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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Hosts Coffee And Conversation Session To Update Residents On The Highway 53 Relocation Project

A meeting to update the public about the latest regarding the Highway 53 Relocation Project has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 3 at the Hoover Road MNDOT Building in Virginia.  The start time for this event is 10AM

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Emergency Items To Have In Your Car For Winter Storms

Winter is not letting go of the Northland, having said that, we are approaching a large storm that will potentially drop a lot of snow on this area. What if you are caught somewhere and getting out of your car is not an option.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Parks and Recreation Slow Pitch Softball Umpires Needed

Ever have a dream of being an Umpire? You know what they say, if you can't play you teach, if you can't teach you watch, if you don't know what the heck you are doing, be an umpire. Actually, no one says that.

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The Chief Is Ready To Move In, Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

 

Steph talked about a one year old mix that is often misunderstood. Pit Bulls and German Sheppards are often in the news as being aggressive dogs. Steph that's true if they are trained that way, and says this boy is ready to play and move in to someone's house.

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Beware of a New Utility Bill Payment Scam

I got a surprise this morning when I opened my electric bill from Dahlberg Light & Power. Along with my monthly bill, was notification of  a new utility bill payment scam.

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How Did Chris Allen Broadcast From The USS Tiger Shark (April Fools)

I hope this morning's April Foolery helped take some of the stress away from the weather situation. From 6 am to 9 am I was telling the story that I was aboard the USS Tiger Shark. If you put that name into Google, it says "this is the most used name for ficticious Submarines.

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(Photo by Tiffini M. Jones/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
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Chris Allen Broadcast Live From USS Tiger Shark In Duluth/Superior Bay (April Fool)

I'm so excited!! This morning I took a picture of the sub coming up as I met them up north in a secret location. I was brought to the sub via small boat by LT John Harrison, and then boarded for my journey to Duluth/Superior, and live broadcast on KOOL 101.7

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Why Are There Orange Dots On Boulevard Trees In Superior?

As winter gives way to spring in the Twin Ports, hundreds of orange dots have appeared on boulevard trees in Superior.  In some neighborhoods, seemingly every tree has an orange dot on it.  So what does it mean?

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Duluth Ranked One of the Top 10 Places to Buy a Retirement Home Under $150,000

According to an article in the Huffington Post, "Moving to a city where housing costs significantly less than where you live now can give your nest egg a quick and significant boost. It’s even better if the new city has plenty of amenities and recreation opportunities for retirees."

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Carla Moe used by permission
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Local Athlete Brandon Moe Brings Home The Gold For Weight Lifting

Congratulations to Brandon Moe who came back with a Gold Medal at the Special Olympics State Tournaments at the University of Saint Thomas. Over 1800 athletes competed in Basketball, Aquatics, and Power/Weight Lifting.

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Two Year Bong Bridge Project Starts Today; Get Updated Details About Single Lane Closures And DTA Detours

The two-year long Bong Bridge project starts today - March 31.  Here are the updates on what immediate impact the work will have on drivers.

  • Single-lane closures on both the east and west-bound routes.
  • Reduced speed limits

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