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What Are The Best Routes To Drive During A Duluth-Superior Snow Storm?

Even in the mildest of winters, snow and ice can make a Twin Ports commute interesting - for lack of a better word.  The same qualities that make our area scenic in the summer (think hills, lake, and woods) can bring treacherous driving conditions when a winter storm hits.

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$20,000 Cash Recovered During Drug Arrest On Iron Range

Approximately $20,000 cash, drugs, and stolen firearms were recovered during an arrest on the Iron Range,  November 30.  Officers from the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force executed an arrest on Cody Elven for outstanding felony warrants.

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Construction Of The Security Wall In Calais Is Underway
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Railroad Work Postponed For Intersection Of Highways 7 And 101 [Update]

The work that was originally to have started this week at the intersection of Highway 7 and Highway 101 west of Eveleth has been postponed.  Unforeseen scheduling conflicts have moved the three day project's start date to next week - December 5-7.

The CN Railroad will be doing repair work on a railroad crossing that travels through the intersection of Highway 7 and 101.  In order to allow the crews the opportunity to complete the job, traffic will be impacted for a few days - according to St. Louis County officials.

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Duluth Police Issue Warning Over Recent Influx Of Opioid Overdoses

The Duluth Police Department is issuing a general warning about a recent rise of Opioid overdoses in the Northland - with 6 known cases since Thanksgiving.  A warning on their Facebook page alerts the community to the current danger in the drug batch making its way through the Twin Ports.

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Christmas Splurge As High Street Takes Estimated ?120 Million In Two Days
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Show Your Support For Law Enforcement By Decorating With Blue Christmas Lights

Support (or the lack thereof) for law enforcement has been in the news a lot this past year.  As we progress into the Christmas holiday season, two organizations are inviting people do show their support via their decorations.

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Emergency Telephone Numbers Keep Railroad Crossings Safe
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New Sign On Midway Road To Alert Drivers To Backed-Up Traffic Due To Train Crossings

Midway Road is one of those popular cut-through routes that allows easy travel for drivers in the western-half of Duluth and parts of Hermantown and Proctor.  It's also a popular route for drivers traveling from I-35 to Highway 53 and the Iron Range - allowing a short cut that navigates around Duluth.

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Job Fair For Veterans And Military Spouses Held In New York City
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Duluth Air Force Veteran Nets $102,000 Following VA Mistake

An injured Duluth Air Force veteran has received compensation from the Veterans Administration after getting help from the St. Louis County Veterans Service Office.  The veteran who asked not to be identified recently received payment due to a back injury that caused permanent mobility issues.  The check totals $102,000.

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Construction Of The Security Wall In Calais Is Underway
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Railroad Work To Close Intersection Of Highways 7 And 101

The CN Railroad will be doing repair work on a railroad crossing that travels through the intersection of Highway 7 and 101 starting Monday, November 28.  In order to allow the crews the opportunity to complete the job, traffic will be impacted for a few days - according to St. Louis County officials.

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Last Minute Shoppers Hit NYC Stores On December 24th
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Duluth Police Offer Tips To Shop Safe This Christmas Season

Thanksgiving is this week already and Black Friday occurs the day after.  With those events comes the kick off to the Christmas holiday shopping season...

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Superior Police: Reported Child Abduction Didn’t Happen

According to a report from our news partners at WDIO Eyewitness News, Superior Police have officially ruled that a reported attempted child abduction on Monday didn't happen.

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4th Street Work Wraps Up For The Season; Reopens Friday

With the abundance of projects in our area, this is the time of year many look forward to:  the removal of the orange cones that signals the end of the road construction season!  Another one of the more-lengthy projects wraps up on Friday as 4th Street reopens just in time for the winter driving season.

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Garbage Strike Continues To Bite In Madrid
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Altered Garbage Schedule For City Of Superior Due To Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 24 is Thanksgiving Day.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the City of Superior is altering their garbage pickup schedule to allow city employees the chance to be with their families.

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