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  1. Grocery Store Chain Aldi Holds Northland Hiring FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WDIO

    A hiring fair was held Friday at the Marriott Residence Inn on West Central Entrance in Duluth. That fair continues Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the same location.

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  2. Lifted Embargo Lands Northland Athlete in Cuba CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WDIO

    A Northland athlete is one of 25 others in the United States set to make history when they travel to compete in a Cuba triathlon next week. Jessica Rossing, a trainer with Evolve Duluth, was selected for the swimming, biking and running race in late December, and although she's competed in countless other triathlons, she said she's been rushing to prepare for the Jan. 25 race in Havana.

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  3. Sex Crimes Investigation Ongoing, Possible Federal Charges for Duluth FirefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WDIO

    The Duluth firefighter accused of child pornography and sexual misconduct may also face federal charges according to the prosecutor who said the case is part of a "much larger investigation." Caleb Lofald, 32, made his first appearance in St. Louis County District Court on Friday morning where he was arraigned on charges of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, felony possession of pictorial representation of minors, felony interference with privacy against a minor under 18, and misdemeanor interference with privacy.

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  4. Community Building Kicks Off Twin Ports MLK Holiday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WDIO

    The civil rights leader famously remembered for his "I have a Dream" speech would have turned 86-years-old Thursday, and people in the Twin Ports marked his birthday which starts five days of local events honoring the late Dr. King. This is the first year the local MLK Holiday planning committee hosted a Mayor's MLK Reception, saying it's a time where building community and understanding is more important than ever.

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  5. Duluthians to Represent African Heritage Community at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WDIO

    The group gathered at the Holiday Center in downtown Duluth, where they got on a bus bound for St. Paul. The purpose of the trip was to bring their legislative agenda to the capitol.

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  6. Fire Damages Duluth Home, Started in Chicken CoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WDIO

    An early morning fire has caused over half a million dollars worth of damage to a Duluth home, and authorities say it started in a chicken coop. The Duluth Fire Department says they responded to the report of a chicken coop on fire shortly after midnight at 3531 East 4th St. The coop was located right up against the western side of the home.

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  7. Kickstarted: Mayor Don Ness Reaches Funding Goal for MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WDIO

    It took one week, almost exactly to the hour, for Duluth Mayor Don Ness to reach the funding goal for his new book. Ness announced on Facebook last week that he's writing his own book.

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  8. Congressman Nolan: Stop Consolidation of Mail Processing Center in DuluthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WDIO

    In it, Nolan expressed serious disappointment with the Postal Service's failure to fulfill its obligations to adequately study the impact of consolidations on service standards and inform the public of the impacts. Nolan's office said late last year, the USPS Inspector General determined that the Duluth mail processing feasibility study was among many nationwide where the USPS failed to complete the requisite service standard impacts evaluations and worksheets.

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  9. University of Minnesota Students Bring Forward New Sexual Consent PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WDIO

    Students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus are hoping their school will adopt a new policy for dealing with sexual consent. University officials said the policy is modeled after a "yes mean yes" policy taken up in California that requires an affirmative answer to sexual activity instead of just saying "no."

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  10. Duluth Named Semifinalist in National Energy Saving ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WDIO

    Updated: 01/14/2015 5:42 PM Created: 01/14/2015 5:36 PM WDIO.com By: Briggs LeSavage blesavage@wdio.com Duluth has been named a semifinalist in the Georgetown University Energy Prize contest that will award one of 50 cities $5 million dollars for efficient energy saving. The announcement was made in Washington D.C. Wednesday morning, but the contest runs for two years.

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  11. Duluth Firefighter Arrested for Alleged Sex CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WDIO

    Duluth Police have arrested a Hermantown man, who sources confirm is a city of Duluth firefighter, on suspicion of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct.

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  12. Despite Lack of Snow, Outdoor Suppliers Riding Last Winter's HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WDIO

    Snowblowers aren't exactly in high demand, either. Duluth resident Andy Karon said he bought his four years ago, and hasn't used it yet this year.

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  13. Crashes on Icy Twin Ports Roads Cause BackupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WDIO

    Several back-to-back crashes slowed traffic on the Blatnik Bridge Tuesday morning, while a crash in West Duluth slowed traffic on I-35. The Superior Police Department says black ice caused three separate crashes around 7 a.m. on the Duluth-bound lanes of the high bridge .

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  14. Date Stands, Duluth Out for Beargrease StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WDIO

    A lack of snow near Duluth has put the logistics of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in limbo, and with time running out to decide, the board has made the call about when and where many of the race events will happen. Teams of mushers and dogs running through a tunnel of hundreds of revelers as the Beargrease begins at Duluth East High School won't be part of the 2015 marathon, organizers said Sunday afternoon.

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  15. Duluth NAACP to Hold New Election Saturday Amid Leadership DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WDIO

    An event held Friday at Duluth's Raddison Hotel was originally scheduled to be an inauguration for the new Duluth NAACP officers, including UMD senior Classie Dudley. She beat out the group's long-time president, Claudie Washington, in November.

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  16. Duluth Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Grand Avenue CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WDIO

    The Duluth Police Department says a 30-year-old Duluth man was seriously injured after a three-vehicle accident on Grand Avenue Friday morning. According to police, a Jeep Cherokee was traveling west when its driver lost control, crossed into oncoming traffic, and was struck by a Nissan Rogue just after 10:15 a.m. After the first collision, a third vehicle also struck the Jeep on the 8500 block of Grand Avenue.

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  17. Low Snowfall Totals Putting Big Winter Event Plans in LimboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WDIO

    The flurries that came down Thursday afternoon were a welcome sight for the organizers of some of the Northland's big outdoor events coming up this month, as plans have been hanging in the balance due to a lack of snow. Snow totals weren't quite enough to change the outlook for events like the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon and ALS Blackwoods Blizzard Tour snowmobile ride, but organizers said that doesn't mean cancellations are in store.

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  18. Icy Roads Cause Several Crashes in Duluth AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WDIO

    The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened at about 9 a.m. They said a Toyota Echo was headed toward Duluth when it spun out and hit the right guard rail. The driver, 24-year-old Sarah Sanda of Eau Claire, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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  19. Duluth Named a Top Ten U.S. Destination for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WDIO

    Duluth has made yet another top ten list. This time, Lonely Planet has named Duluth a Top Ten U.S. Destination for 2015.

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  20. Charges Possible After Septic Truck Crashes into Minivan in Rural AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WDIO

    The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says charges are possible after a septic truck driver allegedly struck a minivan, injuring an Aurora woman and her young child. Deputies were called to the crash at the intersection of Trigstad Road and Highway 99 in White Township around 12:40 Wednesday afternoon.

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