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Leah Phifer supporters weigh in on decision to not run in Aug. primary Video included

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Two organizations in support of Phifer's message say she brought forward perspectives that will be missed. 

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Campgrounds near Cass Lake to open later due to weather conditions

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Officials with the Chippewa National Forest say they won't be opening some of their campgrounds anytime soon due to the amount of snow in the area. 

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Hundreds gather for Early Childhood Summit

Hundreds gather for Early Childhood Summit Hundreds gather for Early Childhood Summit
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From teachers to principals, members of the Northland education community  were meeting to discuss new ways to improve how our children learn.

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UPDATE: Prosecutor closes Prince death case; no charges

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The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died says he's filing no criminal charges in the musician's death.

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New agreement could unlock School Trust lands in BWCAW

Thousands of acres of School Trust lands have been landlocked within the Boundary Waters for decades. 

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KBJR 6 transmitter down on Wednesday night, where to watch missed episodes

On Wednesday night, the transmitter for KBJR 6 went down, which caused many viewers to miss some of their favorite prime time shows.

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Police searching for suspect in "drive-by" shooting in Virginia

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Police say the adult male victim is believed to have been walking down 2nd Avenue South when he was shot in the leg.

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E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

The CDC is warning you, if you have bagged, chopped romaine lettuce at home -- don't eat it.  

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Couple's house falling into Lake Michigan Video included

Living on the edge of Lake Michigan has become too dangerous for one Wisconsin couple.

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DFL candidate Leah Phifer drops out of 8th Congressional District race Video included

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8th Congressional District candidate Leah Phifer has decided to not move her candidacy forward into the DFL primary election.

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Bump stock company to stop making the device

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The company that invented and manufactures bump stocks is shutting down. 

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Fire damages Cloquet barn Video included

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The barn appears to be a total loss. No word yet on a cause.

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Bill Hanna, former writer for Mesabi Daily is doing well after one year heart transplant, wants to spread donation awareness Video included

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Donate Life Month is underway, and Fairview Range Medical Center is doing its part to raise awareness of the growing demand for organ donation.

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Port Wing boardwalk repairs waiting for spring thaw Video included

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After the first winter snowstorm of the season back in 2017, we introduced you to the Port Wing Boardwalk just months old and in ruins after October's waves eroded the beach and tore it apart.

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Cornucopia beach and marina preparing for the next winter storm Video included

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After the October storm many of the beaches on the South Shore suffered quite a bit of erosion and the folks here tell me they can't even start repairs until everything thaws.

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St. Luke's holds annual blanket fundraiser Video included

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Volunteers at St. Luke's have you covered in more ways than one Wednesday, as the hospital is holding their annual blanket fundraiser. 

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New monkeys arrive at Lake Superior Zoo

The group, also known as a troop, is made up of one adult male and one adult female, named Videll and Kiwi respectively, as well as their baby named Zingo, who is less than one year old. 

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Flags ordered at half staff to honor Barbara Bush

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 The flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on the day of burial.

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Revitalizing Carnegie Library could help Superior grow Video included

One of Superior's oldest buildings is set to get a major face lift in the coming months, and with it could come a revitalized space to help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow.  

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Here's how you can help the birds in your yard following the snow storm

© One of seven robins taken in by the Dane County Humane Society, all are suffering from starvation. © One of seven robins taken in by the Dane County Humane Society, all are suffering from starvation.

With more winter weather on the way Wednesday, there are a few things you can do to help wildlife survive through this difficult time.

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Gov. Dayton declares Wednesday as UMD Men's Hockey National Champions Day

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Cheers for UMD men's hockey team will be heard statewide Wednesday. 

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Passenger of drunk wrong-way driver speaks out following deadly I-35 crash Video included

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Emotions are still running high for Abigail Ptasnik, who was in the passenger seat of a wrong-way Toyota 4Runner two weeks ago on I-35 in Duluth.

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IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

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IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day. More>>

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training Video included

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Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated. More>>

Road closures begin Wednesday for Superior St. reconstruction

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Downtown Duluth will be a bit harder to navigate starting Wednesday morning.

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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

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A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine. More>>

Junior League of Duluth gives over $13K to non-profits

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The Junior League of Duluth says its purpose is educational and charitable, and Tuesday night the League celebrated giving over $13,000 in donations to several area non-profit organizations. 

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Superior City Council investigating fire hall contractor bid Video included

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The contractor with the lowest bid for heating, ventilation and air conditioning or HVAC and Plumbing has been called into question and is now being reviewed by the Superior City Council.

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died, according to a NBC News report, citing a family spokesperson.

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UPDATE: Cloquet Superintendent addresses concerns after lockdown Video included

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Schools in the Cloquet area decided to secure access in and out of the schools until the suspect was located Tuesday morning, even through there was no direct threat made to the schools or a specific person.

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Superior City Council to discuss bidding dispute for new fire hall

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The council pushed back their decision on hiring the lowest bidder, KBK Systems of Ashland, Wisconsin after questions were raised. 

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Ely awarded more than half a million in grants for infrastructure improvements

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Ely has received a $550,000 grant to help with infrastructure improvements. 

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The Latest: Tugboat blamed in Great Lakes pipeline damage

The Latest on damage to oil pipelines and electric cables in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac (all times local):

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UPDATE: Dayton appoints Democratic Rep. Thissen to Supreme Court

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Thissen replaces Justice David Stras, a Republican judge who was confirmed to the federal bench earlier this year.

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MN woman on the run after allegedly killing 2 people Video included

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Police have released new video of a Minnesota woman suspected of killing two people in less than a month. 

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Ramp closures expected this week in Duluth

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There are a couple closures you'll want to know about before heading out the door Tuesday. 

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  • Killing renews concerns for homeless Native Americans

    Killing renews concerns for homeless Native Americans

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:37:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, file). FILE--In this Monday, July 21, 2014, file photo, bedding, clothing and broken glass litter a homeless encampment in Albuquerque, N. M., where authorities say three teenagers fatally beat two homeless Navajo men in a crim...(AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, file). FILE--In this Monday, July 21, 2014, file photo, bedding, clothing and broken glass litter a homeless encampment in Albuquerque, N. M., where authorities say three teenagers fatally beat two homeless Navajo men in a crim...
    The killing of a homeless man from the Navajo Nation in Albuquerque is again exposing the heightened threats and dangers many say Native Americans coping with homelessness face in New Mexico's largest city.
    The killing of a homeless man from the Navajo Nation in Albuquerque is again exposing the heightened threats and dangers many say Native Americans coping with homelessness face in New Mexico's largest city.
  • Gym employees accuse black member of not paying, call cops

    Gym employees accuse black member of not paying, call cops

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:37:33 GMT
    Employees of an LA Fitness in New Jersey wrongly accused a black member and his guest of not paying to work out and called police, prompting an apology from the company.
    Employees of an LA Fitness in New Jersey wrongly accused a black member and his guest of not paying to work out and called police, prompting an apology from the company.
  • Arizona schools, parents plan for possible teacher strike

    Arizona schools, parents plan for possible teacher strike

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:37:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.
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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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  • Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

    Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:33:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo). Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. John Corina, left, speaks next to Deputy Joana Warren outside of the sheriff's homicide bureau office in Monterey Park, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigato...(AP Photo/Mike Balsamo). Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. John Corina, left, speaks next to Deputy Joana Warren outside of the sheriff's homicide bureau office in Monterey Park, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigato...
    Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators say a 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was...
    Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators say a 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed him.
  • E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

    E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

    The CDC is warning you, if you have bagged, chopped romaine lettuce at home -- don't eat it.  

    The CDC is warning you, if you have bagged, chopped romaine lettuce at home -- don't eat it.  

  • Couple's house falling into Lake Michigan

    Couple's house falling into Lake Michigan

    Living on the edge of Lake Michigan has become too dangerous for one Wisconsin couple.

    Living on the edge of Lake Michigan has become too dangerous for one Wisconsin couple.

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