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Get Your Costume Ready! North End Days, Superior Spooktacular Starts Friday

The Superior Business Improvement District is Proud to Present North End Days, Superior Spooktacular Events this Weekend

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Ghosts and goblins of the Twin Ports invite you to spend your weekend having fun, playing games and enjoying one of the best fall parades across the region. The Superior Spooktacular is happening Saturday, October 13 with North End Days kicking off Friday, October 12. Organizers Carolyn Nelson Kavajecz and Ed Newman stopped by FOX 21 Local News…

Judge Kavanaugh Officially Sworn In as Supreme Court Justice

Judge Brett Kavanaugh will become the 114th Supreme Court Justice of the United States

WASHINGTON (AP) – Brett Kavanaugh has taken the oaths of office to become the 114th Supreme Court justice, just a couple of hours after the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm him. The quick swearing in enables Kavanaugh to begin work immediately in advance of arguments at the court Tuesday in two cases involving prison sentences for repeat offenders. The court…

Senate Approves Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice

The Vote to Confirm Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice Comes as Protests are Breaking Out Across the Country

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, putting a second nominee from President Donald Trump on the highest court in the land. Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48 Saturday during a historic roll call vote in the Senate chamber. The two-vote margin is one of the narrowest ever for a Supreme Court…

Math Conference Happening at UMD this Weekend

UMD is celebrating math this weekend during a conference geared toward the subject.

DULUTH, Minn.-UMD is celebrating math this weekend during a conference geared toward the subject. The event, which features participants from across the planet, focuses on graph theory while studying properties of all kinds of networks which can be used for everything from sports tournaments to flight schedules. Organizers say it also helps by getting everyone in one room which helps…

DSSO Set to Take Northlanders on Grand Adventures this Season

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will Kick Off their 2018/2019 Season on Saturday, October 6

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra has ten extraordinary adventures up their sleeve this season, and they’re more than thrilled to share the sights and sounds with the public. On Friday morning, DSSO Music Director Dirk Meyer spoke with FOX 21’s Brett Scott about the upcoming list of performances. The first production of the season will be on…

Making Colorful Fall Memories at Jay Cooke State Park

Park Naturalists at Jay Cooke State Park are Pleased to Invite the Public to their Wednesday Wanderings Series in October

DULUTH, Minn. – Starting Wednesday, October 3, you, your family and friends are invited to take part in a new month-long series at Jay Cooke State Park near Carlton. Wednesday Wellness Wanderings will include a guided tour with Park Naturalist Kristine Hiller. The event is a three-part weekly series. Folks are invited to arrive and take part in the series from…

Minnesota Twins Fire Manager Paul Molitor After 78-84 Finish

The Minnesota Twins have fired Paul Molitor, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award.

Photo from MLB.comMINNEAPOLIS-The Minnesota Twins have fired Paul Molitor, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award. Molitor has been offered another position within the organization. In four seasons under Molitor, the Twins went 305-343 with one appearance in the playoffs in 2017. They were 78-84 this year, long out of postseason contention after a…

Superior Officials, Leaders Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence

October Serves as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Tuesday morning, the Center Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (CASDA) came together with city officials and residents of the community to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event kicked off in the atrium of the Government Center in Superior. Superior Mayor Jim Paine presented a mayoral proclamation at 10:00 a.m. followed by guest speakers addressing how the Twin…

Man Struck and Killed on State Highway in Aitkin County

Victim Was on Floodwood City Council

JACOBSON, Minn.-A Floodwood man is dead after being struck by a car on state Highway 200 in Aitkin County. The victim has been identified as Vernon Owens, a Floodwood city councilor. He was serving his third term. Owens was also a veteran who had served in the Marine Corps and Navy. The Minnesota State Patrol says the 61-year-old man was…

Coffee Conversation: Zeitgeist to Host Second ‘Spirit of Duluth’ Series

On Monday, October 15, Zeitgeist will Kick Off the Second 'Spirit of Duluth' Series with South African Culture, Cuisine

DULUTH, Minn. – Culture and cuisine from across the globe will soon take center stage at Zeitgeist in Downtown Duluth. Tickets are on sale right now for the first ‘Spirit of Duluth’ series on Monday, October 15. This is the second year Zeitgeist has hosted events centered on highlighting culture and cuisine from other parts of the world. “A Taste of…

Fuse Duluth Prepares to Network on the Disc Golf Course

Fuse Duluth will be Hosting Their Second Annual Disc Golf Scramble on Thursday, October 4

DULUTH, Minn. – Wild weather won’t stop Fuse Duluth from getting the opportunity to network and have some fun. The Second Annual Disc Golf Scramble has been moved to Thursday, October 4, rescheduled from a previous date due to strong winds and rain. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln Park Business Group. The Disc Golf Scramble will include a…

Oktoberfest begins in Northland

DULUTH, Minn.-Oktoberfest has begun in Duluth. Today marks the beginning of the 43rd annual Oktoberfest for all of Grandma’s restaurants in the Northland. The event features plenty of German beer and food along with polka music all while serving as a reunion for community members. Oktoberfest runs through the middle of next month. To find a complete schedule of events,…

Crime Novelist Matt Goldman to Speak at Fitger’s Bookstore

Crime Novelist Matt Goldman will be Presenting his Latest Publications at Fitger's Friday, October 5

DULUTH, Minn. – Emmy-award winning TV writer for Seinfeld, Ellen TV Series and many other productions, Matt Goldman, stopped by FOX 21 Local News Tuesday morning to chat about his upcoming book tour in Duluth. Goldman will be making a stop at the Fitger’s Bookstore in Duluth on Friday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss his latest releases “Gone to…

Marshall School to Unveil New STEM Workspace Today

Marshall School in Duluth will be Hosting an Open House Today

DULUTH, Minn. – Marshall School in Duluth will open its renovated STEM wing today. Renovations include 32,000 square feet of newly renovated classroom and lab space in the school’s science, technology, engineering and math area. The project was funded by generous donations to the school’s Next Horizon Campaign. This campaign is a $4.5 million dollar comprehensive fundraising effort to support…

Gov. Dayton Holds Town Hall Meeting On Mesabi Metallics Project

NASHWAUK, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appeared on the Iron Range Monday to meet with local leaders and community members to discuss the future of the Mesabi Metallics mining site. It’s a packed house here in Nashwauk Township Community Center and the people want answers directly from about where this project stands. Questions that need answers like when will this…

Free Medicare Advice Offered This Evening in Duluth

UnitedHealthcare is Offering a Free Community Event Wednesday, September 19 for Folks to Learn About Medicare

DULUTH, Minn. – With 62 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, and more than 10,000 Americans turning 65 every single day, there is significant interest in Medicare health coverage. Unfortunately, there’s also tremendous confusion. According to UnitedHealthcare, roughly 39 percent of Medicare beneficiaries say they have a “fair” or “poor” understanding of Medicare, and two in five beneficiaries describes Medicare as “confusing”….

Fall into Autumn Adventures with The Duluth Experience

The Duluth Experience is Offering a Wide List of Fall Happenings Throughout the Autumn Months

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth region offers seasonal attractions for thousands of visitors every year. Combine the amount of entertainment and adventure with beautiful fall colors and there’s certainly something for everyone to enjoy. Co-Founder and CEO Dave Grandmaison stopped by FOX 21 Local News Monday morning to chat about the upcoming events scheduled. The Duluth Experience is already thinking…

Ignite Your Taste Buds this Thursday at the DECC

The 27th Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off Happens Thursday, September 20

DULUTH, Minn. – Are you a sweet or spicy chili fan? No matter the type you favor most, there’s sure to a flavor for you at the 2018 United Way Chili Cook-Off Thursday, September 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The 27th annual event is happening at the DECC. Organizers say it’s a great way to check out amateur and…