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  • Spirit Mountain: last day slopes open

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A sure sign of spring in the Northland? The last day slopes are open for skiing and snowboarding... which was the case Wednesday for Spirit Mountain in Duluth.

  • Gov. Dayton signs anti-bullying bill into law

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota has a new approach when it comes to tackling bullying. Governor Mark Dayton signed the monumental Safe and Supportive Schools Act into law at the Capitol this afternoon. At its core, the measure requires school leaders to develop a comprehensive anti-bullying policy, train staff to prevent bullying and quickly investigate allegations.

  • Minn Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage hike

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The measure bumps the state's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour and to $7.75 an hour for small businesses over the next three years.

  • Minn House lawmakers unanimously approve synthetic drugs bill

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The fight against synthetic drugs is about to heat up across Minnesota after a move by House lawmakers on Wednesday.

  • WI registered sex offender charged with welfare fraud and theft in St. Louis County

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Louis County Attorney says a registered sex offender is accused of wrongfully obtaining public assistance by providing false information to the St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services Department.

  • Where are they now?

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) --- Who remembers Felix Humphrey? Felix was the weekend weather man at KBJR from 1980 to 1986. Many remember him for running Grandma's Marathon, bare foot, in each of the six years he lived in Duluth.

  • Grant scams are amidst the Northland

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Better Business Bureaus (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota are warning people to be wary about some grant scams being distributed by phone, mail and/or email.

  • DFL lawmakers approve closing gender gap, workplace protections

    St. Paul, MN (NNCOW.com) - The Women's Economic Security Act, or WESA, closes the gender gap, strengthens workplace protections and expands employment opportunities for women in high-wage, high demand professions.

  • City of Duluth on pothole patrol

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Crews were out and about filling potholes with cold mix Wednesday in Duluth. With much of the snow melting, due to the warming weather, many pothole problems are coming to the surface.

  • Report outlines local food support by restaurants and institutions

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Looking to support more local food? A new report by The Institute for a Sustainable Future outlines ways restaurants and institutions can do just that.

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