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Teen Sets Record for Fastest Texting, Becomes Envy of Teens Everywhere [VIDEO]

Kids today. They sure know their texting.

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Join Us For the Be Somebody Weekend in Brule and Lake Nebagamon

If you and the kids like firetrucks, you'll get to see twenty to thirty fire departments all gathered in Brule Wisconsin on May 31rst. The event starts at 11 a.m., and you not only get to see the firefighters themselves from surrounding area, but also the fire trucks

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Beats is the Big Winner if They Sell to Apple

According to an article in the Huffington Post, Apple is set to purchase Beats Electronics for 3.2 billion. Beats can't loose on this one. First off though, the question is why? Could it be that Apple feels they cannot top the quality of Beats headphones? Not. Beats headphones are very poorly rated, and terribly overpriced. Could it be that Apple need to acquire the loyal members of Beats? Not. Okay, how about Beats streaming? Not. So what's the reason?

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It’s Not a Bird, It’s Not Superman, It’s the Gypsy Moth Spray Plane Over Wisconsin

It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

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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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Astronomy Day this Saturday May 10th at U.M.D.

If you're into astronomy, or would like to learn, you won't want to miss  Astronomy Day this Saturday at U.M.D. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will see a scale model of the solar system, dark sky shows, and there are even workshops.

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Your iPhone Remembers Everywhere You’ve Been, When You Got There, And How Long You Stayed – Here’s How To Turn Off Location History

If you have an iPhone, this may be of interest to you. Your phone keeps a month-long log of where you spend your time. It records every stop during your day, when you got there, and how long you stayed there.

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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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Facebook, Gmail & More — Change Your Passwords for These Sites Affected by Heartbleed

A quick roundup of sites that were vulnerable to the Heartbleed Internet-security flaw, and what to do about changing your password.

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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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Yet Another Scam Hits Wisconsin Residents

It just goes on and on doesn't it? According to a posting in Madison.com, state consumer officials are warning residents about a new phone scam, this time using the BadgerCare Plus health care program.

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Tax Forms Are No Longer Available At Libraries, Get Them At This Government Link

Now that we are in the month of April, tax deadline is just a couple of weeks away, have you finished your taxes? If you still do them long hand, you can no longer get tax forms at libraries. Minnesota Tax forms are pretty much obolete, people can print them from websites and tax programs.

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