Weather Forecast

The zoo train passes by the Polar Shores exhibit at the Lake Superior Zoo on June 18. The exhibit has been closed since the June 2012 flood. What to do with the area is a major question for the zoo. (Steve Kuchera /

City wants Lake Superior Zoo to set new course

Email News Alerts

Legislators who included Wade Stadium and the NorShor Theatre into the $1 billion state bonding bill had one suggestion for Duluth when they turned down requests to help pay for improvements at the Lake Superior Zoo: Get a better plan.


“We have to have a plan,” said Duluth attorney Kevin Walli, the city’s lobbyist at the state Capitol. “A thoughtful plan on what our needs are.”

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 456-8080 and we can help you.