Author: Emma Propp

Bridgeman’s Restaurant Offering St. Patrick’s Day Themed Menu Items

DULUTH, Minn. — Bridgeman’s restaurant in Duluth is looking green for St. Patrick’s Day on Friday. They’re offering festive items on their menu with the main course offered all day Friday being the corned beef and cabbage dinner. It comes with slow roasted corned beef, roasted veggies, bread, and a creamy mustard sauce. But at Bridgeman’s the mega malts are…

Wild State Cider Quadrupling Production Capacity

DULUTH, Minn. — Wild State Cider in Duluth is quadrupling its production capacity thanks to the demand for its products rising. Wild State Cider, located in the Lincoln Park Craft District has been in business for almost 4 years now. And with the success of the business, it has quickly outgrown its 10,000 square foot taproom space. Wild State expanded…

Safe Kids Northeast Minnesota Partners With Local Fire Departments

DULUTH, Minn. — 73% of car seats are not installed or adjusted correctly according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Safe Kids Northeast Minnesota is partnering with local fire departments to provide car seat clinics to help keep kids safe. Thursday the car seat clinic was held at a Duluth Fire Station. A local technician was there helping teach…

New Video Production Studio Open In Hibbing

HIBBING, Minn. — A new video production studio is now open in Hibbing. Leedrick Studios helps bring their customers ideas to life by providing the latest technology and resources to make videos. The female and veteran owned business puts together all kinds of work from educational and explainer videos to general commercials. The studio is available for rent and includes…

UMD Hosts Summit On Equity, Race & Ethnicity

DULUTH, Minn. — UMD hosted its annual Summit Wednesday on Equity, Race and Ethnicity with the goal of inspiring change for greater equality for all. The Summit’s theme was “Decolonizing Our Institutions and Communities.” It included workshops and a play inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. UMD’s Commission on Equity, Race and Ethnicity put on the conference and is…

Third Annual “Spirit Loves Duluth Days”

DULUTH, Minn. — A local ski resort is saying thank you to Duluth residents by offering special discounted rates Thursday and Sunday. Spirit Mountain is putting on its third annual Spirit Loves Duluth Days. They’re offering $5 passes on lift tickets, Nordic passes, rentals, and tubing. The hill puts this on to show appreciation for the City of Duluth, which…

Local Library Hosts Mini Golf For Families

DULUTH, Minn. — Kids were putting their putt-putt skills to the test Tuesday at the Duluth Public Library. The library is taking advantage of many kids having the week off of school for winter break. And to get families to come out they set up 9-holes of mini golf that is absolutely free. Kids will even get to pick a…

St. Luke’s Celebrates New OB-GYN Clinic And Lab

DULUTH, Minn. — St. Luke’s is celebrating the opening of a new multi-million-dollar OB-GYN clinic and lab in Downtown Duluth. The $5.2 million renovation project involved a total renovation of the third floor of the hospital’s Lakeview Building. Which is on the corner of 10th Avenue East and Superior Street. The new space is double the size of the old…

Student Led Organization Advocates For UMD Legislative Priorities

DULUTH, Minn. — Monday, UMD students were at the Capitol in St. Paul to lobby on behalf of the University. Bulldog Lobby Day is an annual student led event where students advocate for the University’s legislative priorities. The issues students talked with legislators and staff members about included renovating and updating campus facilities, as well as funding for student scholarships….

DTA Offers Free Rides On Transit Equity Day

DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth Transit Authority is taking on a new initiative, offering free rides to the community Friday and Saturday. Transit Equity Day is a national day to commemorate Civil Rights icons such as Rosa Parks during Black History month. The DTA is taking part in this by offering free fares on the Stride Paratransit and DTA Fixed-Route…

Progress Made For St. Louis River Area Of Concern

MINNESOTA — Well things are looking up for the St. Louis River Area of Concern as they recently checked off a crucial item on their list to make the river cleaner and healthier. This accomplishment was the Degraded Fish and Wildlife Populations Beneficial Use Impairment, which they achieved by habitat restoration to improve healthy wildlife and fish populations. According to…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Haulin’ Hotdish Food Truck

DULUTH, Minn. — “Hotdish has everything that you need as far as hitting all the food groups and also like I feel like hotdish is so Minnesota. And it’s cold and it’s comforting,” said Rachael Morris, customer of Haulin’ Hotdish. The Haulin’ Hotdish Food Truck is officially in business after deciding winter would be the perfect time to open. Haulin’…

Damiano Center Hosts Community Event For Those In Need

DULUTH, Minn. — Every October and January a community event is held as a one-stop-shop service for Northland members in need. Thursday, the Damiano Center hosted the Donna Howard Community Connect that involved local organizations such as Safe Haven, Life House, and the Salvation Army. They provided various free resources such as haircuts, hot meals, and help with getting warrants…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Clyde Brewing

DULUTH, Minn. – “People have been asking, “When’s the beer going to come? When’s the beer going to come?” for the last almost two years. So, the day is finally here,” Clyde Brewing Head Brewer, Dale Kleinschmidt says. Clyde Brewing officially opened its taps on January 16th in the Clyde building in Lincoln Park. The kick-off had taste testings of…

New Brewery Opens At Clyde Iron Works

Clyde Brewing features 6 different traditional beers and a non-alcoholic root beer.

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth’s Clyde Iron Works is celebrating a big expansion into the brewing business. Clyde Brewing is located in the Clyde building in Lincoln Park. Monday, the kick-off had taste testings of their 6 new brews, plus a root beer for those not wanting alcohol. All of the traditional style beers are dedicated to the manufacturing history of…

Lincoln Park Craft District Business Provides Ways To Spice Up Food And Drinks

DULUTH, Minn. — Over in the Lincoln Park Craft District, a new business opened up for those looking to spice up their food and drink game. The Spice and Tea Exchange has been open since mid-October and features over 1,100 different spices and teas, from international spices like Jamaican Jerk to wellness teas for lifestyle benefits. All of the spice…

Nummi Jewelers Donates Over $2k To CASDA

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse, also known as CASDA, is ringing in the New Year with new money, thanks to Nummi Jewelers in Superior. This summer Nummi Jewelers played a game with customers where they would pop balloons and win something, and in exchange for that the customers would donate money to CASDA. Well, that…

CASDA Celebrating The New Year With ‘Behind The Mask’ Gala

The New Year's Eve Gala starts at 7 p.m. Saturday and takes place at Barker's Island.

SUPERIOR, Wis. — CASDA is putting on their annual New Year’s Eve Gala Saturday night, and they are celebrating with a “Behind the Mask” themed fundraiser. The last few years the Gala was held online, but now it’s finally back in person. It is their biggest fundraiser of the year with music, a silent auction, appetizers, games, and even a…

Final Preparations Underway For VFW Christmas Eve Dinner

DULUTH, Minn. — Potato peelers were peeling away Friday getting ready for the annual VFW Christmas Eve dinner. Throughout the week volunteers have been prepping 30 turkeys, 150-200 pounds of potatoes, and 150 pounds of sweet potatoes. And it’s not just prepping food, volunteers are even shoveling and getting tables decorated. One veteran drives 50 miles to help get the…

Volunteers Preparing For Annual VFW Christmas Eve Dinner

The VFW is still in need of dinner rolls for the event.

DULUTH, Minn. — The annual Christmas Eve dinner at VFW Hall is happening in Duluth on Saturday. But first to make the special event happen, volunteers spend the whole week before preparing. Turkey, gravy, vegetables, white and sweet potatoes, and pie will be served. Organizers are planning for 300 people but with the weather, they will happily feed whoever shows…

Over $200,000 Donated To Local Organizations From Vatican Unveiled Exhibit

DULUTH, Minn. — Over $200,000 was raised during Vatican Unveiled, a historic collection of rare artifacts that was exhibited at the DECC this last summer. And the proceeds were presented Wednesday morning, just in time for Christmas. Vatican Unveiled is the largest collection of papal artifacts outside of Rome. A local priest from Duluth named Father Richard Kunst curated the…

Women’s Care Center Celebrates The Holidays With Annual Open House Toy Giveaway

DULUTH, Minn. — The Women’s Care Center in Duluth was overflowing with gifts and holiday spirit during their annual open house toy giveaway Tuesday. Gifts for all ages were donated by the community in order to make this event happen. The Center serves their clients first and then opens their arms to the public by having people come in and…

Duluth Salvation Army Hosts Annual Christmas Distribution Event

DULUTH, Minn. — A generous donation event was happening in Duluth Tuesday, at the Salvation Army. The Duluth Salvation Army puts on an annual Christmas distribution event where toys are given to children and a full Christmas dinner is provided. 653 families will be served, and kids will get 4 toys each through Christmas. The Director of Development said as…