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Bank President Locks Staff in Bank Vault For Safety During Tornado, Risking His Own Life

Earlier this week an EF4 tornado ripped throw Pilger, Nebraska.  Gene Willers, a Midwest Bank President rushed his staff of eight into the bank vault to take shelter, but there was a problem.  Someone would have to remain outside to lock it.  Gene took that responsibility himself.

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Aerial Application to Eradicate Gypsy Moths In West Duluth Starts Tomorrow

The City of Superior has dealt with gypsy moths and emerald ash bore recently.  In fact my co-host Ken Hayes had to have a tree from his boulevard removed because of the threat.  Now the Minnesota Department of Agriculture says we need to treat 1,200 acres of land in the City of Duluth to slow the spread of a gypsy moth infestation.

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Park Point Beach Opens With Risky Swimming Conditions

Summer in the Northland is not complete without several visitsto the beach on Park Point!  The beach is open to the public complete with lifeguards, the option of borrowing a life jacket and a warning of risky swimming.

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Homemade Mosquito Trap Could Help Keep Your Family Comfortable this Summer

I've never liked the smell of mosquito repellent like Off or Skin-So-Soft.  I never thought the Citronella candles worked very good and short of fumigating with a canister of insecticide fog like they use to do at the drive-in movie theaters, what's left to try?  DIY Mosquito Trap! 

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Play Dino Drop (Like Bejeweled) To Gear Up For “Discover The Dinosaurs” At Pioneer Hall This Weekend

After 65 million years, the dinosaurs are coming back and they'll be in Duluth!  Seriously, this is a fun, interactive, hands-on exhibit that will provide hours of fun and learning this weekend.  I'm a fan of the Bejeweled game and found this fun Dino Drop game (like Bejeweled for kids) to get you in the mood to explore prehistoric times this weekend!

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Are Your Allergies Acting Up? Pollen Levels Have Us Sniffling

This last weekend was the best weather we've experienced in a long time.  We finally spent some time outdoors at the lake.  We cleaned up the yard at home, and even did some fishing.  However, by Monday a few of us were feeling the effects of some terrible seasonal allergies.

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The Northland Casts Votes To Name The Otters At The Great Lakes Aquarium

Wet and wild!  That's how the two new river otters are described at the Great Lakes Aquarium.  Have you met them yet?  If you haven't had the chance to welcome them in person, no worries, now you can greet them by name, thanks to nearly 5,000 votes!

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While There Is Still Ice Floating On Lake Superior, Spring Is Evident On Park Point With The Birth Of A Baby Fox

My friend Lisa works on Park Point and was able to snap a couple of shots of the new baby fox.  He IS darling!!!  Many people have mixed feelings of a family of fox living on the famous peninsula.  Residents on the point have actually named the fox.  I train for Grandma's Half Marathon on the Point and while I was freaked a little the first time I saw the fox, I've come to look for her near the boat house.  Now that there's a baby, I'm really going to be searching for a peek!

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Great Lakes Aquarium Asks “What Should We Name Our New Otters?”

Wet and wild!  That's how the two new river otters are described at the Great Lakes Aquarium.  Have you met them yet?  If you haven't had the chance to welcome them in person, no worries, take the poll and when you do, you can greet them....by a name that you helped choose.

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Locally Laid Put Wrenshall On The Map With National TV Commercial [VIDEO]

It's been a long time coming, with a lot of support from several Northland communities.  You began to hear more and more about a local company called "Locally Laid" around the Super Bowl because they were vying to win a free TV commercial during the most watched sporting event in the nation.  They didn't come in first place, but second place is nothing to cluck at either!

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Celebrate Arbor Day (And Mother’s Day) This Year By Planting Trees for Bus Bike Walk Month With The City of Duluth

Arbor Day is typically the last Friday in April, but the City of Duluth has an opportunity coming up this Saturday to plant trees that will be along a designated bike route.  You can  watch your tree grew year after year as you enjoy the beauty of our City.  Make plans with your family (kids are welcome with an adult) to be part of history!

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UPDATED: Duluth’s Lakewalk and Rose Garden with the “Raising of the Roses” CANCELLED For TODAY!

It's hard to believe in just months, we'll strolling through the beautiful Rose Garden in the City of Duluth near Lake Superior, without a jacket on, because as I write this blog, we are expecting snow, but it's true.  Of course, to reap the benefits of the garden's beauty, the hard work has to start now and you're help is needed.

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