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Motorcyclist killed in crash with deer in northern Minnesota Video included

A motorcyclist was killed when he struck a deer head-on in northern Minnesota.

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Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away

Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away Face of Minnesota's medical marijuana fight passes away
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According to the Facebook group "Fighting for Amelia," she passed away Thursday after a hard-fought battle with Scn2a.

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Gov. Dayton meets with interim head of Mesabi Metallics

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Governor Mark Dayton says he's encouraged following a conversation with the new head of Mesabi Metallics. 

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Multiple Minnesota, Wisconsin candidates receive endorsements from Trump, Pence

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President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence took to their Twitter accounts to endorse multiple candidates running for major seats in Minnesota and Wisconsin on Wednesday morning. 

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Lislegard advances in Minnesota House 6B race

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The candidates were running for the seat previously held by Jason Metsa, who decided to run for the 8th Congressional District Race. 

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Several St. Louis County precincts reporting ballot shortage

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The Mesabi Daily News reports the city of Eveleth polling station ran out of ballots around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. They had 400 ballots on hand to start.

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Judge: Tom Clarke can't represent Mesabi Metallics

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Clarke and Nubia Global Investments were in court in Minneapolis Friday arguing over control of Mesabi Metallics.

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Homeless sex offender now living in Eveleth, community meeting scheduled

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Police say Royce Drift, 34, is homeless, moved to the area on August sixth.

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State approves grants, loans for water infrastructure improvements in northern Minnesota

Nearly $20 million has been approved for water infrastructure improvements in three northern Minnesota communities. 

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UPDATE: White House responds to KBJR 6 fact check on mining job growth remarks Video included

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After a tour of Industrial Weldors and Machinists in West Duluth, Pence touted the growing mining industry and newly added jobs in our region.

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NASA: Best meteor shower of the year happening this weekend

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Look up this weekend and you'll likely be treated with multiple "shooting stars" zooming across the night sky. 

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Discounts, freebies offered for Minnesota State Fair

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Deals will be available for anyone looking to save money when headed to the Minnesota State Fair this year. 

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Programming note for Pence visit

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KBJR 6 will be cutting into programming throughout the day to cover the visit from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.  

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Three suffer burn injuries after boat explosion and fire

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A boat explosion and fire on Big Turtle Lake in rural Itasca County sent three people to the hospital for first and second degree burns, according to authorities. 

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Senate candidate hopes to help with "America First" agenda Video included

A Dental Technician is in the running for for Al Franken's former Senate seat. 

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DNR finalizes fish population management plan for Lake Vermilion

There are a few changes to the original plan regarding the management of the fish population in Lake Vermilion.  

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1 injured in Chisholm house fire

1 injured in Chisholm house fire 1 injured in Chisholm house fire
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Authorities say one person was treated for burns, and the house was seriously damaged. 

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UPDATE: 5,300 without power as severe storms move through

Hundreds without power as severe storms move through Hundreds without power as severe storms move through
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Thousands of people are without power Friday morning, as severe storms move across the area.

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PolyMet completes land swap with U.S. Forest Service

PolyMet completes land swap with U.S. Forest Service PolyMet completes land swap with U.S. Forest Service
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The U.S. Forest Service and PolyMet Mining exchanged titles to federal and private lands Thursday. 

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Man drowns in Iron Range lake

Man drowns in Iron Range lake Man drowns in Iron Range lake
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Authorities say a man has drowned in a lake near Biwabik.

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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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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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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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