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Video: Duluth’s C.J. Ham scores first NFL regular season touchdown in Vikings loss to Steelers


 

Duluth native C.J. Ham took a handoff from backup quarterback Case Keenum and surged into the end zone for a 2-yard score against the Pittsburgh Steelers today. It was Ham’s first regular season touchdown in the National Football League, on his first carry. The Vikings lost the game 26-9.

Flying with Dean and Donna Over Superior

In this feature, pilot Bill Bryson III takes Dean and Donna on a flight along the southern edge of Lake Superior. It’s pretty long for an internet video, clocking in at more than a half hour, but it’s a multi-camera shoot with background music and audio from the headsets … so it’s kind of a quirky thing to open in a small window on the side of your monitor and loosely follow along with while working or otherwise browsing the web.

For those who aren’t into “Slow TV,” the sexiest footage starts at 29:20.

A Farewell to Summer 2017

Fall is a time for reflection. This montage by Pete Garsow of Approach Productions features shots gathered around Duluth over the summer on his Canon t6i.

A Visit to the North Shore with Maya Angelou

Mike Kenyanya produced this short video of a trip along Lake Superior’s North Shore, with music by Kavuela and the Maya Angelou poem “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me at All” as the backdrop.

Laura Mae Sellner – “Awareness”

New video produced by Killy Kay, shot at various Duluth locations in 2016. It features poetry written and performed by Laura Mae Sellner for the Homegrown Music Festival.

Labor Day Weekend on the North Shore

Josiah Bondy of Minneapolis put together a few clips from his Labor Day weekend trip to Duluth.

Hiking at Gooseberry Falls

Noah Penn and his new friends from the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Chi Alpha chapter, a Christian campus ministry, hike the majestic Gooseberry Falls State Park, about 30 miles northeast of Duluth.

Charlie Parr – “Peaceful Valley”

“Peaceful Valley,” from Charlie Parr’s album Dog is a fantasy of closing the door, drinking coffee, listening to records and becoming a good recluse.

Animation by Jake Huffcutt.

Breanne Marie and the Front Porch Sinners – “Carousel”

New video for “Carousel” by Breanne Marie & the Front Porch Sinners. Shot at Chester Bowl by Michelle Truax of Duluth.com. From their upcoming album Wildflowers & Tumbleweeds, recorded at Sparta Sound with Rich Mattson.

The record release party is Saturday, Sept. 16 at Beaner’s Central.

Kuwaiti vlogger visits Duluth

Bader Alabkal of Kuwait takes a trip to Duluth with his pals Qutiba bin Yahya AlHashemi and Yousef AlMunaies. The first stop is Minneapolis; they hit Duluth after the 5-minute mark.

As often happens, the tidbit that Lake Superior is the largest lake in the world gets tossed around with some uncertainty. For clarity we note it is considered the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area.

Bob Dylan Hates Me

Absurd animated tales of encounters with Bob Dylan from filmmaker Caveh Zahedi.

Winona LaDuke: Jingle Dress Dance for the Water

Winona LaDuke talks about the Jingle Dress Dance for the Water, held July 17 in Duluth. Video by Keri Pickett.

Wisconsin Point Breakwater and Lighthouse

The PDD Drone takes a short flight along the west pierhead entrance to Superior Harbor at Wisconsin Point, cruising above the breakwall to the Wisconsin Point Lighthouse, also known as the Superior Entry Breakwater Lighthouse or South Breakwater Light.

Two Sweethearts and the Summer Wind

Video by Chris Bales.

Northern Pacific Ore Dock in Allouez

At Loon’s Foot Landing in Superior’s Allouez neighborhood, near the mouth of the Nemadji River in the Allouez Bay Channel, stands the remains of the Northern Pacific Ore Dock — built from 1912-13; abandoned by 1970. In July, Liftoff Aerials sent the PDD Drone up to have a bird’s-eye view of the old concrete-and-steel structure.