Updated: 07/28/2014 9:03 AM
Created: 07/28/2014 8:51 AM WDIO.com
It's time again for Thomas the Tank Engine! He's coming to the Northland Friday through Sunday for the next two weeks. We had North Shore Scenic Railroad Executive Director Ken Buehler on the show to give us the inside scoop.
Day Out with Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride in their favorite tank engine, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in Imagination Station, and much more!
Tickets are $19 per person, and children under 2 years old are free.
The train ride is 25 minutes, but the "average guest" is here for 2-3 hours, depending on what activities are preferred.
Activities Included with Ticket:
- Access to all Day Out with Thomas events
- Entry to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum
- 25 minute ride up the North Shore with Thomas
- Imagination Stations
- Live music
- Magic and juggling shows
- Model train displays
- Thomas gift shop
- Free prizes
- Photos with Thomas
- Games and activities
For more information, visit northshorescenicrailroad.org
1 Dead, 2 Injured in Rural Mt. Iron Crash
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says that a 79-year-old Mt. Iron man is dead after a three-vehicle accident on Highway 7.
Iron River Man Killed, Wife and Grandson Injured in Rollover
The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office says that a 54-year-old Iron River, Wis. man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident in the town of Cable on Friday evening.
Community Leaders Spotlight Underused Income Tax Credit
Employers have just one more day to send out W-2 forms for taxes, but before this year's tax season gets in full swing, Duluth Community Leaders called attention to a credit that one in five eligible tax payers fail to claim.
Duluth Public Schools Prepped for Measles
With more than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in the U.S. including one in Minnesota, Duluth Public School officials said they're doing what they can to prepare for any sign of the virus in the Northland....
Mining Industry Day: We Are Hiring
The 3rd annual Mining Industry Day in Chisholm brought together mining companies and industry vendors, with folks who are looking for work.