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Brittany Falkers

Brittany FalkersNews Anchor/Reporter

Brittany Falkers started her career in television news at WDIO as a reporter in February 2012. After a brief stint reporting on a variety of stories involving the City of Duluth and Parks and Recreation, Brittany has moved on over to the news desk to co-anchor Good Morning Northland.  Brittany says she is excited about this new challenge, and doesn't even mind the early work hours.

Joining Eyewitness News marks her return to Duluth. The Forest Lake, Minnesota native attended UMD her freshman year before transferring to the Twin Cities campus. She completed a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Brittany got her first taste of television broadcasting at "Twin Cities Live." Interning for KSTP-TV really prepared her for opportunity at WDIO. Brittany says she loved her time in Minneapolis, but that she’s happy to be back in the Twin Ports.

“I’m so lucky to be back and reporting in this community," Brittany says. "I love the many things that make this place so special.”

When Brittany isn’t out covering stories as a reporter, you can find her working on her guitar playing, out catching the latest concert, or taking in a live production.

If you have news tips or story ideas for Brittany, please email her at bfalkers@wdio.com.

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  • 1 Injured in Beltrami Co. House Explosion

    The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office posted a report of a house explosion on their Facebook page on Monday night. The Sheriff's office says they received multiple 911 calls regarding an explosion in southwestern Beltrami County at 5:35 p.m. Callers said they could also feel a force strong enough to dislodge pictures from walls and rattle windows. 

  • Pilot Safely Rescued after Ditching Cirrus Plane in Sea

    The pilot of a small plane ditched into the sea after running out of fuel 250 miles off Hawaii, but he was safely rescued after officials guided the stricken craft to the area of a cruise ship.

  • 'Option C' Architects Recommend Complete Rebuild of Duluth Public Library

    MSR's report recommends building a completely new facility of roughly the same size at the existing library site. The report estimates the project, known as 'Option C,' will cost $34.7 million. The report says that the overwhelming majority of public responses favored that option. 63 percent voiced support for Option C, while none of the other three options received more than 16 percent.

  • City Council Approves $300K Loan to Norshor Theatre Developer

    The Duluth City Council approved a $300,000 loan agreement Monday night for design work on the Norshor Theatre project in downtown however, that loan comes before any development agreement has been signed. 

  • Man Accused of Intentionally Running Over Woman in Superior Alley

    A Superior man faces a possible charge of attempted second-degree intentional homicide after allegedly running over a woman with a car in an alley early Saturday morning and fleeing the scene.

 
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