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Duluth Plans Series Of Workshops To Help Identify And Stop Spread Of Invasive Plants

Living in the Northland, you've no doubt heard about the battle against invasive species and plants.  Living near the largest freshwater lake in the world - not to mention hundreds of lakes, most of us identify with the process to help curb the spread of these nuisances.

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Duluth Parks Department Offers Free Use Of Recreational Equipment At Bayfront Family Center

Summer - and the living is easy!  The City of Duluth is helping to promote outdoor activities for families during the summer break with the free use of recreational equipment at Bayfront Family Center.

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Michigan Street West To See Sewer Project; Public Meeting Scheduled For June 1

If you live, work, or populate the downtown area, you'll want to know about an upcoming project slated for Michigan Street West.  A public meeting will be held on Thursday, June 1 to outline the plans for a sewer lining project to happen later this summer. The meeting will happen at 8:00 AM in the Duluth City Hall, Room 303.

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This Weeks Must-See Instagram Posts From Duluth-Superior

Rainy days.  Cute kids.  Engagements.  Food.  Bridges.

Look on.

Missy Siers
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Cathedral School Panther Pant 2017 Happens June 2; Great Way To Kick Off The Summer Marathon Season

The 13th annual Cathedral School Panther Pant 5K Walk/Run happens Friday, June 2 in Superior.  This event is an excellent way for runners to put their winter training to the test at the onset of the upcoming marathon season.  This years event also promises some new surprises as well.

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Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship - Day Three
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Does Duluth Have A Geese Overpopulation Situation?

Recently while we were on air I was mentioning the abundance of rabbits we had at our house (insert multiplying like rabbits here). Other than the fancy driving I have to do to avoid hitting them since they never seem to know which direction they want to go, I’m kinda glad they are around because that means we don’t have fox, owls or fishers in the neighborhood. That’s when a Facebook friend took to a rant about the geese and I had to agree with him.

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Momentum Grows In Campaign To Free Gorilla From Bangkok Shopping Mall Zoo
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Lake Superior Zoo Welcomes Baby Lemur To The Family

It's a boy?  It's a girl?  The crew at the Lake Superior Zoo won't know for a while yet - but they're proud to welcome a new baby lemur to the family!  The newest member of the animals at the zoo was born in April and is now on exhibit.

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Summer Grilling Season Safety Starts With A Thermometer

The summer season is just naturally meant for outdoor grilling;  the combination of nice weather and the opportunity to cook meat and vegetables outside - on a deck or patio - is irresistible - especially here in the Northland, where we spend 6 months or so buried under snow.  Whether it's burgers and sausage, steak and chicken, or corn and asparagus, it seems like everyone loves to grill.

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TSM - Nick Stoltman
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Duluth’s Rip Tide Program Starts June 1

On the surface, Lake Superior is just another body of water - much like the rest of the lakes in the region.  But users of the the largest freshwater lake in the world - swimmers and boaters - know that this isn't necessarily the case.  Due to its size and its geographic features, Lake Superior acts more like an ocean than a lake.

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Temporary Rumble Strips Now Mandatory For Wisconsin Road Projects That Require A Flagger

Summer is the construction season so it's no doubt that you've encountered some orange cones and signs already this time of year.  Along with lane closures, some projects require temporary shutdowns of roadways - requiring a flagger to direct vehicles through.  Now - a new requirement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will add temporary rumble strip overlays to those projects that mandate a flagger.

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2017 Grandma’s Marathon Race Vehicle On Display At Miller Hill Mall; Vehicle Features The Name Of Every Registered Runner

A few years ago, the organizers of Grandma's Marathon developed a unique way to spotlight their race-vehicle sponsor and honor all of the registered runners at the same time.  This years version - a 2017 Toyota is on display at the Miller Hill Mall - near Old Navy and Barnes and Noble.  The vehicle features the names of every registered entrant in the Grandma's Marathon full marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and the William A. Irvin 5K.

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Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
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Date Set To Discuss Permitted Parking Around East High School And How I Lost My Car

I was scheduled to interview a culinary student at East High School on his recent accolade of winning a regional competition.  I was told to park in the lot by the school but noticed there was a sticker in all the other cars.  I did as I was told, but "lost" my car. Here's my story.

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