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Spend Spring Break Playing Sports at Heritage Sports Center

Open gym and skate held all week,

DULUTH, Minn.- Spring Break has just begun for some area schools. Sometimes figuring out ways to entertain the family can be challenging. Duluth Parks and Recreation thinks they can help with that. During this week, the Duluth Heritage Sports Center will have different sports available on their turf from 11 to 1, followed by an open ice skate from 1:30 to…

Twins Hire ex-Rays Player, Coach Rocco Baldelli as Manager

The Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager, seeking a young voice to help revive a struggling team.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-The Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager, seeking a young voice to help revive a struggling team. The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons with a 305-343 record. Baldelli will be the youngest manager in the major leagues, the first skipper ever born in the…

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…

Northland Volunteers Needed for NorthShore Inline Marathon

Race Officials say They're in Need of Volunteers for the 2018 NorthShore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Race officials with the NorthShore Inline Marathon say their office space is diminishing as final preps are underway this week for the annual event. The Marathon is in it’s 23rd year, attracting over 2,000 athletes and spectators to the Twin Ports. This year’s events will kick off on Friday, September 14 with the annual Expo and packet…

Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting a Possibility Nationwide

The Supreme Court Ruled 6-3

(AP Photo/John Locher) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling…

Fans React to Bulldogs’ Success

Big Game is Tomorrow Night in St. Paul at Frozen Four

ST. PAUL, Minn.-The UMD Bulldogs will play Ohio State at the Excel Energy Center in the Frozen Four at 5 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday). Fox 21’s Andrew Kirov was there earlier today to gather all the sites and sounds of the event.   Categories: News, News – Latest News, Sports Tags: frozen four, Hockey, sports

Recalling the Cheers from Old Central High

Duluthian Barbara Burud was Once a Cheerleader at Old Central High School in Duluth; to this Day, She Continues to Cheer

DULUTH, Minn. – Sporting events happen every day with players and fans gathering to see who will win the game, but we often forget about the choreographed athletes on the sidelines. One local woman has never stopped recalling the cheers from her time at old Central High School in Duluth. “That’s the old chimes from Central,” said former cheerleader Barbara…

Two Harbors Man Brings Home Gold in Horseshoe Competition

Joe Raycraft Started Tossing Horseshoes Years Ago, Now he Competes in State Competitions

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – A Two Harbors man is now sporting gold after trying his best in a state horseshoe competition. After many years of practice and dedication to the game, Joe Raycraft is looking to encourage others to join the fun as he continues to compete in competitions. “I still needed to be throwing something,” said Raycraft. “I’ve always…

Musicians Prepare for “A Day at the Wade”

Fundraiser Supports Youth of Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Musicians are tuning up and preparing for a new fundraiser supporting youth in Duluth. It’s called “A Day at the Wade” and is taking place Wednesday, July 19. There will be live music, food, raffles and vendors.   One band playing, “Born Too Late,” is a group of young musicians in Duluth who recently won Duluth’s Got…

Midday Update 7-5-17

Local news and weather making headlines in the Northland.

Categories: News Update Tags: atv, Brett Scott, Castile, castile case minnesota crime, fatality, FOX 21 Local News, Headlines, Jeranimo Yanez, News, sports, Update, weather, William Seay

Midday Update 6-19-17

Local news and weather headlines for the Northland.

Categories: News Update Tags: Brett Scott, FOX 21, Headlines, Local, News, northland, sports, Update, weather, William Seay

Morning Update 6-19-17

Local news and weather headlines in the Northland.

Categories: News Update Tags: Brett Scott, grandma’s marathon, Headlines, lincoln park, News, sports, weather, William Seay

Business Booming at Beaver Bay Sports

For Nearly Four Decades, Beaver Bay Sports Shop Has Offered Locals and Tourists Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

BEAVER BAY, Minn. – Summer is officially here which means business is starting to boom along Lake Superior’s North Shore. Many businesses rely on a summer rush while others have found opportunities to evolve, catering to customers year round. In this week’s Knowing Your Neighbors, FOX 21’s Brett Scott stopped by one shop doing just that. “Everybody’s getting their boats…

Midday Update 6-9-17

Local news and weather headlines for the Northland.

Categories: News Update Tags: Brett Scott, construction, duluth, FOX 21, minnesota, MNDOT, Natalie Froistad, News, news duluth construction, northland, Remains, Road Work, sports, weather, William Seay

Morning Update 6-9-17

Local news and weather headlines for the Northland.

Categories: News Update Tags: duluth, Morning, Natalie Froistad, News, northland, Park Point, rummage sale, sports, Update, weather, William Seay

Morning Update 6-7-17

An update on local news and weather.

Categories: News Update Tags: city council, Headlines, Local News, Natalie Froistad, sports, superior, weather, William Seay

Nikki’s Notebook: Title IX Rule Keeps Boys Off Dance Team

Superior Dancer Not Allowed To Compete In Competition With Minnesota Judges

A lot has changed in the past 30 years when it comes to high school athletic competitions, but a law in Minnesota has got some students and parents questioning what’s fair and if it’s time for a change. A Minnesota law that hasn’t been updated since the 1970’s is keeping some athletes out of competition, most recently its kept a…

Active Adventures: Putting Lessons with Duluth Golf

Meteorologist William Seay Puts His Putting Skills to the Test

DULUTH, Minn. – Meteorologist William Seay put his putting skills to the test in this week’s Active Adventures! With warmer weather moving into the Northland, many courses around the Northland are now preparing for a busy summer season. General Manager of Duluth Golf, Mike Bender, gives William a few tips on his putting techniques. Duluth Golf is located at 1801…

Ice Racing Comes to Duluth

Local Pro Talks Thrilling Sport

DULUTH, Minn. – An extreme ice sport is coming to Duluth! The World Championship ICE Racing Series will be at AMSOIL Arena on Friday, January 20. There will be motorcycles and ATVs racing across the ice on studded tires. The competition kicks off at 7:30 p.m. For more information head to www.icespeedway.com. Categories: Community, Entertainment, News Tags: atv, ice racing,…