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Composting 101: Learn How At A Training Session – Saturday, May 3

Experts with the University of Wisconsin-Extension program will share their skills and knowledge - helping you learn how to be a Master Composter, Saturday May 3.  With the upcoming planting season just around the core, this would be an excellent time to lean tips that can improve your summer gardens.

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(Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
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Forget The Weather, Start Spring Cleaning To Feel Accomplishment And Earn Money

Yes, I know the weather has not been our friend. So many people waiting for the weather to change to more spring like weather. Well, I say, don't wait! Start spring cleaning now, here are a few ways to help your wallet.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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It’s Going to be a Late Fishing Opener for Lake Nebagamon [VIDEO]

I stopped at the boat landing this morning on my way to the studio and took a look see on the condition of the lake. With the fishing opener on Saturday, I wondered if Dan had put the docks in, and how much ice was still on the lake.

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Simone Van den berg
Credit Simone Van den berg
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Vintage Slang Terms That We Might Remember

When it comes to vintage terms, you're talking to Mr. V himself, hey, Maynard G. Krebbs was my idol. That's why I want to share this article I ran across in the Huffington Post. While some of the words are sort of "goinky", (Rayspeak for silly or nerdy), they just might bring you back to another time full of fond memories. Here are a few I remember.

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(Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
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Excavated Atari Dump Story Unearths More Than 31 Year Old Game Cartridges; Experience Also Makes The Past Meet The Present

The weekend excavation of a 30-plus year old dump  that held the remains of an unpopular Atari game proved to be interesting not only to those who are video game fanatics;  The story also allows our past and present to meet - if only for a few fleeting moments.

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(Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Demolition Of The KDLH Building Begins May 5, Traffic To Change

Demolition of the old KDLH buiding will start tomorrow to make way for the new Maurices Building and new parking ramp. That means traffic will look different and so will the pedestrian areas. Here's the plan as it stands so far.

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(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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The Germ-Filled Truth About Restaurants

I think you'd pretty much agree that we all enjoy an evening out at our favorite restaurant once in awhile. There are concerns when we dine out that many folks are unaware of. Germs for one. Germs that can turn a wonderful night out into a nightmare days later.

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Category: Food, Health, Lifestyle
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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Good Advice For Bacon Lovers, Rub Bacon On It, And Attend Baconpalooza

With Baconpalooza coming soon, I wanted to have an awesome recipe. That's hard! What do you do to improve bacon? Then I realized, bacon improves everything else. So that's when I started searching things that needed to be improved, and I found that it's just food that you add bacon to....that's it.

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(Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)
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City Of Duluth Says Trails Not Ready To Walk On

The weather is slowly getting better and the snow is melting. Because of that, it's good to check with the city of Duluth to see if it's time to get into the woods or on some of the bike trails. Here's what the official word is:

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Wisconsin Fishing Opener May 3rd, But Who’s Fishing?

Although the fishing opener is scheduled for the first weekend in May, unless a miracle happens, there will be few if any out to try their luck. Lake Nebagamon is just starting to thaw in areas by the shore, and unless we can put together several days of seventy degree weather, we won't make the opener.

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(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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Fitgers 5K Saturday, Official Release For Traffic Detours

Fitgers 5k is coming this Saturday, and you are invited to enjoy the race. This is the race that sort of starts the Grandma's Racing Schedule. There are some traffic issues, obviously you can't drive in front of Fitgers. Whether you want to see the race or are in it, here are the traffic releases from the Duluth Police.

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