Author: Natalie Noury

Sun Country Airlines Officially Takes Off

DULUTH, Minn. — Travelers celebrated with the Duluth International Airport Friday as they held a ceremony, introducing Sun Country’s new flight service. Sun Country Airlines officially opened at the Duluth International Airport, offering direct flights from Duluth to Phoenix, or Fort Myers. This is the first time the airline has been offered in Duluth, giving people the chance to escape…

Duluth Officials: Mask Mandates Don’t Look To Make a Comeback

DULUTH, Minn. — As the Omicron variant and others continue to threaten the US including the Northland, people are starting to wonder if mask mandates will make a return. Multiple states have already re-instated their indoor mask mandates like California and New York, but with cases rising, and Minnesota seeing a larger surge of the virus, the question lingers of…

Warm Spell Causing Winter Activities to Wait

DULUTH, Minn. — As the Northland continues to experience warmer temperatures, it’s causing a few roadblocks for those who enjoy the winter activities. Minnesotans find plenty of things to keep them busy through the winter, but with the melting going on, it’s made it a bit difficult to do their favorite things like skiing or snowmobiling. “You know its Minnesota,…

New Kenwood Plaza Building Proposal

DULUTH, Minn. — The potential for a new building to go up in Duluth’s Kenwood Plaza is just a day away from being decided. The developer wants to build a 1,200 square foot retail or office building and potentially a new restaurant. The planning commission will meet tomorrow at five to decide if the proposal is a go. The commissions…

Voyager Bus Company Christmas Choir Sings for the Community

DULUTH, Minn. — Employees of the Voyager Bus Company have come together for years as a Christmas choir, traveling to different health and care facilities around Duluth to sing and spread the holiday spirit. On Sunday, they jingled all the way to 4 different facilities, and residents and staff helped sing along. Office staff, bus drivers, and family of employees…

2nd Annual Wild Santa Run Takes Place At Wild State Cider

Over 400 runners came out and dressed up to participate in the race and festivities.

DULUTH, Minn. — The Santa clauses came to town Saturday, or Wild State Cider, for the 2nd annual Wild Santa Run, which had over 400 racers to help ring in the holiday. The weather was perfect for Wild State Cider to bring their Santa run back to Lincoln Park just weeks before Christmas. “I love it, I had seen this…

Duluth Fire Dept. Set to Break All-Time Record for Yearly 911 Calls

This year, the fire department reports 13,930 calls so far and expect to hit 14,000 by the end of 2021, which would be the highest yearly total in history.

DULUTH, Minn. — The number of 911 calls coming to the Duluth Fire Department is set to hit an all-time record high. This year, the fire department reports 13,930 calls so far and expects to hit 14,000 by the end of 2021, which would be the highest yearly total in history. Members of the fire department say they were worried…

Bailey Builds Hosts First-Ever Pop Up Shop in Their Workshop

Owners Anna and Nathanael Bailey opened the garage doors at North 56th Ave W, and revealed the tools they use to create their iconic art.

DULUTH, Minn. — People got a rare inside look into all the crafting magic that happens at Bailey Builds workshop in West Duluth Saturday. Owners Anna and Nathanael Bailey opened the garage doors at North 56th Ave W, and revealed the tools they use to create their iconic art. This is the first time they have held a pop-up sale…

Woman Found Shot Dead in Kalevala Twp. Home, Husband Arrested

Her husband, 65 year old Raymond Arthur Julian, was arrested and is being held at the Carlton County Jail for 2nd degree murder charges.

CARLTON, Minn. — A 62-year-old woman was found dead in her home in Carlton from an apparent gunshot wound, and her 65-year-old husband was arrested in connection to it. According to a spokesperson with the Carlton County Sherriff’s Office, a welfare check call came through Carlton County 911 Dispatch on December 10 at 2:35 PM, to check on two individuals…

Counterfeit Pills Posing New Threat in Northland

DULUTH, Minn. — So far in 2021, 30 people have died from overdoses in Duluth but according to the police department, 2 of those deaths are overdoses from counterfeit Percocet 30’s. These counterfeit pills contain fentanyl, which is more powerful than actual Percocet pills. Officials say it is a deadly drug and hard to tell apart from real pills, but…

Duluth Winter Village Ends On a High Note

The Duluth Winter Village saw more than 20,000 people on their first day alone, where the sales and income for vendors exceeded expectations.

DULUTH, Minn. — It was a snowy final day of the Winter Village behind the DECC, and after record-braking numbers on Saturday, it was obvious Sunday that the event was a success. The Duluth Winter Village saw more than 20,000 people on their first day alone, where the sales and income for vendors exceeded expectations. The relocation to the DECC…

US Ski and Snowboard Super Tour Takes Place at Spirit Mountain

DULUTH, Minn. — The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Super Tour presented by the National Nordic Ski Foundation, wrapped up at Spirit Mountain on Sunday. After Saturday’s perfect conditions for the sprinting events, Sunday brought about some different weather, which didn’t stop the races from going on, as this group has their sights set on Beijing. This weekend is the first…

Julebyen Christmas Festival Brings Scandinavian Culture, Fun to North Shore

KNIFE RIVER, Minn. — An idea brought back to the Northland by a family from Norway started this Christmas Festival Called the Julebyen Christmas market. But not only does this fest help celebrate the holidays, but it also helps give back to the community of Knife River. Since 2012, this has proven to be the largest fundraising event of the…

Winter Village Debuts Behind The DECC

DULTUH, Minn. — Despite the cold, Duluth’s Winter Village’s new spot behind the DECC attracted thousands for opening day. The new location featured water-front views and a yule hall and ice skating rink inside the DECC”s old rink. More than 40 local vendors came from all over the Northland and were excited to share everything from apparel and art to…

Departments of Transportation Gearing up for First Measurable Snowfall

TWO HARBORS, Minn. — The roads aren’t bad yet, but they might be this weekend, and the Lake County Highway Department has their plows ready to go as they await the first measurable snowfall this winter season. Preparations began months ago, but the snow hasn’t been as consistent this year making it hard to make an official plan but its…

Directors of Local Attractions Plunge into Lake Superior to Show Thanks

DULUTH, Minn. — The CEO the Lake Superior Zoo and the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Aquarium both took a dive into Lake Superior today to celebrate surpassing their fundraising goals for the annual Minnesota ‘Give to the Max’ Campaign. The CEO’s say this plunge helps show their appreciation for the donors who opened their wallets back on November…

Vaccine Clinic for 5-11 Year Old’s Coming To Proctor

PROCTOR, Minn. — Proctor public schools is partnering with St. Luke’s to offer additional opportunities for kids in the 5 to 11 age group to get vaccinated. There will be three separate clinics open to anyone wanting to receive a vaccine at the St. Luke’s event center in Proctor to accommodate those receiving the first and second shot. The staff of…

CSS Reveals Major Fundraising Accomplishment with Annual Lighting Ceremony

DULUTH, Minn. — The College of Saint Scholastica held its 26th annual lighting ceremony Tuesday evening which was followed by the president’s holiday reception, where a major fundraising announcement was made. CSS held their annual advent vespers service, and lighting tradition ceremony Tuesday evening. Crowds showed up to listen to President Barbara McDonald speak along with Christmas carols sung by…

Pure Hockey Takes Over Duluth Hockey Company

DULUTH, Minn. — On august 23rd, the Duluth Hockey Company on Maple Grove Road closed its doors, and opened as Pure Hockey the next day. And even though the name has changed, the services have not. Pure Hockey will sell the same gear as before, also skate fittings and repairs as well as skate sharpening’s. But after wanting to expand…

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center Brings Holiday Activities Back

DULUTH, Minn. — Some opportunities for people to get into the holiday spirit are coming up through the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning center. These holiday activities allow families to get out and make memories while helping support the environmental learning center. Starting Monday, a four year long tradition at Glensheen Mansion continued as wreath making is going on through Thursday,…

How to Prevent Package Thieves During The Holiday Season

DULUTH, Minn.  — Tis the season for front porch theft. The Duluth Police Department is reminding those buying gifts, how to prevent their purchases from being stolen. Shopping online has become more popular over the years especially with online and delivery services making it so easy, but the amount of packages that get swiped from peoples doors leave many upset….

UMD Men’s Hockey Sweeps Weekend Series vs. Alaska Fairbanks

It would be the captain, Noah Cates who scored the game winning goal to get the Bulldogs the victory.

DULUTH, Minn. — The UMD men’s hockey team swept the weekend series vs Alaska Fairbanks at AMSOIL Arena Saturday night in an overtime victory 1-0. It would be the captain, Noah Cates who scored the game winning goal to get the Bulldogs the victory. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Midday Update 11-26-21

Join FOX 21’s Natalie Noury and Meteorologist Ken Slama for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, November 26, 2021. Categories: News, News – Latest News Tags: Ken Slama, midday update, Natalie Noury, News, weather

Morning Update 11-26-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 26, 2021

Join FOX 21’s Natalie Noury and Meteorologist Ken Slama for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, November 26, 2021. Categories: News, News – Latest News Tags: Ken Slama, morning update, Natalie Noury, News, weather

Richard I Bong Center Holds Thanksgiving For Veterans

SUPERIOR, Wis. — Veterans are among those who deserve to be recognized especially during the holidays, and the Richard I Bong Center in Superior did what they could to give back Thursday. Multiple generous donations from community members and local businesses made this feast possible for for veterans, active military members, and their families. This is the fourth year they’ve…

Midday Update 11-25-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 25, 2021

Join FOX 21’s Natalie Noury and Meteorologist Rusty Mehlberg for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, November 25, 2021. Categories: Minnesota, News, News – Latest News, Wisconsin Tags: midday update, Natalie Noury, News, Rusty Mehlberg, Thanksgiving, weather

Morning Update 11-25-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 25, 2021

Join FOX 21’s Natalie Noury and Meteorologist Rusty Mehlberg for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, November 25, 2021. Categories: Minnesota, News, News – Latest News, Wisconsin Tags: morning update, Natalie Noury, News, Rusty Mehlberg, Thanksgiving, weather