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Duluth parents hold fundraiser to replace rubber mulch

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A group of Duluth parents are helping raise money to get rid of the rubber mulch on several of the Duluth School District's playgrounds.  The Duluth school board voted in favor of replacing the rubber mulch with wood fiber at the beginning of the year,

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Old bikes get new home at annual bike swap Video included

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People lined up outside of Continental Ski and Bike on Saturday to get a deal on a bike.  

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One person hospitalized after stabbing

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One person was taken to the hospital last night after being stabbed.  

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Our Savior's Lutheran Church raises funds for apartments Video included

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The Mad Hatter hosted high tea today to benefit those who live in the Steve O'Neil Apartments.   The Benefit's theme was Alice in Wonderland.  Tea goers dressed up as characters from the famous book.  

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Duluth joins science marches across the world Video included

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Hundreds in Duluth joined groups across the planet in a global march for science. Here in Duluth the marchers gathered to celebrate the role science plays in our everyday lives. 

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LSC has unique use for old shipping containers Video included

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New recruits from volunteer fire departments from around the region tried their hands at fighting fires in Lake Superior College's new burn buildings.  

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Fitger's 5K brings in record number of runners Video included

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The race, put on by Grandma's Marathon brought runners and walkers from the Fitger's Complex down through Canal Park and back. 

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Iron Range Festival aims to teach sustainable living Video included

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It's one of the largest events of it's kind in Northeastern Minnesota. 

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Environmental assessment released for proposed Northern Lights Express project

The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the Environment Assessment for the Northern Lights Express project proposal.

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Possible military mortar round discovered inside Ashland garage Video included

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The discovery of a possible bomb inside a garage in Ashland prompted authorities to evacuate several nearby homes Friday.

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Superior City Councilor arrested on weapons charges Video included

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Garfield was arrested for disorderly conduct, endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon, recklessly endangering safety, and operating under the influence of an intoxicant.

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UPDATE: Three dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in Sawyer County Video included

Authorities in Sawyer County are investigating the discovery of three bodies inside a home.

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Mental health first aid training teaches community leaders to intervene Video included

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When you think of first aid training bandages, ice and CPR are probably the tools that come to mind but those won't help out in every emergency. A Grand Rapids group instead trained to respond to a type of crisis that's more difficult to spot. 

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Duluth Schools to explore district boundary changes Video included

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The district hasn't adjusted boundaries since 2007 under the long-range facilities plan and has faced declining enrollment for decades.

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Bay View Elementary students raise money for vandalized playground Video included

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Two Bay View Elementary students in Proctor are raising money for their vandalized playground. 

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Criminals with mental illness assisted by mental health courts

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More than half  the people in American jails and prisons suffer from mental illness, making  the U-S Department of Justice the nation's largest psychiatric hospital. 

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MnDOT releases Environmental Assessment for Northern Lights Express project

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MnDOT and the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday released the Environmental Assessment document for the Northern Lights Express Project. The release of the Environmental Assessment allows the project to take the next steps in designing and developing the railway.

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Wisconsin prepares education plan under lawsuit threat

The Wisconsin state education department is about to release a far-reaching school performance plan under threat of a lawsuit and increasing scrutiny from the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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Report: Voyageurs visitors add $24 million to local economy

A new report from the National Park Service estimates the local economic impact of visitors to Voyageurs National Park at about $24 million in 2016.

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11th annual 'Bike Swap' starts Saturday Video included

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The Continental Ski and Bike "Bike Swap" is back for its 11th year Saturday.  

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Volunteers to clean Duluth beaches this weekend

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You can take advantage of the nice weather this weekend by helping clean up Northland beaches and trails. 

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