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More ice and snow possible tonight/Thursday

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Freezing drizzle and snow is possible still tonight into Thursday morning for parts of the Northland. Chief Meteorologist Adam Clark says motorist should take caution around the South Shore, east of Ashland and also up the North Shore on Highway 61. 

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Uber and Lyft could begin operation Thursday Video included

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We could start seeing transportation companies, Uber and Lyft in the Northland as early as Thursday. 

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Duluth School Board postpones redistricting discussion

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It could be a few more weeks before the Duluth School Board takes the next step in adjusting district boundaries. 

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Chippewa Partners LLC and GFG Alliance wins bid to salvage Essar Video included

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New developments for the former Essar Steel Minnesota project. Now known as Mesabi Metallics - the project has secured a bidder that tends to salvage their project in Nashwauk.

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Police want your help finding this man for alleged meth sales

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Duluth police want your help searching for a 58-year-old man. Officers say a warrant issued in December of last year is still valid against John Logergren. He faces a sale of meth charge in St. Louis County. 

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Suspects charged for brutal beating of man at Superior bar

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Three men have been charged with aggravated robbery in connection to the brutal beating of a man at a Superior bar in February.  According to court documents, Don Popoe, Scott Schneiderwent and David Klick, all from Superior, were arrested and charged in the beating that sent the victim to the intensive care unit. The criminal complaint states that the victim needed nine stitches, and had a concussion.  Popoe has entered a not guilty plea, but the... More>>

First ever "Runway 4K" run added to the Duluth Airshow

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People usually flock like birds of a feather to the high flying antics of the Duluth airshow every year, however, this year's a whole new attraction that's happening on the ground.  Not only does this historic year include the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Canadian Forces Snowbirds and the "F-35" Lightning, but it will add a brand new addition to the festivities when they host the first ever "Runway 4K" marathon run.  

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Mayor Emily Larson honors Duluth Entrepreneurial legend Video included

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Joel Labovitz was born and raised in Duluth, and graduated from UMD before getting his start as a young entrepreneur in the city. 

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Northland Entrepreneurs honored at annual Labovitz Award Ceremony Video included

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The ceremony honors entrepreneurial success in the Northland.

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15-year sentence for shooter at Black Lives Matter protest

A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

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Duluth Sick and Safe Time Task Force moves on despite potential road blocks Video included

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The Minnesota Legislature has made some adjustments to a bill related to paid sick and safe time.   

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Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens on the rise

Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens is on the rise.

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Michigan chooses rural highways for 75 mph speed limit

Michigan has identified rural highways where the speed limit will rise to 75 mph as soon as next week.

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Slick roads lead to crashes across Duluth Video included

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Slick roads across led to a number of crashes across the Northland Wednesday morning.

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Last charges against ex-officer advancing in homicide case

A former police officer accused of leaving two bodies stuffed in suitcases on the side of a rural Wisconsin road in 2014 is set for a trial in August.

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Hostess unveils chocolate Twinkie

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For the first time ever, Twinkies' golden sponge cake has gone chocolate. 

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Customers complain about new smartphone

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Some of Samsung's customers are seeing red, and Samsung is working to fix it. 

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Spirit ranked least favorite airline

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For the third year in a row, Americans have picked the same least favorite airline. 

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Northland works to change drug and alcohol narrative Video included

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An effort began Tuesday to change the way Northland youth think about drugs and alcohol. The community health board started the effort in International Falls 

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International Falls community receives Super Bowl Legacy grant Video included

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Minnesota Vikings fans rarely need a reason to wear purple but they had an especially good one in International Falls Tuesday. Community Center Director Ward Merrill started work to make hopes for a new playground at Green Acres Park a reality back in 2013,

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Man charged in connection to Superior bar shooting appeared in court Video included

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25-year-old, Jamar Smith is charged in connection with the shooting that left 21-year-old Kyle Androsky dead and his brother, 27-year-old David Androsky severely injured.

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Duluth man accused of selling meth, and trading it for stolen property

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A man was charged Tuesday for allegedly selling meth out of his Duluth apartment.

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Measles outbreak in Hennepin County largest since 2011 Video included

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With 21 confirmed cases of Measles exclusively in Hennepin county, Minnesota health officials are asking parents and health care experts to be on the lookout.  

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Ashland School District receives grant to build "Fab Lab"

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The Ashland School District is getting help from the state of Wisconsin to build a Fabricated Lab or "Fab Lab".

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Duluth East High School Students Experiment with Liquid Nitrogen

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Some "cool" experiments were going on at Duluth East High School today. For the last 20 years, students in East's physics department have been conducting experiments with liquid nitrogen.  Liquid nitrogen is 400 degrees colder than the human body and the students, with the help of faculty, experiment with the liquid to see how it reacts with objects like flowers and balloons. 

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Mayor Larson recognizes local volunteers Video included

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Members of the National Service Corps lend their time to volunteer causes across the country, tackling everything from  disaster relief to education. Today Duluth Mayor Emily Larson hosted a ceremony to honor National Service corps members as well as local volunteers. 

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Families of 2 women who died on ATVs in Utah sue Polaris

The families of two Arizona women who died last year in Utah when their ATVs caught fire after tipping over have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that made the vehicle: Polaris Industries.

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Midwest timber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

The upper Midwest timber industry is welcoming the Trump administration's announcement that it's imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada.

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Woman airlifted to hospital following ATV crash

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According to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, authorities were called to Buzzle Township shortly after eight Saturday night.

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Minnesota couple accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl

A southeastern Minnesota couple is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and trying to recruit her for a swinger's lifestyle.

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Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules arrested after deadly crash, bail set at $10,000 Video included

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The Iowa State Patrol says Soules was driving a truck that rear-ended a tractor near Aurora around 8 p.m. last night.

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Wisconsin at high risk of wildfires after sunny, dry weather

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Department of Natural Resources has deemed most of Wisconsin at a "high" or "very high" risk of wildfires following several days of sunny weather with no rain, which includes part of the KBJR 6 viewing area.

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Juveniles confess to Bay View elementary arson Video included

Credit:  Bay View Elementary Facebook Page Credit: Bay View Elementary Facebook Page

According to the Duluth Fire Department, both juveniles have agreed to attend the department's fire intervention referral safety team class.

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