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Minnesota and Wisconsin Rank in Top 10 of Bicycle-Friendly States

It's no secret to people that live in Minnesota and Wisconsin that both states offer plenty of bicycle opportunities for road/trail style and mountain bike riders. That said, how do they rank compared to the rest of the country?

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Are You In A Wheelchair, Help Set A World Record Saturday May 16th

In 2010, Christopher and Dana Reeve (Superman and wife) set a World Record for most people in a moving wheelchair line.  Myrna Peterson and Lee Isaacs are both disability activists and confined to wheelchairs. They are working to get at least 194 people in wheelchairs or scooters to come to Grand Rapids on May 16 to set a new record.

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This Just Leaked, Star Wars Will Not Include This Chewy, But The Force, Uh Dog Can Be With You

Ok, so you have figured out this blog has nothing to do with Star Wars' new movie, Chewbacca, or the force. It does have to do with a wonderful animal that needs your help. Daryl called from Animal Allies and we talked about this loveable animal.

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Olympian, Grandma’s Marathon Comentator, Carrie Tolefson Highlights Fitgers 5k

Carrie Tollefson has a lot of running experience and is also one of our voices for the radio broadcast of Grandma's Marathon. She also has her own show on the internet on her website.

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EGG-Stravaganza Gets Under Way Saturday April 4th At The Lake Superior

Everyone has traditions they do around Easter. It's another holiday that is celebrated by religions and by families. There are traditions connected with each, and that's what makes it special. One of the biggest traditions that is celebrated by families and by kids especially is the Easter Egg-Straviganza at the Lake Superior Zoo.

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You Could Win A Prize, Enter A Contest Guessing The First Saltie Of The Season

One look over Lake Superior and one can see the lake is clear, ice i melted in most places, making it easy to start the shipping season. Some of the fresh water ships have begun to move about. That means the "salties" will be coming in. Which brings up an interesting contest.

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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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City Of Duluth Needs Your Help, Volunteer Now For City Clean And Green Projects

Well it's that time of year again, once the snow melts there is garbage and dirt and things around and the city needs your help to keep the city clean. If you would like to sign up as a family, school friends, for your church, or maybe you are a girl or boy scout looking to help.

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Golfers: KOOL 101.7 Has Your Ticket to Great Golf with the All-New Northland Golf Trail Card

Spring is here, and the greens will be calling very soon! We're excited to continue our annual tradition of sharing awesome golf around the region with you via our Northland Golf Card. The 2015 card is available now! Here's what you need to know about this year's card:

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Minnesota State Parks Could See Entrance Fees Increase Soon

Governor Dayton's new budget proposal requests the legislature increase entrance fees for the public to Minnesota's state parks in an effort to "maintain the vitality" of  the parks.

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Max On A Mission, Check Out This Guy Looking For His Forever Home Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

Sad to hear our Jennie is leaving Animal Allies. It was her last day today and she presented us with her last pet of the week. Max, a very young dog that can adapt to the new home he will go to.

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Enger Golf Clubhouse Opens Driving Range

The weather has been good and I hear people around the office already talking about golfing, and cheering the Enger Golf Course. The Enger Park Clubhouse and driving range will be open earlier than expected. The clubhouse and driving range will be open daily from 9:000 AM - 6:00 PM.

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Why Should You Be A Mentor, 250 Kids Waiting For You

Mentoring has changed over the years. Callie and Alice came in to talk about what you need to know. Qualifications, like spending time with kids, willing to share memorable experiences, 2 hours a week.

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