Updated: 10/26/2013 9:32 PM
Created: 10/25/2013 3:16 PM WDIO.com
It's Playoff weekend in High School Football with Wisconsin kicking off their first round on Friday and Minnesota bracing for round two! Eyewitness Prep Sports Extra will focus on the High School football games going on across the Northland on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25: WISCONSIN
|DIVISION 5, GROUP A|
|SAINT CROIX FALLS||0|
|DIVISION 4, GROUP A|
|DIVISION 2, GROUP A|
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26: MINNESOTA SEMI-FINALS
|MOOSE LAKE-WILLOW RIVER||58|
|SECTION 5, 9-MAN|
|SECTION 7, 9-MAN|
A Special Feat for a Very Special Athlete: Superior Man Earns Black Belt
Brandon Moe has been training in Karate Taekwondo since he was a little boy. Saturday, he went for his first degree black belt, a proud moment for his mother who said complications at his birth didn't guarantee he'd be here today.
1,000-foot Laker Freed After Being Stuck near Bayfront Park
A laker ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth. Right before 4 p.m., the 1,000-foot laker got stuck right near shore. The laker was finally freed, with the help of two tug boats, at around 7 p.m.
"Walk a Mile in Our Shoes" Raises Money for Steps Center
We all know that getting enough exercise is an important factor in staying healthy, but on Saturday, the annual "Walk a Mile In Our Shoes" event also raised thousands of dollars for the Steps Center.
Winds Keep Hot Air Balloons Down... Again.
Kites and hot air balloons were in Bayfront Festival Park on Saturday, but unfortunately, that wind grounded the balloons for a second year in a row. They're hoping to try for another balloon launch on Sunday.
Enger Tower Goes Red for Rose Sale
It's for the 29th Annual Rotary Club of Duluth rose sale, which has generated more than $1 million in charitable contributions for our community.