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Cathy Kates

Hi y'all, thanks for checking out my bio! I grew up in the country community of Wrenshall, attended church in Carlton and worked in Cloquet. I adore and respect my family. My husband and I laugh and run together (well, I jog). My daughter is in her final year of college and keeps me young and our dog Bauer is an overactive Schnauzer. (he keeps me on my toes!) I love shoes, Asian food, and trying new recipes. My dream (at the moment) is to be on the Big Bang Theory or the Ellen Show. I have been in broadcasting for 18 years and thank you for your friendship and waking up to laugh with Ken, me and the Breakfast Club. ~Peace, Love & Hugs
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City of Duluth has Openings on Several Boards and Commissions, Get Your Application in Now

The City of Duluth always welcomes and encourages citizens to sit on the different Boards and Commissions available.  At this time there are several openings that need to be filled.  If you are an individual that has ideas, now is the time to get your application in and be a voice.

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Drug Overdoses In The Northland Prompt A Warning From Police

Back in May of 2013 there was an unusual amount of drug overdoses. At that time the Duluth Police Department had thought it was due to the illegal use of heroin based on info obtained at the scene.  Now a warning has gone out about opioid and here's why. 

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Win Little Big Town Suite Seats TODAY At Dickey’s BBQ Pit In Hermantown [VIDEO]

Did you think I was going to let Ken Hayes have all the fun and eat all the brisket for lunch at Dickey's?  He was there yesterday with Easton Corbin tickets.  Proving B105 is your County Concert Connection, today you can win Little Big Town Suite Seats!

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Portion Of Michigan Street Temporarily Closed Starting This Saturday

For those of you who frequent the downtown Duluth area, there is a closure of a major thoroughfare starting this Saturday that you should be aware of to avoid frustration when you travel.

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Link To The Section 7AA Boys Hockey Game Radio Broadcast Or Watch It On WDIO-WIRT

Congratulations to the Hermantown Hawks!  They advance to the State Hockey Tournament next week.  The excitement continues in the Northland with tonight's 7AA game at the Amsoil.  You can hear all the action as it happens by listening to 560 WEBC and can watch the game as it progresses with our media partners WDIO-WIRT.

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UPDATE: Lake Superior Ice Caves WILL Open Saturday Barring Any Inclement Weather

Did you get to see the ice caves last year?  I  regret I couldn't find the time to travel to Bayfield and see the amazing Wisconsin Ice Caves.  I just may get the chance this year based on the most recent decision of the US Park Rangers, in fact, keep this weekend open!

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Section 7A and 7AA Boys Hockey Games Will Be Televised On WDIO-WIRT Tonight & Thursday

You can feel the excitement in the Northland as our local hockey teams are vying to go to State next week.  Of course, B105 will have the re-cap of the games for you during the Breakfast Club show, but you can watch the action as it progresses with our media partners WDIO-WIRT.  Here's the schedule:

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Get Your Name In The Lottery For FREE Tickets To The 137th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

The words egg roll caught my eye, because I make them.  But, it had nothing to do with food, instead, it was the National Easter Egg Hunt at the White House. Have you ever thought how one gets invited to that festivity?  It's a lottery system to get free tickets (and of course, you'll have to get you and your family there).  If you're interested, here's how!

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UPDATE: If Weather Conditions Hold, Lake Superior Ice Caves Near Apostle Islands Could Open For The Weekend

Did you get to see the ice caves last year?  I  regret I couldn't find the time to travel to Bayfield and see the amazing Wisconsin Ice Caves.  Original predictions looked good that we may get the chance to visit them again this year.  The verdict has wavered since then, but as of yesterday are once again looking somewhat favorable.

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Cathy Kates’ Dog Wants To Play NOT Do Laundry [VIDEO]

Ok, so many of you enjoyed the antics of my Schnauzer watching the Westminster competition I thought I'd share what happened this past weekend when I was putting clothes away in my closet.

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Your Voice Can Be Heard For The West Duluth Sports Corridor, Fill Out The Questionnaire And Attend The Open House

There will be an open house held for the public to hear about a proposed plan that will make the West Duluth sports corridor a premiere athletic destination for Northeastern Minnesota.  You should fill out the questionnaire and attend the meeting to have your voice heard.  A project like this is important to our future athletes and the revenue potential our to our City could be enormous.

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