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Personal Effects Of Dr. Jack Kevorkian To Be Auctioned In New York
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St. Louis County Offers Disposal Boxes For National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, April 29 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and officials with St. Louis County want to make it easy for Northlanders to find drop-off sites.  The county has partnered with local law enforcement and the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District to coordinate the Take It To The Box Program.

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Duluth Police Look For Person Of Interest In Theft Incident

The Duluth Police have turned to their social media sites once again in the hopes of identifying a person of interest in a recent theft case.  They're looking for leads on the identity of the person pictured in the surveillance photos.

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St. Louis County Residents Can Now Apply For Building And Land Use Permits Online

Residents of St. Louis County needing a building or land-use permit will have now have a digital option in addition the the standard paper process.  The county rolled out their new online application process about a month ago - giving a 24/7 option at the fingertips of landowners.

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5 Foods That Come To Mind When You Think Minnesota

Believe it or not, we came up with this blog while driving through the state of Wisconsin. We were talking about when you think of cheese curds you think of the MN State Fair and the state of Wisconsin...

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Steve Tanko
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More Details About This Summers Oliver Bridge Work Released

Details about the work to be performed this summer on the Oliver Bridge continue to slowly trickle out from the authorities involved.  Since the initial word was released that the bridge would see daytime closures again this summer, officials have revised the start date - from April 17 to April 24...

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President Trump Meets With Iraqi PM Al-Abadi At The White House
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A Minnesotan Heads To The White House; University Of Minnesota Professor To Join Trump Administration

If you had to compile a list of states that most presidential appointees come from, Minnesota probably wouldn't bubble to the top;  while it's true we've had the occasional Vice President (Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale), the Gopher state doesn't seem to hold the political clout that a Texas or New York might.  But, it looks like we'll be able to add to the list soon.

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Revised Start Date For Oliver Bridge Daily Closures

Although original reports has the Oliver Bridge set to resume the summer daily closure schedule on Monday, April 17 - it appears that that start date has been revised slightly.  According to the flashing data sign that signals drivers on the approach to both sides of the bridge, the start date is now Monday, April 24.

It was a long year for many drivers as the Oliver Bridge saw daily closures from April far into November in 2016.  Now as promised, the closures will return for this summer - although officials are promising a little shorter schedule of work.

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Annual Spring Cleaning On Bong And Blatnik Bridges Starts This Week

I guess you could call it another sure sign of spring:  the annual salt/sand sweeping on the Bong and Blatnik Bridges - and the "Can of Worms" interchange and Boundary Avenue to 21st Avenue East area of I-35 starts this week.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are alerting drivers to be aware of the process and to use caution when approaching the work convoy.

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Rendering provided by St. Louis County
Rendering provided by St. Louis County
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Roundabout Considered For Hermantown Intersection

Two years ago there were none.  Then, transportation officials unveiled a roundabout at the base of the Bong Bridge after a multi-year rebuilding project.  Hibbing and Chisholm are at the receiving end of one each this summer.  Now, it appears that the Duluth-Superior area could be seeing another circular-intersection.

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China Projects Delayed By New Sri Lankan Administration
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Highway 169 Tower To Ely Realignment Project Gets Underway

If you've ever driven the highway between Tower and Ely, you've probably determined that that stretch of 169 has been in serious need of some improvements for some time.  Besides the obvious routine upkeep, the route to Ely has long been on the drawing board for a realignment to reduce its narrow, curvy nature.

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Major Freeway Bridge Collapses In Minneapolis During Rush Hour
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MNDOT Uses “Smart Bridge Technology” To Study Defects

Living in the Twin Ports, most of us probably cross one of the two major bridges in the St. Louis River Bay often - if not daily.  Crossing over from one city - and state - is so easy, it's really second nature and we usually don't even think about it.  That is - until something happens.  The 2007 collapse of the I-35 bridge over the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities is fresh enough in our collective mindset.

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Minnesota Twins v Miami Marlins
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Minnesota Twins Announce 2017 Schedule Of Theme Nights

Even I've been to a Minnesota Twins game at Target Field! As the resident non-sports fan in the building, I usually have no reference point to any game-related talk that goes on.  But - in an effort to make someone happy a few years ago, I rode along and attended a game in the Twin Cities.  And while I didn't watch a single minute of it, I do recognize that the Minnesota Twin boast a world-class facility - offering true baseball fans a great experience.

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