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Midday Update 1-22-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Looking to Stress Less? Follow These Tips!

Local Health & Wellness Speaker & Trainer Berta Lippert Offers Tips to Help You Stress Less in 2020

DULUTH, Minn. – Are you looking to get healthy and feel better about yourself? Maybe lose weight, get organized, or reduce stress? Thankfully, local health and wellness speaker, Berta Lippert, is here to help Twin Ports residents. Lippert says when it comes to creating lasting change, you may or may not know what it is you need to do. Or,…

Morning Update 1-22-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Midday Update 1-21-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Renegade Theater Kicks Off 2020 Season with Production of “Bright Star”

"Bright Star" Opens at Renegade Theater Friday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Renegade Theater Company is proud to present the first production of their 2020 season, “Bright Star.” Performers Christina Stroup Manchester and Blake Reistad stopped by FOX 21 Local News from 7 – 9 a.m. to chat about the upcoming production. It’s set to take center stage on Friday, January 24. Other performances will take place January 25,…

Morning Update 1-21-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Midday Update 1-20-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 20, 2020

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Minnesota Dentists Offering Free Dental Care for over 2,000 Children

Participants for "Give Kids a Smile" Must be 18 Years of Age or Younger

DULUTH, Minn. – Northland children in need of dental care are now able to apply for free services to be completed on February 7 & 8. The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) is proud to provide free dental care to thousands of Minnesota children from low-income families through the annual volunteer program, Give Kids a Smile. This is the eighteenth year,…

Pattison State Park to Host Centennial Celebration with Series of Events

Events Will Kick Off January 25 with a Winterfest Celebration

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wis. – Pattison State Park becomes 100 year old on January 20th. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is kicking off the centennial year with “Winterfest” on Saturday, January 25th, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Pattison and Amnicon Falls State Parks. Winterfest will offer a sledding hill, candlelight hike/ski, and…

Morning Update 1-20-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 20, 2020

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St. Louis County, Teamsters Local 320 Reach Contract Agreement

The Agreement Was Announced Monday Morning on the Facebook Page of Teamsters 320 Local Recording Secretary Erik Skoog

DULUTH, Minn. – According to Teamsters Local 320 Recording Secretary Erik Skoog, an agreement has been reached between public works employees and St. Louis County. The announcement was made early Monday morning on Skoog’s Facebook page. In a post, Skoog says, “After 15 hours of mediation, we reached an agreement that both parties can be proud of! Congrats Teamsters and…

Midday Update 1-17-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 17, 2020

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Twin Ports to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Events Sunday, Monday

Events Include a Free Community Breakfast and a MLK March

DULUTH, Minn. – The Twin Ports community is set to honor and celebrate the legacy of Civil Rights Movement leader, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a series of tribute events January 19 – 20. The events are being coordinated by the Duluth Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). These events are free and…

Morning Update 1-17-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 17, 2020

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The Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge Features Karin’s Cup

Cooking Connection: The Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge

DULUTH, Minn. – Nearly one month after opening date, Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge in the Lincoln Park Craft District joins FOX 21 Local News for this week’s Cooking Connection. While there are no stovetops or ovens involved this week, the handcrafted beverage is shaken, and strong! Karin’s Cup cocktail is crafted with 1.5 oz of Cruz de Fuego Agave, .5…

Women In Construction Bond At Networking Event

DULUTH, Minn. – Dozens of women who work in the construction industry came together for a networking event at Clyde Iron Works in Lincoln Park. The women had the opportunity to participate in speed mentoring, where they were able to connect with other women to get advice on working in the industry. The ladies also got a chance to hear…

Midday Update 1-16-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Learn to Say, “I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad!”

Classes Begin Thursday, February 6 at the Duluth Depot

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’ve ever seen a train go by and wonder what it would be like to sit up in the cab, hand on the throttle, or be a conductor welcoming passengers and actually being in charge of the train, then this class is for you. The North Shore Scenic Railroad is again hosting its very popular and…

Morning Update 1-16-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Midday Update 1-15-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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Northern Lights Foundation to Host 11th Annual More Cowbell Fundraiser

The Energetic More Cowbell Fundraiser is Happening Thursday, January 16 at Grandma's Sports Garden in Canal Park

DULUTH, Minn. – For folks dealing with a strange fever in the Northland, the Northern Lights Foundation has a prescription — More Cowbell! The 11th annual Northern Lights Foundation Fundraiser supports local children facing life-threatening illnesses. The comical event is happening Thursday, January 16 at The Sports Garden in Canal Park. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. with the show…

Morning Update 1-15-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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Midday Update 1-14-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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2020 Brings Changes to Retirement Savings

Financial Professional Barry Bigelow Explains the New SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act)

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s the first major law impacting retirement savers in more than a decade. The SECURE Act took effect January 1, which means big changes for anyone with a 401(k) or IRA. Financial Professional Barry Bigelow from Great Waters Financial recently stopped by FOX 21 Local News from 7 – 9 a.m. to discuss how the changes will…

Morning Update 1-14-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Midday Update 1-13-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 13, 2020

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International Falls Community Prepares to Celebrate 40th Annual Icebox Days

Icebox Days Festival is Happening January 16 - 19 in International Falls

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. – Many in the Northland travel south when temperatures drop below zero, but one community in Northern Minnesota looks to celebrate the cold with a three day festival jam packed with fun events. Icebox Days Festival is happening Friday, January 16 – Sunday, January 19 in International Falls. This will mark the 40th year of the celebration,…

Frozen Jr. Takes Over Duluth Playhouse Throughout January

Frozen Jr. is Happening January 10 - 26 at the Duluth Playhouse Family Theatre

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Playhouse kicks off the new year with the regional premiere of the enchanting modern classic, Disney’s Frozen JR, at the Playhouse Family Theatre. The show runs at the Depot January 10 – 26. Shows are available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. “This will be the regional premiere of Frozen JR in our area, and we are…

Morning Update 1-13-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 13, 2020

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Midday Update 1-10-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 10, 2020

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Tips for Making Your Goals Stick in 2020

Coach for Success, Pam Solberg-Tapper, Provides Tips to Help Make Your Goals Stick in 2020

DULUTH, Minn. – Many people set resolutions in the New Year, but how many truly follow through? It can be difficult to even think about making a drastic change in your life let alone following through with it, but thankfully there are local professional in the Northland looking to help you achieve success. Pam Solberg-Tapper, Founder of Coach for Success,…

Morning Update 1-10-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 10, 2020

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Midday Update 1-9-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, January 9, 2020

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The Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge Features Vita Excelenta

Cooking Connection: The Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge

DULUTH, Minn. – Nearly one month after opening date, Noble Pour Cocktail Lounge in the Lincoln Park Craft District joins FOX 21 Local News for this week’s Cooking Connection. While there are no stovetops or ovens involved this week, the handcrafted beverage is stirred, and strong! The Vita Excelenta cocktail is crafted with tequila, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Bodega Vermouth,…

Explore Latest Trends in Wedding Planning Saturday at the DECC

The Duluth Wedding Show is Happening Saturday, January 11, 2020

DULUTH, Minn. – On Saturday, January 11 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., local brides and grooms to be are invited to stop by the DECC to take part in the 32nd annual Duluth Wedding Show. Kynze Lundeen, Show Coordinator, stopped by FOX 21 Local News from 7 – 9 a.m. to chat about this year’s show. The show features…

Morning Update 1-9-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, January 9, 2020

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Midday Update 1-8-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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A Place for Fido to Begin Delivery Service in Duluth, Superior

A Place for Fido will Deliver to Customers Within a Six Mile Radius of Fitger's

DULUTH, Minn. – After eight years of operation, a Duluth pet supply business located in the Fitger’s complex is expanding. A Place for Fido will officially kick off delivery service on Friday, January 10. The service operates within a six mile radius of the Fitger’s location. Customers can visit A Place For Fido online to check availability. A delivery charge…

Morning Update 1-8-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Midday Update 1-7-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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Mighty Pups Are Ready to Go! PAW Patrol LIVE! at the DECC

PAW Patrol LIVE! is Happening at the DECC Symphony Hall January 7 - 8

DULUTH, Minn. – No job is too big, no pup is too small! PAW Patrol LIVE! is taking place inside DECC Symphony Hall January 7 – 8. The PAW Patrol pups have a mission to accomplish in Duluth. Ahead of the upcoming three performances in the Northland, mighty pup Chase and spokesperson Michael Bartkiewicz stopped by FOX 21 Local News…

Morning Update 1-7-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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Midday Update 1-6-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 6, 2020

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Local Author Sheds Light on Divorce Woes

Local Author Angela Paulson Chats About Her New Book, "Divorce is Awesome"

DULUTH, Minn. – “You are in charge of your own happiness, so eliminate negativity and live joyfully!” This is the message local author Angela Paulson is looking to spread with her new book, “Divorce is Awesome.” The Esko native recently stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat about why she wrote the book, and how she’s hoping to help…

Blood Donations Strongly Encouraged During Winter Months

The American Red Cross Says Blood Donations Dwindle During Cold Months and After the Holidays

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’re eligible to donate blood, the American Red Cross is in need of your help this winter. The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health and resolve to give blood regularly, beginning in January with National Blood Donor Month. January is known as National Blood Donor Month, which officials with the American Red…

Morning Update 1-6-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, January 6, 2020

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Midday Update 1-3-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 3, 2020

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Ready, Set, Mush! Trail Talk with Musher Ryan Redington

Active Adventures: Mushing with Alaska Native Ryan Redington

DULUTH, Minn. – Have you ever wanted to bundle up and give sled dog mushing a try? Meteorologist Brittney Merlot recently caught up with musher Ryan Redington for this week’s Active Adventures. Redington will be mushing in this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon taking place January 27 – 30 along Minnesota’s North Shore. The Alaska native says he’s very excited…

Glensheen to Offer Free General Admission to Locals Sunday, January 5

Glensheen Mansion is Celebrating Another Successful Holiday Season by Thanking Local Residents

DULUTH, Minn. – Staff at Glensheen in Duluth are looking to say thank you to the community for their support the past year, and to finish out the final day of Christmas tours at the Mansion. A complimentary Community Day is happening Sunday, January 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. “General Admission is self-guided, guests do not need advance…

Morning Update 1-3-20

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, January 3, 2020

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