All of the anticipation and within moments the thrill of taking a cool plunge in Lake Superior is over for those that participated.
Consider the lowly cardboard box. It typically starts life as a merchandise container before being relegated to the basement for the rest of its days, but not always.
Money Goes To Special Olympics Minnesota
We’re closing in on the final hours until the 2015 Polar Bear Plunge. Close to 1,000 jumpers are registered, and well above $100,000 had been raised, as of Friday night.
Lent officially began on Wednesday, and for many the next few Fridays will be filled with eating fish.
57-year-old Randy Hiti died suddenly Wednesday night (February 18) while responding to a fire call.
Thousands of Skiers Brave Cold, Snow for Race
Thousands of competitors are skiing their way into Hayward, and Friday the kids got to cross the finish line at the Barnebirkie.
Campus Pride Strips UMD's Title
It was several weeks ago that the contracts of head women’s hockey coach, Shannon Miller and her coaching staff would not be renewed after this season ends. Miller and her staff all happen to be gay or bisexual. Now, a National Group is pulling UMD from consideration this year to be named an LGBT friendly school.
100 Hats to Be Donated at St. Mary's
The UMD campus crew is preparing to donate 100 hats to child at St. Mary’s.
Sets Daily Record for the Coldest Place in Minnesota
It might not surprise you to hear that Embarrass, Minnesota was the coldest place in the state Thursday morning at negative 41–degrees below zero.
Tap Room Open at Gun Flint Tavern
A vision of 16 years is now realized as Gun Flint Tavern serves up Cook Counties first handcrafted beer to the public.
Wednesday evening the Bayfield County Board voted to impose a one year moratorium on a potential hog farm in Eileen.
Forget about the cold temperatures, brisk winds and instead take a mini vacation at the Duluth DECC.
Out-of-Towners Discover Winter Sports in the Northwoods
When the lakes freeze over and snow covers the untouched woods in the Boundary Waters, it’s a one of a kind sight that attracts a different kind of tourist to Ely.
If you’ve gazed out at Lake Superior within the last week you may have noticed the water is finally frozen over.
Iron Bound Studios to Potentially Rent City Hall
A large amount of vacant space at Chisholm city hall is the heart of a discussion with a studio company based in Minneapolis. Iron Bound Studios has reached out to city leaders about a rent to own agreement for post-production and commercials.
Escaping the Frigid Temperatures
To escape the frigid winter weather people are booking flights and cruises to warmer destinations.
Court Rules Against Resort & Property Owners on Mille Lacs Lake
The Minnesota Court of Appeals says stringent fishing rules imposed on Mille Lacs Lake last year did not violate the state constitution.
Hagen and Paine to Compete for Superior Mayor
The polls are closed in Superior and preliminary numbers for this year’s primary mayoral election are in.
Organization Gives Back to Military Members
Rounding up a group of guys and heading out to a frozen lake is not all that uncommon during a northern Minnesota winter.
Shop in Superior Offers Unique Options
“Our main goal was to provide Superior with something like what Duluth has,” Blue Arrow Boutique co-owner Anndrea Ploeger said.
.5% Sales Tax Increase Could Produce $5M for Wis. Roads
People in Superior are packing their bags for Madison in hopes of passing a small tax increase that’ll help fix northern Wisconsin roads.
A UPS driver in International Falls is delivering more than just packages, he is paying it forward. Jason Short battled every element of winter weather to raise money for a local food shelf.
$150,000 Price Tag For Land in Duluth
The historic St. Peter’s Church in Duluth is up for sale with a $150,000 price tag but that’s just for the surrounding land.
Plan to Develop World's Only Disc Gold Island
Nearly 10 years ago, a $6.7 million project helped clean out toxic waste on Hog Island in Superior. But, the area has been vacant ever since. Now, a proposal has been introduced which could offer easier access to the public.
Lakefront Project Moves Forward in Ashland
Workers are preparing for next phase of the Ashland Lakefront Project.
Noah and Karley Mechley Share their Story
Inside the Other Place Bar in Duluth there were hundreds of people, prizes, pounds of spaghetti and carbon monoxide detectors.
County governments are failing to spend millions of dollars that have been set aside for providing services and therapy to thousands of Minnesotans who are struggling with physical and mental disabilities.
Church Delivers Food Donations
A local food shelf received more than 6,000 pounds of food donations this weekend.
A man accused of conspiring with his ex-wife to kill her current husband has been found not guilty on all counts against him by a jury in Carlton County.
Authorities have recovered the body of a second person who went missing while ice fishing on a lake in southwestern Minnesota.
Governor Dayton to Propose Tax Credit
In the final part of our “Daycare Dilemmas” series, we look at what the state of Minnesota is doing to make daycare more affordable.
Locals explored a different way to get to work Friday morning.
Career and Financial Worries of Daycare
Many area families struggle to find affordable childcare.
Candidates Voice Opinions Days Before Primary Election
Failing infrastructure, the crime rate and better housing were main talking points at Thursday evening’s Superior mayoral candidate debate.
Board Votes in Favor of Kraus-Anderson
The Superior School District is moving forward with plans for an upcoming referendum after another piece of the puzzle falls into place.
Chocolate After Dark: Feb. 17
A local event is serving up chocolate covered bacon and linguine all for a good cause.
Construction Set to Start in June
Whole Food Co-Op is set to have shovels in the ground by June.
MN Child Care Costs Skyrocketing
It’s hard for many parents to find affordable child daycare options.
Grab your sweetheart and hold on tight because this story may take you back to your first date.
More than 140 people got together to learn more about health care jobs at Lake Superior College Wednesday evening.
Diva Tech Event at WITC in Superior
With their blinged out pink hard hats Northland girls took on jobs traditionally dominated by men.
Food will go to Union Gospel Mission Pantry
In a FOX 21 follow up a Duluth church is bursting with food after a massive effort to help out a Twin Ports nonprofit.
Red Bull Snow Boundaries
Spirit Mountain will have a new snowmobile endurance race event at the end of next month.
A Slippery Start to the Month on Minnesota Roads
According to statistics from the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, 13 people have died since February 1st.
MN Residents Suffering Chronic Pain Won't Get Medical Marijuana until 2016
Minnesota residents suffering chronic pain won’t be able to get medical marijuana until summer 2016 at the earliest.
Sgt. Wick Given Medal of Honor
Vice President Joe Biden says police and firefighters react instinctively without hesitation in emergencies to put other people’s lives above theirs
Daycare Funding Hard on Northland Families
It’s no secret child care is expensive in Minnesota. The average center based day care costs $11,000 a year.
Residents Battle Snow Storm to Vote for New Middle School
The snowy weather Tuesday afternoon didn’t stop Cloquet voters from deciding whether to approve a $55 million dollar school referendum.
500 Children Living In Out-Of-Home Placement
Many factors can lead authorities to remove children from their homes such as drugs, alcohol and mental illnesses.
From typical gold fish to salt water corals, World of Fish in Hermantown carries everything aquatic lovers desire.