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DSSO Kicks Off New Season of Concerts Saturday at the DECC

Season Open for the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra is Saturday, October 5

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’re in the mood for a night at the Symphony Orchestra, you’re in luck! The Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dirk Meyer is thrilled to present their 2019-2020 concert lineup. The new season won’t have a theme as in previous years. Instead, the DSSO will be focusing on the experiences of simply going to…

Midday Update 10-1-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Orr Auto Dealer, Repair Business Burns in Early Morning Fire

The Fire was Reported Around 1:45 a.m. Monday, September 23

Courtesy: Friends of the Northland FireWire ORR, Minn. – An early morning fire has resulted in the total loss of Wally’s Auto Service in downtown Orr. According to Friends of the Northland FireWire and St. Louis County officials, the call for help came in around 1:45 a.m. Monday, September 23. The Orr Fire Department, along with mutual aid from Cook…

Registration Now Open for New North End Nightmare 5K

The 5K is Happening Saturday, October 26 in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Are you in the mood for spooktacular fun? How about a little exercise before loading on those candy calories? Grandma’s Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation are proud to be hosting the first ever North End Nightmare 5K taking place during the North End Spooktacular in Superior. The 5K will take place on Saturday, October 26. The…

Organizers, Athletes Prepare for 2019 North Shore Inline Marathon

Active Adventures: North Shore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – It takes a village and year round dedication to make the North Shore Inline Marathon a success every year. Race Director Mike Ward stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday morning ahead of the jam packed lineup of events. Ward says many folks are concerned about detouring around the Lester Bridge construction this year. Traffic will be…

2019 Gitche Gumee Wedding Show Happening Sunday

The Show is Happening Sunday, September 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the DECC

DULUTH, Minn. – Are you a bride or groom-to-be? If so, the perfect is event is happening in Duluth Sunday, September 15. The Gitche Gumee Wedding Show is taking place from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the DECC’s Lakeside Ballroom in Duluth. Wedding planning professionals, the stunning Lake Superior Lounge, Inspiration Stations and Fashion Experiences will highlight this year’s…

World of Wheels Skate Center Debuts Fresh New Rink

Active Adventures: World of Wheels Skate Center in Superior, Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. – It’s back to school for students in the Twin Ports! What better way to release some steam and have fun on the weekends than with a trip to the roller rink? World of Wheels Skate Center in Superior was recently closed for a short period of time to resurface and update their rink. Now it’s back open…

New Fall Menu Features Zesty, Savory Items at Ledge Rock Grille

Cooking Connection: Pork Belly Tacos

LARSMONT, Minn. – In this week’s Cooking Connection, FOX 21’s Brett Scott is in the kitchen with Chef Richard Selz from Ledge Rock Grille at Larsmont Cottages. The restaurant is proud to debut a new menu that combines the best of a classic lakeshore meal with global flavors and fresh, quality ingredients. The restaurant is open for breakfast lunch and…

Pig Out for a Good Cause Sunday in Iron River

The Emergency Pig Out Fundraiser is Happening Sunday, September 1 in Iron River

IRON RIVER, Wis. – Staff at White Winter Winery in Iron River, Wisconsin, invite you to pig out on delicious food for a great cause Sunday, September 1 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Emergency Pig Out Fundraiser helps support the Iron River EMS and Fire Department, which are both volunteer organizations. Delicious “Real Deal” BBQ pulled pork with…

Midday Update 8-27-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Classic Car and Plane Show Taking Over the Bong Airport Saturday

The PBY Black Cats Classic Car and Plane Show is Happening Saturday, August 17

SUPERIOR, Wis. – On Saturday, August 17, the community is invited to an event featuring food, historic planes, and classic cars. The Commemorative Air Force Lake Superior Squadron 101 is hosting the first ever PBY Black Cats Classic Car and Plane Show. Rides on an authentic WWII plane are taking place Friday, August 16. On Saturday a pancake breakfast will…

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…

Midday Update 7-30-19

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

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Duluth Fire Department Local 101 Looks to ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA

The Annual Fill the Boot Campaign is Happening July 29 - 31

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s time once again to help Duluth Fire Department Local 101 ‘Fill the Boot.’ The annual fundraising campaign supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association, raising critical funds to help transform the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related muscle-debilitating diseases. The dedicated men and women of Duluth Fire Department take to the streets every…

Animal Allies Offering New “Working Cats” Program

Working Cats Program Offers Feral Cat Adoptions to Benefit Local Businesses

ESKO, Minn. – If you frequent Widdes Feed and Farm Supply off County Road 61 in Esko, chances are you’ve met the two newest employees. They’re friendly, love the occasional cuddle, but are also helping the business thrive and keep rodents at bay. As customers come in, Buzz and Woody come out to play. “We’ve got a bunch of kids…

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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Coffee Conversation: All Pints North Brew Fest at Bayfront Festival Park

All Pints North Brew Fest is Happening Saturday, July 27 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Craft brew enthusiasts are invited to raise a glass and cheers Saturday, July 27 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The All Pints North Brew Fest, established in 2012, is back for another year featuring more than 120 craft breweries. Attendees will have the chance to sample from all of the…

Tasty Bites with a Fresh Arctic Char

Cooking Connection: The Strand Waterfront Dining and Wine Bar at Lutsen Resort

LUTSEN, Minn. – Entrees are sizzling off the menu this summer at The Strand Waterfront Dining and Wine Bar at Lutsen Resort up the North Shore. Executive Chef Chris Homyak has hand selected fine ingredients and recipes to refresh the restaurant’s menu this year. This week’s cooking connection features a fresh Arctic Char. Arctic Char: Pan seared skin on Arctic…

Morning Update 7-18-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, July 18

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Duluth Depot Hosting Inaugural Festival of Steam

The Festival of Steam is Happening July 19 - 21

DULUTH, Minn. – Union Pacific Railroad’s “Big Boy” No. 4014 steam engine will be on display all weekend at the Duluth Depot. The inaugural Festival of Steam is happening Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21. Rides won’t be available on “Big Boy,” but the engine will be steamed up and on display. For those looking to roll down the…

Midday Update 7-15-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 15, 2019

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Midday Update 7-9-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Coffee Conversation: Saddle Up! 66th Annual Spooner Rodeo Starts Thursday

Click Below for a Full List of Events Happening During the 66th Annual Spooner Rodeo

SPOONER, Wis. – The Spooner Rodeo kicks off this Thursday, July 11 with the Coca-Cola Family/Youth night starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Washburn County Fairgrounds in Spooner. This year Spooner Rodeo Queen Faith Ciesielski and Spooner Rodeo Princess Abby Droessler stopped by the studio to let us know what fun events will be taking place this year at the…

Gordon Gears up to Host 59th Annual Summer Festival

Gordon Good Neighbor Days is Happening July 5 - 7, 2019

GORDON, Wis. – The town of Gordon, Wisconsin is made up of nearly 600 people, but this weekend thousands will arrive to help kick off the summer season. The 59th annual Gordon Good Neighbor Days runs from Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7. A full schedule of events is listed below. Six board members work year round the help…

Roosevelt, Lincoln, Washington & Jefferson to Visit Superior’s Bong Center

Mount Rushmore, LIVE! is Happening Thursday, July 4 at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. – President Teddy Roosevelt is the reason why the Executive Mansion is known as The White House today. This is just one of the fun facts folks will have the chance to learn Thursday, July 4 at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. Mount Rushmore, LIVE! will feature four living history reenactors that will present the show…

Maritime Improv Crew to Host Performance Saturday at Fitger’s

The Crew Performs in the Spirit of the North Theater at Fitger's in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – “Belly Laughs” is set to light off  fireworks in the Spirit of the North Theater at Fitger’s Saturday, June 6. The Maritime Improv Crew offers a hilarious PG 13 long form improve show once a month in the theater. Shows begin at 7:00 p.m. and end early enough to still get to bed at a decent time!…

Midday Update 7-1-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 1, 2019

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Age Well Arrowhead Seeking Volunteers for “Groceries-to-Go” Program

Contact (218) 623 - 7800 to Sign Up and Volunteer with Age Well Arrowhead

DULUTH, Minn. – Folks interested in making a big impact in the community have the chance to help Age Well Arrowhead this summer. Groceries-to-Go started three years ago in December of 2016, aimed at taking orders, shopping, and delivering groceries to seniors in need throughout Duluth, Hermantown, Superior, Proctor, and Cloquet. Volunteers will be responsible for calling program participants Mondays…

Coffee Conversation: Gowns on Display, Concerts on the Pier at Glensheen Mansion

View More Than a Dozen Gowns Inside, and Concerts on the Pier Outdoors at Glensheen Mansion this Summer

DULUTH, Minn. – They’re back! Glensheen’s annual Concerts on the Pier begin Wednesday, July 3. New this year, the series will begin each Wednesday evening with an opener taking to the Pier at 6:00 p.m., followed by a headliner at 7:00 p.m. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Admission is free to the grounds of Glensheen. You’re encouraged to walk, bike,…

Morning Update 7-1-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, July 1, 2019

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Midday Update 6-28-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, June 28, 2019

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Rox ‘N Soul Perform LIVE on FOX 21 Local News

Roxann Berglund and Briand Morrison Stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday Morning to Perform LIVE

DULUTH, Minn. – Rox ‘N Soul is made up of vocals by Roxann Berglund and guitar performances by Briand Morrison. The duo reside in Grand Portage, but travel all across the region sharing their musical talents with residents in many communities. The band plays R&B, jazz, blues, pop, rock and original songs alone with favorites by request. Whether playing in…

Morning Update 6-28-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, June 28, 2019

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49th Annual Park Point Art Fair Happening Saturday, Sunday

The Park Point Art Fair is Always Looking for Volunteers to Help with Events in the Coming Years

DULUTH, Minn. – Summer on Park Point means a selection of over 100 vendors to enjoy this weekend at the 49th annual Park Point Art Fair. The festival and parking are free at the end of Park Point in Duluth. Organizer Carla Tamburro says the event is hosted rain or shine, with thousands of folks coming out every year for…

Morning Update 6-26-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Midday Update 6-25-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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The DTA Celebrates Another Milestone in Long History of Transporting People Around Duluth

The DTA has been Duluth's public transit system since 1883

DULUTH, Minn. – With almost two thousand stops, 75 fixed–route buses and some of the highest ridership in the country, the Duluth Transit Authority has served as an example for transportation systems all over the nation. “In 1883 they had mule–drawn street cars because they needed transportation that was affordable to get people around the community and up the hill,”…

Midday Update 6-24-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, June 24, 2019

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Listen Local! A Wellness Renaissance Podcast Party Happening Thursday

Wellness Renaissance is a Local Podcast Centered on Holistic Practices and Healing

DULUTH, Minn. – The host and creator of Wellness Renaissance Podcast, Judy Breuer, invites the Twin Ports community to celebrate the 85 episodes of her podcast Thursday, June 27 at the Zeitgeist Atrium. Listen Local! A Wellness Renaissance Podcast Party is happening from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration is required for the event. Click here for more information. Wellness…

Local Artisans Set Up Shop Saturday in Iron River

The Annual Makers' Faire is Happening Saturday, June 22 in Iron River, Wisconsin

IRON RIVER, Wis. – Happening Saturday, June 22, folks are invited to the community of Iron River, Wisconsin to experience the third annual Makers’ Faire hosted by White Winter Winery. The Faire will run from noon until 5:00 p.m. and showcase many talented artists, farmers, growers, producers, crafts and more from around the region. The artisans are from various communities…

Morning Update 6-20-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Duluth Group Encourages Skating and Sipping This Summer

The Skate and Sip Group Meets Every Other Tuesday until September 10

DULUTH, Minn. – The North Shore Inline Marathon isn’t happening until September 13 – 14, but that’s not stopping avid skaters from practicing and enjoying an ice cold brew. North Shore Inline Marathon, Inc. is hosting the third annual Skate and Sip group this summer. Bent Paddle Brewing Co. is sponsoring the event with a free beer for each participant…

Morning Update 6-14-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, June 14, 2019

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Morning Update 6-7-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, June 7, 2019

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Second Annual Garden Art Fair in Duluth Friday, Saturday

Spring at Last Greenhouse is Hosting a Second Annual Garden Art Fair June 7, 8

DULUTH, Minn. – Calling local garden art vendors and green thumbs. Spring at Last Greenhouse in Duluth is hosting their second annual Garden Art Fair Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spring at Last is located at 4112 West Arrowhead Road. If you’re interested in selling your own art at the fair, you’re encouraged…

Morning Update 6-3-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Monday, June 3, 2019

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Morning Update 5-31-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Friday, May 31, 2019

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Food Allergy Walk to Raise Awareness in Duluth

The Walk is Happening Saturday, June 1

DULUTH, Minn. – The national organization, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is hosting a local Hometown Heroes Walk in Duluth Saturday, June 1. The event aims to raise critical funds to address the food allergy epidemic. Event organizer Emily Homan says the goal is not only to raise awareness, but also to celebrate families, educators, health professionals, emergency responders,…

Midday Update 5-22-19

Local News and Weather Making Headlines Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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