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Miss Hermantown Crowned Kicking Off Hermantown Summer Fest

Congratulations to Rhonda Grussendorf Tomlin for another great presentation of the Miss Hermantown Pageant. The night started at Hermantown High School with the singing of the National Anthem by Cally Stanich and then Rhonda introduced the girls.

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(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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The Top Ten Coolest Towns in Minnesota

According to an article in highwayhighlights.com, Minnesota has some pretty great towns. I agree, and it must have been a difficult task to narrow a long list of qualifying towns down to ten.

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Another Minnesota Town Competes for National Recognition – The Paul and Babe Statue in Bemidji, MN Up For National Landmark Vote

While Duluth swept through Outside Magazine's "Best Outdoor Town in America" contest to be named the winner earlier this month, our Highway 2 neighbors, Bemidji, are in another national contest - and need your help!

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Be A Contestant On Wheel Of Fortune Tryouts On June 8th In Minnesota

Wheel of Fortune has been on for years. How many of you sit and watch and guess at all the puzzles? Most families do, according to the ratings. If you're good at it you should try out for the show, and here's an opportunity.

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By: Chip Somodevilla
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By: Chip Somodevilla Getty Images News
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Al Franken Was The Duluth Answer Man Before He Was A Senator [VIDEO]

In the 1980's Al Franken used to be a pitch man for the City of Duluth. Before he did some of his famous work on national tv and some of his congress work. Al did some commercials for visit Duluth

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Duluth Man Loses Bet Over Vikings Draft, Stops Traffic Wearing A Dress Holding A Sign

Josh Drummer and Ryan Hammerstrom know the Minnesota Vikings. They talk often and respect each other's opinions. Until talk of the latest draft came about, then they disagreed. The disagreement led to a bet, and that's when the Vikings made a fool out of Ryan.

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Lunch With The History People Looks At History In Northern Minnesota, What Did They Find

Stephen Mulholland, co-owner and Field Director of Duluth Archaeology Center, has worked in archaeology throughout Minnesota since 1982. His work includes many important archaeological sites in St. Louis County. In 2002, he received a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Archaeological Studies from the University of Minnesota. He is the next speaker for "Lunch With The History People".

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Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV.

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Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV. (Photo Kool Staff)
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Durbin Keeney Regional Director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans Dies

Durbin Keeney was a Vietnam War veteran and served as regional director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for more than a decade before relinquishing that post in September 2011, according to an article in the Duluth News Tribune. Durbin will always be remembered as a tireless worker assisting Veterans.

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Take A Virtual Tour Of Duluth

I have noticed some of the Big cities have virtual tours of some of their touristy things. You can tour buildings or historic sites. With all the natural beauty and the variety of places to go, I always thought every city ought to have a virtual tour.

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City Of Duluth Issues Caution, Water Pooling On The Lake Walk

With the warmer temps, people are flocking to the lakewalk and beaches in the area to take a stroll. Caution from the city of Duluth, with melting snow there are some danger areas.

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Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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Look For Minnesota’s Kat Perkins on ‘The Voice’ Blind Auditions Next Week [VIDEO]

Personally, I love The Voice and have been watching it for years. In the past, The Voice has produced several talented artists from Minneapolis, and next week, another gifted personality will grace the stage.

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Grandma’s Marthon Deadline Soon, Register For Half Marathon and Free Seminar

Bob Gustafson visited today to talk about deadlines. Can you believe Grandma's Marathon is this close. Made me smile thinking that the hot summer and the race will soon be upon us. Here's what Bob had to say.

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