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Some say this was one of the worst Winter storms they've seen in years.
DULUTH, Minn.- With the first big snowfall under their belts, Northlanders respond to the week’s Winter storm in the only ways they know how. Categories: News, News – Latest News
Walt Moss Shares Passion for Custom Vehicles
LAKE NEBAGAMON, Wis. – A Wisconsin man is known around his small town for his custom creations. They’re vehicles not seen before, because they’re creations Walt Moss has come up with himself. Moss is the owner of Walt Moss Trucking, Inc., but his obsession with going fast started many years ago. “Probably when I was about 12 years old when…
San Antonio Will Pay the Company 6.5 Million Dollars for 43 New Boats
Lake Assault Boats LLC in Superior is looking to hire around 14 people, after signing a multi-million dollar contract with the city of San Antonio Texas.
The Clinical Trials Help Find New Ways to Prevent, Detect, and Treat Medical Conditions
The Essentia Institute of Rural Health has been working to develop future patient care through clinical trials.
$14.7 Million Expansion is Complete and the Building is in Business
The Fond Du Lac Human services held their Dedication Ceremony today after the 14.7 million dollar expansion of the Center for American Indian Resources Building.
Pavilion to Be Used for Many Different Sports
The city of Grand Rapids is getting a multi-use outdoor pavilion for activites ranging from ice hockey, to pickle ball.
The New Owners Hope to Bring Jobs Back to the Iron Range
Magnetation had closed down its plants, and had been under bankruptcy protection for 19 months, before making the decision to sell the rest of its assets to ERP Iron Ore LLC.
It's a Move to Maximize the Members' Passes
People who have passes to the YMCA in the Duluth area can now use that same pass to go to the YMCA in Douglas County and vice versa.
350 Bikes Have Been Purchased to Give to Children
Bob Rogers has been donating bikes to the local Salvation Army for eight years.
Local Businesses Also Release Statemetns Regarding the Pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux tribal members, and people from across the country have been protesting the location of the pipeline for months, but now many are celebrating what they call a small victory.
The Restaurant is in the Maurices Building
Duluth finally has a Pita Pit in Town.
22,000 Homes Are Being Powered By the Trees
Trees in Duluth lost branches, tops, and some were even left ripped completely out at the roots, after a heavy rainstorm in July.
Every Two Seconds Someone Needs Blood
People across the Northland are donating blood to help save lives.
Internet Competition is the Main Reason the Business is Closing
After 21 years of Business, a locally owned party store is closing its doors.
Representatives Say This Year's Tour is 'Bigger and Better'
Glensheen’s Christmas tours started on Friday, and with close to 2,000 people visiting the historic mansion over the thanksgiving weekend, the opening was successful.
Businesses Across the Northland Have Deals On-line
It’s Cyber Monday and people are continuing their holiday shopping.
Ski Trails Need 9 to 12 More Inches of Snow
The snowstorm the Northland experienced earlier this month, didn’t leave enough snow for most of the cross country skiing trails in Duluth.
It's a National Day Celebrating Local Businesses
Communities across the Northland, are inviting people to consider doing their holiday shopping at local stores.
In this week’s Great Outdoors, we take you to Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center for wreath making.
Seasonal dish available again at Burrito Union
Duluthians can enjoy the Thanksgiving Burrito through the end of November at Burrito Union.
Angels will return for 2017 air show
The Blue Angels will perform at the 2017 Duluth Air Show and stopped in town for a pre-show visit
Grand Rapids Sees More than 14 Inches of Snow.
A snowy white birthday wasn’t what Racheal Jenks, a resident of Grand Rapids Minnesota, wanted, but the first snow storm of the season is what she got.
What happens after someone is saved with the overdose reversal?
An overdose antidote called a “miracle drug,” Naloxone has saved countless lives this year alone in the Northland but many continue to die from addiction to opioids.
Duluthian Raises Awareness for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
Northlanders are raising awareness for World Pancreatic Cancer Day.
It's a Program That Has Been Going On for 15 Years
Northlanders had the chance to have Lunch with the History People.
Holiday Travel Projected to Go Up This Year
Gas Prices have made it below the dollar ninety per gallon range in the Northland, in time for the holiday season.
Small Business Saturday is on November 26th
Thanksgiving is only a week away, and it’ll be no time before Christmas is upon us. Many people plan on shopping local for holiday gifts, and small businesses in the Northland are ready.
Overdose Antidote Keeping People Alive
St. Louis County First Responders are now carrying a drug that saves people from fatal opioid overdoses, giving them a second chance at life.
Bob's Bike Drive Started Eight Years Ago; Over 1,000 Bikes Have Since Been Donated
Thanksgiving Day is just a week away, but that didn’t stop Northlanders from flocking to Marine General in Duluth for lunch on Wednesday.
Cell Slip is a Pouch That Blocks Your Cell Signal
Distracted driving has made headlines in recent years as a leading cause of traffic accidents and traffic deaths.
Toward Zero Deaths is a Program Set Up to Tackle Traffic Fatalities
Hundreds of people are killed each year in crashes on Minnesota roadways. That’s why experts are looking for solutions to bring this number down at a special conference in Duluth this week.
The Choices and Sacrifices a Refugee Makes In Their Journey for Asylum
There are millions of refugees fleeing persecution all across the world, many of them from Syria, Afghanistan, or Somalia.
Bob Dylan fans could celebrate his contributions to film
Duluth Dylan fans celebrate the artist’s contributions to film.
Jonathan Marchiori becomes newest member of Superior Police Department
Jonathan Marchiori is the newest member of the Superior Police Department after being sworn in today.
Second annual conference trains practitioners in mental health treatment
Conference brings forth discussion on mental health care being provided by primary care providers
Supermoon happening tonight
The moon will appear its largest since 1948. It’s expected to look 14% bigger and 30% brighter.
They're Tired of Doing the Same Old Workouts
This record-breaking warmth has many Northlanders talking, especially those who love the winter sports.
The Need for Gratitude for Those in Service
With Veterans Day at the end of this week, one group at the University of Wisconsin-Superior is kicking off the week in a unique way.
Limited Quanties, Expecting to Sell Out
Thanksgiving is coming up very quickly. And for those that want a fresh turkey for the holiday, one meat shop says get your order in now.
17 Restaurants are Participating
Local Eateries are joining forces to invite people to Eat Downtown.
1260 Pounds Of Trash Collected From Lincoln Park
A truck load of household garbage was dumped in Lincoln Park, but this isn’t an isolated incident.
The Local Bakery in Virginia Has Been Around for More Than 50 Years
Many bags of candy will be collected by kids in the Northland Monday night, but what happens once all the sugar is eaten up in a matter of days?
Local Church Donated $1,500 For The Kits
Duluth Police are now able to save even more lives with the overdose reversal drug Narcan.
Victor Barnard Operated a Cult for More than 10 Years
A cult leader in Minnesota who sexually assaulted and raped underage girls, is sentenced to prison. Victor Barnard operated a religious cult for more than a decade, and had faithful followers who gave him their love, trust, admiration, and even their children.
Not an Extraordinary Fall, Just Trying to Be More Convenient
As leaves continue to fall from the trees, Northlanders are getting more help to get rid of the bags and bags of yard waste that are piling up.
The Grand Rapids Airport could become home to an aircraft parts company, ACC Manufacturing, a daughter company of One Aviation, after the IRRRB agreed to support the business in the form of a one and a half million dollar loan.
A small town cafe in Barronett, Wis.
The Red Brick Cafe in Barronett has become a hometown staple of Northwestern Wisconsin.
14 Restaurants Participating in the Area
The Superior and Douglas County Chamber Restaurant Week kicks off on Sunday.
The Fundraiser Has Raised Over a Million Dollars to Date
The rotary club of Duluth 25 is celebrating the 31st annual Rotary rose Day.