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Aurora's new splash pad grand opening

In aurora Minnesota a grand opening is bringing a new way to cool off in the summer. The Caring For Kids Community group has now opened their splash pad, a playground type area but with water extremities. The group is extremely proud that they were able to put it all...
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Grand marshal Butch Ceglar "just loves living" in Aurora

AURORA — Anthony “Butch” Ceglar and wife Joanne live in the same house where he grew up and where his father Rudy Ceglar, son of Austrian immigrants Anton and Mary Ceglar, grew up, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Somebody asks Ceglar where he lives, and “Miller Location,” he answers. “That’s what I say,” the proud Slovenian said in a recent interview about being the 2022 grand marshal of the 5:30 p.m. July 3 Aurora parade. ...
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Barnum tops Aurora 6-5 in 10-inning battle

AURORA — Finding themselves up 5-3 through six innings, the Aurora Junior American Legion Baseball team just needed to hold on for three more outs if they wanted to come away with the win over visiting Barnum Thursday night. Post 361, however, had other plans. The visiting squad knotted things up in the bottom of the seventh with a two-out, two-RBI double from Joey Steen to force extra innings. Going...

Snorkel the Big Lake

Ryan Rodgers - MN Conservation Volunteer via MN DNR - July, 2022. In July last year, when Lake Superior’s surface temperature warmed into the upper 60s on the back of a heat wave, I snorkeled most days along the shoreline between Duluth and Two Harbors. My 9-year-old, Grace, usually joined me. I wore a wetsuit; she refused one. Despite her lean frame, she would swim for an hour before retreating with purple lips to bask upon the shore’s sunbaked slabs.

Paddleboarder aims to be first person with disabilities to cross Great Lakes

DULUTH, MN -- Mike Shoreman, a paddleboarder from Canada is attempting to be the first person with disabilities to cross each of the 5 great lakes. Shoreman was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome in 2018, leaving his vision, hearing, and balance permanently affected. He was a paddleboard instructor at the...

This Black Beach in Minnesota is a Must See

I think we have all heard about the great black beach in Hawaii, it's one of those things that people come back from a vacation there and say "You have to see this"! And I've always wondered about it. And now I hear about this black beach right here in...

Castle Danger Brewery & Customers Enjoying The Return Of Growler Sales

Local craft breweries in the Northland have been working hard for the last few years to "free the growler." Minnesota has a lot of craft breweries across the state, and one of the fun things about visiting a taproom is bringing home a growler of beer. However, Minnesota had a law on the books that wouldn't allow breweries to sell growlers if they produced a certain amount of barrels of beer a year. Minnesota is the only state that has had restricted growler sales of this kind.

Post 241 scores 11-straight runs to topple Barnum

AURORA — The Aurora Senior American Legion baseball team surrendered an early run to visiting Barnum Thursday night. Aside from that one run, things went nearly perfect for Post 241 as they cruised past Post 361 with ease, winning 11-1 in five innings. Barnum grabbed their lone run of the contest in the top of the first inning when Richie Balut snagged a triple to right-center off of starter Brayden...

Five candidates vie for Miss Aurora 2022

AURORA — Miss Aurora 2022 will be crowned at a ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at the Mesabi East Outdoor Sports Complex. Candidates are Gianna Lay, Alexa Undeland, Hannah Sahr, Olivia Sahr and Josephine Henderson, all of whom will be seniors at Mesabi East High School in the fall. Gianna Lay’s school activities include volleyball, basketball, golf, prom committee, pep club, JO Volleyball, National Honor Society, band, choir and PSEO. She has volunteered at the Haunted Trail in Hoyt Lakes and has coached...