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Up North

The Northland Roller Derby

The Harbor City Roller Dames of Duluth held their final bout of the season, but the sport is growing year, after year and his drawing in teams from all over the country.

  • The Pinewood Derby
 
  • Mont du Lac's Birdie Bash
 
The Fitgers 5K (2015)
  • The Fitgers 5K; A Northland Spring Tradition
 
  • Cutting, Creating, and Casting


  • Anglers Take to Island Lake Near Duluth for the Big Jig

    Hundreds of fishing anglers took to Island Lake just outside of Duluth for the 15th year of the "Big Jig" ice fishing tournament with a chance to win $4,000 and raise money for athletic scholarships for student athletes at UMD.

  • The Rock On Rock Climbing Challenge

    The Marcovich Wellness Center on the campus of UWS hosted it's 11th annual Rock On, Rock Climbing competition as part of the Wisconsin Indoor Climbing Series (WISC). Climbers from Minnesota schools also took part in the competition.

  • The Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic on Lake Superior

    The Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic is one of the top pond hockey tournaments in the area and for one local team, they have been playing on the ponds all their lives.

  • Crashed Ice Tryouts

    It's one of the fastest growing extreme sports world wide. The concept is easy. Whoever makes it down the course the fastest wins. It's the slopes, jumps and steep turns while gliding on ice that makes these skaters adrenaline seekers.

  • Underthun Auto Body Bowling Challenge

    Hundreds of bowlers from all over the country and parts of Canada came to Country Lanes in Duluth to crash the lanes for strikes, but in one division the lanes were a bit slick, altering the house shot.

  • KCPRO East Ice Racing

    These speed demons between the ages of 4 and 14 came to Pike Lake from all over Minnesota and even parts of Canada for the start of another ice racing season.

  • A Ski Camp at Spirit Mountain

    When most kids go to camp it's not in the middle of winter learning the basics of handling the slops at spirit mountain. Kids ages five to sixteen spent four days on the hill learning how to become better skiiers.

  • Past Prime, but Love the Game

    Eventually we are all told we can't play anymore, it's just a matter of when, but for one Duluth hockey league, these guys have a deep love for the game, and aren't ready to hang up the skates anytime soon.


  • An Outdoor Christmas Tradition

    As the holidays get closer, familes are still heading to the woods in search of just the right tree and carry on a winter tradition that adds good exercise to the mix.

  • Bowe's Taxidermy

    As another rifle deer hunting season is in the books in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the overall numbers are down from recent years, and and the hunters aren't the only ones affected by the slower season.

  • Start Your Engines for Snocross

    Spirit Mountain hosted stage one AMSOIL Championship Snocross series for 23rd straight year. Some of the top racers in the world competed in the three day event, including last years champion and Minnesota native Tucker Hibbert.

  • Preseason Preparation on Local Outdoor Hockey Rinks

    With the cooler temps, volunteer parents of the Duluth area youth hockey leagues has had a jump start to laying the water that forms the ice at the outdoor rinks for the up coming season.

  • Taking Advantage of Early Winter Snow

     Recent snowfall and cooler temps had made winter seem like a harsh reality for some while others are taking full advantage of it.

  • Superior Shooters Supply

    According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the total number of deer registered following the opening weekend is down about 30,000 from last year. With the Wisconsin opener next weekend, hunters from both states are still going after their bucks.


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