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February 10, 2019
A crowd lines Superior Street for the Portorama parade in 1969. file / News Tribune
Portorama comeback? Long-defunct Duluth festival makes an appearance in the Legislature
February 10, 2019 - 6:49pm
November 26, 2018
The Lumberjacks team is shown between periods of the alumni game versus Duluth East in 2017. Pine Journal file
Cloquet winter festival returns Nov. 28
November 26, 2018 - 6:37am
Jo Thompson adds string ornaments to a piece of driftwood to make a colorful holiday decoration while other members of the Julebyen Crafty Club work on similar handcrafted objects to sell at the outdoor marketplace next weekend. (Teri Cadeau/News-Chronicle)
Christmas crafters prep for Julebyen festival
November 26, 2018 - 4:37am
September 22, 2017
Members of Theatre Fiasko, from Joensuu, Finland, listen to remarks by the Finnish Ambassador to the U.S., Kirsti Kauppi, on Thursday. They are (from left): Leena Kayko, Irja Hara, Eeva Sinkkonen, and Hilkka Haataja. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
This weekend, Minnesota celebrates the Finns, with rare visit by their president
September 22, 2017 - 9:08pm
September 17, 2017
Sylvie Kap, 3, and her brother Soren Kap, 5, both of Duluth, search for the perfect pumpkin. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
PHOTOS: UMD Farmfest at the University of Minnesota Duluth Land Lab
September 17, 2017 - 7:29pm
September 3, 2017
Mandie Brown of Superior (in red) gives roses to Brock Spies (aka Sister Luna Loveagoodtime, left) and Emily McGrath (aka Sister Kim Boocha), who belong to the Ladies of the Lake from Minneapolis during the Pride Festival on Saturday. "I wanted to thank them for being them," Brown said. Spies and McGrath said they came to the event to spread good cheer. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Pride festival: A colorful day by the lake
September 3, 2017 - 6:14pm
July 29, 2017
Mariah Lyscio (center) of Minneapolis laughs as her canoe rocks on Saturday at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. All Pints North Summer Brew Fest featured more than 120 breweries, according to its website. The canoe was part of Voyageur Brewing Company's "Boundaries Water Experience." (Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com)
Photo: All Pints North Summer Brew Fest
July 29, 2017 - 7:22pm
Kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders line up at the starting line of the Two Harbors Kayak Festival Betty's Pies 5-Mile and Ellen Anderson 10-Mile races in Burlington Bay on Lake Superior on Saturday morning. Five racers participated in the 10-mile race, and 39 racers paddled in the five-mile race.play button
Two Harbors Kayak Festival races to the end
July 29, 2017 - 3:53pm
July 28, 2017
Kayakers and their kayaks line the shore of Burlington Bay near Two Harbors in 2008 during the Two Harbors Kayak Festival. (File / News Tribune)
Paddling into the sunset: Two Harbors Kayak Festival to mark 20th and likely final year
July 28, 2017 - 6:24pm
August 13, 2015
Upcycled art items use discarded items as raw materials for new creations. Among works on display this weekend at Art in Bayfront Park will be leather purses by Patricia Johnson, bags and belts made with soda can tabs by Rita Johnston, recycled glass jewelry by Linda Banning and silver pieces by Connie Morgan.
Upcycle artists find raw materials, inspiration in discarded items
August 13, 2015 - 12:00am
September 19, 2014
Grass drag races are increasingly popular with snowmobilers who can't wait for winter. (Photo by Dan Bishop)
Fall snowmobile fest draws vintage enthusiasts
September 19, 2014 - 12:11pm
October 13, 2010
Take the Kids blog: Fall carnival at Unitarian church
October 13, 2010 - 6:03pm
September 8, 2010
Take the Kids blog: Lakewalk Festival
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 7, 2010
A bicyclist rides on the Lakewalk extension near 45th Avenue East on Saturday afternoon. The Lakewalk Festival is extending its activities as far east as Lakeside this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Lakewalk keeps moving east -- and business follows
September 7, 2010 - 12:00am
August 15, 2010
Frank Reischel (left) of Hudson, Wis., and Jean Clingingsmith of Rosemont, Minn., react as blues artist Scott Holt (center) sits down with them to play guitar in the middle of his performance at Bayfront Blues Festival in Duluth on Saturday afternoon. Holt left the stage during his set to wander through the audience and ended up in an empty chair at the back of the park. (Clint Austin  / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Every angle has a bluesfest story
August 15, 2010 - 12:00am
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