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5 Places In Solon Springs That Sound Dirty But Aren’t – Our Town

Sometimes when we feature a town for "Our Town", I am told to use my imagination. Sometimes it comes easy. This time, I had to use my imagination. I've been to Solon Springs many times and love going there. When I was a kid we stopped for ice cream all the time, but now with the new HWY 53 you can't.

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Listen To Breakfast Club Sing “Solon Springs” – B105′s Our Town

Another week, another town in the spot light.  This week my challenge given to me was to write a song about Solon Springs.

Luckily, I've spent a little time in Solon Springs and had something to go off of

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The Original Name of Solon Springs and Other Historical Facts of This Weeks ‘Our Town’

Located about 37 miles from Duluth on the west side of the Upper St. Croix Lake, Solon Springs is this weeks B105 'Our Town'. Solon Springs was not the original name of the town, any guesses what is was called? Find out the answer and get other fascinating historical facts about one of our favorite towns, Solon Springs after the jump.

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Jardine Studio One Photography
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History Of Solon Springs Lucius Woods Performing Arts Center – Our Town

When you think of Solon Springs, you think of the Lucius Woods Performing Arts Center, a non-profit amphitheater that makes the community a tourist destination. I was in awe of the beautiful venue the first time I watched a concert there years ago. I would recommend the unique experience to you and your family, and to any artists that haven't had the pleasure of performing there. The combination of red pine logs that were used to construct the amphitheater and the limitless sky as your ceiling makes the entertainment of the evening unforgettable.

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5 Questions With Cloquet Mayor Bruce Ahlgren – Our Town

As part of the 'Our Town' series, I like to visit with the mayors from the cities we focus on.  The Mayor of Cloquet is Bruce Ahlgren.  The first time I saw Bruce, he was sitting in a dunk tank at this years 4th Of July celebration in Cloquet as kids threw balls to knock him into the water.

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MSHSL Cloquet Logo
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5 Hockey Greats From Cloquet – Our Town

 

Paying homage to Cloquet this week with Our Town, I am a huge hockey fan. So, I looked up some hockey players and tried to see if I could find 5 that made it to the NHL. Not everyone has, but I wound up with some interesting stories.

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B105 Breakfast Club Sings “Born In Cloquet” – Our Town

It's embarrasing, but it has become "my thing" in "Our Town" series.  Here's the song "Born In Cloquet," sang this morning on the B105 Breakfast Club.

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Things That Cathy Misses in Cloquet – Our Town

The B105 Our Town series continues today with a nostalgic look at this weeks town, Cloquet. Cathy has many fond memories of Cloquet from the Pop Shoppe to Pinehurst Park and she shares them after the jump. Don't forget to add your favorite memories of Cloquet in the comments section.

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What Caused the 1918 Fire and Other Historical Facts About Cloquet – Our Town

Located just over 20 miles from Duluth and on the St. Louis River, Cloquet is featured this week as 'Our Town'. Famous for a gas station, a fire and cooperatives, Cloquet is rich with history.

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Watch The Breakfast Club Sing A Song About Wrenshall – Our Town [VIDEO]

This morning I debuted the song I wrote for Cathy and Wrenshall.  She talks about Wrenshall all the time, and that's basically the inspiration of the song.  It's part of B105's Our Town this week, which we highlighted Wrenshall.

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Photo: Homie Kates
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The Town Of Wrenshall Is Famous For Their Brickyard – Our Town

It's hard to travel through the town of Wrenshall today and not see or hear a reference to the "brickyard".  Whether it's the "Brickyard Restaurant,” or "Brickyard Days,” a town festival in August

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A Brief History About the Founding of Wrenshall and How it Was Named – Our Town

The 'Our Town' series continues this week with the focus on Wrenshall. Located about 30 minutes south-west of Duluth, Wrenshall was officially incorporated as a village in 1926 and it can thank its founding to two men, one a railroad man, the other, a brick maker.

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