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I’m a proud life-long resident of the Northland: Born and raised on the Iron Range, I’ve lived in the Twin Ports all of my adult years. I enjoy the fact that we get to enjoy all four seasons and I love the natural beauty that our area provides. I’m worked for the company that owns KOOL 101.7 since 1993 and I enjoy the fact that no two days are ever the same. Although you hear me on the radio during the mid-day shift, my mail role is Production Manager for our stations – writing and producing the commercials you hear. I’m married with one son. In my spare time (what is that?) I enjoy cooking, collecting records (primarily classic country), studying history and politics and being involved in the community on a variety of boards and committees.
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Superior Police To Stage 3rd Annual Random Acts Of Kindness Initiative

Helping to spread holiday cheer in our community, the Superior Police Department are bringing back their Random Acts of Kindness Initiative for the third consecutive year. In conjunction with the Garret Car Memorial, The Kitchen, and Environmental Consulting and Testing, officers will rewards those people they see performing good acts or helping others in need.

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City Of Duluth Hosts Free Winter Skating Parties

The City of Duluth has the solution for free family fun: A series of Winter Skating Parties. The first of these will happen on Sunday, November 26 at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend and the second one will happen on Sunday, January 7. Both events will offer the opportunities to skate with the UMD Bulldog hockey team; the men's team in November and the women's in January.

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Obama's New Budget Calls For Major Investments Into Public Works Projects
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St. Luke’s Building Work Closes 10th Avenue East Temporarily

Drivers who find their route near St. Luke's Hospital will have a road closure to deal with over the next month. Work on the Lakeview Building at 1001 E Superior Street will close 10th Avenue East as it approaches the area - now through December 22. The project will also necessitate the closure of the alley in that area. The east side of the sidewalk will be closed as well, but pedestrians will have access via the east side.

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Oliver Bridge Project To Wrap Later Than Promised; Should Be Open By Thanksgiving

The completion date for the multi-year Oliver Bridge is coming - albeit longer than anticipated. The bridge is expected to be fully-open to daytime weekday traffic at the end of the day on Tuesday, November 21 according to news reports.

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Husky Energy Closes $435 Million Calumet Deal

There's a new owner in town! Canadian-based Husky Energy closed on their bid to buy the Calumet refinery in Superior. The $435 million deal was finalized on Wednesday. According to company spokespeople, Husky expects to keep the current workforce - which numbers around 180 people.

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Superior’s Calendar Parking Gets A Review

An ordinance that has been in effect since 1991 will get a review tonight at the Superior City Council meeting. The Calendar Parking Rule that guides residents who park on the street in their neighborhood will see discussion; at issue is the window of time that vehicle owners have to move their car from one side of the street to the other.

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Who Answers The Turkey Hotline Phones?

There's nothing quite like a designated food holiday to make non-cooks squirm; You can't hide behind Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, or even the 4th of July fireworks: Thanksgiving is all about the meal. As the resident foodie in the building, I tend to field a lot of questions each year around this time - from when to thaw a turkey and what process to use, to what inventive sides can someone make to add some zest into their celebration.

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