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Bockfest Ushers in Spring at Fitger’s

Blessing of the Bock Taking Place Thursday

DULUTH, Minn. – An annual event ushering Spring is getting underway this week.   The 23rd Annual Fitger’s Bockfest starts up Thursday. Throughout the three-day celebration there will be authentic German food, nightly music and local beer. Things get underway on Thursday, March 9 at 5:00 p.m. with the annual blessing of the bock. On Friday, March 10 the beer…

Savory Meals for a Good Deal

Eat Downtown: Duluth Restaurant Week

DULUTH, Minn. – This week Northlanders can experience a delicious dish at many restaurants in the city. Eat Downtown: Duluth Restaurant Week is running Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 10. Participating restaurants are offering $10 lunch and $25 dinner deals. For a full list of restaurants participating, and to view the menus, head to the Greater Downtown Council website….

Women’s Expo Returns to DECC

Coffee Conversation: Duluth Women's Expo

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Women’s Expo is back in Duluth. The annual event will be taking place Saturday, March 11 at the DECC. This year there will be more than 100 exhibitors. Women Rock, a fundraising organization benefiting breast cancer, will also have a presence at the event this year. Doors will be open for the expo from 9…

Help Save Lives During Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross is Looking for Your Help in Donating Blood During Red Cross Month

DULUTH, Minn. – Since 1943, every United States President has proclaimed the month of March to be Red Cross Month. To help kick off the month of recognition, the Northern Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross is partnering with Castle Danger Brewing to host the first Red Cross blood drive in Two Harbors. The drive started Thursday at noon, giving…

Ski Club to Host Celebration of the Sport and Season

Duluth Cross Country Ski Club Holds "Tour Duluth"

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend is the 12th running of DXC’s Tour Duluth, a celebration of the ski trails in Duluth and all the people who make it all happen. Duluth Cross Country Ski Club members tell us the club had a very successful year in 2016. The club is hoping to celebrate that success with this year’s Tour Duluth…

Renegade Theater Presenting “Hand to God”

Performance Taking Place at Teatro Zuccone

DULUTH, Minn. – Renegade Theater Company is currently presenting their latest production at Teatro Zuccone. In “Hand to God” mild-mannered Jason unhappily has to participate in a Jesus-themed puppet show at his church and he soon discovers that his puppet, Tyrone, has a mind of its own. “Hand to God” is running Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through March 11. All…

Local Business Remains Family-Owned for Decades

Northland Uncovered: Dee Independent Launders and Cleaners

DULUTH, Minn. – Family businesses fill the Northland and inside the doors of one Duluth business everyone is family. Driving down Superior Street it’s hard to miss the vintage sign marking Dee Independent Launders and Cleaners. The business has been owned by this family for 37 years and the previous owner had the business for 40 years. “We have a…

Runners Get Inspiration from Olympic Athlete

Gearing Up for Grandma's

DULUTH, Minn. – Grandma’s Marathon weekend is just a few months away and training season is in full–swing. To help runners along in their training journey, Essentia Health and Grandma’s Marathon are hosting the annual Gearing up for Grandma’s pre–race seminar on Saturday, March 4 with keynote speaker, Jeff Galloway. This is a free event from 10 a.m. to 12…

Animal Answers: Microchipping Month

One in Three Animals Will Go Missing at Some Point, Animal Allies is Looking to Help

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Animal Answers, FOX 21’s Brett Scott took a trip to Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth to find out more about a helpful event happening during the month of February. Statistics show one in three animals will go missing at some point in the life, leading to an array of problems. To celebrate Micro…

Northland Beer Lovers to fill Brewer’s Row

Brewer's Row Poker Pub Crawl

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend the 1st Annual Brewer’s Row Poker Pub Crawl is taking place. Brewer’s Row recognizes craft beer establishments along Superior St. in downtown Duluth. The crawl begins at 6:30 p.m. at The Blind Pig where participants will receive a glass to bring to each bar. Then, participants will drink one beer from each location, starting with…

Busy Day for The Rose Man

Bouquets are Blowing out the Door at Duluth's Iconic Pink Place on Central Entrance

DULUTH, Minn. – We all know roses are red, violets can be blue, and on Tuesday, Duluth’s iconic Rose Man was a popular destination too! Those working at the popular Duluth flower shop this Valentine’s Day, say they didn’t get much sleep last night. “I just like to make sure that everyone gets what they want to come for, and…

Valentine’s Fun for the Family

Duluth KidsClub 3rd Annual Valentine's Extravaganza

DULUTH, Minn. – Family fun will be had this weekend as the Duluth KidsClub hosts the 3rd Annual Valentine’s Extravaganza. There will be singing, dancing, bouncing, sliding, crafting, printing photo booth keepsakes, playing games and winning prizes, indulging in sweets and treats, and meeting costumed characters. This is taking place Saturday, February 11th at the Clyde Iron in Duluth. Event…

Canadian Forces Snowbirds Make Visit to Cirrus Aircraft

The Snowbirds are Preparing for the Upcoming 2017 Duluth Air and Aviation Expo Presented by St. Luke's

DULUTH, Minn. – Despite the frigid cold we experienced in the Northland Wednesday, it didn’t stop the Canadian Forces Snowbirds from flocking into Cirrus Aviation earlier in the day. The visit by the military flight demonstration team is in preparation for their longer visit this summer when they will be performing at the 2017 Duluth Air and Aviation Expo presented…

Man Shot Inside Duluth Home

No Arrests Have Been Made

A man is being treated at the hospital after being shot in Duluth Saturday evening at 11:53 p.m. Police say they responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of North 65th Avenue West. Investigators determined there was a party at the victim’s home, and shots were fired at the house. A 37-year-old man was struck inside…

History of The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce

Northland Uncovered

DULUTH, Minn. – Downtown Duluth is bustling with growing businesses moving into the Zenith City. The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce played a role in that as they were founded the same year the city was incorporated. “We started in the core of downtown when there were very few buildings in the entire city,” said David Ross, President and CEO…

Re-Icing Likely Tonight as Road Temperatures Drop After Sunset & Wintry Mix Persists

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tonight

High temperatures today were again above freezing in the mid and upper 30’s. We saw mainly light rain falling in waves across the Northland.  The fog has returned and is reducing visibilites once again. Tonight as the sun sets we will see temperatures falling again to just around the freezing mark. This will likely put road surface temperatures below freezing…

UMD Police Investigate Reported Assaults

Two Females Report Being Assaulted in the Same Location

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD Police are investigating multiple reported assaults and are searching for a possible suspect. According to a campus alert two females have been assaulted in the same area, possibly by the same person. At 7:15 Thursday, a female reported to police she was physically assaulted at St. Marie and Kirby Street. Following the issue of a campus…

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson’s 2017 Outlook

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson has officially made it one year on the job as the city’s top leader. Larson says she’s proud of a year full of creating, mending and building relationships. But now for 2017, it’s time, she says, to really get work done. “It’s like, phew, we got that done. Now we can actually start accelerating and getting…

Great Outdoors: Junior Curling Program

Every Tuesday night from November to March, the club instructs about 70 young curlers

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Curling Club has a rich tradition for its global accomplishments. And for the last twenty years, they’ve been helping kids learn the sport through its junior program. Every Tuesday night from November to March, the club instructs more than 70 young curlers. This year they took in twenty new members who had never played the…

Delivering Food in the Cold

Drivers wear multiple layers as they make deliveries

DULUTH, Minn. – Despite the cold weather, delivery drivers are outside delivering food across the Northland. Tanner Carlson wears four layers of clothes as he makes his Pizza Luce deliveries in sub–zero temperatures. He says the worst part of the cold is waiting at doors hoping the customers answer, but he stays positive about doing his job in the freezing…

Santa Stops By Fitgers In Duluth

He Visited Kids With His Reindeer Waldo

DULUTH, Minn. – Santa Claus is still out there, asking kids what they would like for Christmas. It was Santa’s last trip to the Fitger’s Complex, and he brought along his reindeer friend, Waldo. Being from the North Pole, Santa and Waldo were not afraid of the cold temps. “Thank you to all the meteorologists and all the people that…