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Jack’s & Jill’s Descend On Hayward’s Lumberjack World Championship

Yo-Ho! Get Your Family On Over To Hayward For This International Championship!

HAYWARD, Wisc. — The Lumberjack World Championship is back again July 19-21, 2018! The International competition showcases sawing, chopping, speed climbing, log rolling, boom-running and more! It’s great family fun! Yo-Ho! To purchase your 3 day pass or individual daily tickets click here: Lumberjack World Championships Tickets EVENT SCHEDULE: Thursday, July 19, 2018 8:00am Amateur Logrolling (Open to the public –…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Lucky Brisket BBQ

If Your Mouth Isn't Watering Yet, It Will When You Taste The Original BBQ Brisket Sauces & Rubs!

BLAINE, Minn. — You can smell the barbecue born from competition as it rolled into the Northland for the South St. Louis County Fair!  It’s the middle of summer and people crave good weather, festivals and food! In this weeks knowing your neighbor’s Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes you to Lucky Brisket BBQ’s food truck! “Brisket! My lucky brisket!” shouted…

Active Adventures: Minnesota Whitewater Rafting

Adrenaline Rush On The St. Louis River Whitewater Rafting With Meteorologist Brittney Merlot

SCANLON, Minn. — With the recent heavy rainfall across the Northland, the river levels are high and the water is rushing! This makes for a perfect wild whitewater rafting experience! Join Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for this week’s Active Adventures at Minnesota Whitewater Rafting in Scanlon, as she takes us head first into the rapids! LOCATION: 3214 River Gate Ave, Cloquet, MN 55720…

Cooking Connection: S.S. Submarine Sandwich

Featuring the New Corktown Deli & Brews

DULUTH, Minn. — Cooking Connection with Corktown Deli & Brews. Sink your teeth into the S.S. SUBMARINE SUB SANDWICH! RECIPE: Smoked salmon spread, brined onions, capers, dressed greens on a crusty baguette. LOCATION: Corktown is located in the Lincoln Park District at 1906 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55806. HOURS: Sun – Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm

Putt Putt Railcars Chug Into Duluth!

Jump In! The Old Railcars Are Back For Recreation!

DULUTH, Minn. — The North American Railcar Operator’s Association chugged into Duluth Monday morning! The little putt putt’s ride along the railways and travel across the United States and Canada. “Remember the hand pump that today’s generation would see in a cartoon’s, this is the successor to those.” explained Hal Johnson, a member of the North American Rail Car Operator’s…

Heavy Rains and Flooding Causes the North Shore Scenic Railroad to Washout, Trains Are Not Affected

Storms Triggered Flash Flood Warnings Sunday Night In Knife River

KNIFE RIVER, Minn.– Strong storms dampened the Northland Sunday evening as heavy rain poured down on the North Shore. Flash flood warnings were issued as 3.6″ of rain accumulated quickly as storms trained over the same area, over and over again. Rivers rose and culverts filled, with some giving way. Meteorologist Brittney Merlot found the North Shore Scenic Railway was…

Active Adventures: Safely Lighting Fireworks

KG Fireworks Warehouse on the South Range Offers Safety Classes

SOUTH RANGE, Wisc. — KG Fireworks Warehouse teaches us how to safely light fireworks in this weeks active adventures. From a slow burn safety fuse to home made quick and easy stands, to help make your fireworks experience a safe and memorable one. Join Meteorologist Brittney Merlot and Owner Jason Detherage of KG Fireworks for tips. Safety classes are also…

Cooking Connection: Corktown Deli & Brews

Roast Beef Knuckle Sandwich

DULUTH, Minn. — The new Corktown Deli & Brews restaurant opened up just over 3 weeks ago and head Cheif Conner Maki says, “Business has been booming!” In the video above, we cook up a roast beef sandwich called the “Knuckle Sandwich”! RECIPE: Roast beef, white cheddar, romaine, brined onions, pickled jalapeños, roasted red pepper, ramp vinegar, spicy mustard, horsey…

Knowing Your Neighbors: KG Fireworks

South Range Fireworks, Safety Classes and $1,000 Fireworks Giveaway!

SOUTH RANGE, Wis. — In this weeks knowing your neighbors Brittney Merlot takes us to the South Range to ignite your adrenaline at KG fireworks warehouse. KG is a must stop for firework fans as you drive down HWY 2 in Wisconsin. It’s been open for 7 years with some of the biggest selections of fireworks in the area. Stock…

Active Adventures: Stand-up Paddleboarding

Summertime Active Adventures on Lake Superior With Day Tripper Of Duluth

DULUTH, Min. — In this weeks active adventures Meteorologist Brittney Merlot tries stand-up paddleboarding with Day Tripper of Duluth Jake Boyce. Enjoy the video above for more information on this sport! If you would like to book a trip with Day Tripper of Duluth, just click the link. They also offer … KAYAK ICEBERG KAYAK BIKE SHUTTLE BIKE – MOUNTAIN…

Barnum Cleans Up After Damaging Winds Knock Down Trees

Strong Severe Thunderstorms Thursday Evening Tore Through Minnesota Leaving Destruction In It's Path.

BARNUM, Minn – Thursday severe thunderstorms tore through the town of Barnum. Over 60 mph winds blew down trees onto homes, businesses and even the Carlton County Fairgrounds was damaged. “We just braced ourselves because you know by that point you can’t even get to a building.” explained storm victim Jim Lunda of Barnum. “They claimed we had 70mph winds. It…

Aeronautics Camp Aimed To Spark Interest For Women In STEM

UWS Superior Hosted A Camp Touring Cirrus & AAR

Duluth, Minn. — UW–Superior hosted a special camp for high school girls designed to peak interest for women to find careers in aviation. “I see a lot of youth going to IT and that sort of thing and I think aviation is kind of getting overlooked!” explained the AAR Supervisor Larry Libra. The group of girls toured cirrus and AAR,…

Duluth Playhouse Summer Camp Takes The Stage At NorShor Theatre

A Week Long Camp For Kids, Ends In A Play At The NorShor Theatre On Friday

Duluth, Minn. — The NorShor Theatre has a few up and coming kiddos taking over the stage this week! The Duluth Playhouse Summer Camp is teaching youngsters how to perform in a play. By engaging them in team building games, rehearsing their scripts and seeing what it takes to be center stage! After the week is over, they will put on…

Rhubarb Festival Kicks Off Saturday

Eat Delicious Food While Helping Those in Need This Weekend

DULUTH, Min. — It’s that time of year again to get your taste buds ready to tackle the tangy tartness of every known rhubarb! The 2018 CHUM Rhubarb Festival kicks off Saturday at 9am and runs until 4pm. It will be held at the First Lutheran Church on 11th Ave East and London Road in Duluth. Don’t worry if you…

Northland Hits Record HEAT

The Twin Ports Broke Daily High Temperature Records for May 25

Duluth, Minn.– Broke RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES Friday May 25th, as we reached 89°! Superior, Silver Bay and Hayward also shattered record high temperatures on Friday! The record heat surged across the Northland into the mid and upper 80’s, with a few 90° temperatures recorded. Humidity was high, with dew points in the 60’s. The Northland felt more like a mid…