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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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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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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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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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Get your KBJR 6 headlines via Alexa app

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KBJR 6 news updates are now available on Alexa devices.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Governor hopeful, running mate tour Minnesota Video included

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The two are on a tour of northern Minnesota, sharing her vision for the future of Minnesota.  

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Minnesota suicide hotline prepares to shut down

Minnesota's suicide crisis hotline is preparing to shut down at the end of the month following financial shortfalls.

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Cook man files for 4th District County Commissioner

A shake-up in the St. Louis County Board has caused a Cook man to run for office. 

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Shoe drive underway for those in need

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Organizers with Grandma's Marathon, and Toyota are collecting shoes for those in need.

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Ely continues cleaning up gas spill, begins excavation process Video included

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Efforts to clean up nearly 5,000 gallons of gasoline after last week's spill from a Holiday gas station continue in Ely, Minn. Over the weekend, crews successfully extracted the spilled gas below the surface. So it's onto the next step: excavation. 

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Waters surrounding mine washout site continue flow of discolored sediment, officials working on clean up

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Weeks after the washout containing fast waters and heavy sediment took out a portion of the Mesabi Trail, a stream of reddish, brown colored water continues to flow into bodies of water. 

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SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

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Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

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KBJR 6 News app now offering school, business and organization closings push alerts

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We know school closings are important to you, and they're important to us too. That's why we're working to bring your school closings to you through our free news app. 

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Road conditions listed as snow, ice covered throughout region

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According to the Minnesota and Wisconsin 511 websites, roads are listed as snow or ice covered throughout the KBJR 6 viewing area. .

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