Author: William Seay

Knowing Your Neighbors: Spring at Last Greenhouse

One greenhouse in Duluth is gearing up for warmer days ahead

DULUTH, Minn. – The first day of spring has gardeners and plant lovers excited. But it’s still a little too chilly to start moving our plants outside. One greenhouse in Duluth is gearing up for warmer days ahead. “Here, it just seems like everybody’s happy,” says Jennifer Couillard, owner of Spring at Last Greenhouse. “Most of the stuff that’s grown…

Nordic Skiers Still Hit the Slopes Despite Mild Week

It has been a mild week so far, but Nordic skiers still say many of the trails are fabulous.

DULUTH, Minn. – It has been a mild week so far, but Nordic skiers still say many of the trails are fabulous. Avid skiers hit the slopes this morning at Snowflake Nordic Ski Center in Duluth. The place was pretty busy with folks hitting those groomed trails this morning. Club members say that although parts of the trails are a…

Northlanders in Need Receive Donated Vehicles

The nine NAPA Auto Care centers in the Northland all shared the workload to complete the repairs.

DULUTH, Minn. – It seems like such a basic part of our everyday life, but owning a car can be difficult if you’re struggling to make ends meet. Partnering with Brad’s Auto Clinic, Community Action Duluth has a program for car donations, but it comes with some requirements. Participants must pass a vehicle maintenance class, must have the income to…

“Going Blue” at 8th Annual River Summit

Event organizers say Lake Superior is critical to our everyday lives.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Here in the Northland, we depend on our lakes just to keep us alive. This week, a conference has those fresh waters in mind. It’s the eighth annual St. Louis River Summit at the Yellowjacket Union on campus at University of Wisconsin-Superior. The conference brings together some of the top scientific minds in the area to discuss…

Duluth Airport Launches Larger Capacity Flight in Early Morning

The early flight targets travelers headed to and from Chicago O’Hare airport.

DULUTH, Minn. – Travelers rejoice! A new early morning flight is booking right out of the Duluth International Airport. The new plane launched for the first time just this past weekend. The United Airlines flight features a 150-capacity jet that offers first class seating and on-board WIFI. The early flight targets travelers headed to and from Chicago O’Hare airport. “This…

Courage Kenny Mono Ski Madness Begins at Spirit Mountain

Today kicked off the fifteenth annual Great Lake Mono Ski Madness.

DULUTH, Minn. – The ski hills at Spirit Mountain are welcoming a group of special guests this week. Today kicked off the fifteenth annual Great Lake Mono Ski Madness. It’s a camp that focuses on the mono-ski, which allows folks with disabilities to shoot down the hills at top speed. The event is put on by Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute….

Knowing Your Neighbors: S.O.S. Leak Repair

Save Our Steam fixes industrial steam pipes for companies across the country

DULUTH, Minn. – Jim carter is used to working under pressure. It’s been his business’s calling since the 1970s. “Basically what we do is we fix leaks under pressure,” He explains. And his work can be done anywhere you find steam and water under pressure – refineries, power plants, chemical plants, you name it. Jim and his team are called…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Love Creamery

A small culinary enterprise expands to the Lincoln Park craft business district.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Nicole Wilde is wild about ice cream.  And her business, Love Creamery is a name well-suited for what she does: crafting flavorful concoctions for Northlanders with a sweet tooth. “We like to create new and kind of – not crazy – but interesting flavors that people might not have tried with ingredients that are local from the…

New Restaurant in Duluth Shares Noodle Recipe

DULUTH, Minn — Sound Restaurant opened up in downtown Duluth, in the Old City Hall building, just about a month ago. This week, chef Patrick Scot Moore lends his expertise to a very unique fusion dish – udon noodle carbonara. Chef Patrick says it blends Roman cuisine with Asian, and the dish created an extremely unique experience on the palate!…