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Hoghead Festival In Proctor: How Much Fun Did Chris Allen Have?

The music was great, the drinks were flowing and I was able to meet many new people at Hoghead in Proctor. I have made it a priority to meet facebook friends and put a personality to a face. To become a real friend. I was also in Proctor to bring on the bands. So here is my documentation of the night in pictures.

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Sue Matuszak
Sue Matuszak
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Kaylee Matuszak Talks Career, College, Music, and Releasing a CD

Kaylee Matuszak was in the morning show this morning to talk about her music, and even perform for us. She recently graduated from Hermantown High School and excelled at many things including sports and music. Her Dad Brian Matuszak is very well known in the area for his performing skills and I can see passed some of them on to Kaylee.

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By: Mark Mainz GettyImages
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What Is The Real Reason Rick Moranis Didn’t Appear In Ghostbusters Reboot And Disappeared

Rick Moranis was the only major cast member missing from Ghostbusters Reboot this past year. He has even kind of disappeared from Hollywood altogether. The first thing that happened was he lost his wife and had to care for his children. What does he miss?

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Schwamee Sees An Upset In The First Week Of NFL Pre-Season

Talking with the KOOL Schwamee this morning and he sees the Minnesota Vikings doing well this season and talked about the depth of the team and it's going to be hard to make cuts. Even though the Packers will be upset on Friday, they are going to have a good season too. Look for each of them to fight it out at the end again.

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Young Atheletes Foundation facebook used by permission
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Grandma’s Marathon Has Cancelled Wednesday Night At The Races Tonight, Complete Schedule Posted

Tonight the Wednesday night at the Races for tonight, citing the inclement weather and unfavorable course conditions. The event was to take place at Duluth's Lincoln Park Middle School.  The plan is to continue the rest of the schedule.

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By:Leigh Turner Getty Images News
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Red Flags Posted For Dangerous Possible Riptides and No Swimming

With the rain outside there won't be a lot of traffic on Park Point, but the Duluth Fire Dept. has issued a red flag warning for swimmers. This means that conditions are dangerous for getting in to the water and should be avoided due to the rip currents.

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Tommy Castro And The Painkillers
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Bayfront Blues Festival, Tommy Castro Talks Early Years And The Impact Duluth Makes On Blues Musicians

I got the opportunity to talk to Tommy Castro about his appearance here in Duluth at the Bayfront, and also asked him some questions about the early years and who helped shape his sound. The thing that surprised me was what he had to say about playing the festival and what it means to the Blues community.

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(Photo by Tom Briglia/Getty Images for Revel)
(Photo by Tom Briglia/Getty Images for Revel)
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28th Annual Bayfront Blues Festival Dos and Don’ts

The 28th Annual Bayfront Blues Festival promises to be the biggest and best ever, and being that KOOL 101.7 is the official radio station, we have presented a list of Dos and Don'ts to enjoy the show, and stay out of trouble.

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Photo Kool Staff
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Why Should You Attend This Year’s Bayfront Blues Festival

We are extremely fortunate to have the Bayfront Blues Festival in our community, and there are many reasons why we should both support and attend. When I talk to the artists that play here they all look forward to it and have fond memories of the people and some got their start here. 

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(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
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Bayfront Blues Festival, What You Can And Can’t Bring

KOOL 101.7 is proud to be your Bayfront Blues Festival radio station for the 28th annual event and we get many questions what is allowable to bring to the Blues Festival at Bayfront Park. Here's a list of things allowed in the park.

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