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A Grown Man Tries A Hoverboard, And Fails

Oh, the things people do after a few drinks.  This 41-year-old man in Ohio swore he’d never try his daughter’s Hoverboard Segway, and then the alcohol kicked in.  The video features 11 seconds of wobbling, and one hard fall.  Luckily he wasn’t injured.  

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Most Side Lunges In A Minute

Okay, its the first of the year and we’re all focused on losing weight and getting in shape.  Well here’s one for you. An Indian martial artist has captured his fourth Guinness World Record by performing 59 side lunges in 60 seconds. B Sai Deepak, an award-winning taekwondo competitor, beat the previous record of 54 lunges in 60 seconds. He …

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Breaking: Eelpout Fest Cancelled For 2020

After an impasse in discussions with the county, organizers of what was planned to be the 41st Eelpout Festival in Walker, MN have pulled their lines out of the water and cancelled this years event. Organizers posted the following message on their website: Greetings from Festival Headquarters It’s with a heavy heart we announce the cancelation of the International Eelpout Festival …

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The Best News Bloopers Of 2019

I decided today to pull back the curtain, and let you know how it can be in the media sometimes. News Be Funny posted a 15-minute montage of this year’s Best News Bloopers.  My favorite goofs are a reporter getting drenched at a live event, and a weather guy struggling to say Northwest.

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Ultimate Contest Reaches 60 Finalists

The PowerLoon congratulates our latest set of finalists for the Ultimate Contest!  These finalists will be invited to join us at the Ultimate Contest Grand Prize Party.  They all have a chance at choosing the Grand Prize in the Ultimate Contest!    Make sure you’re listening on Monday when we give you another chance to get qualified.  If you don’t have …

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Brainerd Area And North Could See Up To A Foot Of Snow This Weekend

Sick of the snow yet? Well… we may see another round. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from 9AM Saturday until 6AM Monday for a good portion of Minnesota. According the National Weather Service, for Northeast Minnesota, including Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties: ” Snow should start during the early morning hours on Saturday but change over to …

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Oven Explosion Reported At Pequot Lakes Eatery

One person was reportedly injured after an oven explosion Thursday afternoon, Dec. 26, at Tasty Pizza North in Pequot Lakes. Apparently there was work being done on the oven when the explosion occurred. Pequot Lakes Fire Chief Tom Nelson said firefighters responded to check for gas leaks, and air care couldn’t fly because of overcast weather. One person was taken …

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