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Duluth’s Rip Tide Program Starts June 1

On the surface, Lake Superior is just another body of water - much like the rest of the lakes in the region.  But users of the the largest freshwater lake in the world - swimmers and boaters - know that this isn't necessarily the case.  Due to its size and its geographic features, Lake Superior acts more like an ocean than a lake.

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The Northland Celebrates Bob Dylan With Events This Week

Bob Dylan celebrated his 76th birthday on Wednesday, May 24. Since he was born in the Northland a full week of festivities have been planned for fans with the Duluth Dylan Fest.  There is extra celebration this year because of his most recent accolade of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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What Song Lyrics Speak To You The Most, Shari And Chris Take On The World

Is there a song, that inspires you? A song that gets you ready for a sporting event, or gets you ready to compete? There are songs that make people cry, or lyrics that can move mountains. This of songs that mark a period in your life, every time you hear that song you are transported back in time and feel the same feelings. 

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Temporary Rumble Strips Now Mandatory For Wisconsin Road Projects That Require A Flagger

Summer is the construction season so it's no doubt that you've encountered some orange cones and signs already this time of year.  Along with lane closures, some projects require temporary shutdowns of roadways - requiring a flagger to direct vehicles through.  Now - a new requirement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will add temporary rumble strip overlays to those projects that mandate a flagger.

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2017 Grandma’s Marathon Race Vehicle On Display At Miller Hill Mall; Vehicle Features The Name Of Every Registered Runner

A few years ago, the organizers of Grandma's Marathon developed a unique way to spotlight their race-vehicle sponsor and honor all of the registered runners at the same time.  This years version - a 2017 Toyota is on display at the Miller Hill Mall - near Old Navy and Barnes and Noble.  The vehicle features the names of every registered entrant in the Grandma's Marathon full marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and the William A. Irvin 5K.

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Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
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Date Set To Discuss Permitted Parking Around East High School And How I Lost My Car

I was scheduled to interview a culinary student at East High School on his recent accolade of winning a regional competition.  I was told to park in the lot by the school but noticed there was a sticker in all the other cars.  I did as I was told, but "lost" my car. Here's my story.

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St. Louis County Program Makes Getting Energy Efficient Easier

Good news for homeowners and business owners in St. Louis County!  A new partnership with the Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program will make financing available for the initial costs of installing renewable energy technology.

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Culvert Project Closes Parts Of Lakewood Road

Living in the Northland you know the drill:  There are only so many weeks of nice weather so the summer season tends to be full of road construction projects!  Along those lines, a culvert project will close down a portion of Lakewood Road for the next few weeks,

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Duluth Public Library Offers Two New Library Card Designs And So Much More

You may already have a Duluth Public Library card that allows you borrow books and enjoy all the amenities of they have to offer, so you might not be interested in upgrading to one of the two new designs.  However, if you have children, this would be a great way to put a little spark in that summer time reading interest.

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