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Why go to Foggy Ole London when you have Duluth?

One might think that something that cover 31,700 square miles wouldn't disappear, but walking through the Rose Garden on London Road

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MIX 108 on YouTube
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Watch Surfers Catch a Wave Near Duluth’s Brighton Beach on Lake Superior [VIDEO]

A day of gusty east winds made for perfect conditions for a group of surfers to catch a wave off Brighton Beach on Lake Superior this afternoon.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Watch the First Saltie of the 2015 Season Arrive in Duluth Harbor [VIDEO]

At around noon on Monday (April 13), the Twin Ports welcomed the first ocean-going ship into the harbor for the 2015 shipping season.

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
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When Will It Green Up This Spring? Here Are the Average Dates of When the Vegetation around the Twin Ports Comes to Life for the Year

This spring's constant back-and-forth between 30 degree and 60 degree days is making it seem like it is taking forever for spring to finally show up. Just how far off from average are we from seeing our lawns and trees greening up for the season?

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Nick Stoltman
Nick Stoltman
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How Can I Cruise Lake Superior On An Ore Boat? Your Chance To Win The Cruise Of A Lifetime Comes Courtesy Of The Lake Superior Maritime Visitors Center

Whether you've lived here your whole life or have only visited the Twin Ports for a day or so - chances are that you've stopped to watch the ore boats as they arrive and depart from the largest inland port in the nation.  Now, your chance to ride on one of those boats is coming;  In fact, you could spend five days on the "cruise of a lifetime"!

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Safety Concerns Close Apostle Islands Ice Caves for 2015 Season

People hoping to see the Apostle Islands Ice Caves this season had a very short window. Unseasonably warm temperatures and forecasted strong winds for Monday night have prompted park officials to close the caves for the season.

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Perceptions Photography Kallie Kantos-Fritz used by permission
Perceptions Photography Kallie Kantos-Fritz used by permission
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Superman Appears On Lake Superior To Re-Create A Famous Scene From The Movie

What do you do when you are someone with a huge sense of humor and you own a Superman outfit, and might be a fan of the superhero and look out on Lake Superior and realize it looks just like the North Pole scene from the movies.

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Coast Guard Advises Ice Anglers As Spring Ice Breaking Begins

I can't believe how many ice fishing houses I've seen out on Lake Superior lately.  Especially right out from 21st Avenue East, it's like a little fishing village.  With Spring just two weeks away, the U.S. Coast Guard warns the ice anglers.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Gusty Northwest Winds Open Up What Was a Mostly-Covered Lake Superior [PHOTO]

Many news outlets reported over the weekend and through the day Monday about how Lake Superior was approaching almost full ice coverage for a second year in a row. Things certainly have changed a lot in a day.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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What Does It Take To Run The Aerial Lift Bridge? Job Opening Right Now

Who hasn't watched the Aerial Lift Bridge go up and down and wonder, who lives in the house on the bridge, and wouldn't it be cool to be the person that runs the bridge? Well, you could.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Facebook Page
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Facebook Page
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Weekend Wind Breaks Up Ice at Apostle Islands Ice Caves

Up until this weekend, there was tempered optimism that the Apostle Islands Ice Caves may be open for the second year in a row. Significant wind over the weekend broke up ice along the shoreline, setting back progress, and postponing the possibility of visitors returning this year.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Tall Ships Set to Return to Duluth August of 2016

The widely popular Tall Ships Festival will make a return to the Twin Ports in 2016, following their last visit to the area in 2013.

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