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I-35 Patching Project To Affect Drivers The Next Two Weeks

If you noticed some road work on I-35 this afternoon, it's part of a project that will occur the next few weeks.  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will progress on a large-scale asphalt patching project during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The schedule was designed to have limited impact on drive-time hours.

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Urban Gardening Growing In Popularity
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Downtown Duluth Farmers Market Happens August 1

The pick of the crop is yours  - Tuesday, August 1 - as the Downtown Duluth Farmers Market returns to Lake Superior Plaza.  From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, shop the harvest you'll find from local farmers and gardeners.

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Bridge Replacement On Highway 88 Starts August 7

A project to replace the bridge the crosses Burntside River west of Ely will begin on Monday, August 7.  The existing bridge on Highway 88 - which was constructed in 1938 - has reached the end of its serviceable life.

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Jsoh Koop - TSM Duluth
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North Shore Scenic Railroad Has A Train Car With A Dome You Can Ride [VIDEO]

The North Shore Scenic Railroad, located in the Depot at 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth, has several options to choose from when wanting to ride the rails. I’ve enjoyed the amenities of the couples dinner train several times (I’ve even been a server that served soup while on heels on the dinner train, not recommended!) When my daughter Kylee was young we shared a meal of pizza on the pizza train and I’ve waved to countless tourists and natives while roles were switched and they were on the train and I’m was on the Lakewalk. So, when I was biking near the Depot and saw the one with the solarium on top called the Silver Club, I knew I needed to learn more.

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St. Louis County Unveils New Flag Disposal Option

Anyone who's sat through an American Civics course knows a thing or two about flag etiquette.  From the proper way to handle and display the American Flag to what you shouldn't do with it, there is a whole list of things you need to know.

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Duluth Police Search For Individuals Connected To Shoplifting Incident

The Duluth Police Department is looking for help from the public in identifying and finding two individuals wanted for questioning in relation to a shoplifting incident.  The department has been successful in the past using social media;  that's why they've turned to their Facebook page to ask for help.

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St. Louis County Goes High-Tech With Road Condition Sensors And Cameras

This winter, new tools will be waiting on county road to help you battle the inclement weather and changing road conditions.  St. Louis County has just installed remote data sensors and cameras at various locations throughout the Northland.  These units - part of the Roadway Weather Information System - will allow officials real-time data, monitoring weather and road conditions to allow for more-informed decisions.

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Free Backpacks Are Distributed To Needy Students Ahead Of New School Year
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CHUM Collects Backpacks And Supplies For Those Who Need Help With Back-To-School Needs

The new school year will start sooner than you think;  while many look forward to adventure of the season, others look to back-to-school time with trepidation.  Many families in the Northland have a difficult time making ends meet all year long - but especially when clothes and supply shopping stretch their budget.

CHUM is looking to change that by organizing a backpack and school supply collection.  According to officials with the agency, participation can take many forms.  Scott Van Deale - CHUM's Distributive Services Director expands:

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Los Angeles's 405 Freeway Closes Completely For Bridge Repair
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Arrowhead/Haines Road Area By Highway 53 To See Construction Starting July 31

A busy section of roads in Hermantown will see some significant construction work starting Monday, July 31.  Crews with St. Louis County will be working on the area west of Arrowhead Road between Highway 53 and Haines Road - making improvements that will ease the traffic congestion.

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Total Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across Indonesia
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How And When To View The 2017 Solar Eclipse In The Duluth / Superior Area

A solar eclipse will sweep across the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017. The cool thing about this eclipse is that everyone in the United States will be able to see it. It just won't be a total eclipse for everyone, depending on where you are. What will the eclipse look like in the Twin Ports? How and when exactly can you see it? Here's what to know.

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2017 CMT Music Awards - Show
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Peter Frampton Freaks Out Over Video On Minnesota Stage Over The Weekend

Instead of "Frampton Comes Alive" - it was Frampton (be)comes angry on Sunday, as he performed in Red Wing, Minnesota.  During a show at the Treasure Island Casino, Peter Frampton halted his performance twice over the video content that was being shown on the big screen monitors behind him.

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Ian LaFont via YouTube
Ian LaFont via YouTube
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Duluth Woman Raps Maid Of Honor Speech To Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Theme Song [VIDEO]

At a July wedding at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth, the bride's sister turned her Maid of Honor speech into a rap to the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Theme Song. 

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