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Vanity Announces Plans To Close All Of Their Retail Clothing Stores

Fargo-based clothing retailer Vanity announced this week plans to close all of their 130+ stores around the country this year.

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Morning Commute In New York Hampered After Major Snowstorm
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Minnesota Lawmakers Consider No More Snow Days For Schools

The tradition of Snow Days for Minnesota public school students may be coming to an end.  State lawmakers are moving to consider legislation that would go away with up to 5 Snow Days each school year, replacing them with "E-Learning Days" instead.

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Remembering The March 2007 Twin Ports Blizzard

Where were you and what were you doing ten years ago?  March 1 and 2, 2007 in the Twin Ports saw one of our more-intense blizzards - a perfect storm that started in Oklahoma and traveled northwards towards the Northland to leave more than 20 inches of precipitation and 50 miles per hour winds that drifted the snow to the rooftops.

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Where Are Roundabouts Located In Wisconsin?

Last summer the Twin Ports received its first roundabout - at the foot of the Bong Bridge on the Wisconsin side.  Until that intersection went round, the closest roundabout was just to the west of Ashland on Highway 2.

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UWS Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Community Outreach Program On March 2

A new program that bridges the relationship between the University of Wisconsin-Superior and the community will see a ribbon cutting on Thursday, March 2.  The new program is the Center for Community Engaged Learning and it's headquartered on the first floor of Swenson Hall.  The ribbon cutting will happen at 4:00 PM.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Hermantown Earn 5-1 Win Over Greenway in 7A Championship To Earn 8th Straight Trip To State Tournament

The Hermantown Hawks boys hockey team entered Wednesday night's 7A Championship against the Greenway Raiders looking to punch their 8th straight ticket to the state tournament and defend their Class A title from last year. Led by Jesse Jacques and Tyler Watkins, the Hawks were able to do just that.

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Outback Steakhouses Close Across The Nation, Will Duluth’s Be Spared

Last week we learned that the company that owns JC Penney will be closing some of their stores and that honestly made me sick to my stomach.  I love shopping at JC Penney and it has been an anchor store at the Miller Hill Mall for so many years. While we're waiting to hear for sure what stores they'll be closing, another company has announced they'll be closing some of their locations, will our Outback Steakhouse on Haines Road be on the chopping block too?

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When Does The Multi-Year Belknap Street Project Start?

Crews with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are getting ready to rebuild the heavily-used Belknap Street with a multi-year project that starts this spring.  Due to the nature of the route and the large volume of vehicles that utilize Belknap Street / Highway 2, impacts to traffic are expected to be high.

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Brutus Is An Active Boy, Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

This week we have a single animal after having buddies for about 3 weeks. This guy loves to play and interact, which is great if you have a family or if you just want some active companionship. Brutus is an alert dog and active, looking for someone to love.

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Load Restrictions Mark The Changing Seasons In Northern Minnesota

If you drive a heavy truck for personal or job-related reasons, you're probably well-versed in the way that the changing seasons affect weight-limits on our roadways.  This past weekend brought about a change as winter load increases for Minnesota state highways has lapsed.  This means that drivers will now need to heed the regular limits on all roads.

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Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass At DC's Cathedral Of St. Matthew The Apostle
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Can I Eat Corned Beef On St. Patrick’s Day When It Falls On A Friday During Lent?

The Lenten Season of 2017 provides an interesting element to the usual fast and abstinence regulations for Catholics:  March 17 - St. Patrick's Day - falls on a Friday;  Catholics are not to consume meat and meat products during certain days of Lent and Friday is one of those.  With a large number of Catholics who are either Irish or trace some part of their heritage to Ireland, this can pose a problem in years when the two events collide.

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Crowds Gather On Opening Day Of Titanic The Artifact Exhibition To View An 18 Foot Replica Of Titan
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Volunteer At The Lake Superior Marine Museum

Ever think of going into the marine or aquatics field? Being a volunteer can get you close to the action. Right now,  the Lake Superior Marine Museum is looking for volunteers for the month of March. Ask questions, and work with those who are in the business.

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