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Superior And Douglas County Cleansweep Garbage Event Scheduled For June 14; Dispose Of Electronics, Appliances, Tires, Hazardous Waste, And More The Proper Way

If you have old appliances, electronics, tires, and more that you need to get rid of - your chance is coming Saturday, June 14 in Superior and other locations in Douglas County.  It's a Cleansweep Event - with drop-off locations in Superior at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds and in Lake Nebagamon and Brule.

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Big Hair or Pony Tail? Rayman Says You be the Judge [POLL]

I love long hair, and have worn it long almost all my life (except when i shaved my head.) I usually just wash it and fluff it a little and I'm good for the day. One day my friend Jeanne from Mix 108, put it in a pony tail, and I wore it that way for a few days

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Duluth Law Enforcement and Emergency Response Conduct Mock Active Threat Exercise

If you notice roadways closed and emergency response teams in the area of Garfield Avenue this morning in Duluth, don't panic - it's only a drill.

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photographybyJHWilliams
photographybyJHWilliams
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Lake Superior Zoo Member Appreciation Day Safari – June 12

Here's a great family-fun event that's perfect for a summer evening.  The Lake Superior Zoo is holding their annual Member Appreciation Day Safari on Thursday, June 12 from 5 - 7:30 PM.

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Credit: eBay user goodyguy11
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The Return of Champagne Velvet Beer [VIDEO] [AUDIO]

I first heard of Champagne Velvet beer on Dewey Phillips radio show Red Hot and Blue. Dewey had a daily show at WHBQ in Memphis Tennessee, and would do the commercial live in between songs. The beer itself was brewed in Indiana, and  distributed in several parts of the United States at that time.

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chris allen
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It’s Go Time, Duluth Makes It To The Finals For America’s Best Town, Vote For Duluth Now

Duluth moves on to the 7 day showdown with Provo, Utah. Voting will be open until Sunday. So come on Northland, let's get this done. Vote for Duluth as the America's Best Town. Even if you are from Minneapolis, or Superior. Let's unite for a common cause!!!

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Aleksander Bolbot
Aleksander Bolbot
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Gypsy Moth Spraying Program To Cover Douglas County On June 10; Low Flying Planes Delivering Treatments To Eliminate The Nuisance Pest

If you hear loud, low-flying planes overhead on Tuesday June 10 in Douglas County - here's what's going on.  It's part of the Wisconsin's Gypsy Moth Spraying Program which is in place once again this summer.

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snoreoutdoors.com used by permission from Rudy Hummel
snoreoutdoors.com used by permission from Rudy Hummel
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Last Chance To Sleep Outside With Rudy Hummel Tonight

Rudy Hummel was on the show a couple of months ago, and he was talking about sleeping outside. He did it for 365 days. Tonite is his last night. This is what he had to say on his website.

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Brei
Brei
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The Winner of Our Pet Shaming Contest Is…

Thanks to all who uploaded a photo to our first pet shaming contest, and we are excited to announce that the winner is...

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By: Johannes Simon
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By: Johannes Simon Getty Images News
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Volunteers Needed For National Trails Day June 7th

Duluth has some great trails and areas to bike and walk. June 7th is National Trails Day, and the city is looking for volunteers to help clean and prepare the trails, walkways, and biking areas for public use.

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Steve Frost
Steve Frost
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Cooking With Beer: Surprising Ways To Incorporate Beer Into Your Favorite Recipes

My co-workers tease me a lot because (a) I like to cook and (b) I refuse to take shortcuts in the kitchen;  No box mixes or pre-packaged food for me - that just spoils that fun of it all.  The razzing escalated recently when I shared the fact that I had made my soft pretzel recipe over the weekend;  "You made soft pretzels - from scratch"?  Yup!  And they were very good.  Then, knowing that this co-worker likes beer - I shared the fact that the recipe I have developed for soft pretzels incorporates beer in addition to yeast as a leavening agent for the dough.

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Get Ready For Forest Tent Caterpillars! Northland Expected To See Population Spike This Summer

Living in the northland, I think we all know what Forest Tent Caterpillars (or "Army Worms" as they are sometimes called) are.  And, you're probably aware that their population peaks every 10 years or so.  Well, that "or so" just got a little more precise with aerial surveys conducted by the Department of Natural Resources.  Their estimations are that we can expect the summers of 2014 and 2015 to be peak years for the dreaded caterpillars.

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