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  1. 148th Fighter Wing anticipating 2016 deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    "Our Airmen are ready to go and support our nation," said Col. Frank Stokes, 148th FW commander.

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  2. How common are golden parachutes for retiring nonprofit executives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    For 50 years, the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency has provided northern Minnesota with everything from Meals on Wheels to transportation to head start programs in an eight county region. "In the last 25 years, I've seen the programs that we operate go from about $10 million agency to just recently we're about a $35 million agency," Harlan Tardy, the executive director of AEOA said.

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  3. Legendary wrestler and Minnesota native, Verne Gange, dead at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    He went on to become at two-time NCAA wrestling Champion at the University of Minnesota and an alternate on the 1948 U.S. Olympic wrestling team. Gagne is best known for promoting and wrestling professionally for the American Wrestling Association for over 40 years out of Minneapolis.

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  4. 6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. A criminal complaint unsealed Monday charges the men with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. 3 comments

  5. Community forum helps educate people about heroin problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    With three opioid related deaths in the last year and numerous overdoses in the Northland, Duluth police are working hard to curb the recent heroin problem in the Twin Ports. Heroin is an opioid that targets the central nervous system to alleviate pain and can be fatal if too much is taken.

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  6. Police: Missing U of M student went into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    In a news release on Monday, the Minneapolis Police said they are working on a search effort for 22-year-old Jennifer Houle. "Last night, video evidence was located that indicates Ms.

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  7. Minn. lawmakers to roll out oil train safety initiative proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Just last week, there was an oil train explosion in rural Illinois of an oil train that had traveled from North Dakota through Minnesota. The measure calls for enhanced public safety at railroad crossings across our state and asks railroad companies to pay their fair share to make needed public safety improvements.

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  8. Minnesota Moves Toward Goal of Ending Veteran HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    MDVA, together with Governor Mark Dayton's Cabinet-Level Interagency Council on Homelessness, set this goal as a part of the State's Plan to prevent and end homelessness in Minnesota by the end of 2015. The Homeless Veteran Registry works by connecting federal, state, county and non-profit partners in a shared goal of providing housing and services to Veterans and their families. 1 comment

  9. The gloves are off: "It is about fighting injustice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    A letter from a group of Minnesota legislators, signed also by the governor, prompted a response from the University of Minnesota Duluth's chancellor on the university's controversial decision not to renew the contract of head women's hockey coach, Shannon Miller. The lawmakers suggested UMD's federal and state financial support could be in jeopardy if there are any discrimination violations.

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  10. Support pours in for stray kitten attacked by bobcatRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The seven month old kitten has spent much of her time lately at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Clinic in Minneapolis. "You would not believe if you would have saw her head a month ago, you wouldn't realize it's the same cat," said Lisa Ehrlichman-Graves, Bobbi's foster mom.

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  11. Nursing by the Numbers: How many nurses is enough?Read the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Lower nursing levels are linked to high patient death rates. That's the finding of a new Minnesota health study.

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  12. City of Eveleth loses discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Lt. LeRoy Hilde, a police officer with the City of Eveleth, appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Minneapolis for protection under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Minnesota Human Rights Act when the City did not promote him to Chief of Police after applying for the job in 2012. Hilde was hired in 1983 as a full-time patrol officer in Eveleth, and was then promoted to Lieutenant in 1998.

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  13. Early morning apt. fire in Minneapolis kills one, displaces four familiesRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Firefighters rushed to a burning home on 34th Street and Chicago Avenue. Authorities say the fire started about 3:30 Sunday morning.

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  14. New billboard calls out Minneapolis School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    A new billboard is bringing attention to a Minneapolis School District, and it is stationed right across from the district's headquarters. The Better Ed billboard reads, "Minneapolis Public Schools spend $525,000 per classroom, per year."

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  15. Sex trafficking and social media: Task force works to prevent violenceRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Her story was a part of the Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force's public meeting at the Community Center. "Nineteen percent of 10 to 17-year-olds have received unwanted solicitations, sexual advances online.

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  16. Senate DFL's first six bills address education, flood aid and healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    In a news conferences Thursday morning, Senate DFL leaders unveiled their 2015 priorities and introduced their first bills of the session. The lawmakers rolled out a total of six bills ranging from flood aid to a loan forgiveness program for rural medical care and mental health professionals The flood aid measure would provide a $6.8 million match to FEMA funding for 37 Minnesota counties affected by flooding in June of 2014.

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  17. 40 families getting help from Red Cross after 8 house fires since ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    American Red Cross volunteers are spending their holidays helping more than 40 people after a total of eight fires across Minnesota, and Western Wisconsin, since Christmas. Volunteers are also helping families in Esko, Hibbing, Hinckley, Minneapolis, and St. Cloud.

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  18. Snowstorm in Twin Cities causes 310 crashes, 1 fatalityRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The snow has been making a mess of many roads and highways in and around the Twin Cities area since late Friday night. Snow emergencies are in effect for Minneapolis, St. Paul, Richfield, Robbinsdale, and now St. Louis Park is also declaring a snow emergency.

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  19. Falling asleep at wheel could be to blame for car crash in Lake Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Falling asleep at the wheel may be to blame for a car crash in Lake County Sunday morning involving five people, including two children. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 55-year-old Richard McGlothan or Minneapolis was driving northbound on Highway 61 near Larsmont Road with four passengers around 11:20 Sunday morning.

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  20. Voters shift balance of power in Minnesota, WisconsinRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    A short stint of one-party rule by the DFL has come to an end at the Minnesota State Capitol. "There were a lot of Democrat freshmen incumbents that came to St. Paul and voted with the Minneapolis and St. Paul members and really lost touch with their district and suffered the consequences of that in the Election last night," Rep. Kurt Daudt said during a morning news conferance.

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