Natalie Froistad

Proctor Middle School Students Host Fundraiser for International Trip

PROCTOR, Minn. – Students from Proctor Middle School are raising money for their London, England trip in October 2018. After submitting personal essays and receiving teacher recommendation letters, students were selected to represent their school and community on this exciting travel adventure. The students will visit historical sites such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and more. As…

The Duluth Experience Adds New Tours for Summer Season

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Active Adventures we went out to the lake with The Duluth Experience. The organization has many news tours this year including a late-night kayak tour, a walking tour of the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Duluth and more. For more information or to schedule a tour head to theduluthexperience.com. Categories: Active Adventures, Community, Features, Links,…

Carving Ribeye Steak with Texas Roadhouse

DULUTH, Minn. -Summer is nearly here and the nice weather has many Northlanders heating up their grills. For this week’s Cooking Connection, FOX 21’s William Seay learned how to carve ribeye steak and got some grilling tips from Texas Roadhouse. Managing Partner Jeff Fort says it’s important to leave the meat on the grill and not disturb it while it’s…

Douglas County Historical Society Opens New Exhibits

DULUTH, Minn. – Summer is a busy time of year and the Douglas County Historical Society has been busy preparing for it. The Executive Director of the Douglas County Historical Society has been busy preparing for the season. First, there is a new exhibit case at the Douglas County Court House that is from the DCHS.  It commemorates the Calvin…

Richard I. Bong Historical Center to Host Free BWCA Trip for Veterans

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This summer, officials with the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center are stepping up to give back to Northland veterans in a big way – through a free trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. They’re doing this to support the many veterans in the region and hope time in the wilderness will help them heal, recover…

Moose Lake Museum Prepares “Shack” for 1918 Fires Dedication

Northland Uncovered: 100 Years Since the Fires of 1918

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – This year marks 100 years since the historic, tragic fire of 1918 that ravaged much of the Northland. The blaze swept the region beginning on Saturday, October 12, 1918. Now, the Moose Lake Depot and Fires of 1918 Museum is preparing to commemorate that anniversary. “It remains the largest natural disaster in Minnesota 100 years later,”…

Gift Ideas for Grads and Dads with Verizon Wireless

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s a busy time of year with graduations taking place and Father’s Day just around the corner. This morning, Verizon Wireless Solutions Specialist Rachel Agurkis stopped by FOX 21 to give some gift ideas. Belkin Wemo Smart Plug Control your lights and appliances right from your smartphone or tablet Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Waterproof speaker that syncs with…

Annual Rummage Sale to Take Over Park Point This Weekend

DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth tradition is continuing this weekend. The Park Point Rummage Sale is taking place Friday, June 8th, and Saturday, June 9. This sale is four miles long on Duluth’s Park Point. There is expected to be about 125 yards of bargains with food available throughout the event. The sales run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m….

June Marks Elder Abuse Awareness Month

SUPERIOR, Wis. – June marks Elder Abuse Awareness Month and a Twin Ports Task Force dedicated to the topic is hoping to get more of the public involved in stopping it. Today, Monday, June 4, a Mayoral Proclamation, featuring both Superior Mayor Jim Paines and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson took place in the Northwest Community Services Agency Senior Center at…

Duluth Library Summer Reading Program Starts Today

DULUTH, Minn. – The summer reading program at the Duluth Public Library is beginning today. Kids and teens can log reading time to earn small prizes and a free book of their choice at the 20-hour mark. They may also be entered into grand prize drawings for Barnes & Noble or Visa gift cards. Participating adults will be entered into…

Professional Hockey Players to Coach Young Athletes at Annual Camp

Twin Ports Pro Development Camp is Back for Third Year

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Some local students are going to be coached by the pros this summer as they strap on their skates for another year of the Twin Ports Pro Development Camp. The camp was co-founded by professional hockey players and Northland natives Brett Olson and Mike Sislo. “I’m just excited to get on the ice with the kids. I…

St. Luke’s Hospital Supports Cancer Patients and Survivors with Lecture Series

Cancer Survivorship: Managing Legal and Financial Aspects of Cancer

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Luke’s Hospital is working to educate cancer patients about managing the legal and financial aspects of cancer. This morning, Manager of the Regional Cancer Center at St. Luke’s, Stacy Sandberg stopped by FOX 21 to give details of the lecture. It’s happening Tuesday, June 12 at Marshall School and the deadline to register is Tuesday, June…

Duluth Hosts First Paddlers and Rowers Week

DULUTH, Minn. – With seemingly endless fresh water available throughout the state of Minnesota, several Northlanders are passionate about human-powered watercraft sports. This morning we learned more about the newly established Paddlers and Rowers Week. It’s all to celebrate human-powered watercraft. The fun starts on Saturday, June 2 with a “learn to row” event. On Sunday, June 3 there will…

Lake Superior College Offers Free Education Camps

Summer Camps and Academies Run Throughout June

DULUTH, Minn. – The school year may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean learning has to stop. Lake Superior College is once again helping with that this summer. This morning, Kirsten Bowman, the Assistant to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, stopped by FOX 21 to discuss the free Career Exploration Academies and Camps for…

Wisconsin Students Grow Spinach in High Tunnel Greenhouse

UW-Extension Offers Opportunity For Learning and Job Experience

WASHBURN, Wis. – For the past two years, the UW-Extension has been working with Washburn High School to see how high tunnel to see how high tunnel greenhouses can help with growing produce all year. “I’ve learned that spinach is pretty hearty,” said ninth-grade student Seth Johnson, “we’ve been testing different heats, different soils, to see what makes it grow…

Oat Groat Risotto and Ramp Pesto

Cooking Connection: At Sara's Table Chester Creek Cafe

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Cooking Connection we were back in the kitchen with At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Cafe. The restaurant hosts a locally-sourced, from scratch kitchen. This week we made risotto with pesto and steak and mushrooms. The restaurant is located at 1902 E 8th St, Duluth, MN 55812. For more information head to www.astccc.net. Pesto 1…

Local Authors, Characters, to Read to Kids to Encourage Educational Success

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend Northland children will get to hear from local authors and characters as part of a “Super Sweet Story Time.” This is a day-long reading event hosted by A Sweet Event and Legacy Toys. According to the owner of A Sweet Event, Peter Cpin, reading is the single most significant factor to influence a child’s early…

Duluth City Council President to Step Down

Elissa Hansen Made the Announcement at Tuesday's Council Meeting

DULUTH, Minn. – There’s going to be a changeup at the Duluth City Council as the current President, Elissa Hansen, announced she’ll be stepping down next month. Hansen became emotional when breaking the news at the end of the council meeting Tuesday night. She said she was offered and accepted the position of President and CEO of The Northspan Group….

Professional Hockey Players to Host Development Camp for Young Athletes

Twin Ports Pro Development Camp Starts June 25

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Young hockey players in the Northland will once again get the chance to skate with and learn from professional hockey players. The Third Annual Twin Ports Pro Development Camp is coming up June 25-29 and online registration is now open. The camp is for boys and girls playing at the peewee, bantam and high school level at…

Northland Uncovered: Shipping History in the Twin Ports

A look at the Start of Shipping in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s hard to imagine Duluth and Superior without shipping, but at one time we didn’t have the Aerial Lift Bridge with thousand foot ships moving underneath. “Really the history of the Port of Duluth-Superior is reflective of the history of this whole region,” explained Adele Yorde, the Public Relations Director for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. Ships…

Local Businesses to be Featured at Duluth Made Pop-up Market

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, you’ll have the chance to find a locally-made treasure at an annual pop-up market in Duluth. The Duluth Made Pop-up Market will be Sunday, May 27th at Evolve Duluth from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. List of vendors: Pretty Gritty DU Stuff Wilderness Wellness Chiropractic Atelier and Stone Clover + Cotton Harmonic Goods Crave by…

Fast-Paced Fitness with Destination Fitness

Active Adventures: Destination Fitness

DULUTH, Minn. –  Destination Fitness is a one-stop shop for fitness. The workouts can be done at home, in the office, outdoors or the studio. Destination Fitness offers programs for all ages and fitness levels. If you would like more information call (218) 260-6562. For more information head to www.destinationfitnessmn.com. Destination Fitness is located at 4966 Rice Lake Road, Duluth,…

“Our Town” to Open at NorShor Theatre Tonight

Play Follows Lives of Residents in Small-Town America

DULUTH, Minn. – The latest production put on by the Duluth Playhouse is opening Thursday evening at the NorShor Theatre. The director of “Our Town”, Sean Byrd, stopped by FOX 21 to discuss the play. It was written by Thornton Wilder and follows the lives of residents in small-town America. The plot takes the audience through ups and downs in…

Foraged Spring Greens and Fresh Pasta

Cooking Connection: At Sara's Table Chester Creek Cafe

DULUTH, Minn. – Greens are beginning to pop up as Spring makes an appearance in the Northland. For this week’s Cooking Connection we took advantage of the fresh veggies for a dish with Jillian Forte, the Executive Chef and General Manager of At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Cafe. The restaurant is located at 1902 E 8th St, Duluth, MN 55812….

Animals to Fill Lakewalk Wednesday for New Pet Walk

Bus Bike Walk Duluth Adds Event for Pets

DULUTH, Minn. – This month the Zeitgeist Community is celebrating Bus Bike Walk Duluth and they’re hoping you and your pets get involved. As part of the month-long event, the group is hosting Bark Bike Walk on Wednesday, May 23. They will be walking with their dogs along the Lakewalk to encourage community interaction and activity. The group will start…