Author: Brittney Merlot

Bent Paddle ‘Festiversary’ Street Festival Debuts New Brews

Bent Paddle Celebrates 6 Years in Business, Offers Two New Beers Debuting Saturday

LINCOLN PARK, Minn. — Bent Paddle Brewing Co. celebrates six years in business with its annual street festival. The event includes two stages of live music, food trucks, games and family friendly activities and a lot of Bent Paddle beer. New this year, two new brews! They will be debuting Trampled Golden Ale and Wilderness Tuxedo, taste them before they…

Friday May 10, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Minnesota fishing opener, Mother’s Day Weekend, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Thursday May 9, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Ivy Roads, May Snow, May Snow Storm, May Winter Storm Warning, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Spring Snow, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wednesday May 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Snowy May, Northland Weather Forecast, Snow in May, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Chorizo Tacos for Cinco De Mayo

COOKING CONNECTION: Bucktales Cantina & Grill for Cinco De Mayo

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are celebrating Cinco De Mayo, with Chorizo Tacos from Bucktales Cantina! ADDRESS: 6098 WI-35, Superior, WI 54880 CONTACT: (715) 394-4181, Facebook Page HOURS: Tues – Thurs 2 – 9pm, Fri 2-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm, closed Monday   Categories: Community, Cooking Connection, Entertainment, Features, Links, News, News – Latest News, Wisconsin…

Punch & Kick Your Way to Happiness & Health with Kickboxing in the Northland!

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: 9Round Kickboxing 30-Minute Intense Workout

DULUTH, Minn. — Life stressing you out? Does the cooler weather make you upset? Then it’s time to PUNCH IT OUT at Duluth’s 9 Round kickboxing program in this week’s Active Adventures with Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot! 9Round is a kickboxing themed fitness program that incorporates a functional, interval, cardiovascular and circuit training regimens. The program consists of a proprietary…

Lions Club Pancake Day Details

Pancakes For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Today In Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — It’s that time of year again for “Duluth’s Great Get Together” also known as the 62nd Annual Pancake Day at the DECC! Watch the video below for times, prices and what it all includes! Volunteers have been participating in this gathering for nearly 50 years, check out one local that makes something special for the kids upon…

Wednesday May 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cold Spring Day, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, freezing rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rain and Snow, sleet, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, winter weather advisory, wintry mix

Wings North Off-Season Hunting & Trap Shooting

KNOWING YOUR NEIGHBORS: A Northland Hunting Club Celebrates 20 Years!

PINE CITY, Minn. — Attention Hunters! Are you looking for a place to keep your shot sharp and your dogs well trained? In this week’s Knowing Your Neighbors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us to Wings North! “Have a cup of coffee, lie about how well you are going to shoot! And then we get you out in the fields!”…

Tuesday April 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: chilly, Cool Day, Dense Fog, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Light Rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mist, Northland Weather Forecast, Patchy Fog, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday April 29, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Accumulating Spring Snow, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Late April Snow Hits Northland, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Minnesota April Snow, Minnesota Spring Snow, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, winter weather advisory

Remembering The Role The Weather Played In The Husky Superior Refinery Explosion

Evacuation Area Quickly Spread South From Strong Winds

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — Many of us will never forget the fear and nervousness as the evacuation zone continued to grow last year on April 26th Husky Refinery explosion. The National Weather Service in Duluth and Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot closely forecasted the winds strength and direction that quickly carried the thick, possibly toxic, heavy black smoke southward. Winds were…

Wings North Offers Off-Season Hunting

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Wings North Pheasant Hunting & Clay Trapshooting

PINE CITY, Minn. — If the long winter has had you feeling cooped up, grab your over under shotgun and head on over to Wings North; where pheasant hunting is still underway, even though it’s the off-season. In this weeks Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot learns how to pheasant hunt and also gets her shot at clay trap pigeon…

Pollo Suizo Mexican Dish

COOKING CONNECTION: Bucktales Cantina & Grill

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are turning the heat up on the grill to match the warmth of our Spring temperatures! Join Dee Morales from Bucktales Cantina as he shows us how to make the popular Mexican dish at home, Pollo Suizo! Categories: Community, Cooking Connection, Entertainment, Features, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News, Wisconsin Tags:…

Thursday April 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Finally Spring, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Birttney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Spring in the Northland, spring weather, sun, sunny, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Skywarn Severe Storm Spotter Training Begins

Help the National Weather Service Identify Severe Storms

DULUTH, Minn. — We’ve had our fair share of rainy days so far this Spring but the severe storm season hasn’t quite hit the Northland yet. In this weeks Great Outdoors we are taking you to a severe storm spotter class offered here in the Northland. Learning about the sky above, can help keep you and others safe when the…

Tuesday April 23, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cresting Rivers, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood Advisory, Flood Warning, Flooding Rivers, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rising Riviers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Colorado Rocky Mountain Adventure

Active Adventures: Climbing Mountains, Soaking in Hot Springs, Fat Tire Bike Riding and More

DENVER, Co. – In this week’s Active Adventures we are taking the Northland past the mile high city and into the Rocky Mountains, where the wind and snow storm formed that slammed the Northland in April. Climbing mountains and struggling with the elevation changes and lack of oxygen can change things. Especially as you drive up Pike’s Peak and wander…

Monday April 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Areal Flooding, Black River Cresting, chilly temps, Cresting Rivers, Crisp Air, Dreary Day, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood Warning, Flood Watch, heavy rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mississippi River Cresting, Northland Weather Forecast, Nortland Flooding, River Flooding, Stalled Front, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Cappuccino Bon Bons

L'apothicaire Chocolat Creates Chocolate Art For Easter & Mother's Day

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are combining art and chocolate with L’apothicaire Chocolat! Tonya is a chocolatier  near the shores of Lake Superior in Superior, WI.  She has trained at Ecole Chocolat in Vancouver with Graduate Studies at  Ecole Du Grand Chocolat Valrhona in Tain L’Hermitage. Currently she has seasonal sales at Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day…

Friday April 19, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Easter forecast, Easter Weekend Forecast, Easter Weekend Weather, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Thursday April 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: DRIZZLE, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Light Rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Scattered Showers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Governor Tim Walz Visits Duluth on Community Prosperity Tour

Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Innovative Business Ideas To Governor Walz, All In Hopes To Boost Local Economy

DULUTH, Minn.-Governor Tim Walz made a stop in Duluth today continuing his Community Prosperity Tour, where entrepreneurs gathered to learn about ways their innovations can help the Minnesota economy soar. It was more or less a “Minnesota Nice” version of the TV show, “Shark Tank”. Where Gov. Walz heard presentations at the University of Minnesota’s Natural Resources Research Institute about…

Tuesday April 16, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temperatures, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny Day, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm Temps

Monday April 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Increasing Clouds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temperatures, Nice Day, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny Start, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Zilch to 5k Class

Active Adventures: A Truly Beginner Walking & Running Class in the Northland

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are joining a truly beginner fitness class. This is for people who don’t work out and also for those who need to move after injuries, surgeries, replacements, illnesses and more. This is a class for those who enjoy moving slowly, while learning about pacing, form, nutrition, hydration, ball, theraband, stretching, proper…

Friday April 5, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: DRIZZLE, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, fog, Foggy Morning, Light Rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps, Mist, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Savory Scallops

Cooking Connection: Scallop Dinner at Zeitgeist

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection Zeitgeist Arts Cafe shows us how to make the perfect scallop dinner at home or to enjoy at the cafe. Scallop Dinner: Pan-seared scallops, risotto, Champagne-Dijon cream sauce and grilled asparagus. Check out the video above for the recipe and cooking instructions! LOCATION: Zeitgeist Arts Cafe, 222 E Superior St, Duluth, MN…

Thursday April 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: April Snow, Cloudy Day, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, fox 21 weather, freezing rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Showers, snow, Spring Mix, Sunny Morning, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Tuesday April 2, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, rain, Scattered Rain and Snow, Showers, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Monday April 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

  Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cloudy, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps, Northlad Weather Forecast, Overcast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Nearly Naked Ruck March To Raise Funds For Struggling Veterans

Everyday 22 Veterans Take Their Lives, 23 Veteran Reconditioning Program Can Help

DULUTH, Minn. — Everyday 22 veterans take their lives, struggling from PTSD, trauma, depression and having trouble adjusting and finding their purpose back in civilian life. The 23 Veteran started here in Duluth 4 years ago by Mike Waldron. The non-profit 23 Veteran is a reconditioning program designed to help veterans struggling, live happier and healthier lives. You can help…

Nearly Naked Ruck March

Active Adventures: Rucking Enger Tower For Northland Veterans Struggling With PTSD

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are getting nearly naked and raising money to help Northland veterans. Everyday 22 veterans take their lives, struggling from PTSD, trauma, depression and having trouble adjusting and finding their purpose back in civilian life. The 23 Veteran started here in Duluth 4 years ago by Mike Waldron. The non-profit 23 Veteran…

Fresh Sashimi Spring Tacos

Cooking Connection: Fresh Sashimi Tacos with New Scenic Cafe

In this weeks Cooking Connection we are with New Scenic Cafe, celebrating their 20th anniversary with Sashimi Tacos! SASHIMI TUNA TACOS: yield: 2 servings (4 tacos each) INGREDIENTS: Wonton Shells: 3 – 4 C canola oil 8 each wonton wrappers ! Tuna: 6 oz sashimi grade ahi tuna ! Thai Peanut Slaw: 1 C red cabbage (shredded) 2 C green…

Friday March 29, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, spring weather, Sunny Day, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Wednesday March 27, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, first storm of 2019, Hail, Heavy downpours, Lightning, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Strong Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Foreccast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Tuesday March 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota WeatherForecast, Melting Snow, merlot weather, Merltos Weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rising Creeks, Rising Rivers, snow melt, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm Day, warm up

Monday March 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Spring, Sunny Day, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

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…