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St. Louis County Historical Society Seeking Volunteers To Tell The Stories Of Ojibwe People

The St. Louis County Historical Society is seeking volunteer docents for its new Ojibwe Gallery.  Training will be provided immediately for those who are interested. The Ojibwe Gallery features the work of nationally recognized 19th century painter Eastman Johnson.

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Celebrate Duluth’s Newest Bike Trail Wednesday, July 22

You and your family can take part in a community ride that will wind along College Street, through UMD, to the Bluestone Commons entrance, and beyond to celebrate and learn about Duluth’s newest trail next Wednesday, July 22.

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From a report at WDIO.com
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With Warm Weather Here, Remember Dangers of Drowning are Always Present [VIDEO]

Summer is an awesome time in the Northland, with warm weather and plenty of lakes and pool areas to enjoy.  However, it's important to remember that drowning is the third largest cause of death among children.

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The 4 Best Places To Get Ice Cream in Duluth

I scream.  You scream.  We all scream for ice cream.  I believe it was Abraham Lincoln or Richard Simmons who coined that phrase years ago and it still rings true today.  To me, ice cream is kind of like pizza in that it's hard to find really bad ice cream and even when it's bad, it's still pretty good.

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What Is This Mystery Object?

 

Today, a few of us DJ's decided to go across the street and take turns putting rubber bands on a watermelon to see if we could get it to blow up which is just another day in radio.  There is a YouTube video showing a watermelon blowing in this way, but even after placing about 1,000 rubber bands around the watermelon, nothing happened. I think that YouTube video is a fake.

While our great experiment failed, we did however find something on a picnic table and nobody knew what it was.

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P.A.S.S. Foundation Serves Up Food And Fun At This Week’s Superior BID Farmer’s Market

Make plans for lunch tomorrow at the Superior Business Improvement's (BID) Farmer's Market to support the P.A.S.S. Foundation (Performing Arts Student Scholarship).  It's a true kick off to summer and so much fun to watch the market's tables slowly fill up with fresh, local fruits, flowers and vegetables as the harvest continues to grow.

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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
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July 1 Law Adds Width to Criteria For Where ATVs Can Ride in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced a new law that will impact ATV riders across the state.

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What Are Your Dreams? Derek Medved Shares How His Dream of Owning the Gary Milkhouse Came True [VIDEO]

Derek Medved was one of the people who mourned when the Gary Milkhouse closed its doors. Some people figured there was nothing they could do and it was an end of an era. Derek took it as motivation to open the store he grew up with. In fact, he once worked at the store and said to himself, he was going to own the Milkhouse one day.

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Minnesota DNR Kicks Off Operation Dry Water Campaign to Deter Drinking and Boating

This weekend the national Operation Dry Water campaign will be in full effect in lakes across the area, aimed at deterring drinking and boating.

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Extreme Sport Involves Water Skiing And Fishing Called Skarping

There are several different ways to fish troll, bobber, jiggin', but have you heard about skarping?  I can't skarp, not because I can't fish, because I've never water skied.   This is wild!

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Alive With Life Jackets, An Event To Outfit Kids With A FREE Life Jacket Tomorrow

Some people don't wear their life jackets because they feel it's too restrictive, can you imagine wearing it to work all day?  That's exactly what some did for "wear your life jacket to work day" to raise awareness for the importance of having one for every person in the boat.  If you have children, but don't have a life jacket for them, here is your chance to pick one up for free from  Essentia Health-St. Mary's Children's Hospital and Kohl's Cares.

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Show Your Grandma’s Marathon Spirit With A Photo For A Chance To Win A GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

You don't have to be a runner to be a "winner" with Grandma's Marathon!  How would you like to own a GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition or a Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband?  It's easy, you'll be taking lots of photos anyhow, just tag em' and you have a great chance to win!

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