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Huntington’s Disease Society of America Hosting ‘Hope Walk’ in Duluth

Duluth Team Hope Walk is Happening Saturday, Sept. 25 Beginning at 11 a.m. at Endion Park

DULUTH, Minn. – Team Hope is Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. This year’s walk is happening Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at Endion Park, located…

Pfizer: COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Children Ages 5 to 11

The Vaccine Maker Plans to Seek Authorization in U.S., Britain, and Europe

(Associated Press) – Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11. The vaccine maker said Monday it plans to seek authorization for this age group soon in the U.S., Britain, and Europe. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older. But many parents are anxiously awaiting…

Morning Update 9-20-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, September 20, 2021

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Billman Estate Sale Features Vintage Tractors, Countless Collectibles & Antiques

The Billman Estate Sale is Happening at 6448 Ellison Road in Twig, Minnesota

TWIG, Minn. – How often do you get the chance to purchase a running tractor from the 1930s? This weekend only, the opportunities are endless for collectors in the Northland. “Tractors, parts, pedal tractors – absolute insanity in reality,” said Gregg Billman, the son of Donn and Aileen Billman. A piece of private property is open for business this weekend…

Midday Update 9-17-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 17, 2021

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Morning Update 9-17-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 17, 2021

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Itasca County Health Officials Concerned as Delta Variant Spreads

Vaccination Rates Continue to Climb, but Health Officials Say More Work Needs to be Done

ITASCA COUNTY, Minn. – Health officials in Itasca County are looking to get ahead of the spread as the Delta variant of COVID-19 is being passed through community transmission. “We have to get back to basics. Everyone is tired of COVID and no one wants to be doing this anymore, but we do know what works,” said Kayla Scrivner, COO…

Midday Update 9-16-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Essentia Urologist Explains Importance of Screening for Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

DULUTH, Minn. – One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Dr. Nathan Hoffman, a urologist with Essentia Health in Duluth, explains why it’s so vital to begin routine screening at the right time in your life. “In general, if you’re starting to feel the symptoms, you’re a little bit later on the scale of…

Potato Salad Perfection Inside the Kitchen of Howard’s Que

Cooking Connection: Homemade Potato Salad with Howard's Que

DULUTH, Minn. – We’re back at Howard’s Que in this week’s Cooking Connection where we get a sneak peek into Howard’s famous potato salad. While some of the ingredients remain a family secret,  the source of inspiration shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. The amazing potato salad is a great compliment to the delicious, fall of the bone ribs, at…

Morning Update 9-16-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Midday Update 9-15-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Chief Meteorologist Sam Gabrielli for a local look at news and weather making headlines Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, community, Ken Slama, Local News, midday update, News, weather

Fall Fest Returns to Duluth’s Chester Bowl This Saturday

Fall Fest Was Canceled in 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

DULUTH, Minn. – The 36th annual Chester Bowl Fall Fest is happening Saturday, Sept. 18 at Chester Bowl in Duluth from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s festival will feature over 130 vendors selling locally and hand-made items, a farmers market, live music, nearly a dozen food vendors, and activities for families and children. The Chester Bowl Improvement Club…

Visitors Flock to See Fall Migration at Duluth’s Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

Hawk Weekend Festival is Happening Friday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 19

DULUTH, Minn. – Each fall, millions of birds flock south, migrating to warmer climates for the winter months. Happening now, the natural phenomenon is attracting repeat visitors, and new watchers to Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory for the great fall migration. “Would you like to see 10,000 hawks in one day come right over your head?” If you ask the average…

Morning Update 9-15-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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Wide Variety of Pumpkins to Pick From at Farmer Doug’s Patch

Farmer Doug's Pumpkin Patch is Located at 3361 Lindahl Road in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Autumn is the perfect time of year to promote the significance of agriculture. That’s exactly what one local farmer and his family continue to do this year as they welcome hundreds to pick their own pumpkins. “It’s getting cold so I’m feeling the fall vibes so we decided to come to pick pumpkins,” said Sabrina Fosness, visiting…

Midday Update 9-14-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Ross Perko, a Pediatric Oncologist with Essentia Health, Discusses Topics Related to Childhood Cancer

DULUTH, Minn. – Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations around the world. With a goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer, the American Childhood Cancer Organization encourages everyone to Go Gold® during September in honor and in memory of kids with cancer. Click here to learn more from…

Morning Update 9-14-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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Midday Update 9-13-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, September 13, 2021

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Duluth Oktoberfestival Returning to Bayfront Park

Duluth Oktoberfestival is Happening Sept. 17, 18, 19 at Bayfront Festival Park

DULUTH, Minn. – Grab your stein and dig out the lederhosen! Duluth Oktoberfestival makes a return to Bayfront Festival Park on Sept. 17, 18, and 19. This is the second time the event is taking place. COVID-19 sidelined the festival back in 2020. The family fun begins Friday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. Duluth Oktoberfestival 2021 will feature the largest…

Morning Update 9-13-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, September 13, 2021

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Echo Valley Motocross Park Attracting Riders of All Ages

Active Adventures: Ken Visits the Echo Valley Motocross Park

BROOKSTON, Minn. – In this week’s Active Adventures, we are in Brookston, Minnesota to check out a motocross event at Echo Valley Motocross Park. Participants of all ages came out to compete in a weekend of family fun at the track. They have a few more events scheduled still this year so be sure to check them out! Click here…

Midday Update 9-10-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 10, 2021

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Twin Ports ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ Happening Saturday

The Walk Begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021

DULUTH, Minn. – Residents of the Twin Ports are encouraged to join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 11 along the Lakewalk in Duluth. Check-in begins at 1 p.m. at the DECC. The opening ceremony of the Walk begins at 2 p.m. outside the DECC with the walk to follow along the Lakewalk. This year, the Alzheimer’s Association has…

Morning Update 9-10-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 10, 2021

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Judy Garland Museum Seeing Strong Visitation in 2021

A Recent $10,000 Donation from Celebrity John Oliver is Helping Keep the Museum in Good Standing Financially

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave small, non-profit organizations scrambling to pay the bills from month to month. Staff at the Judy Garland Museum are thankful for visitors, and the recent visibility they’ve received from a well-known celebrity. If you’re off to see the wizard in Northern Minnesota, you’ll end up smack dab in the middle…

Midday Update 9-9-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 9, 2021

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Lake Superior Harvest Festival Returns to Bayfront Park

Lake Superior Harvest Festival is Happening Saturday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Fall is the perfect time of year to get your hands on locally grown, farm-fresh produce and goods. The Lake Superior Harvest Festival will return to Bayfront Festival Park on Saturday, September 11. It’s happening from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Participants are invited to enjoy the largest farmer’s market in the region as well as artisan…

Howard’s Que Sets Up Shop in Duluth’s All American Club

Cooking Connection: Chicken Vegetable Alfredo from Howard's Que

DULUTH, Minn. – This week’s Cooking Connection takes you to Howard’s Que in the Lincoln Park Craft District of Duluth. Owner Howard Ross now operates his business out of the All American Club. Aside from ribs, potato salad, and other traditional BBQ staples, Ross also whips up a mouthwatering chicken alfredo with mixed vegetables. Click here to see the full…

Morning Update 9-9-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 9, 2021

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Midday Update 9-8-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 8, 2021

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama share an update on news and weather making headlines Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Ken Slama, Local News, midday update, News, weather

Morning Update 9-8-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 8, 2021

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama share an update on news and weather making headlines Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, community, duluth, Headlines, Ken Slama, Local News, morning update, News, Tourism, weather

Midday Update 9-7-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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Morning Update 9-7-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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Midday Update 9-6-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, September 6, 2021

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Healthy Breakfast, Lunch Options as Students Head Back to School

Mary Cherne, St. Luke's Clinical Dietitian, Offers Tips to Help Parents and Children Ahead of the Return-to-Learn

DULUTH, Minn. – Without a healthy lunch, kids can have trouble concentrating, lack energy for after-school activities, and may end up filling up on low-nutrient snacks. St. Luke’s Clinical Dietitian Mary Cherne offers these tips to get started packing health lunches your kids will actually eat. Get kids involved. Let them pick out their lunch box and let them choose…

Morning Update 9-6-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, September 6, 2021

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Midday Update 9-3-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 3, 2021

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Lake Superior Disc Golf Community Encourages More Players to Join

Active Adventures: Disc Golfing Throughout Enger Park Golf Course

DULUTH, Minn. – This week’s Active Adventures takes Ken disc golfing at Enger Park Golf Course which shares its space with a disc golf course. It is one of the multiple courses here in the Twin Ports where you can get out and enjoy the natural beauty of the Northland, especially this time of year as the leaves begin to…

Morning Update 9-3-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, September 3, 2021

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Midday Update 9-2-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 2, 2021

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Morning Update 9-2-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, September 2, 2021

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Midday Update 9-1-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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‘H2O: Watersheds at Work,’ Set to Replace Aging Water Table Exhibit at Great Lakes Aquarium

Demo Will Begin After Labor Day; The New Exhibit is Expected to be Open by November 20

DULUTH, Minn. – Chances are if you’ve visited the Great Lakes Aquarium over the past 21 years of its existence, you’ve submerged yourself in the interactive water table exhibit, learning firsthand why H2O is so important to life on earth. Now since opening in 2000, change is coming to one of the aquarium’s most engaging displays. “It supports life, it…

Morning Update 9-1-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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Midday Update 8-31-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 31, 2021

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama share news and weather making headlines across the region. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Ken Slama, midday update, News, weather

Morning Update 8-31-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 31, 2021

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama share news and weather making headlines across the region. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, community, Headlines, Ken Slama, Local News, morning update, News, weather

COVID-19 Pandemic Brings Spike in Business for Discoverpc.NET

The Locally Owned Computer Solutions Center Offers Tech Assistance on Various Platforms

SUPERIOR, Wis. – If there’s one thing the past year and a half has taught us, it’s that we’re living in a technologically advanced world. Throughout that time, Discoverpc.NET in Superior has been helping to keep residents connected to the cyber world. “When I got into computers, it was pretty much a green screen commodore,” said Travus Elm, PC support…

Midday Update 8-30-21

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 30, 2021

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