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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.

The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.

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UPDATE: Rudy Hummel of Hermantown Sleeps Outside 365 Days Raises $6000

 

Rudy Hummell came on the KOOL morning show and talked about sleeping outside for 365 days. At first it was just a dare for himself, but he made it into a fundraiser for Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity and the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory.

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It’s Go Time, Duluth Makes It To The Finals For America’s Best Town, Vote For Duluth Now

Duluth moves on to the 7 day showdown with Provo, Utah. Voting will be open until Sunday. So come on Northland, let's get this done. Vote for Duluth as the America's Best Town. Even if you are from Minneapolis, or Superior. Let's unite for a common cause!!!

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Chris Allen’s Kids Review The Insect Repelling “SuperBand”

I stop in to our neighbors at the BP once in a while in the morning to get something to drink or a snack and I saw this display for a "Superband" that would keep the bugs off your kids, they were only $1.79, how bad could they be. So, I had the kids wear them and here's what they had to say.

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Too Many Stressful Relationships Can Actually Kill You

We’ve all thought at one point or another that life is too short to maintain a relationship with a toxic person, and there might be some real truth to this.

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CHUM Emergency Family Shelter and Hillside Apartment to be Named Steve O’Neil Apartments

Steve O'Neil spent his life in Duluth working for Duluth's most vulnerable families. His legacy will continue, as the new apartments and emergency shelter bearing his name. They will not only help those families, but will also help fulfill Duluth's vision of becoming a city that welcomes the stranger, feeds the hungry, and houses the homeless.

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Actress Patty Duke to Speak on Mental Illness in Duluth

Actress Patty Duke shares her struggle with mental illness, and her recovery, in Duluth May 29th. "An evening With Patty Duke" kicks off with a social hour at 6 p.m. in the Great lakes Ballroom of the Duluth Holiday Inn. Although admission is free, however pre-registration is required @ the foundation.

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Lyme Disease Q & A: Facts You Should Know Before You Take That Hike

It’s play-outside season for all of us now, finally, and with new reports that more deer ticks survived the winter, we need to arm ourselves with the facts about Lyme disease.

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Public Invited To Talk About Cross City Trail May 28th

As I reported before, the Mayor has been talking about making a cross town or cross city trail so you can jog or bike all across the city and go all east or all west. The first talks begin May 28th

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Rudy Hummel Is Raising Money For People, By Sleeping Outside

Rudy Hummel has a personal goal to sleep outside for a year to help make sure people and animals can have the homes they need. When he started sleeping outside last June, it was because he was challenging himself, then when the temps dropped there was more to it.

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