Author: Natalie Noury

CASDA Holds Bowl-A-Thon To Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

SUPERIOR, Wis. — CASDA  held ‘No Time To Spare’ bowl-a-thon at Village Lanes in Superior to raise awareness about domestic violence, and to support the services that help adult and children survivors of it. October is domestic violence awareness month, and the center against sexual and domestic abuse holds multiple events during it to bring attention to the issue of…

Duluth Preservation Alliance Annual Awards Recognize Cities History

DULUTH, Minn. — The West Theater held the 40th Duluth Preservation Alliance Awards this week which help recognize some historical properties in the area and how they have been preserved. Some of these properties have been standing since the 1800’s, and have gone through heavy preservation work. Award recipients include places like the George A. Tomlinson house on Hawthorne Road,…

MEA Weekend Drawing In Crowds

DULUTH, Minn. — MEA weekend comes at the perfect time of year, where students and teachers K-12, get a few extra days off to enjoy the fall. People and families from all over the state travel this weekend, and the preferred destination for many seems to be the North Shore. Crowds gathered on the Lakewalk Friday in Canal Park to…

UMD Soccer Settles from Tie Against Wayne State

The Bulldogs will look for better results Sunday afternoon as they host Augustana.

DULUTH, Minn. — Stange scored the only goal for the UMD soccer team, but their match against Wayne State College would end in a 1-1 tie Friday night at Malosky Stadium. The Bulldogs will look for better results Sunday afternoon as they host Augustana. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Duluth’s Clure Public Maritime Terminal to Receive More International Shipping

DULUTH, Minn. — Thursday, the Port of Duluth-Superior receives about 800 vessels and average of 35 million tons of cargo annually. But port officials made an announcement Thursday that could project these rates increasing, and the impact it’s going to have on surrounding areas. Duluths Clure Public Maritime terminal is expanding its capabilities now as larger volumes of international shipping…

Starbase Receives $25,000 Grant From New Partner

DULUTH, Minn. — Starbase Minnesota-Duluth is excited to receive a $25,000 grant Wednesday from Enbridge Fueling Futures. Starbase is a non profit education organization that specializes in teaching area 5th graders in various branches of science, technology, engineering and math in a hands-on way. Starbase opened up their new state of the art building in September of 2020, and this…

Sun Country Ready For Take Off Come December

DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth International Airport is getting excited as they are closer to launching their Sun Country Airline which offers direct flights to two new and warm destinations starting in December. Sun Country is launching its first direct flights to Fort Myers, Florida and Phoenix, Arizona starting December 17th and running seasonally through April 25th of 2022. The…

Duluth Reminds Public of Snow Emergency Routes With Winter Approaching

DULUTH, Minn. — The snow isn’t here yet, but the cities of Duluth and Superior are in snow-prepping mode right now, and they’re sending out a few reminders for the community to be aware of what to do as the snow begins to fall. A snow emergency is when the city anticipates heavy snowfall to make driving conditions unsafe so…

Duluth Firefighters Take Part in Aerial Arbor Training

Besides one that happened this past July, arborists say they haven’t seen any rescues in twenty years.

DULUTH, Minn. — Members of the Duluth Fire Department went to Portland Square Park on Friday to practice a new kind of Arial training– in trees. An arborist instructor team is teaching firefighters how to prepare for these situations, and how to properly execute them, when the time comes. Besides one that happened this past July, arborists say they haven’t…

Bulldog Country Fair Kicks Off Homecoming Weekend

DULUTH, Minn. — UMD’s kicking off homecoming weekend at the Kirby Student Center with the Bulldog Country Fair. The fair begins a weekend full of activities leading up to the homecoming football game. With food, lawn games and music, organizer say the event brings bulldogs together to celebrate and get excited for kickoff Saturday. “It’s really nice to know that…

Duluth Design Expo Projects Architectural Design Trends

DULUTH, Minn. — The fourth annual Duluth Design Expo took place today at Clyde Iron Works and brought regional and Midwestern designers together to showcase their ideas. Organizers say this event allows different creative minds to come together and express their ideas and creations to one another while being able to network and connect. They also had a guest speaker…

Spooky Halloween Treats At Rocky Mountain Chocolate

DULUTH, Minn. — Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Canal Park is getting in the Halloween spirit with black cat and monster caramel apples, among other creepy characters. They have about 6 different designs for these staple holiday sweets, but also offer a wide variety of other fall treats like pumpkin fudge, pumpkin spice caramels and toffees, and different fall themed…

Senator Klobuchar Positive About Border Opening For Trade With Canada

MINNESOTA — Senator Amy Klobuchar tells us she’s thrilled to see the Canadian border opening back up and says the financial impact goes far beyond tourism. Klobuchar says Canada is the best trading partner in Minnesota, so it’s important to keep communication and relationships open with them to do business. Nationally, about $1.4 billion worth of goods goes back and…

All Things Horror At Zeitgeist Arts Cafe

DULUTH, Minn. — Just in time for spooky season, a horror-themed Facebook group, met for the first time in person at the Zeitgeist Arts Café for an arts and hobby bazaar. The Twin Ports Horror Society bonds over their love for horror genre related topics. They were showcasing and selling their creations, and connecting over their scary interests. An organizer…

13th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk in Carlton

104 people showed up to remember those who passed, and those they left behind.

CARLTON, Minn. — Over 100 people gathered Saturday morning for the 13th annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk in Carlton, to remember those lost to, or touched by suicide, and raise awareness towards prevention as well. The Carlton County Suicide Prevention Task Force has hosted this event for the past 12 years. With this year being the 13th, it has grown…

LSC Integrated Manufacturing Open House

DULUTH, Minn. — Lake Superior College hosted the annual integrated manufacturing open house today at their downtown location. That’s campus offers computerized machines, 3D printers and scanners, robotic welders, and a variety of other high tech equipment, all at affordable costs for students interested. There’s a strong work force demand for machinists, welders and engineers right now, which means this…

Healthcare Workers Terminated for Refusing COVID Vaccine

DULUTH, Minn. — Local hospitals are now losing some of their employees over their vaccine requirements. It’s a small percentage for Essentia Health and St. Luke’s, but both will have to work through some resignations and terminations. Both Essentia and St. Luke’s announced in early August, that they would be requiring the vaccine for all of their employees by October…

UMD Men’s Hockey Opens Season with Win over Wisconsin in Exhibition Game

Bulldogs Carter Loney, Hunter Lellig, Casey Gilling and Jesse Jacques each scored one in the win over the Badgers.

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — The UMD men’s hockey team opened their season with an exhibition game against the University of Wisconsin and defeated them 4-2 on Sunday. Carter Loney, Hunter Lellig, Casey Gilling and Jesse Jacques scored in the exhibition helping the Bulldogs win over the Badgers. UMD gears up for their first official game of the season at Bemidji…

UMD Women’s Soccer Fall to SMSU

Emilia McGiffert scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs in the second half.

DULUTH, Minn. — The UMD women’s soccer team fell to Southwest Minnesota State University on Sunday 2-1 at Molasky Stadium. Emilia McGiffert scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs in the second half. UMD is back in action Friday, October 8th at Bemidji State University at 3 p.m. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Northern Star: Blake Perry

For this weeks segment, we highlight the record-breaking accomplishments of one senior on the UWS Men's Soccer team.

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The sky is the limit for senior Blake Perry of the UWS men’s soccer team as he continues to raise the standards for the yellowjackets. “The boys all love him, there’s no question who they’re trying to follow, he just sets a great example,” Joe Mooney, the UWS Head Coach said. He sets records too, on Friday,…

UWS Men’s Soccer Blows Past Minnesota Morris

Protus Babaya scores 3 for the Yellowjackets for a hat trick, Phillip Eriksen, Nicolai Stokker, Brandon Conklin, and Blake Perry each had one.

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The UWS men’s soccer team dominated the field in Saturday afternoons 7-0 victory over Minnesota Morris at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex. Protus Babaya scores 3 for the Yellowjackets for a hat trick, Phillip Eriksen, Nicolai Stokker, Brandon Conklin, and Blake Perry each had one. The Yellowjackets look to extend this 3 game win-streak against Saint Olaf…

UMD Women’s Hockey Look to Strengthen Special Teams After Loss to Mankato

Lizi Norton and Elizabeth Giguere each score one for the Bulldogs, but Mankato scores 3 on the power play.

MANKATO, Minn. — The UMD women’s hockey team fell to Minnesota State Mankato Saturday afternoon 4-2. Lizi Norton and Elizabeth Giguere each score one for the Bulldogs, but Mankato scores 3 on the power play. UMD is back in action for their home opener October 8th versus the University of Minnesota at AMSOIL arena. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota…

UWS Women’s Soccer Full Speed Ahead in Win Over Minnesota Morris

Niya Wilson scores 4 goals, Annah Schussman and Ava Giswold each add one for the Yellowjackets.

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The UWS women’s soccer team defeated Minnesota Morris 6-1 at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex Saturday afternoon. Niya Wilson scores 4 goals, Annah Schussman and Ava Giswold each add one for the Yellowjackets. They are back in action Friday, October 8th at Northwestern. Categories: College, Sports

UMD Volleyball Shuts Out Mankato at Romano Gym

The Bulldogs will be back in action Saturday as they will host 4th ranked Concordia-St. Paul

DULUTH, Minn. — The UMD volleyball team shut out Minnesota State Mankato 3-0 Friday night at Romano Gym. The Bulldogs will be back in action Saturday as they will host 4th ranked Concordia-St. Paul. Categories: College, Frenzy Spotlight Game, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

UMD Women’s Hockey Opens Season with Road Shutout Over Mankato

Naomi Roagie and Gabby Hughes each score twice as the UMD Bulldogs defeat the Mankato Mavericks 7-0 in their season opener Saturday night

DULUTH, Minn. —  Naomi Rogge and Gabbie Hughes each scored twice as the UMD women’s hockey team defeated Minnesota State Mankato 7-0 in their season opener Friday night. These teams will be back in action on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in Mankato. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Duluth Police: Standoff Suspect Surrenders After Attempted Bank Robbery, Car Theft, Vehicle Pursuit

According to authorities, there were no injuries reported during the call.

DULUTH, Minn.- The 30-year-old male suspect who kept Duluth Police in a standoff for hours in an apartment building on Central Avenue was finally taken into custody after committing multiple crimes, according to authorities. Police say at 8:30 p.m. the man eventually surrendered and was apprehended. He was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries and then the St….

A Day of Orange to Remember a Dark Time in History for Indigenous People

DULUTH, Minn. — A dark part of history that’s rarely talked about is finally having a light shined on it. Back in the 1800’s and 1900’s, indigenous children were taken from their families and forced into boarding schools for what could be described as an “ethnic cleansing”. This happened in both America and in Canada. Many of them suffered severe…