City crews responding to water main break, service leak

By Kate Van Daele The City of Duluth is responding to a water main break and a water service leak in West Duluth and on Park Point, respectively. The water main break is located at 71st Avenue West and Redruth Street. The water is currently shut off on Redruth Street from South 71st Avenue West to the end of the...

Elite League high school boys hockey in Duluth this weekend

Kowalski’s, an Upper Midwest High School Elite League hockey team showcasing northeastern Minnesota’s best players, is scheduled to play four league games at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth this weekend. Kowalski’s (3-1-2, 8 points), currently in third-place in the 10-team fall league, will face first-place Twin Cities Orthopedics (4-1-2, 10) at 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, and sixth-place...

Lake Superior Stormwater Chalkfest kicks-off at the Ecolibrum3 Fall Party

The Lake Superior Stormwater Chalkfest will kick off on Saturday in conjunction with the Ecolibrium3 Fall Party. The Eco3 Fall Party includes family-friendly activities such as chalk drawing, along with a free Stone Soup Harvest Lunch, an Eco3 10th Birthday Cake, shuffleboard and cornhole Games, plant giveaways, an interactive watershed demonstration and a community design challenge. The Fall Party is...

Ordean East’s Litman receives statewide award

Ordean East’s Litman receives statewide award

Tracy Litman of Ordean Middle School in Duluth has been named 2021 Minnesota School Social Worker of the Year by the Minnesota School Social Workers Association. She was nominated by Principal Gina Kleive and received numerous letters of support from her colleagues. The award recognizes individuals who reflect the highest professional standards, demonstrate creative leadership, and provide service within the...

Lake Superior College’s Cyber Security Associate Degree ranked fifth best in the nation

Lake Superior College’s Cyber Security Associate Degree ranked fifth best in the nation

Lake Superior College’s online network administration and cybersecurity AAS degree has been ranked among the Top 10 Online Cyber Security Associate Degrees for 2022, by Security Degree Hub. LSC’s program has been ranked the fifth-best in the nation. According to Security Degree Hub’s website: “The AAS in Network Administrator & Cybersecurity online program at Lake Superior College offers an exciting...

WLSSD sewer project to impact Lakeside portion of Lakewalk

WLSSD sewer project to impact Lakeside portion of Lakewalk

  On Monday, the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District will begin a four-week project to refurbish 13 manholes on a section of its Lakeside Interceptor pipeline running from 47th Ave. E. to 41st Ave E. in Duluth. The impacted section of Lakeside Interceptor runs beneath and adjacent to the City of Duluth’s Lakewalk. The Lakewalk will remain accessible throughout the...

Duluth traffic advisories for this weekend

Duluth traffic advisories for this weekend

By David Decker On Friday from 3 – 6:30 p.m., a portion of Harbor Drive between the Irvin slip and the Aquarium will close to traffic for Kid’s Inline Sprint Races. The Great Lakes Aquarium lot will remain accessible during this time. The Oktoberfestival will be conducting a short parade through the Canal Park area, from Canal Park Lodge to...

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...

St. Louis County issues $26 million in bonds at 1.85%

St. Louis County has completed the issuance of $26 million general obligation bonds to construct three new Public Works Maintenance Facilities. The bond sale was authorized by the County Board in August, and today County Auditor Nancy Nilsen updated commissioners that the interest rates on the bonds came back at a very favorable 1.85%. Auditor Nilsen credited commissioners for authorizing...

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...

Sign Up

Be the first to know when more contents are available!