Updated: 10/16/2013 11:30 PM
Created: 10/16/2013 4:08 PM WDIO.com
It's a "Hump Day" version of Eyewitness Prep Sports Extra as kids look forward to a long weekend due to MEA. We will focus on High School football games going on in the Northland for the weekend beginning Wednesday, October 16.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
16,000 Homes, Businesses Without Power after Storm
More than 16,000 homes and businesses in northeastern Minnesota remain without power after severe storms moved through the region early this morning. Lake Country Power and Minnesota Power reported outages spread across their service areas.
West Duluth Garage Fire Sparks during Early Morning Storms
A garage fire broke out in West Duluth early Tuesday morning as storms swept through the Northland. Flames fully engulfed the garage as the Duluth Fire Department responded. Downed power lines also brought Minnesota Power to the scene. No injuries were reported.
Dayton Seeks Pre-Election Release of MNsure Rates
Gov. Mark Dayton is pushing to publicize prices for Minnesota's health insurance exchange ahead of the fall election. Dayton's move comes after Republicans criticized his administration for not committing to release rates before the election.
Casting Call for Movie at Soudan Underground Mine
If you want to be in a movie, you can come to the Soudan Underground Mine on Saturday for a casting call.
3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival to Benefit Kids
If you're looking for another does of the Blues, you can check out the 3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival at Camp Vermilion on Saturday.