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Midday Update 4-25-19

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

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

“The Forever Sky” Released Today in Cloquet

Local Author Thomas Peacock will host a Book Launch Event Thursday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. at Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

CLOQUET, Minn. – Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is proud to host a special book launch event with local author Dr. Thomas Peacock Thursday, April 25 starting at 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to public. It’s taking place in the amphitheater and commons on campus. Dr. Peacock will present and sign copies of his new…

Morning Update 4-25-19

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

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

Midday Update 4-24-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Donations Wanted for In-Progress Wetterling Documentary

Project Leaders Have Launched A Tour Throughout Minnesota and Neighboring States, Raising Funds for the Film

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s a case millions across the country will never forget. 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped on October 22, 1989 near his home in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Now there’s a new documentary in the works examining the story of Wetterling’s case, but the publics help is wanted in order to finish the project. Project leaders are launching a…

Local Veterinarians Express Tick Prevention as Temperatures Rise

A Yearly, Preventative Lyme Disease Vaccination is Available for Animals

DULUTH, Minn. – With warmer days frequently popping up in the forecast many of us will be spending countless hours soaking up the sun and heading out for walks with our four legged friends. While this sounds much needed and well deserved, it’s important to remember it’s also time for ticks to wake up and latch on. “We’ve found them…

Morning Update 4-24-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Free Veterans Expo Happening Today in Superior

The Veterans Expo is Taking Place in the Yellowjacket Union on the Campus of UWS

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The University of Wisconsin-Superior and Douglas County are hosting the sixth annual free Veterans Expo Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room on the campus of UW-Superior. Remarks will be made by City of Superior Mayor Jim Paine, Douglas County Board Chair Mark Liebaert, and UW-Superior Chancellor Renée Wacher. Wisconsin…

Duluth News Tribune Reports City News for 150 Years

Northland Uncovered: 150 years of DNT news on display at Glensheen

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth News Tribune has shared first hand the history of Duluth almost as long as it’s been a city. “What you see is really the last 150 years of history as reported by the Duluth News Tribune,” Glensheen executive director Dan Hartman said. Duluth’s oldest source for news has seen it all. “People really did trust that…

Morning Update 4-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, April 22, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, April 22, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Coffee Conversation: Local Author Proud to Release “Milo the Legend”

"Milo the Legend" is Sold Only in Local Bookstores and by Savage Press out of Brule, Wisconsin

DULUTH, Minn. – Northland native and author David Waldbillig is proud to see his first-ever book “Milo the Legend” popping up in local bookstores. Eager readers are able to purchase a copy of the mystical tale at Fitger’s, Zenith Bookstore, Savage Press and online from Barnes & Noble. Waldbillig says Milo is a very special horse. He travels the dimensions…

Living Walls Blossom Throughout Local Duluth Businesses

Bill and Kate Isles are the Creators Behind Duluth Living Walls

DULUTH, Minn. – The Lincoln Park craft district is now home to a massive 37 foot long living wall. The concept is sprouting up in popularity across much of the nation, but the owners are proud to be the first official business right here in the Northland. “A lot of people, first their thought is, wow, and second it’s like, is…

Morning Update 4-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, April 22, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, April 22, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, April 19, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at your local news and weather making headlines Friday, April 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Cirque du Soleil CRYSTAL Glides into Amsoil Arena

Multiple Performances of the Show are Happening April 19 - 21

DULUTH, Minn. – Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to return to Duluth, Minnesota with its coolest arena show yet, CRYSTAL. The unique production  glides into Amsoil Arena in Duluth for six performances happening April 19 – 21. This is Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever experience on ice, showcasing synchronized, freestyle, and extreme skating alongside circus acts such as swinging trapeze, aerial…

Morning Update 4-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, April 19, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, April 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, morning update, News

Annual Battle of the TV Meteorologists

Meteorologists from the four stations in Duluth went head-to-head with one another for a great cause

DULUTH, Minn.- Tonight, the meteorologists of the Northland put their minds to the test, paired up with students from the Boys and Girls Club of the Northland for a quiz battle. Teams were asked math, history, and meteorology questions. There were four teams competing tonight, each representing a meteorologist from a local T.V. station. “Our kids inside its important to…

Midday Update 4-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior to Host Sauna Days Festival

Sauna Days Festival is Happening April 19 - 21

DULUTH, Minn. – Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior is thrilled to announce their first ever Sauna Days Festival happening during the weekend of April 19th through April 21st. Weekend ticket holders will get full access to everything along with comfortable lakeside lodging. For locals that don’t need a place to stay we are offering a day pass to Saturday’s main events….

Morning Update 4-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Volunteers Wanted to Help Lincoln Park Neighborhood Sparkle

The Lincoln Park Business Group Invites the Community to Help Cleanup the Neighborhood Monday, April 22

DULUTH, Minn. – You’re invited to help make the Lincoln Park Neighborhood sparkle this Earth Day. The Lincoln Park Business Group is hosting a neighborhood cleanup event on Monday, April 22. The two-part day will include a break for lunch and some visual entertainment to keep volunteers motivated. From 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. the group is looking for volunteers…

Midday Update 4-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Tickets on Sale for Wildwoods Spring Soiree Fundraiser

The Wildwoods Spring Soiree Fundraiser is Happening Sunday, April 28 at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Wildwoods Rehabilitation Center in Duluth invites the community to purchase tickets now for their upcoming Spring Soiree Fundraiser. The event is happening Sunday, April 28 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth. Attendees will enjoy a live and silent auction as well as food and beverages from local vendors in the region….

Morning Update 4-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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

Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop Happening Saturday in Duluth

The 29th Annual Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop is Taking Place Saturday, April 20

DULUTH, Minn. – In celebration of the 49th Anniversary of Earth Day, multiple downtown Duluth and Lincoln Park art galleries, UMD Tweed Museum of Art and the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) will be hosting free events on Saturday, April 20. The events are happening from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Art enthusiasts are encouraged to tour local galleries,…

Morning Update 4-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local headlines and weather Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, April 15, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, April 15, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Run, David, Run! Duluth Man to Run 16 Hours, Raise $10,000 for Healthy Kids

Duluthian David Hyopponen Plans to Run 16 Hours Monday, April 22 with the Goal of Raising $10,000 for Healthy Kids

DULUTH, Minn. – Healthy Kids Day will soon be celebrated at the Duluth Area YMCA Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ahead of the kickoff to get kids moving and active, Duluthian David Hyöppönen has a goal of running for 16 hours straight while raising more than $10,000 to go towards feeding kids in the community. This…

Duluth East National Honor Society to Host Formal Attire Drive

Duluth East Student Lauren Skar Discusses how the Community can Donate to the Dress-Wear Closet

DULUTH, Minn. – Dressing for success can come with a steep price tag. That’s why Duluth East National Honor Society President Lauren Skar and her team have worked to develop the Dress-Wear Closet at East High School. The National Honor Society will be hosting a formal dress-wear drive April 29 – May 10. Skar developed the idea after shopping for…

Morning Update 4-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, April 15, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a look at local news and weather making headlines Monday, April 15, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, News, weather

Midday Update 4-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, April 12, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, April 12, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Skiers, Snowboarders Rejoice with Mountain Meltdown at Lutsen Mountains

The Mountain Meltdown is Happening April 12 - 14 at Lutsen Mountains in Cook County

LUTSEN, Minn. – With soft snow and sunny skies, staff at Lutsen Mountains say it’s hard not to enjoy spring skiing! The annual Mountain Meltdown is happening April 12 – 14 at Lutsen Mountains in Cook County. Special deals will include two-for-one lift and lodging experiences. The Mountain Meltdown bash will also include ten bands with a live outdoor stage (weather permitting),…

ADD Shrine to Host 74th Annual Circus at the DECC

The AAD Shrine Circus is Happening Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at the Amsoil Arena in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – The AAD Shrine headquartered in Duluth is set to host the 74th annual AAD Shrine Circus Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Circus lovers will have three chances to see the entertainment up close. On Saturday, performances are taking place at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. On Sunday, the show will…

Morning Update 4-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, April 12, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at local news and weather making headlines Friday, April 12, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

School Closings & Delays Friday, April 12, 2019

School Closings & Delays Received by FOX 21 Local News Friday, April 12, 2019

Aitkin School District – 2 Hour Delay Cathedral School – Closed Carlton Schools – 2 Hour Delay Cherry School – Closed Cloquet Schools – 2 Hour Delay Cook County School District – Closed Duluth Key Zone – Closed Duluth Public Schools Administrative Offices – Closed Duluth Children’s Museum – Opening at 12 p.m. Duluth Salvation Army – Closed Esko Schools…

Capturing Mother Nature’s Wild Side from Canal Park

Hundreds of Hearty Midwesterners Flock to Canal Park to Capture Mother Nature's Wild Side

Wind gusts of more than 50mph are not stopping folks from capturing moments firsthand from the powerful April winter blast. As of Thursday morning there was no snow yet for the City of Duluth, but that didn’t stop residents and tourists from freezing for a reason to check out the natural beauty of a wild Lake Superior. “We’re from Fargo,…

Midday Update 4-11-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, April 11, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, April 11, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Caramelized Cooking Connection with Zeitgeist Arts Café

Zeitgeist Arts Cafe will Remain Open Throughout Phase Two of Superior Street Reconstruction

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection Zeitgeist Arts Cafe shows us how to make the perfect crème caramel at home or to enjoy at the Café. Check out the video above for the recipe and cooking instructions! LOCATION: Zeitgeist Arts Cafe, 222 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802 (Construction has started on Superior Street but the restaurant will remain open!) HOURS: Monday…

Morning Update 4-11-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, April 11, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at local news and weather making headlines Thursday, April 11, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-10-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at today’s top headlines and weather. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

Thinking Ahead with Health Insurance Before Traveling Abroad

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is Reminding Travelers to Think About Purchasing Travel Insurance Before Vacationing Abroad

DULUTH, Minn. – When it comes to spring break and summer vacation, it’s easy to forget about the scariest things that could happen, but insurance agents at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota say it’s important to always be prepared. Insurance agent Jeremy Hoglund stopped by FOX 21 Local News to offer tips and advice for planning ahead before…

Adopt-a-Duck Fundraiser Happening Now at Animal Allies

The Fundraiser will Help Support the Humane Education Program at Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – This week’s Animal Answers takes Northlanders deep into the pocketbook. Animal Allies is encouraging families across the area to consider adopting a different type of creature all for a good cause. “There’s no ducking around at Animal Allies,” said Michelle Sternberg, Development Officer at Animal Allies. Staff and volunteers at the Duluth shelter cannot stop quacking up….

Morning Update 4-10-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at today’s top headlines and weather. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, morning update, weather

Midday Update 4-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a look at local news and weather making headlines Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather

A Century Old Theatre That’s Trying to Make a Comeback

The Lyric Center for the Arts was built in 1911

VIRGINIA, Minn. –  A century old theater is making a come back. The arts play a significant role in any town, especially one like Virginia, Minnesota. “The theater opened in 1912, in January, and to a full house and rave reviews,” Lyric executive directory Mary McReynolds said. In 1912, the Lyric Center for the Arts was one of several stops…

UWS Science Fest Goes Beyond the Typical Volcano

The UWS Science Fest is Happening Saturday, April 6, 2019

SUPERIOR, Wis. – UWS is inviting children and adults to explore their annual Science Fest Saturday, April 6 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The topics of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and zoology will be showcased. The event is taking place in both Barstow and Swenson Halls. Barstow Hall is located at 816 North 17th Street and Swenson Hall…

Midday Update 4-4-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, April 4, 2019

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Thursday, April 4, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, News, weather