Easter

Barker’s Island Easter Fest

Over 1200 people packed Barker's Island Sunday

SUPERIOR, Wisc.- More than 1,200 people packed Barker’s Island in Superior today. It’s all for a tradition that goes back twenty years, the Easter Grand Buffet. Barker’s Island served up over two hundred pounds of ham, two hundred forty pounds of fish, and about four hundred forty pounds of potatoes Easter Sunday. Reservations started coming in three weeks ago, and…

Gloomy Weather on Easter Sunday

Cold and wet doesn't stop Northlanders from enjoying the lake.

DULUTH, Minn.- Wind, rain, clouds and cool air took over the Northland on Easter Sunday. In Canal Park, sheets of ice replaced the waves around the lighthouse. But, that didn’t stop visitors from checking out Lake Superior. “We were hoping with this strong Northeast wind we’d see some waves, but we see iceberg, which is good,” said Phil White, visiting…

Cappuccino Bon Bons

L'apothicaire Chocolat Creates Chocolate Art For Easter & Mother's Day

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are combining art and chocolate with L’apothicaire Chocolat! Tonya is a chocolatier  near the shores of Lake Superior in Superior, WI.  She has trained at Ecole Chocolat in Vancouver with Graduate Studies at  Ecole Du Grand Chocolat Valrhona in Tain L’Hermitage. Currently she has seasonal sales at Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day…

Easter Takes Over The Lake Superior Zoo

The Easter Bunny made an early appearance Wednesday night

DULUTH, Minn.- Easter is only four days away, but the Easter bunny himself made an early appearance at the Lake Superior Zoo today. Parents and their kids were able to dye eggs of all different colors, and get some free candy. Also, the kids got a chance to take their picture with the Easter Bunny. Matt Peterson, a father who…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Canal Park Toystore Brings Back Traditional Toys

Toys For Keeps in Canal Park preparing for Easter rush.

DULUTH, Minn.- In an age where many kids are glued to screens, toys can be an important tool to use their imagination and build social skills. The owner of Toys for Keeps hopes her traditional toys can help everyone feel like kids again. “This is a family friendly store,” said Cindy McCabe. “We have the grandparents and the parents and the…

Rustic Inn Update

Two months following a kitchen fire, the owner gave us an estimated date for re-opening

TWO HARBORS, Minn.- A popular cafe along the North Shore is preparing to re-open after a kitchen fire earlier this year. The Rustic Inn in Castle Danger just outside of Two Harbors has been closed since late January. Crews are working inside to get it up and running by Easter. While the building is shut down to customers right now,…

Northland Winter Doesn’t Stop Ash Wednesday Services

St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Duluth holds services.

DULUTH, Minn.- Churches across the Northland are renewing their faith during Ash Wednesday. St. Paul’s in Duluth held two services where members burned last year’s palms, signifying their mortality and dedication to Christ. The Pastor said that even though this has been a harsh winter, that hasn’t slowed the faith of his congregation. “Especially some of our elders, to be…

Easter EGG-stravaganza at Lake Superior Zoo

The family friendly environment had free games, special animal enrichment and an Easter egg hunt.

DULUTH, Minn. – Many people in the Northland kicked off their holiday weekend at the annual Easter EGG–stravaganza at the Lake Superior Zoo. Zoo staff tell us when the doors opened at 10 a.m. it was like Black Friday with people piling in. The family friendly environment had free games, special animal enrichment and an Easter egg hunt. The special…

Animal Answers: Easter Baskets Over Bunnies

Education Coordinators at Lake Superior Zoo Remind of the Commitment Bunnies and Chickens Come With

DULUTH, Minn. – With Easter right around the corner, many folks are purchasing candies, baskets and other gifts for children ahead of the holiday. However, Lake Superior Zoo Education Program Coordinator Jessamy Schwartz says now is not the time to purchase a bunny or chicken for your children. She wants to remind people that these animals can live to be…

Egg-citing Event Coming to Lake Superior Zoo

The Annual Easter Egg-stravaganza is Expected to Attract Thousands to the Lake Superior Zoo

DULUTH, Minn. – An event happening this weekend in the Northland is sure to attract thousands to the Lake Superior Zoo! Preparations are well underway for the annual Easter Egg-stravaganza. It all happens this Saturday and organizers say it’s the largest public, pre-Easter fun activity in the Twin Ports. With fun for the entire family, you’re invited to stop by…

Thinking Twice Before Buying Rabbits, Chickens

Zookeepers Remind Northlanders to Think Twice Before Buying Cute Bunnies and Chicks for Gifts

DULUTH, Minn. – The Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth is home to many exotic animals, but we can’t forget about our barnyard friends! Zookeepers say rabbits and chickens are once again gaining in popularity as the season turns to spring. In this week’s Animal Answers, FOX 21’s Brett Scott found out why it might be best to just visit them at…