Community Calendar

Annual Battle of the TV Meteorologists

Meteorologists from the four stations in Duluth went head-to-head with one another for a great cause

DULUTH, Minn.- Tonight, the meteorologists of the Northland put their minds to the test, paired up with students from the Boys and Girls Club of the Northland for a quiz battle. Teams were asked math, history, and meteorology questions. There were four teams competing tonight, each representing a meteorologist from a local T.V. station. “Our kids inside its important to…

Volunteers Get Preparing For Thanksgiving Buffet At DECC

This Is The 29th Year Of the Free Event

  DULUTH, Minn.- Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many are already setting up for their own feasts. Several volunteers are helping to prepare for one of Duluth’s favorite community traditions. The 29th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Buffet will take place on Thanksgiving Day from 11 am – 3 pm at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC). Each…

7th Annual Gingerbread Decorating Workshop

Nordic Center and UMD students host gingerbread decorating event.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Nordic Center, Sons of Norway and UMD students joined forces to host the 7th annual gingerbread decorating workshop. About 70 people were in attendance decorating houses all made by Duluthian Patrick the gingerbread man. “It is such a beautiful community builder. Families are returning. New people are coming in. What’s this Norwegian tradition of a gingerbread city? Oh we…

Earth Rider Brewery Celebrates a Year of Beer!

The brewery hosts a festival honoring their first birthday.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Northland beer drinkers celebrated an anniversary as Earth Earth Rider Brewery launched their first ever festival in honor of one year of beer. Earth Rider has become one of the largest distributors of craft beer in the Twin Ports. Their Superior Pale Ale and several other drinks are recognizes as award winning creations. Thursday was the first of…

Family Freedom Center Kicks Off Series of Community Events

Family Freedom Summer features workshops focused on connecting community and culture in the Northland

DULUTH, Minn. – Culture and community come together at the Family Freedom Center in Lincoln Park in Duluth.   Family Freedom Summer kicked off on Friday, with the start of 12 weeks of workshops, events and cultural experiences at the Family Freedom Center. Organizers say it’s important to bring communities together to learn from one another, and to hear from those…

Superior Takes Action to End Sexual Assault

The Mayor of Superior issued a city and county proclamation to declare April Sexual Assault and Awareness Month

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Advocates, survivors, researchers, and allies all gathered this afternoon in superior to start a conversation and take a stand against sexual assault. .The forum was just the beginning of many events that will be held throughout the month as a way to support and combat one of the most under reported and heinous crimes in the community….

Aquarium Hosts First Community Day Event

Aquarium admission and parking were free for residents of Duluth and college students on Monday.

DULUTH, Minn.- An initiative to give locals free access to major tourist attractions around Duluth kicked off today at the lake superior aquarium. It’s called “Community Day.” Mayor Larson started it as a way for local attractions to give back to the community by letting Duluth residents and college students in free for the day. The kick–off was deemed a…

National Night Out connects law enforcement with community

Around 75 events are planned for Tuesday

DULUTH, Minn. – The first Tuesday in August is the National Night Out event, and people in the Twin Ports are getting ready to celebrate. Around 75 events are happening all across the area, where community members hold get–togethers and block parties, and invite members of law enforcement to come out and meet the people in their communities, in a…

DAV Rummage Sale Set for Saturday

Proceeds Help Veterans in Need

CLOQUET, Minn. – The Disabled American Veterans host a rummage sale Saturday at Cloquet’s National Guard Armory. Standard rummage sale fare will be available, but organizers say this sale is unique, as it’s on an honor system. “We do not mark anything, price anything,” said Gary Dahl with the DAV.  “People come in, see what they need or want, and…

White Elephant Sale Set for Saturday

67th Annual Fundraiser Benefits Our Savior's Lutheran Church

HIBBING, Minn. – Looking to do some bargain hunting this weekend?  If so, the Hibbing Memorial Building may be the place to go. Saturday, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church holds its 67th annual White Elephant Sale.  And this year’s sale is shaping up as the biggest ever. Organizers say they have four warehouses worth of donations, usually they fill one warehouse….

Local Leaders Hold Round Table to Discuss Healthcare

DULUTH, Minn.- Local leaders discussed healthcare at the MNsure round table event at Generations Health Care Initiatives in Duluth, Friday. Leaders like MNsure CEO Allison O’Toole, and area representative Jennifer Schultz attended an in-depth discussion on the current state of MNsure and the affordable care act, and what the future of Minnesota healthcare may look like, with legislative changes. One…