MORNING UPDATE: Interior Department calls Duluth's casino contract invalidThe city of Duluth’s efforts to hold on to a casino revenue-sharing agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have been dealt another blow.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
The city of Duluth’s efforts to hold on to a casino revenue-sharing agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have been dealt another blow.
Six non-tenured teachers were laid off Tuesday by the Duluth School Board in a 5-1 vote. The layoffs include four special education teachers, one English teacher and one social studies teacher.
You could say it’s a fish tale of the big one that got away — which is OK with Dominique Bowens of Duluth. Bowens was fishing near the end of the Duluth ship canal’s south pier Tuesday morning when the amplified voice of Lift Bridge Supervisor Ryan Beamer came from the bridge’s loudspeaker.
With upbeat rock music beckoning, hundreds of Cirrus Aircraft workers left their work stations Tuesday afternoon to gather in the large hangar-like area of the Duluth plant. But this month’s staff meeting was different.
When the Beattie family of Superior takes part in Saturday’s Kidney Walk in Duluth in honor of 18-month-old Jackson Beattie, a group is doing the same in Afghanistan. Jackson was born with kidney damage and — despite four operations and constant medications — he needs a new kidney as soon as possible.