DULUTH, Minn. - The city of Duluth has been named Outside Magazine's best outdoor town.

Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken helped catapult Duluth by urging their Twitter followers to vote.

In the final round, Duluth beat out Provo, Utah. Earlier in the competition, Duluth defeated La Crosse, Minneapolis, Athens, Ohio and Columbia, Missouri

Duluth will receive marquee coverage in OUTSIDE's September 2014 issue when it plays host to a writer and an online videographer from the magazine.

For more information, go to www.outsideonline.com.

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