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Sequester Cuts Threaten Programs For Poor Such As Meals On Wheels
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Volunteer To Deliver Meals On Wheels And Make Lifelong Friendships

My aunt who lived in Albuquerque was the first person to introduce me to "meals on wheels".  While I was visiting her as a child I got to accompany her on her weeks delivery.  I remember how proud I was that she had so many friends.  She delivered in their community for years, in fact she was well into her 70's and still delivering.  The opportunity to deliver meals locally is available and I know from experience how fulfilling it is.

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Historic Neighborhood Survey Taking Place In Lincoln Park

Over the past two decades, officials with the City of Duluth and neighborhood leaders have worked hard to elevate the Lincoln Park community.  With investments in infrastructure, a name change, and plain-old elbow grease, the former West End section of Duluth has received a good facelift with future growth in mind.

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Facebook To Acquire Photosharing Site Instagram For One Billion Dollars
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This Weeks Must-See Instagram Posts From Duluth-Superior

Minnows.  Ovens.  Kids.  Dill pickle chips.  Beer.

Look on.

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Was A Squirrel The Reason The Power Went Out In East Duluth?

According to Minnesota Power, multiple factors caused a power outage in East Duluth this morning. One of the factors was a squirrel, yes you read that correctly.

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What Super Power Would You Like To Have? Shari And Chris Take On The World

We posed the question to each other. What super power would you like to have? Here's the thing, you don't have to have some cheesy spandex or satin outfit. I know no one wants to see me in something tight. Just think, could you use a super power in your life?

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Lea Scudamore used by permission
Lea Scudamore used by permission
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Join The Duluth Figure Skating Club For Their Winter One Miler

The Duluth Figure Skating Club will hold the Winter One Miler. It's a family fun skating event that helps to raise money for the club. The skate is open to all ages and takes place at Mars Arena on Rice Lake Road. You can save money by registering online. 

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Breanne Marie And The Front Porch Sinners Kickstarter A New Album

Breanne Marie and the Front Porch Sinners are embarking on a new project and costs are high for album. Breanne has enlisted the musicians for her past albums but have solidified as a band and are ready to take that sound to a whole new level. They need the help of their fans to complete this new vision.

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Lucky And Tiger Can Complete Your Buddy Story, Animal Allies Pets Of The Week

There are a lot of pets wanting their buddy to come with them, for another week Daryl at Animal Allies is talking about a duo that need a forever home. Lucky and Tiger want to find a home that they can both thrive in and that want two cats to live in harmony.

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The Northland Has Chosen The Best Local Band [POLL RESULT]

It all started when we asked for open nominations for the best musical act in the Northland.  We said it could be a band, a duo, a singer/songwriter, etc.

After getting hundreds of nominees, the 5 talented artists who received the most were moved into the finals.  It turns out they were all bands and after several weeks of voting, we have a winner.

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5 February ‘Missed Connections’ In The Duluth Area

Combing through the ‘Missed Connections’ section the local Craigslist can lead to some interesting finds. People will post some of the craziest things on there to try and catch someone that they missed or wished they would have said something to.

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Scotch Whisky Association Challenges Minimum Alcohol Pricing
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Northland DFL Representatives Vote No On Sunday Liquor Sales

It looks like Northland DFL leaders don't want to see Sunday liquor sales in the State of Minnesota.  While the 159-year ban on selling off-sale alcohol in the state passed the House hurdle 85-45 with plenty of non-partisan support down south, Representatives from the Arrowhead Region block-voted "no".

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Winter Blues Beckon As Daylight Hours Foreshorten
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Duluth Seeks Public Input For Earned Safe And Sick Time Taskforce

Last summer, the Duluth City Council established a taskforce to look into the best possible options for implementing Earned Safe and Sick Time policies.  Since that time the group has been meeting to cull recommendations for policy.

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