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  • Ex-Babbitt Fire Chief sentenced for arson-related charges

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- The former Babbitt Fire Chief, who pleaded guilty to arson-related charges for setting multiple fires in the Superior National Forest, will spend the next five years behind bars.

  • Your Green Life: "Fruits of Our Efficiency"

    The numbers are in and the Northland has made 2013 one of the most successful energy saving years to date. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch shows us how all of our hard work is paying off our carbon footprint.

  • Three escape house fire in rural Gnesen Township

    Gnesen Township, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Three people escaped a house fire in rural Gnesen Township early Thursday morning.

  • Minn House passes "DWI Immunity" bill

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - In a 115 to 13 vote Wednesday night, Minnesota Representatives approved a measure making it clear lawmakers are not immune to arrest or prosecution for any crime.

  • First motorcycle crash of the season

    Duluth, Minn. (NNCNOW.com) -- A 22-year-old male was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he crashed his motorcycle. Duluth Police believe this is the first motorcycle crash of the season.

  • Sen. Franken backs Duluth Airport expansion project

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Senator Al Franken has thrown his support behind a plan to expand the Duluth International Airport. On Tuesday several state lawmakers met with the Federal Aviation Administration and made their pitch for a $30 million runway.

  • No elk hunt scheduled for this year

    Madison, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- Elk hunters will have to wait at least one more year to hunt elk in Wisconsin. After evaluating information and taking into account the severity of this winter, the Department of Natural Resources has decided to not have a hunt.

  • Superior School District implements plan to make up for lost school days

    Superior, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- The Superior School District will make-up days lost to the weather this winter through a combination of replacing parent–teacher days with class time and extra days at the end of the school year.

  • Sen. Franken concerned about Comcast and Time Warner merger

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is concerned about Comcast's proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable. Comcast is the number one cable and internet provider in the country and is planning to purchase Time Warner for $45 billion.

  • Controversy in west Duluth over city's proposed Cross City Trail

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A club in west Duluth has rejected the Phase three trail design for the city's proposed Cross City Trail, which would run from Canal Park and end at the Munger trail near the Lake Superior Zoo.

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