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Lake Superior College Hosts Spring Career and Transfer Fair Wednesday

Spring is the perfect time for new beginnings and this Wednesday, March 29, Lake Superior College is the place to be if you're exploring career or college transfer opportunities.

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5 Unusual Official State of Minnesota Symbols

If you were honest you could probably name the Minnesota State Bird, right, the Loon.  I learned that and our State Flower, the Lady Slipper at a very young age.  But, did you know we have a State Muffin or a State Soil?  Here are some other Minnesota State symbols you might not have known, just in case you're ever playing a radio trivia game.

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5 Things To Enjoy With Your Family At The Northland Community Wellness Day

I remember the first Northland Community Wellness Day that I emceed.  I walked into the Romano Gym on the campus of UMD not knowing what to expect...

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Destination Imagination via YouTube
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Destination Imagination is a New Team Challenge Program For Kids & Teens[VIDEO]

Last week we were all talking about the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament, and getting hyped up about Hermantown & Grand Rapids.  In the midst of that, I had a listener reach out to me and tell me how proud she was of this group of teens that were competing in a regional tournament for Destination Imagination.  I had never heard of this competition, but now it's something I'm going to look in for my kids!

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Minnesota Lawmakers Consider Ending Snow Days For Schools, Here’s Why I Think It Won’t Work

Minnesota lawmakers are considering to put an end to snow days.  Most students, parents and teachers alike are probably shaking their heads.  But, it's not what you think, students won't be expected to brave the harsh elements, there's another plan in place and here's why I don't think it will work.

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The Hair Angels via YouTube
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Did You Know There Are Salons in Minnesota That Specialize in Removing Lice From Your Hair?

Lice.  I'm not sure if anything is grosser or dirtier feeling.  Just mentioning makes you start to scratch your head.   We've been hearing about SUPER LICE and how they are resisting traditional lice treatments.  Well I have a friend's family that is going through this and it is horrible!  So they told me they are going to a specialized place that removes lice from your hair.  It's like a spa!

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Our Beautiful Duluth Art Institute Houses Many Learning Opportunities [VIDEO]

Have you driven past this historic brick building at 2229 West 2nd Street in West Duluth  and wondered what it was?  You may have seen the sign and knew it was the Duluth Art Institute but not sure what they do there.  I'm glad you're here, Dana shares info about the history of the building, what artists do within the building's brick walls and how your family can benefit from classes and events they hold.

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Firefighting and Truck Driving Career Night Wednesday at Lake Superior College

If you're looking for a new career, a free event this week at Lake Superior College might just provide that spark you've been searching for.

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City Of Duluth Looks For Volunteers To Help Tip Roses At The Rose Garden

You don't have to have a green thumb to help "tip the roses" at the Leif Erikson Park Rose Garden in Duluth.  In fact, you could use this as a learning experience. Tipping roses needs to be done when the weather starts to turn cooler.  It helps to protect the plant, almost puts it in a sort of hibernation mode.  Can you help?

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Photo : Josh Koop
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Ken & Cathy Deliver School Supplies From ‘Stuff The Trailer’ Donations [VIDEO]

First off, a huge thank you to everyone who donated and helped out with Stuff The Trailer!  We had a TON of supplies to deliver to local schools.  We stopped by to visit Cloquet's Churchill Elementary, and Willow River's school.

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lots to learn preschool videos via YouTube
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When Did You Learn To Tie Your Shoes? Kids Seem To Be Learning Later Now For This Reason

I remember sitting on the stairs and having my dad show me the two different ways to tie my shoes.  I must have been about 6 or 7, when I learned about the bunny ears, or the rabbit running around the tree.  I realized yesterday that our 8 year old, going into 3rd grade, didn't know how to tie his shoes when we got him new ones for school.  How could this be!?  Here's the reason.

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A Huge Thanks To All Who Donated This Morning At Cub Foods For ‘Stuff The Trailer’

Cathy and I did a live broadcast today for Stuff The Trailer at Cub Foods.  We asked people to swing by and buy a $5 bag for school supplies that we will donate to local youth organizations for back to school needs.  We had a great turnout and we want to thank everyone!

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