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Scientists Develop "Nano Bubble Water" In Japan
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Earn Cash With Your Idea To Keep Asian Carp Out Of The Great Lakes [VIDEO]

We were recently kayaking on the St. Louis River when I thought about an Asian Carp coming out of the water and slapping me in the face, ewwwww!  I was assured that wouldn't happen, at least yet.  They haven't made their way up this far, but they're being proactive to make sure they don't and your idea could "net" (get it?) some cash.

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Apparently We Aren’t As Outdoorsy As We Thought In Minnesota And Wisconsin

Folks in Minnesota and Wisconsin pride themselves in being huge outdoor enthusiasts. Ask anyone around here what they enjoy doing, and they're likely to say something related to the outdoors. Heck, a lot of the tourism in our region is tied to outdoor activities. That should make us the two of the most ourdoorsy states in the country, right? Apparently not. 

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Baton Rouge Reels In Aftermath Of Ambush Shooting Killing Three Police Officers
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The 34th Annual National Night Out is Set for Tuesday August 1st

On August 1'st neighborhoods all over the country will be celebrating a night of getting to know each other a little better and work together to keep the area safe.

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Coleen Nordwall
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In Your Opinion, What Am I Missing In My Tackle Box ?

Recently while out on the pontoon with friends fishing I snapped my line, yes with a dang fish on it.  We needed to fix my line and my husband asked me to get some sinkers out of my tackle box.  When I opened my tackle box I was surprised to find basically nothing. "This is all I have?"  I need your help to fill it.

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Did You Know That You Can Rent Camping Equipment Right Here in the Twin Ports?

I have readily admitted that I am not much of an outdoors person, unless it pertains to sitting on a beach. So camping for me seems pretty daunting and expensive since I don't even own a sleeping bag. But I found some places that rent everything you need.

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One Minnesota County Is Requiring A New Way Of Inspecting To Fight Aquatic Invasive Species – Should Others Follow?

The threat of invasive species in the Land of 10,000 Lakes has been around for many years. One county in the state is stepping up efforts to fight the spread of these unwanted aquatic hitchhikers, which raises the question, should others follow suit?

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Homie Kates
Homie Kates
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How Cool Are The Weight Stations On The Paved Trail In Two Harbors?

While we were camping in Two Harbors at Burlington Bay, we had to run to Super One. We decided to go for a drive on the road that passes by Super One.  We saw a paved running trail and made note that we would have to try that route the next morning, then we saw something that was so cool we just had to stop and take a pic.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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My Review Of Burlington Bay Campground In Two Harbors

Last review was a campground on the Range, this weekend, Burlington Bay Campground in Two Harbors.  I can't wait to explain why I would give this city owned campground two thumbs up!

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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Review Of HooDoo Point Campground In Tower, MN

I recently officiated a wedding at Fortune Bay Casino. That's about 2 hours from our home in Duluth, so we decided to stay at a campground nearby and chose the HooDoo Point Campground.  We had driven through it the year before and liked the sites right on the lake. After staying there for a weekend, here’s what we thought.

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Homie Kates
Homie Kates
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I Need Your Opinion And Suggestions, Is A Rock Garden Worth The Time?

We have owned our house for over 12 years and for all those years this area has looked just like this.  We believe at one point there use to be a rock garden there, see the big rock?  Now it just gets mowed around and looks horrible, is the attempt at making it a rock garden worth it?  Do people even have rock gardens anymore?

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Cathy Kates
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Omelette In A Bag, A Great Camping Recipe [VIDEO]

We were camping over the Memorial Weekend with friends and they told us to bring eggs and our favorite ingredients for omelettes, we were going to make Omelettes In A Bag. What???? First time for everything, right? It was easy and phenomenal! It’s early enough in the season that you can give this a shot, I guarantee you’ll be doing it more than once, I know we will!

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Photo Credit: Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Photo Credit: Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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DTA Offers Free Ride To Passengers Who Bring Their Bicycles This Friday

It's National Bike to Work Day this Friday and the DTA is getting involved.  Now I understand the premise is to actually "bike to work", but with the hills in Duluth no one is going to jump on ya if you take the DTA back home, that hill after a long days work could be brutal.

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