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Steve Frost
Contributed by Steve Frost
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World’s First Lift Access Fatbike Park Is Now Open At Spirit Mountain

I've seen the crazy looking bikes out this winter and I did not know this was going on right here in Duluth, the worlds fist lift access fatbike park. Winter fat biking is now open every Sunday from 10am to 4pm at Spirit Mountain with lift access for your Fatbike.

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photo by Ron Houk
photo by Ron Houk
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How To Have Fun With Your Family Outside In This Below Zero Weather [PHOTO][VIDEO]

House full of family and below zero weather makes for a stir crazy house full. And when I say fun "with" the family I'm talking about that I had fun using them for my fun. Does that make me a bad dad?

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Apostle Islands Ice Caves Accessible in 2016? Not Likely

After a few years in a row where the Apostle Islands Ice Caves were accessible to thousands of visitors, people are wondering if the recent cold stretch will allow people to visit the feature again this year.

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Mikael Damkier
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How Many of Minnesota’s State Record Fish Were Caught in Northeastern Minnesota?

With thousands of bodies of water, Minnesota is truly a fisherman's paradise. Many of those bodies of water have produced record-setting fish, so that got me wondering how many of those record-setting fish have come from lakes in Northeastern Minnesota.

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UPDATE: Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle In Eden Prairie Opens January 23 [VIDEO]

A few years ago the Ice Castles were moved from the Mall of America and established in Eden Prairie, MN.  I think it's cool that people from the Twin Cities visit the Twin Ports to experience Bentleyville Tour of Lights and we can travel down to take in the amazing Ice Castles.  If you enjoy Lake Superior's Ice Caves you'll love this!

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TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth
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Wisconsin DNR Offers Free Ice Fishing Weekend January 16-17

Outdoor enthusiasts and those that are looking for a good reason to get out and try ice fishing, rejoice! The Wisconsin DNR announced that this weekend (January 16-17, 2016) will be a "free fishing weekend" for all residents and non-residents...

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Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Chris McGrath/Getty Images
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Get Your Picture Taken By The 22 Foot Snowman Near Kettle River

My Facebook friend Pam (thank you, Pam) told me about an amazing snowman near Kettle River, one much, much bigger than in the picture above.  This is a 22.5 foot snowman located a mile south of Kettle River on Highway 73. The man who constructed it says you're welcome to come get your picture taken by the monstrosity.

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Cathy Kates Removes Her Layers
Homie Kates
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Cathy Kates Suggests How To Dress Warmly For The Vikings Playoff Game This Sunday [Video]

Good News and Bad News.  First, the good news. Adrian Peterson's back is feeling much, much better and he WILL be playing in Sunday's play-off game against the Seattle Seahawks.  The bad news, it will be downright frigid in the outdoor TCF Bank stadium.  I thought I'd share how I dressed for a local high school football game to give fans an idea of how to stay toasty.

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photo from Garrett Carr Ice Fishing Tourney facebook page
photo from Garrett Carr Ice Fishing Tourney facebook page
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Get Ready for the Superior Ice Fishing Tourney This Weekend [VIDEO]

This Saturday anglers from all over head to Superior for the 4th annual Garrett Carr Ice Fishing Tourney. There are huge prizes, thanks to the donations and support of Superior businesses. I want to thank Craig Sutherland for coming in and sharing this great community event. 

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photo by Kelly Javner
photo by Kelly Javner
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Uncleared Walkways Can Be Costly For Superior Home Owners

Over the Past weekend Miss Kelly and I Parked the truck and walked to the party's around. Thinking it would be the wise thing to do. But it turned out to be least fun of the night with so many sidewalks still covered with snow and ice made walking uneasy and our feet getting wet. So who Is responsible for clearing of the sidewalk?

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Massive Blizzard Hits New England
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8 Most ‘Duluth’ Ways to Warm Up This Winter

Twin Ports residents are hearty people. Heck, we wear shorts on the first 30 degree day after a cold snap. While we handle the cold well, that doesn't mean we don't need to find ways to keep warm...

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Svetlana Khvorostova
Svetlana Khvorostova
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Ice Skating And Nascar Are Turn Left Sports Until Now Ice Skating Trails Are Being Blazed Both Left And Right.

The ice skating trail at Central Park is now open! Central Park puts Maple Grove on the map as the first refrigerated ice skating trail in Minnesota.

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