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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

Morning 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, morning update, weather

Midday Update 8-15-19

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

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

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

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

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

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, morning update, weather

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…

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…

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

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

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

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…

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

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

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

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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

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

Blueberry Festival to Benefit Iron River Lions Club This Weekend

The 55th Annual Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival is Happening July 25 - 28

IRON RIVER, Wis. – Food, fun and live entertainment is taking over the community of Iron River, Wisconsin Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28. The 55th annual Iron River Lion Club Blueberry Festival is set to raise money for community programs and projects. The money raised from the Blueberry Festival goes directly back into the community for vision screening…

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

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…

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…

Fish Heads to Perform Thursday Evening in Gary New Duluth

The Fish Heads' Performance is One of Three Free Musical Events Happening this Summer in Gary New Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Fish Heads and Friends, an evening of blues to bluegrass, will entertain crowds Thursday, July 25 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Gary New Duluth Pavilion. Fish Heads and Friends will perform starting at 5:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public to attend. Concessions will be available for sale. This is…

Midday Update 7-23-19

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

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

U.S. Navy Photographer Remembers Return of Apollo for Moon Landing Anniversary

NORTHLAND UNCOVERED: Patrick Shaw remembers his time as U.S. Navy Photogressman 2nd Class

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been 50 years since the return of the Apollo 11 module that carried the three astronauts who first walked on the moon. It’s a moment millions call one of the greatest achievements of man. July 1969, American astronauts landed on the moon. And the events that followed, only few had the chance to see in person….

BWCA Trip Brings Peace, Tranquility to Local Veterans

Click Below if You'd Like to Donate to the 2020 Veterans to the BWCA Trip

LAKE ISABELLA, Minn. – More than a dozen area veterans recently returned home after experiencing a life changing getaway. The annual Veterans to the BWCA excursion started in 2018 after Hayes Scriven, Executive Director of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior, wanted to come up with a way to give back while also helping disabled veterans and…

Morning Update 7-23-19

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

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

Coffee Conversation: All Pints North Brew Fest at Bayfront Festival Park

All Pints North Brew Fest is Happening Saturday, July 27 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Craft brew enthusiasts are invited to raise a glass and cheers Saturday, July 27 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The All Pints North Brew Fest, established in 2012, is back for another year featuring more than 120 craft breweries. Attendees will have the chance to sample from all of the…

Midday Update 7-22-19

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

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

Purrfect Film Festival Happening Saturday at Zeitgeist

The New York Cat Film Festival is Happening Saturday, July 27 at Zeitgeist Zinema 2

DULUTH, Minn. – The Cat Film Festival (TM) is an exploration through film of the fascinating felines who share our lives, creating a shared audience experience that inspires, educates and entertains. Cats have their own unique and indescribable bond with people, even when living independently as community cats. Event organizers say for far too long, felines have been the “invisible”…

Morning Update 7-22-19

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

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

Midday Update 7-19-19

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

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot give an update on local news and weather making headlines Friday, July 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Reggae, World Music to be Jammin’ on Stage Saturday in Duluth

The Reggae and World Music Festival is Happening Saturday, July 20

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Saturday, July 20, the 14th annual Bayfront Reggae and World Music festival will attract folks from all across the globe. Show producer Janna Dreher and entertainer Olatunji stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday morning to chat about the upcoming festival. Gates will open Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The festival is open to all ages, and…