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May The 4th Be With You: Fans Celebrate Star Wars Day At Target Field

The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”

05/04/2015

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Firefighters Rescue Woman From Burning Apartment

Firefighters in Duluth rescued a woman from her burning apartment.

Authorities say heavy fire broke out on the second and third levels of the three-story buildin Thursday afternoon. Firefighters found a woman whose exit was blocked by falling burning debris. They were able to help the woman out of the building. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.

05/01/2015

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Sheriff: 27-Year-Old Man Falls Ill, Dies While Hiking In BWCA

Authorities are investigating after a 27-year-old Duluth man fell ill and died while hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Monday.

04/21/2015

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Duluth Police To Return Belongings Of 1981 Murder Victim

A retiring Duluth police lieutenant will return belongings of a teen murdered 34 years ago to her family as one of his last duties on the job.

04/18/2015

Wind Turbine, Renewable Energy SD, The Mustard Seed

ALLETE Clean Energy Buys 2 Wind Farms For $47 Million

ALLETE Clean Energy is buying a wind generation facility near in southwestern Minnesota for $47.5 million.

04/16/2015

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Police: Driver In Duluth Bus Crash Had Medical Emergency

Duluth police say a city bus driver suffered a medical emergency before crashing into another bus, killing a passenger. The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Duluth. According to police, an eastbound bus struck a stoplight and then collided with another bus coming in the opposite direction.

04/15/2015

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Official: 1 Killed, Others Injured In Transit Bus Crash

A Duluth transit official says one person has died and others were injured in a crash between two city buses. Duluth Transit Authority administrator Jim Heilig says the crash happened about 5 a.m. Tuesday downtown.

04/14/2015

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Judge: Minnesota Man Must Pay Back $250K In Gambling Case

A 69-year-old Minnesota man accused of running an illegal bookmaking operation for about a dozen clients in North Dakota must pay back $250,000 and serve an additional four months in prison on top of the nearly six years he is serving on a separate case.

04/13/2015

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Bid To Cut Local Government Aid Would Spare Rochester

Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.

04/09/2015

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Best Hotels With A View Near Minnesota

Don’t settle for sixty-mile-an-hour car window scenery. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Minnesota’s natural wonders by lodging at any of these five exceptional guesthouses.

04/04/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Minnesota

Hop on over to any of these great Easter Day events!

03/30/2015

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Duluth Police Looking For 2 Children, Noncustodial Mother

Police in Duluth are asking for the public’s help in locating two young children who they say were taken by their mother against a court order.

03/27/2015

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Police: Grand Rapids Man Stabs Family Member Several Times

A 31-year-old Grand Rapids man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a family member several times early Wednesday morning. Grand Rapids Police were called to a home in the northwest area of the city at about 1:47 a.m. on a report that a family argument turned into a knife attack.

03/25/2015

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Duluth Prostitution Sting Puts 15 Behind Bars

More than a dozen people are facing behind bars after a two-day prostitution sting by police at a Duluth area motel late this week. Fourteen men face charges for soliciting prostitution, one of whom faces additional charges for sex trafficking and selling methamphetamine. A woman was also taken into custody for offering prostitution services.

03/21/2015

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High-Speed Chase Ends With Serious Injuries In St. Louis County

A Pinewood woman is hospitalized after leading authorities on a high-speed chase down Highway 37 in Hibbing Saturday morning.

03/21/2015

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Court To Hear Sabotage Appeal Of 85-Year-Old Nun, Duluth Activist

On Thursday, an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will ask a federal appeals court in Ohio to overturn convictions for sabotage and destruction of government property.

03/10/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota For Spring Break

Spring break doesn’t have to be sun and sand. Minnesota offers one of the more unique getaways for those free days.

03/07/2015

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Boy Falls 20 Feet From Spirit Mountain Chairlift

A little boy is recovering after falling more than 20 feet off the chairlift at Spirit Mountain. Cameron Jones was at the Duluth ski hill with other homeschool students on Friday when he fell.

03/02/2015

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Vehicle Crashes Into Side Of Library In Downtown Duluth

Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into the side of a library in downtown Duluth. According to police, the vehicle rolled through an intersection Tuesday afternoon and crashed into the Duluth Public Library. Two 20-year-old women inside the vehicle weren’t injured in the crash, but police say they were taken to a hospital for treatment of apparent drug overdoses.

02/25/2015

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Gun Used To Shoot New Hope Officers Was Once In Police Custody

WCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn’t even allowed to own guns.

02/24/2015

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State Senators: Open Up On Miller’s Ouster

Democratic state senators are pressing for more answers on why the coach of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team is being let go.

02/23/2015

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Spirit Mountain To Host Extreme Snowmobile Endurance Race

Spirit Mountain in Duluth will host a new snowmobile endurance racing event next month, Red Bull Snow Boundaries. It’s open to pro and amateur racers alike with more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.

02/11/2015

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New DNA Evidence Helps Investigators Crack Cold Case

It’s a murder mystery that’s been unsolved for more than 30 years. Hundreds of interviews and hundreds of leads couldn’t crack the case. But new technological advances allowed investigators to identify a suspected killer.

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Duluth Zoo’s Kodiak Bear Phoebe Is Euthanized

Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.

01/21/2015

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Police Identify Duluth Homicide Victim, Suspect

The Duluth Police Department has identified a 33-year-old man found dead with an apparent head injury. Matthew Walker of Duluth was discovered Saturday morning outside of a multi-unit rental property. Police say the victim was assaulted, but have declined to comment further.

01/20/2015

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