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A guide to the 2024 Minneapolis Aquatennial

Since 1940, the Minneapolis Aquatennial has taken place as an annual multi-day festival celebrating the city’s lake streams and rivers.  This year the city-wide festival will run from Wednesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 27. The celebration kicks off with the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade at 7:30 on Wednesday night and concludes with the Target Fireworks at 10:00…
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July 24, 2024 0

Attorney General Ellison secures more low-cost insulin for Minnesotans

Insulin manufacturer Sanofi agrees to cap out-of-pocket cost of its insulin products at $35 per monthly prescription, and provide free insulin to the neediest Minnesotans, for five years, in settlement of 2018 lawsuit Agreement follows similar settlement reached between the Attorney General and Eli Lilly for resolution of the same lawsuit; litigation against Novo Nordisk continues Today,…
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July 24, 2024 0

Diving into the Preseason: Bronco Girls Swim & Dive

The other day I had the chance to talk to some of the upper classmen on the Bronco Girls Swim & Dive team as they had started their summer practices. And I’ll let them introduce themselves. So what are they hoping to get out of these summer practices? I then asked them what their goals…
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July 24, 2024 0

Birds are cool! Especially Peregrine Falcons

Birds are some of the most common animal that can be found all over the world with over 10,000 species coming in different shapes and sizes from flightless to flightful. In Minnesota alone there is documented to be 446 species of birds. Can you believe at one point that use to be 445? Peregrine Falcons…
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July 23, 2024 0

A Day of Family Fun!

Over at the Iron Trail Motors Event Center, there’s an event happening at 10am on July 20th! We had the opportunity to talk to Briana Coughlin, the Sales and Marketing Coordinator for the Events Center, about what that event is. So where did she get the idea for a Family Fun Day? And what’s the…
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July 20, 2024 0

Voyageurs National Park begins their Dark Skies Program

Voyageurs National Park is excited to begin a fun nighttime program with their Conservancy branch which is centered around their “Dark Skies”. The Voyageurs Conservancy Education Specialist, Jesse Gates called into the studio and got to share more about the weekly program. So how do National Parks, like Voyageurs, get recognized as an International Dark…
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July 19, 2024 0

Busy Weekend for United Faith Church: Pop-Up Market on Saturday, Ordinary Elephant on Sunday

Over at the United Faith Church here in the Falls, they have a busy weekend planned that starts the morning of Saturday, July 20th. There’s gonna be a Pop-Up sale at 8am and we got to talk to Peggy Kelly about the event! So how did the fundraiser begin? And there is so so much…
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July 18, 2024 0

Darcie’s Dancers Dominate at Nationals

The other day I got to talk to Darcie Schulz along with three of her dancers, Rena Gedde, Liv Werner, and her older sister Ava Werner who were taking a couple weeks to recuperate after competing in the Nationals Dance competition! Where they talked a little about the experience. And they did really great too!…
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July 18, 2024 0

United Way NE MN’s presents you: Restaurant Week in Koochiching County! August 12-16

There is a new week-long event coming up in August that is called “Restaurant Week” which is being presented by United Way of Northeastern Minnesota. It is an opportunity for restaurants in Koochiching County to donate to United Way NE MN and their programs and partners, and Elizabeth Kelley had come in to tell us…
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July 16, 2024 0