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Where Are Roundabouts Located In Wisconsin?

Last summer the Twin Ports received its first roundabout - at the foot of the Bong Bridge on the Wisconsin side.  Until that intersection went round, the closest roundabout was just to the west of Ashland on Highway 2.

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UWS Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Community Outreach Program On March 2

A new program that bridges the relationship between the University of Wisconsin-Superior and the community will see a ribbon cutting on Thursday, March 2.  The new program is the Center for Community Engaged Learning and it's headquartered on the first floor of Swenson Hall.  The ribbon cutting will happen at 4:00 PM.

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When Does The Multi-Year Belknap Street Project Start?

Crews with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are getting ready to rebuild the heavily-used Belknap Street with a multi-year project that starts this spring.  Due to the nature of the route and the large volume of vehicles that utilize Belknap Street / Highway 2, impacts to traffic are expected to be high.

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Load Restrictions Mark The Changing Seasons In Northern Minnesota

If you drive a heavy truck for personal or job-related reasons, you're probably well-versed in the way that the changing seasons affect weight-limits on our roadways.  This past weekend brought about a change as winter load increases for Minnesota state highways has lapsed.  This means that drivers will now need to heed the regular limits on all roads.

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Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass At DC's Cathedral Of St. Matthew The Apostle
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Can I Eat Corned Beef On St. Patrick’s Day When It Falls On A Friday During Lent?

The Lenten Season of 2017 provides an interesting element to the usual fast and abstinence regulations for Catholics:  March 17 - St. Patrick's Day - falls on a Friday;  Catholics are not to consume meat and meat products during certain days of Lent and Friday is one of those.  With a large number of Catholics who are either Irish or trace some part of their heritage to Ireland, this can pose a problem in years when the two events collide.

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Historic Neighborhood Survey Taking Place In Lincoln Park

Over the past two decades, officials with the City of Duluth and neighborhood leaders have worked hard to elevate the Lincoln Park community.  With investments in infrastructure, a name change, and plain-old elbow grease, the former West End section of Duluth has received a good facelift with future growth in mind.

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Scotch Whisky Association Challenges Minimum Alcohol Pricing
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Northland DFL Representatives Vote No On Sunday Liquor Sales

It looks like Northland DFL leaders don't want to see Sunday liquor sales in the State of Minnesota.  While the 159-year ban on selling off-sale alcohol in the state passed the House hurdle 85-45 with plenty of non-partisan support down south, Representatives from the Arrowhead Region block-voted "no".

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Winter Blues Beckon As Daylight Hours Foreshorten
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Duluth Seeks Public Input For Earned Safe And Sick Time Taskforce

Last summer, the Duluth City Council established a taskforce to look into the best possible options for implementing Earned Safe and Sick Time policies.  Since that time the group has been meeting to cull recommendations for policy.

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Dallas Mourns Killings Of Five Police Officers
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Law Enforcement Seeks Information On Suspicious Person In Alborn Area

Officials with the St. Louis County Sheriff's office are looking for your help in identifying a suspicious person who was spotted hanging out in the Alborn area on Wednesday morning.

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Two Northland Drug Crime Task Forces Merge; Lake Superior Drug And Violent Crimes Task Force And Boundary Waters Drug And Violent Crimes Task Force Now One Agency

They've always performed similar work and have often partnered together as they battled drug and violent crimes in their respective geographical boundaries.  Now they'll act as one agency.

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Obama's New Budget Calls For Major Investments Into Public Works Projects
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MNDOT To Hold Open House On March 7 To Discuss Major Two Harbors Road Projects

A major road resurfacing and safety improvement project is planned for the Two Harbors community during the summer of 2018.  In advance of the actual work, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will present their plans to the general public at an Open House on Tuesday, March 7.  The event will take place from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

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UMD Launches Campaign To Replace #1 Flag

Anyone who's spent any amount of time outdoors in the Twin Ports knows what a windy, snowy, icy place the Northland is in the winter.  Now imagine those elements from Mother Nature battling the material on a flag.

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