Author: Ken Slama

Experience the Water from a Stand Up Paddle Boarding Point of View

Meteorologist Ken Slama Gives Stand Up Paddle Boarding a Go

SUPERIOR, Wis. – In this week’s Active Adventures, Meteorologist Ken Slama gives stand up paddle boarding a try for the first time in his life. North Shore SUP provides lessons for adventure seekers, and also boards for those looking to check out the water from a different perspective. Click here for more information regarding North Shore SUP. Paddle on! Categories:…

Beat the Summer Heat with a Fresh, No-Bake Fruit Tart from Sweet Exchange

Cooking Connection: No-Bake Fruit Tart

DULUTH, Minn. – What better way to beat the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth than with a delicious no-bake Fruit Tart from Sweet Exchange. In this week’s Cooking Connection, owner Lisa Quarles teaches Meteorologist Ken Slama how to prepare this fresh, fruity dessert. Sweet Exchange currently doesn’t have a storefront, but they are operating out of a kitchen…

Hartley Nature Center Exemplifies the Beauty of Duluth

Active Adventures: You don't have to travel far to find beautiful hiking and biking trails in the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn. – In this week’s Active Adventures, we head up to Hartley Nature Center in the Woodland neighborhood.  It is a beautiful park with miles of trails to explore nature and wildlife year-round. Whether it’s hiking, biking, or taking the dog for a walk, it is nigh impossible to grow tired of taking in the scenery and views offered…

Capt’n J’s Miniature Golf Offers More than Just Fun on the Course

This Week's Active Adventures Takes Meteorologist Ken Slama to 'Capt'n J's Miniature Golf in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – In this week’s Active Adventures we head to Barker’s Island where Capt’n J’s Miniature Golf offers more than the opportunity to refine your putting skills. In addition to competing in a friendly game of miniature golf against family and friends, Capt’n J’s offers a beautiful view of Lake Superior, the SS Meteor as a backdrop, and frozen…

Seafood Satisfaction with Italian Flare at Dolce Vita in Superior

Cooking Connection: Seafood Alfredo with Dolce Vita Restaurant

SUPERIOR, Wis. – A new restaurant has opened in Superior on the 5800 block of Tower Avenue. Dolce Vita cooks up all different types of European cuisine. “It’s a blessing,” said Zudi Maksutoski, owner of Dolce Vita. “You know, I kind of grew up in the kitchen from a little baby and then now to actually get to do this…

High Ropes Minnesota Challenges Your Aerial Agility

This Week's Active Adventures Takes Meteorologist Ken Slama to the New 'High Ropes Minnesota' Course in Cloquet

CLOQUET, Minn. – In this week’s Active Adventures, we head to Cloquet to check out High Ropes Minnesota, a brand new rope course in the Northland just off I-35. After getting suited up, along with a brief training session, the course is yours for 90 minutes. The course features two levels with several challenges and various levels of difficulty. It…

Ledge Rock Grille Showcases New Italian Entrée Ahead of the Summer Season

Cooking Connection: Papparadelle Con Maiale

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – The summer season is kicking off along scenic Highway 61 near Two Harbors. In this week’s Cooking Connection, Chef Richard Selz with Ledge Rock Grille at Larsmont Cottages showcases a dish from their new summer menu. Enjoy! Ingredients:  Pork belly – 4oz Garlic, minced – 1tsp Oven-roasted tomato – 3 Pernod – 2oz White wine –…

Duluth Candy Company Grand Opening is Today

DULUTH, Minn-Duluth Candy Company is holding its grand opening today under its new ownership. The popcorn was popping all morning and the shelves were stocked and ready for all the customers excited to return to the business that was forced to close last December.  Those who stopped by were given a sample of the caramel apple pie popcorn as well…