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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Hundreds Pay Tribute to Prince During Purple Lighting of Enger Tower in Duluth [VIDEO]

Even though foggy, cold, and rainy conditions persisted through the evening, hundreds of people visited Enger Tower in Duluth as it was lit up in purple as a tribute to the iconic Minnesotan and musical legend, Prince.

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Superior Residents Offered Free Landfill Days the Next Two Saturdays

If you're a Superior resident that has been left with a lot things that need to go to the dump after spring cleaning, then you'll want to take advantage of upcoming free landfill days.

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Enger Tower to go Purple in Memory of Prince on Thursday Night

As fans mourn the loss of musical icon and Minnesotan Prince, the City of Duluth will honor the Purple One by lighting Enger Tower in Purple tonight (Thursday, April 21).

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City of Superior Looking For Volunteers Saturday for Earth Day Cleanup Event

Now that the snow has melted, trash is washing off streets, down storm drains and heading towards Lake Superior.  Plastic and trash continually pollute Lake Superior, so the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Environmental Services Division of Public Works for the City of Superior are seeking volunteers Saturday to help protect the great lake.

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DTA Transportation Center Closes for a Month Due to Construction on Michigan Street

 

The DTA Transportation Center will be closing on Monday, April 25 because they are planning on closing Michigan Street for construction.  They expect the closure to last about 30 days.  That doesn't mean that the DTA service will be suspended, you just need to catch it at at different location.

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Upload Your Keith Urban Selfie to Win Four Tickets to See Him In Minneapolis

We have teamed up with Bernicks to award one lucky B105 listener a four pack of tickets to see Keith Urban and Brett Eldredge November 5 in Minneapolis.  If you want to win, you better get to an area Super One Foods within the next several days.

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Is ALDI’s Cheap Beer Any Good? I Tried It, And Here’s The Review

Last night I ran quickly over to ALDI's in Superior to do some quick discount grocery shopping.   It really is a fantastic way to save money on your budget, and we now do most of our shopping there.  We've been happy with the quality of the products.   One thing I haven't tried yet was the beer there.  I've seen the unrecognizable brand names in the cooler, and I've been afraid to try them.  Last night I did.

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Deadline is Friday to Register for City of Duluth Softball Leagues

Another sure sign of spring is that registration is now taking place for City of Duluth adult softball leagues.  If you are looking to place a team in a league this year, you better hurry because the deadline is this Friday, April 22.

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U.S. Bank Stadium to Host Public Open Houses this Summer

If you've been in Minneapolis lately, you've seen how huge U.S. Bank Stadium truly is.  I'm excited to get inside that building and take it all in and if you're like me, you'll be happy to know that we won't have to wait until August.

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From The 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train Facebook page
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President Lincoln’s Funeral Train Car to Be In Duluth Beginning Memorial Day Weekend

If you're a history buff, an amazing piece of history will be in the Northland for a limited time and you won't want to miss it.  After President Lincoln was assassinated, his body was transported by train back to his hometown of Springfield, Illinois.  A part of that train is coming to the Northland beginning Memorial Day Weekend. 

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Why Is Rent So High In Duluth & Superior, Craiglist Rant About Rent Goes Viral

Yesterday I was looking through Facebook when I saw a post that linked to a Craigslist rant.  It's since been removed, but the message was "how do landlords expect us to pay $900-$1300 a month for rent?"   Also, "It would be cheaper to own a house."   In some cases, that is definitely true.  But why do landlords charge what they do for rent for homes?

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We Have Killer Robins Stalking Our Family

We've experienced something at our house that we've never experienced before.  Agressive Robins.  They stand out on the window sill and peck at the glass trying to get in.  I've never experienced anything like it.

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