Updated: 01/30/2014 10:07 AM
Created: 01/30/2014 10:03 AM WDIO.com
This coming Sunday, Groundhog's Day, is your chance to kick hunger to the curb and all you have to do is enjoy a meal out.
More restaurants than ever are joining forces on Sunday, February 2 to help feed the hungry through the Hunger Takes No Holiday campaign. It's a great event donating 15 percent of all food sales to the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, helping thousands in need throughout the region.
This will be the fifth year Grizzly's Restaurant in Superior, Wisconsin (3405 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880) will help the Hunger Takes No Holiday campaign knock out hunger. Last year servers even donated all of their tips to help fight hunger.
This year more locations and restaurants are joining the fight. Grizzly's Superior location is joined by both of Grizzly's Duluth locations in Canal Park (310 S Lake Ave Duluth, MN) and up by the Miller Hill Mall (1722 Miller Trunk Hwy
Also joining in the fundraising fun for the first time this year is the 7 West Taphouse in downtown Duluth (7 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802).
All you need to do to help is head out to one of these four restaurants for lunch or dinner this Sunday and 15 percent of food sales will be donated to Hunger Takes No Holiday which then goes to Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank.
Hunger Takes No Holiday has raised about $75,000 that has provided about 375,000 meals to Superior and Douglas County, according to organizer Don Leighton. All the money raised in Duluth this year will stay in Duluth.
$36 Million Housing, Retail Development Planned for Duluth
Alongside Harbor Bay Real Estate Developers, city leaders announced plans Friday for a $36 million mixed-use luxury multifamily and retail project on London Road and 21st Ave. E. in Duluth.
Fond du Lac Reservation Homicide: Murder Suspect is Victim's Niece
The suspect charged with second degree murder was the victim's niece. WDIO spoke with Jen Martineau who is the cousin of the woman known as 'Waubie' and the suspect, Lydia Barney. She said this has been really hard on the family and the community.
Itasca Co. Man Charged in Infant Son's Death
Authorities have charged a rural Itasca County man in connection with the death of his infant son. An autopsy determined the 2 1/2 month old boy suffered blunt force trauma.
The Touchstone Awards: Mentor Superior
Mentor Superior has already matched up 40 kids with mentors. Their waiting list is about that long as well. Their work has been recognized by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.
Woman Charged with Murder after Stabbing in Stoney Brook Township
There is new development in the murder case on the Fond du Lac Reservation. The husband of the victim has been released, and he is facing no charges. Instead, the woman who police had been searching for, Lydia Marie Barney, has been charged with second degree murder.