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Midday Update 8-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 16, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, August 16, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Classic Car and Plane Show Taking Over the Bong Airport Saturday

The PBY Black Cats Classic Car and Plane Show is Happening Saturday, August 17

SUPERIOR, Wis. – On Saturday, August 17, the community is invited to an event featuring food, historic planes, and classic cars. The Commemorative Air Force Lake Superior Squadron 101 is hosting the first ever PBY Black Cats Classic Car and Plane Show. Rides on an authentic WWII plane are taking place Friday, August 16. On Saturday a pancake breakfast will…

Morning Update 8-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 16, 2019

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Midday Update 8-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Local Mother Looks to Raise Funds for Pediatric Cancer

The Grit and Gratitude Fundraiser Bike Ride is Happening Sunday, August 25 in Two Harbors

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – At just 18 months old, little Lily was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. Hepatoblastoma affects about one in a million kids, and the disease usually presents before age two. With stage four disease (spread to the lungs) and the location in the liver (grapefruit sized tumor abutting all the important vessels and biliary tree)…

Backpack Giveaway Happening Tonight in West Duluth

The Free Backpack Giveaway is Taking Place from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Followed by a Concert from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Free backpacks, school supplies, food, and a concert will help light up the afternoon with smiles in West Duluth Thursday, August 15. Mike Letica, owner of Letica’s Iron Mug in Duluth’s Morgan Park neighborhood is teaming up with the Valley Youth Center of Duluth to host a free Backpack Giveaway. The event is meant to help those…

Morning Update 8-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Midday Update 8-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Battle of the Burgers Tonight at Bayfront Festival Park

Grill Wars is Happening Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – In the mood for a fresh, juicy burger but not excited to fire up your own grill? Grill Wars 2019 will once again benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Some of the area’s most popular restaurants will be asking for…

Animal Allies, Irving Community Club to Host Free Event

The Event will Feature Free Collars, Leashes, and Microchipping on Tuesday, August 27

DULUTH, Minn. – Pet supplies and services can be difficult to keep up with, and the cost can oftentimes detour animal owners from getting the necessities needed. On Tuesday, August 27, Animal Allies and Irving Community Club are teaming up to host a free collar, leash, and microchipping clinic. The event is taking place at the  Evergreen Senior Center in…

Morning Update 8-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Midday Update 8-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Art in Bayfront Park to Feature 130 Vendors, Friday Night Concert

New this Year, a Concert Benefiting Save the Boundary Waters is Happening Friday, August 16 from 3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Art in Bayfront Park is returning for the 10th year Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18. On Saturday, the festival will run from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This year there will be a concert Friday night as event organizers look to make the festival a three-day…

Morning Update 8-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Become a Charter Member at Essentia Wellness Center’s YMCA Branch

Three Sign Up Events are Happening Throughout August 12 - 14

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The Duluth Area Family YMCA is kicking off its Essentia Wellness Center membership open enrollment Monday, August 12. The new facility is on the lot that used to house the old Hermantown Middle School. The Essentia Wellness Center is set to open October 2019. Three membership drives are happening August 12 – 14, giving new members the…

Donations Needed During Art Supply Drive in Duluth

The Art Supply Drive is Happening Through August 30

DULUTH, Minn. – When it comes to providing students with essential art materials, it can quickly become expensive. Thankfully there’s a group in Duluth looking to help make a difference during the annual Art Supplies 4 Kids fundraising drive. For the second year, the Downtown Duluth Arts Collective (DDAC) is partnering with Art for Ed’s Sake (A4ES), to collect and…

Experience the Superior Street Reconstruction Walking Tour

Tours are Given by The Duluth Experience, Paid for by the City of Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s not every day you have the chance to take a tour of a construction site in the heart of a city. The Duluth Experience is teaming up with the City of Duluth during reconstruction of Superior Street to provide locals and tourists an up close and personal view of history in the making. “They enjoy all…

Midday Update 8-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 12, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, August 12, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, Headlines, Local News, weather

Morning Update 8-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 12, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, August 12, 2019. Categories: Community, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Midday Update 8-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 9, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, August 9, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update

Two Harbors Hosts 25th Annual Art Festival

"Under the Spreading Walnut Tree" Art Festival is Happening August 9 - 11 in Two Harbors

DULUTH, Minn. – Artists and vendors are flocking to Two Harbors August 9 – 11 to take part in the 25th annual “Under the Spreading Walnut Tree” Art Festival. The festival takes place at the Superior Hiking Train Info Center located at 731 Highway 61. Nearly 30 artists will be on-site selling their artwork. Mediums include ceramic, pottery, fiber, glass,…

Bubbles Galore Sunday at Clyde Park in Duluth

The Duluth Bubble Festival is Happening Sunday, August 11 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Clyde Park in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Bubbles and entertainment will be in full force at Clyde Park (29th Avenue West and Michigan Street) in Duluth Sunday, August 11 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. For the 11th year in a row, the Duluth Children’s Museum invites the community to celebrate the end of summer with a pop at Bubble Festival. Cameron Kruger, event coordinator…

Morning Update 8-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 9, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, August 9, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update

Midday Update 8-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 8, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, August 8, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Craft, Vendor Expo Coming to IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids

The Northern Minnesota Craft & Vendor Expo is Happening August 10 - 11 in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Art, entertainment, food and fun is coming to the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids Saturday and Sunday, August 10 – 11. Saturday hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The IRA Civic Center is located at 1401 Northwest 3rd Avenue in Grand Rapids. The Northern Minnesota Craft & Vendor…

Morning Update 8-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Midday Update 8-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Two Energetic Performances Opening This Week at The Duluth Playhouse

The Duluth Playhouse will Host Two Opening Performances this Week

DULUTH, Minn. – Two new performances are set to take center stage this week at The Duluth Playhouse’s Family Theatre. Xanadu Jr. is a lighthearted spoof of the 1980 movie, Xanadu, which includes tons of references to the original film as well as to the 80’s in general. Cooper Petermeier plays Sonny in Xanadu Jr. Petermeier says it’s a fun…

See a Movie, Donate a Dollar Today at Marcus Duluth Cinema

The Fundriaser for the Lake Superior Zoo is Happening Wednesday, August 7

DULUTH, Minn. – Since The Lion King was released 25 years ago, we have lost half of Africa’s lions. Officials estimate only 20,000 remain. Disney and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are now teaming up to bring awareness to the declining lion population with their Protect the Pride campaign. Haley Hedstrom with the Lake Superior Zoo says the facility…

Morning Update 8-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Midday Update 7-31-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Lumberjacks, Jills Arriving in Hayward for World Championships

The 60th Annual Lumberjack World Championships are Happening August 1 - 3 in Hayward

HAYWARD, Wis. – Preparations are underway at the Lumberjack Bowl for the 60th annual Lumberjack World Championships taking place August 1 – 3 in Hayward, Wisconsin. The international competition showcases the best in sawing, chopping, speed climbing, log rolling, boom running and much more. This family fun event attracts athletes and fans from around the world. Executive Director of the…

Adopt a Rescue Dog Recently Transported to Duluth from Texas

The Seven Rescue Dogs are Currently Living at Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – More than 114,000 animals are euthanized every year in the state of Texas due to overpopulation in local shelters. This grim statistic is what gives Lindsay Niemi with Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth the drive and passion to bring back to the Northland as many animals as possible during trips to the southern state. Niemi recently…

Morning Update 7-31-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Knowing Your Neighbors: East End Driving Academy Now Open in Lakeside Neighborhood

East End Driving Academy is Located at 512 North 45th Avenue East in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – When teens start their drivers training course they’re well on their way to legally getting behind the wheel. But with few options in Duluth to take the required courses, one local man is trying to fill the void. Before East End Driving Academy, parents in this specific area of the city didn’t have any alternatives to enroll…

Spirit Valley Days to Include Pub Crawl, Family Yoga, Community Block Party

Spirit Valley Days is Happening Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 3 in West Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Spirit Valley Days is celebrating 40 years of summer fun in 2019. To celebrate the milestone, organizers have created a new logo for the festival, along with carefully planning three new events to bring in the community. Committee member Joy Herbert hopes the events also encourage folks outside of the area to visit West Duluth and see…

Midday Update 7-30-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, News, weather

Morning Update 7-30-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Categories: Community, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 7-29-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 29, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, July 29, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Coffee Conversation: Preparations Underway for City on the Hill Music Festival

The City on the Hill Music Festival is Happening August 2 - 3 at Bayfront Festival Park

DULUTH, Minn. – Tickets are now on sale for the annual City on the Hill Music Festival. The event was created five years ago after organizers realized there wasn’t a Christian music festival being offered in the region. Twin Ports Entertainment helped bring this dream to a reality. Niki Corbin with Life 97.3 stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat…

Duluth Fire Department Local 101 Looks to ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA

The Annual Fill the Boot Campaign is Happening July 29 - 31

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s time once again to help Duluth Fire Department Local 101 ‘Fill the Boot.’ The annual fundraising campaign supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association, raising critical funds to help transform the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related muscle-debilitating diseases. The dedicated men and women of Duluth Fire Department take to the streets every…

Morning Update 7-29-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 29, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, July 29, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 7-26-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 26, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, July 26, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Morning Update 7-26-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 26, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Friday, July 26, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 7-25-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, Local News, midday update, weather

All Aboard! Thomas, Percy Begin Two Week Stay in Duluth

Thomas and Percy will Spend Two Weekends in the Twin Ports for the Steam Team Tour 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – The Steam Team Tour 2019 features Thomas the Tank Engine and his best friend Percy the Small Engine. Children and their families are invited to spend a day with Thomas & Friends when they chug into the Depot on the North Shore Scenic Railroad July 26 – 28 and August 2 – 4. The tour, now in…

Miracle Treat Day Returns, Raising Funds for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, July 25, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – Another year, another blizzard forecasted in the middle of July! On Thursday, July 25, all Northland Dairy Queen locations are taking part in Miracle Treat Day, donating $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat purchase. All funds raised by DQ franchises in Minnesota and western Wisconsin will benefit Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, the nation’s first hospital for…

Handcrafted Ravioli Augusti Offers Seafood Satisfaction

Cooking Connection: The Strand Waterfront Dining and Wine Bar at Lutsen Resort

LUTSEN, Minn. – Entrees are sizzling off the menu this summer at The Strand Waterfront Dining and Wine Bar at Lutsen Resort up the North Shore. Executive Chef Chris Homyak has hand selected fine ingredients and recipes to refresh the restaurant’s menu this year. This week’s cooking connection features a handcrafted Ravioli Augusti. Ravioli Augusti: House made beet ravioli with…

Morning Update 7-25-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Animal Allies Offering New “Working Cats” Program

Working Cats Program Offers Feral Cat Adoptions to Benefit Local Businesses

ESKO, Minn. – If you frequent Widdes Feed and Farm Supply off County Road 61 in Esko, chances are you’ve met the two newest employees. They’re friendly, love the occasional cuddle, but are also helping the business thrive and keep rodents at bay. As customers come in, Buzz and Woody come out to play. “We’ve got a bunch of kids…