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  1. Second Ballot Makes Joel Sipress Duluth City Council's 2017 PresidentRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | WDIO

    A divisive contest between two Duluth city councilors vying for the same leadership role is now over, after the council chose Joel Sipress as its next president. After three tied votes, the office would have been settled by a coin toss, but it took just two paper ballots Monday night.

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  2. Nod to Nostalgia: Duluth ICO Station Pumps Gas for CustomersRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | WDIO

    Getting out to pump gas is something many would rather avoid in the cold winter weather, but at one Duluth gas station customers can just stay in their cars instead. Inter City Oil launched a new service on Monday, pumping gas for its customers for free.

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  3. Red Shawl Ceremony Brings Awareness to Sex TraffickingRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | WDIO

    "It is happening...it isn't the old norms of what you'd expect to see happening on street corners," said Duluth Mayor Emily Larson on sex trafficking in Duluth. "Every single person in this community has a connection to someone who has experienced sexual violence."

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  4. Duluth Couple Escapes Garage Fire with Cautionary TaleRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | WDIO

    Though we prepare for the worst, most of us will never find out how we'd actually react in a fire. After a blaze started in their attached garage, one Duluth couple was forced to find out, and they escaped with a cautionary tale for others.

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  5. 'Park Point Light Lady' Drops a Surprise At Her Going-Away PartyRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | WDIO

    Marcia Hales has dedicated 19 years of her life to the community of Duluth. Every year, she puts up gigantic light display to mark the holiday season.

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  6. Duluth Alliance Calls for Ban on Plastic BagsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | WDIO

    Businesses and community groups have formed an alliance in Duluth to push for a ban on plastic bags and foam food containers. The "Bag It, Duluth - For the Love of Place" campaign urges city leaders to adopt more environmentally friendly options.

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  7. New Superior Police Officer Sworn-In; Department Continues to Fight Staff ShortagesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | WDIO

    Staff shortages is an ongoing issue that the Superior Police Department has been working to fix, and Friday was a step in that direction. The department's newest officer was sworn in , and he will be the first of several hired within the next few months.

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  8. Duluth to Host 2017 NAHL Robertson CupRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | WDIO

    The Cloquet-based Minnesota Wilderness junior hockey team won the NAHL's Robertson Cup back in 2015 and the team has even more incentive to make a run towards another 'Robby' this season! The 2017 Robertson Cup Tournament will be nearby at the Essentia Health Duluth Heritage Sports Center. A source with knowledge of the situation tells Eyewitness Sports that an agreement is in place and the North American Hockey League is expected to make a formal announcement soon, possibly as soon as Friday.

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  9. Duluth Council Set to Prioritize Push for Steam Plant ProjectRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | WDIO

    This legislative session could be financially critical for Duluth as millions of state dollars for the city are tied to decisions by state lawmakers. State legislators left last year's bonding bill unfinished, delaying progress on an upgrade for Duluth's steam plant.

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  10. Radon Reminder: January is Good Time to TestRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | WDIO

    Radon is colorless, odorless gas, so the only way to know if your home is exposed is to test for it. With windows and doors shut tight against the Northland arctic cold, this week is the perfect time to test homes for radon.

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  11. Cold Weather Cancels, Delays Several Outdoor EventsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | WDIO

    Biwabik: Giants Ridge Ski Area will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 5. The Hibbing Alpine Invitational scheduled for Thursday has been postponed. There will be reduced hours on Friday and Saturday, January 6 and 7, with the ski area closing at 4:30 p.m. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, Jan. 8. Duluth: The Bayfront Family Center and ice rink will be closed through Saturday, Jan. 7. The city's Parks and Recreation division anticipates reopening the facilities on Sunday, Jan. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. if weather conditions allow.

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  12. Amid Tension, Mayor Weighs In on Council Support for Standing RockRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | WDIO

    While packed city council chambers cheered when a resolution supporting the Standing Rock Tribe's protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline passed, the move hasn't been received as warmly elsewhere. Now Duluth's mayor is weighing in.

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  13. Dayton Includes UMD Building, Duluth Steam Plant in Bonding ProposalRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | WDIO

    A proposed new chemistry building for UMD, seen in this artist's rendering, would get $28 million under Gov. Mark Dayton's bonding proposal. Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing nearly $145 million in funding for northeastern Minnesota projects, including tens of millions for several major projects in Duluth, as part of his bonding proposal.

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  14. Republican-Controlled Minnesota Congress in SessionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | WDIO

    It's Layman's first term in the Minnesota legislature. She and other new representatives touted the excitement of beginning their tenure in the newly restored Capitol.

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  15. Largest Outdoor Mite Jamboree in Minnesota Held in DuluthRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2017 | WDIO

    The tournament was open to kids ages 3 to 7. Every kid walked home with a trophy.

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  16. Fundraising in the Works for Pike Lake Vietnam Veterans MonumentRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | WDIO

    A replica of this Rochester, New York, statue will be brought to a future veterans cemetery in Pike Lake if enough money is fundraised. A future veterans cemetery is set to be constructed in Pike Lake after getting $8.3 million from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in September.

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  17. Duluth Library Plans Address Low School Readiness RatesRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | WDIO

    That's what's prompted Duluth's public library to prioritize school readiness as part of its latest strategic plan approved this month by the city council. On Wednesday, a half dozen kids and kids parents huddled around for morning story time.

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  18. Chum Sends Off Duluth Lawmakers with 2017 Session RequestsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | WDIO

    When state lawmakers head back to the state capitol next week, they'll be met by all kinds of lobbyists, but on Thursday, Duluth's legislative delegation heard from constituents whose voices aren't always the loudest in St. Paul. It was a chance to for the lawmakers to hear directly from Chum community, why its three priorities for the 2017 session: voting rights, housing, and stability for those moving out of poverty, are so important.

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  19. Carlton Man Seriously Injured in Broadside CrashRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | WDIO

    According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Taurus was heading north at the junction of Interstate 35. The driver was trying to make a left hand turn when they were broadsided by a southbound Mazda. The passenger in the Taurus, 26-year-old Joshua Immerfall, was brought to St. Mary's in Duluth with serious injuries.

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  20. Two Duluth Staples Closed for BusinessRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | WDIO

    The owners of Crabby Ol' Bill's in Canal Park as well as its sister shop Fizzy Waters in downtown Duluth announced they are closed for business. "We are sad to announce that Fizzy Waters & Crabby Ol' Bill's are closed for business.

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