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Wisconsin health officials launch new school immunization website Video included

Wisconsin parents can now check how many of their kids' classmates are vaccinated because of a new website. ...

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John Deere recalling thousands of lawn tractors

Thousands of lawn tractors are being recalled. 

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Red flag warning issued for Park Point beaches

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The warning is in effect for all Park Point beaches, effective immediately, until 10 a.m. on Friday. 

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PSL: The pumpkin spice craze hits... pizza?

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 It seems like the pumpkin spice craze is everywhere these days. It's in our lattes, ot would you try it on a pizza?

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Free open skating sessions now open

The first open skate session will be held on September 20th from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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Traffic advisories issued for parts of Duluth

On Thursday, the Raleigh Edison School will hold their annual Bully Free Block Party, and on Saturday, A Breath of Hope will host a 5K Walk/Run in the Brighton Beach area. 

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Minnesota airport gets automated security lanes

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The $2.1 million system focuses on luggage and doesn't involve body screening.

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T-shirts sold to help fund new Virginia K-9 unit

The Virginia Police Department is barking up the money tree in hopes of finding more funding for its new four-legged friend.  

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Touchstone Awards given to three Northland non-profits

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Every year, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation recognizes the programs and projects at the top of the tier through the Touchstone Awards. 

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Northwest Wisconsin prepares for Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival

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The 35th annual Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival will see thousands of off-road bicyclists descend on Hayward and Cable for the weekend. 

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DECC activities kick off inline skating marathon weekend

This year's expo features a combination of new and returning vendors, including Bent Paddle beer tasting, and a Harbor City Roller Dames roller derby.

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Comment period opens on PolyMet mine dam safety permits

Minnesota regulators have opened a 30-day public comment period on draft dam safety permits for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

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Pike Lake Elementary School closed Friday

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 ISD 704 officials say the school will be closed due to a water system issue. 

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Husker Du drummer, singer Grant Hart dies of cancer

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Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering indie rock band Husker Du, has died. He was 56.

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Olive Garden unlimited pasta pass is back

Olive Garden's $100 never-ending pasta pass will return Thursday, with a new bonus. Guests who claim one of 22,000 pasta passes, will enjoy eight weeks of access to unlimited pasta. 

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Epicurean Headquarters relocates to Superior

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Spokespeople say the company quickly outgrew their space in West Duluth.

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U.S. News: UW-Superior third best public school in the nation

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 Post secondary schools were scored on several metrics, including graduation and retention rates. 

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Park to memorialize 1924 Minnesota mining disaster

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The park is located at the old site of the Milford Mine. 

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Target is hiring 100K for holiday season

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The company announced on its "A Bullseye View" blog that it will hire approximately 100,000 new team members across all of its U.S. stores. 

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Target recalls nearly 180,000 dressers that can tip over

Target says it is recalling nearly 180,000 dressers because they can tip over and pose a risk to children.

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Michigan to pot shops: Close by Dec. 15 or risk licensure

Michigan is giving medical marijuana businesses until Dec. 15 to close or potentially risk not obtaining a license under a new regulatory system.

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BCA completes Damond shooting investigation, charging decision next

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has wrapped up its investigation into the fatal shooting of neighborhood organizer Justine Ruszczyk Damond at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer, and turned it over to the man who will decide whether that officer is criminally charged. 

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Warning to Wisconsin deer hunters after new CWD study

With archery and crossbow deer season starting this month, several hunters will soon be bringing back their kill. 

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Temporary animal shelter now open in Washburn County

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The Washburn County Area Humane Society opened its doors Monday at a temporary location in Spooner, and spokespeople say they had already adopted two dogs, and a handful of cats by Monday afternoon. 

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Black bear family spotted crossing the road

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On Wednesday morning, the marina's owner captured the moment an adult black bear crossed Nett Lake Road with four cubs. 

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Bob Dylan and band to play Xcel Energy Center

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Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 15 at noon, and are available online at Ticketmaster, by calling 1-800-745-300 or in person at the Xcel Energy Center box office. 

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  • Back to School Essentials – The Must-Haves for 2017

    Back to School Essentials – The Must-Haves for 2017

    Summer is almost over and that means students across the country are going back to school. It’s time to stock up on gear and get ready for class, at home and on the go.

    Lifestyle & Trends Expert Justine Santaniello partnered with some of her favorite brands for a look at the back to school essentials that students and parents should check out this school year!

    Summer is almost over and that means students across the country are going back to school. It’s time to stock up on gear and get ready for class, at home and on the go.

    Lifestyle & Trends Expert Justine Santaniello partnered with some of her favorite brands for a look at the back to school essentials that students and parents should check out this school year!

  • Back to School Shopping Trends

    Back to School Shopping Trends

    Preparing for a new school year is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. Luckily, Lifestyle expert Justine Santaniello partnered with Target to help find everything you need for students of all ages, whether they’re in elementary school or heading off to college. Trends for elementary school kids include personalization. More than ever, kids want to express themselves and show off their personalities in their gear and supplies. Target has a ton of great brands to choos...

    Preparing for a new school year is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. Luckily, Lifestyle expert Justine Santaniello partnered with Target to help find everything you need for students of all ages, whether they’re in elementary school or heading off to college. Trends for elementary school kids include personalization. More than ever, kids want to express themselves and show off their personalities in their gear and supplies. Target has a ton of great brands to choos...

  • JanSport's latest backpack is basically one giant QR Code

    JanSport's latest backpack is basically one giant QR Code

    If you get one of these, you may have to attach a small sign telling others

    If you get one of these, you may have to attach a small sign telling others

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  • Get Outdoors

    Get Outdoors

    KBJR 6 Today meteorologist Adam Lorch heads into the outdoors and showcases areas where you can enjoy Mother Nature.

    KBJR 6 Today meteorologist Adam Lorch heads into the outdoors and showcases areas where you can enjoy Mother Nature.

  • Northland's Very Own

    Northland's Very Own

    Jennifer Austin tells us the personal stories of those in the Northland who make an impact on those around them.

    Jennifer Austin tells us the personal stories of those in the Northland who make an impact on those around them.

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