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Morning Update 7-23-19

Join FOX 21's Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Hideaway Head Shop Coming to Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.-A new head shop selling tobacco and CBD products is coming to Superior Street in downtown Duluth. Hideaway will be opening up their fifth store in the old Saw Mill…

Council Candidates Door-Knock Ahead of Primaries

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth primary elections are less than a month away on August 13th. Early voting has been open since June 28th, so some city council candidates and volunteers took advantage of the…

Midday Update 7-22-19

Join FOX 21's Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, July 22, 2019.

Morning Update 7-22-19

Join FOX 21's Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, July 22, 2019.

Painting Intersections to Slow Drivers Down

DULUTH, Minn.- Kids armed with paint brushes are combatting reckless driving at busy intersections throughout Duluth. Zeitgeist's Creative Crosswalks program allows families and other community members to paint a Hillside intersection which has received…

Public Safety

Students Get Hands-On Look at Firefighting

DULUTH, Minn. - Local high school students are spending part of their summer learning what it takes to be a firefighter. Twenty kids are spending the week at Lake Superior College's Fire…

Manhunt for U-P Jail Escapee

BESSEMER, Mich. - The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office and area departments on are the hunt for a man who escaped from the Gogebic County Jail Monday night. The escaped inmate is 26-year-old Daniel Ferguson. He was reported missing at 9:50…

Hayward Man Found Dead on Tag Alder Road

SAWYER COUNTY, Wis. - Authorities responded to the call of a man laying face down in the roadway, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. On Sunday, June 18 around 6:45 a.m., Sawyer County Deputies and Sawyer County EMTs and…

Motorcyclist Dead after Striking Deer on Co. Rd. 91

CASS COUNTY, Minn. - A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a deer on County Road 91 Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the report on the West Winnie Road in rural Bena, Minnesota.…

Four Arrested and Formally Arrested on Drug Charges

  DULUTH, Minn. - Investigators form the Duluth Police Department and the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant in the 1300 block of 105th Avenue West on Tuesday, June 13, according to the Duluth…

State Patrol Unveils Airplane Used to Track Aggressive Drivers

(KMSP) - The Minnesota State Patrol has a brand new way of tracking and stopping aggressive drivers. And in this case, you’ll never see them coming. To demonstrate the capabilities of the new surveillance airplane, State Patrol Captain Jim Englin gave…

Roads Closed in Sawyer County After Severe Storms

5SAWYER COUNTY, Wis. - Due to severe storms on Sunday, June 11, the following highways and roads are closed in Sawyer County, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. Ashegon Fire Lane in the Town of Radisson Larsen Road between…

MnDOT to Post Human Trafficking Messages at Rest Areas

  ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced it will be installing posters at 41 rest areas across the state to educate the public about human trafficking. The posters include guidelines on how to recognize signs…

Grandma's Marathon Weekend Traffic Advisory

DULUTH, Minn. - Events for the 41st annual Grandma's Marathon weekend begin Friday evening and run through Saturday evening. The following advisories have been issued by the Duluth Police Department: Friday, June 16 - William A Irvin 5K:  Race begins…

Group Unveils $1M Plan to Address Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Community leaders have come up with a plan to fight sex trafficking during the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune reports the 40-member group unveiled a plan Tuesday that includes billboard campaigns and statewide law enforcement…

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