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Milton Keynes Celebrates Its 50th Birthday
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Highway 73 Roundabout Public Meeting Scheduled For June 28

Residents on the Iron Range will get an update about one of two roundabouts under construction right now.  The roundabout in Chisholm - where Highway 73 and County Road 5 intersect - will be the focus of a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 28 at the Chisholm Senior Center.  The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 PM.

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Belknap Street Project Update For June 19

Year One of the two-year Belknap Street reconstruction project in Superior is well underway with measurable progress being made each day.  The scope of the $23 million project for this summer is primarily the east and west ends of the roadway that is also the route that US Highway 2 uses as it runs through the heart of the city.  Next year the focus will shift to the middle part of the route.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Can You Believe It’s Been 5 Years Since The Flood Of 2012 [ PHOTO GALLERY]

It was 5 years ago that the rain started to fall and continued until there was between 7 and 9 inches in less than 24 hours.  I remember driving to work thinking nothing of it until I started to see pictures of huge sink holes, big enough to swallow a whole car.  It lead to days without power for some residents, the Lake Superior Zoo lost animals and Jay Cooke State Park will never be the same. 

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MNDOT Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Station Signs On I-94

Minnesota drivers will start to see signs alerting them to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations along I-94.  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation started installing the signs along the corridor that runs north of St. Cloud as part of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act that was enacted in 2016.

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How Will Grandma’s Marathon Affect Traffic In Duluth? Get Advisory Information For All Of The Races

It's Grandma's Marathon Weekend!  And along with all of the races, activities, and runners comes traffic.  Even though city and marathon officials have planned and prepared, the onset of thousands of extra people in town swell the streets and highways near Canal Park and the downtown area.

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City Of Duluth Road Crews Want You To Slow Down In Construction Zones

It's no secret that we're in the summer road construction season.  And whether that project is on a highway with orange cones stretching for 20 miles or on a city street corner with single sign, the law mandates that you slow down;  common sense mandates that you be observant and extra-cautious.

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Duluth Wins Knight Cities Challenge Grant For Canal Park Program

It's no secret that the Canal Park area is vital to the economy of Duluth and the greater Northland.  From tourists in the summer to the variety of businesses that pull residents there year-round, Canal Park has a lot to offer.

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Newly-Designed Ten-Dollar Bill Goes Into Circulation
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$5000 Reward Offered In Lester Park Elementary School Arson Case

A reward is being offered for information related to an arson fire this weekend at the Lester Park Elementary School.  The fire - which damaged the playground - occurred on Sunday, June 11.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Race Packet Pickup Available Starting Thursday For All Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Races

Grandma's Marathon weekend is fast approaching, with the William A. Irvin scheduled Friday evening as the first major race.  If you're running any of the races this weekend, you can pickup your race packet starting Thursday afternoon.

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Steve Tanko
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You Could Name The New Highway 53 Bridge On The Iron Range

Construction continues on the new 1,100-foot  bridge that spans the Rouchleau Pit east of Virginia as part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  Work began in 2015 and is expected to wrap up this fall - ushering in a new route for the arterial roadways that cuts its way through the Iron Range north towards Canada.

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Duluth Sunday Liquor Sales Approved, Starting Two Weeks After State Law Goes Into Effect

After Governor Dayton signed the bill into law in March, Sunday liquor sales would be allowed across Minnesota as early as July 2. Municipalities still had to approve sales locally. Duluth voted on this issue on Monday night.

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Iowa Sets The Stage For Nation's First Vote In Upcoming Presidential Election
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June Brings Second Peak For Deer-Vehicle Crashes

Living in the Northland, we're pretty trained to be on the lookout for deer alongside the highways.  And while those deer make their appearances usually during the fall season, June brings a secondary-peak in the total number of deer-vehicle crashes.

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