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New Local Business Taking Stress Out Of Holiday Baking

Lake Superior Baking Co. Began in October of 2019; Hermantown Resident Chloe Harris is the Founder of the Company

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Baking is all the buzz in the kitchen of one Hermantown resident. 17-year-old Chloe Harris started Lake Superior Baking Co. in October of 2019. Harris says she has had a passion for baking since she was 7-years-old. Now she’s turning her passion into a profession by starting up her very own company. Harris bakes out of her…

Gobble, Gobble! Tickets on Sale for 71st Annual Lincoln Park Business Group Turkey Bingo

Turkey Bingo is Happening Wednesday, November 20, and Thursday, November 21

DULUTH, Minn. – Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing. Lincoln Park Business Group is inviting all Northlanders to purchase tickets now for the 71st Annual Turkey Bingo. This year, they’re adding another day to the madness for double the amount of fun. Turkey Bingo will be played Wednesday, November 20 and Thursday, November 21….

Morning Update 11-20-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Wisconsin Firearm Deer Season Begins Saturday

Wisconsin's Traditional Nine-Day Firearm Deer Season Gets Under Way Saturday, November 23

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season starts Saturday. The season begins just before dawn and will run until just after sunset on Sunday, December 1. Hunters will be allowed to kill does in every county for the first time in a decade, a sign that the herd is robust across the state. The state Department of Natural…

Governor Walz Urges Public Hearings to Break Insulin Impasse

Lawmakers Report Little Progress Made in Closed-Door Talks Over the Past Month Regarding the Cost of Insulin

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Tim Walz is urging Minnesota lawmakers to hold public hearings to try to break an impasse over legislation to make insulin more affordable. Lawmakers have made little apparent progress in closed-door talks over the past month toward reconciling the differences between competing House Democratic and Senate Republican plans. Their last meeting was Friday. The…

Midday Update 11-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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It’s Turkey Fry Time! Marine General Hosting Annual Fundraiser Wednesday

Marine General is Hosting the Annual Turkey Fry Fundraiser Wednesday, November 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – 60 turkeys will be deep fried outside Marine General in Duluth on Wednesday, November 20. The public is invited to stop by the store located at 1501 London Road from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for turkey sandwiches, ice fishing information, and more. The 11th annual event will also kick off Bob’s Bike Drive. This year, more…

Morning Update 11-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Midday Update 11-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 18, 2019

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Bluebird Foundation Inc. Hosts 2019 Christmas By The Lake CD Release Party

The CD Release Party is Happening Wednesday, November 20 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Greysolon Plaza Ballroom

DULUTH, Minn. – In its first five years of existence, The Bluebird Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, has awarded nearly $50,000 in grants and scholarships to regional high school age youth in the performing arts. The foundation’s major annual fundraiser is the Christmas by the Lake Album. The annual music album (two CD’s or digital download) consisting of 33…

Morning Update 11-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 18, 2019

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Volunteers Needed for Annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at DECC

The Annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at the DECC is Happening Thursday, November 28

DULUTH, Minn. – More than 5,000 Northlanders will receive a free, home cooked meal on Thanksgiving thanks to help from hundreds of local volunteers. Organizers of the annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center are in crucial need of volunteers to help make the event a success once again this year. Organizer Monica Hendrickson says volunteers are…

Midday Update 11-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 15, 2019

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More Than 180 Vendors Set Up for Festival of Trees at the DECC

The Junior League of Duluth is Hosting the Annual Festival of Trees Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17

DULUTH, Minn. – The 2019 Junior League of Duluth (JLD) annual Festival of Trees at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) is happening Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17. This year’s event includes more than 180 vendors for shoppers to enjoy. Festival of Trees is the JLD’s largest fundraiser. Proceeds go to support JLD and community projects, including…

Morning Update 11-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 15, 2019

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Midday Update 11-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 14, 2019

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UWS Theatre Presents Production of “Gaslight”

The Production will Open Friday, November 15 on the Campus of UW-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. – UWS Theatre is proud to present its latest production, “Gaslight.” Written in 1938 and set in a foggy, dreary London, “Gaslight” follows the shady Jack Manningham and his search for hidden jewels all while hiding this quest from his wife, Bella, by attempting to convince her that she is going insane. Luckily, a police detective becomes involved…

Morning Update 11-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Midday Update 11-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa Returns to Miller Hill Mall Saturday

With the Return of Santa Claus to the Miller Hill Mall, Legacy Toys will Also Kick off Their Annual Toy Drive

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Saturday, November 16, you’re encouraged to bring the kiddos to enjoy Breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and a few other well-known characters. The event is kicking off the holiday season at the Miller Hill Mall in Duluth. Janet Fawcett with the Miller Hill Mall, and Peter Cpin, Owner of Legacy Toys, stopped by FOX 21 Local…

Phase One of Lake Superior Zoo’s New Bear Country Exhibit Almost Complete

CEO Erik Simonson Says Phase One of Bear Country Should be Complete in Roughly Eight Weeks

DULUTH, Minn. – The new Bear Country Exhibit at the Lake Superior Zoo has been years in the making. Construction crews are currently on site, work is being completed as quickly as possible, and four of the zoo’s new animals have arrived. “Essentially, we have become the parents to our two new bears,” said Dave Thompson, Director of Animal Management…

Morning Update 11-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Midday Update 11-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall to Visit Duluth Saturday

Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club Hosting Two Events Saturday, November 16, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – Two big events are happening Saturday, November 16, put on by the Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club. Club President Dan Maki and committee member Annalisa Peterson stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat about how the public can get involved. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist, U.S. Nordic Ski Team legend, and breast cancer survivor Kikkan Randall will first…

Morning Update 11-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Midday Update 11-11-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 11, 2019

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Lake Superior Zoo Hosting Annual Uncorked and Tapped for Conservation Fundraiser

The Fundraiser is Happening Thursday, November 14, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – The Lake Superior Zoo invites you to the annual Uncorked and Tapped for Conservation Fundraiser on Thursday, November 14 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The event is happening at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth. The evening will include wine and beer tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, raffles, and more. Proceeds from this event go towards…

Chester Bowl Improvement Club Hosting Annual Skis, Suds, Slices Fundraiser

Skis, Suds & Slices Fundraiser is Happening Friday, November 15

DULUTH, Minn. – The 12th Annual Skis, Suds and Slices fundraiser is happening Friday, November 15 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth (2920 West Michigan Street). Skis, Suds and Slices is a pizza, wine, and beer tasting event with a silent auction. Participants will get to vote on the “Twin Ports’ Best Pizza” to help…

Morning Update 11-11-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 11, 2019

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Midday Update 11-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 8, 2019

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Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center Welcomes New Executive Director

Executive Director Dustin Heckman Took Over at the Bong Center Effective Thursday, November 7

SUPERIOR, Wis. – As of Thursday, November 7, the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is now being run under the leadership of Dustin Heckman. Heckman is from Red Wing, Minnesota. He says he has always wanted to move to the Twin Ports, and this was his chance to do so. Heckman was previously the Coordinator of the Minnesota Alliance…

Morning Update 11-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 8, 2019

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Midday Update 11-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Yarn Harbor Searching for Volunteers, Winter Apparel Donations

Warm Up the City Donations Needed; Volunteers to Place Items Around the City of Duluth Saturday, November 16

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening now through Saturday, November 16, Northlanders are encouraged to donate hats, mittens, scarves, and other warm winter items to Yarn Harbor in Duluth. The store is located at 4629 East Superior Street in Duluth. They’re open Monday & Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from…

Morning Update 11-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Midday Update 11-6-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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Special Report: Professionals Helping Prepare For, Study Different Aspects of Grief

FOX 21's Brett Scott Examines the Landscape When it Comes to Getting Through a Tough Time of Loss

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s a topic many shy away from, talking about what happens after we lose a loved one, and are left to live in the physical world without them. FOX 21’s Brett Scott examines how grief is studied on an academic level, and prepared for with the help of hospice professionals. “I think that mostly why I’m in…

St. Luke’s Holiday Sale Raising Funds for Volunteer Service Guild

The Annual Holiday Fundraiser Begins Thursday, November 7 in the St. Luke's Hospital Gift Shop

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Luke’s Volunteer Service Guild’s Annual Holiday Sale, Bake Sale and Raffle is happening Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8 in the St. Luke’s Hospital Gift Shop. Shoppers can find a wide selection of LED pictures, mugs, picture sets, holiday decorations and homemade bake sale items. Raffle tickets will be sold for $2 again this…

Great Lakes Aquarium, Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss Partner to Bring New Experience to Visitors

Tour the Great Lakes Aquarium by Touch; Kickoff Event Taking Place Saturday, November 9

DULUTH, Minn. – More than three million people in the United States live with vision loss, whether it be partial, full, for a lifetime, or later on in life. Great Lakes Aquarium is now working hard to break down barriers, making sure every visitor receives the same satisfaction no matter how much they’re able to see or hear. “If you…

Morning Update 11-6-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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Production Crew Makes a Pit Stop in Duluth, Focused on Renewable Energy

The Production Crew will be Shooting Scenes at Canal Park Brewery for an Upcoming Series to be Released

DULUTH, Minn. – On Tuesday, November 5 at 12:00 p.m., an electric powered road trip will be making a stop in Duluth highlighting inspirational individuals in our community and businesses going above and beyond to become more sustainable with green energy. The What Fuels – electric road trip is happening from October 28 through November 7. The purpose is to…

Midday Update 11-5-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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Opera Studio at UMD Presenting Production of “Love Scenes”

The Production of "Love Scenes" is Happening Friday, November 8 in Weber Music Hall on the Campus of UMD

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Friday, November 8, you’re encouraged to make way to Weber Music Hall on the campus of UMD. Opera Studio is proud to present a very special program titled, “Love Scenes.” The production begins at 7:30 p.m. Performers Rachel Inselman and Adam Gieber stopped by FOX 21 Local News Tuesday morning to chat about the upcoming performance….

Special Report: Finding “The New Normal” After the Loss of a Loved One

FOX 21's Brett Scott Examines the Landscape When it Comes to Getting Through a Tough Time of Loss

DULUTH, Minn. – Moving on after the loss of a loved one can be a very tough experience. Many choose to keep quiet, dealing with emotions alone instead of reaching out for support and guidance when moving forward. It’s been just over three months since FOX 21’s Brett Scott lost his mother. She battled cancer with grace and courage for…

Morning Update 11-5-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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Midday Update 11-4-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 4, 2019

  Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Peoples for a local look at news and weather making headlines Monday, November 4, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Anthony Peoples, Brett Scott, community, Local News, midday update

Nominations Now Open for ‘Best Christmas Ever’ Giveaway

Nominations are Open Until Friday, November 15

DULUTH, Minn. – Best Christmas Ever is a non-profit organization working to partner with business leaders and communities across the country to lift up families who have fallen on difficult times due to health conditions and other life challenges. The vision of Best Christmas Ever started when Co-Founder Don Liimatainen began battling Ulcerative Colitis in 2010. It was Christmas Eve,…

Morning Update 11-4-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, November 4, 2019

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Midday Update 11-1-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, November 1, 2019

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Golden Hits Concert Features Duluth Musician Todd Eckart

Golden Hits Concert is Happening Saturday, November 2 in Mitchell Auditorium on the Campus of St. Scholastica

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Saturday, November 2 in Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, you’re invited to enjoy a night of the golden hits with Duluth musician Todd Eckart and the band. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. and is expected to wrap up around 9:00 p.m. The Golden Hits Concert is serving as a fundraiser…