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TSM - Nick Cooper
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Highway 73 Roundabout Project Starts August 14

A major road project kicks off on Monday, August 14 in Chisholm, Minnesota.  Work crews with St. Louis County will begin the process of constructing a roundabout on the south end of town where Highway 73 meets up with the new route of Highway 5.  A detour will be in place during the two-month process.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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MDA Fill The Boot Campaign Kicks Off August 8

The annual "Fill The Boot" campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association - staged by Duluth Firefighters - kicks off Tuesday, August 8.  The  three-day campaign helps raise money for MDA in a fun way.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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Is It Bologna Or Baloney?

Call me simple (or cheap), but I’ve been a fan of baloney since I was kid, always Oscar Mayer. At age 7, I was left alone all summer while my mom was at work and a baloney sandwich was a staple in my world. I used it as hors d'oeuvre when I was about 10 and had my first Tupperware party and even used it as a fun breakfast food for my daughter when she was young. Let me explain.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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What Are The Top Five Suggested Names For The New Highway 53 Bridge?

Back in June we reported that Explore Minnesota was having a contest to solicit names for the soon-to-open bridge east of Virginia - part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  While the winner wasn't guaranteed that their submission would be the final name chosen by state authorities, they would win a gift card and their name would be forwarded to the state legislature for consideration.

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Duluth Police Department
Duluth Police Department
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Duluth Police Unveil Monitored Meet-Up Spot For Online Transactions

Online-selling websites like Craigslist are great ways to get money for the old stuff you don't want.  But after negotiating a purchase price comes the next hurdle:  Where to meet to make the transaction.

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Hulton Archive
By:Fox Photos Hulton Archive
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KOOL Schwammee Says There Will Be A First For The Super Bowl Prediction

Every year before the NFL pre-season gets in full gear, the KOOL Schwammee makes his predictions for the coming year. We record them and at the end of the year we review them. Here are his guesses for all the divisions and the Super Bowl.

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screen shot facebook Chris Allen
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Investigating The Haunted Radio Station, Shari And Chris

Shari and I set out to find out what we could find in the radio station. So we walked around with the K2 meter to see if we could get any readings. We also shared it on facebook live. Here's what we found.

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(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
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Planning Ahead For The Bayfront Blues Festival, Here’s What’s Allowed

This year KOOL 101.7 is proud to be your Bayfront Blues Festival radio station. When you are planning ahead to bring things you will need to the legendary music fest, here's a list of things that are allowed, and things that aren't. Those of you that go every year, you know some of this, even if you do, it's good to brush up.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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Another First For Me, Tripping While On A Training Run

I don't get to run in the mornings very often because I'm on the B105 Morning Show, so while on vacation I decided to take advantage of it.  We parked at Bayfront Festival park on a warm sunny day.  I felt good, was relaxed and enjoying the beauty of Lake Superior when out of the blue, I miss stepped and down I went, first time I've ever fallen while running ever!

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DTA Offers Free Trolley Service To Canal Park

In an effort to increase use of the Port Town Trolley service around the Canal Park area, the Duluth Transit Authority has taken away the fare for the service - making it free to ride.  The move is effective immediately.

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Cut Foot Sioux Resort on Facebook
Cut Foot Sioux Resort on Facebook
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Multiple Waterspouts Spotted on Lake Winnibigoshish in Northern Minnesota Yesterday

While there was no severe weather associated with Thursday's rain system, a visual often associated with severe weather was spotted on a Northern Minnesota lake.

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Photo Kool Staff
Photo Kool Staff
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Here’s Why You Should Plan On Going To The Bayfront Blues Festival

We have one of the biggest and best blues festivals right here in Duluth, and not only is this a special year, but there are some great things that make it something you should plan to attend every year. Even the artists want to play here and be a part of the action. Why not, it's one of the most beautiful venues.

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