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Morning Update 10-14-21

Join FOX 21's Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, October 14, 2021.

UMD Hosts Flu Shot Clinic

DULUTH, Minn. -- UMD hosted their first flu shot clinic of the season today for students and staff. Roughly 300 staff signed up to receive the vaccine. The campus was equipped to take…

Agriculture Committee Gives Drought Update

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota leaders in agriculture gathered Tuesday morning to talk about the recent droughts regions across the state have experienced. We are now hearing the impact of farmers as about 90%…

Parks Department Releases 'Essential Spaces Plan'

DULUTH, Minn. -- The Duluth Parks and Recreation Department started a ten-year planning process this summer. Now they are asking for the public’s feedback. The plan, called the essential spaces plan, is geared toward…

UMD Introduces Robots to Assist in Nursing Homes

DULUTH, Minn. -- UMD's robotics program is helping nursing homes in the area get the quality care they need while also helping facilities experiencing staffing shortages. Monarch healthcare bought these robots to help…

Plow Drivers Gear Up for Winter Season

DULUTH, Minn. -- The winter season is getting closer. That's why a group of maintenance operations workers in Duluth spent Tuesday getting some special training to help make sure they are ready for…

Midday Update 10-13-21

Join FOX 21's Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Have a great day!

Public Safety

Sawyer County Deputies Respond to Explosion in Winter

VILLAGE OF WINTER, Wis. - A residence in the Village of Winter experienced an explosion on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. Deputies and the Winter Fire Department responded to the call, assisted…

Fire Destroys Shed in Lakewood Twp.

LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, Minn. - A fire destroyed a barn in Lakewood Township Saturday afternoon. Crews responded to the blaze in the 5100 block of Lester River Rd. around 4:30 p.m. and found a half moon shaped shed on fire. There…

4th Annual Operation K-9

Superior, Wis. More than a dozen Northland K-9 teams demonstrated their skills in front of a massive crowd today at AMSOIL Center in Superior. “Its really cool to be here to show…

4-Year-Old Boy Dies in Wisconsin ATV Accident

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) _ A 4-year-old boy has died after he fell off a four-wheeler and was run over by the trailer in south-central Wisconsin. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Monday night near Portage. Authorities say…

4th Worker Dies After Wisconsin Mill Explosion

CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin company says a fourth worker has died after an explosion at its corn milling plant. Didion Milling released a statement saying 46-year-old Angel Reyes died Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.…

Fatal Accident on Highway 77 in Hayward

HAYWARD, Wis. - First responders responded to a single vehicle crash on State Highway 77 in Hayward just before 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, who authorities identified…

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