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.
DNR Talks Safety After Hunter Attacked By Bear, More Details Released
Family members said a hunter is undergoing a second surgery after a bear attack in Pine County. Brandon Johnson is from North Branch and was attacked by a wounded bear early Saturday morning. DNR officials and hunting guides said tracking a wounded bear alone is not recommended.
MSHSL to Vote on Policy Changes for Transgender Athletes
It's in reference to a proposed Minnesota State High School League policy that's scheduled to be voted on this week. The policy would allow transgender high school athletes to play in sports based on their gender identity, not their gender at birth.
Domestic Violence Deaths Reach 77 in Minnesota, Wisconsin for 2013
Domestic violence resulted in 77 deaths in Minnesota and Wisconsin in 2013. A group called End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released the latest numbers for Wisconsin on Monday. Advocates in the Twin Ports say the important thing is to work toward fewer deaths in 2014.
Level III Sex Offender Moving to Rural Duluth
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a sex offender is moving to a rural Duluth neighborhood next month.
Fire at Lincoln Park Apartment Building Under Investigation
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out at an apartment building on 18th Avenue West near Superior Street on Monday. The fire caused $30,000 in damages.