Author: Reece Lindquist

Fundraiser Held for Local Golf Courses

A fundraiser was held earlier today to help Duluth public golf courses.

DULUTH, Minn.-A fundraiser was held earlier today to help Duluth public golf courses. The event, sponsored by the Friends of Duluth Public Golf, aims to raise funds to help offset costs the golf courses faces. A recent comprehensive study indicated that the courses operate with at a debt of about $2.4 million in recent years. This debt has lead the…

Duluth Pizza Place Giving Back

DULUTH, Minn.-A West Duluth pizza joint is saying “thank you” to our local heroes. Throughout the month of August, Lee’s Pizza on the 2000 block of West Superior Street, is offering all police, fire, EMS and hospital employees 50 percent off their orders. The manager at Lee’s Pizza says it’s a great way to give back to members of the…

Local Animal Celebrities Get Special Send-Off

DULUTH, MN- “It’s pretty crazy because this is not what we do professionally,” Biscuit and Gravy Promotions, Sheila Wixo says. She and her husband, Darrin Wixo are heading to the 30th annual Ox Cart Days parade on Saturday in Crookston, Minnesota. They aren’t going alone. “They know log splitters, they know the sound of tractors and stuff going by them….

Community Members Honored For Library Contributions

DULUTH, MN – Members of the Duluth Community were honored for their contributions to the Duluth Library Foundation at the Olga Memorial Award Ceremony at the Depot. The city funds most of the library’s needs, but doesn’t fund some of their programs and other activities. Some of those include different children’s reading programs, and concerts on the plaza. Each was…

UMD Staff and Students Gear Up for Welcome Week

DULUTH, MN- Welcome week will be looking a little different this year. With program reorganization, the duties of the week now are on the shoulders of four members of the student life division and other members of the kirby student center. This group has added more projects and activities allowing the freshmen to experience all Duluth has to offer. They…

Landless Farmers Looking for Permanent Home

WRIGHT, Minn. – A unique farm has set up shop west of Prairie Lake in Wright, Minnesota. What makes this farm so special is that its business has traveled all over the Carlton County area. “I just fell in love with it. Love growing food for people. Love the community that we’ve built around growing them their food,” CSA Farmer,…

Vandals Strike Two Harbors Golf Course

Two Harbors, MN – The Lakeview National Golf Course received damage to two greens, a bunker and six golf carts are now out of commission. There are no estimates on the costs of the damages. Although the greens will take awhile to repair, managers say the golf cars received significant damage affecting their suspension. “Most of them look like the…

Unique Farm Sets Up In Carlton County

WRIGHT, MN – A unique farm has set up shop west of Prairie Lake in Wright. What makes this farm so special is that its business has traveled all over Carlton County. Heather-Marie Bloom, is the founder of Rising Phoenix Community Farm, which is a community supported agriculture farm she started back in 2011. From there, she and her father…

Local Farmers Reflect on Slow Season

SUPERIOR, WI – On Wednesday afternoon, the Superior Business Improvement District hosted their weekly farmers market. It’s been a rough season for the farmers due to the wild spring and summer weather. One farmer says, his “catch” or production rate was hit pretty hard. “This year I think I only got a forty percent catch and I attribute that because…

Additions, Improvements Planned for Sections of Road in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has several projects planned for the summer of 2020. One of them involves adding traffic lights to the intersection of tower avenue and north 61st street. Studies done by the Metropolitan Interstate Council, and analysis done by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, concluded that traffic lights were needed at this intersection due to…

Psychiatrists: Mass Shootings Have Psychological Impact on Children of All Ages

SUPERIOR, Wis.-Northland psychiatrists are speaking out about the recent string of mass shootings and its effect on children. They say that parents should be pro-active in their approach and not avoid talking about, and even though those conversations can be tough, they are necessary. “Open it up to a dialogue and see where they are at,” said Margaret Saracino, a…

Crews Finishing Fairlawn Mansion Roof Makeover

SUPERIOR, WI – Crews began replacing the roof of the mansion in Mid-June. They are now putting the finishing touches on the tower, along with doing other maintenance. It’s been 30 years since major work was last done on the roof. Along with fixing the wear and tear, the new look will better represent the past look of the mansion….

Duluth’s Art Community Gears up for Annual Art Supply Drive

DULUTH, Minn.-Students aren’t the only ones headed back to school. As teachers get ready for the upcoming school year, the art faculty must prepare how they will divide their curriculum. Art supplies get more and more expensive through the grade levels, and sometimes teachers have to dip in their own pockets. So the Downtown Duluth Arts Collective along with Art…

St. Scholastica Welcomes New President

DULUTH, Minn.-The College of Saint Scholastica welcomed their newest Saint Monday morning. Dr. Barbara McDonald officially had her first day as President of the college. During a welcome ceremony, she was able to meet students and faculty who say she’s exactly what they school needs. “She brings a lot of experience with first generation students, which is a large portion…

Hayward Wilderness Zoo for Sale

HAYWARD, Wis.-The 35 acre Wild Wilderness Zoo located south of Hayward is celebrating 50 years in business. Now, however, the owners are ready to move on. With the future of the zoo, its animals and all of its attractions up in the air- the current owners are hoping that whoever purchases the land will keep the zoo going. “If we…

5th Annual Billings Park Days Kicks off Friday.

SUPERIOR, WI – Friday marks the start of the 5th annual Billings Park Days in Superior. With a car show, craft vendors, music and a kids carnival there’s a little something for everyone. Organizers say, it’s all about bringing people together. “We like to get the community together. It’s just fun to have everybody get together and have a good…

Fox 21 Goes to Summer Camp

Sam Ali and Alexandra Burnley stopped by UWS in Superior for the Little Yellow Jackets Summer Camp. The educational summer camp is wrapping up their eight week adventure. The kids were able to learn about how the sports and news departments work. Counselors say, planning different activities like this allows the kids to learn about the different opportunities they have…

Legion Act fills Eligibility dates, Allows all Veterans to join American Legion

Earlier this week, Congress passed a bipartisan bill called the “Legion” Act which would allow all veterans to join the American Legion. Before, vets who weren’t involved in hostile conflicts like the cold war, were not eligible to join. “Now we really get to say, come join us. Come join the community that we provide. Come take advantage of our…

Kwik Trip Hosts Job Fair in Proctor

Proctor, MN – Kwik Trip hosted a job fair Tuesday afternoon at the Blackwoods in Proctor. It’s in preparation for their new store opening on Boundary Avenue. That location is the first in Proctor area, and one of 21 in the Twin Ports. “Turnout’s been phenomenal. We’ve had a lot of people every day. We’re hiring part-time, full-time and leadership…