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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...

More gunshots in Duluth

By Mattie Hjelseth At about 11:30 p.m. Monday, Duluth Police officers were dispatched to the 100 block of West 1st Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers spoke to multiple witnesses who stated a male drove by the area and fired several shots outside. Surveillance video was reviewed, which located a vehicle...

Essentia Health’s Moose Lake clinic holds ribbon-cutting

Essentia Health’s Moose Lake clinic, which opened on September 7, held its official grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The clinic will provide high-quality patient care by utilizing already existing lab and radiology resources. There will be two family medicine physicians, solely dedicated to this clinic, with plans to eventually double that number. The goal is...

New visitor restrictions at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Essentia Health-Duluth

Due to the increasing transmission of COVID-19 and the subsequent strain it’s placing on our resources, Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center and Essentia Health-Duluth are implementing new visitor restrictions, effective Thursday morning. In most cases, two visitors will be allowed per patient, per day. Visitation is limited to the same two people in a single...

Denfeld Hunter Hall of Fame adding 15 new inductees

The Denfeld Alumni Association will add 11 new names to the Denfeld Hunter Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 25 at 10 a.m. in the Denfeld High School Auditorium. Inductees include: . Elvira (Thompson) Johnson ’25 . Ingrid Strom ’31 . Armond Hauge ’46 . James Felton ’52 . Dennis Maki ’61 . Ben Kanninen...

Essentia Health receives grant to expand telehealth services

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems across the country have had to adapt and come up with unique ways to provide health care. Essentia Health was recently awarded nearly $1 million of federal funds to continue providing high-quality care via telehealth. The Federal Communications Commission gave $981,204 to Essentia to acquire remote monitoring devices, video...

Duluth mayor proposes 2022 general fund budget

By Kate Van Daele Duluth Mayor Emily Larson will present her proposed 2022 City General Fund Budget of $97.1 million to the City Council this evening. The proposed budget includes a 6% property tax levy increase. In 2021, the City Council passed a 2.98% property tax levy increase, of which 0.96% was dedicated to funding...

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