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Momentum Grows In Campaign To Free Gorilla From Bangkok Shopping Mall Zoo
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Lake Superior Zoo Welcomes Baby Lemur To The Family

It's a boy?  It's a girl?  The crew at the Lake Superior Zoo won't know for a while yet - but they're proud to welcome a new baby lemur to the family!  The newest member of the animals at the zoo was born in April and is now on exhibit.

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Summer Grilling Season Safety Starts With A Thermometer

The summer season is just naturally meant for outdoor grilling;  the combination of nice weather and the opportunity to cook meat and vegetables outside - on a deck or patio - is irresistible - especially here in the Northland, where we spend 6 months or so buried under snow.  Whether it's burgers and sausage, steak and chicken, or corn and asparagus, it seems like everyone loves to grill.

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Duluth’s Rip Tide Program Starts June 1

On the surface, Lake Superior is just another body of water - much like the rest of the lakes in the region.  But users of the the largest freshwater lake in the world - swimmers and boaters - know that this isn't necessarily the case.  Due to its size and its geographic features, Lake Superior acts more like an ocean than a lake.

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Temporary Rumble Strips Now Mandatory For Wisconsin Road Projects That Require A Flagger

Summer is the construction season so it's no doubt that you've encountered some orange cones and signs already this time of year.  Along with lane closures, some projects require temporary shutdowns of roadways - requiring a flagger to direct vehicles through.  Now - a new requirement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will add temporary rumble strip overlays to those projects that mandate a flagger.

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2017 Grandma’s Marathon Race Vehicle On Display At Miller Hill Mall; Vehicle Features The Name Of Every Registered Runner

A few years ago, the organizers of Grandma's Marathon developed a unique way to spotlight their race-vehicle sponsor and honor all of the registered runners at the same time.  This years version - a 2017 Toyota is on display at the Miller Hill Mall - near Old Navy and Barnes and Noble.  The vehicle features the names of every registered entrant in the Grandma's Marathon full marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and the William A. Irvin 5K.

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Date Set To Discuss Permitted Parking Around East High School And How I Lost My Car

I was scheduled to interview a culinary student at East High School on his recent accolade of winning a regional competition.  I was told to park in the lot by the school but noticed there was a sticker in all the other cars.  I did as I was told, but "lost" my car. Here's my story.

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St. Louis County Program Makes Getting Energy Efficient Easier

Good news for homeowners and business owners in St. Louis County!  A new partnership with the Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program will make financing available for the initial costs of installing renewable energy technology.

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Culvert Project Closes Parts Of Lakewood Road

Living in the Northland you know the drill:  There are only so many weeks of nice weather so the summer season tends to be full of road construction projects!  Along those lines, a culvert project will close down a portion of Lakewood Road for the next few weeks,

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Duluth Public Library Offers Two New Library Card Designs And So Much More

You may already have a Duluth Public Library card that allows you borrow books and enjoy all the amenities of they have to offer, so you might not be interested in upgrading to one of the two new designs.  However, if you have children, this would be a great way to put a little spark in that summer time reading interest.

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Duluth Police Search For Suspects In Burglary Incident

The Duluth Police are asking for your help in locating two suspects wanted for questioning in regards to a burglary incident on May 13.  The situation happened at an apartment complex on the 900 block of East 3rd Street in the late afternoon.

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Buckle Up! Law Enforcement Promotes Seat Belt Usage With Click It Or Ticket Event – May 22-June 4

Historically, the weeks around Memorial Day can be some of the highest for automobile accidents.  With the large number of vehicles on the road, drivers need to do all they can to be proactive.

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If You Get A Cell Phone Call From Your Own Phone, Don’t Answer, It’s A Scam

I was attending a healthy eating class through Duluth Community Action with my friend Coleen when her cell phone rang.  We were both surprised since we thought we had both silenced our phones for the class.  We were even more surprised to see that the number that was calling was her own.

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