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Staff safety at Essentia discussed after video shares story of workplace violence Video included

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A video describing an emergency room break in is bringing staff safety concerns at Essentia Health to the forefront, The Minnesota Nurses Associations as the union released this video Wednesday, featuring emergency room nurse Theresa Rice recounting a harrowing experience during one of her overnight shifts at Essentia St. Mary's

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More skiing, less time getting there: Giants Ridge opens two new chairlifts

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The Iron Range resort unveiled the two lifts Friday morning to the public.

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Thousands of meals secured for homeless, low-income veterans

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Kern and Kompany has partnered with the Duluth Airshow to secure 4,000 meals for all homeless and low-income veterans in Saint Louis County and parts of Douglas County.

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Proctor man enters guilty plea for attempted murder

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On Wednesday, 41-year-old Rusty Kallis reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to attempted premeditated first degree murder.

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Dog injured following coyote attack Video included

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Vicky Dinges says her dog, named Boozer, had been out of her Northfield home for less than a minute Wednesday when a coyote attacked the Cairn Terrier.

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Dayton, Fischbach: We agree we'll disagree

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The two had lunch at the Governor's Mansion on Friday, two days after the Governor appointed current lieutenant governor Tina Smith to Senator Al Franken's seat when he resigns. 

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Drive-offs prompt pre-pay pumps at Duluth Kwik Trip

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A serious drive-off problem at a Duluth gas station is prompting changes at the pump. The Kwik Trip along 27th Avenue West in Duluth has switched all of their gas pumps to pre-pay, after a high number of people have been driving off without paying for gas. 

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Big cat scare prompts Jefferson Co. elementary school to call off recess Video included

Outdoor recess is back at a Wisconsin elementary school after video shot on school grounds cancelled recess Tuesday.

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KBJR back on air following maintenance

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Crews were working on tower maintenance throughout the week, and were delayed multiple times due to weather.

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Two Duluthians arrested, charged with possession and selling meth

According to police, 40-year-old William Wieland and 37-year-old Melisa Graves were arrested on Tuesday after an investigation of meth sales in Cloquet. 

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Minnesota student skates to final exam Video included

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This might be the most Minnesota thing we have seen so far this winter. 

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More patrols begin on Wisconsin roadways

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State and local law enforcement are gearing up to make the roadways safer this holiday season. 

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Lawyers concerned by comments in Damond shooting

The attorney for the Australian family of an unarmed woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer this summer says he's concerned by a prosecutor's comments that he hasn't filed charges because investigators aren't doing their jobs.

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Duluth Police Union encourages City Council to approve riot gear purchase Video included

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The Duluth Police Union is encouraging the City Council to approve the purchase of riot gear.  

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Bad River community members seek answers, change in wake of shooting Video included

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It's been about a month since the officer involved shooting, that killed a 14-year-old Odanah boy, and the Bad River community is still searching for answers. A community listening session at the Bad River convention center, began and ended with several questions such as is the officer involved still patrolling on the reservation.

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Boiler transport causes headaches during Duluth rush hour

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Officials say an industrial boiler left Twig just before noon after being held there because to the recent snow.

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Bayfield School District investigating former employee for misuse of funds

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According to the Bayfield School District, officials discovered the misuse this past summer. 

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Cook County wolf pack caught on camera Video included

Viewer Scott Pelto sent this video to us out of Hovland, Minnesota, north of Grand Marais.

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Chisholm Mayor Todd Scaia announces resignation Video included

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In a surprise move, Chisholm Mayor Todd Scaia announced his resignation during Wednesday's city council meeting.

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Suspect sought after shots fired in downtown Duluth

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Duluth Police are asking for your help in finding a suspect who allegedly fired a gun at a downtown residence. Just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 200 block of North Second Avenue East. 

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Duluth man gets 33 years for meth sales

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A Duluth man will spend more than 30-years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine. A U.S. District Judge convicted Elfred Petruk, 39, of conspiracy to distribute meth, and one count of possession with intent to distribute meth. 

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Barnum Elementary principal on paid administrative leave

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According to ISD 91 Superintendent David Bottem, a complaint was made against Thomas Cawcutt and is currently being investigated.

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    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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