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4 key players will shape Minnesota's legislative session

All 201 legislators will soon return to the Minnesota Capitol, but three men and one woman will play an outsized role in setting the Legislature's course.

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Firefighters battle overnight house fire in Ely Video included

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Firefighters from several departments responded to an overnight house fire in Ely. 

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MDI employees celebrate new facility in Hibbing Video included

Minnesota Diversified Industries - or MDI - which makes standard and custom packaging, and also helps those with disabilities find employment, held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Hibbing Friday morning. 

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Klobuchar, Smith sound off on heavy tariffs recommended by U.S. Commerce Department

In April, the Trump Administration announced an investigation into the impacts of steel and aluminum imports on the U.S. economy, and national security. 

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Minnesota Legislature considering 5 bills related to guns

The deadly school shooting in Florida has revived discussion over gun control and highlighted Minnesota's pending bills on the issue.

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As list of candidates grows, who has the inside track on Nolan's seat Video included

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The list of candidates vying for the hotly contested 8th Congressional District seat in Minnesota is growing by the day. 

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Flags ordered to fly at half-staff in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Governors Mark Dayton and Scott Walker have ordered flags on state and federal buildings throughout the state to fly at half staff.

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Two Hibbing men, including convicted felon, arrested after alleged kidnapping

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Two men are waiting to be formally charged after allegedly holding a man hostage late Wednesday afternoon. 

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UPDATE: Missing teen found safe

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Authorities say Bali Frazer, 17, of Grand Rapids, has been found safe after she was reported as missing Tuesday.

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Virginia, Cook projects to benefit from approval of $28 million bond sale

A new Government Services Center facility will be built in  Virginia with the help of over $28 million in general obligation capital improvement bonds. 

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Divided board votes 5-2 in favor of unified St. Louis County Video included

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Last on the agenda, but at the forefront of everyone's minds, the north-south division came up twice before the St. Louis County Board opened the issue up for discussion Tuesday. 

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Flags ordered at half staff in Minnesota on February 14th

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and state flags on state and federal buildings to be lowered to half-staff throughout Minnesota on Wednesday, Feb. 14th, to honor a Minnesota veteran. 

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St. Louis County Board to discuss north-south split in Tuesday's meeting Video included

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A divided Saint Louis County is on the table at tomorrow's County Board meeting. Some say a north-south division will make things fair, when it comes to distributing tax money, but others are disgusted it's even up for debate.

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FBI warns of scam targeting new homeowners

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A scam targeting new homeowners is spreading across the country. 

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Chisholm searching for newest city councilor

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This, after Council President Mary Jo Rahja was unanimously appointed at the end of January to serve as Mayor.

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UPDATE: Missing Grand Rapids woman's vehicle found in Lake County Video included

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Investigators have located the vehicle driven by a missing Grand Rapids woman. 

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Vintage snowmobile ride brings hundreds of riders to the Iron Range Video included

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A small city just outside of Chisholm called Kinney, has a population of just over 150 people. That means on Saturday, there were almost twice as many snowmobiles in town, as there were people. 

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Fun & Fit health expo teaches importance of healthy lifestyles to youth Video included

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The fourth annual Fun & Fit Health Expo was held in Hibbing on Saturday. 

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Four behind bars in two separate Iron Range drug busts

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Four people are behind bars, and three children are in the custody of social services, following two separate Iron Range drug busts.

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Man flown to hospital after crashing snowmobile on Iron Range

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A man was thrown from his snowmobile after appearing to have lost control while riding in a group of ten on the Laurentian Snowmobile Trail.

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Current, former politicians and citizens sound off on running for Nolan's 8th District seat

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The rumor mill is turning on who will - or won't - be running for Congressman Rick Nolan's seat following his retirement. 

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800 attend final PolyMet public comment hearing Video included

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Inside the DECC Thursday, the final opportunity for people to sound off in person about what could be Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine. 

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Large turnout expected for second public PolyMet hearing in Duluth Video included

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This will be the second meeting in two days where members of the public will be able to voice their opinions on the project. 

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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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Minnesota House Speaker Daudt not ruling out run for Governor Video included

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Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt was in attendance at Wednesday night's PolyMet public hearing in Aurora, showing his support for PolyMet. KBJR6 spoke with him, and asked him about the chances he will run for Governor.

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Public sounds off on PolyMet at Aurora hearing Video included

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Wednesday night may have been one of the last chances for the public to sound off on the proposed Polymet copper-nickel mine, during a meeting in Aurora.

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Two men arrested after shooting incident in Gilbert

Officials say they were called to the area just before five after receiving a report of a man shooting a rifle at another man from a second story window. 

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Eveleth police ask for your help in finding 70-year-old man

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Eveleth police are asking for your help in finding 70-year-old missng man, David Arneson. 

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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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