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Yep, that's Duluth on the cover of Outside magazine

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The city of Duluth is getting attention for its outdoor assets, while the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has again garnered a high ranking on a list of the healthiest cities for aging well.

Subscribers to Outside magazine are receiving the September issue that features Duluth as the winner of its “Best Towns Ever” contest and the issue will arrive at newsstands Monday. A social media campaign promoted Duluth’s hiking, skiing, biking, kayaking and other outdoor activities in delivering online votes for the city.

Check out the full view of the cover here.

The Duluth News Tribune previews the spread that includes photographs of Vikre Distillery, Northern Waters Smokehaus and Bent Paddle Brewing. The article mentions the more than 150 Olympians the city has produced and the record-setting recent winter, with its 23 consecutive days with low temperatures below zero.

The magazine makes no mention of who the cover model is (it's not the city's young 6-foot-3 mayor Don Ness, at right).

Meanwhile, the Huffington Post previewed a book this week called Healthiest Places to Live: Lessons from the Top Spots for Fitness, Nutrition and Aging Well. The book put Minneapolis-St. Paul in fifth place in its rankings. The listing will note that the metro area leads the nation’s 25 largest metropolitan areas with a volunteer rates of 36.5 percent for residents 65 and older, and that the United Health Foundation previously ranked Minnesota as the healthiest state for seniors.

The article cites "a strong local economy, incredible parks and of course the Mayo Clinic," in praising how the Twin Cities promotes aging well. Honolulu came in first on the list, followed by San Francisco, Burlington, Vermont, and Silicon Valley, California.

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