STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS They say it’s your 100th birthday
The city of Duluth Parks & Recreation Division is looking for Northland residents who turn 100 years or older this year for the annual 100 Year Birthday Party Celebration.
The event will be held ... Posted on 10/8/13 at 12:00 AM
JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS The City's Recreation
Today Amy Norris from the City of Duluth spoke at Kiwanis of Friendly Duluth. She talked about transparency and how citizens are demanding to know where their tax dollars are going. (We have gone from... Posted on 7/20/11 at 5:20 PM
Duluth Mayor Don Ness on Wednesday expressed support for allowing Minnesotans to use marijuana to help treat painful illnesses, but he stopped short of endorsing a bill making its way through the state Legislature.
There’ll be pitfalls and there already are questions and concerns, but give Don Ness credit for being willing to go where few Duluth mayors have gone before; that’s to western Duluth and our city’s St. Louis River neighborhoods when talking about investment, potential, opportunity and the next big thing.
Ness delivered his address in the new chalet at the base of Spirit Mountain in West Duluth, which is fitting, since much of the speech was devoted to talking up the potential of the St. Louis river corridor.
Joel Sipress, Duluth’s newest city councilor, had no connections to the Twin Ports and had never so much as visited Minnesota when he landed a job teaching history at the University of Wisconsin-Superior 20 years ago. But since that day, he and his wife, Claire Kirch, also a transplant, have made Duluth their steadfast home.
"It’s tough not to like Charlie Bell.” A News Tribune profile opened with those spot-on words in 2003 when the beloved, well-known West Duluth businessman and community activist made his first of two runs at the mayor’s office.
In response to the Feb. 19 letter, “Snow removal smacks of that other Duluth,” this winter has brought quite a bit of shoveling and snow-blowing heartache to the entire Northland. We all know it because our backs all feel it.
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