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UMD Students Simulate How to Immigrate for Constitution Day

"Immigration Simulation" takes kids through the struggles of our country's immigration process.

DULUTH, Minn.- September 17th is federally recognized as Constitution and Citzenship Day. Tuesday at UMD, some students had an experience that shows what it’s like when you’re trying to get into the United States as an immigrant. “A Mile in their Shoes, an Immigration Simulation” allowed students to mimic going through the immigration process both legally and illegally. Stations included…

Friday March 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday February 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Friday December 28, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Thursday December 20, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday October 10, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Volunteers Hike 10 Miles for Veterans

Nearly Naked Ruck March Raises Money for Local Non-Profits

DULUTH, Minn. – Cold, snow, ice and strong winds chilled marchers at the Nearly Naked Ruck March this morning at Bayfront Park in Duluth. 229 people came from all over the region, including 23 children, carrying a heavy bag on their shoulders to represent the emotional weight veterans carry after combat. The event raised money for the local food shelf,…

Monday March 26, 2018: Evening Forecast

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The Duluth Experience Offers Ice Kayaking Tour

Active Adventures: Ice Kayaking

DULUTH, Minn. – True signs of Spring, the snow is slowly melting and this ice is thawing as ships begin moving in and out of the harbor. For this week’s Active Adventures, the FOX 21 morning crew took advantage of the slightly warmer weather to get outside. The Duluth Experience team is giving ice kayaking tours beginning in April and…

Ice Racing to Bring Ice to Life at Annual Ice Festival

MIRA Featured at Lake Superior Ice Festival

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This weekend the ice will come alive on Barker’s Island in Superior as the Midwest Ice Racing Association riders compete. This is part of the Lake Superior Ice Festival on Saturday, January 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A-Class Rider, Brock Zychowski, stopped by FOX 21 this morning. Zychowski says the sport gives an adrenaline rush…

Wednesday January 10, 2018: Evening Forecast

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Friday April 28, 2017, Evening Forecast

Sunshine to Start the Weekend, Snow to End it.

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Sleet, Ice, Freezing Rain and Snow Hits the Northland

One Half of an Inch of Sleet Accumulates in Duluth, While A Quarter of an Inch of Ice Blankets the North Shore in April.

DULUTH, Minn. – Mother Nature sure has a grip on the Northland and it looks and feels like it is taking revenge on us in late April! A Wintry mix of ice pellets, sleet, freezing rain and snow fell across Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin today. It fell in a light to moderate intensity, as small ice pellets and sleet in…

Mid-March Cold Snap

Wind Chill Advisory Doesn't Stop Northlanders From Their Daily Routine

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been an unseasonably cold Mid-March day across the Northland and it’s likely the last cold snap of the season. A Wind Chill Advisory was in effect earlier this morning until 9am, feel like temperatures dropped down to -30° below zero. This frigid Friday didn’t stop some Northlanders from their daily routine though. “I like the weather…

Messy Morning Commute for Drivers in Downtown Duluth

Over a Dozen Crashes were Reported, with Duluth Police Responding

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DULUTH, Minn. – It was a messy morning commute for drivers making their way through downtown Duluth Tuesday. Shortly after 8:00a.m., officials started receiving calls of vehicles sliding down Lake Avenue and other surrounding avenues in the area. Duluth Police…

Business is Booming at Local Bait Shops

A Mid-Winter Warmup Has Not Impacted Ice Fishing, According to Local Businesses

DULUTH, Minn. – We’re learning the recent mid-winter warm-up has not impacted business at local bait shops in the Northland. Store owners at Chalstrom’s Bait and Tackle, and Fisherman’s Corner tell FOX 21 it’s been the best year for ice fishing business in the past five years. It’s a passion for many, only Mother Nature can deny. “Once you’re into…

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…