UMD’s Johnson receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tadd Johnson was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Native American Finance Officers Association in September 2021. Through its work in growing tribal economies and strengthening tribal finance, NAFOA supports the advancement of independent and culturally vibrant American Indian and Alaska Native communities. NAFOA commended Johnson for his years of dedication and commitment to advocating on behalf of...

St. Scholastica Community Day tradition continues

St. Scholastica Community Day tradition continues

The College of St. Scholastica will host its 22nd annual Community Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6. During this day of service, classes are canceled so that students, faculty and staff can spend time giving back to the Twin Ports community. Mary Anderson, director of career services, and Jessica Ellingson, director of campus ministry, coordinate the volunteer opportunities and enlist members...

UMD’s Johnson receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tadd Johnson was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Native American Finance Officers Association in September 2021. Through its work in growing tribal economies and strengthening tribal finance, NAFOA supports the advancement of independent and culturally vibrant American Indian and Alaska Native communities. NAFOA commended Johnson for his years of dedication and commitment to advocating on behalf of...

Wild hold late preseason workout at Amsoil Arena in Duluth

Wild hold late preseason workout at Amsoil Arena in Duluth

Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov skated off the ice after signing autographs for over 10 minutes at the end of Tuesday’s preseason workout at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Kaprizov, 24, recently signed a five-year, $45 million ($9 million AAV) contract with Minnesota, which opens at Anaheim Friday night. Howie Hanson / DuluthTimes.com

Greybeard Hawks

Greybeard Hawks

Several players and coaches from the 1981 Hermantown high school football state runner-up team were recognized at halftime of the Hermantown-Cloquet football game at Corey Veech Memorial Field in Hermantown on Friday night. Howie Hanson / DuluthTimes.com

Allete announces new partner in Nemadji Trail Energy Center Project

Allete announced today it is selling a portion of its ownership stake in the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center to North Dakota-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative for approximately $20 million. Basin Electric will become a 30 percent owner in the facility through its wholly owned subsidiary Nemadji River Generation LLC. Allete will retain a 20 percent ownership stake in the...

Duluth Police Report: Timeline of events leading to arrest of Walker-Nelson

By Mattie Hjelseth To best describe the actions leading to the arrest of 30-year-old Cody Lee Walker-Nelson on Friday, the Duluth Police Department has provided this timeline outlining the chaotic events of that day. The incident concluded after Walker-Nelson, armed and barricaded in a West Duluth apartment building, was taken into custody after communication with the Duluth Police Department’s Crisis...

John Magas: Farewell, Historic Old Central High School

John Magas: Farewell, Historic Old Central High School

As we head into Fall and into a new month, it is definitely a time of transitions. I started this morning at 6:45 with a group of colleagues from Historic Old Central High School who gathered to watch the sunrise near the lift bridge, drinking coffee and commemorating our final days in the building, as most of us are transitioning...

Two Harbors bridge construction to start Wednesday

Construction at Silver Creek on Hwy 61 north of Two Harbors will begin on Wednesday. Work this fall will include the construction of a temporary bypass at Silver Creek, associated earth retention system and a surcharge for the bridge. Traffic will be shifted over on Hwy 61 until the temporary bypass is completed at which time traffic will be placed...

DeLuca honored by Center for Transportation Studies

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Transportation Studies presented Duluth Seaway Port Authority Executive Director Deb DeLuca with its 2021 Distinguished Service Award today at a virtual ceremony led by CTS Interim Director Dawn Hood. The William K. Smith Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a private sector professional in the freight transportation and supply chain industry for leadership...

Howie Hanson: Duluth hosts college men’s hockey showcase this weekend

Howie Hanson: Duluth hosts college men’s hockey showcase this weekend

DULUTH — Four top-10 nationally-ranked teams will compete in the Ice Breaker college men’s hockey tournament here this weekend. In semifinal games today at Amsoil Arena, No. 1 Minnesota State-Mankato (3-1) will face No. 10 Providence College (3-0) at 4 p.m. and No. 3 Michigan (2-0) will battle the host No. 5 Bulldogs (2-0) at 7:37 p.m. Seven NHL first-round...

CherryRoad Media acquires 20 newspapers in four states

CherryRoad Media Inc. announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 20 newspapers from Gannett Co., Inc. The newspapers, which include five dailies, are published in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. Dirks, Van Essen & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented Gannett in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed. This...

Korean delegation visits St. Louis County to explore TV/film production opportunities

Korean delegation visits St. Louis County to explore TV/film production opportunities

A delegation from South Korea is visiting St. Louis County this week, attending the Catalyst Festival and touring locations around the county as part of the festival’s outreach to international content creators. The delegation includes five TV series creators from South Korea along with dignitaries from The Korea Foundation are attending. The Korean Foundation is meeting with local politicians and...

Print It! Superintendent Whitman’s note to Hermantown parents and students

Hermantown Schools Superintendent Wayne Whitwam sent this note to Hermantown parents and students on Thursday: “The bi-weekly case rate for Duluth/Proctor/Hermantown this week is 25.30 and projected to be 31.29 per 10,000 next week. In our plan we require face coverings age 2 through 6th grade at 25 per 10,000 so we have hit that threshold. We utilize county numbers...

 

 

 

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