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Monday June 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Rip Current Warning on Park Point Beaches

Fire Department warns against swimming.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth Fire Department is warning the public that it’s too dangerous to swim at park point beaches because of rip currents in Lake Superior. The rip currents extend as far as 100 yards offshore, and there aren’t any lifeguards at the beaches. There are red flags up at the 12th st beach, Lafayette Square, and the Park…

Summer Means Time to Care for Lawns

Lawn Mowing businesses are busy preparing lawns after rain and snow.

DULUTH, Minn.- Summer is a time for many fun activities: vacations, swimming, barbecues. But it’s also a time to care for your lawns. After a long winter, many Northlanders get a good look at their lawns for the first time in a while. “Of course we’re running into things like 12 inch grass,” said Shane Madrinich. “With the snowfall it…

Tuesday June 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Local Attempts Stand-Up Paddle Boarding from Duluth to Arctic Ocean

An adventure of a lifetime, attempted by a true adrenaline junkie from Duluth, Jared Munch

DULUTH, Minn. — An adventure of a lifetime begins this week, attempted by a true adrenaline junkie from Duluth, Jared Munch. He is a local man and is attempting to stand up paddle board his way up Lake Superior all the way to the Arctic Ocean. Most stand up paddle boarders prefer the calm winds and sunny days when balancing…

Monday June 10, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Making Way for Monarchs in Duluth

Monarch Butterfly population decreasing over time, in need of saving experts say.

DULUTH, Minn.- A certain winged insect was celebrated for arriving in Duluth. The Coppertop Church held their 4th Annual Monarch Festival, marking the Monarchs ending their migration here from Mexico. Experts, caterpillars, and real Monarch butterflies were in attendance, helping to educate and encourage the public to plant milkweed, a non-invasive plant that attracts and feeds Monarchs. According to experts,…

Friday June 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

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National Weather Service Prepares for Storm Season

Extra staff on hand to help NWS keep Northland ahead of severe weather.

DULUTH, Minn.-  The National Weather Service has extra staff on duty to monitor severe weather like the storms we had earlier Tuesday. Forecasters say it’s imperative to warn those on land and water of incoming bad weather to potentially save lives. “Our critical mission here at the National Weather Service is the protection of life and property,” said Science and…

Ropes Course & Ziplining Along North Shore

GREAT OUTDOORS: Adventure Park on the North Shore

SILVER BAY, Minn. — A brand new adventure has popped up in Minnesota! In this week’s great outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us up into the tree tops, climbing and zipping with a new experience! Face a fear of heights and challenge yourself…Step by step… This is a place for all ages, family and friends; offering a unique challenge…

DULUTH, Minn. –  Severe weather is likely to break out across parts of the Northland this afternoon and evening. A “Severe Thunderstorm Watch” covers Aitkin, Carlton, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis in Minnesota and Burnett, Douglas and Washburn counties in Wisconsin until 8 p.m. Large hail, damaging winds, heavy downpours, and cloud-to-ground lightning are likely with any storms that…

Tuesday June 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Fire Department Prepares for Water Safety this Summer

Department works to reinstall rescue stations.

DULUTH, Minn.- As beach season gets closer the Duluth Fire Department is working to reinstall the rescue stations along Park Point beaches. The stations offered information and helpful tips, as well as a rescue ring to throw out to someone caught in a rip current. They were destroyed by last October’s storms. “What didn’t take our rescue stations last fall…

Monday June 3, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Experience The Le Grand Du Nord Bike Race

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Fox 21's Brittney Merlot Finishes Her Race She's Been Training Months For!

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we get to see the Le Grand Du Nord gravel bike race from a personal perspective; as Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot hits the pavement, climbs the Sawtooth Mountains and rides through muddy logging trails. Experience the ups and downs on a long bike race and learn some valuable tips first hand….

Thursday May 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday May 29, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday May 28, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday May 27, 2019: Memorial Day Morning Forecast

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Basking in the Sun at Brighton Beach

Northlanders get out and enjoy the summer-like weather.

DULUTH, Minn.- It felt like summer on Sunday in Duluth, and many spots throughout the city were filled with people savoring the sun. Brighton Beach was packed with people enjoying the weather in a variety of different ways. It was the perfect day for some vacationing in the Northland as they splashed around in the waters of Lake Superior. “We…