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New Year’s Day

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Concert Held To Benefit Victims Of Cedar Avenue Fire

The community came together Friday night to help piece together the lives torn apart by a devastating apartment fire.

01/24/2014

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A Long Road Ahead For Victims Of Apt. Fire

It’s likely to be a long road ahead for the victims of that deadly fire on Cedar Avenue New Year’s Day. Dr. Ryan Fey at Hennepin County Medical Center says they have three patients still in critical condition.

01/03/2014

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Woman Found In Submerged Car Identified

Police say the driver found dead in a car that plunged down an embankment and broke through the ice on a La Crosse creek was a student at Winona State University.

01/02/2014

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Ringing In The New Year With An Icy Dive

It may have been cold, but it was still a good morning for many to take a swim, as Minnesotans took part in the 24th ALARC Ice Dive. The annual New Year’s Day tradition took place at Lake Minnetonka, where morning temperatures were below zero degrees.

01/01/2014

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1-1-14 The Polar Plunge On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Are these people courageous or nuts? Listen to Dave Lee and Bill Wenmark by clicking the link.

01/01/2014

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New Year’s Day Polar Plunges Could Be Extra Frigid

If you’ve never done a polar bear plunge before, this New Year’s Day might not be the best day to start. Temperatures are expected to be in the low single digits Wednesday across much of Wisconsin and Minnesota. That’s about 25 degrees colder than usual.

12/27/2013

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3 Men Sentenced For Role In Red Lake Double Homicide

Three men were sentenced Friday for their roles in a murder of a couple on the Red Lake Indian Reservation on New Year’s Day 2011. David John Martin, 46, of Columbia Heights, was sentenced to 160 months in prison on one count of robbery. Kevin John Needham, 21, of Red Lake, was sentenced to 90 months in prison on one count of robbery. Terin Rene Stately, 25, of Red Lake, was sentenced to 40 months in prison on one count of aiding and abetting robbery.

09/28/2013

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Charges: Man Touched Child After Tampering With Juice Box

A Blaine man is charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly touching an 8-year-old on New Year’s Day after slipping something into the child’s juice box, court documents filed say.

01/07/2013

A Duluth firefighter helps Matt Livingston the maintenance manager for the Electric Fetus Building across a torrent of water rushing down Superior Street in Duluth early Tuesday evening.  A 16-inch water main burst downtown flooding Superior Street from First Avenue West to First Avenue East. Livingston was checking on the status of the building that was being flooded by the water. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Water Main Break Closes Streets, Causes Flooding

Parts of downtown Duluth looked more like a river instead of city streets overnight.

01/02/2013

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Taking A ‘Chunky Dunk’ To Clean Up Circle Lake

Tuesday’s cold weather didn’t stop a bunch of neighbors from jumping in their lake near Faribault, as part of a fundraiser to clean up Circle Lake, getting rid of carp and weeds.

01/01/2013

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Motorcyclists Cruise Through Bloomington For New Year’s

Some aren’t so much ringing in the New Year as they are wheeling in the New Year. Instead of running a race outside, they’re riding their motorcycles in a fun event.

01/01/2013

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What’s Closed On New Year’s Day

We want to wish you a Happy New Year. Despite it being the first day of 2013 there won’t a whole lot open today as it is considered a holiday.

01/01/2013

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Hundreds Expected At New Year’s Ice Dive Despite Frigid Forecast

If you’re looking for something different to do on New Year’s Day, there’s always the option of chilling your bones at the annual ice dive in Lake Minnetonka.

12/31/2012

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Indictment: 4 Face Charges In New Year’s Day Murders

A federal indictment unsealed Monday charges four men for stabbing a couple to death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation on New Year’s Day 2011, according to the Justice Department.

08/20/2012

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Bicyclist Hit By Snow Plow Identified

A bicyclist who was hit and killed by a snow plow early New Year’s Day has been identified.

01/03/2012

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