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5 Businesses I'd Like to See Replace Younkers at the Miller Hill
Recently, the Northland received word that Younkers would be going out of business and vacating their premium space at the Miller Hill Mall. That's a big space to fill, so I hope the next business that goes there brings something new to the mall and something the community and tourists both ca…
Minnesota Drivers Licenses Valid For Air Travel Until 2020
If you're a Minnesota resident concerned about getting a REAL-ID-compliant drivers license, it was announced today that you can continue to use your standard driver's license or other state-issued ID cards for domestic air travel until 2020.
Area KOA Campgrounds Offering Special Saturday to Help Kids
It's time to hit the woods for some camping fun! If you can get out this upcoming weekend, visit a participating KOA camground, including the Cloquet/Duluth KOA Journey Campground, for special price with proceeds to benefit kids fighting cancer.
Grand Marais Kite Festival Flies Saturday May 5
It finally feels like spring in the Northland, so it's the perfect time do to the very spring-like activity of flying a kite! This Saturday, May 5, Grand Marais will be hosting Kites at the Harbor: Grand Marais Kite Festival.
Minnesota Slip Seawall Project Resumes with End Date In Sight
If you've driven near where the William A. Irvin is normally docked or behind the DECC, then you know it's slow going due to the once stalled Minnesota Slip Seawall Project. Good news arrived recently that the project has resumed and an end date is in sight.
Grandma's Marathon Working To Become Zero Waste Event
Marathons, and related races, can be messy affairs. Runners bring extra clothes that are discarded along the course, cups of water are tossed to the ground and food wrappers abound. Grandma's Marathon recognizes this and is working towards becoming a zero waste event.
With More Runners Out Near Roads, Drivers Must Put Phones Away
Fitger's 5K was Saturday and for many Northland runners, that is a catalyst to kick their training into high gear for Grandma's Marathon races and more. As more runners and people in general take to the streets, drivers must be more diligent about not texting while driving.
Chuck Fletcher Out As Minnesota Wild GM
The Minnesota Wild ultimately disappointed again this season and today Wild owner Craig Leipold announced that GM Chuck Fletcher would not be back next season.
Motorcycle Skills Training Starts April 26 at LSC
The start of motorcycle riding season is here. Just as drivers of other vehicles need to look out for motorcycles, it's always a great idea for motorcyclists to learn or brush up on riding skills.