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How To Stay Cool During A Heat Wave

There are probably a lot of people from outside the Northland who don't understand just how hot it can get here in the summertime.  Granted, we don't have extremely long stretches of hot weather - but when we do get warmer temperatures it can easily approach 100 degrees or more.

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Sophie Bengtsson;
Sophie Bengtsson;
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How To Beat The Heat Using Food

The Northland is getting ready to experience one of those hot stretches of weather that happen once or twice a summer.  Living in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin it seems that we're better prepared to handle extremely cold temperatures with good humor; When the thermometer stretches to its upper reaches, we don't seem to know what to do to stay cool.

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By: Mario Tama
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By: Mario Tama Getty Images News
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Some Summer Activities For Kids This Summer

Summer in Duluth is in full swing though it may not feel like it with the current fog and cooler temperatures. Nevertheless, there are numerous fun activities planned for people of all ages through the Duluth Parks and Recreation division and community partners. The summer line up is filled with lots of free programs that promote active and healthy lifestyles by exploring our city parks and facilities.

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nncnow.com used by permission
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Summer Goodies: Here’s A Great Burger Recipe From Chris Allen

I have to give credit to my cousin Steve for this recipe. He came up with the original, I have modified it just a little for my taste. I hope you like it. Here’s the story:

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John M. Chase
John M. Chase
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Aerial Lift Bridge On Summer Schedule

The Aerial Lift Bridge will begin operating "summer hours" starting Friday, May 23. The bridge will lift on the hour and half hour between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., seven days a week until Labor Day. These bridge operations apply to all marine traffic less than 300 gross tons.

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Claudio Divizia
Claudio Divizia
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5 Things To Do Before Summer; Accomplish These Projects Now So You Can Enjoy The Season Later

The countdown to summer is on!  As winter and spring finally give way to nicer weather - this is the perfect time to think about accomplishing some projects around the home...

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Umpires Wanted By The City Of Duluth

Have some fun this summer and get paid to watch softball.  The City of Duluth is looking for additional umpires for this upcoming season.  Interested candidates must attend a clinic that will happen on Saturday, April 5.

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Tent Caterpillars To Spike In Northland During The Summer Of 2014

Northlanders know that Tent Caterpillars - otherwise known as "Army Worms" - come and go in cycles.  The summer of 2014 is expected to be the high-point of that cycle, with a infestation that we haven't seen in decades.

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Source:  TexasEagle via flickr
Source: TexasEagle via flickr
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Hartley Nature Center Looks For Volunteers For Their Wednesday Gardening Nights; Next Event Happens August 21

The Hartley Nature Center is hosting a volunteer gardening night twice each month during the summer - and they need your help!

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Source:  TexasEagle via flickr
Source: TexasEagle via flickr
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Hartley Nature Center Looks For Volunteers For Their Wednesday Gardening Nights; Next Event Happens August 7

The Hartley Nature Center is hosting a volunteer gardening night twice each month during the summer - and they need your help!

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Source:  Robert Couse Baker via flickr
Source: Robert Couse Baker via flickr
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How To Water Your Lawn Smartly; Getting The Most Water For Your Lawn For Less

This is the time of summer when our lawns start to look a little worse-for-wear.  Whether it's getting ragged-looking from over-use (you know - from the kids playing on or that backyard barbecue...) or it's browning from the heat of the summer sun, there are things you can do to give it some TLC.

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Source:  Kid Cowboy via flickr
Source: Kid Cowboy via flickr
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Hartley Nature Center Hosts Wildflower Walk July 12th

The natural beauty of our north-woods will be in the spotlight Friday night!  Join the staff members from Hartley Nature Center for a Wildflower Walk, Friday July 12th.

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