THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward... Posted on 8/9/13 at 11:03 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Rebecca (Becky) Nordstrom Hall, Port City Nominee
Becky Hall was nominated by the Lake Superior Medical Society for Port CityWomen of The Year.Most everyone knows Becky because she knows everyone! Her smile is contagious to say the least about herand... Posted on 5/5/10 at 12:24 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Setting up for new restaurants, retail
We at Twin Ports Business know how our readers love everything food and retail, so in case you missed it, the Duluth City Council voted last night to reshape the area between Kohl's and Central High S... Posted on 9/15/09 at 7:08 AM
I thought Duluth Mayor Don Ness’ recent decision to decline a City Council-approved $19,500 annual pay raise was one of the most refreshing and humble decisions I’ve seen made by anyone in public or private service in a very long time. It is extremely heartening in this day and age to know our mayor is not serving the city for personal gain even if the City Council probably could be justifiably reproved for not addressing the mayoral pay scale for too many years.
After a nearly sleepless night and some deep reflection over the breakfast table, Duluth Mayor Don Ness and his wife, Laura, called a news conference Tuesday morning. The Ness household announced it would turn down a $19,500 increase in annual pay.
Local dog owners got some welcome news Tuesday night, when the Duluth City Council approved a resolution designating Russell Square and Observation Park as sites for future dog parks, where Fido can run off-leash.
A bone of contention emerged Thursday night, as the Duluth City Council discussed a resolution that could designate two parks — Observation Heights and Russell Square — as sites for future dog parks in the city.
The News Tribune has been offering its endorsements all this month for the upcoming election. A recap follows. But our picks are just the beginning of the conversation. What will really matter will be what you think — and what you decide and just that you make sure to get out and vote on Nov. 5.
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