Author: Chelsee Moe

London Road Car Wash Stays Busy in Winter Months

As salt builds up, London Road sees an increase of business

DULUTH, Minn. – People are definitely noticing the cold weather when it comes to their car this time of year. Over at London Road Car Wash, employees have been very busy de-icing cars as well as  cleaning off salt from the roads. There really is only a couple of ways to keep your car clean this time of year. Sam…

Northland Woman Sells Products to Keep You Warm

Solutions for those who enjoy outdoor activities in the winter

DULUTH, Minn. – One Northland woman is very busy selling two products that are proven to keep you warmer in these cold winter months. Eve Graves stumbled upon two products when she was trying to solve her own problems with the winter temperatures. As an outdoor winter enthusiast, Grave struggled to stay warm while doing her favorite activities but now,…

Northlanders Do Activities Indoors to Keep Out of the Cold Temperatures

Ways to warm up in the frigid temperatures

DULUTH, Minn. -With the frigid temperatures this week, places like coffee shops have been really busy. Over at Amity Coffee in Duluth, employees have noticed a couple common trends among their customers. Jordan Pykkonen, the Manager at Amity Coffee, said “The first customers don’t come until later and they are staying in longer, I don’t think they want to go…

Conservation Corps Employs Hundreds this New Year

Conservation Corps Employs Hundreds

DULUTH, Minn.  – The Conservation Corps of Minnesota is offering 700 service opportunities this new year through a job training program. The only criteria is you must be between 15-25 years old. Jobs offered include conservation work as well as trail building and restoration. Chris Severson, the District Manager, said “It is a service to our state and in return…

Many Enroll for Classes at Lake Superior College

Enrollment Up at Local Colleges after New Years

  DULUTH, Minn. – Today in Duluth, 30 students were busy at Lake Superior College getting signed up for Spring classes. School leaders expect to see 340 new students walking through the halls next week when the new semester gets started. LSC has a number of short term programs that students can start in the Spring and finish as a…

Holiday Goodies Flying Out of the Case at The Wednesday Bakery

Christmas Baked Goods Sold at The Wednesday Bakery

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The Wednesday Bakery in Superior has been especially busy this holiday season. Today is, of course, the last Wednesday before Christmas so the line to get fresh baked goods was ongoing throughout the day. The bakery specializes in homemade bread, lefsa and holiday styled cakes. Every product is sure to be fresh. Tom Rich, the Owner of…

Volunteers Gift Wrap for the Salvation Army

Salvation Army Volunteers Gift Wrap to Raise Money

DULUTH, Minn. – Volunteers have been working hard throughout the holiday season gift wrapping Christmas presents at the Miller Hill Mall. All of the proceeds raised go to the Salvation Army. They need the money because the Salvation Army is currently $35,000 behind where they were at this point last year. Shawn Stanich, a volunteer, said “I enjoy wrapping the…

New Nordic Trail at Spirit Mountain

New Nordic Center for Skiers in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Business leaders from all around the region have now donated about $70,000 to help make the Grand Avenue Nordic Center a reality. This money will now go into building the center at the bottom of Spirit Mountain. This will be a new cross country ski center and a place that will offer 3.3 kilometers of new trails…

Virginia Apartment Fire Displaces Families Just Before Christmas

Virginia Apartment Fire Displaces Families

  VIRGINIA, Minn. – Several families remain homeless tonight, after a fire yesterday at a Virginia apartment complex. The apartment building burned for many hours, leaving nine units destroyed. Firefighters from several nearby communities were called to the scene around 1:00 Monday afternoon and it took them nearly 9 hours to get the fire out. The three story, apartment building…

Local Businesses Introduce Duluthopoly Game

Duluthopoly Game Hits the Shelves of Local Stores

DULUTH, Minn. -Duluthopoly arrived in the Northland today. The game follows similar rules as monopoly, but with one big exception. Instead of buying properties like park place and boardwalk, gamers try and acquire various Northland spots. Josh Miller, the Station Manager for the North Shore Scenic Railroad, said “Duluth already has a great sense of place as is, and have…

Local McDonald’s Donates to Essentia

McDonald's Hosts Giving Tree Event for Essentia

DULUTH, Minn. – McDonald’s Giving Tree donations arrived at Essentia today. For more than a month, 19 Northland McDonald’s collected needed items for families who have been served by the hospital’s neo–natal intensive care unit. Among the items collected included body wash, shampoo, and plates. Christina Falgier, an Essentia Physician, said “It’s such a stressful time of year, the holiday…

Cirrus Aircraft Introduces New Vision Jet

Vision Jet Expected to Bring Billions of Dollars to Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – After years of planning , Cirrus Aircraft, unveiled their very first Vision Jet to the Duluth community. The Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet is the worlds first single engine personal jet and is known for being spacious. It can accommodate up to five adults and two children. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congressman Rick Nolan and Mayor Emily Larsen were…

Firefighters Give Back this Holiday Season

Firefighters Give Back By Ringing a Bell this Holiday Season

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The cold temperatures didn’t stop the Hermantown Fire Department from giving back. Today, they were out at Sam’s Club ringing the bell to help with the Red Kettle Campaign. Instead of the normal red kettle, the fire department put a different spin on it with a make shift boot to collect all the donations. Joe Tarnowski, Assistant…

FOX21 Presents a New Scholarship Opportunity for Northland Students

Brand New Scholarship Opportunity for Northland Students

DULUTH, Minn. – The West Duluth Business Club met today to talk about scholarships for area students. Nearly 60 scholarships were discussed including one by FOX21. Ours is brand new this year and it will offer 11 $1,000 scholarships and one $10,000 scholarship. It’s called the Strength in the Community Scholarship. To apply, you must have between a 2.5 and…

Pawn America Donates Christmas Gifts to Troops

Volunteers Stuff Boxes Full of Video Games and Movies for Troops

DULUTH, Minn. – Pawn America is donating over 500 movies and video games to some of the men and women serving far away who cannot make it home for the holidays. Today, family members and local troops volunteered their time stuffing boxes full of Christmas goodies that will be going to the 312th Army Reserve Engineer Company. This unit is…