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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Offers Smart Salting Tips

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Says 60 Percent of Home and Business Owners Tend to Oversalt

DULUTH, Minn. – With the winter months upon us, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is reminding business and homeowners of smart salting and deicing tips. Officials with MPCA say over 60 percent of residents routinely over salt, resulting in harsh chemicals making way into our area lakes, streams and rivers. According to the MPCA, one teaspoon of deicing agent…

Haze from Canadian Fires Moves Out with Wind and Rain

Rainfall clear smoke up, and wind moves it south.

DULUTH, Minn.- Since last weekend, fires in Canada have been burning and sending smoke into the air, which the wind blew into the Northland creating a haze throughout the sky. Officials with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) said the worst of the smoke filtered into the Southern parts of the state. However, it could still be irritable for some…

Chicken Poop Bingo Drops On Lake Superior Harvest Fest

Locally Laid Company Brings Game to Duluth for the First Time

DULUTH, Minn.- A deuce full of fun is dropping at lake superior harvest fest. For the first time ever, chicken poop bingo has come to Duluth. For free, each human contestant gets a number, then waits and hopes for five minutes that one of the chicken players in the pen lays a number two on their number. Surprisingly, this game has…