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Midday Update 8-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 19, 2019

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Help Light Duluth Teal Throughout the Month of September

A List of Events is Planned in Duluth to Help Raise Awareness for Ovarian Cancer

DULUTH, Minn. – The City of Duluth will go teal throughout the month of September. The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) welcomes Northlanders to help raise awareness and raise funds for ovarian cancer research. A series of events is planned starting with the Aerial Lift Bridge being lit teal on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7. The Light Duluth…

The Tribute Fest to Benefit Homeless Veterans in Minnesota

The Tribute Fest Kicks off Thursday, August 22 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Folks in the Northland are gearing up this week for the start of The Tribute Fest happening August 22 – 24 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. The Fest was originally set up more than ten years ago to raise awareness and funds for homeless veterans in Minnesota. Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is a nonprofit…

Morning Update 8-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 19, 2019

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Midday Update 8-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 16, 2019

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Morning Update 8-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 16, 2019

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Midday Update 8-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Backpack Giveaway Happening Tonight in West Duluth

The Free Backpack Giveaway is Taking Place from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Followed by a Concert from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Free backpacks, school supplies, food, and a concert will help light up the afternoon with smiles in West Duluth Thursday, August 15. Mike Letica, owner of Letica’s Iron Mug in Duluth’s Morgan Park neighborhood is teaming up with the Valley Youth Center of Duluth to host a free Backpack Giveaway. The event is meant to help those…

Morning Update 8-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Midday Update 8-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Battle of the Burgers Tonight at Bayfront Festival Park

Grill Wars is Happening Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – In the mood for a fresh, juicy burger but not excited to fire up your own grill? Grill Wars 2019 will once again benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Some of the area’s most popular restaurants will be asking for…

Morning Update 8-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Midday Update 8-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Morning Update 8-13-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Midday Update 8-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 12, 2019

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Morning Update 8-12-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, August 12, 2019

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Midday Update 8-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 9, 2019

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Morning Update 8-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, August 9, 2019

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Midday Update 8-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Morning Update 8-8-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Midday Update 8-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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See a Movie, Donate a Dollar Today at Marcus Duluth Cinema

The Fundriaser for the Lake Superior Zoo is Happening Wednesday, August 7

DULUTH, Minn. – Since The Lion King was released 25 years ago, we have lost half of Africa’s lions. Officials estimate only 20,000 remain. Disney and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are now teaming¬†up to bring awareness to the declining lion population with their Protect the Pride campaign. Haley Hedstrom with the Lake Superior Zoo says the facility…

Morning Update 8-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Midday Update 7-31-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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Adopt a Rescue Dog Recently Transported to Duluth from Texas

The Seven Rescue Dogs are Currently Living at Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – More than 114,000 animals are euthanized every year in the state of Texas due to overpopulation in local shelters. This grim statistic is what gives Lindsay Niemi with Animal Allies Humane Society in Duluth the drive and passion to bring back to the Northland as many animals as possible during trips to the southern state. Niemi recently…

Morning Update 7-31-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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Midday Update 7-30-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Morning Update 7-30-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Midday Update 7-29-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 29, 2019

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Morning Update 7-29-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 29, 2019

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Midday Update 7-26-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 26, 2019

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Blueberry Festival to Benefit Iron River Lions Club This Weekend

The 55th Annual Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival is Happening July 25 - 28

IRON RIVER, Wis. – Food, fun and live entertainment is taking over the community of Iron River, Wisconsin Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28. The 55th annual Iron River Lion Club Blueberry Festival is set to raise money for community programs and projects. The money raised from the Blueberry Festival goes directly back into the community for vision screening…

Morning Update 7-26-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 26, 2019

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Midday Update 7-25-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Morning Update 7-25-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Midday Update 7-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Morning Update 7-23-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Midday Update 7-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 22, 2019

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Purrfect Film Festival Happening Saturday at Zeitgeist

The New York Cat Film Festival is Happening Saturday, July 27 at Zeitgeist Zinema 2

DULUTH, Minn. – The Cat Film Festival (TM) is an exploration through film of the fascinating felines who share our lives, creating a shared audience experience that inspires, educates and entertains. Cats have their own unique and indescribable bond with people, even when living independently as community cats. Event organizers say for far too long, felines have been the “invisible”…

Morning Update 7-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 22, 2019

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Midday Update 7-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 19, 2019

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot give an update on local news and weather making headlines Friday, July 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Reggae, World Music to be Jammin’ on Stage Saturday in Duluth

The Reggae and World Music Festival is Happening Saturday, July 20

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Saturday, July 20, the 14th annual Bayfront Reggae and World Music festival will attract folks from all across the globe. Show producer Janna Dreher and entertainer Olatunji stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday morning to chat about the upcoming festival. Gates will open Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The festival is open to all ages, and…

Morning Update 7-19-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, July 19, 2019

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot give an update on local news and weather making headlines Friday, July 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, weather

Midday Update 7-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Morning Update 7-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 18

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Midday Update 7-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 17

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Twin Ports Paddle Festival to Kick off Paddlers, Rowers Week

The Twin Ports Paddle Festival is Happening Saturday, July 20 on Park Point

DULUTH, Minn. – The Northland Paddlers Alliance is excited to be hosting the second annual Twin Ports Paddling Festival Saturday, July 20 at the Park Point Recreation Area Boat Launch. The festival kicks off at 1:00 p.m. and will run until 5:00 p.m. This event kicks off Paddlers and Rowers week where many local businesses are offering a fantastic variety…

Fairlawn Mansion Offering Free Tours During Ice Cream Social

Fairlawn's Annual Ice Cream Social is Happening Wednesday, July 17

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The annual Fairlawn Ice Cream Social is happening Wednesday, July 17¬† from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff with Superior Public Museums invite family and friends to Fairlawn for some old-fashioned fun. Brats and other foods will be sold at “yesteryear” prices along with carriage rides, games, cake walk, craft fair, and free guided tours. Harrington Arts…

Morning Update 7-17-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, July 17

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Midday Update 7-16-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 16

Join FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for a local look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, July 19, 2019. Categories: Community, News, News – Latest News, News Update Tags: Brett Scott, brittney merlot, community, Headlines, Local News, midday update, weather