Minnesota law enforcement agencies are starting to count how many untested rape kits they have as state officials aim to tackle a backlog. In Duluth, 565 kits have gone untested since 1995.
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A Minnesota man is dead after he was trapped under a pontoon when it flipped over.
A Republican state senator wants to ban exotic pets in Wisconsin as Milwaukee officials struggle to capture a lion-like animal roaming the city’s streets.
Minnesota’s first month of legal medical marijuana sales has stories of success, disappointment and everything in between.
Mom more than triple the legal alcohol limit
A Minnesota woman has been charged with drunken driving after allegedly driving away while her 8-year-old daughter clung to the outside of the car.
It was quite the scene at the Proctor Speedway Saturday evening for the Mid-Summer Night of Mayhem.
A new music festival at Bayfront Park drew hundreds this weekend.
Man Receives Multiple Stab Wounds, Hospitalized
A man is hospitalized following an early morning stabbing in Cloquet.
A Wisconsin dentist is dealing with angry phone calls because he has the same last name as the Minnesota dentist accused of killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe.
The St. Cloud School District is dealing with a shortage of bus drivers with classes set to resume in just over a month.
Unattended bag causes disruption at airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has resumed normal operations after an unattended bag caused the airport to shut down part of its ticketing area for about two hours.
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Authorities have released the name of a husband and wife killed in a Bayfield County crash.
Teen Who Left Home in Itasca County Found Safe
The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office has located Bali Mariah Seims, 15 of Grand Rapids, MN.
A neighborhood favorite has returned to Superior with Billings Park Days.
New Law Creates Military Spouses & Families Day in Minnesota
A number of new laws take effect on August 1st in Minnesota.
Plein Air Festival Celebrated in Port Wing
At the Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival, it’s all about expression.
Authorities Search for Teen Who Left Home in Itasca County
The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance in locating Bali Mariah Seims, 15 of Grand Rapids, MN.
Glensheen Completes Millions in Restoration Work
The number one house museum in MN, just got substantially better.
A man has been charged in connection to a murder that happened in Duluth in May.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is calling for tougher penalties on foreign countries who he says are forcing Iron Range miners to be laid off.
Introducing solid foods to your baby can be a fun exciting experience.
Forest Visitors Encouraged to be Fire Safe
The forecast is for beautiful weather through the weekend and beyond so it is a great time to get out and enjoy your national forests.
Twin Ports Bands Compete in Symphony Contest
It’s time to cast your vote for a local competition bringing classical and alternative bands together!
West Bay Club Named to National Register of Historic Places
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is pleased to announce that the historic West Bay Club has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
First responders were called at 8:51 a.m. to Drummond Lake Road in the town of Drummond for a vehicle rollover.
Authorities Release New Details About Fatal Crash
Authorities have released the identities of those involved in a fatal crash near Spooner.
Cooking Connection: Cucumber & Melon Chutney
In this week’s Cooking Connection, we make cucumber and melon chutney with Whole Foods Co-op.
Pub and Party Food Favorite Honored
July 29, marks National Chicken Wing Day in the United States.
99 Percent Aren't Harmful, Some Are Healthy
Even with a microscope, finding germs or bacteria can often be tricky.
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Your FOX21 Weather Team and participating Walgreens stores are partnering to offer you discounts on select models of Midland Weather Alert Radios. No coupon necessary. Special pricing is on now through August. Severe weather can happen anytime. Be ready for the storm at home, on the road, or at the cabin.
Man Killed in Crash Near Spooner
One person was killed and another injured in a crash in Washburn County.
More Details Released About Shooting in Duluth
Duluth Police have identified the victim in a shooting Tuesday night.
Iron Range Plant to be Temporarily Idled
Cliffs Natural Resources has announced they will be temporarily idling its United Taconite Facility on the Iron Range.
Governor Calls this a "Crisis Situation"
Gov. Mark Dayton is considering calling a special session if the walleye season is closed on Mille Lacs Lake.
Fire Engulfs Old Mining Truck Shop
The Hibbing Fire Department responded at 8:29 p.m. Tuesday to the report of black smoke coming from an old mining building.
103-Year-Old Businesses Closes its Door
A well-known paper company in Duluth has acquired a century old business.
When your digestive tract isn’t working properly, it can make your whole body feel off.
Health Impact Assessment for Lower Lincoln Park
The conditions of where we work and play can have a huge impact on our health.
32 People have not Paid Trash Collection Bills
It’s a trashy problem that’s been going on for more than a decade in Proctor.
Judge: Band Does Not Owe City Back Payments
The legal battle between the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and City of Duluth over casino back payments is officially over.
Board Takes Next Step to Help with Funding for Oberstar Renaming Project
The St. Louis County Board took steps Tuesday toward honoring a late northern Minnesota lawmaker.
KQDS FOX 21 NEWS is hiring a multi-faceted and experienced reporter.
An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe says he believed everything about his trip was legal.
Legislators Believe Funding will Pass
The Wisconsin state Assembly is scheduled to vote on approving a $500 million financing plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.
Zebra Mussels Have Been Found in More than 200 Minnesota Lakes and Rivers
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Big Cormorant Lake in northwestern Minnesota’s Becker County.
Man Apparently Thrown from Boat
A Wisconsin man drowned on Lake Vermilion Monday night.
Authorities are on the scene of a light plane crash in western Wisconsin.
Locally Owned Irish Pub in Washburn is a Hit
If you’re in the mood for a taste of Ireland on the South Shore, the place to be is ‘The Snug’.
Complete Streets and Active Transportation
While the City of Cloquet continues to consider ways to generate more foot and bicycle traffic throughout the community, it’s raising some questions whether the positive outweigh the negatives.
A new development in spinal cord injury research is showing great promise for paralysis patients.