Author: Brittney Merlot

Mustache March & 5k Fun Run

Active Adventures: Slap On The Fake Mustaches And Run For Fun!

DULUTH, Minn. — The Mustache March Run is back for 2019! Join Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot with the event organizer Mike Ward in the video above for the hairy details! WHAT: 5k fun run, plus prizes and a “Best Mustache Contest” WHERE: Fitger’s Rex Bar. The 5k (3.1 mile) run/walk course is on the Duluth Lakewalk, starting and finishing below…

Carrots Take The Spotlight

Carrot Béarnaise Salad At New Scenic Café

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are turning carrots into a main ingredient! Check out this fancy Carrot Béarnaise Salad that New Scenic Café cooked for us! The New Scenic Café, nestled along the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota, is a destination for thousands of Minnesota travelers all year long. And now the…

Gordy’s Hi-Hat Opens For 59th Season!

Spring Is Here When A 1960's Famous Restaurant Opens In Cloquet!

CLOQUET, Minn. — It’s officially Spring and that means Gordy’s Hi-Hat opened back up for their 59th season today! “A whole WOOHOO, I’ve come here probably like 20 times!” said a Saginaw, MI resident who was eating at Gordy’s. Eagerly waiting customers began to arrive early as a line formed around the building. 50 free tee-shirts were handed out to…

Free Ice Cream Cone To Celebrate Springs Arrival

Dairy Queen Offers A Free Vanilla Cone Today Only!

WEST DULUTH, Minn. –The tastes and celebrations of Spring are upon us! Dairy Queen’s across the Northland and offering a free ice cream cone today only! (Mall locations not participating). Limit 1 per person and vanilla only, no purchase is necessary! The past years, individual locations have given out over 2,000 cones! This year the temperatures are a little cooler…

Wednesday March 20, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Day Of Spring, Last Few Hours Of Winter, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Spring Forecast, Northland Weather Forecast, Seasons Change, Spring, Spring Begins, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Rare Full Worm Supermoon Set To Shine On Spring Equinox

How to See Last Supermoon of 2019 on Spring Equinox

NORTHLAND – This full moon is the third and final Supermoon for the rest of 2019, so if you missed the first two in January and February, be sure to catch this one—it’s your last chance of the year. It’s set to fully form on March 20, 2019 at 8:43 p.m. Central Time. It falls on the same day as the…

Tuesday March 19, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Last Day Of Winter, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps. Spring Snowmelt, Northland Weather Forecast, snow melt, sunny, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday March 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Spring Melt, Spring Warm Up, Spring Week, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Get Your Beach Body Going!

Active Adventures: Snap Fitness Personal Training Session

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot gets us in a personal training session at the gym! Why? Because it’s sloppy, slushy and icy outside and Spring is days away! So that means, summer will be here before you know it! Start to get that beach body going now! Break down the fear barriers and…

Friday March 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, ice, Icy, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Slick Roads, slippery roads, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, winter weather advisory

Famous Dave’s Mixes Up Sauces For Lent

Cooking Connection: Dipping Sauces To Spice Up Your Fish

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are making homemade dipping sauces to compliment your fish diet for lent. Famous Dave’s was founded in the Northland, in Hayward, WI back in 1994. With 180 different locations, the Duluth Famous Dave’s joined us this week and shared these delicious recipes. LOCATION: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802 HOURS:…

Thursday March 14, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood Watch, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisonsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, winter weather advisory

Wednesday March 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Areal Flood Watch, Dense Fog Advisory, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood, Flooding, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow melt, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Weather Watch

Relax In A Beginner Yoga Class

Active Adventures: Yoga North

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot and Brett Scott try out a beginner yoga class, with Yoga North! If you’ve never done yoga before and think you can’t, or if you’re intimidated by yoga classes, this is the perfect one to sign up for. Especially if you feel stiff, uncoordinated or awkward.  This class…

Friday March 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Heavy Wet Snow, March Snow Storm, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow storm, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch

March Madness Finger Food

Cooking Connection: Famous Dave's Rib Tips

CANAL PARK, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection we are cooking up rib tips with Famous Dave’s! Check out the video above for the recipe details and what else is included in the finger food platter. ADDRESS: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802 PHONE: (218) 740-3180 HOURS: All Week 11am – 10pm Categories: Community, Cooking Connection, Features, Links,…

Thursday March 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps, No Cold Winds, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

World’s Longest Fat Bike Birkie

This Weekend Ride Your Fat Tire Bike In The Worlds Largest Fat Bike Race!

CABLE, Wisc. — The 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie is taking over the world famous American Birkebeiner trails this weekend on Saturday March 9th! Fat Bike riders can test their skills and endurance on the professionally groomed ski trails! THREE events to choose from this year; the 47K Big Fat, the 21K Chico and NEW in 2019, the un-timed 10K Tour-…

Wednesday March 6, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, mild, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up, Windy Wind Chills

Tuesday March 5, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy, Chilly Wind Chills, Cold Winds, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Air, Northland Weather Forecast, Partly Sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday March 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: cold, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory, windy

Train For The Le Grand Du Nord!

Active Adventures: Fox 21's Brittney Merlot Trains For The Big Gravel Bike Race

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures we are training in the winter! Both for a race and for our minds. Winters can be long, with cabin fever kicking in. Join us for some tips on where to go to get outside and ease your mind, or train for a race coming up this Memorial Day weekend! The…

Friday March 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Hard “Core” with Duluth Cider New Release

Cooking Connection: Duluth Cider Previews New Cider Available Soon!

LINCOLN PARK, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection we are going hard “core” with Duluth Cider! Check out the new cider that will be released TUESDAY MARCH 5th! It’s called NORTH and it’s made with Sawtooth Mountain maple syrup and pine, delivering a true Northland cider. Grab a few and listen to some tunes, see the live music line…

Special Report: Lets Go Ice Fishing Part III

Trapper's Landing Lodge on Leech Lake Offers Luxury Ice Fishing at its Finest!

WALKER, Minn. — Ice fishing has come a long way from sitting on a bucket, in fact now you can kick back, relax, fish from a recliner, a couch, even a bed and more! Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes inside the deep history of Trapper’s Landing Lodge, “Kept the original bar top that was here back in the 40’s! Even…

Special Report: Lets Go Ice Fishing Part II

Father & Son Head To The Ice To Build A Lasting Bond

WATERSMEET, Mich. — For some families, there is no excuse to stay inside all winter long. In fact for some, it’s time to head out on the ice and do some fishing! Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us on the ice, in the wilderness of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Joining a father and son that are building life long memories and…

Special Report: Lets Go Ice Fishing Part I

Importance Of Guides On Lake Superior: Safety, Convenience & Reeling In The Big Catch

WASHBURN, Wisc. — After the polar vortex overtook the Northland, ice on Lake Superior rapidly formed! As of right now, over 80% of the great lake is frozen. With more ice this year, people are excited and heading to the shores. Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us on a trip across the ice on Chequamegon Bay, with Houston’s Guide Service….

Tuesday February 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory, winter weather advisory

Stride, Ride & Glide A Triathlon

Get Your Friends Together And Run, Bike & Ski Through The Superior Municipal Forest

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are headed to the beautiful woods, in the middle of winter, for a TRIATHLON! The Stride, Ride, Glide Tri is in the Superior Municipal Forest on Sunday March 3 at 10am. It consists of a 5k run on a flat snow covered dirt road, a 10k bike on a very scenic…

Friday February 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: American Birkibeiner, Birkie Weekend, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Watch

Behind The Counter Rolling Up Sushi

Cooking Connection: Cloud 9 Asian Bistro & Hibachi

DULUTH Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we took our lunch break at Cloud 9 in Canal Park for some amazing specials and tips on how to roll our own sushi roll! LUNCH SPECIAL: Mon-Sat 11am – 3pm HAPPY HOUR: 3-6pm ADDRESS: 308 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802 CONTACT: (218) 786-9888 HOURS: Thursday 11AM–9:30PM Friday 11:30AM–10:30PM Saturday 11:30AM–10:30PM…

Wednesday February 20, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Blowing Snow, Blustery, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Moderate Snow, More Snow, Northland Weather Forecast, Slick Roads, Slippery Snow, Snow covered roads, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory

Tuesday February 19, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow storm, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch

Monday February 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Chilly Monday, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, sunshine, Superior Wiscnsion Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecat

Raspberry Rich Chocolate Heart Brownies

Va Bene Caffe Bakes A Sweet Treat For Valentine's Day

DULUTH, Minn. – In this week’s Cooking Connection Va Bene satisfies our sweet tooth with a rich Valentine’s Day treat, Raspberry Heart Brownies! Check out the video above for a step by step recipe to make them at home, or join them in their cafe! LOCATION: 734 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802 HOURS: CONTACT: (218) 722-1518 Categories: Community, Cooking…

Learn to Curl At The World Famous Duluth Curling Club

Active Adventures: Curling & Brews With The Duluth Experience

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Brittney Merlot and Nikki Davidson try their skills out on the ice, curling! The Duluth Experience takes you on the largest indoor sheet of ice and teaches you step by step the skills needed to curl! Duluth’s curling tradition goes back to 1891 when a group of local Duluthians formed The Duluth…

Friday February 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: chilly, Colder Than Average, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chills

Thursday February 14, 2019: Valentine’s Day Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: chilly temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Air, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day Forecast, Valentine’s Day Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory

Tuesday February 12, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snowfall, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory

Monday February 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch, winter weather advisory

Book Across The Bay!

Ski, Snowshoe, Hike or Run From Ashland to Washburn Across The Frozen Chequamegon Bay!

CHEQUAMEGON BAY, Wisc. — The 23rd Annual Book Across the Bay takes place Saturday February 16th, 2019! Book Across the Bay is the upper Midwest’s most unique winter event, open to skiers and snowshoers of all ages and ability levels. The 10-kilometer course, which is groomed for both classic-style and skate skiing, starts in Ashland and ends in Washburn, and…