Author: Brett Scott

Midday Update 5-24-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 24, 2019

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Barbecue Diet

With Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, Millions of Americans will be Sparking up the Grill to Kick off the Summer Season

DULUTH, Minn. – Memorial Day weekend means it’s time to honor those we’ve lost, while also enjoying a barbecue and some time in the sun. Mary Cherne, Clinical Dietitian at St. Luke’s, stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday ahead of the Memorial Day weekend to chat about healthier food choices to enjoy at your backyard feast. Cherne suggests choosing…

Morning Update 5-24-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 24, 2019

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Midday Update 5-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 23, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 23, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Cable Natural History Museum to Host Grand Opening Saturday

The Cable Natural History Museum will Unveil Three New Exhibits Saturday, May 25, 2019

CABLE, Wis. – The Cable Natural History Museum nestled in downtown Cable is bursting with activity, fun, exhibits, activities, events, volunteers and kids, with even more of all that set to open this month as its Curiosity Center nears completion. The museum is hosting a grand opening on Saturday, May 25. “The new Curiosity Center is a dream come true…

Morning Update 5-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 23, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 23, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Lake Superior Art Glass Now Offering Kid’s Classes

Classes will be Offered Seven Days a Week Beginning Thursday, May 23

DULUTH, Minn. – A new kid’s class is coming to Lake Superior Art Glass in Duluth’s Canal Park. Owner Dan Neff says classes will begin on Thursday, May 23, and will be offered seven days a week. The Kid’s Class is offered to children ages 4 – 11 where the kids will help design and create their own pendant. As…

Midday Update 5-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, News, weather

Morning Update 5-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, FOX 21 Local News, Headlines, morning update, News

Ely Resort Impacts Veterans, People Living with Disabilities

Veterans on the Lake Resort is Located at 161 Fernberg Road; The Resort is Open Year-Round

ELY, Minn. – Recent studies show up to 20 percent of military veterans will experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after returning home from war. While these numbers may seem small, the grim reality shows nearly 20 veterans commit suicide every day. One secluded resort in Northeastern Minnesota is looking to shed positive light on the reality, one visit at…

Vault Apps: Why Every Parent Should be on the Lookout

Vault Apps are known as a Decoy to Hide Photos, Videos, Messages and More

DULUTH, Minn. – When it comes to parents protecting children on mobile devices and social media, it can be tricky to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and tricks. Tech expert and V.P. of Strategy & Operations, Christopher Mohs, stopped by FOX 21 Local News with tips for Northland parents. Mohs says so-called “Vault Apps” are skyrocketing in popularity with…

Midday Update 5-21-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Bong Center to Host Event Honoring Memorial Day

The Event is Happening Saturday, May 25 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Staff and volunteers at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center invite the community to honor Memorial Day with them Saturday, May 25 starting at 11:00 a.m. The Center will host a free BBQ for families, with food provided by Blackwood’s. The idea for a Memorial Day community BBQ began in 2018. Staff anticipated 300 people to…

Morning Update 5-21-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 17, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, May 17, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

The Duluth Experience, Ursa Minor Brewing Team Up to Help Others

The Lillydipper Pale Ale will be Released Thursday, May 23, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – Beer coinsurers, you’re in luck! The Duluth Experience and Ursa Minor Brewing are teaming up to craft a new brew with a community focused purpose. The Lillydipper Pale Ale will be released Thursday, May 23. 100% of the proceeds will support the Northland Paddlers Alliance, a local, grassroots non-profit whose mission is to expand paddling opportunities in…

Morning Update 5-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 17, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, May 17, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, Local News, morning update, weather

9th Annual Duluth Dylan Fest Kicks off Saturday

Duluth Dylan Fest is Happening May 18 - 26

DULUTH, Minn. – The sights and sounds of Duluth native Bob Dylan will take over the Northland May 18 – 26 as the Bob Dylan Way Committee hosts 2019 Duluth Dylan Fest. This annual week-long celebration includes music, art and much more. During this year’s festival, Dylan will turn 78-years-old. Miriam Hanson, host of KUMD’s Highway 61 Revisited and Duluth…

Midday Update 5-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 16, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 16, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, News, weather

Morning Update 5-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 16, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 16, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, midday update, News, weather

Superior Council for the Arts to Host First Annual “Arts Sampler”

The Superior Art Sampler is Happening Friday, May 17, 2019

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Superior Council for the Arts along with the Department of Communicating Arts, Music and Art at UWS invite you to attend the first “Superior Arts Sampler.” The colorful event is happening Friday, May 17 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Holden Fine Arts Building on the campus of UW-Superior. Carolyn Nelson Kavajecz with the…

Dirty Dog? Experts Express Routine Grooming Habits

Staff at Bark Avenue are Working Around the Clock to Keep up with Spring Grooming

DULUTH, Minn. – As the weather warms up in the Northland and water hoses start turning out, we often think about bath time for out dogs after a long winter without. Local groomers are working around the clock right now to help your pets maintain a clean bill of health, and also make sure your home stays smelling fresh and…

Morning Update 5-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Join FOX’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, News, weather

5K Fun Run, Walk to Benefit Veterans Memorial Hall

The Fun Run, Walk is Happening Saturday, May 18, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – You’re invited to attend the 2019 Veterans Memorial Hall 5K Fun Run, Walk happening Saturday, May 18. The race is set to begin at 9:00 a.m. at The Other Place Bar and Grille located at 3930 East Calvary Road in Duluth. This event is open to all ages. Runners are welcome to register online for $25. Registration…

Midday Update 5-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Morning Update 5-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, May 13, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, May 13, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Duluth Musician Alan Sparhawk to Headline Music Resource Center Fundraiser

The Fundraiser is Happening Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Music Center in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth vocalist and guitarist Alan Sparhawk is set to headline a benefit concert for the Music Resource Center Friday, May 17 at Sacred Heart Music Center located at 201 West 4th Street in Duluth. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door….

Coffee Conversation: Children’s Charity Gala to Support Local Families

The Northern Lights Foundation is Hosting the Gala on Thursday, May 16

DULUTH, Minn. – The Northern Lights Foundation is proud to present the 2019 Children’s Charity Gala on Thursday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. The event is happening at the Harborside Ballroom at the DECC. The annual gala is the Northern Lights Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from the event are provided as unrestricted grants to local families with…

Morning Update 5-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, May 13, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, May 13, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-10-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 10, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, May 10, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Morning Update 5-10-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 10, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, May 10, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 9, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 9, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Keller Williams Realty to Host RED Day at Lester Park in Duluth

RED Day Stands for Renew, Energize and Donate and is Observed Every Year by the Company

DULUTH, Minn. – Keller Williams Realty of Duluth is looking for your help to make Lester Park sparkle Thursday, May 9. The day is also known as RED Day, which stands for Renew, Energize and Donate. The annual celebration happens on the second Thursday of May. RED Day serves as a way to make a difference in the lives of others and bettering…

Morning Update 5-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, May 9, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, May 9, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

School Closings, Delays for Thursday, May 9, 2019

School Closings Received by FOX 21 Local News Thursday, May 9, 2019

Duluth Public Schools – 2 Hour Delay Lake Superior School District – 2 Hour Delay Lakeview Christian Academy – 2 Hour Delay Maple School District – 2 Hour Delay Solon Springs Schools – 2 Hour Delay South Shore School District – 2 Hour Delay Stella Maris Academy – 2 Hour Delay Categories: News, News – Latest News, School Closings Tags:…

Midday Update 5-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Animal Answers: It’s Time to Talk Turtles

Educators with the Lake Superior Zoo Offer Safety Tips to Remember when Interacting with Turtles

DULUTH, Minn. – With the Minnesota fishing opener on Saturday, May 11 and more humans enjoying area lakes, it’s time to once again talk turtle conservation. It’s also important to remember we often share rural roads with these interesting reptiles. Melanie Michaels with the Lake Superior Zoo stopped by the FOX 21 Studios Wednesday to share a few reminders in this…

UWS Chamber Orchestra to Host Upcoming Performances

One Performance is Happening on the Campus of UWS, With the Other Taking Place in Duluth

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – It’s a busy week for the talented musical performers at UWS as they have two upcoming concerts this week. One of them is taking place across the bridge in Duluth. The UW-Superior Orchestra will close out its season performing Mozart’s Requiem along with showcasing the winners of the 2019 Orchestra Concerto Competition. The concert is taking place…

Morning Update 5-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, News, weather

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop Offered in Duluth

The Six-Week Class is Offered Every Monday at Blue Cross Blue Shield Retail Center in Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Managing a serious health condition can not only take a physical toll, but a mental and emotional toll as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in ten adults have diabetes. That rate rises to one in three for adults with pre-diabetes. These conditions can be managed with proven, simple lifestyle changes. If you or a…

Midday Update 5-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Morning Update 5-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-6-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, May 6, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local headlines Monday, May 6, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Opening Soon: The Adventure Park on the North Shore

A Grand Opening for The Adventure Park on the North Shore is Set for Friday, May 24

SILVER BAY, Minn. – The layout of the land is changing on the corner of Highway 61 and Outer Drive in Silver Bay. The Adventure Park on the North Shore is currently expanding to include a high ropes course with an opening date of Friday, May 24 at 3:00 p.m. The Park was first exposed in 2017 when the owners…

Purchase a Pack, Plant a Tree

The Monthlong Drive is in Collaboration with the Minnesota DNR

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Pack has brought back its company-wide and month-long Arbor Day campaign called, “Buy A Pack, We Give Back.” Due to the company’s success with the philanthropic campaign in 2018, the Made in America business has brought it back once again for 2019. For every Duluth Pack manufactured product sold, Duluth Pack will properly plant a tree…

Morning Update 5-6-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, May 6, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, May 6, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 5-3-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 3, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, May 3, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Duluth’s Downtown Branch of YMCA to Close for Renovations

The Downtown Branch will be Closed May 20 - 27

DULUTH, Minn. – The downtown branch of the Duluth Area Family YMCA is set to temporarily close for one week, May 20 – 27. While workers will be upgrading the facility during the weeklong closure, the Y will continue to offer its members the ability to exercise at the Superior YMCA through a reciprocal membership agreement, as well as engage in…