Author: Ken Slama

New Coffee Shop to Hold Grand Opening in Lincoln Park

Duluth, MN -A new coffee shop is holding a grand opening tomorrow in the Lincoln Park Craft District.  In addition to showcasing the local coffee, tea, and hot chocolate talent in what they serve every day, 190 Coffee will be bringing in coffee and roasters from across the country to introduce Duluth to things perhaps not seen before. “We have…

Duluth Candy Company Celebrates National Popcorn Day

DULUTH, Minn. – Today is national popcorn day and the owners at Duluth Candy Company are celebrating by offering 20% off on their small and medium sized popcorn from their warming case. On some of these cold winter days in Duluth, warm popcorn can do the body good. “You know it’s cool because it’s this tiny little seed that can…

Snowshoeing at Glensheen Mansion is Free for UMD Students

Duluth, MN – Glensheen mansion is a part of University of Minnesota Duluth, and because of that, UMD students get free access to the grounds as well as free tours. Additionally, during the winter months, they also get free snowshoe rentals.  Snowshoeing is a fun winter activity, especially right now with added appeal of it being an outdoors activity. “We…

Active Adventures: New Programs at YMCA at the Essentia Wellness Center in Hermantown

HERMANTOWN, Minn.- In this week’s Active Adventures, FOX 21’s Ken Slama tours the YMCA at the Essentia Wellness Center in Hermantown and learns about the programs they offer in the upcoming year. Categories: Active Adventures, Community, Health, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News Tags: Duluth Area Family YMCA, YMCA

Wrestle the Massive Rasputin Burrito on an Empty Stomach

Cooking Connection: Rasputin Burrito

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Cooking Connection, we are back in the kitchen at Burrito Union. If you are tired of potatoes and turkey, but still have that Thanksgiving appetite, check out the Rasputin. It comes with nearly everything on the line and barely fits in their largest tortilla.  It is also large enough to share with a friend…

Celebrate the Season with a Fresh Evergreen From Farmer Doug’s Tree Farm

DULUTH, Minn. – In this week’s Active Adventures, Meteorologist Ken Slama heads out to Farmer Doug’s Christmas Tree Farm to get the scoop on trees available this holiday season. Getting a locally grown tree is great for the local economy and doesn’t come with the worry of supply chain shortages associated with plastic trees.  They also smell great! Click here…

Northland Thanksgiving Staple Returns at Burrito Union

Cooking Connection: Burrito Union Thanksgiving Burrito

DULUTH, Minn. – This week’s Cooking Connection takes Meteorologist Ken Slama to Burrito Union in Duluth where he gets an early taste of turkey with their Thanksgiving burrito. It comes with everything you would expect to see come dinner time on the 4th Thursday in November and it is all made in-house, including the turkey. Click here for more information…