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Fun with Flannels at Duluth Pack

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth Pack went full lumberjack Thursday night, hosting their first ever Flannel Fest. Hoops Brewing collaborated with Duluth Pack for the event. They gave samples of a brew made…

Tips for Avoiding Future Money Problems

DULUTH, Minn. - Planning for retirement used to be fairly predictable. As decades pass, times have changed and we're now facing money problems today that didn't exist years ago. Financial…

Hotel Pikku Opens in Lincoln Park

DULUTH, Minn.- Pikku means 'small and odd,' but the Hotel Pukku's size and aesthetic appears to fit perfectly in the renovated Lincoln Park Craft District. The hotel was opened for guests to…

Wisconsin To Hit Highest Loss Of Dairy Farms Since 2013

MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ Wisconsin is on pace for losing the most dairy farms this year since 2013. The Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says Wisconsin lost 47 dairy farms in…

Tailgating Tech Tips with Verizon Wireless

DULUTH, Minn. - Whether you're a die-hard sports fan, or simply love to tailgate once in awhile, Verizon Wireless offers a few of their best products to help you get through the long…

GM Recalls 1.2M Pickups, SUVs for Power Steering Problem

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling 1.2 million big pickup trucks and SUVs mainly in North America because of power-assisted steering problems that have been cited in a number of accidents. GM says the power steering can fail momentarily…

One Roof Opens 285th Land Trust Home

DULUTH, Minn.- A newly renovated, single-family home is now available in Duluth for low and middle-income home seekers. One Roof Community Housing, which is behind the effort, held…

Look to 320 North, New Apartments Being Built

SUPERIOR, Wis.-The owners behind the newly opened Onyx Apartments in Superior are building another luxury apartment building. It's located at 320 North F St. The complex will house 46 One Bedroom…

Duluth-Superior Port Anchors Economy

DULUTH, Minn.- A new report is highlighting just how important the Duluth–Superior Port is to our region. The report from the Duluth Seaway Port Authority says nearly 8,000 jobs and $1.4…

Major Opioid Maker to pay for Overdose-Antidote Development

(AP) - A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose crisis says it’s helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma announced Wednesday that it’s…

Hotels Hustling for Labor Day

DULUTH, Minn.-For those who don't want to spend the three days outdoors, there's always indoor camping in a hotel room this Labor Day Weekend. For area hotels like Pier B, Labor Day comes…

How to Become a Better Public Speaker

DULUTH, Minn.- Do you have a fear of speaking in front of large crowds or presenting an idea at work? One local group aims to help improve your communication skills so you can better…

General Mills Expands Paid-Time off Policy

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Food giant General Mills is giving its employees more paid time off to care for an aging parent or ill family members and to bond with their newborns and adoptive children. The Star Tribune reports…

Wisconsin Helps Veterans Settle Down

MINONG, Wis. - Hundreds of thousands of veterans return home from service each year, which they say is both rewarding, and daunting. State officials think Wisconsin would be an excellent place to transition, and…

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