Author: Brittney Merlot

Scooting Around Town On A Leaf

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Leaf Scooters Take Over Canal Park

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot shows us how the new Leaf scooters work. You’ll see how to download the app, get it set up, where you can and can’t go with them and then she takes to the streets of Canal Park. Randomly going up to people and asking them to take it…

Slow Cooked Carnitas Taco in the Twin Ports

COOKING CONNECTION: La Tequila Cooks Flavorful & Fall of the Bone Pork Tacos

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this weeks Cooking Connection the brand new La Tequila in the Twin Ports cook us up a delicious Carnitas Taco! The recipe is in the video above to make this at home, otherwise you can visit the restaurant at: LOCATION: 5802 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880 HOURS: 11am – 10pm Tuesday- Saturday; 11am – 8:30pm Sunday…

Thursday August 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, rain, Shower, storms, Summer Weather, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunder, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wednesday August 14, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cooler Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Showers, Sprinkles, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Timbersports Take Over & Race Top Notch Handmade Saws

GREAT OUTDOORS: Lumberjack World Championships Brings The Best

HAYWARD, Wisc. — Lumberjacks in the Northland are common and the competition between them is said to be strong. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us to Lumberjack Bowl where all of the best gathered there to show us what they are made of. “It’s kind of in my blood, I’m a four generation competitor.” said…

Tuesday August 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Beach Hazard Statement, Below Average Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Fall Day, High Waves, lake breeze, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Nortland Weather Forecast, Rip Currents, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday August 12, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, rain, Scattered Showers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Throwing Axes & Tossing Back Ales Together

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Duluth Experience & Blacklist Artisan Ales Collaboration Tour

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us AXE THROWING, the perfect Northland sport. Currently Blacklist Artisan Ales in Duluth hosts the axe throwing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. They have also paired with Duluth Experience to tie in local brewery tours and tastes as well. Become an axepert and learn all the…

Friday August 9, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: August Cool Down, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny Weekend, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Minnesota Breakfast Hash is Popping

COOKING CONNECTION: Bridgeman's Breakfast, Minnesota Hash

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection Bridgeman’s stirs up a Minnesota version of the classic breakfast hash. Adding in the wild rice has the chef and Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot popping with dance moves and all. You can ask for this breakfast anytime at their restaurant and you can also learn how to make it for yourself at…

Thursday August 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Summer Cool Down, Sunny Day, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wednesday August 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Hail, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

YOHO! Lumberjacks & Lumberjills Competing In Lumberjack World Championships

Swing, Chop and Axe Your Way Into Hayward Wisconsin This Weekend

HAYWARD, Wis.-The smell of fresh cut lumber is taking over in Hayward at the second day of the 60th Annual Lumberjack World Championships. Lumberjacks and Lumberjills are swinging, axing, chopping, sawing, log rolling, climbing and boom running into 24 different events in Hayward, Wisconsin this weekend. Today was the semifinals, marking who will be competing in tomorrow’s World Championship rounds….

YOHO! Boom Running in the Lumberjack World Championships

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Last Year Brittney Merlot Log Rolled, Now She Attempts Boom Running For The First Time!

HAYWARD, Wisc. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot is boom running at the Lumberjack World Championships semifinals. She’s never done it before and will make her first attempt this morning on LIVE TV! Ellie Davenport, offers her words of wisdom as she has been a pro log roller and boom runner since she was 15 years…

Blueberry Bread Pudding Sweet Treat

COOKING CONNECTION: Bridgeman's Bakes Tasty Treats

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection, the last standing Bridgeman’s is baking us a Blueberry Bread Pudding. Using one day old cinnamon rolls, pudding, melted white chocolate, blueberries and topped with their signature vanilla ice cram. Enjoy the video above for the full recipe details, remember this goes well for breakfast, lunch, snacks, desserts and more. Categories: Cooking…

Thursday August 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Humid, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, Showers, storms, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Black Super New Moon Coming Tonight

North America Only - Rest Of World Waits Until August 30th

NORTHLAND — A first since 2016, an astronomical event called the ‘Black Moon’ occurs tonight. What exactly is it? Well, you’ve heard of a ‘Blue Moon’ – right? It’s the second full moon within one month. And a ‘Black Moon’ is the second new moon of the month. This is something that rarely happens and is just as uncommon as a…

Tuesday July 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Chilly Morning, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Summer Sun, sunny, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday July 29, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cooler, Crisp Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sprinkles, Summer, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Paddle The Brule River, A Clear, Cool & Spring Fed Waterway

Experience Picturesque Beauty Or Aggressive Rapids With Brule River Canoe & Kayak Rental

BRULE, Wisc. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot and Brett Scott kayak down the world-famous Brule River. It’s known as a gem among the waterways of the Upper Midwest. Flowing 50 miles north into Lake Superior, the River provides consistent spring fed water through the Brule River State Forest. (It’s cool and refreshing)! Experience the picturesque…

Friday July 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Storms, Small Hail, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Weekend Forecast

Thursday July 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, High Winds Risk, Large Hail Risk, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, severe weather, Strong Thunderstorms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Update: Never Before Attempted Stand Up Paddle Board To Arctic Ocean

Adventurer Jared Munch Takes To The Water On A SUP To Break Records

DULUTH, Minn. — Stand up paddle boarding is the new craze on calm and sunny days but what about in bad weather and through river rapids? In this week’s Great Outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot catches up with a true adventurer looking to be the first to complete a unique journey. A local Duluthian who took to the water last…

Monday July 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy, Calm, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Weather, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Tornado Passes Over House in Orr

Tornado Warnings in Wirt, Effie and Orr Minnesota, A Look At The Path & Damage

ORR, Minn. — The summer heat, humidity and approaching storm front fueled perfect conditions for tornadoes on Wednesday. It’s a rare but possible scenario in the Northland and at 5:34 that evening, a funnel cloud was spotted by law enforcement in Northome, Minnesota. And uncommon disaster in the Northwoods, the tornado touched down to the ground in the town of…

Friday July 19, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Damaging Wind Threat, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Flood Possible, Large Hail Threat, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Thunderstorms, severe weather, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Tornado Outbreak, Tornado Risk, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Thursday July 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Damage, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Tornado, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Red Flag Warning At Twin Ports Beaches

BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT: No Swimming On Park Point & Wisconsin Point Wednesday

TWIN PORTS BEACHES – A Red Flag Warning is in effect for Park Point and Wisconsin Point Beaches until 9pm. High waves will develop as early as 10am, with the greatest heights this afternoon and evening. Winds are sustained at 10-15mph, with gusts up to 20mph. This creates dangerous swimming conditions along the Lake Superior shoreline, due to rip currents…

Wednesday July 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rip Current Warning, Severe Thunderstorms, severe weather, Slight Risk, Stormy, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, windy

Severe Storms Produce A Tornado & Knock Down Trees

After A Hot & Humid Day, Severe Thunderstorms Tore Through The Northland

BRUCE, Wisc. — A confirmed tornado touched down in Bruce, WI Monday night at 7:15. No damage has been reported yet, the NWS will be out there surveying the area Tuesday. As Severe Thunderstorms rolled across the Northland, many trees were knocked down in the strong winds that gusted up to 52mph. Several large poplar trees were uprooted in Marcell,…

Monday July 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Hot, Humid, Hydrate, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Oppressive Heat, Severe Storms, Strong Thunderstorms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wasabi Poke Bowl

COOKING CONNECTION: Wasabi Sushi & Poke Bowl

DULUTH, Minn. — Wasabi Restaurant in Duluth is still open, even with the construction on Superior Street; with great lunch specials on both their sushi and poke bowls. In this week’s Cooking Connection we are making a Tuna & Salmon Poke Bowl and mixing in all the right sauces to fit your taste buds needs. Plus, the manager and Fox…

Dirt Bikes Brraaap To The Holeshot

Active Adventures: Echo Valley MotoCross

BROOKSTON, Minn. — Just 35 miles west of Duluth lies Echo Valley MotoCross Track, that’s where we are taking you for this week’s Active Adventures. Get ready to tear through the dirt track and fly high in the sky, just don’t get roosted! 2019 Northern Series Race Schedule DISTRICT 23 DIRTBIKE RACES FOR 2019! * July 14th – Dirt Bike…

Monday July 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Beach Day, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm

SUP, SUP! Gliding On Water

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: North Shore SUP Rents Stand-up Paddle Boards

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are gliding across the water on a stand up paddle board! North Shore SUP offers cheap rentals for both hourly and for the entire day! Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot chatted with the co-owner Heather on some tips and tricks and why you should try this sport out. Interested? Click here to…

Thursday July 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: 4th of July Weather Forecast, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Hail, High Winds, Independence Day Weather Forecast, Lightning, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, severe weather, Stormy 4th of July, Strong Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Beat The Heat In Whitewater Rapids On The St. Louis River

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Minnesota Whitewater Rafting

SCANLON, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are beating the heat and gearing up to cool down in whitewater rapids along the St. Louis River with Minnesota Whitewater Rafting. Check out the adrenaline adventure and what the Class II-IV rapids look like! Come prepared to paddle, this is an active workout. Join Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot as she…

Learn How To Make Your Own Waffle Cones

COOKING CONNECTION: Love Creamery

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are learning how to make waffle cones at home with Love Creamery! Waffle Cones 1 Cup granulated sugar 4 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoon butter melted 1 Cup all-purpose flour   Instructions 1. Preheat your waffle cone maker 2. Mix everything well, it will be…

Friday June 28, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Dense Fog, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, End of June, foggy, Hot Weekend, Humid, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, weather

Thursday June 27, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: damaging winds, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Flooding, Hail, heavy rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Slight Risk Severe Weather, Strong Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Athletes With Disabilities Change Endurance Sports For The Better

Inclusion in Marathons for Special Needs Kids and Duo Young Racers

DULUTH, Minn. —  Grandma’s marathon may be over for 2019 but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to hit the pavement running! In this week’s Great Outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot introduces us to a duo team from Wisconsin who’s story is a little bit different from the rest. When it comes to race day some of the runners are…

Wednesday June 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heat wave, Humid, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, Stormy, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast