Best of KOOL 101.7 – The Top 5 Most Popular Local Stories of 2014 on KOOL1017.com
As 2014 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at the year that was. It was certainly an interesting year for us here in the Twin Ports. From local celebrities and rumors to viral videos and challenges; we put together a list of the top 5 most visited, liked, and shared local stories from our website. Here they are!
We saw a few viral challenges on social media this year. One of them, the "cold water challenge", had individuals finding their way to the frigid waters of area lakes. The potentially dangerous trend led to a warning from area officials. Read the full story here.
Nothing says fun like a good prank, right? Caribou Coffee pulled off a pretty amazing April Fool's Day prank this year that got a lot of social media attention. See the full story here.
Lake Nebagamon native Debbie Kaszynski got to walk the red carpet at the Golden Globes this year, and Rayman shared the cool story that got her there. Read the story here.
Rumors were abuzz this year that Superior would be losing a retailer after the holiday shopping season. Amid the rumors, local store officials denied rumors that the nationally struggling chain, Kmart, would be closing the doors at their Superior store. See the full story here.
Losing a bet is never fun. This man found that out the hard way. After losing a friendly wager over what the Minnesota Vikings would do with their first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, it came time to embarrassingly pay up on the debt owed. See the story here.