedestria...(AP Photo/Don Ryan). Clothing is strewn on the sidewalk at the scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorists in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Authorities say paramedics tended to "multiple patients" after a hit-and-run driver struck pedestria...
    Authorities say a hit-and-run driver hit multiple pedestrians in downtown Portland.
    Authorities say a hit-and-run driver hit multiple pedestrians in downtown Portland.
  • Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump

    Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:38:29 GMT
    The U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository was evacuated after a drum of waste was found to be misaligned inside its packaging.
    The U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository was evacuated after a drum of waste was found to be misaligned inside its packaging.
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  • HUSKY REFINERY - EXTENDED COVERAGE

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    Check here for all stories related to the fire at Husky Energy in Superior. 

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    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.

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    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.

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