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Author: Adam Jagunich
DULUTH, Minn. – A major robotics competition filled the DECC from March 5th through March 7th. The event features more than a hundred high school teams from around the Midwest who have built their own robots for the competition. Among them is Duluth’s sister city of Vaxjo, Sweden. Those participating said even though they traveled a great distance, it’s well…
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DULUTH, Minn.-The 20th annual Throw-A-Thon kicked off at LSC today, which will serve as a benefit for the Second Harvest Food Bank. During the event students and Northland residents can make ceramic bowls that will be used during an Empty Bowl fundraiser in Grand Rapids later this year. The event continues tomorrow in LSC’s Fine Arts building from 9 a.m.-2…
Local film and TV professionals discuss how to make the Northland a regional center in the media industry
DULUTH, Minn. – Movies like ‘North Country’ and ‘Iron Will’ were shot right here in the Northland. And according to media professionals, more producers want to bring their projects here. “We have some of the most talented people in the United States if not in the world, we have scenery that is unmatched,” said Steven Sanders of Ironbound Studios. In…
BESSEMER, Mich. – From recreation to railroads to military, Sno-Cats are versatile machines that can take people through deep snow. Photojournalist Adam Jagunich takes us to a convention where more than two-dozen vintage Sno-Cats blazed trails through Bessemer. Categories: Features, News, News – Latest News
DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking legal action against their former accountant who is accused of allegedly stealing more than $235,000 from the organization. Court records show Jesse David Frye, 39, was charged with felony theft by swindle on Tuesday. The Chamber says they identified “discrepancies in the bookkeeping and payroll records” in their 2018…
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Teams try to piece together the winning combination at the fourth annual puzzle competition at the Grand Rapids Public Library. Photojournalist Adam Jagunich takes us there. Categories: Features, News, News – Latest News
DULUTH, Minn. – AMSOIL Championship Snocross has kicked off for the season with races all weekend at Spirit Mountain in Duluth. Categories: News, News – Latest News
Look inside the Lake Theater in Moose Lake, the Ironwood Theatre in Ironwood, and the State Theater in Ely
In small towns across the Northland, historic movie theaters serve as the primary entertainment venue. Many of these theaters have been around for generations and mean a great deal to communities. In Moose Lake, Minnesota, you can take a journey back in time at the historic Lake Theater. “I’m fourth generation doing it. I have a nephew that’s working here,…
HIBBING, Minn.-On the Iron Range Friday about 2,000 students got a firsthand look at all the STEM fields have to offer. The students were all attending a special showcase dedicated to hands-on activities in STEM at the Hibbing Memorial Building. Categories: News, News – Latest News
ESKO, Minn. – The Lakehead Harvest Show Reunion brings turn of the century tractors and hundreds of people together in Esko. Fox 21 Photojournalist Adam Jagunich takes us there. Categories: Features, News, News – Latest News
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.-Since 1892 the Itasca County Fair has brought smiles to thousands of faces. Now the fair, which runs through this weekend in Grand Rapids, is back for yet another fun season. Fox 21’s photojournalist Adam Jagunich takes us there. Categories: Links, News, News – Latest News
SUPERIOR, Wis.- An adult female suspect has been arrested in connection with hit-and-run incident in Superior on Friday. An 11-year-old boy, Cassius Carey, was hit on his bicycle by a vehicle. We’re told he had bruises and cuts to his face, arms, and legs, but doctors say no internal bleeding and no broken bones. As of Friday evening, he was…
A Hermantown man died after crashing his motorcycle into a cement wall on I-35 near Lake Avenue in Duluth early Sunday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The man was identified as 32 year-old Ryan Mathisen. In the crash report, Minnesota State Patrol said Mathisen was not wearing a helmet and was speeding at the time of the crash….
Even though many Northlanders may not be happy with the recent storm, some are more than pleased to get out into the weather.
DULUTH, Minn.-Even though many Northlanders may not be happy with the recent storm, some are more than pleased to get out into the weather. Above, find Fox 21 photojournalist Adam Jagunich’s unique look at how Northlander’s have fun in the winter weather. Categories: News, News – Latest News Tags: duluth, News
If you're into motors, then Motorhead Madness is for you.
DULUTH, Minn.-If you’re into motors, then Motorhead Madness is for you. The massive car and truck show featuring more than 100 unique vehicles is happening this weekend at the DECC. For more information visit this website. Categories: Links, News, News – Latest News Tags: motorhead madness
Hobbs has Been Citt Council President since 2018
DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth City Councilor announced he will be running for another term. Noah Hobbs is currently the Council President and fills the seat of “At Large City Councilor.” Hobbs says he has played a significant role in reducing red tape for our local entrepreneurs; enhancing our public safety services and bringing rideshare options to the city. In…
More than 120 teams of students from across the Midwest and around the world are at the DECC this weekend for a massive robotics competition.
DULUTH, Minn.-More than 120 teams of students from across the Midwest and around the world are at the DECC this weekend for a massive robotics competition. This year’s theme is Deep Space, as students celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. For more information, visit this website. Categories: Links, News, News – Latest News Tags: duluth,…
Officers and community members honor the life of fallen K9 officer Haas.
DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth community mourns the loss of one of their own with a memorial service for fallen K9 Officer Haas. Friday afternoon, the DECC’s Harborside Ballroom filled to the brim with officers from across the state, was somber. But the story shared about a hero gave a glimmer of hope to the mourning community. “Family, friends, colleagues and…
Investigators Don't Believe There was any Social Media Connection
BARRON, Wis. – Authorities in Wisconsin say they believe the man suspected of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs was out looking for her when he was arrested. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Friday that 21-year-old Jake Patterson wasn’t at home when Jayme escaped Thursday afternoon. Deputies arrested Patterson in his vehicle soon after Jayme turned up on a neighbor’s doorstep…
DULUTH, Minn. – In the future, self driving vehicles could be taking over Northland roads, that’s if some UMD engineering students have their way. Earlier this month, fifteen teams from an introductory engineering course hosted a competition with miniature self driving vehicles which navigated a route without human intervention. Students in the class said this type of learning has taught…
It's been six weeks since Barron teenager Jayme Closs was last seen.
MINONG, Wis.-It’s been six weeks since Barron teenager Jayme Closs was last seen. She disappeared after her parents were found murdered in their home. Few clues have popped up since her disappearance as police continue to seek out new leads. The search area has also widened and authorities are continuing to pour over video surveillance from around the region. Currently…
DULUTH, Minn. – It’s that time of year again when the hills of Spirit Mountain are not filled with skiers, but hundreds of snowmobiles tearing up the snow. Photojournalist Adam Jagunich takes us to the kickoff of the Amsoil Snocross Series.
UWS hosts "Green-Zone" Training for faculty and staff.
SUPERIOR, Wis.- Staff at UWSuperior had the chance to participate in a ‘Green–Zone’ training which helps staff learn how to better accommodate military veterans and non–traditional students at the school. The university has been participating in Green–Zone training for about six years now. The reason they host these sessions is to help those coming back from military service re–adjust to civilian…
Proctor Graduate Pavle Lippert Wins $10,000 Scholarship
DULUTH, Minn.- The grand prize winner for the National Bank of Commerce and Fox 21’s Strength in the Community Scholarship has been announced during a ceremony at the Radisson in Duluth. High school seniors from around the Northland submitted an essay to be part of the competition which lead to a field of 12 finalists. Eleven of them received a…
Bon-ton stores officially headed to liquidation
SUPERIOR, Wis.- Its official, Bon–Ton stores is headed to liquidation, wiping out more than 200 stores nation wide, including the Younkers in Superior and Duluth. The department store chain originally only planned to close forty of its stores, but failure to compete with online retailers like amazon forced the company into debt and to file for bankrupcy. We’ve seen this happen before, major stores…
25th Annual Empty Bowl
DULUTH, Minn. – Next week a Sea of Bowls will take over the Duluth Depot as the work of artists helps provide a meal for you and thousands of Northlanders. The 25th Annual Empty Bowl event is taking place on Tuesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 6: 30 p.m. Admission and a meal are free and bowls can be…
Maple Syrup Season Goes From March to April
DULUTH, Minn.-With the spring thaw in full bloom, that means it’s time to start tapping those maple trees. One local farmer from Hoffbauer Farm said he started a few weeks ago, once the ground started to thaw. He said the general time of the year to do it is from March to April to get that syrup flowing. He also…
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Highlights From Wednesday's Back and Forth Battle at Amsoil Arena
Hermantown Hawks: Blake Biondi 2 G, 2 A Tyler Watkins 2 G, 2 A Brady Baker 1 G Greenway/ Nash-Kee Raiders: Wes Johnson 2 G, 1 A Nikolai Rajala 1 G Cameron Lantz 1 G 5-4 Final/2OT Categories: Community, High School, Sports
Love Creamery Will be Opening Storefront in Lincoln Park This Summer
SUPERIOR, Wis.-You will soon have a new spot to get your sweet tooth fix. This summer Love Creamery in the Superior incubator, will be opening a brick and mortar shop in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Duluth. Owner Nicole Wilde said she is excited about this new venture which will allow her to offer even more ice cream. She said…
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Both Silver Bay and Two Harbors Hosting Events
NORTH SHORE, Minn.-It’s festival weekend on the North Shore as both Silver Bay and Two Harbors will host some weekend events. In Two Harbors, Heritage Days is being held which includes a parade Saturday, music, and plenty of local delicacies. Much the same is going on in Silver Bay as their parade kicked off tonight for Bay Days – on…
A sign that spring is here!
A spring tradition carries on in the Northland.
Benjamin Lundquist has been charged with second degree murder for the death of Joel Gangness.
David Lundquist of Grand Rapids has been charged with murder in the second degree for the death of Joel Gangness. This murder is just the latest in a string of violent acts to take over the Iron Range since other homicides in May and June of 2015. “I’ve been here long enough to know that it’s not the type of…
"A day that will live in infamy."
75 years later, we remember the lives lost in the attack and reflect on the significance of Pearl Harbor.
Free event gives kids the chance to enjoy books
Every Wednesday, children and families can enjoy story time at the Duluth Public Library
Toys and cash will be donated to local non-profit organizations
Toys can be donated at Duluth area Super America stores and will be given to local non-profits
Some die-hard bikers enjoy riding all year
Winter roads can be dangerous in a car, and even less safe on a motorcycle
Winter weather can pose dangerous threats
It’s cold outside, but people across the Northland are still enjoying outdoor camping. We have some tips on how to stay safe.
Northlanders rush to buy firewood to keep warm in the cold
As winter arrives, Northlanders rush to buy firewood to heat homes
The Goal is to Raise 25,000
The Lutheran Social Services crisis nursery is kicking off their Diaper drive.
Douglas County Has More than 22,000 to Count
Dozens of people are working in shifts for the next week to count more than 22 thousand ballots by hand.
Teams From Scotland, China, and Japan are Participating
Curling Teams from USA, Scotland, China, and Japan are competing in a double round-robin format competition at the DECC.
More participants and volunteers are needed for February 10th event
Night to Shine Prom offers an opportunity for people with special needs and seeks more participants and volunteers.
Day of giving allows philanthropy after Thanksgiving shopping weekend
All over the world, many gave to their favorite cause. One local group involved was the Damiano Center in Duluth.
Hermantown Middle School students donate pillows for patients at St. Luke's
Hermantown Middle School students created the pillows for cancer patients at St. Luke’s hospital
Through December 30th, there is additional enforcement on Minnesota roads
There were 440 DWI arrests across Minnesota last weekend and extra impaired driving enforcement runs through December 30th
No snow means no skiing at resorts across the region
This season’s warm temperatures mean no snow for people to enjoy certain outdoor winter activities.