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‘Night Of Mayhem’ Coming To Proctor Speedway Saturday

Reverse races, trailer races, and bus races and more

PROCTOR, Minn. – Chaos is coming to the Proctor Speedway this weekend. It’s the Mid–Summer Night of Mayhem this Saturday. The event features all kinds of destructive fun, from reverse races, trailer races, and the crowd favorite – the bus races. “There’s going to be buses rolling over, there’s going to be cars smashing into everything, there’s going to be…

Spirit Valley Days Kick Off

Car Show In Remembrance Of Long Time Car Guy

Duluth, Minn. The weather was nice and Twin Ports residents sure seemed to have enjoyed it. Grand Avenue was jammed packed today. The first of a 5 day stretch celebrating west Duluth. “It’s very nice to have a gathering like this for multiple days because you get to see people that have moved away. They come back here to enjoy…

Bike Share Companies Gets Ok To Move In To Superior

Zagsters Bike Share Based Out Of Boston Will Provide Services

Superior, Wis. Superior City Council voted yes to allow a Boston based bike share company to move into town. Bike share company Zagster has the authority to move forward. The move will bring four bike stations containing 5 bikes at each location. Locations tentatively include Billings Park, Barkers Island, UWS campus and Allouez areas. The goal for the city is…

Helping Parents With Autistic Children

Giving Tips After A Stressful Day

Duluth, Minn. The Duluth Regional Care Center is helping parents learn how to help children with autism. Thanks to a 950,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services the group can now put more resources towards helping parents understand more ways to help their child while also learning tips to help themselves after a stressful day. “I think it’s…

Painting The Night Away In Superior

Art On The Planet Hosts Lesson's

Superior, Wis. Art on the Planet in Superior hosts weekly gatherings where you can literally make your own art. Monday, art students were working on their version of the northern lights cascaded over a water fall. The class is an easy fun way to try something new. “Everyone’s is always different that the cool thing about here and they’re not…

Rogue Robot Has Your Gaming Needs

This Weeks Knowing Your Neighbor

Duluth, Minn. Rogue Robot located on 3 S 4th Ave W, has gamers coming back for more. Open from 12p.m.-8p.m. daily you can find all your gaming needs in one spot. Rogue Robot also host game nights for friends to come and play. Check them out on facebook by searching Rogue Robot,     Categories: Business, Community, Entertainment, Knowing Your…

Medical School in Duluth Raises Money For Cancer Research

DULUTH, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus is raising money to fund cancer research. The group held a fundraising event at Bent Paddle on Sunday.  They are trying to raise around $17,000 for the Chainbreaker event, a three-day bike ride which raises money for the cancer research at the Masonic Cancer Center. “Research is the only…

Large Swap Meet In Grand Rapids Draws Thousands

Rusty Gold Ever Where You Turned

Grand Rapids, Minn. – This weekend, Grand Rapids was home to one of the largest swap meets in the Midwest. This weekend more than 8,000 people will wind their way through about 900 vendor booths selling just about anything you can imagine. “We fill every hotel from within 50 miles of this and if you want to eat downtown at…

Hundreds Of Classic Cars Invade Grand Rapids

Gearheads Dream: 3 Day Event With Hundreds Of Cars

Grand Rapids, Minn. – Motor heads rolled into Grand Rapids for the 33rd annual Weekend of Wheels Car Show. Every year since 1984 the last weekend in July means lots of classic rides make their way to Grand Rapids. This year’s show features more than 200 classic cars. One organizer we talked to says showing off these old cars keeps…

The Slip opens for business in Canal Park

The Slip is located "next door" to Hoops Brewing

DULUTH, Minn. – Hoops Brewing in Canal Park welcomed a new neighbor with a unique concept. The Slip is a full bar, technically located next door to Hoops. It actually shares the same space with a small wall which separates the brewery from the bar, creating two separate businesses, with two separate owners. “We were really lucky to have this…

New restaurant coming to former Porter’s location

Crews are currently remodeling the space

DULUTH, Minn. Porter’s restaurant in Downtown Duluth’s Holiday Center is no more. Porter’s actually closed ealrier this summer. The space is currently being renovated and will re–open as a new restaurant. The new name hasn’t been released yet but the concept looks to incorporate parts of the Northland’s history. “We have guests that continue to come back to our hotel…

Duluth Coffee Company celebrates opening of new space

The new space also features a bar, serving a few local favorites

DULUTH, Minn. – A new and expanded space was reason to celebrate for Duluth Coffee Company on Friday. Duluth Coffee Company opened the doors to the new expansion two doors down from the original shop. The new location was built to house a bigger roaster, Which owner Eric Faust says will help the company expand its market. “We’ve always viewed…

Free Range Film Festival

35 Different Movies During Two Nights

Wrenshall, Minn Film buffs packed a big red barn in Wrenshall tonight for the 15th annual Free Range Film Festival. This year’s festival features 35 different films with something to satisfy anyone’s tastes. Organizers say being able to watch films in a big red barn brings a different feel to the festival. “Watching something in a barn where you have…

Sour Fest Back At Thirsty Pagan

Beers Brewed Longer For Different Taste

Superior, Wis. Sour fest is what it’s called. Thirsty pagan in Superior is having a beer fest of their own going on right now ahead of the big brew fest. Choose your choice of numerous beers that have a distinct taste because of the different brewing process the beers go through. “So it takes a bit longer for sour beers…

Affordable Housing Problems In Duluth

Panel Discusses Solutions To Solve Problem

Duluth, Minn. Duluth is working towards solutions to address our own affordable housing crisis. Tonight a panel full of organizations like loafs and fishes and the Salvation Army were on hand for a discussion on housing issues as they pertain to local, state and federal levels. The event was to shed light on issues and potential solutions to work together…

Paid Sick And Safe Task Force Steps Closer To Closing Deal

Referendum To Be Presented To City Council

Duluth, Minn. The Duluth City Council is working to adopt a sensible paid sick time policy. Tonight it seems as if some progress has been made. Duluth’s earn sick and safe time task force plans to present a final draft of the referendum to the Duluth City Council to approve or not approve. If approved employees that currently don’t receive…

Morgan Park Historic Tour

Local Amerature Historian Takes Folks On Walk Around Morgan Park

Morgan Park, Minn. A group walked Morgan Park tonight to learn more about the unique past of the town. Local amateur historian Bob Berg walks to former and current sites and gave the rich history of each building. Here’s a fun fact, Known as the “company town”, Morgan Park was built alongside the site of U.S. Steel. Until 1940 the…

Ordinance To Allow More Road Usage By Class One ATV’s

Carlton County Looking To Adopt New Ordinance

Carlton, Minn Carlton County officials aim to take ATV’s from off the road to on them through a new ordinance. The ordinance would allow more access along county and state roads and highways. Something other Northland counties have already done. Carlton County, unlike St. Louis and Pine Counties prohibits class one ATV’s from using the side of county state roads…

Deadly Intersection In Cloquet To Be Reconstructed

Some Cloquet Citizens Say No On Proposed Roundabout

Cloquet, Minn. The intersection of I–35 and Hwy 33 in Cloquet continues to be a problem. This as the Minnesota Department of Transportation thought they came up with an easy solution. They’re proposing to replace that dangerous intersection with a roundabout. Multiple fatalities and a handful of serious car accidents in just the last ten years is the reason MnDot…

St. Louis River Alliance Celebrates

Millions Of State and Federal Bonds For River Clean Up

Duluth, Minn. The St. Louis River alliance celebrated Thursday after last months state bonding bill that passed and included millions of dollars for the estuary restoration project. The 25.4 million in funding also activates another 47.2 million in federal funds made available through the great lakes restoration initiative. With the money, the goal will be to accelerate the cleanup efforts…

Community Forum Raises Opioid Awareness In St. Louis County

Some Call It An Epidemic

Hibbing, Minn. The Hibbing community is doing their part to combat the opioid and meth problem in St. Louis County. Hundreds came out to hear from multiple agencies that deal with the problem head on. A panel consisting of representatives from St. Louis county public health, local law enforcement, attorney’s and even addiction survivors were on hand tonight. The panel…

Scottish Rite Clinic Shows Off New Place

Inviting Patients Back After Years Being Away

Duluth, Minn. The Scottish Rite Clinic in Duluth has seen their fair share of building changes over the last 27 years. The clinic has found a new home and wanted to show it off to former patients. The Scottish Rite staff has seen parents and kids alike grow up through construction and multiple building changes over the last 27 years….

BCA Collects DNA For Data Base

Hopes To Match DNA With Unidentified Remains

Across the U.S. there are thousands of unidentified humane remains that have yet to be identified. That’s why the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has teamed up with Duluth PD to encourage anyone who knows of a missing family member to give samples of DNA to investigators. The DNA would then go into a missing person data base for comparison. “Back…

Two Harbors Staple: Dixie Rebuilds In New Way

Bar And Grill Burned To The Ground Last June

Two Harbors, Minn. In the last year, owners of Dixie Bar and Grill in Two Harbors have been put through a world wind of emotions. “Everything happened so fast. I can’t even recall all the memories outside of being so devastated,” Owner Scott Larson says. After a business that stood for over 50 years, that could rely on its name…

Stand Up Paddle Offered Free Rides

Part Of Lake Superior Days Events

Barkers Island, Superior. If you were at Barkers Island today you may have noticed that there was free paddle boarding for all. Paddle boarding is a fast growing trend along the lake and allows for a different experience on the lake. “It gives people a goal paddling around the island. So a circumnavigation of Barkers takes most people, beginners included…

Duluth Native And Lost Marine Laid To Rest After Nearly 75 Years

James Hubert Fought In World War II, His Remains Finally Found

Duluth, Minn A Duluth native killed more than 70 years ago in World War II finally returned home. November 21st 1943, United States Marine Company H, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marines Division lead an amphibious assault in what is considered one of the most important battles in World War II, the battle of Tarawa. “It had a very big…

Superior 4-H Kids Sell Their Animals In Auction

Beef, Pork and Lamb sold to the highest bidder

Superior, Wis. The beef auction one of the most popular events at the head of the lakes fair was held tonight 4h kids ranging from the 3rd to 12th grades we’re able to show off their farm raised animals tonight in front of a huge crowd. Tonight marks the end of months of hard work inside the barn. The kids…

Hermantown Summerfest Begins

Meatballs And Puppies Were The Main Course Today

http://hermantownsummerfest.org/schedule.html The Hermantown Summerfest kicked off today. The event is really a celebration of the community as a whole. Today included tons of food, open houses and even a pet parade. That’s just a little taste of what’s in store for the rest of the week. Many local businesses give generously to provide free activities for all ages throughout the…

‘Freedom Fest’ Tourney Honors Friend Killed In Car Accident

2017 LT Freedom Fest Memorial Tournament

Duluth, Minn. A high-speed crash six years ago took the life of one person, while seriously injuring three others. The life taken was that of Tim Stephenson, a caring person whose favorite thing to do was playing ultimate Frisbee. Every year since his death, Tim’s teammates and friends remember him by hosting a ultimate Frisbee tournament in his honor. Tim…

Pier B Celebrates 1 Year

Resort Pushes For Different Type Of Lifestyle For Guest

DULUTH, Minn. – Rain didn’t stop a big one year birthday bash for Pier B Resort in Duluth. They weren’t able to use their outdoor patio as previously planned, but the party still went on. This time last year Pier B Resort opened their doors, after taking over an old slip and renovating it into a hotel and restaurant. Management…

17th Annual Lincoln Park Walleye Open

Supporting West Duluth And Area Businessess

Duluth, Minn. Grandma’s marathon wasn’t the only outdoor activity you could partake this weekend. It was also the 17th annual Lincoln Park walleye open put on by the Lincoln Park Business Group. Hundreds of anglers including Fox 21’s Joey Norton set out on the St. Louis River early Saturday morning hoping to bring in the big one. “We are offering…

St. Louis River Master Plan Relieved

Plans To Add More Access Points To Water And Connect Neighborhoods

The city of Duluth unveiled new details about the western waterfront and trail master plan tonight. After nearly a year of studies along the St. Louis River and multiple public input sessions have finally brought some insight to what the master plan might intel. The Morgan Park recreation center was packed with local citizens eager to see this master plan…

Remembering Those Lost In The Largest Mass Shooting On U.S. Soil

49 Shot Dead At Pulse Night Club Are Remembered In Duluth

Duluth, Minn. Tonight local groups representing the LGBTQ community came together to remember all 49 of the victims shot and killed in Orlando. Dozens showed up to pay their respects at the Powless Cultural Center. Tonight “remembering pulse– one year later” was a commemorative event aiming to honor those 49 victims and all the others that were wounded or affected…

Technology In Nature

Hartley Nature Center Issues A Challenge

DULUTH, Minn. – In an effort to get more community involvement in the outdoors, the Hartley Nature Center is issuing a challenge to four local communities. Not everybody can walk up to a tree and know exactly what they’re looking at “This right here is a White Pine.” Wouldn’t it be nice to know what you were looking at? Did…

Officials: Dry Conditions, Human Error Cause Fire

Homeowner Was Burning Pine Needles

Duluth, Minn. The winter snow pack is gone, wildfires have begun and on top of that human error mixed in has created devastation for one Duluth home owner. It all happened at this home on the 500 block of 18th avenue east. Using a handheld torch to burn dry pine needles quickly turned into an all-out inferno. Human flames that…

Bulldog Fan Makes Tough Decision To Go See Game

Surgery Wouldn't Stop One Young Fan From Seeing The Bulldogs Play For The National Title

Plenty of fans made the trip to Chicago for this can’t miss game. One fan had to rely on his gut feeling. You could say the Anderson’s love the Bulldogs. “He tells young ladies. Even before we started courting, before he asked me to be his steady girlfriend. He said I need to let you know if you don’t like…

UMD Plays Hard But Fails To Come Out With A Win

Game Ends With Denver On Top 3-2

Adrienne Robins and Dilan Michael’s were down in Chicago giving updates on the Bulldogs progress heading into the National Championship Game. Duluth Mayor Emily Larson made the trip in support of the Bulldogs. She was impressed by the number of Bulldog fans that made the trip. She gave her prediction of the outcome with the Bulldogs on top 3-2 in…

Star Gazing At UMD

Travel Through The Galaxy

Duluth, Minn It was a good night for star gazing both outside and in tonight. UMD hosts a number of stargazing shows weekly in the Allworth Planetarium. The show takes visitors on a journey through the galaxy for a memory that will last a life time. “It’s something that sweeps you off your feet and takes you to another place….

Students Art Work On Display

Art Work Displayed At Whole Foods Denfeld Location

Duluth, Minn For months students from Duluth, Cloquet and Hermantown have put their artistic skills to the test. Now the Duluth Art Institute has recognized their artistic achievements by placing some of the best artwork in Denfeld’s Whole Foods location for all to see. They hope by students seeing their own art on display their imagination won’t stop growing. “It’s…

Roads Turn To Ice As Storm Rolls Through

Hillside Crashes Were All Common As Drivers Tried To Make It Home

Duluth, Minn The roads were ugly tonight. Making travel difficult for many in the Twin Ports. It wasn’t very good. It only took a few blocks to see several accidents and multiple cars unable to gain traction to make it up the hill. One Duluth driver said that this has been the worst he’s seen all winter. “These road conditions…