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When Does Kwik Trip In Superior Open?

The Twin Ports area is in the midst of a major build-out for the Kwik Trip convenience store chain, with a number of locations planned for opening within the 12 months.  Work is progressing at a couple of sites - with the 28th and Tower location in Superior getting close to being finished.  So - when will it open?

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(credit Larry Busacca)
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-I Can’t Stand It by Eric Clapton

Clapton added some new members to his band before recording this, including Albert Lee on guitar and Gary Brooker, formerly of Procol Harum, on keyboards. The band lasted only one album, but Clapton remained good friends with Brooker

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Category: Featured, Music History
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(Credit TSM Duluth)
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Benna Ford Rousch Superior Watercross Shootout Racer Mike Simmons [INTERVIEW]

One of the racers you'll see at the Benna Ford Rousch Superior Watercross Shootout is Mike Simmons, now in his third year with the I.W.A. Mike is a very friendly guy, and is looking forward to "comiing home" to Superior as he put it.

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John Rodriguez
John Rodriguez
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I-35 Bridge Closures Will Affect Duluth Drivers August 18-21

It's the summer season and road construction is in full swing with a variety of projects in progress.  Add one more to the list for Duluth drivers who use I-35 next week.

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Jason Bahr - via Getty
Jason Bahr - via Getty
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Have Bloody Mary Garnishes Gone Too Far? Milwaukee Bar Includes An Entire Fried Chicken As Part Of Their Bloody Mary

What's with Bloody Mary garnishes?  Suddenly it appears like there's a race to "one-up" the next bar with an ever-growing assortment of garnishes.  Now a bar in Milwaukee has added fuel to the fire an entire fried chicken as a garnish.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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Show Steve What’s Cooking On Your Grill and Submit Your #Grillfie

August is here and that means we're knee-deep in the summer grilling season!  From steaks and chops to burgers and brats, chances are you're spending a lot of time at your outdoor grill - and I'd like to see it.

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(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Surrender by Cheap Trick [VIDEO]

Though this was not a big chart hit, this teen anthem is one of Cheap Trick's best known songs. The singer thinks of his parents as a bit overprotective and kind of weird, but he gains a new respect for them at the end of the song when he wakes up and they are rolling around on the couch listening to his KISS records. Cheap

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Category: Featured, Music History
Stephanie DeLay
Stephanie DeLay
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Denim Sales Drop 6%; Is This End Of America’s Love Affair With Blue Jeans?

Everyone loves blue jeans - right?  Maybe not.  It appears that sales of denim in the United States fell 6% last year - a number that has many fashion insiders questioning what the future holds for the "all-American fabric".

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(credit Kool Staff)
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World Famous Tamburitzans to Perform in Lake Nebagamon.

The Duquesne University Tamburitzans will perform here at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 14, in the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium. The "Tammies" have been performing here every year for more than 60 years and their appearance here has a unique face to face aspect not present in larger halls, said Jake Fuller, president of the Nebagamon Community Association, sponsor of the event.

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(Photo by Bob Brye/Las Vegas News Bureau via Getty Images)
(Photo by Bob Brye/Las Vegas News Bureau via Getty Images)
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My Brief Night With Robin Williams

I was living in Nashville, TN, and I had a chance to buy tickets to see Robin Williams and Amy Grant. Amy was from Nashville and had two huge albums in a row and was about to release her biggest album ever.  I was there to see her because I had a connection to her with a mutual friend, but I was very excited to see Robin Williams.

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By: George Marks
Hulton Archive
By: George Marks Hulton Archive
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Every Parent Will Sympathize With This Mom Putting Kids To Bed

Henriette Jonassen is putting her kids to bed, and it's a tough job. All parents know in the summertime when the sun doesn't go down until late, so it's not dark till 9 or later. In Norway, the Sun won't go down till after 10pm, creating an awful time to put kids to bed, especially twins.

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By: Lintao Zhang
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By: Lintao Zhang Getty Images Sport
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Peace Run/Walk Changes Venues To Finish At Bayfront With Music and Festival

You are invited to the 2nd Annual Peace Run. This fun Run/Walk will help to raise money for the "Just For The Fun Of It Dance", a special community dance held twice a year for adults with disabilities and mental illness, and raise awareness about mental illness.

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