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Ret. Gen. Colin Powell Dies of COVID-19 Complications

WASHIINGTON (AP) – Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. In an announcement on social media, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated. Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state. But his reputation also…

North Shore Scenic Railroad Impacted by Supply Chain Issues

For the Remainder of the Season, All Monday Rides will be Canceled

DULUTH, Minn. – The North Shore Scenic Railroad is inching closer to its final week of operation for the 2021 season. For the remainder of this season, all Monday excursions have been suspended due to a lack of new parts and people to volunteer at the attraction. Already, there’s a concern for next year. The depot is looking to focus…

Midday Update 10-15-21

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Biden to Discuss Proposed Plan, Lowering Cost of Child Care for American Families

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden plans to highlight his plan to lower the cost of child care for most American families as he makes the case for his stalled social spending bill during a visit to Connecticut. Biden will visit a child development center in Hartford on Friday to promote his proposal to make such carefree for lower-income families….

Morning Update 10-15-21

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Midday Update 10-14-21

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Lake Dedicated to Veteran Fishing Trips Receives Large Donation

Legacy Lake was Born Back in 2009 After the Land was Purchased by Local Businessman Larry Schanno

FINLAND, Minn. – This October marks 30 years since the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay first opened its doors. Since then, hundreds of residents have resided there, experiencing events and opportunities with the close community inside. One summer activity takes the cake, year after year. “Got a big one! Oh, I lost him,” said Frank Stella, a retired U.S….

Midday Update 10-12-21

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Morning Update 10-11-21

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Midday Update 10-7-21

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Midday Update 10-6-21

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Kaleidoscope of Fall Foliage Shows Off at Lutsen Mountains

From Red to Orange, Yellow and Gold, the Colors Continue to Change Along Highway 61

LUTSEN, Minn. – By now, many of the maple leaves have fallen at Lutsen Mountains, making way for the thick birch and aspen forests to glow for a few more weeks. “We spend all summer working on winter projects,” said Jim Vick, director of operations at Lutsen Mountains. Before flakes fly, fall foliage captures a crowd of seismic proportions. “Some…

Midday Update 10-5-21

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Midday Update 10-4-21

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Midday Update 9-30-21

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Midday Update 9-29-21

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Catalyst Content Festival Returns with In-Person & Virtual Events

The Catalyst Content Festival is Happening Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

DULUTH, Minn. – The Catalyst Content Festival first moved to Duluth back in 2019, welcoming dozens of content creators to the Northland from all across the globe. It had to be sidelined and held virtually in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now in 2021, events are returning in-person, and virtually as the festival makes a strong comeback. Starting at…

Morning Update 9-29-21

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Local Businesses Thankful for Extra Boost in Traffic as Fall Foliage Pops

Visit Cook County says Local Businesses Rely on a Boost in Tourism During Autumn Adventures

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – As summer winds down and fall settles in across the region, local businesses along the North Shore are thankful for a final push before snow begins the fly. “Nice cool weather and beautiful scenery,” said Eric Humphrey, co-owner of Lake Superior Trading Post. If you ask any local along the North Shore, every day is a…

Midday Update 9-28-21

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Midday Update 9-27-21

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Visit Cook County Promotes ‘Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour’ as Colors Begin to Pop

According to the Minnesota DNR, Fall Foliage in Parts of Cook County is 75 - 100 Percent Changed as of Monday, Sept. 27

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – Happening now through Sunday, Oct. 3, the ‘Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour’ is taking place throughout Cook County. The event features over 20 local artists who open up their private home studios to the public. Organizers say this is a rare opportunity to view new and upcoming works as well as the residential areas…

Morning Update 9-27-21

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Midday Update 9-23-21

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Midday Update 9-22-21

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Boy Scouts of America Voyageurs Area Council Kicks off Fall Popcorn Sale

The Fall Popcorn Sale Runs Through Mid-November, 2021

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’re interested in indulging in gourmet popcorn and supporting a good cause, the Boy Scouts of America Voyageurs Area Council has you covered. Based at 3877 Stebner Road in Hermantown, scouts sell popcorn year-round, however, the biggest sale of the year kicks off in the fall. Trail’s End has created a line of popcorn products specifically…

Morning Update 9-21-21

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Officers Search Florida Home of Gabby Petito’s Boyfriend

Petito's Boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, Remains Missing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Police officers swarmed the home of a young man wanted for questioning in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito. At least a dozen police officers converged Monday on the North Port, Florida, home Brian Laundrie shared with his parents. That comes a day after authorities announced the discovery of a body believed to be…

Morning Update 9-20-21

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