Thunder Bay

The Ups and Downs of Unfrozen Lake Superior

Experts share different effects of the lake's low ice cover, while some Northlanders miss the ice.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northland has gone through an unseasonably warm winter, eliminating the chance for much ice to form on the surface of Lake Superior. “I was excited for the ice build up and it’s just not coming yet,” Lindsey Ruhnke said. Lapping waves is a surprising sound to hear by the lake at the beginning of February. “I think…

Break Room Bar Hosts 8-Ball Classic Amateur Pool Tournament

16 players entered at $300 each.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Break Room Bar in Duluth hosted the finals of their first ever Amateur 8-Ball Classic Pool Tournament. 16 players entered the tournament paying a $300 entry fee higher than most amateur tournaments but means a bigger payout of $2,000 for first place. The tournament not only attracted Duluth pool players but players from the Twin Cities, Iron…

Karate Masters in Training at Clyde Iron Works

Largest tournament in region brings students from Thunder Bay and Twin Cities.

DULUTH, Minn.- Clyde Iron Works was packed with students young and old, and their senseis, for the Spirit of the Arts Fall Karate Tournament. Students from as far as Thunder Bay and the Cities presented their choreographed forms and sparring to panels of judges. With kids starting as young as seven, organizers say teaching good sportsmanship is just as important…