Almanac North - June 20, 2014

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Video Summary

Topics: "Iron Range Tourism Outlook" & "Vikre Distillery Tour" & "Maurices Headquarters Groundbreaking"

Description: Despite an extremely wet spring, Iron Range tourism officials are optimistic about the summer visitor season and the economic impact tourism is creating on the Range.

A new craft distillery in Duluth's Canal Park is the first legal distillery in the city since prohibition.

And two major projects broke ground in downtown Duluth this week.

Guests: Beth Pierce, Iron Range Tourism Bureau; Jim Makowsky, Iron Range Tourism Board; Tammy Mattonen, Minnesota Discovery Center; Joel & Emily Vikre, Vikre Distillery; George Goldfarb, Maurices'; President; Gov. Mark Dayton, DFL-Minnesota

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Click here for more information or visit the Minnesota Legacy website.

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