Author: Ken Slama

Hoops Brewing Company Open Again after Pipe Burst Earlier this Month

DULUTH, MN – Back on January 6, a pipe burst forced the temporary closure of Hoops Brewing Company in Canal Park, flooding part of the building.  After a cleanup effort that took a couple of weeks, there are only a few noticeable differences, but mostly they are grateful to the community for helping them during the ordeal. “We have some…

Damiano Center Hosts Community Connect Event for the Homeless

DULUTH, MN – Earlier today, the Damiano Center hosted a Community Connect event to provide services to those who are experiencing homelessness and other economic struggles. Those who came in were able to receive a haircut, shots, legal aid, ID cards, and a warm meal. This event is held twice a year with the other typically held in October. “This…

Cathedral School 5th Graders Collecting Donations for Kentucky Tornado Relief

SUPERIOR, WI – After last month’s tornados that ripped through Kentucky, fifth grade students at Cathedral School in Superior wanted to know how they could help out those who were affected.  With the help of their teacher, they were able to get a contact in Gilbertsville, Kentucky and start assembling items such as clothes and hygiene products. After the items…

Voting is Now Open for 2022 Movies in the Park

DULUTH, MN – If you are getting tired of the cold like most people and are looking forward to some of the warm weather activities Duluth has to offer, voting is now open for Movies in the Park.  There are 12 movies to pick from on Downtown Duluth’s Greater Downtown Council’s Facebook page and the 8 movies that receive the…

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