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Blatnik Bridge Construction Postponed Due To Bong Bridge Closure

A lot of people scratched their heads yesterday over the logic of scheduling bridge repair on the Blatnik Bridge only two days after the Bong Bridge's westbound lanes closed as part of a two year project.  The Blatnik Bridge was the posted detour for the vehicles that usually use the Bong Bridge.  Traffic backed up considerably and major delays happened during the late morning and midday time period.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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First “Saltie” of the 2014 Season Destined for Duluth Had a Delay in Ice Outside the Duluth Harbor [PHOTOS]

The 453 foot Antigua ship "Diana" was destined to be the first "saltie" to enter the Duluth Harbor for the 2014 shipping season. Her entry, like much of the shipping season, has been delayed due to ice.

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(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Pepsi)
(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Pepsi)
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If You Want To Play Flag Football, Registration Is Open Until June 6

Flag Football is one of the fastest growing sports throughout the country. The 2014 season will mark the twelfth year of the league organized through the City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Division.

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(Photo by USD)
(Photo by USD)
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It’s Not a Bird, It’s Not Superman, It’s the Gypsy Moth Spray Plane Over Wisconsin

It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

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(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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Golf Courses Opening In Duluth, Could Spring Be Here?

How long have we been asking ourselves when Spring will arrive. We have had a lot of rain and snow this season. Now comes the announcement that The City of Duluth golf courses at Enger and Lester Park will be open.

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FogStock/Aisha Harley
FogStock/Aisha Harley
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Highway 169 To See Expressway Expansion In 2016

Although there are many arguments about the the geographical boundaries of Minnesota's Iron Range (I.E. - do you include Cotton?  Floodwood?  Canyon?), one can generally agree that the center-expressway would be represented by Highway 169 - say from Grand Rapids to Virginia.  There are plenty of communities on either side of that roadway, but it's easy to call that the main artery of the Iron Range.

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Missy Siers
Missy Siers
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Cathedral School Panther Pant 2014 Happens May 30 – Save Money And Register Before May 21

The 10th annual Cathedral School Panther Pant 5K Walk/Run happens Friday, May 30 in Superior.  This event is an excellent way for runners to put their winter training to the test at the onset of the upcoming marathon season.

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. (Photo by NOAA Photo Library/Getty Images)
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NOAA Emergency Radios Save Lives, Do You Have One?

May 7th is NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Awareness Day in Wisconsin, and the Division Of Emergency Management urges you to get one. With recent tornadoes in central U.S. and the very unusual weather we've experienced in Wisconsin, a weather radio could save your life.

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Noel Hendrickson
Noel Hendrickson
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Learn How To Eat Healthier; Community Event Details Good And Bad Fats

Learn which fats are good for you and which ones are bad at an event - Tuesday, May 13 at the Lake Superior Interfaith Community Church.  Jim Naus will speak from 6:30PM to 8PM on the topic of Omega Confusion Clarification/Why Are Trans Fats Bad And Which Oils Are Safe.

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(Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
(Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
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Update: First Price Increase For VMH 5K, Sign Up Now And Save

The  VMH 5K Fun Run, a fundraiser for its Veterans’ Memorial Hall Program has their first price increase.  If you are interested the race begins at 9 AM on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Twig Bakery. You will need to register soon.

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Viral Cold Water Challenge Prompts Warning For Duluthians From U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

Social media has been abuzz lately with a trend called "Cold Water Challenge" - in which people tag their friends, challenging them to jump into nearby icy waterways within a specific time-frame.  These challenges often have supposed charitable ties.  The results can be dangerous.  Unlike established charitable "jump" events, these homemade challenges don't featured medical and emergency personnel on site to maintain everyone's safety.

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Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV.

(Photo Kool Staff)
Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV. (Photo Kool Staff)
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Durbin Keeney Regional Director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans Dies

Durbin Keeney was a Vietnam War veteran and served as regional director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for more than a decade before relinquishing that post in September 2011, according to an article in the Duluth News Tribune. Durbin will always be remembered as a tireless worker assisting Veterans.

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