Olympics

Classic, Current, and Up-and-Coming Curlers Play at Curl Mesabi Classic

16th Annual Curling Event held at Curl Mesabi

EVELETH, Minn.- “Hard! HARD!” The skips’ voices quiver with passion, followed by the triumphant “CLICK” of rocks striking each other. These sounds ring in the Curl Mesabi Classic’s 16th year. An age–old tradition, yet always welcoming fresh faces. “I think for me, to come out here and be competitive, and soak up any knowledge that I possibly can,” said Ex-Viking…

Curling Club Creates Curling Community

Duluth Curling Club Holds Lessons

DULUTH, Minn.- After taking home Olympic gold last year, the USA Men’s Curling Team has become a staple of Duluth. Now the club they call home is helping other Duluthians try out the sport. Team Shoostie, as they’re called, named after leader John Shuster, is making waves after their Olympic win. Despite Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman being interested…

Olympian Book Signing at Fitger’s

Duluth Native Olympian Kara Goucher Signs Her Book and Speaks

Duluth, Minn- A famous Duluth Olympian came back home for a book signing. Kara Goucher welcomed fans to meet her at Fitger’s today, while she signed copies of her new book “Strong: a Runner’s Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You.” Fans and fellow runners say living in a place she loves to train makes them…

Community Celebrates Northland Olympic Curlers

The athletes will officially leave in two days for their final training.

DULUTH, Minn.-  Northland curlers are being sent off to compete for team U.S.A in South Korea for the winter Olympics. The Duluth Curling Club put together a spaghetti dinner to help raise money for the athletes’ families. The curlers say they’re going to face some tough match–ups at the Olympics. “My big thing is I just want to walk away…

How to Become a Curling Umpire

Students will officiate the upcoming national tournaments in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn.– Two national championship curling tournaments are coming to Duluth. Preparations are underway for the big event. This weekend volunteers are being trained to be a curling official. “Curling is becoming a much more popular sport,” deputy national instructor Randy Czarnetzki said. Curling is rated one of the highest streamed sports, during the past two Olympics. “There are more curling…