Author: Natalie Noury

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…

Minnesota Wilderness Defends Home Ice with Win Over Kenai River

The Minnesota Wilderness scored three goals in the 3rd period as they defeated Kenai River 5-2 Friday night at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena.

CLOQUET, Minn. — The Minnesota Wilderness scored three goals in the 3rd period as they defeated Kenai River 5-2 Friday night at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena.   Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Northwoods League, Sports

Gun Show Returns to Superior with a Bang

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — The Superior Gun Show makes its return this weekend for two days at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds. Vendors gathered to showcase some of their best items from the early 1900’s to modern day pieces. They say being able to share them with people who are just as passionate as they are makes these types of…

Ammo Shortage Adding Stress This Hunting Season

SUPERIOR, Wic. — It’s prime time of year to go hunting, but a shortage in ammunition is making a normally exciting time of year for those who participate a bit of stressful. Supply shop owners did not think the shortage would be going on for the two years it has. They say it’s due to many different reasons like panic-buying, shipment…

Lake Superior Reserve Debuts New Boat Launch

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — After two years of work, a new boat launch is complete on the Pokegama Bay in Superior. The Lake Superior Reserve held a ribbon cutting ceremony to present the new launch Wednesday where a grant from the Wisconsin Coastal Management program, along with contributions from the Reserve System and City of Superior made this $200,000 upgrade possible….

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Remembered in Vigil

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A vigil was held today by advocates to continue the work to bring awareness to Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, and to promote healing for those who have been affected. Rene Ann Goodrich started her advocacy in 2014 in the Twin Cities, and brought her movement up to the Twin Ports. Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous…

DWP Trail Re-Opens with Better Access for Disabled

DULUTH, Minn. — The city of Duluth is celebrating upgrades to a 10-mile trail that’s now more accessible to people with disabilities. The Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific trail, as it’s known, runs from 63rd Street West to Becks Road. Today the Duluth Parks and Rec Department showed off infrastructure repairs there to make it ADA compliant. There’s a newly graded…

Duluth Still in Search of Sheila St. Clair, Six Years Later

Six years ago, the Duluth Police Department received a missing persons report of 54 year old Sheila St. Clair, today, they are still looking for her.

DULUTH, Minn. — Sheila St. Clair was last seen in the Central Hillside neighborhood in August of 2015, a month later she was reported missing. This case is still active six years later, and the Duluth Police Department along with national advocates are still trying tirelessly to get her home. Across the state of Minnesota, the unknown numbers of missing…

New Affordable Housing Opens on Decker Road

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth’s newest affordable housing development is officially open for tenants. Tuesday, One Roof Community Housing cut the ribbon for Decker Dwellings, on Decker Drive. It’s a three-story building with 42 units including one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Construction started last September, all with a goal of helping addressing the affordable housing crisis in the city of…

Twin Ports Gearing Up for Winter

TWIN PORTS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is estimating the first snowfall in almost a month, and different businesses around the Twin Ports are already shifting gears getting ready for this years winter season. There is a lot to prepare as the seasons and weather start to change, and MnDOT is already on it, switching their focus to be…

Duluth Fall Wedding Show Returns to DECC

DULUTH, Minn.– The Lake Superior Ballroom of the DECC transformed today as Lundeen Productions held its annual Duluth Fall Wedding show. Flower arrangements, wedding and bridesmaid dresses, and plenty of other items were set up today to help brides find ideas and inspiration when planning for their weddings. The expo not only shows couples what they might need, but it…

25th Annual Inline Marathon Rolls Through Northland

DULUTH, Minn.– Close to 2,000 racers of all ages sped down the North Shore Saturday morning for the nations largest Inline Marathon that makes it’s in person return after being held virtually last year. It was a beautiful fall morning to mark the 25th annual North Shore Inline Marathon. “It is just wonderful to finally have a good outdoor event,…

36th Annual Chester Bowl Fall Fest Returns

DULUTH, Minn.– The 36th annual Chester Bowl Fall Fest drew in thousands of people Saturday. The event featured more than 130 local vendors who showcased their handcrafted goods, and provided information and facts about local programs. Chester Bowl also collected donations for their seasonal children’s programs, a large part of their initiative, to provide everyone with equal and affordable opportunities…

Oktoberfest Makes Strong Return to Bayfront Festival Park

DULUTH, Minn.– The Duluth Oktoberfest is in full swing as people slipped on their lederhosen’s, and took in the authentic German culture. The sights and sounds of Bayfront Festival Park took its members to Munich for the day. Barrel rolling, helicopter rides, and an authentic beer hall are few of the many attractions at the fest this weekend, giving people…

Minot State Blanks UMD Women’s Soccer in NSIC Opener

The Bulldogs have a second chance this weekend to come back as they play the University of Mary at home Sunday at noon.

DULUTH, Minn. — The UMD women’s soccer team were not able to defend home turf as the Bulldogs fell to the Beavers 2-0 Friday night at Malosky Stadium. The Bulldogs have a second chance this weekend to come back as they play the University of Mary at home Sunday at noon. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota…