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Help Saint Louis County Battle Aquatic Invasive Species; Proposals From The Public Sought For Implementation

We love our lakes in the Northland!  Over the last two decades, the waterways in our area have been under attack from a variety of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) that play destructive roles to the balance of the ecosystem.  Officials with Saint Louis County have worked hard to design battle plans to combat these non-native species and protect our rivers and lakes.  Now, they're turning to the general public to compliment their actions.

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Nick Cooper
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Explore Minnesota Is Back At It Again The Statewide Scavenger Hunt And Photo Contest With New Locations All Across the State

Explore Minnesota's Checkpoint Minnesota contest is in it's third year with, 10 checkpoints around the state at many fun winter destinations. Among them, you will check out the world's largest free standing hockey stick and puck, TCF Bank Stadium, and 8 other locations. Participants travel to checkpoint signs placed around the state and take a photo of themselves posing by the checkpoint sign.

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Drivers Urged To Use Their Headlights During Heavy Snow; MNDOT Issues A Reminder Advisory To Northland Motorists

As we move into the snow season around the Northland, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation remind drivers to use caution on the roadways and always use their headlights during times of reduced visibility.

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How Much Do People In Duluth Drink? Zenith City Named Drunkest In State Of Minnesota

Here's an honor for you:  Duluth was recently named Minnesota's drunkest city in a survey conducted by MSN's Health and Fitness website.

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How To Locally-Source Your Thanksgiving Meal; Duluth-Superior Offers A Surprising Number Of Options

Forget the fact that locally-sourced meals have become all the rage;  truth be told - food is just simply better tasting and better for you when it comes from a local farm.  The carrot that comes from the ground in Lakewood Township trumps the one that spent two weeks on a train coming from Argentina.  Add in the fact that there are (usually) less preservatives and the question about whether or not to serve locally is moot.

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4th Street Project Update Meeting Set For November 12

Project engineers from the City of Duluth and St. Louis County Public Works invite the public to a meeting on Thursday, November 12 to learn about the road construction project and utility replacements planned for 4th Street and Wallace Avenue.

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New Land Explorer Mobile App To Help Hunters This Season; Saint Louis County Rolls Out Mobile Version Of Their Property Data Records

A common problem hunters have in  the woods is identifying property lines and ownership.  Now, Saint Louis County is making it easier than ever - and with the advent of GPS technology, users can get an up-to-date real-time look at where they are at in the field.

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Elena Elisseeva
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Minnesota Walks Away With National Honors; The Gopher State Meets U.S. Surgeon General’s Call For A More Walkable Community

Here's good news for the State of Minnesota:  We're on track to meet the challenge recently laid out by the U.S. Surgeon General for a more "walkable community".

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Steve Tanko
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Two Highways, Two Mines, And An Uncertain Future For The Iron Range

As the Highway 53 relocation project moves forward towards its fall 2017 completion date, a new road story is developing in the central part of the Iron Range;  Officials with Hibbing Taconite have put Saint Louis County on alert that it plans on mining the property near Chisholm where County Highway 5 currently resides.  The announcement means that a second highway on the Iron Range will need to move in order to make way for mine expansions.

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Seeks Your Input On A Statewide Bicycle System Plan

Make your voice heard!  The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking input from the public on their statewide bicycle system plan.

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Scholarships Available For Peace Officer Students Via The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association

Going to college costs money!  Officials with the Minnesota Sheriff's Associaton want to make it a little easier for students who are attending Peace Officer Skills courses with the introduction of a Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2015.

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Wetterling Family Asks People To Leave Their Porch Light On Tonight To Honor Jacob’s Memory 26 Years After His Abduction

October 22, 1989.  To many, the date of Jacob Wetterling's abduction seems like almost yesterday.  However to his family and friends in St. Joseph, Minnesota his absence from their lives has left an empty hole.

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