Updated: 07/04/2014 10:45 PM
Created: 07/04/2014 8:36 PM WDIO.com
By: Julie Kruse
Like every 4th of July, Duluth is pulling out the stops to mark America's 238th birthday.
With live music, vista fleet tours, food, and fireworks, Fourth Fest proved to be just as popular now as it has been in the past.
People got to enjoy carnival treats like popcorn and carmel apples, and kids also got a chance to hop on some rides.
All ages enjoyed the live musical performances at Bayfront Festival Park.
The end of the night concluded with Minnesota's largest fireworks display. It was accompanied by a synchronized musical radio broadcast.
Widespread Tree, Building Damage from Overnight Storms
People are cleaning up after storms across the Northland damaged trees, flipped docks and boats, and damaged some buildings early Tuesday morning. Winds destroyed a hanger at the Eveleth-Virginia Airport and the plane inside.
Multiple Campers Injured by Falling Trees in Northern St. Louis Co.
Campers in two separate areas were seriously injured by falling trees when a storm came through northern St. Louis County early Tuesday morning.
10,000 Homes, Businesses Still Without Power after Storm
At least 22,000 homes and business in northeastern Minnesota were without power immediately after a severe storms moved through the area early this morning. More than 10,000 remained without power as of late afternoon.
West Duluth Garage Fire Sparks during Early Morning Storms
A garage fire broke out in West Duluth early Tuesday morning as storms swept through the Northland. Flames fully engulfed the garage as the Duluth Fire Department responded. Downed power lines also brought Minnesota Power to the scene. No injuries were reported.
Teen Shot While Standing Outside Home
A 17-year-old girl was shot several times Monday night while standing on her deck in Eckles Township in Beltrami County. Authorities say they have a 40-year-old man in custody.