Duluth TV Personality Jack McKenna Dies At Age 91

We received word from KUWS radio’s Mike Simonson, on the Radio Superior Facebook page, that longtime Twin Ports radio and TV personality Jack McKenna died Sunday, Dec. 8 at age 91. Jack McKenna does a weathercast at WDIO-TV in 1977, the same year he was┬áchosen favorite TV┬ápersonality by Twin Ports residents. (News Tribune file photo)…
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The Louie Show, 1996

Comedian Louie Anderson, in character as Duluth psychotherapist Louie Lundgren, in a CBS publicity photo for “The Louie Show” from January 1996. (Cliff Lipson / CBS / News Tribune file) There’s been some discussion over on Perfect Duluth Day recently about “The Louie Show,” a short-lived 1996 CBS sitcom set in Duluth and starring Minnesota-raised…
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Complete 1973 WDIO Newscast

Someone recently posted to YouTube a complete WDIO newscast from 1973. It’s broken up into five separate videos. Enjoy: