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How To Stay Cool During A Heat Wave

There are probably a lot of people from outside the Northland who don't understand just how hot it can get here in the summertime.  Granted, we don't have extremely long stretches of hot weather - but when we do get warmer temperatures it can easily approach 100 degrees or more.

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How To Beat The Heat Using Food

The Northland is getting ready to experience one of those hot stretches of weather that happen once or twice a summer.  Living in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin it seems that we're better prepared to handle extremely cold temperatures with good humor; When the thermometer stretches to its upper reaches, we don't seem to know what to do to stay cool.

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Miss Hermantown Crowned Kicking Off Hermantown Summer Fest

Congratulations to Rhonda Grussendorf Tomlin for another great presentation of the Miss Hermantown Pageant. The night started at Hermantown High School with the singing of the National Anthem by Cally Stanich and then Rhonda introduced the girls.

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Steve Tanko
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Kwik Trip Superior’s 28th Street Location Update; Recent Pictures As Of July 18

Wondering how the project is progressing at the 28th and Tower location of Kwik Trip in Superior?  As of July 18 it appears that most of the rough excavating work is done, the canopy is in place, the building is up - sided - and roofed.  It should also be noted that the main sign is in place - with a space for E-85.

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Spencer Platt via Getty
Spencer Platt via Getty
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Superior Resident Reconized With Regional Red Cross Volunteer Award

A northland volunteer has been recognized for her exceptional and tireless dedication to helping those in need following natural disasters.  The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region has named Diane Dunder, from Superior, WI, the 2014 Distinguished Volunteer Leader of the Year.

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Joe Raedl
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Chipotle Ordering Manners; Thirteen Things To Avoid Doing

Now that Duluth has a Chipotle - and the opening day-line has diminished - it's a good time to review ordering ettiquete.  In some ways, these tips are transferrable to just about any restaurant - especially fast food places.

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duluth city hall in 1889 photo supplied by st. louis historical society from duluth public library
duluth city hall in 1889 photo supplied by st. louis historical society from duluth public library
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Lunch With The History People, Duluth’s City Hall, Some History Of Our Mayors

Lunch with the History People takes an interesting turn this week. The guest speaker  Tony Dierckins is a local author, who has many books to his name. He only writes about the history of the area

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Meadowlands Resurfacing Project To Close Highway 133 Starting July 14

A road resurfacing project is expected to close a highway near Meadowlands for three weeks starting Monday, July 14.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Guy Fieri Makes a “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” Stop in Duluth and Superior

Guy Fieri and his Food Network show "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" aren't strangers to the Twin Ports region. The food show host made another appearance in the Twin Ports today, filming at two different businesses for an upcoming show.

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Scott Olson
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Applebee’s Duluth Location Part Of Minnesota E Coli Investigation

The Duluth location of Applebee's is one of of the locations that is tied to an outbreak of E. coli in Minnesota;  Thirteen cases have been reported so far with seven of the patients having Applebee's as their common link.  Five Applebee's locations have been mentioned in the investigation:  Blaine, Duluth, Monticello, Roseville, and Woodbury.

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Steve Tanko
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Tower Avenue Grand Opening Happens Next Week – July 25 And 26; Event Celebrates The Rebuild That Occured Last Summer

Next week is the big event!

The finishing touches on the Tower Avenue Project in Superior happened this spring, and now officials with the Superior Business Improvement District are ready to celebrate!  Join them for a Tower Avenue Grand Reopening event on Friday and Saturday, July 25 and July 26.

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How To Store Your Snowmobile For The Summer; Watch Professionals Who Use ‘Em All Year ‘Round At The Benna Ford Roush Superior Watercross Shootout, August 16 & 17

A little TLC and proper maintenance can make any piece of equipment last longer.  That bit of wisdom is especially true when it comes to larger, big-ticket items like cars and trucks, tractors, and seasonal "toys".  And while you probably change the oil in your auto on a regular basis - when's the last time you gave your snowmobile some routine maintenance?

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