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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Recommends Preferred Highway 53 Relocation Route

The E-2 Route appears to be the winner - as officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation made their announcement of which proposed roadway they would support for the Highway 53 Relocation Project.

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Jason Miller, Getty Images
Jason Miller, Getty Images
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Vikings Claim Running Back Ben Tate Off Waivers From Cleveland

With Adrian Peterson dealing with a suspension handed down by the league and both Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon tending to injuries, the Vikings took to waivers Wednesday (November 19) to claim Ben Tate to fill the void.

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Be Safe: November Is Peak Month For Deer-Vehicle Collisions

It probably comes as no surprise to long-time Northlanders, but the month of November is the peak period for deer-vehicle collisions.

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Robert Kyllo;
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Thanksgiving Holiday Shifts Garbage Pickup In The City Of Superior Week Of November 24

Residents living in the City of Superior should be aware of an altered pickup schedule for their garbage service the week of November 24-28 - in lieu of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Sherri Camp;
Sherri Camp;
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What Does Grape Salad Have To Do With Thanksgiving In Minnesota? New York Times Article Claims The Side Dish As Minnesota’s Quintessential Thanksgiving Compliment

Have you ever heard of Grape Salad?  Does it play a large part of your families Thanksgiving meal?  Apparently the New York Times thinks so!

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What Are The Safest Cities In Minnesota? Two Northland Communities Make The List

As things go, northern Minnesota is a relatively safe place to live.  We're semi-safe from natural disasters and for whatever reason, we seem to have relatively low crime rates - as compared to major metropolitan areas.

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Veterans Day
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Veterans’ Remembrance Dinner, Thursday, December 4th

The 10th Annual Veterans’ Remembrance Dinner will be held December 4th in the Great Hall of the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (the Depot.) Featured speakers include; Thomas Werner, Executive Director, and Ryan Welch, Airport Facilities Manager, from the Duluth International Airport, both veterans from the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, presenting on their roles as military and combat engineers in the northern half of Afghanistan from 2009-2010.

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Santa Clauses Meet For Parade
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Traffic Changes, Parking, and Detours For Christmas City Of The North Parade Here

With the changes to the route of the Christmas City Of The North Parade, there will be some traffic concerns too. Here is a list of delays and detours for you if you are trying to find parking and a way around.

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Duluth Police Issue Scam Alert

Now that it is the Holiday season the scams start and the bad guys prey on people not thinking straight. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days and people are just trying to get their deals and gifts,  that's when they strike. So, here's what to look out for:

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Reports of The Superior Kmart Closure May be Unfounded

Steve Tanko did a blog a couple of weeks back concerning the closure of the Superior Kmart. While it is true that many Kmart stores nationwide will be closing, my sources tell me the Superior Kmart is not one of them.

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What Should I Include In A Winter Emergency Kit? Colder Weather Makes Survival Prep Important

It seems like Old Man Winter has made himself known a little earlier than usual this year and that's left a lot of people scrambling to prepare for the harsh realities that the season can bring.

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Dilip Vishwanat, Getty Images
Dilip Vishwanat, Getty Images
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Adrian Peterson Suspended Without Pay For Remainder of 2014 Season

Following yesterday's hearing and promised "quick" decision, the NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the 2014 season under the league's personal conduct policy. The suspension follows the child abuse case that initially resulted on him being put on the exempt list until his legal case was resolved.

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