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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Superior Named One Of The Best Small Cities In America to Start a Business

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When it comes to the best small cities in which to start a business, Superior, Wisconsin comes in as one of the best around the country.

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Public Invited to Attend Spring Open House at Lake Superior College

Whether you're about to become a high school graduate, are looking for a new career or need to finish your degree, you need to be at Lake Superior College this Friday, April 21, for their Spring Open House.

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Spring Burning Restrictions Begin Soon In Cook, Lake, Northern St. Louis Counties

Spring weather has come early this year, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has begun implementing burning restrictions across the state.  On Monday, April 24, burning restrictions will impact Cook, Lake, and northern St. Louis counties.

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Michelle Truax
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Woman Today Magazine Recognizes Women In The Northland

I had the pleasure of attending the "Recognizing Women as a Driving Force Event" with the Woman Today Magazine at the Northland Country Club. The dubious award is given to women in our area that go above and beyond their daily contributions and deserve to be recognized for their additional time, talents, knowledge and volunteerism they give to Northlanders and for some, across the world!

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(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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Chester Creek Concert Series Releases Line Up Of Musicians

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation has put together a line up for the 2017 season for music in the park at the Chester Bowl Park. There are some surprise names on the list including Cresent Moon, our winner of the best area band, Breanne Marie and the Front Porch Sinners, and Mary Bue, who put out the best local music cd recently.

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Students Studying Fine Arts Are Encouraged To Apply For A Bluebird Foundation Grant

As a parent, I was constantly looking for additional scholarships and grants for my daughter to apply for to help with the cost of college.  Here's one that you should pass on to a student that is pursuing a career in the area of the Fine Arts.  It's through the Bluebird Foundation and the deadline to apply is April 28.

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Free National Weather Service Skywarn Training Class Held Thursday April 13th In Duluth

Each spring, the National Weather Service holds classes across the country educating people on how to spot severe weather.  It's called Skywarn, and it's a great way to not only understand how to identify severe weather, but also help with the warning systems in place with the National Weather Service.

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Used by permission from Denfeld Nation Automation
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BBQ Chicken To Help Propel Fundraiser For Denfeld Robotics Team Friday

The 2nd annual Denfeld Nation Automation dinner and silent auction will take place this Friday at the Denfeld High School cafeteria, from 5-8pm. BBQ Chicken will be served with sides and there is a meatless option. The main focus is to raise money for the Denfeld Robotics team who need every cent to pay for tournament fees, robotics materials, and other expenses that keep the team going.

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Minnesota DNR Expects Successful Stream Trout Opener and Season

This Saturday, April 15, is the opener for Minnesota's stream trout season and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects a lot of opportunities for anglers due to early spring weather.

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Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media
Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media
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Did You Know You Have Access To MN Bridge Inspection Reports?

I saw an article today in the Duluth News Tribune about the possibility of replacing the Blatnik Bridge within the next 10-15 years.   It's near the end of it's life.  As you probably have noticed, every year there are bridge inspections.  After the I-35 bridge collapsed nearly a decade ago, bridge strength and safety has been a big deal for MNDOT.  I learned today, that you can actually look up the bridge inspection reports!

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Duluth Area Bridge Maintenance Occurring Now Through April 28

Spring cleaning not only happens inside and outside you house, it also happens on Northland roads and bridges.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun bridge maintenance and your travel could be impacted through Friday, April 28.

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What Would Happen If The US Had Another Military Draft?

It's been a long time since the United States had a draft.  In fact there have only been 4 conflicts where men were drafted into service, the last being the cold war (Korea, Vietnam).   The US military is now an all volunteer force, but the selective service registration still remains as a back up plan.  So what would happen if we needed it?

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