Scott Lillo

Virtual Jazz Concert at Carlton’s Oldenburg House Raises Thousands for Area Hospitals

Donations from the livestream were distributed equally to four Northland Hospitals.

CARLTON, Minn.-  A popular music venue in Carlton decided to take their annual jazz concerts online, to help out healthcare workers in the Northland. While normally crooning through the estate of the Oldenburg house, songs like “Make Someone Happy” were livestreamed from one room Friday and Saturday night. The “Cookin’ at the O” Benefit Concert raised over $7,500 over the…

Duluth Family Helped With Pub Fundraiser After Losing House in Fire

Caddy Shack Indoor Golf and Pub hosted band concert fundraiser for family.

DULUTH, Minn.- Through a silent auction, food sales, and regular donations, eight local bands raised money at the Caddy Shack Indoor Golf and Pub, for a family who lost their home and belongings to a fire. “We believe in the village concept,” said Caddy Shack owner Stephanie LaFleur. “And in a village you take care of everybody and your family—that…

Rummage Sale Has Audio Equipment and More

Sound Central in West Duluth holds rummage sale

DULUTH, Minn.- Sound Central Production Services on 59th Avenue West in West Duluth held a different kind of rummage sale on Sunday. They sold some of their newer, gently used and older items, and not just audio and production equipment. “There’s tires here,” said Tim Vener, Install Lead Technician for Sound Central. “Yeah, there’s some industrial equipment over there, a…