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Bird's-eye view of flooding and damage south of Superior Video included

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We're getting a better view of the flooding and damage south of Superior. 

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Iron Range homeowner escapes fire with animals

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On the Iron Range, firefighters battled flames at a home in Hibbing Tuesday afternoon. 

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Recent flood damage shuts down ATV and Hiking trails Video included

Recent flood damage shuts down ATV and Hiking trails Recent flood damage shuts down ATV and Hiking trails
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The trails will open up again once they're deemed safe.
Meanwhile the Forest Service says all campgrounds in Bayfield County right now are open. 

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Anti-Trump events planned ahead of President's visit

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While Trump supporters are excited that the president is coming town, many others are looking for away to show their opposition to the President. 

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Stretch of Hwy. N from Pigeon Lake to Drummond back open

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The Drummond, Wisconsin area is still battling floodwater, but progress is being made.

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Gov. Walker continues damage assessments, asking residents for reports Video included

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The long road to recovery is in full swing Tuesday after historic storms wreaked havoc throughout Northwest Wisconsin. 

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Sandbags filled, paddle up-cookout hosted at home surrounded by flood water

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Family and friends came together Monday to fill 600 sandbags for Stacy and Harold Wickman's home.

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Traffic diverted following rollover crash on Central Entrance

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The commute home could take a little longer if your route takes you on Central Entrance.  A rollover crash has caused officials to divert traffic on both sides.  Traffic traveling southwest on Central Entrance is being diverted to Pecan Avenue.  All traffic traveling north on Mesaba is being rerouted to Rice Lake Road.  Our photographer on scene says extrication was needed for at least one person in the truck that rolled over.  We have a photographer on s... More>>

DECC officials making security preps ahead of president's visit Video included

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On the eve of President Trump's Duluth visit, outside the DECC, and AMSOIL Arena, law enforcement and other agencies are putting the finishing touches on security details. 

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TUESDAY UPDATE: Bayfield, Douglas Counties declare state of emergencies, multiple roads still closed

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In Douglas and Bayfield Counties, a state of emergency has been declared, and residents and businesses are being asked to call 211 to report flood damage. 

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Minnesota State Fair announces new foods, vendors

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27 new foods and five new vendors have officially been added to the 2018 Minnesota State Fair line up.

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Coast Guard sets up security zones around Duluth-Superior harbor ahead of Presidential visit

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The U.S Coast Guard in Duluth will be enforcing security zones around the Duluth-Superior harbor Wednesday, June 20th, in preparation for President Trump's visit. 

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Letters of Intent now accepted by Duluth city officials for vacation dwelling unit permits

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Starting Tuesday, Letters of Intent, also known as LOI, for vacation dwelling unit permits will be accepted by Duluth city officials. 

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The Latest: Minnesota opens key hearing on Enbridge pipeline

The five-member commission plans to decide next week whether the project is needed. 

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The Latest: Michigan flooding leads to disaster declaration

Michigan's governor has issued disaster declarations for two counties in the state's Upper Peninsula that suffered flooding damage due to heavy rains .

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Sen. Tina Smith's PolyMet land swap amendment clears Senate

A bill containing a provision from Sen. Tina Smith to complete a land exchange between PolyMet Mining Corp. and the federal government has cleared the Senate.

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Wisconsin National Guard members deploying to Arizona for border protection Video included

 Approximately two dozen Wisconsin National Guard members are headed to the southwest border to assist the Arizona National Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. 

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Governor Walker declares State of Emergency

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Governor Scott Walker has declared a State of Emergency for multiple northern Wisconsin counties.

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Governor Walker surveys Wisconsin flood damage Video included

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be in Superior Monday night. 

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Groundbreaking set for new workforce housing units

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The event will feature plans for a new 80 unit apartment complex located on Matterhorn Circle, near the Miller Hill Mall. 

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Gypsy moth removal treatment resumes Tuesday

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The tree-attacking insect has been found in parts of  Cloquet, Duluth, Two Harbors, and White Iron Lake.

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NWS: Dam on Tamarack River has broken

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The National Weather Service says as of Monday afternoon, water is now over all bridges downstream in Southwest Douglas County.

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American Spirit free, continues journey on Lake Superior Video included

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The American Spirit bulk carrier is on its way to Indiana Monday after it ran aground in the Duluth-Superior Harbor Sunday. 

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Over 15 inches of rain leaves dozens stranded Video included

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The best thing anyone can do while traveling through spots after a storm is simply to avoid standing water because you never know what could be underneath it. 
 

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President Trump to host roundtable at Duluth Port Authority

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President Trump will be hosting a roundtable with multiple people while in Duluth this week.

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Multiple animals rescued from high water at Ashland kennel, GoFundMe page set up for repair expenses Video included

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16 dogs and 4 cats are lucky to be alive after they were rescued from a flooded kennel in Ashland on Sunday.  

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GoFundMe page set up for Blue Ribbon Kennels

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On Sunday morning, 20 animals were rescued after high water threatened their lives.

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Dozens of roads closed south of Superior after historic flooding Video included

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Some of the harder hit areas are south of Superior, and in neighboring towns.  

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Generator fire extinguished on Paul R. Tregurtha

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All 23 crew members are safe after a generator fire was put out Monday morning on the Paul R. Tregurtha.

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MnDOT: Highways 48, 23 closed due to high water levels

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation says two highways in the Northland are closed due to flooding and damage. 

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UPDATE: Summer school to resume in Superior on Tuesday

In addition, all district programs, as well as the YMCA Program to Lake Nebagamon, will also run as scheduled for the remainder of the week. 

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More than 10 roads in Carlton County closed due to storm damage

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One of the most traveled roads in Carlton County, Highway 23, is closed at the bridge over the South Fork of Nemadji river.

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Redwood Falls man killed in Sawyer County after tree falls on camper

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One man is dead and three others are recovering from non-life threatening injuries after a tree fell on a camper during the weekend storms. 

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District Attorney: Use of force justified in Ashland officer-involved shooting

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Two police officers with the City of Ashland were justified in their use of force on October 23rd, 2017 when they shot a man they believed had a gun, according to a report released Monday by Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King.

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Mason man dies after leaving vehicle on flooded roadway

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A 75-year-old Mason man has died after leaving his truck when it became stranded on a flooded roadway. 

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Road construction continues along Mesaba Ave., closing right turn lane

Road construction in Duluth continues Monday at the intersection of Central Entrance and Mesaba Avenue. Road construction in Duluth continues Monday at the intersection of Central Entrance and Mesaba Avenue.
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Eastbound Central Entrance at Mesaba Ave. will be reduced to a single lane of traffic, while the right turn lane to Mesaba as well as the right traffic lane will be closed.

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UPDATE: American Spirit vessel freed from harbor Video included

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The American Spirit vessel, which ran aground in the Duluth-Superior Harbor, floated free from the bottom at approximately 10 o'clock Sunday night.

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Northland dads enjoyed North Shore Scenic Railroad excursion for Father's Day

Father's day came and went on Sunday. We hope your family pampered you, but there was a couple of dads in the Northland that celebrated in a special way. 

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Flooding remains a concern across the Northland

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A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning for Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

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Roads, homes and businesses underwater after recent storms Video included

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With the Northland getting pummeled by storms Saturday night into Sunday morning how are residents in northern Wisconsin are trying to pick up the pieces, and navigate through the latest storm to hit the area? 

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Emergency services working with 211 on Bayfield Co. damage reports

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Bayfield County Emergency Services says 2-1-1 is working in partnership with emergency managers from northwest Wisconsin counties to gather information.   

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Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline Video included

Minnesota regulators open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline from Canada across Minnesota.

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Multiple roads in Carlton County closed

Carlton County Sheriff's Office is reporting poor road conditions in southeastern Carlton County.  

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Duluth Fire Dept. quickly puts out mobile home fire

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The Duluth Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 7 Cypress Drive Saturday night.

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Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin

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Heavy overnight rainfall has caused flooding, forcing the closure of several highways in Northern Wisconsin.  

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Dangerous flash flooding possible through Sunday

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Torrential rain is expected to continue through Sunday morning, with another wave expected Sunday afternoon. 

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FULL HIGHLIGHTS: 42nd Annual Grandma's Marathon Video included

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Highlights from every Saturday race at Grandma's Marathon, as well as reaction from Kara Goucher and the top finishers.

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Mkungo, Ngige take gold in Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Video included

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Panuel Mkungo and Monicah Ngige took first in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth on Saturday. Mkungo won the men's competition with a personal record time of 1:02:50, while Ngige won the women's competition in a time of 1:09:55. 

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Scaroni crowned Grandma's wheelchair champion for eighth time Video included

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Susannah Scaroni takes home the Grandma's Marathon women's wheelchair title for the eighth time overall and first time since 2014 in the 42nd annual Grandma's Marathon on Saturday.

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Pike defends wheelchair title, wins back-to-back Grandma's Marathons

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Aaron Pike captured his second straight Grandma's Marathon wheelchair title with a time of 1:26:48 in on Saturday morning.

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Barno wins 4th straight Grandma's Marathon

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Elisha Barno continues to make history in Duluth. The Kenyan native captured his fourth straight Grandma's Marathon on Saturday. This is the first time anyone has ever won four titles or four straight races, in the men's full marathon.

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Kellyn Taylor becomes the first American in 9 years to win Grandma's Marathon

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In her first ever Grandma's Marathon, Milwaukee native Kellyn Taylor shatters the women's full marathon record. Taylor clocked in at 2:24:28, shattering Sarah Kiptoo's record of 2:26:32 set in 2013.

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NAACP Duluth chapter celebrates Juneteenth with celebration

In honor of Juneteenth Saturday, the NAACP held their annual celebration. Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19th, 1865 abolition of slavery. 

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Over 6,000 volunteers work to put on Grandma's Marathon Video included

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In order to put on a huge-weekend long event such as Grandma's, it takes a lot of volunteers. 

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Party favorites trail competitors in cash race for governor

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Each political party's choice to run for Minnesota governor is trailing the competition in the fundraising race. Campaign finance reports released Friday show former GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty had $1.3 million at the end of May. 

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One worker injured in train collision near Exeland, WI Video included

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Canadian National (CN) trains had collided on a section of track in a remote area of Weirgor township north of the junction of Weirgor Road and State Highway 48, and that there were injuries and derailment.

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Superior pet grooming business celebrates new location Video included

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Rascal's Professional Pet Grooming celebrated the grand opening of their new location on Belknap Street.   

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Grandmas Marathon runner adds to bucket list Video included

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The 42nd annual Grandmas Marathon went off without a hitch this morning.

With over 8,000 runners from all 50 states and 47 countries, everyone has a story to tell.  

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Neighbors recount Cable house explosion, cause still unknown Video included

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A house explosion in Cable, Wisc. has left a home in rubble and investigators with several questions. The aftermath has rocked the neighborhood.  

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"Protect water, stop Polymet" protesters take to I-35 bridge

The protest, called "protect water, stop Polymet" opposed the proposed PolyMet copper nickel mine. 

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Protocol in place for worst case scenario weather during marathon day

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With Grandma's Marathon Saturday, all eyes are on the sky. Severe weather is already to blame for canceling the whipper Snapper race Friday. 
Now, organizers have to keep a close eye on what the weather could bring racers and have a plan in place for a worst-case scenario. 

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It's carb time: Michelina's spaghetti dinner for runners

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The Michelina's all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner is going on at the DECC today. 

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UPDATE: 1,100 without power following Friday storms

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Minnesota Power, Lake Country Power, and Xcel Energy are all reporting customers without power Friday afternoon. 

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Army Corps of Engineers: Duluth south breakwater outer light up for grabs

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Are you looking for a free lighthouse?  If so, you're in luck! 

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Venue for Trump's visit Wednesday changed to AMSOIL Arena

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According to his website, Trump will now hold the rally at AMSOIL Arena next Wednesday. 

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Lightning strikes wooden bridge on Rice's Point Video included

An old abandoned bridge underneath the Blatnik Bridge was struck by lightning during Friday's storms.  

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UPDATE: Woman in Cable house explosion has died from injuries Video included

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Neighbors called in the explosion on Thursday evening.  

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Whipper Snapper races canceled due to weather

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Due to the weather, Grandma's Marathon has canceled the Whipper Snapper races scheduled for Friday afternoon.  Grandma's officials say as of 1:30, all other events are still on.  Check back for updates as we receive more information.  More>>

Cereal recalled following reported illnesses

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Kellogg is recalling one of its cereals due to the potential presence of Salmonella.

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One of five sentenced after sale of cocaine, meth in St. Louis County

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One of five people, formally charged after a series of drug busts in the Duluth area, has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. 

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UPDATE: US Highway 2 back open in Ironwood Video included

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The National Weather Service says Highway 2 is back open in Ironwood after heavy rains closed the highway temporarily Friday morning.

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Grandma's Marathon weekend: what you need to know

Thousands of runners are filing into the Twin Ports Friday, ahead of Grandma's Marathon events. 

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Former teacher gets jail time and probation for sexual conduct with student

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A Burnsville, Minn., teacher with connections to Duluth will spend the next 15 years on probation for sexual conduct with a student. 

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New poison boxes used to exterminate Congdon Elementary rats causes concern for pets Video included

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Thursday, boxes will be placed around the grounds of Congdon elementary. 

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PolyMet Land exchange with U.S. Forest Service to close June 28 Video included

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Title transfer is central to development of Minnesota's first copper-nickel-precious metals mine, a PolyMet news release said. 

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Voyageurs National Park quarter launched into circulation

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There's a new quarter around for all those coin collectors out there.

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Questions remain 15 years after Iron Range girl's disappearance

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Wednesday marks the 15th anniversary of LeeAnna Warner's disappearance in the small town of Chisholm, Minnesota. 

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MN GOP: President Trump ticket requests exceeding expectations

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Doors to the event being held at the DECC on Wednesday open at 3:30, with the event expected to get underway at 6:30.

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Rip current risk level high along Park Point

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The National Weather Service says swimmers should avoid swimming along the Park Point and Wisconsin Point beaches Thursday. 

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UPDATE: Body recovered in Hay Lake after being thrown from boat

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Authorities say they have found the body of a missing man who was thrown from a boat in Cass County on Tuesday. 

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Growing Pains: Farmers starting to grow hemp struggle to find buyers

As local farmers hope hemp is Wisconsin's new cash crop, they're struggling to find buyers. 

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Grandma's Marathon race packet pickup, fitness expo begin Thursday

Grandma's Marathon events begin Thursday with the opening of the Essentia Health Fitness Expo.

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U.S. Senate candidate, Richard Painter, visits Duluth Video included

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A U.S. Senate hopeful visited Duluth Wednesday night.  Democratic candidate Richard Painter met with voters at Hoops Brewing in Canal Park, calling his visit "A Pint with Painter." Painter is running for the seat currently held by Senator Tina Smith.   

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84-year-old man running the half marathon perseveres year after year Video included

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Whether you're a die-hard competitor, or just in it for fun Grandma's Marathon brings out every kind of runner.

Hayward man preparing to run this weekend is out to prove age is just a number.

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Congdon Elementary to start using poison traps Thursday to exterminate rats found on grounds Video included

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"We found we did have a number of rats. We had more than we ever anticipated we could have," said ISD 709 Facilities Manager, Dave Spooner. 

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Rat infestation prompts summer closure of Congdon Elementary building, grounds Video included

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The District said staff and a local pest control firm are working to clear the footing and foundation drainage system underneath the gym addition of a population of rats.

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DNR picks 4 people to participate in first elk hunt

The state Department of Natural Resources has picked four people to participate in Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt.

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Concrete pour underway for new Gary New Duluth sport court

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Work on the Gary New Duluth Recreation Area sport court got underway Wednesday with a concrete pouring.

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Murder suspect heads to jury trial

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A Barnes man facing homicide charges for the death of an Odanah man in Ashland will face a jury trial come October.

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Marathon, construction projects to plague weekend traffic on I-35

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Officials are expecting a jam-packed I-35 this weekend.

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Traffic advisory issued for Duluth on Friday, Saturday

Lots of foot traffic is the cause of the latest traffic advisory from the Duluth Police Department. 

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Birkie Trail system will soon feature year-round hub for bikers, skiers

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An estimated 100,000 people use the Birkie Trail system between Hayward and Cable each year. Now, a project aims to make their experiences better year-round. 

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Looking back at Presidential visits to Duluth Video included

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Donald Trump isn't the first sitting President to make a stop in the Northland's largest city.  

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St. Luke's CEO to retire July 2019

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John Strange joined St. Luke's in 1992 as Chief Financial Office and Vice President of Finance. 

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UPDATE: MPR Raccoon removed from UBS roof; will be released into wild

A raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul, Minnesota, captivated onlookers and generated interest on social media after it started scaling an office building.

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Ramp closures in Duluth set to begin Wednesday

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Multiple ramp closures are scheduled for Wednesday and next Monday on bridges along I-35. 

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Attorney General Lori Swanson releases first TV commercial of 2018 election

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Attorney General Lori Swanson and Congressman Rick Nolan Tuesday released their first television commercial of the 2018 election. 

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Last day for students at Duluth Business University

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Tuesday was the last day for students at Duluth Business University.  

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Duluth firefighters union votes to censure Chief, Deputy Chief

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Some conflict between the heads of the Duluth Fire Department and the department's union. 

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Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

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A raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul, Minnesota, captivated onlookers and generated interest on social media after it started scaling an office building.

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Duluth teacher accused of sexual misconduct denied bail request

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Karla Winterfeld does not have legal representation at this point in time.

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Different organizations weigh options ahead of President Trump's visit Video included

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Michael Elderbrook says he, and others he works with see people who are being affected by the Trump Administration's policies in housing, and urban development.
 

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New Proctor sports and event center to bear St. Luke's name Video included

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Proctor School District's new sports and event center will bear the St. Luke's name. District and hospital officials made the 10 year, $300,000 announcement Monday. 

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Another financial crunch looms for MNLARS

Two state agencies say they may soon run out of money to fix Minnesota's beleaguered new driver registration platform.

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Grandma's Marathon works to reduce carbon footprint during race

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On a day where thousands of people watch even more people running, there's sure to be a good amount of waste.

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Lake Superior College hosts wilderness survival, healthcare camps

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Lake Superior College is hosting two camps this week introducing campers to a range of different careers. 

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No injuries in train vs. semi crash

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Authorities are urging drivers to be careful around railroad tracks after a train collided with a semi in Stanberry, Wisconsin Monday afternoon. 

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Two Bayfield men indicted in meth conspiracy case

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Four people, including a mother and her son, have been indicted for meth conspiracy charges. 

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One dead following capsized canoe in BWCA

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A Coon Rapids man has been found dead after drowning in Perent Lake, which is located in the Boundary Waters.

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Lifelong Grandma's Marathon volunteer trading the tables for the shoes this year Video included

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In the 42-year history of Grandma's Marathon, the number 30 doesn't necessarily stand out.  But for Ashley Balaich, it's a lifetime. 

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President Trump to rally in Duluth Video included

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President Donald Trump will be in Duluth next week. 

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Cloquet Interiors fire ruled undetermined

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The cause of a devastating fire at a Cloquet business back in May has been classified as "undetermined." 

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NEW DETAILS: Trump, Kim Jong Un sign joint document on working towards denuclearization

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SINGAPORE (AP) - A joint declaration signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the U.S. has committed to providing "security guarantees" to the North.

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Duluth City Councilors approve plan to fill Elissa Hansen's seat

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Duluth City Councilors Monday night approved a process to replace Councilor Elissa Hansen, who recently announced she's stepping down. The council voted to open applications for the position Tuesday. They'll be accepted through July 9. Candidates will be interviewed July 16. Then a final candidate will be selected at a special meeting that night. More>>

Haitian doctor set to run Grandma's Half Marathon, raise money for diabetic patients Video included

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A doctor from Haiti is going beyond typical bedside manner and will run the Grandma's Half Marathon to raise money for his patients.

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MnDOT: Silver Bay Airport closed due to safety concerns

An airport in northeastern Minnesota is closed after state inspectors raised safety concerns.

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UPDATE: for now, land use plan will not include two Duluth golf courses Video included

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According to the plan, two of Duluth's public golf courses Enger and Lester Park were being considered for future mixed use, and urban residential neighborhood zones. 

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New flavored tobacco ordinance begins in Duluth Tuesday

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Starting Tuesday in Duluth, some tobacco users are going to have change where they buy flavored tobacco. 

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Deli, creamery to open this week in Duluth's Lincoln Park

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Two new eateries will open in Duluth this week, starting their businesses on the very same day, right next to one another. 

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Grandma's tents going up in Canal Park Video included

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Grandma's Marathon is officially less than a week away, and preparations are already underway on the main entertainment stage.

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Minnesota's gubernatorial race brings an interesting back story Video included

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As the race for Minnesota's next governor heats up, so is the drama. 

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Driver ordered to pay $385 fine in 2017 fatal Duluth crash

Alex Day was sentenced to pay a $385 fine in connection with the crash the killed a 68-year-old Charles Frank Zupancich of Aurora. 

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Walz/Flanagan campaign in Duluth Video included

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Congressman Tim Walz and state representative Peggy Flanagan are currently on a statewide tour of Minnesota, campaigning as a Democratic candidate for governor.

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Duluth Airport adds fourth daily Duluth to Chicago United flight

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The daily schedule now includes an early morning flight, two mid-day flights and one in the evening.

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UPDATE: Hibbing man claims winning Powerball ticket sold at Carlton Kwik Trip

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Minnesota Lottery officials say for the second time in less than a month, a Powerball ticket bought in the city has made someone a million dollars richer. 

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Crews begin work on various street projects around Duluth

A handful of street improvement projects are now underway in Duluth. 

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Gubernatorial candidate Swanson/Nolan campaign in Duluth Video included

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On Monday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General, Lori Swanson, and her running mate, Congressman Rick Nolan were in Duluth, talking about the future of the state. 

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Officials: Wisconsin deer herd put down due to disease

State agriculture officials say they've euthanized an entire herd of whitetail deer on a farm in southwest Wisconsin because of chronic wasting disease.

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Showers, storms to roll through viewing area during overnight hours

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Meteorologist Adam Lorch says showers and some thunderstorms will be passing through the area Monday evening and during the overnight hours. 

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Roundabout construction begins Monday

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Detours will be posted directing motorists to use Lavaque Road and Morris Thomas Road.

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UPDATE: Van and motorcycle collide head-on in Duluth

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Duluth police are investigating after a head-on collision between a van and motorcycle.

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Cass Lake authorities investigating fatal 'serious assault'

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According to the Cass County Sheriff, his office was notified late Thursday that a "serious assault" victim had been brought to the Cass Lake Indian Health Services hospital. 

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Duluth Public Library holds annual book sale

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The Friends of the Duluth Public Library's 2018 Annual Used Book Sale will be held Monday through Thursday.

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Community biking event helps people get outdoors

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Organizers say, that they just want people to get outdoors.

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American Lung Association to discuss new tobacco law in Duluth on Monday

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The American Lung Association is set to speak in Duluth Monday about the new tobacco policy.  

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Affordable, portable gardens sold in Lincoln Park to increase food security Video included

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The gardens will be filled with two to four plants including vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

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Minnesota school gets music classroom in Prince's honor

Friends of Prince are honoring the musician's legacy with the gift of music for one Minneapolis middle school.

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Dozens of people gather in Proctor to bike for a good cause Video included

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The money raised all goes toward individuals affected by multiple sclerosis, and MS research. 

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Third Annual Monarch Festival flutters into Duluth Video included

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Attendants were also able to learn more about saving the butterflies. 

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Oil tanker overturns in Mt. Iron Saturday morning

Multiple authorities responded to a report of a semi truck rolled over on the Parkville Rd. in Mt. Iron at around 4:41 a.m, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. 

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DFL sets special endorsing convention for Ellison's seat

The Democratic Party says it will hold a special endorsing convention for Minnesota candidates vying for Rep. Keith Ellison's seat in Congress.

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Store pulls veggie trays after illnesses found in WI, MN

A convenience store chain has removed some vegetable trays from its shelves after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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Red Flag Warning issued Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday

The Duluth Fire Department has issued a Red Flag Warning Saturday for dangerous swimming conditions for Park Point beaches effective immediately and continuing until 10 a.m. Sunday, due to the high risk of rip currents.  

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Iron Rangers celebrate one of their very own winning NHL Stanley Cup Video included

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An Iron Ranger is a Stanley Cup Champion. Virginia native and defenseman Matt Niskanen helped the Washington Capitals clinch the Stanley Cup for the first time in the franchise's 44-year history. After winning NHL's ultimate prize, the pride Niskanen's hometown has for their 'hockey hero' was off the charts.

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Local, National resources can help fight climbing suicide rates Video included

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Since 1999 the rate of suicide has been climbing in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. 

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A couple new changes Grandma's Marathon spectators and runners should pay attention to

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Grandma's Marathon weekend is less than seven days away and crews have been working tirelessly to make sure everything goes smoothly.

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Duluth City Council considering application process for Hansen's seat

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Last week, Councilor Elissa Hansen announced she'd be stepping down from her seat for a non-profit job.

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Sen. Tina Smith's amendment would complete PolyMet land swap

Sen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota

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MN Slip project proving to be a headache for some charter fishing businesses Video included

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Work in the Minnesota Slip has caused the fishing season to be anything but smooth sailing for some charter fishing businesses. 

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Authorities: Fugitive headed to MN, breaks into Wis. cabin

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Dozens of law enforcement officers have been searching for Jonathan Pogreba in Waukesha County this week.

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Tina Smith campaign release's first television ad

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The 60 second ad features the Democrat knocking on doors and holding meetings across the state. 

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Take me to your reader: Bookmobile taking library on the road Video included

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Bookmobiles - or mobile libraries - have dwindled in popularity.  But so have brick and mortar libraries, forcing the closure of several small-town libraries over the years. The loss, in turn, is fueling the demand for bookmobiles.

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Anthony Bourdain dies at 61, CNN Reports

Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. 

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Trump to host fundraiser, attend Foxconn groundbreaking

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President Donald Trump plans to attend the Foxconn Technology Group groundbreaking ceremony later this month and attend a luncheon fundraiser.

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Supreme Court: Son can sue father over hunting accident

A Minnesota man has taken a lawsuit against his father all the way to the Minnesota Supreme Court. And, dad is just fine with that.

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt in crash near Grand Rapids

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A woman is dead and a man is critically injured after a crash near Grand Rapids.

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William A. Irvin to close for summer, Halloween tours due to Minnesota Slip restoration Video included

Delays in the seawall project in the Minnesota Slip are prompting the closure of the William A. Irvin.

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UPDATE: State Patrol reveals name of man killed in crash on Hwy. 37

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We now know the name of the person killed in a crash near Hibbing Tuesday morning. 

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Duluth police respond to fight in Super America Video included

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A big police response Thursday evening at the East 4th St. Super America in Duluth.

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Fourteen K9s show up to show out at 5th annual Operation K9 event Video included

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Fourteen highly-trained K9s showed up to show out for the 5th annual Operation K9 event in Superior.  

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Madeline Island is focus of new Owl City song

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One of the Apostle Islands is making waves in the music industry.

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Minneapolis ends arrests for low-level marijuana charges

The Minneapolis Police Department says it will stop arresting people on low-level marijuana charges in the wake of sting operations that resulted in the disproportionate arrests of black people.

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Duluth's Sky Harbor airport gets $2.4 million boost for runway project

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It will allow the airport along Park Point to finish their runway realignment project which started in the summer last year.

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Critical step in completing Proctor athletic complex underway

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On Thursday, construction crews poured concrete for the arena floor. 

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Emergency loans offered for farmers who suffered blizzard damage

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says farmers throughout dozens of counties may qualify for emergency loans to help with losses they may have suffered in the mid-April blizzard. 

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US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population

U.S. officials have decided to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior, where the predator species that has roamed the remote wilderness for about 70 years is on the brink of disappearing.

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Volunteers get hands dirty beautifying downtown Duluth with flowers

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The Greater Downtown Council and Duluth leaders were joined by dozens of volunteers at Wheeler Field.

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Superior family getting new home from Habitat for Humanity Video included

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Habitat for Humanity broke ground Wednesday on the organization's third house project in two years in Superior.

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"Paddlers and Rowers Week" in Duluth Video included

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Mayor Emily Larson declared this week "Paddlers and Rowers Week" in Duluth. 

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Stella Maris students ready to give D.C. a history lesson Video included

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Stella Maris Academy students Chase Baumgarten and Colin McShane are headed to nationals for the 2018 History Day Competition.

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UPDATE: Missing boys found safe minutes after Amber Alert is issued

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The four missing boys, who were taken by their father after he threatened them, were all found safe. 

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  • 'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

    'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:19 GMT
    (Blanca Orantes-Lopez via AP). In this self portrait taken in Mexico in May 2018, Blanca Orantes-Lopez poses for a photo with her 8-year-old son, Abel Alexander, during the monthlong journey from their hometown of Puerto La Libertad, El Salvador, to th...(Blanca Orantes-Lopez via AP). In this self portrait taken in Mexico in May 2018, Blanca Orantes-Lopez poses for a photo with her 8-year-old son, Abel Alexander, during the monthlong journey from their hometown of Puerto La Libertad, El Salvador, to th...
    'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border.
    'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border.
  • Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

    Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...
    MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age"...
    MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters.
  • Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

    Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Terry Spencer). Fans and mourners of rap singer XXXTentacion pause by a memorial, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where the troubled rapper-singer was killed the day before. The 20-year-old rising st...(AP Photo/Terry Spencer). Fans and mourners of rap singer XXXTentacion pause by a memorial, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where the troubled rapper-singer was killed the day before. The 20-year-old rising st...
    A stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership.
    A stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership.
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  • South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to face

    South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to face

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:47 GMT
    South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years.
    South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years.
  • Families plea for bigger search for 178 from Indonesia ferry

    Families plea for bigger search for 178 from Indonesia ferry

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:44 GMT
    (AP Photo). An Indonesia search and rescue team searches for a ferry which sank Monday in lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Rescuers searching for dozens of people missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba have foun...(AP Photo). An Indonesia search and rescue team searches for a ferry which sank Monday in lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Rescuers searching for dozens of people missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba have foun...
    Indonesian officials say 166 people are missing from a ferry sinking Monday evening at a popular lake on Sumatra, a much higher number than previously known.
    Indonesian officials say 166 people are missing from a ferry sinking Monday evening at a popular lake on Sumatra, a much higher number than previously known.
  • Giant operation against wildlife crime in 93 countries

    Giant operation against wildlife crime in 93 countries

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:52:41 GMT
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.
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