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Ken Hayes
Ken Hayes
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Halvor Lines Decorates Truck To Honor Veterans and Participates in Wreaths Across America

Once again this year, Halvor Lines is honoring veterans by painting one of their trucks, and participating in the Wreaths Across America.   The program has companies donate their time and trucks to transport wreaths to Veteran's National Cemeteries. 

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Harold and Kevin
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Harold Ankrum, Kevin Koen And Carlton County Raise Over $16,000; Receive St. Jude Awards

There was excitement in the town of Carlton this past week with the presentation of two awards from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Every summer Harold Ankrum and his fabulous group of volunteers pour their heart and soul into three events that many in the community enjoy year after year.

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Volunteer Fire Departments In The Northland Are Short On Volunteers

According to WDIO.com the rural fire departments in our area are experiencing a shortage of volunteers.  Actually, they have volunteers, but only a few can be really be counted on to show up when needed.  Then, additional volunteer departments need to be called in and that leaves their township without a crew.  What can be done to solve this growing problem?  Is it possible that volunteer fire departments will soon be a thing of the past?  Who would someone living in the rural areas call with a medical emergency or a fire?

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Christmas Shopping
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Win An Ultimate Shopping Experience With The Breakfast Club and Eagan Convention & Visitors Bureau [VIDEO]

I have had the pleasure of experiencing the Twin Cities Premium Outlet Mall, 3965 Eagan Outlets Parkway in Eagan and we had a blast!  It's holiday shopping and savings at it's finest!

The Breakfast Club's 8:00 hour is sponsored by the Eagan Convention & Visitors Bureau and which gives us the perfect opportunity to share an "Ultimate Shopping Getaway". 

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Despite Recent Snowfall, Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Won’t Open Until December 1st

Many people complain each year about the first snowfall, especially when it seems to come all at once for us.  However, there is always a group of people cheering for more, and they are called snowmobilers.  Even though the ground is snow covered, the trails don't open until December 1st for several reasons.

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Curtis Lahr via YouTube
Curtis Lahr via YouTube
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Take A Look At What Lies Beneath The Surface of an old Iron Range Mine Pit [VIDEO]

Growing up on the Iron Range, I was surrounded by abandoned old iron ore pits.  These craters left in the earth by mining companies filled up with clear ground water.  They are almost a crystal-blue to greenish water that is just beautiful, in my opinion.  Thanks to a GoPro and some scuba divers, we get to see what lies underneath.

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Ice Castle
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Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle Moving From Mall Of America To Eden Prairie This Year [VIDEO]

Did you get a chance to check out the Ice Castle at the Mall of America last year? If your planning on going back this year, take note: it will be in a new location. If you didn't go you might want to consider it, especially if you went to Lake Superior's Ice Caves and enjoyed that.

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Sawyer CountyRecord on YouTube
Sawyer CountyRecord on YouTube
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Original Famous Dave’s Restaurant in Hayward Burns Down

Shocking news this morning that the original Famous Dave's restaurant on Round Lake near Hayward Wisconsin has burned to the ground.  The fire was reported around 4:30 am this morning (November 3, 2014).

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(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
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Remington Recalls Models 7 & 700 Rifles Due To Faulty Trigger System

We are just several weeks away from the MN Deer Hunting Firearm Opener, and many hunters may need to check their Remington Rifles.  The models 7 and 700 have been voluntarily recalled due to a faulty firing system that can fire without squeezing the trigger.

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UPDATE: Loretta Lynn’s Postponed Concert At Grand Casino Mille Lacs RESCHEDULED

Legendary Loretta Lynn is still touring and was slated for two performance with Grand Casino.  Many of you hold tickets to the shows.  The concerts had to be postponed due to family illness and we have the reschedule dates!

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Dr. Perko and Cathy Kates
Katy Sunnarborg
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Why Was There A “Little Door” Installed At Essentia Health’s Erick Peter Person Children’s Cancer Center?

I had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Perko who is trained to work in Pediatric Oncology and Pediatric Hematology and get the answer to that question.  I also want to share information you and your family might not be aware of that will keep you at your job, in your community, with family and friends if your child should become sick.  All while still benefiting from the incredible research done at St. Jude!

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Birthday Cake
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Duluth Celebrates Birthdays Of Citizens 100 And Older

This City of Duluth is very good to it's Senior Citizens. From website information regarding Senior Citizen Safety to providing an Senior Citizen liaison to help with job placement and delivered meals.  Now, they're looking to honor  Senior Citizens locally and in the surrounding area, who are reaching or have  reached the young-at-heart age of 100 and beyond!  Do you know someone?

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