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Cathy Kates
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My Top 5 Concession Stand Favorites At Amsoil Arena [LIST]

The Amsoil Arena is a phenomenon itself, but this time around I need to praise the DECC's management and staff on their choice of concession food...

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Nick Cooper/Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper/Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
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We Bid Farewell And Best Wishes To Dan Russell, Executive Director Of The DECC [VIDEO]

I knew this day was coming, I had heard rumor of it, but as of this week, the rumors have become truth.  Dan Russell, the Executive Director of the DECC will be retiring from a position he has held for 27 years.  During the excitement of the DECC celebrating it's 50th anniversary I was lucky to spend some time with Dan and to talk about his memories of concerts, events and share other behind the scenes secrets.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Do You Remember These 4 Things That Got The Northland Talking In 2016, Plus One Personal

As I was thinking about changes I need to make for 2017, I took time to reflect on what has gotten Northlanders talking and expressing their opinions...

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Golden Gate Bridge High Above the Fog
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4 Northland Beverages That Parallel The Martini Made With San Francisco Fog

The new crazy trend is a $43 martini made with what they call genuine San Francisco fog.  I expected it to be just a bottle of air, but what really happens is that the vodka is harvested water from the fog in San Francisco.  That got me thinking of all the opportunities we have right here in our own backyard.

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Cooling Centers Open Friday For Those Without Power

While crews continue to work hard to restore power as quickly as possible to the thousands still in the dark, temperatures around the Twin Ports will soar again into uncomfortable levels...

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By: Evans
By: Evans
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Grandma’s Marathon All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Is Open To Everyone

This year being my first with Grandma's Marathon I decide to partake in as many activities that I can and an all you can eat spaghetti dinner? Count me in as we get to meet runners from all around the world.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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The DECC Shows Commitment to Sustainability with House Made Chips [VIDEO]

This year the DECC and the Arrowhead Home and Builder Show are both celebrating their 50 year anniversary. There has been many changes at the DECC throughout my lifetime, from the name change of the Duluth Arena to the DECC, to the addition of the Amsoil Arena, to the daily quest to utilize sustainability. One unique thing they are doing to be  sustainable is frying, seasoning and bagging their own chips.

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Homie Kates
Homie Kates
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Cathy Kates Forced To Use Unusual Dip At Boat And Travel Show [VIDEO]

My most favorite flavor of potato chip is Sour Cream and Onion, followed by Doritos.  Then it's a three way tie among BBQ, Sun Chips and Cheetos.  See the trend, all with flavors.  The DECC makes it's own potato chips, LOVE the crunch, but it needed something (besides salt) and my resources were limited.

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TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth
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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Visits Duluth [PHOTOS]

Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders made a stop at the DECC in Duluth today, addressing a crowd estimated to be over 5,000 people on the platform for his campaign. 

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Timothy White used by permission
Timothy White used by permission
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KOOL 101.7 Welcomes James Taylor June 1st, Find Out How To Win Tickets

KOOL 101.7 welcomes James Taylor and his All-Star Band, brought to you by Beaver Productions. June 1st James Taylor will play the Amsoil Arena.  KOOL 101.7 has your chance to win tickets to  America’s iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor. Listen February 2nd to Chris Allen after the 7 in a Row. He'll tell you the James Taylor song of the day, and he will give you the James Taylor password.

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Nick Cooper/TSM~Duluth
Nick Cooper/TSM~Duluth
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Traffic Advisory For DECC And Bayfront Park Area TONIGHT

There is SO much going on at the DECC and near Bayfront Festival Park with Bentleyville tonight it prompted the Duluth Police Department to issue a Traffic Advisory.  I am volunteering at the UMD Bulldog's game for the Northern Lights Foundation tonight and will be going WAY early to make sure I get a parking spot and avoid traffic delays.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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DTA Offers Free Bus Rides To The Thanksgiving Meal At The DECC

It's a favorite local tradition for many, the 26th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Day Buffet held at the DECC on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. The community is invited to enjoy a free turkey dinner with trimmings from 11a - 4p and the DTA is offering FREE rides to the event.

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