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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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10 Fun Things to Look For on the Grandma’s Marathon Course

The course for Grandma's Marathon is truly amazing, offering some of the most beautiful scenery of the North Shore, as well as views of some of the historical buildings and urban highlights of Duluth and Canal Park...

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How Will Grandma’s Marathon Affect Traffic In Duluth? Get Advisory Information For All Of The Races

It's Grandma's Marathon Weekend!  And along with all of the races, activities, and runners comes traffic.  Even though city and marathon officials have planned and prepared, the onset of thousands of extra people in town swell the streets and highways near Canal Park and the downtown area.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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City Of Duluth Road Crews Want You To Slow Down In Construction Zones

It's no secret that we're in the summer road construction season.  And whether that project is on a highway with orange cones stretching for 20 miles or on a city street corner with single sign, the law mandates that you slow down;  common sense mandates that you be observant and extra-cautious.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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19 Thoughts that Cross a Grandma’s Half-Marathoner’s Mind on Race Day

I have run the Grandma's Half Marathon several years and it doesn't get any better.  I still question why the heck I thought I could handle this mentally, physically, emotionally, intestinal(ly)...

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Uriel Sinai/Getty Images
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Do I Need To Register My Stand Up Paddle Board With The DNR?

We were at Sam's Club when we ran into a former neighbor who was looking for a stand up paddle board or SUP.  I told him my daughter had one and he asked if it was registered.  I didn't realize they needed to be registered and thought maybe others didn't either so I did the research and this is what they say.

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Duluth Wins Knight Cities Challenge Grant For Canal Park Program

It's no secret that the Canal Park area is vital to the economy of Duluth and the greater Northland.  From tourists in the summer to the variety of businesses that pull residents there year-round, Canal Park has a lot to offer.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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What Are The Fastest Finish Times For Grandma’s Marathon And The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon?

After months of training, athletes from around the world are preparing to hit the course for Grandma's Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. These athletes follow in the footsteps of those that have made for many exciting finishes in years' past. Here are the top finishing times from the various race day events of Grandma's Marathon Weekend over the years:

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Nick Cooper TSM
Nick Cooper TSM
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5 Reasons You Should Listen To The Grandmas Marathon Radio Broadcast

Every Grandma's Marathon I help out with our sister station's broadcast of the race.  Listening to a marathon may sound a little strange, but it's actually a great thing for people that are spectating the race.  Here's why you should listen to Sasquatch 106.5fm or 560 AM during the race.

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Photo Permission:  Kayla Wennesson
Photo Permission: Kayla Wennesson
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[Update] Owners Face Charges In Tragic Pet’s Death In Cloquet

As a self-proclaimed mammal lover, especially of canines, I can't fathom the pain that Kayla, the owner of Kaito is experiencing.  It was a senseless death of her beloved dog and it's been tough waiting for a decision from authorities about the dogs that attacked.  This is what

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$5000 Reward Offered In Lester Park Elementary School Arson Case

A reward is being offered for information related to an arson fire this weekend at the Lester Park Elementary School.  The fire - which damaged the playground - occurred on Sunday, June 11.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Race Packet Pickup Available Starting Thursday For All Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Races

Grandma's Marathon weekend is fast approaching, with the William A. Irvin scheduled Friday evening as the first major race.  If you're running any of the races this weekend, you can pickup your race packet starting Thursday afternoon.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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You Could Name The New Highway 53 Bridge On The Iron Range

Construction continues on the new 1,100-foot  bridge that spans the Rouchleau Pit east of Virginia as part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  Work began in 2015 and is expected to wrap up this fall - ushering in a new route for the arterial roadways that cuts its way through the Iron Range north towards Canada.

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