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Happy Hour Showdown Round 1: Dubh Linn Brew Pub vs. Steel Toe Pub

The inaugural match-up in the Happy Hour Showdown pits a popular Duluth hangout against a newcomer in Superior;  it's Dubh Linn Brew Pub versus Steel Toe Pub...

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Happy Hour Showdown 2017: What Is Duluth/Superior’s Favorite Happy Hour?

The work days through and it's time to let off some steam -  where do you head with your friends?  The best Happy Hours are careful combination of drink and appetizer specials and atmosphere.  (Although - location may play a large role, too).

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I-35 Ramps Closed Due To Flooding

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation have closed some I-35 ramps in the downtown area due to flooding and standing water.  Specifically, the southbound I-35 exit ramps at Lake Avenue and at 5th Avenue West have been shut down.  Drivers should anticipate having to take alternate routes.

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Homeless Encampment In Washington DC Park Refuses Order To Move
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City Of Superior Releases 2017 Spring Cleanup Schedule

This time of the year you can county on a few things:  a March snowstorm, taxes, and the annual Spring Cleanup for the City of Superior.  The effort is designed as a way for residents to get rid of unwanted items that wouldn't normally fit into a regular dumpster after doing some seasonal cleaning around the hours.

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Former Kmart Building In Superior To See New Owner

People in Superior love to talk and speculate and one of the biggest topics for the last year has been "what or who is going to move into the former Kmart building"?  Well - now it appears that we may soon have the answer.

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Los Angeles's 405 Freeway Closes Completely For Bridge Repair
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Douglas County Plans Aggressive Road Project Schedule For 2017

We may not like to see orange cones along the roadway in the summer months but the end-result is always nice.  Along those lines, Douglas County road crews have planned an aggressive schedule of projects for the upcoming summer months.  Their Facebook page outlines the work planned.

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Remembering The March 2007 Twin Ports Blizzard

Where were you and what were you doing ten years ago?  March 1 and 2, 2007 in the Twin Ports saw one of our more-intense blizzards - a perfect storm that started in Oklahoma and traveled northwards towards the Northland to leave more than 20 inches of precipitation and 50 miles per hour winds that drifted the snow to the rooftops.

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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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