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Minnesotans enjoy Free Park Friday

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On Friday, some people burned off their Thanksgiving day calories by spending the day outside with friends instead of shopping for Black Friday deals.

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Lure of Lights festival to begin Friday night

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Lights will be turned on throughout the city every evening at dusk, with light a special light display area on Saturday nights just off of Main Street.

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Runners gather for annual Gobble Gallop Video included

More than 2,300 runners came out for Duluth's 12th annual Gobble Gallop 5-K run and walk, taking people on an out-and-back course along Superior Street. 

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Sammy's Pizza closes Hermantown location Video included

Restaurant officials say the building Sammy's operates out of has been purchased, and Sammy's has lost their lease.

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Traffic advisory issued ahead of Duluth's Gobble Gallup Race

If you plan on hitting the road on Thanksgiving morning, you'll want to be aware of a few road closures.

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Taylor Co. kindergartener bags buck under new hunting age law

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A kindergartener from north central Wisconsin is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under the state's new law that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age. 

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U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team offers safety tips for online shoppers during holiday season

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Emails, e-cards, fake ads, or shipping notifications may also deliver attachments infected with malware.

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Minnesota teachers use restorative practices as discipline

St. Paul teachers are trying "restorative practices" in their approach to discipline instead of suspending misbehaving students.

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Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.

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Lutsen, Spirit Mountain to open on Saturday

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Lutsen Mountain and Spirit Mountain are opening for the season in limited capacity on Saturday.

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Emerald ash borer can make trees unsuitable for a treestand

The DNR says to watch out for dead or dying trees, especially when it comes to the emerald ash borer. The trees might not be strong enough to hold the stands, and branches could fall from above. 

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Online leggings company LuLaRoe facing $1 billion lawsuit, called "pyramid scheme"

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You've seen the leggings on Facebook – now the company is facing a $1 billion lawsuit.  

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Wisconsin Christmas tree coming from Town of Emery

The 2017 Wisconsin Capitol Christmas tree will come from Emery. The 2017 Wisconsin Capitol Christmas tree will come from Emery.

The Christmas tree that will be on display in the Wisconsin state Capitol this year is coming from the Town of Emery, about 220 miles north of Madison.

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Rutabaga project begins new bus route in Aurora

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Every Friday, Arrowhead Transit will make a trip from Aurora to Super One in Biwabik and IGA in Hoyt Lakes as part of the Rutabaga Project. 

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Wisconsin governor signs woodchuck hunting bill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill setting up an open season on groundhogs.

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Walker eliminates Wisconsin's minimum hunting age

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The bill allows a person of any age to participate in a mentored hunt. The law had previously required a child to be at least 10-years-old to participate in a mentored hunt. 

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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.

  • Operation Hat Trick

    Operation Hat Trick

    You can buy hats to support veterans here or at UMD stores, located on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus and at Amsoil.

    Hats cost $20, with an additional $2 for shipping.

    Contact Mackenzie Joyce or Angela Green to pick up a hat.

    You can buy hats to support veterans here or at UMD stores, located on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus and at Amsoil.

    Hats cost $20, with an additional $2 for shipping.

    Contact Mackenzie Joyce or Angela Green to pick up a hat.

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